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Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-05-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By mr mello
How is that exactly? I still ported the housing,...

How is that exactly? I still ported the housing, just left the divider plate to insure proper fuel atomization. I could get out a bunch of fluid dynamics numbers but in the end, that plate results in...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-04-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By mr mello
Awesome, looks like OEM will do me. One last...

Awesome, looks like OEM will do me. One last thing, when i look up the TGV to Manifold gasket number(14075AA161) at my dealer, the oldest year it claims to be for is a 2004 FXT. I'm 99% positive...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-04-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By mr mello
TGV Delete Gaskets

Just a quick question. I just did my TGV delete since I got tired of my inlet not clearing the sensor when trying to attach it to my 20g, just smoothed the side where the butterfly was, not going to...
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-24-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,139
Posted By mr mello
No, it is running the ecu that came with the...

No, it is running the ecu that came with the motor, but that ecu had an hks speed limit defencer and a few other things thrown on hack job style, which they think may why it's failing.
Forum: Tuning & Engine Management   10-24-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,139
Posted By mr mello
Ej207 v8 ecu

Helping a friend out with this one:

Hey everyone, i've been working on swapping an ej207 v8 into an 02 wrx, and its gone fairly well, except for a bit of sputtering all around. Tuner and shop have...
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-22-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,509
Posted By mr mello
There are actually quite a number of products...

There are actually quite a number of products being sold right now that allow you to intercept the feed to your speedo and adjust it in order to account for differing tire sizes and ratios.
Forum: Cylinder Head & Short Block   06-15-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,187
Posted By mr mello
EJ207 Cam Sensor

So i'm just finishing up swapping a full v7 EJ207 into an 02 wrx wagon, did the motor, ecu, wiring harness, the whole nine yards. One problem we found is I have a blown rear passenger cam sensor....
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-15-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,631
Posted By mr mello
I have an 02 wrx that is ej207 swapped going on,...

I have an 02 wrx that is ej207 swapped going on, hopefully, a precision 6262 that is a 5 speed. This is my happy little DD that can still run a Vette from a 30 roll. Eventually if i can fix this 1s...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   06-15-2012, 12:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,631
Posted By mr mello
Rebuild 4eat

So i have an 03 auto wrx, making about 310 at the wheels right now, and she drives terribly. Now don't get me wrong, i love my auto, but my real problem is that the previous owner neutral bombed it...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-06-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
Posted By mr mello
You sir, made my day earlier this afternoon. I...

You sir, made my day earlier this afternoon. I had just sat down to double check wiring and realized the other mechanic i'm installing this motor with didnt plug in half of the pins on the driver...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-04-2012, 11:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
Posted By mr mello
Something to note. The DS1 guide is amazing, and...

Something to note. The DS1 guide is amazing, and smashing the jdm harness' ecu plug to get extra wire tips is the most satisfying thing to do 14 hours into an install in 95 degree heat.Sadly, for all...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-04-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
Posted By mr mello
True story, though i couldnt complain much about...

True story, though i couldnt complain much about getting a 38k mile v8 207 for 1600 bucks, with ecu and the full car wiring harness to steal from.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-04-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
Posted By mr mello
Oh how it would, but sadly the guy i bought the...

Oh how it would, but sadly the guy i bought the engine from refused to part with the setup, and we are going for a 2 day turn around on this build. So for now it'll run a 39 until I find someone...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-03-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
Posted By mr mello
So a few things. First off at the moment i have...

So a few things. First off at the moment i have the engien with all its wiring, and the actual car wiring harness will be here in a few hours. Would all the avcs goodies be on the car harness? Also...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   05-03-2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,463
Posted By mr mello
EJ207 v8

So i just picked up another wrx. A beautiful sedona red 02 wagon this time. Had slipped its timing, picked up the whole car for 2700. As of this morning i am also the proud owner of a v8 sti ej207,...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-30-2012, 12:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By mr mello
Follow up question. The 20g is installed, along...

Follow up question. The 20g is installed, along with the new inlet, still running stock 03 wrx injectors, internal wastegate set to 10 psi. Will I be safe to run with this(not going WOT) for a week...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-29-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,081
Posted By mr mello
Intercooler 20g

So i'm just finishing installing my td05-20g, supported by a walboro fuel pump, and 820 cc injectors. (Is getting tuned before any driving of it) My question is for my cooling setup, right now i have...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-13-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By mr mello
No need to cut it. Just lower the alternator,...

No need to cut it. Just lower the alternator, take off the front belt, then detension the A/C pulley tension bracket(and be gentle doing it, as its a metal screw in a plastic piece that's more then...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-13-2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 754
Posted By mr mello
Sounds very much like the A/C compressor pulley....

Sounds very much like the A/C compressor pulley. Mine was the exact same way, squealing in the cold mornings then quieting as it warmed. By the time i got to the pulley(admittedly i had a new one...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   03-12-2012, 12:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,421
Posted By mr mello
04 STI uppipe install

So i have an 03 wrx, and as a thanks for helping my buddy do a full rebuild on his STI, he gave me his extra 04 sti catless uppipe. The problem is one of the 3 studs where it bolts into the turbo...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-28-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,188
Posted By mr mello
Can you provide a link to this 15 dollar cable?

Can you provide a link to this 15 dollar cable?
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   02-26-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,483
Posted By mr mello
I did a Grimmspeed 3 port BCS in my car,...

I did a Grimmspeed 3 port BCS in my car, installed it in the tuning shops parking lot. The dyno pull looked like a wave from how many spikes and dips there are before the tune. Take it off...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-08-2012, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,345
Posted By mr mello
Seriously just did this this morning, when i...

Seriously just did this this morning, when i replaced my ac pulley(Which we couldn't get to spin even holding the center in a vice and turning with pliers >.<), went to my dealer and asked if they...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-17-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By mr mello
Mosc: almost new rubber at 8/32nds and the rubber...

Mosc: almost new rubber at 8/32nds and the rubber brand new was only a 10/32nds tread depth (and my alignment and balance is good)




Actually on my way home from my mechanic job, I got pulled...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-16-2012, 08:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By mr mello
Well all the drivetrain stuff is stock, the only...

Well all the drivetrain stuff is stock, the only difference is its an STI cluster, which as we all know is stick by nature, into an automatic.



So here's my understanding of your post, correct...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-16-2012, 07:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By mr mello
Something i could call my buddy and we could...

Something i could call my buddy and we could RomRaider away?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-16-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By mr mello
with two different gps devices, and with my...

with two different gps devices, and with my buddys wrx on cruise at 90. Now would the fact i'm one of the few kids racing the auto out there make a difference?
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-16-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By mr mello
Stock rims, 205/55/16 rubber.

Stock rims, 205/55/16 rubber.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   01-16-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By mr mello
Sti gauge reading off

The setup: 03 wrx wagon, tried to strip the green off the gauges, broke the needle, had some extra money lying around so i purchased an STI gauge cluster off a 2004, installed it just fine, and...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   01-14-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By mr mello
Sweet, so they should all be the same offset. I'm...

Sweet, so they should all be the same offset. I'm hoping that make for a more "custom" look once thier painted, while not costing me any extra for the rim.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   01-13-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By mr mello
alright, all i know is someone told me that going...

alright, all i know is someone told me that going form a 5x100 to a 5x114.3 would require big changes to the wheel hub and axle, but he wasnt sure.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   01-13-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By mr mello
05 to 03 swap

So i drive an 03 wrx, with the original rims, and my dad drive and 05 impreza outback sport, witht he stock 6 prong rims. Now as i've been told, my car has 5 x 100, and the 05 has 5 x 114.3. with...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   01-04-2012, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,106
Posted By mr mello
03 WRX exhaust diameter

I have an 03 wrx, that came with the PPP kit. So it has the different Prodrive exhaust. My question is if a bellmouth catless down pipe to a 3 inch will fit onto whatever that "stock" midpipe is....
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-29-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,780
Posted By mr mello
I have no earthly idea. The system is doing that...

I have no earthly idea. The system is doing that itself. i just type the word in and it doesn't show any difference, but when it posts it automatically hyperlinks itself.

If i hover over the link,...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-29-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,780
Posted By mr mello
well the radiator part was fairly cut and dried,...

well the radiator part was fairly cut and dried, though the one caution i would have to add is that the lines feeding transmission oil to the cooler are made of metal, and bend rather easily if they...
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-29-2011, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,780
Posted By mr mello
Well it took 8 hours, 2 trips to the machine...

Well it took 8 hours, 2 trips to the machine shop, 3 trips to the store, and 3 people, but i got it sorted out and looking good, and most importantly working properly.
Forum: Bolt-On Tech (EJ205 2.0L '02-05 WRX)   11-28-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,780
Posted By mr mello
MY03 Automatic Radiator replacement

I have an MY03 WRX automatic(4EAT) with a leaking radiator. I purchased a mishimoto aluminum radiator (link...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-19-2011, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,048
Posted By mr mello
well my tape deck is shot, so could i...

well my tape deck is shot, so could i hypothetically find the tape feed and just tap into that so when i push the tape button, and it trys to read the tape feed my aux feed just goes in?
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-19-2011, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,048
Posted By mr mello
03 WRX aux jack build

So just a curious question, does anyone know of any points on the back of the head unit where i could wire in a standard 1/8th inch male or female connector and have it playable through the stereo?
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-09-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By mr mello
Did my looking. I am both shocked and appalled....

Did my looking. I am both shocked and appalled. The ecu is missing the second attachment, but the dongle for the attachment is there and there are nut marks on the botls that were installed to hold...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-09-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By mr mello
Well a PPP spec is the intercooler house, the...

Well a PPP spec is the intercooler house, the exhaust, and a secondary ecu mod. i'm intending to go get my car tuned this week, but i just found out i could be PPP so i don't know if they need to...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-09-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By mr mello
Well my real question is that everything looks...

Well my real question is that everything looks like its PPP modification spec (which i've never heard of on an automatic) but my bhp is less then that of a supposedly weaker wrx, considering i should...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-09-2011, 01:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,400
Posted By mr mello
MY03 WRX with PPP

So i bought an 03 WRX wagon(automatic) a couple of months ago, and i am about to go tune it because i have a horrendously weak first gear and launch, when one of my buddys said my car looked like it...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-27-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By mr mello
Hey guys, so i let it sit over night, then...

Hey guys, so i let it sit over night, then checked out the alternator and my belts and they were fine. Took it for a drive around town and realized the lights were gone. Drove it again tonight and...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   09-26-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 725
Posted By mr mello
03 Wrx display lights problem

So I recently purchased a 2003 WRX wagon, and realized i needed to change my brake fluid out(Due to it being dirty, not for any performance reasons). I Bled the system and filled it today, and while...
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