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Forum: Newbie Forum   07-25-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 192
Posted By RogueMantis
Completely agree :D

Completely agree :D
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-25-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 192
Posted By RogueMantis
2007s come with the EJ255.

2007s come with the EJ255.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   07-22-2016, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 95
Posted By RogueMantis
I personally would get SS lines if you have the...

I personally would get SS lines if you have the cash. You could save the ~100-150 dollars by going with the kartboy short shifter instead of the Cobb unit. I have it in my 06 and I love it. It...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   07-19-2016, 07:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 95
Posted By RogueMantis
Last time I replaced my clutch, I used an OEM...

Last time I replaced my clutch, I used an OEM replacement. Not from the dealer, but the Exedy equivalent. Depending on how pitted your flywheel is from burning up the clutch, you will probably need...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-10-2016, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 131
Posted By RogueMantis
If Cobb says so, I would trust it on their OTS...

If Cobb says so, I would trust it on their OTS maps. Can't say for your specific year, since I have an 06, but I hear the 08+ are a bit more particular when it comes to intake/exhaust. I would...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   07-10-2016, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By RogueMantis
At near-stock level, you will see almost...

At near-stock level, you will see almost negligible difference between a catted and catless downpipe. I would suggest catted so we can live on this earth just a little bit longer ;) Upgrading the...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-06-2016, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 216
Posted By RogueMantis
Definitely should check for a boost/vacuum leak...

Definitely should check for a boost/vacuum leak then. I would suggest starting to look at the couplings on all of your hoses. The changing temperature could have caused a loose one to develop a...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-04-2016, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By RogueMantis
Fair enough. But I am guessing you have a loan...

Fair enough. But I am guessing you have a loan on that sweet machine of yours, so getting a credit card shouldn't be too hard, right? ;) Don't do anything you aren't comfortable with though.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   07-03-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By RogueMantis
Additionally, the v3 allows for up to 6 monitors...

Additionally, the v3 allows for up to 6 monitors at once. Which is really helpful if(when) you ever have to figure out why your car is suddenly acting funny.

EDIT: Also, I think COBB may still be...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-30-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By RogueMantis
You should put the 10A fuse back in. Unless it...

You should put the 10A fuse back in. Unless it is blowing, it is not what is causing your problem.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-30-2016, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By RogueMantis
You can adjust the timing on your AccessPort...

You can adjust the timing on your AccessPort without using ATR. Under the 'Tune' menu, there should be one labelled 'Adjustments'. There should be an option to 'adjust timing.' Here you can retard...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-28-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By RogueMantis
Preach. I wish we would switch too, but what can...

Preach. I wish we would switch too, but what can we do. Hope you get your knock issue figured out and definitely keep us updated.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-28-2016, 08:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By RogueMantis
Ahhh. I thought it was 2.0L vs 2.5L. Makes more...

Ahhh. I thought it was 2.0L vs 2.5L. Makes more sense now.

I think 10-13mm (about 1/3" - 1/2" for us 'Murican folks) would equate to about 1/2 quart high. I say this because the hatch on the...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-27-2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By RogueMantis
You might also include your IAM value when doing...

You might also include your IAM value when doing your datalogs. It should be a number between 0 and 16 (if it's not 16, something is wrong or it is still learning). IAM gives a good overall health...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-27-2016, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 383
Posted By RogueMantis
You'll need to share the link for that...

You'll need to share the link for that spreadsheet, not just copy the URL. You should see a button like this when you hover over the file:
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   06-26-2016, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By RogueMantis
Ok. That's what I thought. I've gone ahead and...

Ok. That's what I thought. I've gone ahead and went around RSD and contacted Whiteline directly. I am almost certain I got a bad bar, as all of the parts are stock. Even had to throw on the old...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   06-23-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By RogueMantis
Photo for reference

Photo for reference
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   06-23-2016, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By RogueMantis
Question 06 WRX lower control arms

I have been having an issue with a Whiteline front sway bar and kartboy endlinks on my 06 WRX. When fully loaded, the bar rubs on the front of the lower control arm. Been in contact with RSD about...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-29-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By RogueMantis
This tells me that your tune is not telling the...

This tells me that your tune is not telling the wastegate to close at all. That 0% is the setpoint that your wastegate will attempt to close to. You will never see any boost unless it tries to...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   09-15-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By RogueMantis
Drive by wire is basically saying that the things...

Drive by wire is basically saying that the things that used to be controlled by cables are now controlled by electrical devices that are plugged in with, you guessed it: wires ;) I agree that it is...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-19-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By RogueMantis
That discrepancy makes me think boost leak. ...

That discrepancy makes me think boost leak. Possibly around where the gauge taps in?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-17-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By RogueMantis
Been looking into where to get mine painted for...

Been looking into where to get mine painted for exactly that reason ;) At first I was ok with the obnoxiously large scoop, wing and CF hood, but now it is just kinda wearing on me.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   08-17-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 755
Posted By RogueMantis
Were the calipers cleaned when the brakes were...

Were the calipers cleaned when the brakes were replaced? Could be a sticky caliper not releasing correctly.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   08-16-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,024
Posted By RogueMantis
Oxidation of the gel-coat/breakdown of the resin...

Oxidation of the gel-coat/breakdown of the resin due to exposure is probably the best reason to paint or at least use a clearcoat with UV protection the CF hood. My hood looks terrible because the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-02-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 588
Posted By RogueMantis
Not to brag, but I bought my 06 with 42k two...

Not to brag, but I bought my 06 with 42k two years ago ;) That's up around 93k now though, haha. I love driving her. Anyhoo, I have the Cobb BPV, and I like it a lot. Eventually will get the SF...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   07-28-2015, 01:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,345
Posted By RogueMantis
I got Cobb's black resin shift knob and I love it...

I got Cobb's black resin shift knob and I love it if you decide to go for something a little less chromy ;) I think it looks clean though. Nice choice on shifter. I also think it's one of the best...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-27-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By RogueMantis
You're going to miss those Camaros... I know I...

You're going to miss those Camaros... I know I miss the hell out of mine. But you will love your shiny new WRX ;)
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   07-01-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 978
Posted By RogueMantis
I think the synchronizer is going out most...

I think the synchronizer is going out most likely. My '00 Camaro did it in 2nd, 3rd, and 5th when I sold it (don't worry, I told the guy ;) ) (who can say: the car was a drag queen)
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-01-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 906
Posted By RogueMantis
We have it pretty sweet here in Kansas. No...

We have it pretty sweet here in Kansas. No testing! Us backwater country boys do love our loud pipes ;) (Says the city boy... haha)
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-25-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,280
Posted By RogueMantis
The two above me have vastly more experience than...

The two above me have vastly more experience than I do. Trust them. Get a tune first, then see what is still wrong.

It is possible that there is another issue, but until you get the car to where...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-24-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,280
Posted By RogueMantis
There is a change in power because your car...

There is a change in power because your car cannot figure out what is going on. It's seeing WAY more air than it expects and is not able keep up with it on the fueling side. You are probably...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-24-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,280
Posted By RogueMantis
Why did you have to replace your old motor? ...

Why did you have to replace your old motor?

And every motor is different, but WRXs are usually very sensitive to changing the air induction/exhaust/fueling. So taking every possible variable into...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-24-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,280
Posted By RogueMantis
Have you had it tuned? Those mods require some...

Have you had it tuned? Those mods require some sort of Engine Management. A couple good routes are a Cobb AP or open source tuning with an E-Tune.

I wouldn't go into boost until you get it tuned.
Forum: Handling Tech   06-15-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By RogueMantis
I think the yellows are ~20mm (2cm)

I think the yellows are ~20mm (2cm)
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   06-15-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 704
Posted By RogueMantis
Looks like the DAM is actually stable at .31. ...

Looks like the DAM is actually stable at .31. But that is really low. Did you recently reset the ECU or erase the learned values?

Also the boost error of 5psi at WOT with your wastegate near...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   06-03-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,401
Posted By RogueMantis
Nope ;) Master thread of OEM Subaru Wheel...

Nope ;)

Master thread of OEM Subaru Wheel Specs - NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2239019)

Looks like WRXs are 5x100 until 2015. Sti's on the other hand DID get them...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   06-01-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 691
Posted By RogueMantis
Are you talking about that dip after the peak? ...

Are you talking about that dip after the peak? That is normal closed loop control my friend. The computer is programmed to hit a certain level of boost as quickly as possible. You are seeing a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-28-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,293
Posted By RogueMantis
I haven't ever rebuilt, or even broken in an...

I haven't ever rebuilt, or even broken in an engine really, but part of me wonders if seeing some gas escape past the new cylinder/cylinder wall is normal? Again. Not sure. Someone else with more...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-28-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 13,293
Posted By RogueMantis
Are you still in your break-in period for that...

Are you still in your break-in period for that fancy new engine?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-26-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,345
Posted By RogueMantis
Kartboy makes a good one. Cobb's is adjustable,...

Kartboy makes a good one. Cobb's is adjustable, but I personally don't think that is completely necessary.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-18-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 648
Posted By RogueMantis
I also agree with the above comments, but after...

I also agree with the above comments, but after that. "Quicker." Turning fast and stopping fast make you accelerate too ;)
Forum: Southeast WRX Forum   05-16-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 16,096
Posted By RogueMantis
Bookey. That man cave is amazing.

Bookey. That man cave is amazing.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   05-16-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 836
Posted By RogueMantis
Coilovers are way overkill for a DD. Upgraded...

Coilovers are way overkill for a DD. Upgraded springs and struts would be more what you are looking for. RCE springs mated with some KYB excel-g or AGX is a popular upgrade. Beefier sway bars...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-01-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 935
Posted By RogueMantis
06/07 have the same body style. 08 was a reboot....

06/07 have the same body style. 08 was a reboot. As long as you don't try and push too much power through the stock setup and are nice to it like you said, you shouldn't have as much trouble.
...
Forum: Handling Tech   04-24-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By RogueMantis
Thumbs up Easy to do! If only I had a dollar every time I...

Easy to do! If only I had a dollar every time I felt that way...
Forum: Handling Tech   04-23-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By RogueMantis
Think about it like using a regular 6 inch...

Think about it like using a regular 6 inch ratchet vs. a 2 foot breaker bar (a bit exaggerated for sake of this argument). The longer lever-arm gives the force exerted further out more grunt. So...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-22-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 972
Posted By RogueMantis
http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f95/what-turbo-sho...

http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f95/what-turbo-should-i-get-read-before-asking-20013/ has a lot of information about various turbos while you wait for someone more knowledgeable than I to come along....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-22-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 828
Posted By RogueMantis
I am assuming you are coupling the Mishimoto...

I am assuming you are coupling the Mishimoto inlet to your AEM CAI. Mishimoto's install video looks like they use a silicone coupler like you mentioned. I know a lot of people here like SAMCO...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-22-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,474
Posted By RogueMantis
The lights you are seeing mean the car has been...

The lights you are seeing mean the car has been put into limp mode. What exactly do you mean by "messed" with the MAF sensor? Did you just unplug it? Clean it? Touch or bump the sensor itself?
...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   04-21-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,093
Posted By RogueMantis
I have the same unit installed in my 06 and I am...

I have the same unit installed in my 06 and I am quite pleased with it. I wasn't expecting much out of an 8 inch, but being right beneath the seat helps. Only issue I ran into was the underseat...
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