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Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-09-2016, 08:18 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By psinuse
It's not that hard to figure out KPH to drive. I...

It's not that hard to figure out KPH to drive. I mean really it is just simple math, or you can look at the cluster above and see how things line up. As long as you know your points of reference you...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   10-08-2016, 11:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By psinuse
Get a JDM one from a V7 STi and save yourself the...

Get a JDM one from a V7 STi and save yourself the headaches. Otherwise you will be kicking yourself trying to figure out all the wiring....
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   09-30-2016, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,856
Posted By psinuse
Rather hit and miss. Had some suspension issues...

Rather hit and miss. Had some suspension issues and tuning with the car, tires, brake upgrade, etc etc. I also built a car for Race Lab Rally School in Canada, up near your neck of the woods in...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-30-2016, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By psinuse
Tires, tires, tires.....They are the direct...

Tires, tires, tires.....They are the direct contact to the road, what make your car stop and keep you connected to the pavement in corners....All the handling mods in the world don't mean squat...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   09-26-2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,856
Posted By psinuse
I'll have some down time here soon now that track...

I'll have some down time here soon now that track season is almost over. I'll get on this soon.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   09-26-2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 346
Posted By psinuse
Do away with the Greddy BOV and put the stock...

Do away with the Greddy BOV and put the stock timc and BPV back on and you'll be much happier. Go with a good set of tires before you buy any power mods.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   09-26-2016, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By psinuse
Blanks are the route to go for 99% of the cars on...

Blanks are the route to go for 99% of the cars on the road. I track my car quite a bit and still run blanks, granted they are StopTech pads and rotors, but for your purpose something from your local...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   09-26-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By psinuse
Was pretty sure Purolator made the blue Subaru...

Was pretty sure Purolator made the blue Subaru filters and Fram were the black Subaru filters. Then again lots of things have changed.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   06-09-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By psinuse
You should be a able to view your map, unless it...

You should be a able to view your map, unless it is locked by the tuner, with the Cobb tuning software that's free from their site.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   06-07-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By psinuse
Just stick with a ej207. Honestly you'd be...

Just stick with a ej207. Honestly you'd be chasing your tail building a 2.2 and have way more money involved than the benefit you'd gain...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-19-2016, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 846
Posted By psinuse
*cough*I have an 03, had it since new, and I can...

*cough*I have an 03, had it since new, and I can say that driving habits are the #1 killer of transmission on any car. I have driven the dog snot out of my car and even on the factory 5 speed,...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-19-2016, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By psinuse
That is the reason most people can't understand....

That is the reason most people can't understand. I track my car, a lot, and I am running on factory Subaru suspension. I have no issues out handling 90% of the cars at a track, damn Minis and...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-18-2016, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By psinuse
Don't waste money on coil overs....

Don't waste money on coil overs....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-18-2016, 10:30 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,700
Posted By psinuse
5 speed with 2008 Legacy GT gear set....

5 speed with 2008 Legacy GT gear set....
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   04-18-2016, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,137
Posted By psinuse
Road course....or even a rally.

Road course....or even a rally.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-18-2016, 10:31 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,700
Posted By psinuse
So did you make your own wiring harness for the...

So did you make your own wiring harness for the AVCS?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   04-02-2016, 12:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,159
Posted By psinuse
Factory 04 STi springs. You will have a slightly...

Factory 04 STi springs. You will have a slightly lowered ride height, but much better spring rates.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-25-2016, 02:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,700
Posted By psinuse
I was up your way last weekend. Although I was a...

I was up your way last weekend. Although I was a bit to busy with rally cars to do much else I will be headed back probably within a month or less.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   03-25-2016, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,520
Posted By psinuse
I second Southbend clutches. Although when I...

I second Southbend clutches. Although when I bought mine years back they weren't as expensive, but they are a damn good clutch.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   03-25-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,520
Posted By psinuse
Well if you are using a freshly machined block...

Well if you are using a freshly machined block and heads then you should be okay using Cometic.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   03-24-2016, 01:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,520
Posted By psinuse
Please tell me you didn't use factory head...

Please tell me you didn't use factory head gaskets on this build?
Forum: Midwest WRX Forum   03-24-2016, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 616
Posted By psinuse
This is about as basic a modification as you can...

This is about as basic a modification as you can get. Depending on how rusted the bolts are, I would hit them with a little bit of ATF fluid the night before and let them soak.

p.s. Cleveland is...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-24-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,282
Posted By psinuse
Use the WRX 2L crank. It has the same stroke as...

Use the WRX 2L crank. It has the same stroke as the 2.2L and is designed with extra oiling holes.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-14-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,700
Posted By psinuse
I have always used gates timing belt kits for...

I have always used gates timing belt kits for mine.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-06-2016, 10:45 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,700
Posted By psinuse
Also there is another option for your down pipe...

Also there is another option for your down pipe situation.
Turbo Dump Down Pipe Head Subaru WRX STI VF36 VF37 Twin Scroll 3" Spec C | eBay...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-06-2016, 10:39 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,700
Posted By psinuse
You mean this oil cooler? It only came...

You mean this oil cooler?

It only came factory on the S202. The Spec C only received an trans oil cooler.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-05-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,700
Posted By psinuse
Did you get the ECU with it? You do know that the...

Did you get the ECU with it? You do know that the Spec C and S series cars didn't come with cruise control?
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-30-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 802,870
Posted By psinuse
I didn't have a code, I used the JDM ECU and...

I didn't have a code, I used the JDM ECU and rewired everything...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   12-28-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,277
Posted By psinuse
On my old motor I actually had the knock sensor...

On my old motor I actually had the knock sensor bolt back out and it was throwing stupid numbers...I suggest blue lock-tite on that bolt
Forum: Handling Tech   12-23-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,861
Posted By psinuse
:D Been over a year now and they haven't given my...

:D Been over a year now and they haven't given my a single issue other than the set is super stiff, but handles well.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-23-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,474
Posted By psinuse
Soooo the deer destroyed just the motor? I'd be...

Soooo the deer destroyed just the motor? I'd be more concerned about the damage to the car if it did that kind of damage to the engine. Use you USDM ECU and it should run okay as long as you don't...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   12-10-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,019
Posted By psinuse
I'd say 20mins of varied driving. Never go full...

I'd say 20mins of varied driving. Never go full throttle right after a retune though.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-03-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,739
Posted By psinuse
I've got stock tunes for everything up to 2011...

I've got stock tunes for everything up to 2011 WRX and STi cars as well as some of the Legacy GT and others...Also have for a the S202 and Spec C Type RAR:D
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-19-2015, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,148
Posted By psinuse
GM Synco-mesh, which is what I don't put in;)

GM Synco-mesh, which is what I don't put in;)
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-17-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,148
Posted By psinuse
Laugh at me all you want, but I run a version of...

Laugh at me all you want, but I run a version of the Uncle Scotty's trans cocktail...Have for years without issue. I highly recommend the 08 LGT gear sets from Flatiron. Price is good and they have...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   11-17-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,556
Posted By psinuse
If you mod it, but it is just like the USDM ones...

If you mod it, but it is just like the USDM ones sans the newer plastic crap they put on in 06 and up
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   11-17-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,469
Posted By psinuse
That hybrid build requires a certain plug to keep...

That hybrid build requires a certain plug to keep detonation from occurring. Are you getting rod knock or is it detonation knock? Rod knock you'd hear pretty much all the time and it would get worse...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-07-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,852
Posted By psinuse
It's what we are here for...I hate to see people...

It's what we are here for...I hate to see people spend good money for something that isn't what it claims to be...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   11-07-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By psinuse
You could use an auto out of a Baja or Legacy.

You could use an auto out of a Baja or Legacy.
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-07-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,852
Posted By psinuse
Dynamax Dyno possibly and they inflated your...

Dynamax Dyno possibly and they inflated your numbers. The stock wastegate pressure on the vf39 is 8psi and at that level on your car you'd be lucky to make 250 to the crank.
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-06-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By psinuse
5 speed swap not long at all, 6 speed(depending...

5 speed swap not long at all, 6 speed(depending on what year) a long long long time. Also avoid buying a JDM trans unless you like hunting for 3 gear.
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-05-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,852
Posted By psinuse
How about no....

How about no....
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-05-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 434
Posted By psinuse
Well first question is how much money do you have...

Well first question is how much money do you have to spend? A 6 speed swap isn't just swapping out the trans, it is very involved and requires lots of time and money...and patience and beer and...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-05-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,288
Posted By psinuse
That I could not tell you. I used a small metal...

That I could not tell you. I used a small metal oil squirter on mine. It is a harsh mixture, but it seems to work well...

The spacers are made of plastic because it's cheap and also quiet...metal...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-02-2015, 10:21 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,288
Posted By psinuse
Some of the 04 STi were aluminum, but so were the...

Some of the 04 STi were aluminum, but so were the Saabaru wagon ones. Using sedan springs on a wagon in the rear will cause it to sag unless you get the correct spacers. Actually automatic...
Forum: Handling Tech   11-01-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,288
Posted By psinuse
Are those Sedan or Wagon springs?

Are those Sedan or Wagon springs?
Forum: Handling Tech   11-01-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,288
Posted By psinuse
You should have tried to grab the aluminum...

You should have tried to grab the aluminum lateral links from a SAAB wagon or the 04 STi. Have fun getting those bolts out as well it is a serious pain. I highly recommend PB Blaster or some...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-31-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By psinuse
Those injectors will not make that much power,...

Those injectors will not make that much power, those mods will not make that much power.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-30-2015, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By psinuse
I can say that there is no way it's making 340whp...

I can say that there is no way it's making 340whp with that turbo and mod list....nope not gonna happen. Might be 340chp, but not 340whp....
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   10-26-2015, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By psinuse
Get the LGT gear set and install kit. Unless you...

Get the LGT gear set and install kit. Unless you are going to be tracking the car heavy or build lots of power there is no point in going with a PPG gear set....Also make sure you have some very...
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