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Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-13-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By wagonracer
As you can see in the second and third pics, I...

As you can see in the second and third pics, I trimmed the chimney sheetmetal back since there was no purpose for the extra width and it interfered with the rad cap on the upper reservoir and fuel...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-13-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By wagonracer
Thanks Fidrat, I knew you'd like it !! I'm only...

Thanks Fidrat, I knew you'd like it !! I'm only just a little older than you (51) and I always say "it's never too late to have a happy childhood" !! I've been talking about doing this since '05 or...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-13-2014, 05:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By wagonracer
Yo Fidrat, you just painted yourself old !! I...

Yo Fidrat, you just painted yourself old !! I also grew up with shaker hoods, but they were on Mopars and such. Are you sharing nothing positive towards my hard work ?

Thanks to Randy and Adair...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-12-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By wagonracer
Shaker hood

I haven't been on here in ages, but I went and did a nutty little upgrade on my now 237k mile bug eye. I hope you like it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JejdbK0ONyA&feature=share
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-13-2012, 05:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,129
Posted By wagonracer
Haven't been on here in a while, but I do know a...

Haven't been on here in a while, but I do know a thing or two about the valve lash adjustment that the dealership is referring to. If your compression numbers were consistent than I'd venture a guess...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   08-22-2012, 05:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 748
Posted By wagonracer
Those are definitely factory fender bolts and...

Those are definitely factory fender bolts and washers
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-17-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,568
Posted By wagonracer
According to the experts where I work, V9 engines...

According to the experts where I work, V9 engines are a simple swap with the AVCS wiring kit being the only extra needed. We're doing that exact swap in the next couple of weeks so I'll get to see it...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-15-2012, 11:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,568
Posted By wagonracer
V9 JDM engines work, with the only added fun of...

V9 JDM engines work, with the only added fun of an AVCS wiring kit. Otherwise will work with stock harness !Thumbs Up
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-15-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,023
Posted By wagonracer
Guess I've been offline longer than I realized....

Guess I've been offline longer than I realized. Glad your build is done ! You've done break in already ?
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-15-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,125
Posted By wagonracer
You should come down the road to Windsor Locks...

You should come down the road to Windsor Locks and say hi at ECS. I'd be glad to help another bugeye wagon owner. BTW, I live right across the river in Enfield. You can probably here my wagon start...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-07-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,619
Posted By wagonracer
Wicked good find man. The Spec B is a great car...

Wicked good find man. The Spec B is a great car with some real advantages over a WRX. Congrats on the new ride
Forum: The Hangout   07-05-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By wagonracer
D'oh !! I forgot all about that phenom, and the...

D'oh !! I forgot all about that phenom, and the bumperstickers that complimented my driving !
Forum: The Hangout   07-04-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By wagonracer
I follow not your edward reference. do tell

I follow not your edward reference. do tell
Forum: The Hangout   07-04-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By wagonracer
New Job !!

So, it's official now. I'm going to be working for ECS performance in Windsor Locks Ct. ECS Performance | Connecticut's premier performance, tuning, and repair shop....
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-28-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 583
Posted By wagonracer
Welcome to the forums ! 2002 Subaru TS/turbo...

Welcome to the forums !

2002 Subaru TS/turbo WRX wagon (http://nh.craigslist.org/cto/3083464364.html)

I'd settle for $7k for it

Just sayin'......
Forum: The Hangout   06-27-2012, 03:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,110
Posted By wagonracer
some info that could prove interesting on engine...

some info that could prove interesting on engine direction:

http://www.fhi.co.jp/english/contents/pdf_en_79294.pdf
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-26-2012, 05:27 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 13,990
Posted By wagonracer
No worries, not everyone realizes how cool wagons...

No worries, not everyone realizes how cool wagons are ;)

Mine does take the fun out of modding, since it's was done 130k miles ago, and still running strong...

I'll be glad to help you with...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-26-2012, 05:08 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 13,990
Posted By wagonracer
Subaru 2002 bug-eye WRX wagon...

Subaru 2002 bug-eye WRX wagon (http://westernmass.craigslist.org/cto/3095304583.html)

Just sayin'......
Forum: Road Course/Autocross Tech   06-25-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,672
Posted By wagonracer
Bumpus... Willing to take 90% of asking...

Bumpus...

Willing to take 90% of asking price !Thumbs Up
Forum: Road Course/Autocross Tech   06-18-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,672
Posted By wagonracer
Depends on how heavy your foot is. I've gotten as...

Depends on how heavy your foot is. I've gotten as high as 30.4 mpg and as low as 8.5 mpg (track day) Interior is clean, stock WRX except for wood wheel and shift knob. There's a link to more photos...
Forum: Road Course/Autocross Tech   06-17-2012, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,672
Posted By wagonracer
Track ready wagon

Yep, I gone and done it :eek: The wagon is going to highest offer. Change is good !Thumbs Up

2002 WRX/TS wagon $7800 (Troy, NH) - Subaru WRX Classifieds...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-02-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,133
Posted By wagonracer
http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f103/engine-pull-1...

http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f103/engine-pull-101-a-29978/

Having done a few of these, I think it's just as easy to pull it complete, rather than the method above. Full shop manuals here:...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-02-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,133
Posted By wagonracer
To answer the first question, that all depends on...

To answer the first question, that all depends on how much experience, confidence and patience you have. The first time I did one, I took my time and spread it out over 10 days, working on it after...
Forum: The Hangout   06-01-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,650
Posted By wagonracer
I chose silver because I think it'll help me fly...

I chose silver because I think it'll help me fly under the radar. After all, 3 out of 5 cars on the road are silver ;) check this out for interior shots 2013 Subaru BRZ | Digital Dynamic Brochure...
Forum: The Hangout   06-01-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,650
Posted By wagonracer
June 1st, and I have a new car. Feast your eyes...

June 1st, and I have a new car. Feast your eyes gang !Thumbs Up


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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-31-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,675
Posted By wagonracer
First, be absolutely sure of your timing, triple...

First, be absolutely sure of your timing, triple check all 5 important marks. Check all of the rest of the work you just did. Check for fuel, check for spark.....

Then, I would suggest plugging in...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-30-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,973
Posted By wagonracer
Even a cheap one from harbor freight works....

Even a cheap one from harbor freight works. Checker (Oreilly's) or what ever parts stores often have those types of specialty tools to "lend". You just have to put down a refundable deposit. On the...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-30-2012, 05:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,973
Posted By wagonracer
Ok, I've been watching this thread long enough....

Ok, I've been watching this thread long enough. Here's what you need for the coolant issue. Fill into the upper reservoir quickly while at idle with a funnel that fits the opening tightly (cap on...
Forum: New Member Intros   05-22-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,716
Posted By wagonracer
Welcome to the site. bug-eyes rule !

Welcome to the site. bug-eyes rule !
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-22-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,297
Posted By wagonracer
The ECM has a learning curve, even with the AP....

The ECM has a learning curve, even with the AP. Sounds like you climbed from SL to thinner air and back down before it had a chance to get acclimated to the higher altitude. Next time at 6K' get on...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-21-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,285
Posted By wagonracer
Amazon.com: 2002 Subaru Impreza & WRX Repair Shop...

Amazon.com: 2002 Subaru Impreza & WRX Repair Shop Manual 8 Volume Set Original: Subaru: Books

I'd rather use a laptop, or just print the sections I need, than spend $$
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-21-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By wagonracer
Check the A/C idler pulley (the lower one right...

Check the A/C idler pulley (the lower one right against the timing cover). shoot it with a tiny bit of WD40 or PB blaster, and see if the whine stops. This is a common cause of whining noise
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-21-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,973
Posted By wagonracer
You gotta get creative, or use one of these (and...

You gotta get creative, or use one of these (and still get a little creative):

https://encrypted-tbn2.google.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTNuoAsZhNreiYVphjqh16W9HpSPSlb0nsVPM90ch47SbMFAuYmvg

You need...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-21-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,285
Posted By wagonracer
Complete shop manual not enough ? ROFL

Complete shop manual not enough ? ROFL
Forum: The Hangout   05-21-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By wagonracer
I don't need no stinkin' lift. I've got 3 pairs...

I don't need no stinkin' lift. I've got 3 pairs of jack stands :p



but I sold my engine stand and hoist.....D'oh!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-21-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,285
Posted By wagonracer
Full shop manual can be found here: Impreza...

Full shop manual can be found here: Impreza Manuals | ken-gilbert.com (http://ken-gilbert.com/impreza-manuals)
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-21-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,973
Posted By wagonracer
Make sure that your timing is on (pull covers,...

Make sure that your timing is on (pull covers, check marks) No, the t-belt is not part of a tune up, it's an expensive (or time consuming) job.

Do plugs, and while your at it, make sure there is...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   05-21-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,300
Posted By wagonracer
Here's the poo, if you're going in there to...

Here's the poo, if you're going in there to replace the seal, consider what else might need doing. It's kind of not worth the effort for just the shift shaft seal, unless the thing is hemorrhaging...
Forum: The Hangout   05-20-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By wagonracer
If I was going to spend any dough on a lift, and...

If I was going to spend any dough on a lift, and have a good slab to install it on (with height clearance) , I would shop for a used two pillar with arms (professional style) Dealerships and shops...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-20-2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,973
Posted By wagonracer
Loosen your fuel cap before you remove the line....

Loosen your fuel cap before you remove the line. That will relieve pressure, less gas mess.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-15-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,806
Posted By wagonracer
Correct. Plug those together, turn key on, scan...

Correct. Plug those together, turn key on, scan for codes. If there is a sensor, relay or solenoid not functioning properly you'll pull a CEL code (aka DTC) for it. BTW, with the "poop loop"...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-15-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By wagonracer
E-bay is your friend on a part like this. I've...

E-bay is your friend on a part like this. I've sold them for $75 on there. Should be easy to find. BTW, they call it a clock spring, but replacing the whole airbag assy. is easier.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-13-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
Posted By wagonracer
First off, there is a way of overiding that, so...

First off, there is a way of overiding that, so you can drive it. There's a little cover next to the shift lever (smaller than a dime) that you pop open, then push down the button under it to get the...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-11-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,806
Posted By wagonracer
You have to remove the drive belts, crank pulley,...

You have to remove the drive belts, crank pulley, and timing cover to see it. Full shop manual can be found here Impreza Manuals | ken-gilbert.com (http://ken-gilbert.com/impreza-manuals) Did you...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-11-2012, 04:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,806
Posted By wagonracer
I would suggest plugging in the "poop loop"...

I would suggest plugging in the "poop loop" (diagnostic connectors under the dash) and scan for codes. Considering everything that you said you have already replaced, if it doesn't show codes, the...
Forum: The Hangout   05-10-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,780
Posted By wagonracer
Just found out my, yes MY, BRZ will be arriving...

Just found out my, yes MY, BRZ will be arriving in June. Don't know if I'll have it by the 10th, and with the EDR, I probably won't be able to track it yet.......but...... !Thumbs Up
Forum: The Hangout   05-08-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,780
Posted By wagonracer
OK, I'll take that as a no ;) I've never...

OK, I'll take that as a no ;)

I've never attended anything like this and hope it'll be fun (and hope I'll have the BRZ by then) The old wagon's still got some laps left in it though.....
Forum: The Hangout   05-07-2012, 09:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,780
Posted By wagonracer
Wicked Big Meet

Anyone here going ? I'll be helping NASA instruct the HPDE track time.

America's Largest Subaru Enthusiast Festival - June 10, 2012 - Wicked Big Meet (http://www.wickedbigmeet.com/)
Forum: Handling Tech   04-30-2012, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By wagonracer
No need to pull anything but the wheel. the...

No need to pull anything but the wheel. the backing plates and dust rings are plainly visible.
Forum: Handling Tech   04-29-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 907
Posted By wagonracer
Could be the backing plate rubbing on the rotor....

Could be the backing plate rubbing on the rotor. Only reason to suspect something with the axle is if the 32mm didn't get torqued enough, or one of the dust rings got bent, or is loose. All easy...
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