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  1. Stage 1 tune w exhaust and short shifter modifications

    Tuning: Electronic Engine Management
    Hi everyone, Purchased a 2013 WRX Premium a couple months back and about to get a Stage 1 tune with some additional mods. Here’s what I’m planning to do: Stage 1 tune (to add ~25kw more power) Down pipe exhaust (adds an extra 10kw) Short shifter (will either purchase Cobb or Kart Boy shifter...
  2. Stage one+, What next

    Engine Modifications
    I have 2017 WRX Invidia r400 Gemini(cat back) Cobb access port Cobb Big SF air intake wondering if I should get- J pipe(if so what kind), FMIC, charge pipe next? I also am in the market for wheels and tires and coil overs- but was thinking id do the turbo related stuff first? any advice is...
  3. Cobb AccessPort Stage 1 (91 oct) WHP & Torque Dyno Charts

    Engine Modifications
    I've searched NASIOC, WRXTuners, and here, but I can't find anything. Sorry if this is a repost. Please send me in the correct direction. I'm looking for proven power and torque results of 2002-2005 (2.0L Turbo) WRX's with the Cobb AP Stage 1 tune on 91 octane.
  4. 2011 WRX Cobb Stage 1 + SF CAI

    Everyday Impreza Talk
    Hey guys, im thinking about ordering Cobbs accessport and upgrading my wrx to stage 1, also thinking about ordering their SF CAI for the 2011 wrx as well. Just wondering if any of you guys have these same mods and what kind of gains can be expected? Also, if I'm going to spend a grand or more...
  5. COBB AccessPort Purchase. Finally taking the plunge. What vendor to buy from?

    Engine Modifications
    I was getting ready to purchase the COBB accessport from COBB when I ran across a thread on the forums that took me to this page. Cobb 08-11 WRX / 08-11 STi / 07-10 LGT / 09-10 Impreza 2.5 [cobbAP-SUB-003] - $547.40 : Kronos Performance, Leading since 6th Century BC They have it on...
  6. 2011 STI Review of COBB AccessPORT on Stage 1

    Tuning: Electronic Engine Management
    **I found time to post some of my review threads over here... see below** This is a Review of the COBB AccessPort Stage 1 map on my 2011 STI Limited. Its amazing that Subaru came out with a Stock Tune that is as bad as the one on the 2011 STI. I have read thread after thread from normal...
  7. 06 WRX Stage 1 log file - Please help!

    Tuning: Electronic Engine Management
    I logged some parameters today and i found that the FBKC is not "0" but FLKC is... is this bad? im a total noob looking for help, im attaching the fine learning knock correction table of my car if it helps. Thank you very much. Car: USDM 2006 WRX TR, "Gabedude Stage 1 R30", 91 oct...
  8. ecu mapping stage 1 hellllp

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    i have a friend who says he can put the stage 1 mapping on my 04 rex but im not really sure how reliable he is.. is there any way for him to ruin my car or should i just take it to the pros??????
  9. Spec Stage 1 Clutch on '02 WRX

    Transmission & AWD
    I bought a Spec Stage 1 clutch for my stock '02 WRX and had it installed in September 2008 with a resurfaced flywheel at a Subaru dealership. After the initial break-in period when I dealt with severe chattering, I had no problems with the clutch. Less than 2 years and 10,000 miles later, the...
  10. Perrin AccessPort Power Gains - Realistic? Thoughts?

    Engine Modifications
    I see on Perrins website dyno runs saying a gain of 54 ft lbs, and 38whp - these seem like big numbers, but I know Perrin is fairly reputable, what do you guys think? Stage 1 is to what I am referring - 09 WRX. On the butt dyno would I notice a difference - especially with torque? And what...
  11. Just sold my mustang, bought a wrx! have some questions

    New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone, new to the wrx world.Some mods were done to the car when i got it and have some questions 2006 Subaru WRX. 63xx miles. Tinted tailights Tsudo Cat Back exhaust STi V limited front lip Carbon Fiber trunk - Painted Blue (has 8 holes in it, horribly plugged and want to replace)...
  12. Stage 1 vs 2 - And Exhaust Question

    Engine Modifications
    Hi guys, 09 WRX owner. Was looking at the Perrin Stage 1, and Stage 2. Stage 2 - 68 ft lbs 46 whp, Stage 1 - 54 ft lbs 38 whp. But wow the difference in cost is like $1300, for a gain of 14 ft lbs and 7 whp, worth it? I personally do not like the sound of the Perrin exhaust so probably doesn't...
  13. 2008 WRX Perrin Stage 1 Observations/ Question

    Tuning: Electronic Engine Management
    Just installed last week, simple flash and Perrin overnight shipping for the price of ground shipping was much appreciated. Got the 93 octane map with a target boost of 17 psi (sea level). My initial driving impressions were mixed. The surge of power around 2500-3000 is impressive, but rather...
  14. Newbie AccessPort Question: Cobb Vs Perrin

    Engine Modifications
    Hey guys, hoping you can help. I am newbie to this so be easy on me. Was looking at the Cobb AccessPort as well as the Perrin. Probably Stage 1 due to $. Just seems that there is a significant advantage in power gains with the Perrin, why would that be? Especially at Stage 1, the Access Ports...
  15. Did some flashing today...

    Tuning: Electronic Engine Management an empty parking lot, with the Accessport I bought yesterday. Nearly went Stage 2, but with my 3 or 4 month work trip starting soon, I figured I'd wait. Just another "my impression" thread to turn up in a search :rotfl: Dead simple to connect the hardware (could be done in 20 seconds or...