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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-22-2011, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,648
Posted By joystick
I did like 4 turns. Anyways I reset the ecu with...

I did like 4 turns. Anyways I reset the ecu with the same lwg Map and now I am boosting within the 15.7 limit in 4th and staying at 14.8 in 3rd. I did run into another oddity though, when I do a pull...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-22-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,648
Posted By joystick
2008 Wrx Stage2 Over Boosting!

I just installed a Cobb down pipe with high flow cat to my spt exhaust with stock air intake box. I was spiking in 4th at 17.8psi, so I switched to the Cobb stage 2 low waste gate map and I was still...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-26-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By joystick
I have tightened the endlinks down recently but...

I have tightened the endlinks down recently but have not lubed any part of the bar since install. Is lubing necessary ever now and then? I have rallitek street spec sway bars with rallitek hd...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-26-2011, 02:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 915
Posted By joystick
Sqeaking getting intense.

I have a 2008 wrx with upgraded sway bars and endlinks. When I drive slowly and go over small bumps it sounds like a creaky door. The same sound happens when I let the clutch out slowly in 1st gear....
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-18-2010, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,166
Posted By joystick
Cobb Stage 1 Reflash Questions!

My car is married to a Cobb accessport with a custom map, can I marry a new accesport without the Cobb that my car is currently married to? My original accessport was stolen from my car. I also...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-02-2010, 12:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,519
Posted By joystick
My 08 wrx(26k) makes a really weird whining noise...

My 08 wrx(26k) makes a really weird whining noise around the same rpms, im convinced its the transmission. I can still hear the turbo its more of a whistle than a whine.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   09-06-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,317
Posted By joystick
22mm front 19 mm rear

22mm front 19 mm rear
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   09-05-2009, 03:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,317
Posted By joystick
Yes the endlinks are sooooo beefy compared to the...

Yes the endlinks are sooooo beefy compared to the factory ones and they have huge urethane bushings. Another quick note if you get the package it comes with new clamps and bushings to fit the larger...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-05-2009, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 761
Posted By joystick
dude, take care of it and it will thrill you. As...

dude, take care of it and it will thrill you. As for launching just start at 3k and move up in rpms when you master 3k then 3.5k then 4k then 4.5k but i wouldnt go much over that. You will be able to...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   09-05-2009, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,317
Posted By joystick
I forgot to add that i also used the rallitek hd...

I forgot to add that i also used the rallitek hd front and rear endlinks. Still the tires suck, but they are manageable now. Ive also noticed i don't get that thing were you go into a corner hard...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   09-04-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,317
Posted By joystick
Sway bars "made my car"

I recently installed rallitek sway bars on my 08 wrx and WOW!!!!!!!!!! Best mod done to my car yet, I no longer understeer and the car is soooooo much funner to drive, its snappy and alert in...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   08-03-2009, 03:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,272
Posted By joystick
shifter bushings dont make that big of a...

shifter bushings dont make that big of a difference i installed my cobb ss without cobb bushings then when i put them in i was very disappointed from the lack of change. but the cobb ss is sick ### u...
Forum: Handling Tech   04-21-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,452
Posted By joystick
Endlinks, so many to choose from

So there are a million different endlinks and styles out there, which one is right for me?
I am upgrading sway bars and want the best endlink I want them durable and functional.

My 08 wrx is not...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-10-2009, 01:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By joystick
I remember the sales guy that was helping me when...

I remember the sales guy that was helping me when i was buying my 08 wrx tell me that if you do not let the gauges cycle and then light up by putting the key in the ignition and turning it to the on...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-09-2009, 12:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,490
Posted By joystick
Im gonna say its ###### gonna work on your 09 but...

Im gonna say its ###### gonna work on your 09 but contacting them would be good. I am a total new to cars and i managed to put it in myself and it freakin rocks super short throws very notchy and...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-08-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,026
Posted By joystick
I also cannot put my car in first when im going...

I also cannot put my car in first when im going over 10mph.
Is it really important to downshift all the way to a stop?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-08-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,026
Posted By joystick
idk my freinds sti isnt much, he has an 06 sti...

idk my freinds sti isnt much, he has an 06 sti and my 08 wrx with cbe feels just as fast, with new tires n sways id expect my suspension will be easlily comparable with the sti's
Forum: Handling Tech   04-07-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,065
Posted By joystick
So ere is what im thinking, perrin bars and avo...

So ere is what im thinking, perrin bars and avo endlinks. The avo endlink has a uerathane bushing istead of a spherical bearing.
Forum: Handling Tech   04-07-2009, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,065
Posted By joystick
thats odd what kind of noise? and to me the...

thats odd what kind of noise? and to me the endlinks look the same its a peice of metal lol, and whiteline doesnt look as legit of a company i mean come one perrin was in fast n the furious! jk that...
Forum: Handling Tech   04-03-2009, 11:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,065
Posted By joystick
Perrin sway bar confusion??? 08 wrx

Perrin says that their front and rear sway bars will work with the hatch and sedan. I was under the impression that it was not good to use hatch sways on a sedan. I was also looking at Cobb bars and...
Forum: Rocky Mountain WRX Forum   03-31-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,840
Posted By joystick
i wish i would be waved at haha

i wish i would be waved at haha
Forum: Handling Tech   03-31-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By joystick
LoL well not only do i have zero experiance doing...

LoL well not only do i have zero experiance doing anything to car other than washing it i dont have jackstands, or a floorjack and i guess i could use my spare tire floor jack but still i would have...
Forum: Handling Tech   03-30-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By joystick
i also just checked with my dealer and it is only...

i also just checked with my dealer and it is only gonna cost 250 to install the sways and endlinks, i think im gonna hold off on springs for the time being ### that becomes expensive. Also 3/3 people...
Forum: Handling Tech   03-30-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,596
Posted By joystick
i saw that perrin makes a suspension kit for the...

i saw that perrin makes a suspension kit for the 08 it includes front and rear sway bars aswell as front and rear endlinks and springs, they also offer a soft and a hard kit. Soft kit has less thick...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-28-2009, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,708
Posted By joystick
ya thats what im way stoked about is because the...

ya thats what im way stoked about is because the car was fully loaded with extended warranty 5 year on the whole car for 23k, n i guess looks are all personal preferance becuase i think 08/09's r the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-28-2009, 02:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,708
Posted By joystick
uh the kid that was really rippin on it drives a...

uh the kid that was really rippin on it drives a vw jetta 1.8t n the other kid that rips it drives a toyota matrix xrs or some ### shit, either way i know its jealousy lol atleast from those 2. Then...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-27-2009, 12:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,708
Posted By joystick
ya well i have the aero kit so i think it looks...

ya well i have the aero kit so i think it looks mean, n with a turboback exhaust i hope to be destroying 09's
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-27-2009, 12:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,708
Posted By joystick
Why do people keep telling me my 08wrx sux?

I do not get why everyone tells me my car looks like a carolla has shitty suspension and is slow. Also that the 09's are way better.
A 23k investment to have people rip on me???? not cool. lol
Just...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-16-2009, 12:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,131
Posted By joystick
my 08 does the same thing. another thing i...

my 08 does the same thing.
another thing i noticed is that 2nd gear does not pull as hard as 1st obviously but 3rd and 4th pull harder as well. Why is this?
Is it because second gear as a longer...
Forum: Handling Tech   01-10-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,608
Posted By joystick
What about the Sti springs offered by subaru?...

What about the Sti springs offered by subaru? Thats what im thinking of getting What do you think?
Forum: Handling Tech   01-10-2009, 02:37 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,804
Posted By joystick
I also want to eliminate body roll on my 08. My...

I also want to eliminate body roll on my 08. My plan was to just get the STI springs because im trying to stay under warranty and they are supposed to be 25 percent stiffer than the stock 08 ones and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-09-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 816
Posted By joystick
Well i just got an 08 wrx and after putting about...

Well i just got an 08 wrx and after putting about 1k miles on it that i could try a little launch i have only done it like 5 or so times but i stay around 4k and let it out slowly. I got lead foot...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-07-2009, 09:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 534
Posted By joystick
New 08 wrx questions.

Hey everyone I am completely new to cars and tuning and have read just about every newbie forum and tech guides and such. So I drive my brand new black on black 4 door wrx off the lot and I am...
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