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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-17-2010, 01:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,976
Posted By WRXKidid775
I used to sport an ebay TBE when i had my bugeye...

I used to sport an ebay TBE when i had my bugeye and loved it. My buddy decided since my exhaust worked so well he wanted to try the manifold and uppipe. The manifold ended up even coming close to...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-11-2009, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By WRXKidid775
Why will you lose radio reception? The antenna...

Why will you lose radio reception? The antenna isn't inside the cabin, at least, in the older models it isn't. i don' see how tint will affect it.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-09-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,973
Posted By WRXKidid775
They will al bolt up to any tranny. The sti motor...

They will al bolt up to any tranny. The sti motor is the EJ257 the wrx 02-05 is Ej205 iirc. The 06+ is a 2.5l but its not the EJ257 from what i have read.
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-09-2009, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 641
Posted By WRXKidid775
I hate you. I was at the dealership the other day...

I hate you. I was at the dealership the other day picking up my moms 08 leggy that was in the shop and jerked a sales guys chain saying i was looking at buying an 08 STi. I fell in love with the...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-07-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,482
Posted By WRXKidid775
that doesnt really help him....

that doesnt really help him....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-19-2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,566
Posted By WRXKidid775
Not to bash on vendors, but i have heard some...

Not to bash on vendors, but i have heard some sketchy stuff about SBR, but i have also heard good things... I would almost think that for those power levels you would be better off with a FMIC...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   05-19-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,097
Posted By WRXKidid775
You will know if its slipping. If it doesnt slip...

You will know if its slipping. If it doesnt slip your fine so dont trip. Clutches stink I burned the clutch in my evo doing doughnuts and it stunk for like 2 days i wouldnt worry.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-19-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,006
Posted By WRXKidid775
+1 send it in to get the upgrade and rebuild or...

+1 send it in to get the upgrade and rebuild or just buy another stocker.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   05-19-2009, 01:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,437
Posted By WRXKidid775
Even with the weiscos all you had to do is let...

Even with the weiscos all you had to do is let the car warm up before you romp on it as with many aftermarket pistons but i do agree CP or JE would be a better option. Even if you change the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-19-2009, 01:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,991
Posted By WRXKidid775
My friend runs an MBC on his track car and has no...

My friend runs an MBC on his track car and has no problems with it, albeit he is running a hydra ECU. MBCs are cheap and will work with a tune, the stock BCS isn't the greatest but will be able to...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-19-2009, 12:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,032
Posted By WRXKidid775
Unless you know how to tune a car and have the...

Unless you know how to tune a car and have the appropriate software to edit your map for your AP you will need a professional tuner to tune your AP for the boost solenoid. Its already been said a...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-19-2009, 12:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,366
Posted By WRXKidid775
Does chargespeed make a kit? I know you said you...

Does chargespeed make a kit? I know you said you didn't wanna import but it may be your only option.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-19-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,005
Posted By WRXKidid775
If the frame is bent it is not worth it at all....

If the frame is bent it is not worth it at all. Body work is a bitch and can be very frustrating to get things to line up and get the paint to match and look half decent without spending a decent...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-19-2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By WRXKidid775
Its just their catless with an OTS high flow cat...

Its just their catless with an OTS high flow cat added I would assume, kinda hard to screw that up but I understand your concern with it. In my experience I have had nothing but good things to say...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-18-2009, 11:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 764
Posted By WRXKidid775
STi for sure. all around more solid platform to...

STi for sure. all around more solid platform to start from.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-05-2009, 03:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,869
Posted By WRXKidid775
Yea it makes sense to upgrade the pistons at that...

Yea it makes sense to upgrade the pistons at that point, but if he is on a tight budget it is not an absolute necessity.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   05-04-2009, 06:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,482
Posted By WRXKidid775
I had an ebay TBE on mine. Fit perfectly. Well...

I had an ebay TBE on mine. Fit perfectly. Well actually i had to bend the bracket that attaches the dp to the transmission for support but that was the only problem I had. Megan racing is a good...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-04-2009, 03:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,921
Posted By WRXKidid775
are you sure about that? i was always told they...

are you sure about that? i was always told they will not fit without the hub conversion.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-04-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,921
Posted By WRXKidid775
STi brakes wont fit unless you swap to the STi...

STi brakes wont fit unless you swap to the STi hubs, which really isn't worth it unless you are tracking your car pretty regularly.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-03-2009, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 731
Posted By WRXKidid775
yep that is all you would need.

yep that is all you would need.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-03-2009, 11:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,027
Posted By WRXKidid775
I like bright colored rims...on race cars. But...

I like bright colored rims...on race cars. But its your car man do with it what you please.
Forum: The Hangout   05-01-2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By WRXKidid775
I caught a cigarette but that the guy in front of...

I caught a cigarette but that the guy in front of me threw out on the freeway. I have had change too that is always an interesting one.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-28-2009, 01:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,869
Posted By WRXKidid775
You dont NEED pistons... There are plenty of...

You dont NEED pistons...

There are plenty of STi's out there with stock pistons making decent power. If you are gonna want to be making massive power then yea upgrade them, but i wouldn't tell him...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   04-28-2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,515
Posted By WRXKidid775
The 257 shortblocks are probably the easiest and...

The 257 shortblocks are probably the easiest and most accesable way to go. The 2.2t closed deck are tanks, i can't say if they are interference or not.

Are your heads still good? a hybrid would...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-28-2009, 05:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,869
Posted By WRXKidid775
Or build a 2.2l stroker. that would be gangster ...

Or build a 2.2l stroker. that would be gangster

on a 257 with the td04 your going to see more low end torque gains than anything. The turbo will run out of breath up top with the added airflow but...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-27-2009, 01:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 652
Posted By WRXKidid775
Before you put your new turbo in which is what it...

Before you put your new turbo in which is what it sounds like needs to happen, check your oiling system. If thats where the root of the problem is it could lead to a blwn motor or another wasted...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-26-2009, 11:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By WRXKidid775
oh noes!!!! sorry to hear it man. 36 can get real...

oh noes!!!! sorry to hear it man. 36 can get real nasty real quick. time for a 2.5l :)
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   03-03-2009, 04:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 15,757
Posted By WRXKidid775
There are 1000 different threds on here on how to...

There are 1000 different threds on here on how to launch a wrx...

I agree with shamrock on the 02/03 vs. 04/05 issue with EM and TBE
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-11-2009, 02:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,840
Posted By WRXKidid775
i really doubt you can get that kind of mileage...

i really doubt you can get that kind of mileage in one o these cars. the best i ever got was like 27-28 on cruise control on the highway for a tank of gas.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   12-21-2008, 11:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 910
Posted By WRXKidid775
if you have any automotive knowledge swapping a...

if you have any automotive knowledge swapping a trans in a wrx are pretty easy. for a greentree mechanic it shouldnt take longer than 8 or 9 hours with a couple buddies and some beers.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   12-21-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,432
Posted By WRXKidid775
you ship your transmission to andrewtech they...

you ship your transmission to andrewtech they instal the gearset and ship it back to you. thats all there is to it. you could definatly use an upgraded clutch. unless your making ungdly power levels...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-21-2008, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 979
Posted By WRXKidid775
IMO the older model wheels look bangin in gold. I...

IMO the older model wheels look bangin in gold. I will try to find some pictures for you i think i have some on my computer. i think it will look good as long as you put in the time and effort to doa...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-11-2008, 11:40 AM
Replies: 11
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Views: 668
Posted By WRXKidid775
hey check out seccs.org its the local subaru...

hey check out seccs.org

its the local subaru club out there. great guys. i used to kick it with them until i moved out to colorado for college. They will know where to go for paint.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   12-11-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,997
Posted By WRXKidid775
to answer one of your original questions the...

to answer one of your original questions the blitz nur spec is a good exhaust. im pretty sure it has a taper from 3" to 2.5" to mate up with the stock exhaust but im not positive.
i have a friend...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-04-2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 19,280
Posted By WRXKidid775
I second the video request

I second the video request
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-08-2008, 04:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 25,940
Posted By WRXKidid775
If it is a EJ257 then it has AVCS heads which IMO...

If it is a EJ257 then it has AVCS heads which IMO are worth the extra work of the wiring harness swap. you might need a new AEM im not sure though if you go that route.
Forum: Rocky Mountain WRX Forum   09-22-2008, 05:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,630
Posted By WRXKidid775
Bummer i dont have either car anymore. Im in...

Bummer i dont have either car anymore. Im in boulder now so thats kinda close to me
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-12-2008, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 11,758
Posted By WRXKidid775
Be more specific. Constant thumping, when your...

Be more specific. Constant thumping, when your turning, where exactly does it sound like its coming from in the rear?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-12-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,126
Posted By WRXKidid775
you say you dont want it now but just wait. like...

you say you dont want it now but just wait. like someone else said its an unavoidable, never-ending cycle.
Forum: The Hangout   09-12-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 777
Posted By WRXKidid775
Only in Nevada!!!!!!!!!!!! I love it. Roll...

Only in Nevada!!!!!!!!!!!! I love it.

Roll cage that thing put some race seats and harnesses in it and get a little golf cart dune monster going.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-09-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,941
Posted By WRXKidid775
No CEL. sorry about that. I had the ACT...

No CEL. sorry about that.

I had the ACT Streetlite just like Shoaf thats what it was.
Forum: The Hangout   09-09-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,257
Posted By WRXKidid775
CBRD is a great shop. Highly recognized in the...

CBRD is a great shop. Highly recognized in the Evo world.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-09-2008, 04:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,941
Posted By WRXKidid775
Used to have an 02 Dont remember the brand...

Used to have an 02

Dont remember the brand but its the Streetlite model like 13.x lbs
stock clutch
stock pulleys
stock tune
Forum: The Hangout   09-02-2008, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,673
Posted By WRXKidid775
The ECU in the wrx can relearn simple mods to a...

The ECU in the wrx can relearn simple mods to a point. It doesnt make a huge difference but it heps a little.
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-01-2008, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By WRXKidid775
you have to get it into some boost to seat the...

you have to get it into some boost to seat the rings. after that like some other people said mix up the type of driving.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-23-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,325
Posted By WRXKidid775
The stockers have been known to hold up to 25lbs....

The stockers have been known to hold up to 25lbs. If you cant get a hold of a stock one I would go for one that is fully recirculatory or one thats 50/50
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-23-2008, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,325
Posted By WRXKidid775
BOV are bad and pointless on a WRX. Tials...

BOV are bad and pointless on a WRX.

Tials are great valves, one o the best IMO but for the money you pay for one on a WRX unless your running stand alone EM you will either hurt your performance...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-18-2008, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,463
Posted By WRXKidid775
If you can swing a Jun 2.2 stroker and an HKS...

If you can swing a Jun 2.2 stroker and an HKS 3037 for 3gs with all the supporting mods hit me up! haha That Jun motor is insane. its like 6k for an evo.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-18-2008, 06:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,393
Posted By WRXKidid775
Wagon offs are always the best. guy here in...

Wagon offs are always the best.

guy here in reno had an off in turn 1 of RFR at like 110 sliding through the sandtrap sideways. That one was a little hairy.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-18-2008, 05:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,494
Posted By WRXKidid775
Dude you use the cobb AP to load a base map to...

Dude you use the cobb AP to load a base map to your car that will get you close so that you dont blow up your car on the way to the tuner, when you get there the tuner will then change the basemap...
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