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  1. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    I bought a 2008 impreza wrx hatch about a month ago and just recently started having over heating problems. I’m not not mechanically challenged but this one baffles me. When ever I am driving the car it will randomly (within about 10 mins usually) it will start over heating. At first it seemed...
  2. Engine Performance
    Hey everyone. I just got my new (to me) 2015 wrx sti from a dealer out of province a week ago today. The car is in great condition expect it shown up after a 10 hour drive for me to purchase it with light white smoke coming from exhaust. Didnt think much of it. But two days later it through a...
  3. Engine Modifications
    Hi I'm new here, I have a bone stock 2016 Subaru WRX I bought 2 months ago used with 37k miles. Due to the FA24DIT being direct injection I wanted to install a Perrin Air Oil Separator. I ended up buying and installing it and a month later I wanted to check on it. When I pulled off intercooler...
  4. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    So the problem is that whenever I try to hit boost 2500-2800rpm my car jerks back and forth slightly. I can hear the turbo spool really loud but it does not generate any noticeable power. I originally thought that is was because I had a blown HG, but I just barely finished my motor rebuild a...
  5. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    I have a 02 wrx and have had alot of issues with overheating the last couple of months. I have replaced the thermostat twice, flushed and refilled the system multiple times as well. Right after I flush and refill the system I will take it out for a drive to see how everything works and it will...
  6. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    So, I blew the head gasket in my '02 bugeye yesterday. And it was from overheating, because i took too long getting a cracked radiator replaced (which i replaced 2 days ago). Yeah, bad news all over the place. Now, I am faced with a decision. Should I go with a used/crate complete replacement...
  7. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    2003 with blown head gasket dont know were to start.
  8. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Howdy y'all! I'm new here, but not new to Impreza's. I'm the original owner of a 2002 WRX grocery getter! She's 60,000 miles young! :tongue: Within the past 5,000 miles I've begun the process of modifying her. Currently she runs tasty M1 TDT 5W-40 as of the last oil change, but unfortunately...
  9. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    02 WRX 2.0 VF39 swap with 99,000 miles, sti pinks had a dyno appointment today and after the first pull (only 191whp) started pouring out white smoke of the tailpipe. Smells sweet like coolant. Guessing head gasket or turbo????? Any feedback!!!!!! It's my only car so I need to fix it asap!
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