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Forum: Newbie Forum   Today, 08:23 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By Epictofer
Yea that car was well done!! Im sure it has short...

Yea that car was well done!! Im sure it has short throw shifter and bushings and everything else. Like bookey said keep her well maintained and i would contact the seller and find out abobut what...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   Yesterday, 07:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 212
Posted By Epictofer
No you should not need to reprogram the keys, the...

No you should not need to reprogram the keys, the security codes are stored in the pcm i believe. And you can start the car with no instrument cluster. It shouldnt hurt anything as it has no effect...
Forum: Newbie Forum   Yesterday, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12
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Views: 163
Posted By Epictofer
The top mount you have right there is TOP OF THE...

The top mount you have right there is TOP OF THE LINE!! A front mount is going to increase turbo lag, especially on a factory turbo! IMO i would keep what you have there, as that is a QUALITY piece...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   Yesterday, 07:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 212
Posted By Epictofer
i had my cluster all to pieces when i was...

i had my cluster all to pieces when i was building my wrx. and it went back together and worked fine. i pryed on the needles pulled the plastic lens out. poked around at the circuit board in there....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-27-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 212
Posted By Epictofer
Honestly it sounds like to cluster is bad. I...

Honestly it sounds like to cluster is bad. I think the tach and speedo get their signal from the computer
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-26-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By Epictofer
Your could always do an E-tune. While not as good...

Your could always do an E-tune. While not as good as a PRO tune, still leaps and bounds better than the OTS maps.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-26-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By Epictofer
Sounds like the starter gear is hanging out a...

Sounds like the starter gear is hanging out a second too long. Its hard to hear over the wind noise
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-26-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By Epictofer
probably a bad vacuum leak. BPV could be stuck...

probably a bad vacuum leak. BPV could be stuck open or a damaged vacuum hoses
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-26-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 150
Posted By Epictofer
Good chance it has a bent valve. When they get...

Good chance it has a bent valve. When they get out of time, the piston and valves collide. Do a compression test, and a leak down test to know your answer for sure.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-23-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By Epictofer
Welcome! once you're bit by the bug, it never...

Welcome! once you're bit by the bug, it never heals!!
Forum: New Member Intros   01-22-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By Epictofer
Welcome! Start a build thread when you start...

Welcome! Start a build thread when you start putting your motor in!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-20-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Epictofer
Do you have a way to monitor engine knock? Maybe...

Do you have a way to monitor engine knock? Maybe the computer is pulling fuel and retarding timing. the computer will predict engine knock and try to rpevent it from happening by pulling timing and...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-16-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Epictofer
As far as torqued performance goes Eric does a...

As far as torqued performance goes Eric does a great job! He responds to emails quickly, and knows what hes doing. im running his tune on MY13 wrx and so far its been great. i dont know anything...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-16-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Epictofer
I have an AEM wideband O2 and under most...

I have an AEM wideband O2 and under most conditions it stays around 14.7:1. sitting at idle it stays a hair richer 14.3:1 and under WOT i hit 10:1 or so, its hard to watch the AF gauge under WOT :D
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-15-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 381
Posted By Epictofer
Well there are several ways. Cheapest is with the...

Well there are several ways. Cheapest is with the tactrix cable and rom raider, which i honestly know nothing about. I have a cobb accessport (AP). It is a small gizmo that allows me to data log,...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   01-15-2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By Epictofer
Thats exactly what i said! toss some zzaks up...

Thats exactly what i said! toss some zzaks up there and your gooood! They arent necessarily built for snow either, they are designed to be a great ALL weather vehicle :D.

also i didnt know the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-15-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 381
Posted By Epictofer
well with a CAI you NEEED to have it tunes as...

well with a CAI you NEEED to have it tunes as well. The factory air box should provide enough air flow unless your trying to run 25psi or something like that.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-15-2015, 04:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 381
Posted By Epictofer
I knew it had to be something on the stupid air...

I knew it had to be something on the stupid air box!!! i have seen a filter installed wrong cause a Check Eng Light to come on, but this exact problem! Glad its fixed!!!
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-15-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 381
Posted By Epictofer
there has to be a loose hose clamp on the air box...

there has to be a loose hose clamp on the air box between the MAF and turbo.....thats the thing i could think of that would cause that....as soon as you add resistance to the flow of air it doesnt...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-15-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 381
Posted By Epictofer
Yes it does, but it seems like a vacuum leak....

Yes it does, but it seems like a vacuum leak. check all the hose clamps on the inlet to the turbo and air box. idle air control valve i dont think would react to an air filter being installed and...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-15-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 483
Posted By Epictofer
sounds AWESOME. i am officially jealous!

sounds AWESOME. i am officially jealous!
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-15-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 381
Posted By Epictofer
Sounds like a vacuum leak to me as well. Any mods...

Sounds like a vacuum leak to me as well. Any mods done?
Forum: The Hangout   01-14-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By Epictofer
Make sure the calipers compress freely- a seized...

Make sure the calipers compress freely- a seized caliper will cause pads to wear un evenly
Forum: New Member Intros   01-14-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,748
Posted By Epictofer
Those links do look pretty beefy!!

Those links do look pretty beefy!!
Forum: New Member Intros   01-13-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,748
Posted By Epictofer
dunno what that is. I have seen them seize up...

dunno what that is. I have seen them seize up before, maybe someone sprayed it with something once
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   01-13-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By Epictofer
they do charge. 350.00 bucks and you can buy a...

they do charge. 350.00 bucks and you can buy a new one for 650 so keep that in mind.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-13-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
Posted By Epictofer
thats a really long sentance

thats a really long sentance
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   01-13-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 380
Posted By Epictofer
Any WRX comes from the factory with a PERFORMANCE...

Any WRX comes from the factory with a PERFORMANCE tire. You bought a PERFORMANCE car. While they have the awesome AWD a WRX isnt necessarily designed for winter. Get you some all seasons, or a...
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   01-13-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Epictofer
Shoulda known you would be on your game!!

Shoulda known you would be on your game!!
Forum: Parts For Sale (WRX-specific)   01-12-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 215
Posted By Epictofer
ARCTIC i think the intake manifold is different,...

ARCTIC i think the intake manifold is different, im not sure the STI one will work.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   01-12-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 162
Posted By Epictofer
It has to come from cobb i think. Has something...

It has to come from cobb i think. Has something to do with the serial number on the AP
Forum: The Hangout   01-12-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By Epictofer
I just got word this morning they are expanding...

I just got word this morning they are expanding the brake pipe recall as well. i havent got the recall notice here yet but it will be coming out soon. If anyone needs me to run their VIN to check and...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-10-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 292
Posted By Epictofer
Stocker will probably be ok. What other mods do...

Stocker will probably be ok. What other mods do you have?
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-10-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,564
Posted By Epictofer
The 3rd gen subaru CVT is actually AWESOME. I did...

The 3rd gen subaru CVT is actually AWESOME. I did a ride and drive even with a 15 legacy 3.6R with a CVT. Its quiet, responsive, mimics a real shift pattern under hard acceleration and is tough. They...
Forum: The Hangout   01-09-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 215
Posted By Epictofer
Yep, its exactly the same as the first one. They...

Yep, its exactly the same as the first one. They just want us to spray more anti-rust coating. I guess some dealers werent spraying till the coating dripped off the lines, cause that is the only...
Forum: Southeast WRX Forum   01-07-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,196
Posted By Epictofer
We have a local cars and coffee meet every sunday...

We have a local cars and coffee meet every sunday at 5, but theres usually only two or three subarus out there. Most of the time its me and my technician from work out there. im trying to get him to...
Forum: New Member Intros   01-06-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By Epictofer
I second those oil choices and the oil filter....

I second those oil choices and the oil filter. For some reason they aftermarket ones leak a little bit.
Forum: Southeast WRX Forum   01-06-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,196
Posted By Epictofer
This will be my first major subie event. im so...

This will be my first major subie event. im so freakin excited!!!!!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-06-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 397
Posted By Epictofer
nah 214 is fine. mine hits 205 on occasion when...

nah 214 is fine. mine hits 205 on occasion when its very hot outside.
Forum: Southeast WRX Forum   01-01-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,196
Posted By Epictofer
Just ordered my package deal for me and my lady!...

Just ordered my package deal for me and my lady! Cant wait for this to happen!!!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-30-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Epictofer
If it is burning that much oil there HAS to be...

If it is burning that much oil there HAS to be some smoke somewhere. Does it smoke out the tail pipe under accel, or when idling, or at start up?
Forum: The Hangout   12-30-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 184
Posted By Epictofer
Join my clan!!!! lol EpicUnited. Or the FB group...

Join my clan!!!! lol EpicUnited. Or the FB group is good too. never know what your going to see there lol
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-27-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Epictofer
Are you sure it was a valve problem and not a...

Are you sure it was a valve problem and not a busted ring land?
typically the valves dont get messed up unless the timing belt jumps or breaks. most of the time they get out of adjustment which can...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-27-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By Epictofer
More than likely its out of time. Cams...

More than likely its out of time.
Cams possibly in wrong, or timing is way off i would guess
Forum: The Hangout   12-26-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 216
Posted By Epictofer
Merry xmas fellers!

Merry xmas fellers!
Forum: The Hangout   12-21-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 180
Posted By Epictofer
looks like a couple leds are out

looks like a couple leds are out
Forum: The Hangout   12-21-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By Epictofer
possible brake light in a wing

possible brake light in a wing
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   12-19-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By Epictofer
Unless this shop is a dealer the reflash they are...

Unless this shop is a dealer the reflash they are selling you is not a factory option. You have to have a special subaru laptop that HAS to be on a subaru internet network ( i tried to take it to...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-16-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 816
Posted By Epictofer
yea the aftermarket ones are mostly for looks, im...

yea the aftermarket ones are mostly for looks, im going to be getting a blanket and wrap as soon as i can save up the cash.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   12-09-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By Epictofer
Its much more precise control of boost. It...

Its much more precise control of boost. It responds quicker than factory and holds boost pressure better. GrimmSpeed has a good write up on their page i think
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