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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-21-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By Chris-pee
Its a long ignorant story, but I fixed it! It...

Its a long ignorant story, but I fixed it! It turned out being the #1 coil. At first I put a new coil onto a broken spark plug on #1. It didn't help so I ruled out the coil. Never thought to test it...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-19-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By Chris-pee
Here is a datalog from 3rd gear with injector...

Here is a datalog from 3rd gear with injector information logged if this helps any, thanks
...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-18-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By Chris-pee
It turns out, I am an idiot. These are the codes...

It turns out, I am an idiot. These are the codes you get when you leave the damn test connectors plugged in while trying to read codes. So in reality, the thing throws a misfire code for cyl 1 or for...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-15-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By Chris-pee
I took a quick video, thanks for the help. ...

I took a quick video, thanks for the help.
http://youtu.be/9h-5x9aeGek
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-15-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By Chris-pee
By the datalogs it seems to get to about 11.5 psi...

By the datalogs it seems to get to about 11.5 psi so I don't think it's at spring pressure.
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-15-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By Chris-pee
I have not done the 105k yet, its going to have...

I have not done the 105k yet, its going to have to wait until next month. With the codes I am getting, people keep suggesting a bad ground but for the life of me I can't seem to find one. I added...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-12-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By Chris-pee
Here is a log from yesterday morning, 3rd gear. ...

Here is a log from yesterday morning, 3rd gear.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/...EE&usp=sharing

I just put stock replacement Denso plugs in the car a month ago, pulled the #1 plug last...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-12-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 957
Posted By Chris-pee
2006 WRX not boosting past/stuttering at 10 psi

Monday morning my car, 06 Wrx Cobb ots stage 2 catless DP with 104k , started bucking harshly at 10 psi no matter what gear I was in. Pulled codes and there was 6.

P1518-starter switch input low...
Forum: New Member Intros   05-04-2013, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By Chris-pee
Welcome! Pics or didn't happen.

Welcome! Pics or didn't happen.
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   05-04-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,085
Posted By Chris-pee
Well, it's fun. Also, it's 10 minutes from...

Well, it's fun.

Also, it's 10 minutes from my house.

Finally, Racing is better than not racing.

Texas Motorplex is over an hour away from my house.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   04-10-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,436
Posted By Chris-pee
If I remember correctly you can just delete the...

If I remember correctly you can just delete the codes in Accesstuner race if the only issues you are having with them is a code being thrown. Friend of mine had the same problem with his Fozzy XT. I...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   04-10-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By Chris-pee
It's all how you drive it. The more...

It's all how you drive it. The more launches/hard, fast shifts you do are going to shorten its life. It could also last forever with no issues. Hard to guess on something like that. Straight cut...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-10-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 392
Posted By Chris-pee
Keep in mind that struts, all of your bushings...

Keep in mind that struts, all of your bushings are all close to or probably worn out. That stuff is hard to feel as well because it is such a slow progression of wear. Won't feel the difference...
Forum: Drag Strip Tech   04-10-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,085
Posted By Chris-pee
First trip to the 1/8th mile with the WRX

I could have launched harder but didn't want to break it.

Seem decent? It's the first time I have had this car at the track

Here was my best pass, launch control set to 4500, purposely...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   03-20-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,683
Posted By Chris-pee
Mine did that for a little while on cold days....

Mine did that for a little while on cold days. After I flashed it with the accessport I noticed it stopped. It would only do it when it was cold out (50 degrees or so and colder) and the engine was...
Forum: The Hangout   03-20-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,335
Posted By Chris-pee
I always down for a road trip. Its a possibility.

I always down for a road trip. Its a possibility.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-16-2012, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By Chris-pee
The thing looked much better than I had...

The thing looked much better than I had anticipated. It may snow once a year here and that is for a max of three days. Salt is no worries here in north Texas lol.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-16-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By Chris-pee
Awesome, thanks for the info.

Awesome, thanks for the info.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-16-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By Chris-pee
Will do .BTW, I know I am a cheap bastard, but...

Will do .BTW, I know I am a cheap bastard, but the DP I used was a Megan. Nice welds, flanges welded outside and inside the pipe also. Wasn't the cheapest one nor was it near the most expensive. Fit...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-16-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By Chris-pee
Are the KYB AGX's worth a damn on a wrx? We sell...

Are the KYB AGX's worth a damn on a wrx? We sell them here @ work but have not had any experience with them on a WRX. I was thinking that, some stiffer, slightly lowered springs, bushing and sway...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-16-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By Chris-pee
I do really need to focus in the suspension. The...

I do really need to focus in the suspension. The understeer is killing me in this thing. I would like the brakes to have a little more feel as well.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-16-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By Chris-pee
I have a mig welder, and the thought crossed my...

I have a mig welder, and the thought crossed my mind for second lol. Yep, catless downpipe. Little bit stinky.

I was not expecting that much of a difference, really need to try and stay out of...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-16-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By Chris-pee
Here is a question, Where the Dp meets my SPT...

Here is a question, Where the Dp meets my SPT catback, its leaks a little. I used the flat gasket that came with the DP and it obviously does not seal very good. Any cost effective suggestions? Can I...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-16-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By Chris-pee
Would a protune be that much of a difference over...

Would a protune be that much of a difference over the ots map? I am going to log it over the next few days, with the afr's or course.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-16-2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,792
Posted By Chris-pee
I went stage 2 last night.

Installed the DP and flashed the stage 2 map on the Accessport. Wow, just wow. Love it. useless post I know, still giddy. My apologies.

This is on the car I bought in November with no intentions...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-16-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,776
Posted By Chris-pee
Crap, I was messing with the parameters yesterday...

Crap, I was messing with the parameters yesterday and must have missed it. That wont do him a bit of good at all lol.
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L '04-07 STi and '06-07 WRX)   03-16-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,776
Posted By Chris-pee
Here is a stage 1 datalog I did yesterday on my...

Here is a stage 1 datalog I did yesterday on my 2006 wrx tr. All the values seem good, may give you a reference.
...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-17-2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,353
Posted By Chris-pee
My 06 I came to find out already had the SPT when...

My 06 I came to find out already had the SPT when I went to install the Kartboy shifter and Perrin bushings. Like he said, night and day difference. I like the aftermarket setup way better. Had to...
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-17-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By Chris-pee
Thanks for all the input. Andrewtech cocktail it...

Thanks for all the input. Andrewtech cocktail it is!
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-14-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By Chris-pee
I've read up on that a little. That's not the one...

I've read up on that a little. That's not the one that eats up the seals is it?
Forum: Drivetrain & Tranny   02-14-2012, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 892
Posted By Chris-pee
I know this has been beat to death but....

I am going to change my tranny fluid. 06 WRX tr. What will I be safe using, don't race the car just some spirited driving occasionally. What will I be safe using. Need some sort of semi solid answer....
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-08-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,826
Posted By Chris-pee
I would think some smell on break in would be...

I would think some smell on break in would be normal though. Especially on an AWD car, clutches take some abuse.
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-08-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,826
Posted By Chris-pee
Could need a fluid change, usual advice make sure...

Could need a fluid change, usual advice make sure you are stopped all the way before changing down into 1st(what I have heard anyways). If its no different than before the clutch change I would say...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-08-2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,826
Posted By Chris-pee
Have you broken the clutch in at all? Last time I...

Have you broken the clutch in at all? Last time I replaced one I think it said take it easy on it for about 500 miles but I think it did stink a little at first. Was it hard at all to get into first...
Forum: New Member Intros   02-08-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By Chris-pee
Welcome! Almost sounds like your clutch could be...

Welcome! Almost sounds like your clutch could be slipping. Smell funny after this happens? Did you go back with the stock turbo? What exactly do you mean by "direct pipe"? What brand of gauges are...
Forum: The Hangout   02-08-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,482
Posted By Chris-pee
No I didnt even think about it. If I ever get...

No I didnt even think about it. If I ever get access to a scale small enough I will. Only takes a few seconds to screw it off. Giggity.
Forum: The Hangout   02-06-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,482
Posted By Chris-pee
I thought the same thing but could not think of...

I thought the same thing but could not think of anything else that needed brass lol.
Forum: The Hangout   02-06-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,482
Posted By Chris-pee
Yes, I am gonna whore this thing out. Custom...

Yes, I am gonna whore this thing out. Custom solid brass knob.

http://i50.photobucket.com/albums/f305/posae86/2012-02-06_17-57-31_764.jpg
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-06-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,771
Posted By Chris-pee
Its done ! I think it turned out fantastic. Thing...

Its done ! I think it turned out fantastic. Thing weighs a ton and he ran it over some emery cloth on the lathe. Gave it a nice mat finish with a little texture.

...
Forum: Bolt-on Tech (EJ255/EJ257 2.5L 2008+ WRX, STi, and GT)   02-06-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,484
Posted By Chris-pee
Could be wrong but you wont see full boost on a...

Could be wrong but you wont see full boost on a stock car until at least third gear right? If he is looking at it through first and second that could be the issue.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   02-06-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,771
Posted By Chris-pee
Small update. Change of plans, gonna go with a...

Small update. Change of plans, gonna go with a solid brass round knob (Which is what I originally wanted)

All he has to do is drill out the old threads and make a new insert or re-tap.

Here...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-24-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By Chris-pee
Thanks, the car runs great I was just curious if...

Thanks, the car runs great I was just curious if that seemed normal. Thanks for the replies.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-24-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By Chris-pee
Its a Turbosmart mechanical gauge. No mods, no AP...

Its a Turbosmart mechanical gauge. No mods, no AP either so no other way to monitor boost.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-24-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 619
Posted By Chris-pee
Just installed boost gauge, a few questions.

Got it installed last night. At idle it sits right a 20 in vacuum, at WOT it peaks right under 15psi and tapers off to around 10-12psi. Light throttle seems to hang around 5-8 psi. I know my info I...
Forum: Midwest WRX Forum   01-07-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,233
Posted By Chris-pee
This is way more relaxed than nasioc, I haven't...

This is way more relaxed than nasioc, I haven't heard one "Cool story bro" yet.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-06-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,771
Posted By Chris-pee
That's delrin though, which is a kind of plastic...

That's delrin though, which is a kind of plastic If I remember correctly. Mine will probably be at least double that weight.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-06-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,771
Posted By Chris-pee
Not 100% sure yet, he is gonna rough cut it and...

Not 100% sure yet, he is gonna rough cut it and gonna see where its at.
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   01-06-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,771
Posted By Chris-pee
Thumbs up Custom shift knob.

Since I want a decent metal shit knob and I am cheap, I have a buddy of mine that works at a machine shop that is gonna make me one. Material he has laying around he believes to be brass. I think it...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-31-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,283
Posted By Chris-pee
What struts did you end up using?

What struts did you end up using?
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-30-2011, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,923
Posted By Chris-pee
!Thumbs Up Nice color choice, I'm not biased or...

!Thumbs Up Nice color choice, I'm not biased or anything though.
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