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    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?
  2. New Clutch with Engine?

    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...
  3. Having a few compression problems

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hello all, I recently bought my 2008 Subaru WRX and have recently run into a few issues. I was experiencing some low idle and really bad MPG. I took it to a tuning shop located in Vacaville California, and they came back with the troubling diagnosis of a completely shot engine block, they...
  4. Ap3-sub-001 accessport

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Looking for a Cobb accessport for a 2005 wrx pm me if u have one
  5. I just got a hybrid engine in my wrx, what are my next steps

    Engine Modifications
    So a little while back a was road tripping in my wrx and suddenly I had a destroyed bottom end. I was fortunate enough to break down at a tiny Subaru specialty shop. The owner set me up with a with a hybrid build and told me I didn't need to do anything else to it. The old block had been tuned...
  6. NEED HELP it’s screwed into the driver side head

    Tuning: Electronic Engine Management
    I need help finding where this selenoid plugs into
  7. Engine Noise

    Everyday Impreza Talk
    Could someone please help me. I drove my car home and it started making the noise as shown in the link to the video. I was just wondering if anyone has ever experienced this problem or knows what it is or could be. Thanks
  8. 08 WRX with JDM engine?

    Engine Modifications
    Looking for advice. I apologize if this has been addressed before. I have an 08 WRX. engine spun a rod. I don’t really want to spend 5k plus to get a used engine or even doing a rebuild. I have seen many websites talking about the JDM import engine EJ20Y being a direct replacement for my EJ255...
  9. Help, I think my new mods and tune made my car slower :/

    Engine Performance
    Hola, So I drive a 2015 wrx with 30k miles and I have a K&N CAI, and a Rev9 Catless 3" downpipe and an aftermarket single exit 3" exhaust with a cobb stage 2+ tune for such mods... I also just went from 17" rims to 18" so i have taken into thought the idea of my speedometer being off and thats...
  10. Random Misfire Issue

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Looking for some help here. I have a 2017 WRX, the car has a full 3” Turbo Back Exhaust, Cobb CAI, and Cobb tuner. I randomly had an issue where my car will start great but immediately kill itself. Sometimes taking multiple times to actually run. Then you can feel a miss while driving. The car...
  11. Just bought a used 2005 WRX First time subaru owner making weird noises

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hello everyone. I just bought my first car on my own. I had to take out a loan and I really love this car its amazing especially the pickup; however, I've never owned a subaru car nor know anything about boxer engines. I've looked stuff up online but am not satisfied. I have been experiencing a...
  12. 2007 STi check engine light w/flashing cruise

    South Eastern States
    I just bought my STi today from a private seller and on my drive back home I passed some old guy and my check engine light came on and my cruise is flashing. There are no after market mods done to it yet. There is a factory short throw installed, if you wanna call that a mod. It has just under...
  13. 2011 WRX Engine Noise

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    So, I've been getting a weird noise lately coming from engine bay. I can only describe it as a ticking noise. I thought it was my imagination at first, but now I am pretty sure the car was a lot quieter when I first got it. Additionally, there has been a mild burning smell after shutting...
  14. What should I do?

    Engine Modifications
    I've got a 2004 WRX that's mostly stock (just changes in exhaust, suspension, and lightweight pulleys) and it has about 175,000 miles on it... Should I do any engine modifications? What should I start by doing, and is it even worth while? I'm just afraid my engine is going to blow up.. even...
  15. What The F*&% is wrong??!

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    When at 5-7k rpm's in 2nd, 3rd, and, 4th gear, my completely stock '04 WRX spudders.. it wont go through the 5-7k rpm range smothly, it seems like a transmission problem almost like it's slipping but i dont feel anything on the shifter just the engine spudders. It came up with an check engine...
  16. 04 Sti gt3076r HELP

    STi Engine Performance
    04 sti with Forgred pistons (JE) and Rods ACL Race bearings TGV delete ARP Head Studs Upgraded to 11mm oil pump 850cc Injectors Walbro Fuel pump 3in Inlet- Perrin short ram intake Perrin FMIC TBE Exhaust Turbosmart EBC ATP gt3076 Externaly gated stock location External waste(Turbosmart)...
  17. SeaFoam

    Maintenance, service, and repair
    Today I took the time to put Seafoam into my car...I put 1/3 of a 16oz can into my fuel tank to clean fuel injectors, 1/3 into the engine block and 1/3 into the vacuum line of the BPV. Everything went great however after smoke had cleared, I noticed some smoke comming from near the turbo....does...
  18. Buying my buddies WRX

    Car Purchasing Forum
    Hi everybody, right now I'm driving a 2011 White Mazda 3 hatch 6 speed manual. It's a fun car, but no WRX or MS3 or Evo or nothin. I just got it, but I can sell it for about exactly what I bought it out the door for. So I think I'm going to do that and buy my buddies '05 WRX sedan. He's an...
  19. Cleaning my Engine Bay?

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    so forgive my ignorance on this subject but im fairly new to actually caring about and cleaning my car well haha. Im going to be installing a radiator shroud in the next few days but my engine bay is quite dirty, what is the best way to clean it up a bit? Just a damp towel or anything specific?
  20. Want To Buy 02-05 wrx engine

    Personal For Sale & Wanted
    Looking for an WRX engine hopefully around in southern California for sale. I don't have a ton of money so I'm looking for a good deal. You would be helping a member out big time so shoot me some prices if your looking to sell. Thanks