('09-'13) Superacerc's Garage/Journal - Page 8 - Subaru Forester Owners Forum
User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
post #106 of 1948 (permalink) Old 07-05-2012, 08:20 PM Thread Starter
Forum Member
Contributing Member
 
Superacerc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Juneau, AK
Posts: 3,311
Car Year: 2009
Car Model: 2.5xt w/ td05-20g
Transmission: 4EAT
Upsolute chip tuning did the tune out of austria, but the guy who pulled the chip out and reflashed it through them runs a european car tuning shop. Only works on porsche, audi vw, ferrari etc...

Can't remember his name. That was back in 2006.

TD05-20g @ 24psi with Stage II AWDTUNING Block
Superacerc's Journal
Superacerc is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #107 of 1948 (permalink) Old 07-11-2012, 07:04 PM Thread Starter
Forum Member
Contributing Member
 
Superacerc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Juneau, AK
Posts: 3,311
Car Year: 2009
Car Model: 2.5xt w/ td05-20g
Transmission: 4EAT
Something for you guys to drool over.....

Took out the F100 today cause it has to go in the shop for some work. Gave it a quick clean and shine before taking it in.


TD05-20g @ 24psi with Stage II AWDTUNING Block
Superacerc's Journal
Superacerc is online now  
post #108 of 1948 (permalink) Old 07-26-2012, 08:18 PM Thread Starter
Forum Member
Contributing Member
 
Superacerc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Juneau, AK
Posts: 3,311
Car Year: 2009
Car Model: 2.5xt w/ td05-20g
Transmission: 4EAT
Sorry this isn't quite subaru related but it deals with the stuff in my garage.

The f100 got a tune up and is now running like a top once again. The carb needed rebuilding and some valve adjustments. I drove it to work today and the power steering pump gave out(well it was the part attached to the steering rack not pump itself. So thats getting replaced. While its in the shop a couple days I figured id have the rear differential gear size changed out. It was getting horrible city mileage cause I have to floor it from stop lights which causes it to sip a little too much fuel(Is 7.5mpg really all that bad?). The diff was way too tall for this engine(2.50:1), but it was free after all.

The shop is changing it out to a conservative 3.25:1 ratio with an eaton limited slip thrown in as well. That should give me better city mileage and quite a bit more pep and grip for that 7.5L ford engine.

Sorry for buying you guys with non subaru news.

TD05-20g @ 24psi with Stage II AWDTUNING Block
Superacerc's Journal
Superacerc is online now  
post #109 of 1948 (permalink) Old 07-26-2012, 09:17 PM
Forum Member
 
Wessneroo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Atlanta, Knoxville, Greenville
Posts: 4,761
Car Year: 2006
Car Model: XT Limited
Transmission: 4EAT
No worries. I enjoy reading about other people's classic cars, hot rods, etc. That F100 is absolutely beautiful!
Wessneroo is offline  
post #110 of 1948 (permalink) Old 07-27-2012, 08:04 AM Thread Starter
Forum Member
Contributing Member
 
Superacerc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Juneau, AK
Posts: 3,311
Car Year: 2009
Car Model: 2.5xt w/ td05-20g
Transmission: 4EAT
Just ordered a walbro 255. Probably get it on tuesday or wednesday. Inching toward my turbo upgrade.

TD05-20g @ 24psi with Stage II AWDTUNING Block
Superacerc's Journal
Superacerc is online now  
post #111 of 1948 (permalink) Old 07-27-2012, 12:54 PM
Forum Member
 
nate_fisher's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: upstate ny
Posts: 3,028
Car Year: 2011
Car Model: turbotek tuned fxt
Transmission: 4eat sport shift
Wow i went down that path with the walbro the fitment wasnt good even after i altered it with a dremel. I would just go with the dw65c direct drop in from dietchwerks.
nate_fisher is offline  
post #112 of 1948 (permalink) Old 07-27-2012, 01:40 PM Thread Starter
Forum Member
Contributing Member
 
Superacerc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Juneau, AK
Posts: 3,311
Car Year: 2009
Car Model: 2.5xt w/ td05-20g
Transmission: 4EAT
Too late now. Ill see how it goes.

TD05-20g @ 24psi with Stage II AWDTUNING Block
Superacerc's Journal
Superacerc is online now  
post #113 of 1948 (permalink) Old 07-29-2012, 10:15 AM
Forum Member
 
XT+WRX's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Western Massachusetts
Posts: 31
Car Year: 2011
Car Model: Forester XT
Transmission: 4EAT
I second the DW65. Easy install. I just love hearing the whirring sound the pump makes right before firing the xt up. But of course with all your sound proofing you might not hear it.
XT+WRX is offline  
post #114 of 1948 (permalink) Old 07-29-2012, 12:17 PM
Forum Member
 
nate_fisher's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: upstate ny
Posts: 3,028
Car Year: 2011
Car Model: turbotek tuned fxt
Transmission: 4eat sport shift
Yes i neverliked the fitment of the walbro you have to smash it in there and crush the sock and make sure you double up on the o rings. I hated it so much i bought a new pump housing and the dw65c. I always had a problem with it bleeding the pressure and taking a while on cold sarts to build pressure. There are alot of write ups on the install and alot of people have good luck with it just take your time.
nate_fisher is offline  
post #115 of 1948 (permalink) Old 07-29-2012, 03:49 PM Thread Starter
Forum Member
Contributing Member
 
Superacerc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Juneau, AK
Posts: 3,311
Car Year: 2009
Car Model: 2.5xt w/ td05-20g
Transmission: 4EAT
Thanks for the info nate,

Are you making fun of my quiet car XT+WRX?

TD05-20g @ 24psi with Stage II AWDTUNING Block
Superacerc's Journal
Superacerc is online now  
post #116 of 1948 (permalink) Old 07-30-2012, 12:18 PM
Forum Member
 
nate_fisher's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: upstate ny
Posts: 3,028
Car Year: 2011
Car Model: turbotek tuned fxt
Transmission: 4eat sport shift
no prob and you can pm me any questions i have taken the pump housing out and seperated it 4 times on my car and did 2 pumps on my friends sti's so ive been around the block a couple times with them lol.
nate_fisher is offline  
post #117 of 1948 (permalink) Old 07-30-2012, 01:32 PM Thread Starter
Forum Member
Contributing Member
 
Superacerc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Juneau, AK
Posts: 3,311
Car Year: 2009
Car Model: 2.5xt w/ td05-20g
Transmission: 4EAT
Sweet. Ill check out the install videos online and if I dont understand something ill hit you up for some info. I appreciate it.

TD05-20g @ 24psi with Stage II AWDTUNING Block
Superacerc's Journal
Superacerc is online now  
post #118 of 1948 (permalink) Old 08-01-2012, 05:12 AM Thread Starter
Forum Member
Contributing Member
 
Superacerc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Juneau, AK
Posts: 3,311
Car Year: 2009
Car Model: 2.5xt w/ td05-20g
Transmission: 4EAT
I got bored this morning and decided to do a bit of online shopping. Picked up a Go Faster Bits Hybrid BPV.



You can vary this hybrid valve from all internal to all atmospheric or anywhere inbetween. Should be fun and hold up to higher pressures when the new turbo arrives.
Looks pretty high quality and Marty and Moog seem to like it on the SH from Mighty Car mods.

TD05-20g @ 24psi with Stage II AWDTUNING Block
Superacerc's Journal
Superacerc is online now  
post #119 of 1948 (permalink) Old 08-01-2012, 02:26 PM Thread Starter
Forum Member
Contributing Member
 
Superacerc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Juneau, AK
Posts: 3,311
Car Year: 2009
Car Model: 2.5xt w/ td05-20g
Transmission: 4EAT
Just got the f100 back. Power steering is working great the new gearing and limited slip locker is perfect! I can drift it around corners with a quick touch of throttle now and still get decent gas milage. Gotta enjoy 440ft-lbs in a truck the size of a ford ranger with nothing in the bed. Hehe...

TD05-20g @ 24psi with Stage II AWDTUNING Block
Superacerc's Journal
Superacerc is online now  
post #120 of 1948 (permalink) Old 08-06-2012, 05:09 PM Thread Starter
Forum Member
Contributing Member
 
Superacerc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Juneau, AK
Posts: 3,311
Car Year: 2009
Car Model: 2.5xt w/ td05-20g
Transmission: 4EAT
Well, I put on the GFB Hybrid Response Valve today and did a few videos to show you guys what it sounds like. (I actually did another one sitting still before it rained but my wife hit the record button at the wrong time and didn't actually record anything. I'll do another one another day to show you what it sounds like sitting still.

This valve is so easy to adjust from full recirc to full atmospheric it rediculous. You just reach in and twist the head and boom it's on a different setting! I love it.

When you first install it you have to adjust the spring for how quick it releases with the provided Hex key/allen wrench. It's super easy. Just warm up the car and then hit the gas and let it come back to idle. If it drops below normal idle it needs to be tightened. I had to put mine down really far from the stock setting.

Videos:
The first one is on half recirc and half atmospheric which is where I'm gonig to leave it I think. At full atmospheric its really loud.




Video 2 is on full atmos:

Had to do this one in Photobucket cause Youtube didn't like it for some reason.
http://s1214.photobucket.com/albums/...t=MVI_4846.mp4

TD05-20g @ 24psi with Stage II AWDTUNING Block
Superacerc's Journal

Last edited by Superacerc; 08-10-2012 at 07:47 AM.
Superacerc is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Subaru Forester Owners Forum > General Forums > Member Gallery > Members' Journals

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Subaru Forester Owners Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools Search this Thread
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome