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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-18-2011, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Wutangjn12
FIXED IT :) the starter was missing a nut on the...

FIXED IT :) the starter was missing a nut on the negative side. thanks guys!!!!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-18-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,228
Posted By Wutangjn12
BTW i had this same problem about a year ago when...

BTW i had this same problem about a year ago when Subaru replaced my clutch and worked on my transmission. They had said it was a bad connection on the starter. Before i bought my car to get repaired...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-18-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,228
Posted By Wutangjn12
after taping the starter a few times, i heard it...

after taping the starter a few times, i heard it click once. can the starter be totally removed from the top? or do i have to go under the car. I believe there are two bolt to remove to remove the...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-18-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,228
Posted By Wutangjn12
i can hear the fuel pump when the clutch is press...

i can hear the fuel pump when the clutch is press down all the way. and dont hear it when its half way. so i think the safety switch is properly conneccted
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-17-2011, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,228
Posted By Wutangjn12
Wont start

i recently got my car back after transmission repairs and a new clutch, and now it wont start. i had this problem before when i had repairs done. its not the battery. i go to turn it on and i dont...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   09-20-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,381
Posted By Wutangjn12
i have been running stage 2 on my 08 for over a...

i have been running stage 2 on my 08 for over a year and let me tell u, nothing beats all the torque the car makes i havnt gotten a dyno but considering what ive run, i would imagine im making around...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   09-20-2010, 09:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,532
Posted By Wutangjn12
Tactrix Cable ~ 180 XPT Tunning Stage 2 Map ~77...

Tactrix Cable ~ 180
XPT Tunning Stage 2 Map ~77
Invidia Catless Downpipe ~280
AEM CAI 250-300

With these parts, the difference will be night and day. Im running 19psi on this setup. The amount...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   04-10-2010, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,869
Posted By Wutangjn12
YouTube - 08 WRX 13.4 with a shot clutch....

YouTube - 08 WRX

13.4 with a shot clutch. you can hear that slippage. first time run ever at a track. you can hear that slippage. trapped at 102~ i think with a smooth skilled launch the car can...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-21-2010, 03:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,244
Posted By Wutangjn12
def kartboy shortshifter go opensource.buy a...

def kartboy shortshifter
go opensource.buy a tactrix cable. XPT map as well.
get an invidia catless downpipe for 270
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-06-2010, 03:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,323
Posted By Wutangjn12
i doubt its the clutch, it has been gripping just...

i doubt its the clutch, it has been gripping just fine. before i got it back from the stealership i had to wait an additional 3-4 days ### they said they couldnt get it into 5th. could a problem have...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-05-2010, 01:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,323
Posted By Wutangjn12
08 Wrx stuck in gear

so for the past week or two its been popping out of 5th gear, along with a lot of shifter movement in 5th. felt like someone was pushing it out. then as i was slowing down getting off the highway....
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-11-2010, 10:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By Wutangjn12
word thanks broski

word thanks broski
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   02-11-2010, 04:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By Wutangjn12
08 wrx brake light flicker

i have a 08 wrx sedan, and ive noticed that my e brake light keeps flicker under heavy accelearation. any idea what it could be. my rotors are warped and the pads are probably pretty low
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-04-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,234
Posted By Wutangjn12
i got the aem cai for mu 08 wrx sedan, let me...

i got the aem cai for mu 08 wrx sedan, let me tell you, it is a worthwhile upgrade ### your gonna need it further down the line, and the car feels noticeably different. i have a tune of course.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-04-2010, 07:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,420
Posted By Wutangjn12
once you make stage 3 sti like numbers, the...

once you make stage 3 sti like numbers, the tranny is gone imo.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-04-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,420
Posted By Wutangjn12
i got my wrx for 19,999$ before taxes and other...

i got my wrx for 19,999$ before taxes and other random fees. i doubt you could get a new sti for anything lower then 33-34k being modest before taxes. 10K+ difference in parts :)
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-02-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Wutangjn12
Vf52

What up fellow brosefs, im looking to purchase the VF52 turbo for my wrx, but the cheapest ive found was 1025. anyone know where i could buy one cheaper? id gladly buy a used one if any 09s are...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-02-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,694
Posted By Wutangjn12
i would say maybe youve got a bad tune? ive ran...

i would say maybe youve got a bad tune? ive ran stage 2 for a good 6 months and have only overboosted once. in that time ive done pulls in 5th below 3k and never spiked high enough to trigger a CEL....
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-02-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,315
Posted By Wutangjn12
invidia fo sho, save your money and buy catless....

invidia fo sho, save your money and buy catless. not worth it to spend the extra 200 dollars on basically nothing. i think i got it for under 300 shipped. 270 iirc
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-02-2010, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 12,865
Posted By Wutangjn12
just got my car back, dropped in my AEM CAI and...

just got my car back, dropped in my AEM CAI and let me tell you, there is a noticeable difference. Running XPT Stage 2, which has a tune specific for this intake. I had a nasty exhaust leak that has...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-26-2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 19,193
Posted By Wutangjn12
i will sell you mine for 25 dollars + shipping. i...

i will sell you mine for 25 dollars + shipping. i used it for 4-5k miles. works great with a stage 1/2 setup. but i have brought a AEM CAI.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-26-2010, 06:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,655
Posted By Wutangjn12
are you running any sort of engine management. I...

are you running any sort of engine management. I know when i threw a intake on mine it threw a CEL. it was also running extremely lean.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   01-21-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,385
Posted By Wutangjn12
i wont lie, i drive pretty belligerent when i...

i wont lie, i drive pretty belligerent when i feel like it, lol anyone have any experience regarding albins off road gears? supposedly the helicut set can hold 400-450whp. ive also heard that helicut...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   01-15-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,385
Posted By Wutangjn12
08 wrx transmission upgrade

so about a week ago, a sound appeared, coming from the flywheel/clutch region. a few days after, first gear was possibly blown, and i had to start in second. right now my babys at a local shop. if i...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-11-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,841
Posted By Wutangjn12
when i threw a intake on mine, it threw a cel. it...

when i threw a intake on mine, it threw a cel. it was also running extremely lean. if u want a tune, id suggest getting a XPT Tune and a tactrix cable.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-10-2010, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,841
Posted By Wutangjn12
just brought Amazon.com: AEM 21-478WR Wrinkle Red...

just brought Amazon.com: AEM 21-478WR Wrinkle Red Cold Air Intake System: Automotive last night. ill telll ya how it is. idk if u mentioned it, but your gonna need a tune/some sort of engine...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   01-10-2010, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,567
Posted By Wutangjn12
08 wrx Fuel pump upgrade

i plan on upgrading my stock fuel pump to a walbro 255, but am curious as to what i actually need. obviously the fuel pump, but some come with an install kit. do i need an install kit?

would...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   12-05-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,034
Posted By Wutangjn12
08 wrx upgrade to 09 turbo

if i was to buy a vf-52 (09wrx turbo) what other mods would i need? i currently run stage 2, and would plan on running a 09 stage 2 map.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   12-04-2009, 09:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,115
Posted By Wutangjn12
if your loaded, get a accessport. if not, get a...

if your loaded, get a accessport. if not, get a tactrix cable and go opensource if you have a reliable laptop. With opensource you can do everything you could with the AP. and youll save 400-500$...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   11-12-2009, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,883
Posted By Wutangjn12
you can cut the round section out thats...

you can cut the round section out thats underneath the airbox. i used a drill bit thats for installing door knobs and such and worked great. you can also drill holes in your airbox. once your pushing...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-29-2009, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,582
Posted By Wutangjn12
screw cobb. overprice pos gimmick. go opensource...

screw cobb. overprice pos gimmick. go opensource and save yourself 400+. by exhaust i hope you mean catback. usually not a good idea with these newer subbys to get a bigger downpipe, and your intake...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-27-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,496
Posted By Wutangjn12
im not too worried, tbh i drive my car hard and...

im not too worried, tbh i drive my car hard and this is the first time its happened. its gettin cold as well. ive alwas floored it at 2500-3500 and have had no issues cept for this one time. 10500...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-27-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,496
Posted By Wutangjn12
i have just a aftermarket downpipe, dropin...

i have just a aftermarket downpipe, dropin filter(lol) and a os tune. yea my tank was pretty low mostlikely, i cant afford to really fill it up, i always cruise around with a quarter to 1/8. thanks...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-27-2009, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,496
Posted By Wutangjn12
Overboost?!

so i was on the high way and i went wot in 5th at around 2500-3500 and my car jerked,(similar to dumping the clutch), and then my check engine light and cruise went on. im guessin my car overboosted....
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-23-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By Wutangjn12
my main concern is getting a turbo that can fit,...

my main concern is getting a turbo that can fit, a gt30 sounds nice, but would i need new headers? and would it fit the tmic?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-20-2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 632
Posted By Wutangjn12
Help with major upgrade por favor!!!!!

So i am plan on upgrading my 08 wrx with a new turbo and all supporting mods. right now all i have is a downpipe. These are the parts i plan on getting, along with costs


Avo 380=1800
TMIC(Avo...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   10-16-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,718
Posted By Wutangjn12
could be the plastic inserts in the back doors,...

could be the plastic inserts in the back doors, mine fell out and cracked, and it always rattled, was probably broken when they sold me the car. The platic triangle things on the back doors, right...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   07-12-2009, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,551
Posted By Wutangjn12
avo 380/420

avo 380/420
Forum: The Hangout   06-28-2009, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 603
Posted By Wutangjn12
Looking to sell OEM 08 WRX Downpipe and test pipe!!

lookin for 150 for the downpipe and 150 for the test/mid pipe, willing to negotiate PST. 08 wrx sedan.
Forum: The Hangout   06-16-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,413
Posted By Wutangjn12
i dont understand why this got moved to the WRX...

i dont understand why this got moved to the WRX Video Links from the tuning forum
Forum: The Hangout   06-15-2009, 04:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,413
Posted By Wutangjn12
08 WRX Launch control and FFS!!!!

chROM - Subaru Impreza WRX 08 Flat foot shift+LC AZ1E401A (Powered by CubeCart) (http://tinywrex.x10hosting.com/online/index.php?act=viewProd&productId=93)
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-15-2009, 04:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,887
Posted By Wutangjn12
prettyy sure the bumper didnt crack, just...

prettyy sure the bumper didnt crack, just scraped, i dont have the car but ill take a picture of it when i can. what kind of primer do you guys suggest. and also how would i go about getting the...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   06-14-2009, 04:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,887
Posted By Wutangjn12
Scraped front Bumper, advice?

a few weeks back i scraped my bumper on a curb. from what i remember there are some scratches deep enough to see the primer and its scuffed up around the area but its not that big. how would i go...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   06-13-2009, 11:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,875
Posted By Wutangjn12
yea im hopin to go back to the track later this...

yea im hopin to go back to the track later this month. stage 2, the car can definitely make 12 second passes.
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-13-2009, 02:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,081
Posted By Wutangjn12
What kind of oil do you guys use?

im lookin to change my oil once i get it back from the dealership and i was wondering what motor oil brands you guys perfer to get.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-12-2009, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,731
Posted By Wutangjn12
how much did you pay for the turbo? on rallitek...

how much did you pay for the turbo? on rallitek (AVO 380 Ball Bearing Turbo Legacy / WRX (http://www.rallitek.com/le45tu1.html)) its 1800+, thats the first page i pulled up on it tho, and also, would...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   06-10-2009, 04:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,875
Posted By Wutangjn12
YouTube - 08 WRX at the track heres the...

YouTube - 08 WRX at the track

heres the video as promised
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-09-2009, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,731
Posted By Wutangjn12
does the avo380 have the lgt housing i believe...

does the avo380 have the lgt housing i believe its called? is it a direct bolt on?
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   06-08-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,731
Posted By Wutangjn12
pretty nice gains man. is there any more head...

pretty nice gains man. is there any more head room with the turbo or is it maxed out. i have a 08 wrx as well and am going to be looking for a turbo upgrade hopefully in the near future
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-08-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,075
Posted By Wutangjn12
Update: so i got a call today from the dealer and...

Update: so i got a call today from the dealer and they said there gonna replace the clutch and fix the tranny free of charge. thanks subaru. hopefully ill have it back by my birthday on friday cant...
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