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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-08-2008, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,118
Posted By b7g
Check all your connections after the maf sensor....

Check all your connections after the maf sensor. If you did not damage the o2 (which I think gets a different code if it is bad), then it sounds like you did not tighten something after the install....
Forum: The Hangout   09-14-2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By b7g
Holy Crap!!! To Japan to learn, in the US--to...

Holy Crap!!!
To Japan to learn, in the US--to drive... Must be nice... But, again, HOLY CRAP!!!
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-28-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By b7g
^^^yep and don't forget that...

^^^yep and don't forget that...
Forum: The Hangout   08-28-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By b7g
Bad day? Really though... 100 years in business...

Bad day? Really though... 100 years in business and going from 51% market share and 2,000,000,000 dollar profit in the 50s to less than 30% market share today and huge losses means they are starting...
Forum: The Hangout   08-28-2008, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By b7g
very aggressive. I always liked those, where did...

very aggressive. I always liked those, where did you find them and for how much if you don't mind me asking?
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-27-2008, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,002
Posted By b7g
My brother wants to do this--from 02-03 to 06-07....

My brother wants to do this--from 02-03 to 06-07. All you need is the fenders, hood, hood scoop, bumper cover, headlights, and radiator support for headlights to fit. If you have some one with a...
Forum: The Hangout   08-27-2008, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 515
Posted By b7g
FINALLY!!! Something great from Cadillac, I'd...

FINALLY!!! Something great from Cadillac, I'd love to see and eventually test drive the coupe in person.
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   08-25-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 721
Posted By b7g
Go to MY ACCOUNT and you will see a control panel...

Go to MY ACCOUNT and you will see a control panel on the left that will help you...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-25-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 780
Posted By b7g
boost control solenoid... I checked your old...

boost control solenoid... I checked your old posts, and the majority were about boost issues. You could have an issue with the ecu not doing its job or overdoing it and burning the bcs, or something...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-17-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By b7g
Thoughts... 1. Gas millage and 2. First...

Thoughts...
1. Gas millage and 2. First generation substandard reliability (especially American cars')
Wait few years before the new cts becomes available used.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-13-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
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Views: 2,406
Posted By b7g
...so that's why it's not listed...

...so that's why it's not listed...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-13-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
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Views: 2,406
Posted By b7g
fuel tank sensor control valve circuit low... I...

fuel tank sensor control valve circuit low... I am not sure if it is caused by your downpipe install--you have to make sure all the wires/connectors are intact. If everything is fine, then it is the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-10-2008, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By b7g
Yes, it is worth it, even if it does not increase...

Yes, it is worth it, even if it does not increase power. It will make your engine bay a little cooler, which is always a plus. It is my next upgrade... It is a pain to change them though, so be...
Forum: The Hangout   07-09-2008, 08:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 9,160
Posted By b7g
I have one in the garage right now--the silver...

I have one in the garage right now--the silver one in my avatar. And not in order of preference: Evo 10, Porsche 996 911, 997 911 RS, Alfa 8c Competizione, BMW e30 M3, Audi R8...
and many more... ...
Forum: The Hangout   07-05-2008, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
Posted By b7g
Why no fireworks? Isn't that an essential part...

Why no fireworks?
Isn't that an essential part of American culture of Independence Day celebration? Loud and Bright!!!
Or is it because you're in Europe?
Just checked, you're deployed... Got it!...
Forum: The Hangout   07-04-2008, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,103
Posted By b7g
Happy 4th!!!

Have fun!!!
I'm gonna go and barbecue something...
NO DRINKING AND DRIVING:notgood:
Forum: The Hangout   06-29-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,118
Posted By b7g
...you were "almost" drunk and really got lucky...

...you were "almost" drunk and really got lucky nothing more then talk happened. To overreact a little is normal under the circumstances--I personally hate when someone starts being a disrespecting...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-21-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 554
Posted By b7g
...nothing, its a coincidence. And yes, that is...

...nothing, its a coincidence. And yes, that is why i like Subarus--easy to work on.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-21-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 908
Posted By b7g
how does 500 lbs ft tq sound? I have not...

how does 500 lbs ft tq sound?
I have not personally experienced that much. But, that is the avarage i was able to find by searching.
Forum: The Hangout   06-20-2008, 09:46 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,841
Posted By b7g
You'll be fine, just change all the fluids before...

You'll be fine, just change all the fluids before the trip. While travelling keep in mind your tire pressure and oil level. Check it every two fill ups... Have fun!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-17-2008, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,279
Posted By b7g
dumdum, do you know if 260 g/s is consistant with...

dumdum, do you know if 260 g/s is consistant with vf39 equiped wrx's? I was hoping for more air and load...
I will swap in my mps to see if that makes a difference, or see if i can log volts or...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-17-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,279
Posted By b7g
I did not get a chance to drive his car, but i...

I did not get a chance to drive his car, but i probably should have to do a comparisson.
I do atribute my higher maf reading to better heads only. He has the rest of the system set up better than...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-17-2008, 05:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,279
Posted By b7g
o'k... I went to the track with my brother. I...

o'k...
I went to the track with my brother. I have a jdm 2.0 with a vf30 tuned to 20psi, he has usdm 2.0 with a vf39 tuned to 20psi. I was consistantly trapping 102-104 mph riding out the third...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-17-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,279
Posted By b7g
can a MPS or stock MAP sensor missread

just as the title says, can the manifold pressure sensor go bad, or missread?
Just wondering, becasue of the trap speeds on a vf39 powered wrx were in the same territory as stage 2 wrx--max 98 mph,...
Forum: The Hangout   06-12-2008, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 640
Posted By b7g
i think there's more to it then simply buying 4...

i think there's more to it then simply buying 4 wheeled 100k accessories. But then again, maybe in the eyes of the people (the majority) who do not know the details about cars, cars are performing a...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-11-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,924
Posted By b7g
what do you mean by day-time-running-lights? Are...

what do you mean by day-time-running-lights? Are you reffering to a light on the cluster?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-10-2008, 10:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By b7g
You're already stage 2, so no. The BPV is not...

You're already stage 2, so no. The BPV is not necessary, but is a personal preference.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-10-2008, 12:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,924
Posted By b7g
yes, just the pads.

yes, just the pads.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-08-2008, 10:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,606
Posted By b7g
it will need a retune, but you will see a...

it will need a retune, but you will see a gain--at the least the time of spool and some torque at virtually any rpm--only after the tune though.
As far as cost-vs-benefit analysis, it is not worth...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-08-2008, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,924
Posted By b7g
i have experienced a similiar event. The actual...

i have experienced a similiar event. The actual sensor is located by the e-brake handle. for me the weather had a powerful influence at whether or not the light was on, but the colder it would get,...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   06-04-2008, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,599
Posted By b7g
With a good tune there really is no limit. If...

With a good tune there really is no limit. If you're asking max power, then it depend on how safe is your tune; I have read and met people pushing close to 350 whp on stock internals.
Forum: The Hangout   06-01-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 929
Posted By b7g
this is so interesting! I have chosen basically...

this is so interesting!
I have chosen basically the same path, but with the Air Force. Great choice on the car too;)
Tells one something about the demographic of wrx buyers, right!?
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   05-31-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,384
Posted By b7g
...lots of pretty colors...mmm...:hurl: Really,...

...lots of pretty colors...mmm...:hurl:
Really, EGT or Oil pressure, or temperature; same color as the boost gauge. It will look good and mean something...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-29-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 677
Posted By b7g
I have been smelling burning oil on decelaration...

I have been smelling burning oil on decelaration and on start up and have been seeing oil in the intercooler y pipe for the last 40,000 miles. After the innitial discovery i started checking oil...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   05-28-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,352
Posted By b7g
I think you might be reffering to the strut...

I think you might be reffering to the strut clunk, 04 USDM Sti and v7 jdm Sti struts have the issue of clunking in certain driving conditions. Mine does the same thing and i found is what helps is...
Forum: WRX Video Links   05-28-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By b7g
Some how the Sti is not world class, although...

Some how the Sti is not world class, although directly competes with the Evo... The Evo did not post best slalom numbers, but still finished third in both tests. Wierd, but predictable,...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   05-27-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 688
Posted By b7g
sounds like a good way to spend the enlistement...

sounds like a good way to spend the enlistement bonus!Thumbs Up
Really though, 20g on 2.5 ltr will net you full torque later in the power band. So if you will not launch agressively the transmission...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-27-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,042
Posted By b7g
what the above are saying is that it will be...

what the above are saying is that it will be really hard for you to find a replacement in the US, but try anyway. It would probably be easier to find a blown vf series turbocharger with a good...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-25-2008, 11:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,042
Posted By b7g
Was it installed in that condition in your car?...

Was it installed in that condition in your car? Or did you buy/get it that way?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   05-25-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By b7g
The best option for you is to ask your tuner...

The best option for you is to ask your tuner whether he can or prefers to tune with a 3port bcs. Perrin, Prodrive are some of the bcs's used on our cars, but you can get a GM 3port for a lot cheaper...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   05-23-2008, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,757
Posted By b7g
When I bought a car with a seized motor, I was...

When I bought a car with a seized motor, I was able to find a replacement locally (Missouri) on nasioc midwest owners club. Often you can track some down on ebay. Also,
SILVERLINE AUTOMOTIVE
LEO...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   05-23-2008, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,757
Posted By b7g
Older generation motors are very similar to the...

Older generation motors are very similar to the new age models, but might have different cam and crank shaft sensor connectors; I'm not familiar with them personally. If you are willing, you can get...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-23-2008, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By b7g
STi 6 speed clutch is a little wider than our 5...

STi 6 speed clutch is a little wider than our 5 speed clutches. To have one put in our cars transmission bell housing needs to be dremelled out a little. Likely you had an upgraded Subaru STi factory...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-23-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,606
Posted By b7g
Cheers to going through with your plans! Good job.

Cheers to going through with your plans! Good job.
Forum: The Hangout   05-23-2008, 10:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,360
Posted By b7g
Wow! What an early torque!!! That must be so...

Wow! What an early torque!!!
That must be so much fun on the street. The front end probably almost lifts off the groundROFL
Is this on a stock drivetrain?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   05-21-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By b7g
any updates?

any updates?
Forum: The Hangout   05-21-2008, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 581
Posted By b7g
reported...It went through...

reported...It went through...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-20-2008, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By b7g
fp green--abot $700-800. Brakes--I agree with...

fp green--abot $700-800.
Brakes--I agree with the above post, if you are getting an awesome deal on the brakes, you can make them work.
To make the green fit you need to contact FP and find out if...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   05-19-2008, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,271
Posted By b7g
...exhaust leak.

...exhaust leak.
Forum: Photography/Photoshop   05-18-2008, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,054
Posted By b7g
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v708/ioi5/06WRX/...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v708/ioi5/06WRX/sideprofile_max475.jpg

Good light and color, not so much quality of the shot. Best of three...
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