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  1. Transmission & AWD
    Hello, back in feb of this year i bought a wrx which trans blew out a month after. Went ahead and got a new one and a new clutch kit. With the new trans and clutch kit installed, the car ran for about a week until it started this whining noise when accelerating. Basically it feels like the...
  2. Engine Modifications
    Hello, I have a 2002 Subaru WRX with 28k miles on the engine a new stock turbo and new hoses all around. It seems when I try to get on my throttle that I look at my boost gauges it says that I'm running 11 psi but feels like I'm still driving before the boost hit. So I'm saying basically it...
  3. Engine Performance
    I have a 02 wrx sedan, ever since I got a new oem TD-04 installed on the car the car has been bucking or stuttering past 80% give or take throttle I tried to play with the turbo flange but only seemed to make things worse so I undid the adjustment and now it’s back to bucking. When I had a...
  4. Engine Performance
    I have a 2002 wrx sedan, and I have over the last year completely refurbished the long block. The short block still remains untouched but aside from a few things on the motor most things have been replaced such as lines, gaskets, timing+ water pump, etc. every since I had the car fixed or in...
  5. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Long story short I have a 02 wrx Ej205 JDM swap non AVCS Invidia downpipe K&N intake Boost gauge Stage 2 clutch CEL for p1507 Changed the iacv and checked it was working. also cleaned it Checked for vacuum leaks, only a very minor one at intake manifold Oil leak from oil return line Car...
  6. Powertrain
    I’m having trouble finding any information about this hopefully you guys can help. I just bought a 2nd bugeye and I noticed in the new one I’m running around 3,500-3,8000rpm close to 70mph. Where as in the old car it was closer to 3,000rpm at 70mph. It’s a very noticeable difference and the only...
  7. 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...
  8. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Installed a CAI from Cobb on my 02 wrx and put on a new catback. noticing a loud whistling noise from exhaust when turbo kicks in, is this normal? ----> Video
  9. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    So i have a 2002 wrx sedan vf39 turbo with only a cobb intake and i’ve been having problems where when i drive the car, it studders when i hit the higher rpms of gears and sometimes it’s worse than other times and there has been times when it hasn’t rlly done it at all but i have a boost gauge...
  10. Maintenance, service, and repair
    I have an 02 wrx bugeye with a cobb intake on it and everything else is pretty much stock. I have been having an issue where when i rev the car it has a very bad lag/hesitation and when driving the car and getting to the higher rpm's the car starts to jerk back and fourth and hesitate. When...
  11. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    I recently bought a 2002 WRX, (ej205) I bought with a known head gasket issue, and a couple other issues and it has 155k miles on it. I know these engine don’t have head gasket issues like the ej25’s so I was wondering if it was even that big of an issue. The car doesn’t have too many signs of a...
  12. 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...
  13. Maintenance, service, and repair
    Hey guys , hope everyone is doing fine .New to this , but I am having a bit of a power issue . I replaced my alternator/power steering belt due to it squealing . Disconnect my battery , loosen the tensioner bolt and got a new belt at the auto part store (I took the belt to match the same length...
  14. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    I have a 2002 wrx with a 2008 sti motor. Recently while I have been driving and I kick it into neutral to start cruising or I put the clutch in to downshift, my car completely turns off. All of the the lights of the dash pop up and I have to pull really hard on the steering wheel to get it to...
  15. Maintenance, service, and repair
    Ive been having this problem where i hear this extremely loud rattling noise coming from the front of my 02 wrx wagon. At first i thought it was the heatshield rattling because its pretty loose but the noise only happens when i let off the gas. Any suggestions or similar problems???
  16. New Member Introductions
    Just got a beautiful ‘02 wrx wagon clean as hell has a some stuff done to it has a stage 1 tune with a Cobb accessport a mishimoto radiator hyperflow intercooler but I really wanna get this thing banging so any insight would be helpful also what is the best oil to use for the wrx?
  17. Builds
    Hey guys I got my 02 wrx bot a year a go and as of recently I have gone and wrecked the block. I went to the local rockers and got an Ej25 single cam (if that makes a difference) and I've torn it down and put my heads on it( after getting the machine shop to work them abit for me) but now the...
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