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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-06-2011, 08:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,929
Posted By VD5505
Is there any dust material on the back side of...

Is there any dust material on the back side of the clutch??
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-04-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,929
Posted By VD5505
Well there are two ways you can go about this. ...

Well there are two ways you can go about this.

1- take it to a shop and have them fix it.

2- you will have to find the leak by buying a kit that will come with dye and you look for the leak....
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-04-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 31,304
Posted By VD5505
Well think what you want!! Non of them look like...

Well think what you want!! Non of them look like that at all!!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-02-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 31,304
Posted By VD5505
I hope you kidding me right?? I have installed...

I hope you kidding me right?? I have installed THIS same kit in 4 other friends cars. All them came without HID's in them. This kit comes with the ballasts, wiring/ relay and bulbs. So please tell me...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-01-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 31,304
Posted By VD5505
Go to Sharp HID. I have 55 watt ballasts with the...

Go to Sharp HID. I have 55 watt ballasts with the Heavy Duty wiring harness and 6000k lights. they are so nice and bright white.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-01-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,949
Posted By VD5505
Tires are VERY important!!!!

Tires are VERY important!!!!
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-01-2011, 07:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,949
Posted By VD5505
NEVER EVER EVER go cheap on brakes!!!!! Slotted...

NEVER EVER EVER go cheap on brakes!!!!! Slotted brakes help alot more than non-slotted rotors. Its been proven 1000's of times. Drilled rotors are not the best route to go due to the fact that they...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-31-2011, 08:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,604
Posted By VD5505
I can't believe that they haven't made a kit for...

I can't believe that they haven't made a kit for WRX yet!!
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-31-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By VD5505
Welcome to the Subie life!! A couple words of...

Welcome to the Subie life!! A couple words of advice, take your time and do your research on what you do to your car, don't go cheap on the parts you buy, and for the love of god please do not buy...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-31-2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,493
Posted By VD5505
Hey RWATKINSII I found out why the map did work...

Hey RWATKINSII I found out why the map did work that i sent you. There was a new update on my cobb software and now i can unlock my maps and send them and edit them for anyone.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-31-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,343
Posted By VD5505
I got rid of the Pyro on mine when i did the up...

I got rid of the Pyro on mine when i did the up pipe and block the hole off. Just make sure to get the OEM gaskets for your UP and DO NOT use those cheap gaskets that look like Alum. Foil haha.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-30-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,433
Posted By VD5505
there is a drain plug on the bottom and you will...

there is a drain plug on the bottom and you will have two dip sticks on your trans, one on the left and one on the right side. I changed my friends out for him and that plug was on there so darn...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-29-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,493
Posted By VD5505
The best way to do it is on a dyno with a brake...

The best way to do it is on a dyno with a brake on it so you can hol it at certain engine loads. Road tuning is not the correct way. Maybe a safe way till you can get it to a dyno.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   03-29-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,743
Posted By VD5505
you need to get some sort of EM on that thing...

you need to get some sort of EM on that thing ASAP. Just do you research and talk to guys on here about what your goals are with the car and go from there. Cobb costs some $$$$ but very easy to use...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-29-2011, 12:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,604
Posted By VD5505
HAHA thanks man. I have been here and there for...

HAHA thanks man. I have been here and there for work. It's been busy. I hope to be on here alot more like I use to be.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-29-2011, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,493
Posted By VD5505
I just PM'd you. Either way you will have to put...

I just PM'd you. Either way you will have to put your car on a dyno and tune it. STAY AWAY FROM OTS MAPS!!!! Every car is different and also where you live changes it!!
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-29-2011, 06:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,604
Posted By VD5505
How do you know that your turbo is bad? I have a...

How do you know that your turbo is bad? I have a Stock TD04 off of my friends 2008 thats for sale. It's in great shape low miles.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-29-2011, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,597
Posted By VD5505
+1 to using a stock clutch. Dont be so hot on...

+1 to using a stock clutch. Dont be so hot on hitting a certain number. Numbers don't mean anything on a dyno, you're after a nice smooth dyno chart. A 300hp car that is tuned will beat a 500hp not...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   03-29-2011, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,743
Posted By VD5505
Do you have any type of EM right now on your car?

Do you have any type of EM right now on your car?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   09-06-2010, 04:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,874
Posted By VD5505
Get a can of carb and choke and spray it around...

Get a can of carb and choke and spray it around hoses and intercooler while the engine is running and listen for any changes in the idle when your spraying it.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   09-06-2010, 03:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,837
Posted By VD5505
Numbers don't mean anything at all. If you really...

Numbers don't mean anything at all. If you really want to know for some reason get your car tuned on a dyno
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   04-02-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,656
Posted By VD5505
What do you mean by things starting to break? Did...

What do you mean by things starting to break? Did the old owner of the car say he got the car tuned? You should stay with the stock manifolds anyway. How is the car running right now running wise?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-01-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,781
Posted By VD5505
How long has he had that setup? Also how does he...

How long has he had that setup? Also how does he drive it? You can have 700hp and never break anything, it all depends on how you drive it and what type of driving you will be doing with it. I...
Forum: The Hangout   03-31-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,114
Posted By VD5505
build pics

You should be able to get it done before 6 months, if its money and lack of parts i can see it taking some time, but i had my build done in a weekend, thats just cause its my DD haha, I hope this...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-31-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 827
Posted By VD5505
Dang you should be getting at least 23-25 mpg,...

Dang you should be getting at least 23-25 mpg, They are correct about getting really anymore for blue book just cause you have mods, I sold my WRX for blue book and i had about 8 grand in that car...
Forum: The Hangout   03-31-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 820
Posted By VD5505
I modded my stock injectors and then the...

I modded my stock injectors and then the injectors were dyno tested and they made from 847 to 852. They worked very well.
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   03-31-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,221
Posted By VD5505
Damn if he works on the launch a little bit to...

Damn if he works on the launch a little bit to bring down those 60ft times you could MAYBE see high 11's
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-31-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,781
Posted By VD5505
Mosc is right about that hp ratings, and i really...

Mosc is right about that hp ratings, and i really do advise you to get a better Tq converter. On top of all that get a real nice tranny cooler even one with a fan on it and mount that in your front...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   03-30-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,149
Posted By VD5505
whats wrong with the engine you have now?

whats wrong with the engine you have now?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-30-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By VD5505
no you should not use the stock injectors with...

no you should not use the stock injectors with that 16g turbo, your duty cycle will exceed the limit of those injectors. I see you have a XPT tune, is that a tune that you paid for and got the map in...
Forum: The Hangout   03-30-2010, 12:16 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,114
Posted By VD5505
I'm sure you could borrow a cherry picker from...

I'm sure you could borrow a cherry picker from someone, any it doesn't take many tools to take the engine apart or to build one, you could buy a craftsman tool set and a cherry picker and still save...
Forum: The Hangout   03-29-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,114
Posted By VD5505
why dont you do the work yourself bro, use the...

why dont you do the work yourself bro, use the block you have and just put better pistons in there like CP or something? You will save so much more money man!!!!
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   03-29-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,221
Posted By VD5505
you should be around that time, On my 2.0 with...

you should be around that time, On my 2.0 with stock turbo i ran a 12.7 at 109 mph and my 60ft times were from 1.58 to 1.63. I was driving the hell out of my car and i left the line at a very high...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-29-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By VD5505
yea bro thats what ya do, if you have any more...

yea bro thats what ya do, if you have any more questions feel free to PM me, i have done these builds alot and know what to do and what not to do about the build up, What head gaskets did you go...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-29-2010, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,123
Posted By VD5505
Well at least you could say it could of been...

Well at least you could say it could of been worse. I hope they cover it that would be awesome bro if they could. Let us know how it turns out!!!
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-29-2010, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,127
Posted By VD5505
what is all done to that car? do you have some...

what is all done to that car? do you have some sort of EM for it? I would also do a compression test as well.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-29-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By VD5505
Ej257

Are you talking about the one that is on the top of the block in the middle back? Just buy a plug for it and double hose clamp it, I believe that is ment for the STI heads.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   03-29-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By VD5505
No unless it was really dirty but you wouldnt be...

No unless it was really dirty but you wouldnt be able to feel a difference though, What do you all have done to it?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-29-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,127
Posted By VD5505
When was the last time you changed your plugs and...

When was the last time you changed your plugs and did a good tune up on it? I would keep looking for boost leaks, have you taken your intercooler off to look at the Y pipe and make sure the clamps...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-29-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By VD5505
Well what is done to the car now? What is your...

Well what is done to the car now?
What is your budget for this car?
What will you be doing with this car, Drag Racing, Road Racing, or just fun daily driver?
What are you goals with this car?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-29-2010, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,189
Posted By VD5505
when you are spraying the brake clean around...

when you are spraying the brake clean around those clamps and hoses listen to the car to change sound, if it changes sound in that spot you sprayed that means you found a leak or some sort. I found a...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-29-2010, 12:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,808
Posted By VD5505
How i look at things if you put cheap parts on...

How i look at things if you put cheap parts on your car expect cheap results, if you do not have the money to get the part(s) you really want DO NOT SETTLE ON SOMETHING ELSE, and for the love of god...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-28-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,123
Posted By VD5505
What happens when you put the car into first with...

What happens when you put the car into first with the engine shut off then start it and try to release the clutch to take off?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-28-2010, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,189
Posted By VD5505
Like John said switch out that BOV and put the...

Like John said switch out that BOV and put the stock one back on it, another thing to look over is ALL the vacuum lines make sure they are not cracked or looking old, also with the car running get a...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-27-2010, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,626
Posted By VD5505
I would do that and reset your ECU

I would do that and reset your ECU
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-09-2010, 07:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,266
Posted By VD5505
With the engine running take a can of brake...

With the engine running take a can of brake cleaner and spray it in different areas around hoses and vacuum lines and listen to see if you can hear the engine change sounds, if it does you might of...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-09-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,495
Posted By VD5505
change the coil pack with another cylinder to see...

change the coil pack with another cylinder to see if that cause that other cylinder to missfire then you have your problem found. Glad to hear that your compression test came back ok.
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-07-2010, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,278
Posted By VD5505
Did you ever figure out the problem?

Did you ever figure out the problem?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   03-01-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,211
Posted By VD5505
after you get the tranny back up in there and...

after you get the tranny back up in there and bolted to up to the engine bay and pull the clutch fork towards the front of the car and you should hear it CLICK into place if you dont you installed it...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-01-2010, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 979
Posted By VD5505
Yea it has nothing to do with the timing belt at...

Yea it has nothing to do with the timing belt at all.
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