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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-28-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 746
Posted By Epictofer
I was having some smoke from my exhaust and low...

I was having some smoke from my exhaust and low boost. I assumed turbo was bad. turns out my wastegate was acting stupid. I removed the negative bat cable and held down the brake pedal for about a...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-28-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By Epictofer
I have a 2013 wrx and I was having some smoke...

I have a 2013 wrx and I was having some smoke from my exhaust and low boost. I assumed turbo was bad. turns out my wastegate was acting stupid. I removed the negative bat cable and held down the...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   03-04-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 264
Posted By Epictofer
possible water pump seal- when the shaft is...

possible water pump seal- when the shaft is turning it could cause it to leak. that could be why its doing it only when its running. seen it happen on an audi once. other wise pressure test with it...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-18-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 746
Posted By Epictofer
I emailed and called blouch, and go no response....

I emailed and called blouch, and go no response. 6starspeed emailed me back and was very helpful. After talking to them, i dont think the turbo is blown. I may have a worse problem. Could be rings...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-18-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 750
Posted By Epictofer
the pcm has a flash counter. everytime you...

the pcm has a flash counter. everytime you reflash the pcm it counts it. if you have internal engine or turbo issues, or catalytic converter issues the dealer will check this flash counter to see if...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-18-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 746
Posted By Epictofer
All i asked for were suggestions on a building...

All i asked for were suggestions on a building company. i am a service advisor for a toyota/ford dealer. If i ever told my customer driving like an idiot is what messed up his car, i would be fired...
Forum: The Hangout   02-17-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 478
Posted By Epictofer
I would be down to meet in the DC area. im in...

I would be down to meet in the DC area. im in eastern NC but have driven farther for crazier things lol!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-17-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 746
Posted By Epictofer
Well i dont need you to tell me my driving habits...

Well i dont need you to tell me my driving habits are what caused the damage to the car. I know that they are. i also dont need your comment about it either. After emailing back and forth with the...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-16-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 746
Posted By Epictofer
I have tried calling both places and left...

I have tried calling both places and left messages, and gotten no response. I email blouch this morning but as its sunday they may not get to it till monday. 6star i called multiple times and the...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-16-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 746
Posted By Epictofer
Turbo smoke...

So ive got oil in my intercooler and a little bit of smoke at start up. Im confident its because of the oil seal in the turbo. I pulled the inter cooler and there is a fair amount of oil in there. So...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-27-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By Epictofer
it "should" blow the shavings out the hole before...

it "should" blow the shavings out the hole before then ever get inside the downpipe. as in exhaust pressure will come out the hole your drilling not letting the shavings fall inside
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-27-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 560
Posted By Epictofer
if you start the car right before you start...

if you start the car right before you start drilling the hole for the wideband it will keep metal shavings from falling into the downpipe.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-07-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By Epictofer
honestly im not sure on the older models. do some...

honestly im not sure on the older models. do some data logging and email to cobb or one of the guys on here
i know on the 13 and aem CAI is ok with the stage 2 tune. maybe try using the 93 octane...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-07-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 586
Posted By Epictofer
the aem cold air is approved by cobb. are you...

the aem cold air is approved by cobb. are you running the stage 2 tune already? If not thats probably your problem and is not good for your car
Forum: The Hangout   12-28-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 8,876
Posted By Epictofer
giving doughnuts

giving doughnuts
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   12-28-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 738
Posted By Epictofer
I would park it, or put the stock exhaust back on...

I would park it, or put the stock exhaust back on till you can tune it. DP with no tune and your going to have a bad time! dont french fry when you suposed to pizza!!
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-28-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 806
Posted By Epictofer
Im running the stage 2 ots 93 octane map right...

Im running the stage 2 ots 93 octane map right now. perrin catted dp w/ 3in catback and cobb cold air. All seems well for the last month, but i need to find some where in easter NC that can tune for...
Forum: Mid Atlantic WRX Forum   12-02-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,901
Posted By Epictofer
2013 WRX out here by ECU. Anyone from around...

2013 WRX out here by ECU. Anyone from around here ever check this thread? its been dead for a while now!
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