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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-15-2013, 02:15 PM
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Posted By 02wrxrice
current upgrades: catless dp and stock cb, brand...

current upgrades: catless dp and stock cb, brand new short block as well as fully cleaned and assembled engine with 4500 miles on it. the intake is injen long tube that goes down into the wheel well(...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-15-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By 02wrxrice
hey guys its been a few weeks now and im finally...

hey guys its been a few weeks now and im finally forced to turn my old turbo into a paper weight. ive been doing research on the sight seeing what most people think of upgrading the turbo and also...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-26-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By 02wrxrice
Okay thankyou very much to all of you who...

Okay thankyou very much to all of you who responded. im quite a noob with turbos but im doing my best to become educated so you patience is very much appreciated. if i come across another uncertinity...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-26-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By 02wrxrice
Its not that i want a small turbo, i want one...

Its not that i want a small turbo, i want one with potential to reach 350 whp while still holding a decently low boost threshold. At this point i am only aiming to reach 300hp due to the fact its a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-26-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By 02wrxrice
Okay are those easily bolted on to the 02 wrx or...

Okay are those easily bolted on to the 02 wrx or do they require modification? Also at what point do i need cams? because i already have some and if i dont need to put them on great, but i would like...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-26-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By 02wrxrice
Im looking for about 300 whp and have the exhaust...

Im looking for about 300 whp and have the exhaust and cams to match as well as a brand new shortblock to match
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-26-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By 02wrxrice
If its old tech what would be the now-a-day...

If its old tech what would be the now-a-day choice for a moderately sized turbo with lower boost threshold as well as a decent amount of power through the whole powerband?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-23-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By 02wrxrice
trying to find vf23 turbo

Does anyone have any idea where i might be able to find a vf23 turbo, new or used. preferably for under $2000. I am in need of a new turbo and would love to find one of these or something equivilent...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-22-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By 02wrxrice
sleepr thank you for the pics that is almost...

sleepr thank you for the pics that is almost exactly what it looks like in mine. I thank you pzr for the heads up. dont want that bad jackson to grenade on me. guess i should start saving up for a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-21-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By 02wrxrice
What makes you say that? Just outa curiousity

What makes you say that? Just outa curiousity
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-20-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,647
Posted By 02wrxrice
Oil around intercooler and turbo tubes

Okay so i was having a little power loss and hesitation so i dove in and took the intercooler off to look at the turbo. Upon removing the intercooler i noticed a bit of oil in the plastic tubing of...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-29-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By 02wrxrice
i understand that, but i hooked up a scan tool...

i understand that, but i hooked up a scan tool and checked for a signal from the cps and it shows rpm.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-29-2012, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By 02wrxrice
I will try it tonight after work, but just out of...

I will try it tonight after work, but just out of curiosity what makes you say that?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-28-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By 02wrxrice
i know for a fact its getting fuel, the spark...

i know for a fact its getting fuel, the spark plugs are covered in it after cranking. i tested for spark and it looks to be firing just fine. as for air like i said i have no vacuum but it does have...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-27-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 493
Posted By 02wrxrice
What would cause no cranking vacuum

Crank no start, has spark fuel and compression but no cranking vacuum. anyone have any idea what would cause this? the only thing ive heard is timing but after checking it everything seems fine. ...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-27-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,480
Posted By 02wrxrice
okay so i got the security light off, checked...

okay so i got the security light off, checked fuel, spark, and compression and everything is fine except i have no cranking vacuum. I cannot figure out why, i checked all vacuum hoses on the intake...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-21-2012, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,480
Posted By 02wrxrice
thank you for the post, i read through it and...

thank you for the post, i read through it and managed to get the light to turn off by programming it. However i found out the reason it wont start is because it cant get a cam signal, due to the...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-20-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,480
Posted By 02wrxrice
Crank/ no start after rebuild, security light on

Hey guys me again, i have finally finished my rebuild after about 4 months and after checking, double checking, and triple checking everything i decided to try and start the old suby up, unfortunatly...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-26-2012, 11:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,790
Posted By 02wrxrice
ya i did that too just in case haha. but thank...

ya i did that too just in case haha. but thank you for the help psinuse, i appreciate it. im hoping to have the engine in and have it towed to the tuning shop next week.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-26-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,802
Posted By 02wrxrice
okay, does anyone happen to know where i can get...

okay, does anyone happen to know where i can get a tune in metro detroit by chance? ill be doing my own research but i always prefer a recommendation.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-26-2012, 07:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,790
Posted By 02wrxrice
alright thank you very much, i just hate having a...

alright thank you very much, i just hate having a diy learning curve haha. ill be sure to post my whole rebuild when its all done so you guys can see
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-25-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,790
Posted By 02wrxrice
i didn't but the shop that inspected them did, he...

i didn't but the shop that inspected them did, he did tell me that he removed all the buckets and put them back how they were so they have not changed from the spots they were in when it was taken...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-25-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,790
Posted By 02wrxrice
the motor is fully assembled and ready to go in...

the motor is fully assembled and ready to go in the car as soon as i put the clutch and flywheel on. everything is torqued and i am double checking the torque on most of the engine just to be sure,...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-25-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,802
Posted By 02wrxrice
i have no idea, im new to the whole tuning thing....

i have no idea, im new to the whole tuning thing. so i do need a tune, okay how imediatly do i need one? can i still drive it without having it tuned?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-25-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,802
Posted By 02wrxrice
i didnt want to throw a huge turbo on it due to...

i didnt want to throw a huge turbo on it due to the fact that its a dd right now but i would like to throw something, possibly ball bearing on it to improve flow and effeciency. but i replaced them...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-25-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,802
Posted By 02wrxrice
brian crower, and i realize it wont help but the...

brian crower, and i realize it wont help but the next upgrade on my engine will be the turbo due to the amount of play it has.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-25-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,790
Posted By 02wrxrice
lol no not yet but when i set it in the car and...

lol no not yet but when i set it in the car and get it all hooked up i will fill it right up. i know i have to disable the fuel and crank it for a little. anything else?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-24-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,802
Posted By 02wrxrice
its just the headers to the turbo, it has an...

its just the headers to the turbo, it has an aftermarket downpipe without the cat. and the cams are crower stage 2, 272 cams
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-24-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,790
Posted By 02wrxrice
Last checks before turning over new motor

Hey guys just getting down to the last few days before i start up the new engine, long story short i had a rod knock so i bought a new short block and rebuilt it myself over the past 3 months. This...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   10-24-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,802
Posted By 02wrxrice
New Exhaust, need a tune?

Hey i just got my new engine rebuilt with a new short block and in the process i put new cams and new exhaust on. the exhaust is just individual tubes and nothing special, i dont even know what brand...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   10-22-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,150
Posted By 02wrxrice
Setting timing on 2.0t in an 02 wrx questions

Okay so i am in the final stages of my rebuild this week and i pretty much am just worried that my timing being absolutly correct. i know the timing belt has the lines to line up with the plastic...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   07-26-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,436
Posted By 02wrxrice
okay thank you for the input. ill be ordering the...

okay thank you for the input. ill be ordering the short block soon in that case.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   07-26-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,436
Posted By 02wrxrice
well its my daily driver right now and money is...

well its my daily driver right now and money is tight these days so im not exactly trying to drop 10 grand in it at the moment. thats in the near future ;)
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   07-25-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,436
Posted By 02wrxrice
the Infamous rebuild

Ill make this short and cut to the chase, i spun a rod bearing in my 2002 wrx 2.0 and now it needs either a new engine or a rebuild. I have been thinking a lot about just buying a used engine with...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-09-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By 02wrxrice
ya but not for a day or 2

ya but not for a day or 2
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-09-2012, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By 02wrxrice
nope no stock bov. the maf sensor was pretty...

nope no stock bov. the maf sensor was pretty dirty, it was coated on one side. and as for the banjo bolt i know what your refering too but i believe the turbo has to come off to access it. which is a...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-09-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By 02wrxrice
it was just a quick check to see the difference...

it was just a quick check to see the difference between the 2, i can check the other two aswell. it has 133k on it and idk what vta means
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-09-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,565
Posted By 02wrxrice
Loud Knock starting out of nowhere, Please Help, need advice

So i was driving home from my parents house last friday and it was a really hot day(about 100 out) i stopped at the gas station filled about half way up and when i pulled out and up to the first...
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