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Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   Yesterday, 02:52 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By AllExtinct
If you end up going with the stage 2 setup check...

If you end up going with the stage 2 setup check up on your local emission laws where your located you might be able to go with a catless DP to save you on some money since the catted DP's are a arm...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-14-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By AllExtinct
Nice. Did you try to trouble shoot the high...

Nice.
Did you try to trouble shoot the high idle at all.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-14-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 183
Posted By AllExtinct
There are high lips and low lips. I went with a...

There are high lips and low lips.
I went with a low lip and kinda regret it since this area gets a decent snow amount ever now and then and the kid inside me likes playing on snow covered parking...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-12-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By AllExtinct
Thanks for the heads up on the coolant tank. It...

Thanks for the heads up on the coolant tank.
It looked a little out of place there to me as well.
Gonna spend some time today cleaning up my intake and exhaust manifolds and try gutting out my OEM...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-11-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By AllExtinct
So I found a JDM Ej205 apparently its from the...

So I found a JDM Ej205 apparently its from the same guy that you got your engine from Soobs, I talked to Mike and he said it will fit just have to use the old intake and exhaust from my USDM.
Anyone...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-10-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By AllExtinct
Really depends on how much you plan to drive...

Really depends on how much you plan to drive it,how long of trips and what kind of terrain.
If the boot just tore you have a small amount of time before all the grease comes out.
Driving on dirt...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-09-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By AllExtinct
I was guessing that the exhaust needed the 02...

I was guessing that the exhaust needed the 02 wasn't sure though.
That's right around the price range Ive been seeing them go for on E-Bay.
Im stoked now, gonna have to sell some of my stuff lying...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-09-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By AllExtinct
Nice! Why reuse intake and exhaust? ...

Nice!
Why reuse intake and exhaust?
Sensors?
Thats sweet ya got it back up and running but sux about your clutch.
Keep the feedback coming.
Already brosed around for a jdm seems like the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-08-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By AllExtinct
So that's it. Just those 2 things and its plug...

So that's it. Just those 2 things and its plug and play?
I was thinking about doing a rebuild but the numbers for a rebuild outweigh the price of just picking up a JDM engine.
So as long as it...
Forum: Handling Tech   04-08-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,288
Posted By AllExtinct
Well that makes sense why it was such a pain....

Well that makes sense why it was such a pain. Good to know thanks man.
Forum: Handling Tech   04-08-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,288
Posted By AllExtinct
Hmmm.. didn't have any problems with install on...

Hmmm.. didn't have any problems with install on jacks?
You would think it would be harder with weight on the wheels.

I'll keep that in mind.
Forum: Handling Tech   04-08-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,288
Posted By AllExtinct
Nice. I wasn't so lucky, did it the old fashioned...

Nice. I wasn't so lucky, did it the old fashioned way with jack stands here.
Maybe why it was such a pain for me.
Forum: Handling Tech   04-07-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,288
Posted By AllExtinct
Just curious was it a PITA to do the front sway...

Just curious was it a PITA to do the front sway bar and to get the oem endlinks off?
Asking because I know when I did mine,the back sway was a breeze but the front was a beotch!
To get the oem...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-07-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 492
Posted By AllExtinct
My friend bought a pair of cheap aftermarket...

My friend bought a pair of cheap aftermarket bulbs for his car a few years back and it melted his socket on the one side after using them for less than a week luckily for him he just put his old...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   04-07-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By AllExtinct
<a...

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Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   04-07-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By AllExtinct
Here's the pics. <a...

Here's the pics.

<a href="http://s51.photobucket.com/user/Allextinct/media/20140407_183112.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   04-07-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By AllExtinct
Yeah I scraped the pan with a magnet and its...

Yeah I scraped the pan with a magnet and its definitely metal.
I removed the heads today and from the looks of it the head gaskets went as well.

I'll post up pics of pistons and valves when I get...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-06-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 185
Posted By AllExtinct
I just removed my engine from my 02 WRX and I...

I just removed my engine from my 02 WRX and I think the biggest problem I've see people come across with the removal was getting the engine and trans to separate.
I didnt have any problems with my...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-06-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By AllExtinct
Kartboys in the front and hotchiks in the rear...

Kartboys in the front and hotchiks in the rear with cobb sways.

I think anything is better than the junk endlinks they put on from the factory.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   04-05-2014, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 301
Posted By AllExtinct
Pics of internal damage.. Need advice.

So over the past week I have been breaking down this EJ205 one rusty bolt at a time and removed the oil pan today and found this.

<a...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-03-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By AllExtinct
You sure its coming from your valve covers? I...

You sure its coming from your valve covers? I know in the past I had smoke coming from my turbo area and it turned out to be my oil filter wasnt tightened enough so the oil was hitting the dp while I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-01-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By AllExtinct
Yeah, there was alot of oil through out the...

Yeah, there was alot of oil through out the intake system. Guess I will be putting a catch can on if I get this running again.

Fingers crossed.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-31-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By AllExtinct
Here's a couple pics I took today after I got the...

Here's a couple pics I took today after I got the intake manifold off.
http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f378/Allextinct/20140331_202550.jpg...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-31-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By AllExtinct
Like fatal said buy used. Keep an eye on ebay...

Like fatal said buy used.
Keep an eye on ebay used performance parts. I picked up my HKS exhaust for $350 some time back and the only thing it had wrong with it was a minor bottom scrap.
And had...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-30-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By AllExtinct
Never mind just removed the bolts from the end...

Never mind just removed the bolts from the end links and spun the sway bar which gave me enough room to get the mount bolts off.
Got all the trans bolts off now along with the clutch fork pin and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-30-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 186
Posted By AllExtinct
EJ205 Removal

So been working on taking out the engine out of my 02 and came to the dreaded motor mount bolts.

I sprayed a bunch of Blaster on them and from what I see is very little room to work with so I was...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-27-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By AllExtinct
I didn't get to check the oil yet Paul it's been...

I didn't get to check the oil yet Paul it's been to dam cold and I lack heat in my garage,only got around to draining the coolant. I didn't notice any discoloration in it.
So far only took minor...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-24-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By AllExtinct
Yeah like I said, I don't have a ton of money to...

Yeah like I said, I don't have a ton of money to dump in it at the moment and have it in my garage so I can pretty much take my time doing this.
Ive been researching tear down of the engine the past...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-20-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By AllExtinct
So should I just grab up a used motor or tear...

So should I just grab up a used motor or tear this one down and see what I find. Was also thinking about porting it since ill have it all apart anyway. Would that cause any problems?
Thanks for the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-19-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By AllExtinct
Was just gonna stay with the same stock setup. ...

Was just gonna stay with the same stock setup.
I really don't have a ton of money to dump into her, only plan on running Stage2 AP.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-15-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By AllExtinct
Had 150k miles on it. Here's exactly what...

Had 150k miles on it.
Here's exactly what happened, maybe someone can give me some insight in what might be the problem.
I was driving home from work got about 2 miles away from home, downshifted...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-13-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By AllExtinct
My 02 finally went kaaput. :'(

Yeah sounds like a can of marbles rolling around in the engine now.
Started as a light knock at 3k rpms to the can of marbles at startup. Drove it maybe 3/4 miles tops with the knock till it went...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   07-16-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By AllExtinct
Wow so nice and clean! I see subaru has not...

Wow so nice and clean! I see subaru has not strayed away from the plastic top radiator's
That intercooler looks a bit easier to work with than the tank of a IC that we bugeyes have.
Thanks for...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   07-15-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 874
Posted By AllExtinct
I agree with Keith about the brackets. After...

I agree with Keith about the brackets.
After taking it off and on a few dozen times you'll have it down pat.
Not sure how easy the 2011's are,never have had the pleasure of seeing such a new...
Forum: The Hangout   07-15-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 707
Views: 17,139
Posted By AllExtinct
Put my Catless DP back on so I could resume back...

Put my Catless DP back on so I could resume back to Stage 2.
Dam emission inspections!
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   07-15-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By AllExtinct
Did you happen to buy the heat shield with the...

Did you happen to buy the heat shield with the intake.
Your gonna be sucking up alot of heat if not.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   04-17-2013, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,251
Posted By AllExtinct
Update: After changing my plugs the knocking...

Update:
After changing my plugs the knocking noise went away. The plug the was closest to the knocking noise was the one in the worst shape.

I did a temp fix on the whining noise, just...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   04-17-2013, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,869
Posted By AllExtinct
I was running the Megan catless in the video, I...

I was running the Megan catless in the video, I returned back to the stock DP for inspection along with reflashed stage 1 AP.
But with the stock DP still sounds badass. :rocks:

The headlights...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-06-2013, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,184
Posted By AllExtinct
Try fuel inj. cleaner.

Try fuel inj. cleaner.
Forum: The Hangout   03-04-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By AllExtinct
I'll keep that in mind Paul, I never gap them...

I'll keep that in mind Paul, I never gap them mostly just check before install.
These ones went in gapped at .030 and came out. 040.
I'm kinda mad at myself for slacking on the plugs for that long....
Forum: The Hangout   03-03-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By AllExtinct
Indeed, was a long overdue day for the plugs and...

Indeed, was a long overdue day for the plugs and esp along my inspection expired on 2/13.
Not to often I get a day in the garage without having to worry bout the kids raising hell in the house....
Forum: The Hangout   03-02-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By AllExtinct
Spent some time in the garage today.

Prepping for Emission Inspection.

<a href="http://s51.beta.photobucket.com/user/Allextinct/media/IMAG0146.jpg.html" target="_blank"><img...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-27-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,676
Posted By AllExtinct
Guess your wish list just got long again Randy....

Guess your wish list just got long again Randy. !Laugh!
Good luck with the build. !Thumbs Up :rocks:
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-27-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By AllExtinct
Im not sure how handy you are with working on...

Im not sure how handy you are with working on cars but you could probably do your DP yourself rather than pay someone to do it.
The hardest part is getting the godforsaken heat-shield's off to get...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   02-27-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By AllExtinct
02-05 WRX's have a Catalytic convertors in the...

02-05 WRX's have a Catalytic convertors in the uppipe that have been known to break apart and damage the turbo fins. Aftermarket Uppipes mostly run around 140-200 for a well known brand.
If you pick...
Forum: The Hangout   02-19-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,387
Posted By AllExtinct
Wow! That sounds F*%#@ing awesome! :rocks: ...

Wow!
That sounds F*%#@ing awesome! :rocks:
At least Deer will hear you coming and any other wildlife that tries to cross the road. !Thumbs Up
Forum: New Member Intros   02-19-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By AllExtinct
Welcome. My guess is that your in the right...

Welcome.

My guess is that your in the right area being your new here. !Thumbs Up

Enjoy your stay. :cool:
Forum: The Hangout   02-19-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 615
Posted By AllExtinct
There was a flatbed driver a few months back that...

There was a flatbed driver a few months back that had a backhoe as cargo and drove under the underpass and the arm of the backhoe smacked all of the concrete support beams and he drove away from the...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-19-2013, 03:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 677
Posted By AllExtinct
The only thing I saw negative about Gates was the...

The only thing I saw negative about Gates was the blue belt wear on the pulleys.
But the kit I saw had a black belt so maybe they are older belts?
Also I read some people reuse the WP gasket...
Forum: New Member Intros   02-19-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 977
Posted By AllExtinct
If you get a CF hood then might as well spend the...

If you get a CF hood then might as well spend the extra and get the scoop to match.
IMO.
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