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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-05-2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By bapaul
well i talked to the guys at the shop thats been...

well i talked to the guys at the shop thats been working on my car (on and off) for the last few months and they said it was compressor surge. The Greddy Type-RS BOV (recirc) is getting put on today...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-03-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By bapaul
whats that noise?

ok... maybe i'm just retarded, maybe there's nothing wrong but here goes...

first off i'm running a VF-22, BPM TBE, K&N Intake, Hyperflow FMIC, and have a TXS-RFL BOV (getting replaced soon due to...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-04-2007, 08:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,659
Posted By bapaul
i got a call today from ECP and they got my...

i got a call today from ECP and they got my clutch in today. I should have my car back by tomorrow sometime...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-30-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,659
Posted By bapaul
uh you're about 3 weeks too late on that... the...

uh you're about 3 weeks too late on that... the engine was purchased on 9 Aug, today is the 30th. All i'm waiting for is my new clutch to come in (Monday) and them to install it (done by Wed)

bp
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-30-2007, 12:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,659
Posted By bapaul
UPDATE So i called on friday, and Jeff (the...

UPDATE

So i called on friday, and Jeff (the guy working on my car) told me that they weren't quite done with it just yet but it'd be ready to roll on monday. I called on Monday and he told me...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-22-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,659
Posted By bapaul
UPDATE! i JUST got off the phone with ECP...

UPDATE!

i JUST got off the phone with ECP and they got my engine in this morning, he said it'll be done by friday and he'll give me a call back then. I CAN'T WAIT!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-21-2007, 06:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,659
Posted By bapaul
oh well, i've got the money for it, and at this...

oh well, i've got the money for it, and at this point i just want my f'ing car back. i've been without a car since late March, i'm extremely tired of bumming rides to and from work everyday.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-20-2007, 12:23 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,659
Posted By bapaul
Alright guys here's the deal, i just got back...

Alright guys here's the deal, i just got back tonight. I got called when i was on leave by the guy working on my car. He said that the guy they ordered my engine from lied to them and sent them a...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-09-2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,659
Posted By bapaul
wow i didn't even look at the name, Shoaf you...

wow i didn't even look at the name, Shoaf you always have something to add and have by FAR the worst luck ever. You're always great help though.

meh i don't even care if it was or not anymore,...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-07-2007, 11:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,659
Posted By bapaul
:eek: wow is right. i should have it back in...

:eek: wow is right.

i should have it back in about 2 weeks with the rest of the work i'm having done... i'll be sure to post pics of the finished product.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-07-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,659
Posted By bapaul
yeah i was a little iffy on the blown motor too,...

yeah i was a little iffy on the blown motor too, considering i drove it to the shop... but they know more than i do.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-06-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,659
Posted By bapaul
UPDATE! East Coast called me today and...

UPDATE!

East Coast called me today and informed me that apperantly the engine is blown and i that a replacement would need to be ordered. They did some homework and found me a used EJ20 with 55k...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-02-2007, 01:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,659
Posted By bapaul
ohhh geeze thats bad. why remove the BOV?...

ohhh geeze thats bad.

why remove the BOV? isn't that what it's there for, to get rid of excess boost pressures?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-01-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,659
Posted By bapaul
i drove it over there so i know it runs and is...

i drove it over there so i know it runs and is drivable. As for CEL's i get none, but when i'm accelerating and get around 3-5 PSI it comes on and blinks about twice then goes off. Maybe there's...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-31-2007, 11:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,659
Posted By bapaul
thanks for the help guys, i just dropped it off...

thanks for the help guys, i just dropped it off at ECP today and hopefully it's nothing too serious and they'll have it fixed and back to me in no time at all :D
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-28-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,659
Posted By bapaul
i should know within the next couple days, i'm...

i should know within the next couple days, i'm getting it to East Coast Performance, apperantly there IS someone who knows how to work on Scooby's around here :D
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-27-2007, 05:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,659
Posted By bapaul
i'm sure about the codes, to be honeest i kinda...

i'm sure about the codes, to be honeest i kinda overlooked that... :(

i have paperwork from the previous owner having the injectors and UTEC installed professionally, but that doesn't really...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-26-2007, 09:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,659
Posted By bapaul
Exclamation Bad Shaking...

I recently bought a car from a guy on nasioc, and i bought it knowing it needed some engine work and that i was getting a check from the insurance company that would more than pay for it.

Here's...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   06-23-2007, 01:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,158
Posted By bapaul
sweet, Shoaf you're the sh*t. :cool:

sweet, Shoaf you're the sh*t. :cool:
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-22-2007, 11:57 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
i'm doing all of this assuming that in the 2...

i'm doing all of this assuming that in the 2 months they had my car they fixed the body work. i don't see why they would have my car, TELL ME they were working on it, told me it was about done then...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-21-2007, 09:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
i AM getting a check, but i'm pretty damnsure the...

i AM getting a check, but i'm pretty damnsure the body work is already done on the car. If they had my f*cking car for OVER 2 MONTHS and didn't fix ANYTHING i'm going to be livid. So pretty much...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-20-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
UPDATE: the insurance company called me back...

UPDATE:

the insurance company called me back and apperantly in the accident i broke the timing belt which threw other stuff off and ended up screwing up the internals in my engine... So the plan...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   06-20-2007, 08:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,158
Posted By bapaul
thanks! i'm not sure what exactly i'm doing with...

thanks! i'm not sure what exactly i'm doing with that just yet, but do you have a link to those pistons? i'm not sure which one(s) i'll need to replace or even if thats all i'll need to replace. ...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   06-19-2007, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,158
Posted By bapaul
New Pistons...?

so i totalled my car !Cry! but i have a plan...

i buy it back slavaged, swap engines with another car that i'm buying, and get this engine fixed. the guy i'm buying car #2 from says that it...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-14-2007, 09:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
UPDATE: Just got off the phone with the...

UPDATE:

Just got off the phone with the insurance guy, he said that the body shop told him that i broke the timing belt, a couple pulleys and some other stuff that messed up the internals in my...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-13-2007, 06:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
i'm assuming it caps at whatever my car is worth,...

i'm assuming it caps at whatever my car is worth, blue book gives me a little over 11k. so i should be fine, but you never know how life is going to sh*t on you next...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-12-2007, 05:45 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
well if it costs that much more to where it's...

well if it costs that much more to where it's going to total the car, then i'm a few more thousand in debt instead of paying $500. little bit of a difference.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-12-2007, 11:55 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
UPDATE: I called the body shop and they said...

UPDATE:

I called the body shop and they said that in the accident i broke the cam pully (or cam something) and that my car gets no compression at all and won't even turn on... !Cry! I find this...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-10-2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
they have a mechanic at the shop. going to call...

they have a mechanic at the shop. going to call tomorrow, see how things are going...

and thanks again guys for the support.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-10-2007, 01:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
Oh, i found a few more pics from the crash on my...

Oh, i found a few more pics from the crash on my comp... here you go.

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Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-10-2007, 01:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
ShoeFan: HELLS YES I WILL. Gray07: thats...

ShoeFan: HELLS YES I WILL.

Gray07: thats nine mile, comming off on NC-53 out towards maple hill.

Wagon: doesn't sound like a bad plan, but i've already got things in motion to buy another...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-10-2007, 01:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 592
Posted By bapaul
i always figured it was around 60/40 (front/rear)...

i always figured it was around 60/40 (front/rear) but then again i have no idea where that information came from...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-10-2007, 01:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,820
Posted By bapaul
+1 for the park bench, i was looking at those but...

+1 for the park bench, i was looking at those but i've decided i want an S203 style wing, but they're so damn hard to find...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-22-2007, 02:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 444
Posted By bapaul
wing help?

If you've read one of my other threads you'll know that my bugeye is currently in repairs from an unfortunate accident. However, i have some stuff sitting around my friends house that i want to...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-18-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
thanks guys. But here's some bad news......

thanks guys.

But here's some bad news... The body shop called me and asked if there was any engine probs beforehand (there wasn't). Apperantly there is now... (the engine shut itself off in the...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-16-2007, 09:30 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
UPDATE: The body shop called me today! I went...

UPDATE: The body shop called me today! I went down to the shop to give them my keys so they could move it into the garage and start working on it tomorrow. I'm pumped. I left in the middle of...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-16-2007, 09:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
Nic17fly did you read any of the above? i said a...

Nic17fly did you read any of the above? i said a couple times that the insurance company was going to cover the reapir costs and that it wasn't totalled.

also, i plan to call the body shop either...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-10-2007, 11:24 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,157
Posted By bapaul
i def agree with mosc, it's great for hauling all...

i def agree with mosc, it's great for hauling all my crap around!

+1 for subaru


P.S. Buy a bugeye, join the mafia ;)
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-08-2007, 09:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
yeah, i can't wait :)

yeah, i can't wait :)
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-06-2007, 12:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
UPDATE! USAA called me yesterday and told me...

UPDATE!

USAA called me yesterday and told me that they are going to cover the repairs! I called the Auto Body Shop and gave them permission to begin work on my car. $6841.28 in damages, all i...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-03-2007, 10:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
i looked at Geico, and they were going to charge...

i looked at Geico, and they were going to charge me like $500 more than what i already am, i looked at State Farm, Nationwide, AIG, USAA (who i currently have), and just about anyone else you can...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-02-2007, 11:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
Plan B: I buy my car back from the insurance...

Plan B:

I buy my car back from the insurance company, get a 9k loan, buy this car i found on nasioc, and mix/match until i get 1 whole car out of the 2 and part out the rest to people like you...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-02-2007, 11:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
The insurance guy finally called me back today!...

The insurance guy finally called me back today! Hey said he only saw $1600 worth of damages and that i should call the auto body shop and get it appraised and tell them to start fixing it. Too bad...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-29-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
i know i REALLY want to get it fixed, and...

i know i REALLY want to get it fixed, and continue my work in progress. But right now i'm STILL waiting on the insurance company (USAA), i'm going to call them tomorrow and see if they know something...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-25-2007, 05:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
Well i'm not exactly making huge amounts of money...

Well i'm not exactly making huge amounts of money with the military, so just up and getting a new one isn't that much of an option. When making 24k a year as a civilian hardly gets you by, imagine...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-24-2007, 11:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
so i called the insurance company today and they...

so i called the insurance company today and they told me that the guy went to the body shop to look at the car, but he didn't put in a quote for the damages into the system. I've already been told...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-23-2007, 11:33 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
will do, i'm calling them tomorrow to see what...

will do, i'm calling them tomorrow to see what the deal is.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-22-2007, 04:21 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
true, but then i am carless, and being in the...

true, but then i am carless, and being in the Marines i like to have a ride to work everyday. I don't like being in debt and i kind of doubt the bank would give me 10k for another loan to buy a new...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-22-2007, 11:17 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
So i'll have to pay off the 3k i owe to the bank...

So i'll have to pay off the 3k i owe to the bank plus the repairs? Did i read that correctly? that doesn't seem TOO bad....
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-20-2007, 11:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,682
Posted By bapaul
you mean buy it back and fix it with a...

you mean buy it back and fix it with a reconstructed title? Will i have to pay for all the damage to get it fixxed or will the insurance pay for it? this is the first time i've been in a wreck.
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