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Forum: Newbie Forum   04-22-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By mosc
COULD you skip upgrading your fuel pump? Yes....

COULD you skip upgrading your fuel pump? Yes. Your car would run. There's little point in changing out that perfectly good TD04 turbo though that can already get pretty close to maxing the stock...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-20-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,223
Posted By mosc
Don't worry. If you hadn't flashed your ECU...

Don't worry. If you hadn't flashed your ECU they'd just do the same thing and claim "abuse".
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-15-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By mosc
Vew did a dyno test on a stage 4 WRX (~280whp if...

Vew did a dyno test on a stage 4 WRX (~280whp if I recall) that showed a 1whp difference.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-14-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By mosc
Many people consider it a negative with the new...

Many people consider it a negative with the new STi. I guess they expected the 2015 STi to carry a 350hp all-new FA25 motor or somesuch.

The FA motor's advantages over the EJ motor are mostly in...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-14-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By mosc
Great, now just tell me how to disable the hill...

Great, now just tell me how to disable the hill assist while you're in there!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-14-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By mosc
This whole conversation in regards to CEL's is...

This whole conversation in regards to CEL's is kind of moot. Changing that part of the exhaust (with a catless or catted repalcement) requires re-tuning. Re-tuning can easily adjust for changes (or...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-14-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
  Paint?
Views: 285
Posted By mosc
arcticscythe, thank you for the info!

arcticscythe, thank you for the info!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-14-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By mosc
If you use engine management like a Cobb AP or...

If you use engine management like a Cobb AP or something similar all the CEL's from emissions sensors are generally disabled. If you've already done that then removing the cat won't give you a CEL....
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-14-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By mosc
I am no expert on transmissions but I think it's...

I am no expert on transmissions but I think it's safe to say the 2015 WRX transmission is more than just an extra gear on the 2014 WRX transmission. 5th on the 2014 is similar to 6th on the 2015. If...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-14-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By mosc
All of those things are different. Basically the...

All of those things are different. Basically the STi transmission is considerably stronger and considerably shorter geared. The differentials are completely different as well, most notably the center...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-14-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By mosc
You're still not correct. The 2015 USDM STi is...

You're still not correct. The 2015 USDM STi is 2.5L like it's always been.

04-15 USDM STi has an EJ257 (2.5L) motor and a 6-speed transmission. That's every year it's been in the US. I've owned...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-14-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 515
Posted By mosc
It's almost like somebody should write a FAQ...

It's almost like somebody should write a FAQ about it?
http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f51/catalytic-converters-cats-emissions-testing-emissions-cels-you-25335/

yes, it'll give you a CEL. You can...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-07-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By mosc
cheapest trans swap. 1) buy an STi 2) Put...

cheapest trans swap.

1) buy an STi
2) Put all the coveted mods you just mentioned on the STi and put the clearly inferior STi parts on your old WRX
3) Sell your WRX

6-speed with all the...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   04-06-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By mosc
If the block is like new then I would think all...

If the block is like new then I would think all you need is pistons. More if money allows but not necessary.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-06-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By mosc
Total cost is cheaper in almost every situation...

Total cost is cheaper in almost every situation to sell the WRX and buy an STi.

Next question?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-04-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By mosc
It does but it's a little longer so your drive...

It does but it's a little longer so your drive shaft needs to be changed. Also, the front and rear diffs generally need to be dealt with unless you really want to be cheap about it so there are some...
Forum: New Member Intros   04-04-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 188
Posted By mosc
welcome! I made you a threat here: ...

welcome! I made you a threat here:
http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f69/sti-tranny-upgrade-58273/
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-02-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 400
Posted By mosc
the 4EAT handles more power than the 5MT that the...

the 4EAT handles more power than the 5MT that the 04 WRX. What exactly is the problem?
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   04-01-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 390
Posted By mosc
I would think 9.4:1 would be stupid high for what...

I would think 9.4:1 would be stupid high for what you're trying to build. As psinuse though.
Forum: The Hangout   04-01-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By mosc
Police use the internet too. It's a lot harder to...

Police use the internet too. It's a lot harder to be in front of a judge talking about a speeding ticket when they reference some information on you they found online...

Use some sense and only...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-01-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 33
  clutch
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Posted By mosc
02-14 WRX rule: Stock gears? STOCK CLUTCH!

02-14 WRX rule: Stock gears? STOCK CLUTCH!
Forum: Handling Tech   04-01-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 54
  Read me: Wheel / Tire FAQ
Views: 87,348
Posted By mosc
My situation? I am sticking with the stock...

My situation? I am sticking with the stock 18x8.5" +55 wheels (cause they're free and nobody would give me decent money for em thanks to their mediocre stock tires) and I bought a set of 07 STi...
Forum: The Hangout   03-31-2015, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 254
Posted By mosc
Why don't you pretend you're about 30 years older...

Why don't you pretend you're about 30 years older than you are and write yourself a letter?

Sigh
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-30-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,359
Posted By mosc
want to drive her up here and trade trunks with...

want to drive her up here and trade trunks with me??
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-30-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By mosc
You want to buy a 12 year old sports car that's...

You want to buy a 12 year old sports car that's likely been modded with god knows what history and you expect to then modify it yourself AND maintain it as a reliable daily driver?

Sigh.
Forum: The Hangout   03-25-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,016
Posted By mosc
It's... pretty sexy.

It's... pretty sexy.
Forum: New Member Intros   03-22-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By mosc
They're not significantly changed mechanically....

They're not significantly changed mechanically. Even the interior is much the same as the subaru with only the smallest of changes. It doesn't have a starter key that goes in where other SAAB's do...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-22-2015, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By mosc
Where you start is how much money you have, how...

Where you start is how much money you have, how long you intent to keep it, how much you value more power, if you have any significant sentimental value to this particular car, and how long you can...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-20-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 393
Posted By mosc
None of those. Buy an Impreza.

None of those. Buy an Impreza.
Forum: The Hangout   03-18-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By mosc
unlike previous years, it IS practical. Not that...

unlike previous years, it IS practical. Not that it's any less visual.
Forum: The Hangout   03-18-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By mosc
??? 2015 STi is an EJ257 2.5L (2.457L anyway)

??? 2015 STi is an EJ257 2.5L (2.457L anyway)
Forum: The Hangout   03-16-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 260
Posted By mosc
No. Do you like my BAN HAMMER?? -mosc

No. Do you like my BAN HAMMER??

-mosc
Forum: The Hangout   03-15-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By mosc
There's a lot more space in front and behind the...

There's a lot more space in front and behind the motor. I also took a couple pictures of strange things. There's a tube that runs from the intake through to the cabin which I can only assume is for...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-13-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 613
Posted By mosc
Is there metal in the oil? Drain it and run over...

Is there metal in the oil? Drain it and run over it with a strong magnet. If yes, you probably just grenaded the motor.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-13-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,140
Posted By mosc
None.

None.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-13-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,140
Posted By mosc
VF43 > VF39 if you can find one. Same size, the...

VF43 > VF39 if you can find one. Same size, the 43's just more efficient with a bigger wastegate and a better bearing design.
Forum: The Hangout   03-09-2015, 09:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By mosc
The engine bay on these new ones is CLEANED OUT!...

The engine bay on these new ones is CLEANED OUT! Space for miles. Makes the 02-07 look positively cramped under there.
Forum: The Hangout   03-07-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By mosc
No, sold it for $15k. Had 76k miles.

No, sold it for $15k. Had 76k miles.
Forum: The Hangout   03-06-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By mosc
still undecided about the wing...

still undecided about the wing...
Forum: The Hangout   03-06-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 844
Posted By mosc
My garage is the fountain of youth!

You drive a 2004 STi in, a 2015 STi comes out!
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   03-04-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 26
  Read me: Opensource Read Up..
Views: 18,364
Posted By mosc
Obviously any 02-08 WRX AUTO has fixed ratios. I...

Obviously any 02-08 WRX AUTO has fixed ratios. I don't think the setpoints are adjustable on the 2015. It's a CVT so I guess it's theoretically possible.

The 2015 WRX auto has a very impressive...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-18-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,128
Posted By mosc
the 02-07 WRX has larger piping. The 08-14 WRX...

the 02-07 WRX has larger piping. The 08-14 WRX has a peculiar piece of pipe in the front of it's cat-back that is more like 2.25" and is a restriction. Cobb maps specify clearly that their stage 2...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-17-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By mosc
The main thing is you need to get it tuned. Don't...

The main thing is you need to get it tuned. Don't cheap out. Get it tuned. Improper tuning of modified cars kills engines quick. Stop, call a tune shop, get an appointment, and GET IT TUNED!
Forum: Handling Tech   02-12-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,439
Posted By mosc
wrxsnowman, it's not the cheapest way to do...

wrxsnowman, it's not the cheapest way to do things but it's the "right" way to do things. Your car's handling will be substantially better than stock not just substantially lower than stock.
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-10-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,834
Posted By mosc
John, you're not allowed to post engine bay...

John, you're not allowed to post engine bay pictures anymore. It makes my cry. You're the bastard who diligently wipes drool from his engine bay and enjoys the cleaning.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-10-2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 584
Posted By mosc
255 LPH is 4.25 liters per minute. That should be...

255 LPH is 4.25 liters per minute. That should be enough for 4x 1062 CCpm injectors at maximum fuel rate.

Theoretically.
Forum: Handling Tech   02-09-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,439
Posted By mosc
No more than I hate the font you selected. HA! ...

No more than I hate the font you selected. HA!

go go gadget nazimod edit!
Forum: Handling Tech   02-06-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 682
Posted By mosc
SS lines and pads go a long way without changing...

SS lines and pads go a long way without changing calipers either.

And if you want to stop faster, get better tires.
Forum: The Hangout   02-03-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 466
Posted By mosc
I bet it's auto and hatch only and costs as much...

I bet it's auto and hatch only and costs as much if not more than an STi
Forum: Handling Tech   02-03-2015, 09:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,439
Posted By mosc
I don't know their product line very well. The...

I don't know their product line very well. The AGX is a known commodity. Not always the easiest thing to mount up to a WRX mattering on the year (helps if you know what top hat to get for it). They...
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