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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-28-2005, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,885
Posted By AZ-Scoob
When I took the uppipe off to finish the welding...

When I took the uppipe off to finish the welding do you really think I left the metal inside everything to jack up my motor?? Gee Yogie I guess not! I took the time to clean out the pipe, turbine...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-27-2005, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,885
Posted By AZ-Scoob
the uppipe was part of the stone racing equal...

the uppipe was part of the stone racing equal length header, the fix is working great, just getting a wee bit sick of hitting everything with the collector. probably going to pick up a gt-spec header...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-26-2005, 11:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,885
Posted By AZ-Scoob
no leakage at all, I guess it is nice having a...

no leakage at all, I guess it is nice having a bad ass welder at your disposal, It can weld aluminum, stainless, or mild steel. also helps to have scrap pipe from doing custom turbo installs sitting...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-26-2005, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,885
Posted By AZ-Scoob
Uppipe cracked!!

last night was soooo much fun, I had to pull the uppipe off my car because the flex section in my uppipe cracked almost in two!! the thing sounded like a honda with the muffler sawed off. so last...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   03-18-2005, 12:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,459
Posted By AZ-Scoob
what del said, the wideband is used for tuning,...

what del said, the wideband is used for tuning, typically installed in addition to your current O2's
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   03-18-2005, 12:47 AM
Replies: 9
  ECUtek
Views: 1,162
Posted By AZ-Scoob
I am the new lead mechanic at Vivid Racing, we...

I am the new lead mechanic at Vivid Racing, we can do a reflash to whatever mods you have, a fairly accurate list is needed to get the best results (including elevation or location so we can get the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-01-2005, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,256
Posted By AZ-Scoob
I have the Agency Power short throw shifter and...

I have the Agency Power short throw shifter and bushings, shorter throw as well as shorter height than any others I have installed, aluminum construction as well! cost for shifter and bushings,...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-26-2005, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By AZ-Scoob
I agree, sounds like a synchro. try redline mt-90...

I agree, sounds like a synchro. try redline mt-90 in the trans and see if that helps.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-14-2005, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By AZ-Scoob
everything is working great, will try to datalog...

everything is working great, will try to datalog a few pulls, and do some fine tuning, I have been running a 50/50 blend of 104 no lead and 91 crap gas. will do a tune on straight 91, then on 104. I...
Forum: Handling Tech   02-13-2005, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,346
Posted By AZ-Scoob
I use a vacuum bleeder to do the brakes on my...

I use a vacuum bleeder to do the brakes on my customers cars, it hooks up to an air compressor, creates a vacuum in a container to suck out the fluid. very fast to do, about 20 minutes to do a full...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-12-2005, 08:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By AZ-Scoob
cool, got the map, gonna load it tomorrow!

cool, got the map, gonna load it tomorrow!
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-11-2005, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By AZ-Scoob
thanks! PM has been sent.

thanks! PM has been sent.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-11-2005, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 831
Posted By AZ-Scoob
Need Utec map for VF-34, TMIC, header, ect.

Hey guys, been workig two jobs lately, had NO time to tune a map, or get my car dyno tuned and was hoping somebody out there has a map close to my mods that I can use until I get the time to fine...
Forum: Handling Tech   01-29-2005, 01:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,321
Posted By AZ-Scoob
I drive past Bondurants every day on my way to...

I drive past Bondurants every day on my way to work, always busy, cars racing all over the complex, I think if you cannot afford the school, the book may be pretty good as well. you could also look...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-29-2005, 01:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,020
Posted By AZ-Scoob
RA gearset is he way to go, I put one in my car a...

RA gearset is he way to go, I put one in my car a while ago, no problems so far, the RA gearset is good for around 350-375WHP safely, I might be swapping out my trans for the 6-speed because I am...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-27-2005, 01:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By AZ-Scoob
subaru has a bulletin on this condition, it says...

subaru has a bulletin on this condition, it says to replace the two lines under the plastic intake pipe, both the metal and rubber ones to updated parts...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   01-27-2005, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By AZ-Scoob
if the fluid is low, and there is signs of...

if the fluid is low, and there is signs of leakage, you need to fix the leak, not bleed the clutch system. there are only a few places it can leak out from, the clutch master cyl. that would likely...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-13-2005, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By AZ-Scoob
took a few hours to do, I did them while at work,...

took a few hours to do, I did them while at work, used a heat gun instead of an oven. I would give yourself a full day to take them apart, paint them, and put everything back together.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-13-2005, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,569
Posted By AZ-Scoob
need to get batteries for the camera, I will take...

need to get batteries for the camera, I will take some pics of my setup
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-11-2005, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 682
Posted By AZ-Scoob
could be a heat shield too close to the body...

could be a heat shield too close to the body causing a rattle, have the dealership check it out, as for the wipers, if you have taken your car through a carwash lately, the spray wax has a tendancy...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-11-2005, 09:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,569
Posted By AZ-Scoob
they mount to the lower two cluster mounting...

they mount to the lower two cluster mounting screws, then you can install the bezel using the supplied screws. mine got lost during the move to my new house so I made new ones out of aluminum,...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-11-2005, 12:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 814
Posted By AZ-Scoob
like mine? here is where I got my info: headlight...

like mine? here is where I got my info: headlight mod (http://www.scoobymods.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1261)
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-10-2005, 11:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By AZ-Scoob
ice??? I have some in my whiskey right now!...

ice??? I have some in my whiskey right now! although I dont think I will try to stop my car on it, might spill on the keyboard and cause all sorts of problems!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-10-2005, 11:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,569
Posted By AZ-Scoob
there are two metal clips that slide on to those...

there are two metal clips that slide on to those plastic tabs these clips have threaded holes in them to secure the bezel in place, they likely fell into the dash and are gone forever. look behind...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-09-2005, 01:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By AZ-Scoob
I also own an 02 passat turbo (same motor as your...

I also own an 02 passat turbo (same motor as your A4) the bypass valves do have a problem with leaking, mine just turned 60k, as luck would have it, the turbo crapped the bed, making a loud tapping...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   01-09-2005, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By AZ-Scoob
there was a TSB through Subaru on shuddering...

there was a TSB through Subaru on shuddering clutches in the rex, pretty sure you are out warr on the problem. best bet is to get a new clutch as you suspected, that should take care of the problem
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-07-2005, 08:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,104
Posted By AZ-Scoob
how odd, the two rubber hoses that connect those...

how odd, the two rubber hoses that connect those fuel lines RIGHT UNDER the plastic intake pipe started leaking on my car on tuesday. boy what fun it is to get to those to replace them. smelled fuel...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-06-2005, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 592
Posted By AZ-Scoob
I have my gauges installed in an autometer...

I have my gauges installed in an autometer instrument cluster pod, fits great and the pods are fairly deep, also think it blends in better than a pod dangling from your a-pillar
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-06-2005, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By AZ-Scoob
I have a problem intermittantly with the panel...

I have a problem intermittantly with the panel inside the trunk, against the back of the rear seat making some creaking and popping or clicking noise. it sounds like the rear deck but it isnt
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-06-2005, 06:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,555
Posted By AZ-Scoob
the winter is great, but remember when you are...

the winter is great, but remember when you are enjoying a nice 70-85 degree summer day, I am enjoying a nice 115-120 degree day! gets a bit tough to make power when its that hot.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-04-2005, 10:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,555
Posted By AZ-Scoob
I am currently running the Yokohama ES100 tires...

I am currently running the Yokohama ES100 tires for my winter shoes, in the summer I switch to the Toyo Proxes RA-1 (of course most of our winter is 65-75 degrees, some rain, snow if I venture too...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-30-2004, 12:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 682
Posted By AZ-Scoob
yup, what she said... best to not use the e-brake...

yup, what she said... best to not use the e-brake in the winter
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-21-2004, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 657
Posted By AZ-Scoob
check on ebay, people are always selling stock...

check on ebay, people are always selling stock injectors fairly cheap, gotta be better than dumping a load o cash at the dealership
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-19-2004, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,438
Posted By AZ-Scoob
also spend the money on a performance driving...

also spend the money on a performance driving class or a trip through a racing school, everyone forgets to tune themselves! I have seen low 12 second cars run high 14s because of bad driving.
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-19-2004, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,637
Posted By AZ-Scoob
Welcome to the club, come on in the water's...

Welcome to the club, come on in the water's fine!! I have been a DSM owner/modder since 1991 when I bought an awd Eagle Talon, have had 5 awd DSMs since then, I also happen to be a factory Mitsubishi...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-19-2004, 09:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By AZ-Scoob
hmmm, sounds like a crappy deal, you should give...

hmmm, sounds like a crappy deal, you should give me the sellers info so I can (cough) yell at him for trying to (cough cough) rip you off.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-15-2004, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By AZ-Scoob
brembos WILL squeek if the pads have not been...

brembos WILL squeek if the pads have not been properly seated, the pads are held together with a type of resin , they need to be heated gently over several hundred miles to burn out the resin that is...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-15-2004, 12:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 743
Posted By AZ-Scoob
sorry to hear, hopefully they got the car fixed...

sorry to hear, hopefully they got the car fixed correctly, I can say I have had NO problems with my '02 in 66k of hard driving other than the paper mache' tranny crapping the bed at 55k miles, maybe...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-15-2004, 12:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,154
Posted By AZ-Scoob
you needed to do it almost 10k ago! just giving...

you needed to do it almost 10k ago! just giving you crap, anyhoo I change my tranny and diff once per year. I have had great luck with the mt-90 in the trans and 75w90ns in the diff, cannot say...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-24-2004, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12
  Clunk
Views: 1,067
Posted By AZ-Scoob
strange, maybe one of the joints is too loose,...

strange, maybe one of the joints is too loose, causing the pop under load, but tight enough to not be obvious
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-22-2004, 05:41 PM
Replies: 12
  Clunk
Views: 1,067
Posted By AZ-Scoob
are the bolts tight? also make sure the sway bar...

are the bolts tight? also make sure the sway bar is centered, could be the bar hitting the lower arms. try looking into that and let me know what you find
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-14-2004, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 742
Posted By AZ-Scoob
I would go with a slightly heavier pressure plate...

I would go with a slightly heavier pressure plate and a sprung hub disk, something like the Exedy organic or cerametalic clutch, should work fine, or go with the twin disk setup!
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-10-2004, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,647
Posted By AZ-Scoob
thecel fix should take care of the p0420 code,...

thecel fix should take care of the p0420 code, the other one is caused by a catless uppipe, disconnect the egt probe and install a resistor in place of the probe. (I think it is a 2.2k ohm resistor,...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-09-2004, 11:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,699
Posted By AZ-Scoob
white smoke is caused by burning antifreeze, blue...

white smoke is caused by burning antifreeze, blue smoke is oil, black smoke is too much fuel, if you are seeing white smoke, thats bad news! a bad turbo can cause this as they have coolant running...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-09-2004, 11:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By AZ-Scoob
cant turn left or right without smashing into...

cant turn left or right without smashing into another rex in the phoenix area, went back to Chicago in mid October, holy hell, it looked like a Subaru Commercial out there.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-09-2004, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 872
Posted By AZ-Scoob
you will also need to install a resistor in place...

you will also need to install a resistor in place of the EGT probe in the catless uppipe to prevent a cel as well, do a search and you should be able to get the resistor spec there (I think it is a...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-04-2004, 11:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By AZ-Scoob
I can replace the clutch in my car on my lunch...

I can replace the clutch in my car on my lunch hour, however if you haven't taken your tranny out a million times like me then it will probably take you several days. (and the throwout bearing will...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-26-2004, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 995
Posted By AZ-Scoob
I used very light pressure with a high speed...

I used very light pressure with a high speed buffer in very short bursts to keep from melting the plastic. as far as the brand of polishing compound I used, it was called "lazer brite" swiped a...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-12-2004, 09:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,473
Posted By AZ-Scoob
so figure in about 6k miles you will get to learn...

so figure in about 6k miles you will get to learn how to remove that trans. I have gotten good enough on my car that I can do a clutch in under an hour (in a shop, with air tools). heck I replaced...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-11-2004, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 592
Posted By AZ-Scoob
EXACTLY! however I was thinking he could resistor...

EXACTLY! however I was thinking he could resistor it now and remove it later once he has more time to replace the uppipe.
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