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  1. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hey all my beloved 2015 WRX seems to have gone out on me this week... Looks like there's a lot of great minds here and I'd like to pick them. I'm a little out of my depth on this one and could use any help or advice that you can spare. 2 days ago I drove my wrx for the first time in 1-2...
  2. Engine Modifications
    Correct me if this is the wrong place for this post. I have a 2018 WRX. Over the past couple weeks I’ve been running into some issues after stage 2. AF will get to -51 and car will back fire and stall out occasionally. Also have seen some white smoke. I have cleaned MAF as well as MAP to no...
  3. Engine Modifications
    Hi I am new here. I just learned of these forums after I have owned Subi's for decades thanks to my brother who also has owned a few. I do not want to sound like I do not want to do the work. I was on the RS forum and I asked a question and it came across as I just want someone to do the work...
  4. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    My 2017 sti is bone stock and my daily driver. Recently at about 65k miles i noticed stuttering and jerking at WOT above 4.5k rpm. I then replaced my spark plugs with oem NGK plugs (my old plugs turned white instead of black) and that didnt help. During the hesitation the check engine light...
  5. Engine Performance
    I have a 2018 WRX premium with 49k miles. I was looking into Turbo blankets and header wraps and was wondering if they’re actually effective and give results? And if so is a tune necessary for it? They claim it spoils the turbo quicker, while keeping the engine bay cooler, and heat soak to a...
  6. Engine Modifications
    Got this 08 WRX Impreza back in January and ran great for awhile. first issue: Car overheated while driving out of no where so as Im about to pull over my coolant blows EVERYWHERE. so check it out and radiator is blown so are the hoses. that weekend I replace the radiator and all hoses...
  7. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hey there, I have a video of my 2001 WRX with what sounds to be piston slap or rod knock? I can't differentiate, if anyone would be able to advise that would be amazing. Cheers.
  8. Engine Modifications
    Looking to do an engine rebuild or swap on my 2016 WRX. Can someone recommend a reputable shop in Lancaster, PA?
  9. Engine Performance
    Sooooo my Wrx with 107.5k miles is making a knocking noise after driving about 170 miles. I checked oil ajd it was pretty low but after I put some in, the knock was mostly gone. I’ll attach a video Knock video
  10. Engine Performance
    Hello everyone, I just purchased a 2105 WRX with ~85,000 miles. The car is in great shape and only has an aftermarket intake. While driving back home on a 5 hour drive I noticed that when I go full throttle in any gear there is a hesitation in acceleration. The car either bogs down or the power...
  11. Detailing Forum
    Hello, I am researching multiple boxer rebuilders to replace my recently blown blobeye 2.0. A moment of silence for another boxer laid to rest. Anyway, I am planning on a ej257 swap with b25 heads and deleting avcs. I ran across a builder on eBay that has good reviews but, as it isn't like...
  12. Engine Modifications
    I have a 2016 wrx and was able to seek out a 2018 wrx engine. I know they are both the FA20, but does anybody know if there are issues with putting the 2018 engine into the 2016 wrx?
  13. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    I highsided my 2011 subaru wrx driving into a thick snow mound and had to use a buddies winch to get me out. I don't know if it's a coincidence, but whenever I am pulling into a parking spot and having to turn the steering wheel hard I get a rough idle and the engine bogs down (doesn't stall)...
  14. STi Technical Forum
    Looking to buy a 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX Hatchback. The owner has told me the engine was rebuilt and the process on how it was broken in. I have attached all the documents relating to the repairs and processes to get it running back to normal. The owner said that all of the necessary actions...
  15. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hey all, 3 days ago I was driving back from Arlington and then all of a sudden my car started making noises but I wasn’t sure what the issue was and still not completely sure but have an idea it’s my catalytic converter/o2 sensors but don’t wanna assume it is and end up being wrong and ruining...
  16. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hi guys, So my buddy has had a 02 WRX with a turbo EJ25 rotting in his yard for 6 years. I offered to buy it and he’s basically giving it away. It turns out it’s got an EJ257 in it right now with forged internals and the 2.0 heads. The current EJ257 block has a crack in it so i’ve been looking...
  17. STi Engine Performance
    2006 STI. My dip stick popped up one day and I lost 2 quarts of oil. Found pretty soon tho. I don’t know if it had this tap prior or im just paranoid. The block is a Stock EJ257, fully hot tanked/checked, decked, flex honed. The Heads are Hot tanked/decked/ all new valves & seals (fresh oem...
  18. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    So about 6 months ago I bought a used 2015 WRX. The car has been having some small issues but nothing crazy. When I first got the car it was pushing 22.1 psi for boost. I reset my battery the other day and noticed that my peak is 12.1 psi. I even tried going through all the gears up to forth and...
  19. Engine Modifications
    Exhaust buildup on the Valves because of the TGV? Is it a real problem with the exhaust being pumped back in to the chamber over a period of time? TORQUE SOLUTION BILLET TGV DELETE is this a good mod or not Necessary?
  20. Engine Modifications
    Hey all, I rebuilt my motor recently and am about to put it back in the car. I did put a new clutch/flywheel kit in about 10k miles ago, so it's all still fairly new. However, the shop I go to said he won't put a used clutch back in with a new motor no matter how new. He says it could wear out...
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