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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-05-2011, 01:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,185
Posted By rwatkinsii
They will not warranty this? i thought drive...

They will not warranty this? i thought drive train was 5 years 60k? thats what i was told when i purchased my car.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-04-2011, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,226
Posted By rwatkinsii
I was just surfing the web and found it on...

I was just surfing the web and found it on nasioc. They have a bracket for it. It's like 25 bucks from Grimmspeed. Besides I would make a bracket before I would weld the door shut. My buddy owns a...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-04-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,226
Posted By rwatkinsii
Yup thats correct! I got the Grimmspeed external...

Yup thats correct! I got the Grimmspeed external wastegate up pipe last night for 125.00 new in the box with black ceramic coating.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-03-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,226
Posted By rwatkinsii
Well i got the turbo today! It looks to be a very...

Well i got the turbo today! It looks to be a very high quality part. There is one mark next to there name but i guess i can live with that. Here are a few pictures!!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-02-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,226
Posted By rwatkinsii
Yea I was shocked about the 400whp and wasn't...

Yea I was shocked about the 400whp and wasn't sure if I was reading it correctly that they changed to needing internals later. I'm only gonna run this up to about 350whp until I get bottom end done....
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-02-2011, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,226
Posted By rwatkinsii
Im glad you posted that link! That was some very...

Im glad you posted that link! That was some very interesting reading. I feel much better about my current goal with e85 i should be fine so long i dont beat the shit out of my car lol. This winter i...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-01-2011, 04:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,226
Posted By rwatkinsii
Not exactly sure i was just told by the dude i...

Not exactly sure i was just told by the dude i deal with that larger CM will make your peak power in higher rpm. as far as killing bottom end i dont mind having less bottomend boost. This will save...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-01-2011, 11:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,226
Posted By rwatkinsii
I have decided on the 10CM because i like to go...

I have decided on the 10CM because i like to go to the track once and a while and dont realy fly around on the road there for the 10CM will put my peak power in upper rpm range. As for injectors 1300...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-01-2011, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,226
Posted By rwatkinsii
Yea sorry I forgot to mention I'm currently...

Yea sorry I forgot to mention I'm currently running e85! But am going to prob switch back to pump when I get this. But want the option of e85 later.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   05-31-2011, 11:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,226
Posted By rwatkinsii
Subaru WRX/STi 20G-XT Turbocharger

Ok so i have decided that this is the turbo i want! I will not be installing this until all supporting parts are in and i will trailer the car to my tuner. With this turbo im running the following.
...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   05-28-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 755
Posted By rwatkinsii
Track Day Data Log

Im at the track now and want to make sure car is running ok! If anyone sees a problem with data logs please let me know so i can park for the day. This is a new tune and got my best time on the...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   05-05-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,869
Posted By rwatkinsii
This was my first time to the track Reaction...

This was my first time to the track

Reaction .6641
60 1.8805
330 5.6594
1/8 8.8069
1/8mph 78.48
1000et 11.4986
1/4et 13.80
1/4mph 98.45
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-13-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,189
Posted By rwatkinsii
Thanks for all the input everyone! This leaves me...

Thanks for all the input everyone! This leaves me with lots more questions!! I think im gonna go with FMIC and 3 port next. I just traded my turbo xs 50/50 for a full recirc so that solves the...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-10-2011, 09:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,189
Posted By rwatkinsii
Ok so for right now the next best thing will be...

Ok so for right now the next best thing will be FMIC, Injectors, Turbo, Tune?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-10-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,189
Posted By rwatkinsii
What would be the best turbo for my money. I was...

What would be the best turbo for my money. I was thinking 20G but what one to buy is hard to decide. Everywhere is read one person says this and one says that. I would like to get something that will...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-10-2011, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,189
Posted By rwatkinsii
Im sorry i meant engine wise. I have already...

Im sorry i meant engine wise. I have already ordered springs and have been taking with a local shop for wheels. I have no intention of cornering fast i plan to drag race only.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-10-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,189
Posted By rwatkinsii
What next?

I have read through the FAQ but it seems more targeted to the 2.0 then 2.5. My question is what is the next step for me.

Current:

K&N Panel
Cobb Access Port With Remote Tune
3” Catless...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-10-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By rwatkinsii
This it an extreme adjustment driving with just...

This it an extreme adjustment driving with just the flyweel. Pulling out requires a little more gas then normal once clutch starts to grab or rpms die. im guessing because the loss in momentum. I...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-09-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,096
Posted By rwatkinsii
This was not very hard compared to any other...

This was not very hard compared to any other clutch i have done in the past. Lots of laying on the floor but my garage has a heated floor so wasnt to bad. I got a bunch of pictures i am gonna add to...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-08-2011, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By rwatkinsii
Thanks for the update bosco. So I have no worries...

Thanks for the update bosco. So I have no worries and are there any other downfalls? I know the revs will also drop quicker but how much quicker and will it hinder performance?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-08-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By rwatkinsii
OK Thats what i was looking for thanks!

OK Thats what i was looking for thanks!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-07-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 952
Posted By rwatkinsii
Lightened flyweel pully combo

i have read that older year wrxs would get a misfire cel with the use of both lightened flywheel and crank pully is this the same for the 08? i have a 12.9lb flywheel on its way and am gonna order...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-02-2011, 06:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,096
Posted By rwatkinsii
Thanks for the help!!! i ordered these 2 items....

Thanks for the help!!! i ordered these 2 items. Anyone know if this comes with the throw out and pilot bearings? if not can i just go to the dealer and pick these up? or do you k now of online place...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-01-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,096
Posted By rwatkinsii
So would This be a good option? I dont realy want...

So would This be a good option? I dont realy want an upgraded clutch just basicly oem replacement.

Exedy OEM - Replacement Clutch Kit SUBARU - Import Replacement Parts, LLC...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-01-2011, 05:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,096
Posted By rwatkinsii
So would This be a good option? I dont realy want...

So would This be a good option? I dont realy want an upgraded clutch just basicly oem replacement.

Exedy OEM - Replacement Clutch Kit SUBARU - Import Replacement Parts, LLC...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-31-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,574
Posted By rwatkinsii
It means he shared his map with me but it was...

It means he shared his map with me but it was locked to his AP S/N and i couldnt use it. Until he figured out how to unlock it. he had same mods and wanted to offer a helping hand to my situation.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-31-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,096
Posted By rwatkinsii
I am having the same issue now. What clutch did...

I am having the same issue now. What clutch did you decide to go with? Anyone ever use ( F1 HDSS CLUTCH KIT+FLYWHEEL w ACT 06-10 SUBARU WRX 2.5L - eBay (item 400125271019 end time Apr-23-11 11:13:11...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-31-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,574
Posted By rwatkinsii
Yea i just realizedthat last night Thanks for the...

Yea i just realizedthat last night Thanks for the thought!!! Braden contacted me and sent me a new map and the car ran amazing. In fact it ran so good that the clutch decided it had it. If i punch it...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-30-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,574
Posted By rwatkinsii
So I contacted xpt tuning about the issues with...

So I contacted xpt tuning about the issues with there map. To my suprise they asked for a log file and send me a new map. The cut seems to run much better then before. I will do some logging tonight...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-29-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,574
Posted By rwatkinsii
OK so i bought the map for stage 2 from (XPT...

OK so i bought the map for stage 2 from (XPT Tuning, The XPT Tuning Online Store).

My current setup is invida catless and KN filter.

Here are current logs. I just want to make sure this is not...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-28-2011, 08:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,574
Posted By rwatkinsii
I am just judging by my google search for...

I am just judging by my google search for slowboy. I just couldn't find any good reviews only negative. They might do a good job but being I can't find any good review with a simple search I'm not...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-28-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,574
Posted By rwatkinsii
How can i get ahold of this guy. I researched...

How can i get ahold of this guy. I researched this company but it seems there is more then one of them. If someone could send me a link to PM him i cant seem to find a way to search for users.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-28-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,574
Posted By rwatkinsii
Everything i find on slowboy when i google is...

Everything i find on slowboy when i google is bad. I havent for a person who is happy with there customer service. Any other recomendations for a tunner would be great. I dont mind driving. I just...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-27-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,574
Posted By rwatkinsii
I would like to go to agile. From what I read...

I would like to go to agile. From what I read they seem to know there stuff. How bad is current tune? Will it cause engine damage?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-27-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,574
Posted By rwatkinsii
The problem is I'm in pittsburg and don't know of...

The problem is I'm in pittsburg and don't know of any reputable tuner. And I plan to put a new turbo injectors and tmic so I hate to pay twice
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-27-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,574
Posted By rwatkinsii
Data Log

I just installed my catless DP and got an overboost cel at high rpm in 3rd. I have figured out how to adjust my driving to prevent it until i get a boost controller. I just want to verify my car is...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-24-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,569
Posted By rwatkinsii
Thanks for the help! I understand exhaust go...

Thanks for the help! I understand exhaust go through both side. Just needed to know so I can try to get o2 as close to majority of gas as possible.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-23-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,569
Posted By rwatkinsii
Do the exhaust gas come from the drivers side of...

Do the exhaust gas come from the drivers side of the turbo and waste gate is passenger correct? Just deciding how I'm gonna put the bung in.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-22-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,569
Posted By rwatkinsii
It looks to me on the cobb downpipe that the bung...

It looks to me on the cobb downpipe that the bung is right in the top center. Would this be ok to do the same to the invida? i ordered invida catless and EVO Wideband Digital Air Fuel Ratio kit from...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-12-2011, 04:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,569
Posted By rwatkinsii
I think im just gonna go with the nvidia and cut...

I think im just gonna go with the nvidia and cut the center out. I would also like to have the a/f port so i called a buddy of mine who owns a machine shop and he will drill and tap it for me. I...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-09-2011, 11:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,569
Posted By rwatkinsii
Downpipe question

Ok so I'm now looking at downpipes and just wondering the best option for me. I'm only looking to get to about 330-350hp so I am planing to go with a vf52 or 20g and keep the tmic. Will invidia...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-09-2011, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,009
Posted By rwatkinsii
Yes I did mean 93. I also did an experiment to...

Yes I did mean 93. I also did an experiment to test this and put 89 in and the problem returned. Used a quarter tank and put octane boost in and issue was gone. I have lowered the map to the 91...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-08-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,448
Posted By rwatkinsii
No i didnt it make no differance in performance...

No i didnt it make no differance in performance and in 3 months the car stalled when i pulled up to a stop sign 2 times. so to have the car stall 8 times a year and it sound good then it was worth...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-07-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,448
Posted By rwatkinsii
I bought the turbo xs hybrid bov. It will stall...

I bought the turbo xs hybrid bov. It will stall car rarely and sounds much better.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-07-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,009
Posted By rwatkinsii
Ok i figured out the problem. I was using the 93...

Ok i figured out the problem. I was using the 93 octane map and apperently the gas station was not pumping 94 like it said. I put a bottle of octane boost just to try and it no longer has the sutter.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-16-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,164
Posted By rwatkinsii
I thought the same but a friend of mine said it...

I thought the same but a friend of mine said it is very bad to switch after a car run with normal all it's life. I always used mobile 1 syn 10-30 in all my cars. I guess next change I will go syn.
...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-16-2011, 12:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,164
Posted By rwatkinsii
I used to always change my own oil and just got...

I used to always change my own oil and just got so busy it was a better option to get it done one time by paying. I now realize that I'm going to have to start doing it myself again so I know it's...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-15-2011, 05:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,164
Posted By rwatkinsii
Thank you for the reply!! I went last night and...

Thank you for the reply!! I went last night and had the excess drained was about 1.5q over and I didn't notice for about 50mi. I did notice today that smoke still came from the tail pipes when I...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-13-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,164
Posted By rwatkinsii
Exhaust smoking after oil change

I had my oil changed tonight and now if the car sits for about 45min + when i start it smokes like crazy for a few seconds. I did check the oil and it is a little over full. Is this the cause of the...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-13-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,009
Posted By rwatkinsii
08 WRX low rpm stutter

Last week i bought a 08 wrx with 28k


Currently i installed

spt catback
cobb tuner
k&n
Turboxs Hybrid 50/50 bov
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