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Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   05-23-2013, 02:13 PM
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Posted By Ridge10
I spent 2k on a 2008 WRX engine and tranny for my...

I spent 2k on a 2008 WRX engine and tranny for my FXT. It was said to have bent valves but it didnt, suckerrrrrr, did a leakdown test and it was ready to go. Unfortunately that was after I bought a...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   04-04-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,511
Posted By Ridge10
Lets say it was just the piston/rings in cylinder...

Lets say it was just the piston/rings in cylinder 4, and block was good. Would it be worth it to pull the engine, new pistons and rings, head gasket, then put it back together and reinstall. I would...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   04-04-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,511
Posted By Ridge10
My thoughts where to buy a block, Then with that...

My thoughts where to buy a block, Then with that block, rebuild it myself, then when the time comes, pull my engine, pull the heads, send them to get machined, put those heads on the block I rebuilt,...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   04-01-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,511
Posted By Ridge10
Engine rebuild low compression FXT

Bought a 04 Forester for a pretty good price, it has low compression in cylinder 4 so Im guessing it needs a rebuild. If the valves check out and it hasnt destroyed the cylinder walls, would it just...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-23-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,163
Posted By Ridge10
Ahh. Well like Vew said, That trim paint is...

Ahh. Well like Vew said, That trim paint is great. Thats what I used on my mirror housings and they looked great.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-23-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,163
Posted By Ridge10
Gotcha, I thought you need the whole assembly,...

Gotcha, I thought you need the whole assembly, from what it looked like to me.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-23-2013, 10:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,163
Posted By Ridge10
And you didnt find any?! I found like 3 when I...

And you didnt find any?! I found like 3 when I looked yesterday.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-22-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,163
Posted By Ridge10
Search on Nasioc.com for a mirror, lotsss of...

Search on Nasioc.com for a mirror, lotsss of parts there. But I tired to get mine off one day to paint them...Didnt happen. I could not get them off.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-22-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By Ridge10
Thanks n8mcd! If I go look at, Ill be sure to do...

Thanks n8mcd! If I go look at, Ill be sure to do that.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-18-2013, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By Ridge10
Thats what I was wondering. Wouldnt pay more than...

Thats what I was wondering. Wouldnt pay more than at most 4.3k , 4.5k. looks to be in good condition, has 98k miles on it. Idk, just would have to take that risk.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-18-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By Ridge10
Yea, Just wanted something different... but now I...

Yea, Just wanted something different... but now I realize its one of the best cars Ive owned besides the tranny problems. Ive gone through a SRT4 and a 240sx S13, still rather have a Subaru. Just...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-18-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By Ridge10
New car, blown turbo

After 3 months of not having my WRX, Im ready to get another one. The car im looking at is said to have a blown turbo. He says its starting to smoke and has oil in the intercooler. Could that be...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   03-18-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,172
Posted By Ridge10
My understanding is that the ecu will put itself...

My understanding is that the ecu will put itself in limp mode if need be, or just adjust as much as it can until you get your tune. Just stay out of boost until you get there.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-17-2012, 11:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,742
Posted By Ridge10
It's really my only option. I'm most likely...

It's really my only option. I'm most likely going to install it then sell it.


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Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-16-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,742
Posted By Ridge10
Im in a tough spot, I bought a 02 WRX tranny with...

Im in a tough spot, I bought a 02 WRX tranny with 03 2.5TS gears in it for $850 shipped. Im now missing the throwbearing assmbly, the fork and cover that goes to the tranny, and a bracket. I guess...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-05-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,742
Posted By Ridge10
So just my luck. Not only did it take Aamco 3...

So just my luck. Not only did it take Aamco 3 hours to get my transmission apart, the pinion gear basically granded the transmission and damaged the housing...so its done...awesome.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-02-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,742
Posted By Ridge10
That's kinda really vague. I mean, its a machine...

That's kinda really vague. I mean, its a machine that has lots of moving parts...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-01-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,742
Posted By Ridge10
Oh I read that wrong at first, I thought you...

Oh I read that wrong at first, I thought you meant if it is a stock piece, dont buy it. Yeah, I just bought a stock one that came out of a 03 for $100 shipped. Hopefully, I can just give it to him...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-30-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,742
Posted By Ridge10
Yes I saw teeth come out...So are you saying...

Yes I saw teeth come out...So are you saying upgrade just the diff?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-29-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,742
Posted By Ridge10
So I was lied to. My car has been sitting at a...

So I was lied to. My car has been sitting at a shop for over 60 days without being touched. Im thinking about taking it home and just doing it myself. How hard would it be for me to replace the...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-21-2012, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Ridge10
So I guess its 2 stage it is. Do you have a...

So I guess its 2 stage it is. Do you have a preferred brand?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   09-21-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Ridge10
Choosing Paint

Factory paint jobs are 2-stage urethane paint, correct? I am planning on repainting my car pretty soon but I dont know what kind of paint would work best. Im planning on doing a color change from...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-08-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,742
Posted By Ridge10
Ok so if Im not replacing the whole transmission,...

Ok so if Im not replacing the whole transmission, would I just rebuild the front diff or replace it with a better one?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-07-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,742
Posted By Ridge10
I thought the front diff was a part of the...

I thought the front diff was a part of the transmission also?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-07-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,742
Posted By Ridge10
So if I were to look for a used transmission,...

So if I were to look for a used transmission, what would be the cheapest, strongest option?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-07-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,742
Posted By Ridge10
I saw that I could put a Toyota tranny in but...

I saw that I could put a Toyota tranny in but then i would still have to get a beefier rear end. This is the second time im taking the tranny out so Im thinking about just putting either a 04+ in or...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   08-06-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,742
Posted By Ridge10
Front diff shot...2WD or AWD

So I found out today that my front diff needs rebuilt. It will cost me around $1200. I know some people think is stupid to convert a WRX to a 2wd but Ive always had interest in it and now that my...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   05-07-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,896
Posted By Ridge10
I think Chase was doing a 6 speed swap...

I think Chase was doing a 6 speed swap http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f69/chases-cheap-six-speed-conversion-31838/. You could try eBay for transmissions but that might be a gamble to some people.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-21-2012, 09:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,935
Posted By Ridge10
So how good are the LGT gears? I mean, the 2002...

So how good are the LGT gears? I mean, the 2002 tranny is notorious for being weak anyways, so would putting LGT gears in would be better then doing a tranny swap with a better year?

And I havent...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-19-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 13,940
Posted By Ridge10
Just keep looking, and you can get some really...

Just keep looking, and you can get some really good deals on craigslist and eBay. Patience.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-19-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Ridge10
02 WRX: 20 or so mpg (I drive with a lead foot). ...

02 WRX: 20 or so mpg (I drive with a lead foot). 25mpg if I cruise.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-19-2012, 03:11 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 13,940
Posted By Ridge10
Not to jump into conversations here, but I bet...

Not to jump into conversations here, but I bet that 02 tranny is on its way out. And when your thinking about upgrading your engine already.... The 02 tranny is made of glass, and if I could go...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-18-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,401
Posted By Ridge10
Have you put in any accent lighting or just...

Have you put in any accent lighting or just replace all the bulbs? Is that including the dash?
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-18-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,840
Posted By Ridge10
Do you have any mods on the car? I had my CELs...

Do you have any mods on the car? I had my CELs read by Autozone and they said I was throwing like 10 codes, which I think if I had all those codes, my car wouldnt be running (sensors I already...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-17-2012, 10:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,935
Posted By Ridge10
Thank you, all of you. Yall help out alot!

Thank you, all of you. Yall help out alot!
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-17-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,935
Posted By Ridge10
Yeah, not looking to spend 5k on a transmission. ...

Yeah, not looking to spend 5k on a transmission. I guess Ill have to start saving up.

So what exactly are the kits?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-17-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,935
Posted By Ridge10
I just want a strong street car, nothing...

I just want a strong street car, nothing over-the-top. I dont have alot in the budget as of now, Im just slowly adding on.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-17-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,935
Posted By Ridge10
Awesome. Ill have to check up on the warranty. ...

Awesome. Ill have to check up on the warranty. My mechanic that I usually go to sent it to someone to get it rebuilt. The guy took forever, and I still had some problems when I got it back, and...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-17-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,935
Posted By Ridge10
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Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-16-2012, 11:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,401
Posted By Ridge10
And has anybody upgraded all their bulbs to LEDs?...

And has anybody upgraded all their bulbs to LEDs? Im looking on Superbrightleds.com and there is alot of choices. Does anyone have any input on which I should or shouldnt get?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   03-16-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,401
Posted By Ridge10
Switching to LEDS

Im switching all my lights to LEDs, except I need to know which flasher/load resistor will work in my 2002 WRX for my turn signals? I should only need two right?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-16-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,935
Posted By Ridge10
Yes. I changed the fluid after about 20k on the...

Yes. I changed the fluid after about 20k on the rebuilt tranny.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-16-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,935
Posted By Ridge10
Ok. Im pretty sure he changed the cv axles but...

Ok. Im pretty sure he changed the cv axles but Ill check and I changed my tranny fluid for the first time since the rebuild and I found a couple pieces of teeth. I guess Ill just have to keep a eye...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-13-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,935
Posted By Ridge10
I got the car at 124k and it was in not-so-good...

I got the car at 124k and it was in not-so-good condition. Had the transmission rebuilt because the syrcos were going out, but its always been jumpy. In 1st and 2nd and if its rolling in gear and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-13-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 473
Posted By Ridge10
Oil Preference???

I was in AutoZone today looking at the wall of oils, debating if I should spend the cash or not. I was going to get Royal Purple, but I was not about to spend $50 alone on just oil. So after about 5...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-13-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,935
Posted By Ridge10
I was driving today, and it seems like it only...

I was driving today, and it seems like it only makes a noise while Im powering through a corner in first or second gear...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-13-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,935
Posted By Ridge10
I guess its not the throw out because the clutch,...

I guess its not the throw out because the clutch, i dont think, has anything to do with it because it happens when Im already in gear going while turning. It happens in partial steering.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-12-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,935
Posted By Ridge10
Clicking/Crunching noise

I have a 02 WRX with 144k, bought it at about 124ks and rebuilt the tranny, new front axles, and sensors. The car has had this clicking/crunching noise before and after the tranny rebuild while I...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-06-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,156
Posted By Ridge10
Ok, thanks, just making sure.

Ok, thanks, just making sure.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-06-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,156
Posted By Ridge10
Cleaning a Cobb air filter

Can I clean my Cobb air filter with a K&N cleaning kit? Or should I just fork up the money to buy a Cobb cleaning kit...
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