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Forum: New Member Intros   Today, 09:14 PM
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Posted By basco
Click on my name or avatar to the left. Then...

Click on my name or avatar to the left. Then click the about me tab
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   Today, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By basco
06-07

06-07
Forum: New Member Intros   Today, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
  04 wrx
Views: 139
Posted By basco
I can't agree with you more on that, but the sad...

I can't agree with you more on that, but the sad thing is it's easier to build these cars to go straight. It really takes a surprising amount of work compared to other platforms to get these cars to...
Forum: New Member Intros   Today, 05:25 PM
Replies: 16
  04 wrx
Views: 139
Posted By basco
I'm sorry if you say this platform isn't cut out...

I'm sorry if you say this platform isn't cut out for drag racing you're living under a rock. These cars are really swiss army knives, they can do it all with the proper suspension tuning and turbo...
Forum: New Member Intros   Today, 05:21 PM
Replies: 16
  04 wrx
Views: 139
Posted By basco
If your looking for 450 at the flywheel thats...

If your looking for 450 at the flywheel thats easily doable, you'll still need a built shortblock but you could use stock heads with something like a GT30R, if you want that number at the wheels you...
Forum: New Member Intros   Today, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
  04 wrx
Views: 139
Posted By basco
Okay, so I guess I'm the guy to talk to about big...

Okay, so I guess I'm the guy to talk to about big power.

1) For big power you definitely need to either sleeve your existing EJ205 block or completely replace with a built short block, I'm very...
Forum: New Member Intros   Yesterday, 10:20 PM
Replies: 16
  04 wrx
Views: 139
Posted By basco
Sell your car, buy an STi

Sell your car, buy an STi
Forum: Handling Tech   Yesterday, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By basco
Yes, in theory. However I prefer to completely...

Yes, in theory. However I prefer to completely replace the lines as they are brittle and you can easily over bend or crack the line if you are not using the proper bending and flare tools which would...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   Yesterday, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By basco
^ If your only 20-30mins from Goshen then The...

^ If your only 20-30mins from Goshen then The Shop should only be about an hour and a half away. It's in Norwalk. EFI Logics should be close to the same it's just past Danbury on 84
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   Yesterday, 05:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By basco
137 kpa on the radiator and 110 on the reservoir

137 kpa on the radiator and 110 on the reservoir
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-05-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 105
Posted By basco
The caps are correct. The cap on the reservoir...

The caps are correct. The cap on the reservoir will control the total pressure through the system hence it being lower
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-05-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By basco
Ahh if your looking at somewhere in Goshen you...

Ahh if your looking at somewhere in Goshen you must be down near me. Have you looked at EFI Logics and The Shop? Both are two of the premier tuners in the Tri-State
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-05-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By basco
I agree with Keith, and I'm more than willing to...

I agree with Keith, and I'm more than willing to lend a hand with labor. Where are you looking to get tuned, I just moved up to NY but I know there are plenty of shops around the city and LI with in...
Forum: Handling Tech   07-05-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By basco
It's incredibly simple in theory to delete but it...

It's incredibly simple in theory to delete but it will be a ton of work, you essentially have to replace everything between the brake pedal and calipers. You can simply disable it by pulling the fuse...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-23-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By basco
At a minimum you need brackets, sliders are...

At a minimum you need brackets, sliders are optional.

Sparco USA (http://www.sparcousa.com/product/seat-base-600-series)

Sparco USA (http://www.sparcousa.com/product/track-set)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-23-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By basco
You do realize how much of at PITA an oil pump is...

You do realize how much of at PITA an oil pump is on these cars. You really should have done that when you had the motor apart.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-21-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 362
Posted By basco
Is the car tuned?

Is the car tuned?
Forum: The Hangout   06-20-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 33,988
Posted By basco
^ You're right I am basco < May come and go...

^ You're right I am basco
< May come and go from this forum, but will never leave!
v Probably hasn't been on this forum as long as me
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   06-18-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By basco
Boo-Key is right. It looks like an EJ20K out of...

Boo-Key is right. It looks like an EJ20K out of the JDM GC WRX, yes that engine will bolt up in your car. BUT, it is absolutely not compatible with your ECU and wiring harness as currently...
Forum: Wrxtuners Help Desk   06-17-2015, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 357
Posted By basco
That will only give the general series [i.e....

That will only give the general series [i.e. EJ25/EJ20] make sure you get a shot of the block casings under the intake manifold.

Make sure you get a shot similar to this:...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-15-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By basco
You'll just have to swap the JDM main harness and...

You'll just have to swap the JDM main harness and ECU for AVCS to work.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-15-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 259
Posted By basco
Yes it fits and will bolt up 100% fine, and you...

Yes it fits and will bolt up 100% fine, and you can just run the motor off your USDM ECU and your stock harness w/o AVCS plugged in. YOU WILL NEED A CUSTOM TUNE! If you want AVCS you'll need a custom...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-01-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 28,224
Posted By basco
^ I believe he's trying to hide his plates?

^ I believe he's trying to hide his plates?
Forum: The Hangout   05-01-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 33,988
Posted By basco
v back to our regularly scheduled program

v back to our regularly scheduled program
Forum: The Hangout   05-01-2013, 08:49 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 33,988
Posted By basco
There wasn't one, the forum is acting up

There wasn't one, the forum is acting up
Forum: The Hangout   05-01-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,069
Posted By basco
that's probably true, but I'd still buy it

that's probably true, but I'd still buy it
Forum: The Hangout   04-30-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 33,988
Posted By basco
^ That's unfortunate news, I've been debating...

^ That's unfortunate news, I've been debating leaving BMW to startup my own aftermarket parts company but I just can't bring myself to leave a good job in these economic times
< Found a left over...
Forum: The Hangout   04-29-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,069
Posted By basco
Lets put it this way, if Subaru announced this...

Lets put it this way, if Subaru announced this was going into production I would be first in line and pay in cash right there
Forum: Mid Atlantic WRX Forum   04-29-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,705
Posted By basco
like an hour, maybe an hour and a half if traffic...

like an hour, maybe an hour and a half if traffic is bad on 95/395
Forum: The Hangout   04-29-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 33,988
Posted By basco
^ SO MUCH LOL < Found someone to buy my...

^ SO MUCH LOL
< Found someone to buy my MS6...hopefully they don't back out this time
v vote: BRZ or 2012 Boss 302 for DD
Forum: Mid Atlantic WRX Forum   04-29-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,705
Posted By basco
It's not too bad lol, by then I may be tooling in...

It's not too bad lol, by then I may be tooling in a BRZ anyway so it'd be fun to bring that. Besides the wife wants to go to the Hagerstown outlets while were up there so, if I'm going to Hagerstown...
Forum: The Hangout   04-29-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,266
Posted By basco
When I can find an alpha9 or 10 car for less than...

When I can find an alpha9 or 10 car for less than 70K
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-28-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,955
Posted By basco
get a downpipe and a tune, you'll pickup 30ish whp

get a downpipe and a tune, you'll pickup 30ish whp
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-28-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,955
Posted By basco
at least a built longblock, GT30R, and...

at least a built longblock, GT30R, and appropriate supporting mods such as Intercooler, Fuel System, Boost Control etc.
Forum: The Hangout   04-28-2013, 10:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,266
Posted By basco
haha I agree it's not worth it if you scored that...

haha I agree it's not worth it if you scored that for under 40
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-28-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,955
Posted By basco
If he's trying for 400 he will be whether he...

If he's trying for 400 he will be whether he wants to or not
Forum: Mid Atlantic WRX Forum   04-28-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,705
Posted By basco
I'll be back in Annapolis that weekend for my...

I'll be back in Annapolis that weekend for my cousins USNA graduation I may be able to make it...I wonder if my F250 will be too low for the speed bumps:cool:
Forum: The Hangout   04-28-2013, 10:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,266
Posted By basco
Left over '12? The cheapest I could find was...

Left over '12? The cheapest I could find was 42500 OTD but that was also in January
Forum: The Hangout   04-28-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,266
Posted By basco
Nice Justin! I briefly looked into ditching the...

Nice Justin! I briefly looked into ditching the MS6 for one before I picked up the F-250 (I need to haul my unreliable hunk of Subaru around quite often too lol)
Forum: The Hangout   04-24-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 33,988
Posted By basco
^ WHAAAT...Oh HAI Randy! < Noticed all the new...

^ WHAAAT...Oh HAI Randy!
< Noticed all the new members but yet none of them want to have all the fun in this thread
v I've been a member of this site longer than pretty much any of you that will...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-24-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,170
Posted By basco
screw cobb or invidia, get a perrin or if you can...

screw cobb or invidia, get a perrin or if you can find one get a used Helix or BPM twister those were the two exhausts I loved the most on my car back when I ran an off the shelf setup
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-24-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,167
Posted By basco
so glad my car never sees snow

so glad my car never sees snow
Forum: The Hangout   04-24-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 33,988
Posted By basco
^ Negative ghostrider the pattern is full, the...

^ Negative ghostrider the pattern is full, the MS6 is for sale I'm looking for a BRZ and I recently picked up an F-250 to haul the toys
< Almost sold his car two months ago to buy a GT500 and then...
Forum: The Hangout   04-23-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 33,988
Posted By basco
^ I'm not 19 LOL < Surprised this old thread is...

^ I'm not 19 LOL
< Surprised this old thread is still here (and 38 pages)
v Probably doesn't know who I am because I'm rarely on the boards these days now that I don't play with the car much
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-12-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,131
Posted By basco
if that car doesn't already have injectors and a...

if that car doesn't already have injectors and a tune on it it shouldn't even run
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-11-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By basco
The turbo appears stock, and that perrin piece...

The turbo appears stock, and that perrin piece under the car is the other part of the downpipe. It appears someone had modified catback. None of those connections should be welded though, they're all...
Forum: The Hangout   02-08-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,470
Posted By basco
Uncle Sam gets to help me build yet another...

Uncle Sam gets to help me build yet another motor, YAY!
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-06-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,177
Posted By basco
Your car has been lowered and you've also got an...

Your car has been lowered and you've also got an aftermarket downpipe and intercooler. As for the intake either install a stock intake or get the car protuned for the CAI a short ram isn't an upgrade...
Forum: The Hangout   09-24-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,380
Posted By basco
If this was facebook I would totally "Like"...

If this was facebook I would totally "Like" this
Forum: The Hangout   07-18-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 33,988
Posted By basco
^^ If you don't buy a WRX I'll be right there...

^^ If you don't buy a WRX I'll be right there with Kirt
^ I'm gonna have to pass on that, you live too damn far away from me
< Thought being an Engineer for BMW would be way cooler than it actually...
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