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This is a discussion on intercooler upgrade, help? within the Engine Modifications forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; I have a 2001 wrx and have just upgraded my top-mount to a large one. Now there is a popping ...

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    intercooler upgrade, help?

    I have a 2001 wrx and have just upgraded my top-mount to a large one. Now there is a popping sound when I start my car...believe it is running lean atm. Any thoughts to my problem?

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    Check for leaks, that's the most likely cause. However, you should really acquire some means of making SURE you're not running lean, rather than guessing.
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    can you be a little more specific about the noise? popping from where? is it as your cranking the starter ,or a few seconds after it starts?can you have some one else start the car for you while you listen to the engine with the hood open? maybe you have a bracket miss aligned?
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    What other mods do you have in addition to the larger top mount?
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