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Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   06-18-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Anyone with coilovers?

I installed my ISC coilovers a couple of weeks ago. I really like them. Not too stiff but I can still enter and exit corners very smooth. The problem is after the springs have settled I needed to...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-07-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,215
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Your next logical step would be to take off the...

Your next logical step would be to take off the blow off valve haha. But you should look into some suspension upgrades if you don't have any. I just installed a set of coilovers to go along with my...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   06-03-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Ok great. Thanks for the advice guys. I'll just...

Ok great. Thanks for the advice guys. I'll just stick to what I have now and maybe down the road look into a different wheel set up. Hopefully one that will give the look I want and be able to...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-01-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,740
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Geez that I'd like to avoid that scenario. So...

Geez that I'd like to avoid that scenario. So you're saying by buying say a turbo blanket I will drastically reduce my engine bay temps to avoid situations like that?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-01-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Maybe "blow up" is a little extreme but either...

Maybe "blow up" is a little extreme but either way, our cars are not set up for atmospheric bovs and they do not like them
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-31-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,740
Posted By RickyTurbo11
I'm glad this subject was brought up because I...

I'm glad this subject was brought up because I don't really know what heat soak is. I never had a heat shield until I got my wrx tuned and my tuner advised me to get the grimmspeed heat shield so I...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-31-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By RickyTurbo11
I would highly advise against an atmospheric BOV....

I would highly advise against an atmospheric BOV. Its a time bomb for your motor. So, what I did is I got the GFB hybrid BOV and run it fully recirculating and the Cobb intake. This setup is plenty...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-30-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 578
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Wheel fitment

I installed my ISC coilovers the other day and so far I love them. Getting in and out of driveways can be stressful but they make up for it in performance. So my question lies with trying to get my...
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   05-27-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: New England WRX Forum   05-19-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 668
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Definitely. It'll be my first meet so I'm looking...

Definitely. It'll be my first meet so I'm looking forward to setting other peoples setups and opinions on products.
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   04-28-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By RickyTurbo11
For Sale: Wideband & Boost Gauge

I have a week old Prosport Premium Analog Wideband kit (amber/white) and a Prosport Premium Boost gauge (amber/white) for sale. I installed both for about a week and then decided I wanted different...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-18-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 9
  Gauges
Views: 547
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Haha no worries thank you. I'm pretty sure I know...

Haha no worries thank you. I'm pretty sure I know which one you are referring too. I think I'm gonna pick up that one tomorrow and try to get this gauge with my subaru contacts. It looks the best imo...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-18-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
  Gauges
Views: 547
Posted By RickyTurbo11
The wideband I have is off. The electric boost is...

The wideband I have is off. The electric boost is fine but both needles are very bouncy. They just seem poor quality and their customer service would do nothing to help me out. I did have a...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-18-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 9
  Gauges
Views: 547
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Does the red match the gauges? Which digital one...

Does the red match the gauges? Which digital one is it?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-18-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9
  Gauges
Views: 547
Posted By RickyTurbo11
I hear great things about AEM. Does it match the...

I hear great things about AEM. Does it match the gauges? I'd prob do the analog ones. I prefer a clean oem look which is why I wanted the prosport gauges but they suck. The defi ones are nice but...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-18-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
  Gauges
Views: 547
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Gauges

I have been going back and forth with Prosport gauges for almost 2 weeks now trying to get an accurate gauge. It ended today with no help from them. I am very disappointed with their company and...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-12-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 375
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Peak & Warning Prosport

Just curious if I did this right. I installed my new Prosport Premium electronic boost gauge. I wired it for white during the day and amber at night. During the day it was nice how the warning would...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-09-2014, 09:02 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 24,804
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Installed Hella Horns & Front Spoiler today

Installed Hella Horns & Front Spoiler today
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-08-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By RickyTurbo11
I know you're right. I should've listened ###...

I know you're right. I should've listened ### now I have a wideband that is inaccurate and really serves no purpose now. On top of that I got a new boost gauge to match it. I have a mechanical boost...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-07-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Prosport Gauges

Anyone have a Prosport wideband? If so, does it work? I installed mine on Saturday and it was a nightmare. Finally got it hooked up and its not reading accurately. WOT is 10 or below when it should...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-02-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By RickyTurbo11
I've looked into that and there is a rally school...

I've looked into that and there is a rally school not too far but those courses are pretty big money and with nowhere around me where I could use those skills...seems pointless. but thanks
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-02-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By RickyTurbo11
No I don't have a wideband yet. I'm buying one...

No I don't have a wideband yet. I'm buying one maybe today. Problem is I want the prosport a/f ratio gauge with a dial to match my turbo gauge. It would be a nice clean look but not very precise. And...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-02-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,545
Posted By RickyTurbo11
I get a loud kind of squeal when I'm at full...

I get a loud kind of squeal when I'm at full boost. Not really sure if it has to do with the weather though. I think it's just my wastegate. I've tried to diagnose it as a bunch of different things...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-01-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Opensourced over the internet?

I hear a lot of good things about Torqued Performance but I'm skeptical about someone tuning my car over the internet. Thoughts? Experiences?
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-01-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By RickyTurbo11
My fault I must need to update my profile. I have...

My fault I must need to update my profile. I have a protune. If you think the short throw is a good mod than that seems like a good place to start for $150. I have sway bars, and if I'm gonna do...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-01-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Advice on improving Stage 2

Anyone have any advice on some performance upgrades I could do that wouldn't require a tune?

Ideally I would like to get the ProcessWest TMIC but that would require a tune, and if I'm gonna spend...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-29-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By RickyTurbo11
No protuned

No protuned
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-29-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 264
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Acceleration & Accessory Question

A couple quick questions:

Accessory:
1. Is there anywhere on our forum to purchase a front lip spoiler? I was gonna buy one on Amazon but was just curious. I saw forcewerks or something selling...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-27-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 652
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Welcome to my daily frustration. First off, get a...

Welcome to my daily frustration. First off, get a EBCS and a protune. I like cobb and love the functions of the AP but the OTS maps are not unique to your car (cookie cutter). I had the stage 2 + SF...
Forum: New England WRX Forum   02-04-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,411
Posted By RickyTurbo11
I'll be there. Let me know.

I'll be there. Let me know.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-04-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 23
  Bcs
Views: 1,427
Posted By RickyTurbo11
First off thank you for the heads up RiotAct. I...

First off thank you for the heads up RiotAct. I have heard good things about Wicked Innovations but I had a buddy who went to Bren and was happy so I figured I'd try him. Yes I agree a lot of our...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-03-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
  Bcs
Views: 1,427
Posted By RickyTurbo11
I too got my car tuned with Bren. He was...

I too got my car tuned with Bren. He was excellent. Definitely gonna wait and try and do a top mount, fuel pump, injectors and the ECBS at the same time so I only have to do one tune. And yea I'm...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-02-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 23
  Bcs
Views: 1,427
Posted By RickyTurbo11
What about a manual boost controller? Would that...

What about a manual boost controller? Would that require a retune? Could that solve the problem? I really don't want to drive around and have to worry about boost spikes then pull off and clear the...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-02-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 23
  Bcs
Views: 1,427
Posted By RickyTurbo11
I am pro tuned. By a really good tuner. I do run...

I am pro tuned. By a really good tuner. I do run a little rich in the low rpm range with his tune and I backfire if I dump a lot of fuel but besides that it's a very good tune I think. Unfortunately...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-01-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23
  Bcs
Views: 1,427
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-01-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
  Bcs
Views: 1,427
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Bcs

Shifting on the highway from 4th to 5th and got a PO224. It has only happened once before but it was the same situation, highway shifting from 4th to 5th. Would say a grimmspeed electronic boost...
Forum: Site Announcements   01-28-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,134
Posted By RickyTurbo11
No the one I drove was silver

No the one I drove was silver
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-20-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 6
  IDCs?
Views: 394
Posted By RickyTurbo11
IDCs?

Sometimes when I'm WOT it feels like theres flat spots in the power curve. Almost like its begging for more air/fuel. It could just be the atmospheric conditions but I figured I'd ask. Since I've...
Forum: Site Announcements   01-19-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,134
Posted By RickyTurbo11
No this car is not modified. Autocross is just...

No this car is not modified. Autocross is just the name of the company I think. Yea it does make a lot of boost right away with minimal HP gains which would leave you to think you won't be able to...
Forum: Site Announcements   01-17-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,134
Posted By RickyTurbo11
WRX is def 268. But theres a lot of potential...

WRX is def 268. But theres a lot of potential with the new engine n turbo set up. And unfortunately the STI engine is unchanged.
Forum: Site Announcements   01-16-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,134
Posted By RickyTurbo11
I work at a subaru dealership and one came in...

I work at a subaru dealership and one came in from autocross to get winter tires put on. They are bringing it somewhere for reviewers.
Forum: Site Announcements   01-16-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,134
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Test drove a 2015 WRX today

Hey guys just thought I'd give you a little insight on a 2015 WRX I got to drive today. First impression was it is really nice and powerful. Right out of the showroom the boost peaks at 18.4 PSI. My...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-01-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,316
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Good stuff

First off congrats. Secondly I have the same mods you plan on getting (except I have the invidia Q300 cbe - which i highly recommend if you want the throaty subby sound). Definitely do the sway bars...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-03-2013, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Unhappy Whiteline Suspension

Question. When I bought my 2011 wrx almost a year ago I was lucky to find out the guy who had it a short time before me did things the right way: upgraded the suspension, catback and new STI rims....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-27-2013, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By RickyTurbo11
almost as annoying as my car not running well

almost as annoying as my car not running well
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-27-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 709
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Loss of power. ### help

I got an oil change the other day and now I feel like I'm not getting any power to the wheels. I feel like it could be one of two things. 1. I cleaned my airfilter with the K&N recharger kit. I feel...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   05-09-2013, 10:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,573
Posted By RickyTurbo11
dynapack

dynapack
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   05-09-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,573
Posted By RickyTurbo11
BrenTuning 2011 Subaru WRX - YouTube...

BrenTuning 2011 Subaru WRX - YouTube (http://youtu.be/sHgl6Msa4H8)
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   05-09-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,573
Posted By RickyTurbo11
305 hp & 355 tq @ 17.5 psi

305 hp & 355 tq @ 17.5 psi
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   05-09-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,573
Posted By RickyTurbo11
Talking BrenTune

Got my 2011 Subaru WRX Stage 2 tuned today @ BrenTuning. Very happy with my tune and the lengths Bren went to ensure I got a safe, reliable and powerful tune. He also came in early to fit me in due...
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