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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-24-2013, 06:25 PM
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Posted By mpinto19k
It's a 3 bolt header. With the amount of money...

It's a 3 bolt header. With the amount of money I've already spent and time Ive spent. I think I'm just gonna take it some where and say fix everything. This is wearing me out.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-24-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 785
Posted By mpinto19k
Welp fu(k me man and the people who welded that...

Welp fu(k me man and the people who welded that shit. So can I buy a grimmspeed and attach it to my prosport headers? I did all this to avoid a retune and all this crazy bullshit. I'm about to flip...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-24-2013, 05:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 785
Posted By mpinto19k
Yaaa thats my issue, its not the dump tube that...

Yaaa thats my issue, its not the dump tube that burned it, the actual wastegate which is obviously welded onto my new up pipe is what is touching it. I really really dont want to have to get a new up...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-24-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 785
Posted By mpinto19k
Hard man, finally get my WRX back on the street...

Hard man, finally get my WRX back on the street to park with another problem! So do you think I need a new axle as well? Also is there like a smaller boot i can get for it so it wont be touching the...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-24-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 785
Posted By mpinto19k
Sweeeet thats my steering colum seal, is that...

Sweeeet thats my steering colum seal, is that right? So im ####ed out of a lot more money. Awesome.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-24-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 785
Posted By mpinto19k
rubber seal on front busted open..?

Ok so I apologize for the vague title but I'm not even sure what this seal is attached to. Tie rod? Well either way, I have just replaced my headers and up pipe! YAY! Right? Well it was cool until I...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-18-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,515
Posted By mpinto19k
Haha really sucks! I went ahead and ordered ALL...

Haha really sucks! I went ahead and ordered ALL new bolts today, $103.02 later and they will be here Tuesday. Rather wait than rush to failure though! Thanks again to everyone for any help that was...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-17-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,515
Posted By mpinto19k
Well Subaru doesn't have them!? Blows my mind!...

Well Subaru doesn't have them!? Blows my mind! Seriously, where do people get new bolts for there cars!!! Shits crazy!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-17-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,515
Posted By mpinto19k
Ya thanks for reply, going to go to Subaru today...

Ya thanks for reply, going to go to Subaru today and pick up the bolts.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-16-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,515
Posted By mpinto19k
Bolt issues...

Alright again everyone appreciate all the great help I've received! So I have already ordered and received my new headers and up pipe. Stuck with prosport, the new pipes look pretty damn legit to me....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-01-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,515
Posted By mpinto19k
Ya saw that last night and the money in the bank!...

Ya saw that last night and the money in the bank! Haha.

So quick update, after further inspection I also have a hairline crack on the headers as well. This is what I'm torn about now. Started...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-30-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,515
Posted By mpinto19k
Lol well you called it! Think I'm just going to...

Lol well you called it! Think I'm just going to go ahead and replace up pipe and headers then because the headers are prosport as well.

So with that being said now, recommendations of some good...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-30-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,515
Posted By mpinto19k
Hey could that possibly be the up pipe? Talking...

Hey could that possibly be the up pipe? Talking with the previous owner he thinks that is the uppipe from looking at the pictures.

Edit: ya just got back underneath the car I do believe that is...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-30-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,515
Posted By mpinto19k
Close up. Wouldn't let me post both at same time...

Close up. Wouldn't let me post both at same time for some reason, maybe because I'm on mobile phone.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-30-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,515
Posted By mpinto19k
Welp found the problem, cracked pipe, believe...

Welp found the problem, cracked pipe, believe that is my header. Is that correct? Now that that is figured out, any suggestions on new ones to buy that won't break the bank but are still a quality...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-30-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,515
Posted By mpinto19k
I did and I had all the the important tests done...

I did and I had all the the important tests done at Subaru, 152 point inspection, leakdown, and compression test done. Everything came back ok. And it was tuned at AWD Tuning here in Dallas. I've had...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-30-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,515
Posted By mpinto19k
Gah! That is not a stock turbo it is an IHI VF43...

Gah! That is not a stock turbo it is an IHI VF43 Turbo.

I've attached a list of all the mods.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-30-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,515
Posted By mpinto19k
Boo-key bear thanks for reply. I just checked...

Boo-key bear thanks for reply. I just checked that out and there is no exhaust coming out of the dumptube at idle and it is cool to the touch. Does that mean that the wastegate is stuck open then?
...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-30-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,515
Posted By mpinto19k
Leo I'm active Army and use USAA so hopefully...

Leo I'm active Army and use USAA so hopefully they will do the same.
Definitely no blue smoke.
Pretty sure I've figured it out. One of the bolts on the turbo is loose as shit! Like once revved up...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-30-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,515
Posted By mpinto19k
Ok ya I'm going to get in there and check all my...

Ok ya I'm going to get in there and check all my hoses and everything and worst case get the boost leak done. Bad timing for this though, being that I'm in the military really didn't want to spend...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-30-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,515
Posted By mpinto19k
*sigh* Redlined. Bov and turbo not working

So this morning I was trying to merge onto a shity Texas highway, get on the on ramp and gun it, newbie mistake, was so focused on my mirrors trying to make sure I wasn't about to get smashed by...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-31-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By mpinto19k
Thanks arewmors, and yes I believe they are off...

Thanks arewmors, and yes I believe they are off of either 12 or 13 WRX.

Brffatal what were your suggestions because I'm all ears hah.

Excited about learning all the ins and outs of this car!
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-31-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By mpinto19k
Hey pzr appreciate the advice and help,...

Hey pzr appreciate the advice and help, officially the proud owner of a WRX! First drive today on the tollway....AMAZING!!
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-25-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By mpinto19k
Shop more than likely at least for most of it

Shop more than likely at least for most of it
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-25-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By mpinto19k
Getting an inspection, compression and leakdown...

Getting an inspection, compression and leakdown test done by Subaru. If everything turns out well should be my car by the end of the month.

The owner did let me know about needing to replace those...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-25-2013, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By mpinto19k
Hey pzr thanks for the reply. It was Keith that...

Hey pzr thanks for the reply. It was Keith that tuned it, made me happy reading that! Hah. It was just tuned very recently as well. So let me ask this then, if it was just tuned and the owner has all...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-25-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,194
Posted By mpinto19k
05 WRX Wagon, new buyer help!

Hello everyone, names Mauricio! New to the forum and very new to the world of the WRX. So I am in the market for a new car and I came across a 2005 Subaru Impreza WRX Wagon and well it was pretty...
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