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This is a discussion on 2015 boost within the New Cars/Prototypes Forums forums, part of the Community - Meet other Enthusiasts category; I was just wondering what everyone was getting for peak boost on there 2015 wrx? Sent from my SGH-M919 using ...

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    2015 boost

    I was just wondering what everyone was getting for peak boost on there 2015 wrx?

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    2015 WRXs are notorious for boost spiking. So much so that Subaru actually market's the issue as "temporary overboost."

    From what I've seen, 19-21 PSI is common, settling to 17 PSI after about 500ms.
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    OK that's were in at. Only have 200 miles on it. It's actually at the dealer it was acting funny and they y have a guy from subaru inc. Coming Monday do something with the throttle computer or something.

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    200 miles in and taking it to the dealer for peak boost issues? I hope they don't write off your future warranty claims for not following the break in procedure..

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    Quote Originally Posted by MainFrame View Post
    200 miles in and taking it to the dealer for peak boost issues? I hope they don't write off your future warranty claims for not following the break in procedure..
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    I haven't had a rev past 4k and my peak boost is 20.something. When I picked up the car it was at 6psi.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MainFrame View Post
    200 miles in and taking it to the dealer for peak boost issues? I hope they don't write off your future warranty claims for not following the break in procedure..
    I've bought 4 subarus and no one from a the dealership has ever mentioned break in to me.

    After reading here I've "broken in" all of my subarus for 1000 miles.

    Anyway I hit 17.5 psi on my 15 STi


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    Quote Originally Posted by jrb5783 View Post
    I've bought 4 subarus and no one from a the dealership has ever mentioned break in to me.

    Did you ever try to get an engine replaced under warranty after telling them you ragged on the car for the first 1000 miles?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MainFrame View Post
    Did you ever try to get an engine replaced under warranty after telling them you ragged on the car for the first 1000 miles?
    I haven't

    but I also wouldn't say yea well I drove off the lot and beat the piss of out the car and it blew up.

    I also follow break in procedures but I have never been told by anyone from subaru to break in my car and I've bought all 4 from dealerships different ones at that.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jrb5783 View Post
    I have never been told by anyone from subaru to break in my car and I've bought all 4 from dealerships different ones at that.


    I'm not sure I see how that's relevant .. I've never been told by anyone at a dealership not to fill my crank case with water instead of oil, but I'm sure if I did, then tried to have them warranty the engine they would tell me to get lost. It's in the owners manual.. if you don't follow the manual, they have every right to deny warranty claims. The dealership has no obligation to tell you the ins and outs of properly maintaining the car, that's why it comes with a manual.

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    22.3 im thinking about returning mine and paying cash for an s2000 turboing it twin scroll

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    Quote Originally Posted by haroot View Post
    22.3 im thinking about returning mine and paying cash for an s2000 turboing it twin scroll
    By returning it, do you mean selling it back to the dealership and taking a huge initial hit on depreciation? Dealers won't take "returns" unless you're driving a lemon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gizmo0034 View Post
    By returning it, do you mean selling it back to the dealership and taking a huge initial hit on depreciation? Dealers won't take "returns" unless you're driving a lemon.
    in some cases you have 5 days grace period if you have Capital One Financing or if they write your Capital One Blank Check improperly as in my case

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