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Forum: The Relatives   04-13-2015, 12:37 PM
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Posted By forester06x
Come on guys, let's keep the flaming to a...

Come on guys, let's keep the flaming to a minimum. This isn't That Other Place.


Also, it's pretty much an accepted fact that it's not cheap to make big power with a Subaru. That's just the...
Forum: The Relatives   04-12-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,622
Posted By forester06x
I will agree that the Subaru ECU is...

I will agree that the Subaru ECU is extraordinarily easy to tune, I know, I open source tune myself. I wouldn't say it's "maxed out" at 300 HP...but the EcoBoost undoubtedly has more headroom.
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   04-12-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 89
Posted By forester06x
It won't hurt anything.

It won't hurt anything.
Forum: The Relatives   04-12-2015, 10:01 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,622
Posted By forester06x
The Focus RS will destroy the STi in every...

The Focus RS will destroy the STi in every possible sector, except maybe quality of the AWD system. It has much more tuning potential and looks sexy, to boot.

Not sure why we're comparing turbo...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   04-07-2015, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By forester06x
:Banane37::bananapowerslide:

:Banane37::bananapowerslide:
Forum: Members' Journals   04-06-2015, 07:47 PM
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Posted By forester06x
My supercharging master thread is now up. :grin2:...

My supercharging master thread is now up. :grin2:


http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f66/so-you-want-supercharge-your-forester-463785/
Forum: Eastern Forum   04-06-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,108
Posted By forester06x
Yikes, I won't make it for Friday, I'll be in...

Yikes, I won't make it for Friday, I'll be in Louisville then. I'll drive back early Saturday morning.
Forum: Vehicles For Sale   04-06-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
  FS: 07 Forester
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Posted By forester06x
That's a great price, GLWS!

That's a great price, GLWS!
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   04-06-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By forester06x
Well, that's it for now as far as the write-up...

Well, that's it for now as far as the write-up goes. Let me know if anything needs clarification or correction.
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   04-06-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By forester06x
Saved6 just in case.

Saved6 just in case.
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   04-06-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By forester06x
Part 6: Random Notes This section will be...

Part 6: Random Notes

This section will be just random tidbits of information.

-Don't overfill the supercharger oil. I overfilled it and as the supercharger heated up on the freeway (gets hot...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   04-06-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By forester06x
Part 5: Tuning Obviously, there are no...

Part 5: Tuning

Obviously, there are no off-the-shelf maps for this kind of setup. It's extremely unique, so much so that I've had a lot of trouble finding tuners who are willing to touch it. ...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   04-06-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By forester06x
Part 4: Installation This section will cover...

Part 4: Installation

This section will cover some things you'll need to keep in mind with fabrication and installation.

You can't buy mounts for an Eaton M62 to bolt into any Subaru, so you'll...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   04-06-2015, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By forester06x
Part 3: Basic Information About Superchargers ...

Part 3: Basic Information About Superchargers


Now, for some info on superchargers:


There are three main kinds of superchargers: centrifugal, roots, and twin screw. A centrifugal...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   04-06-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By forester06x
Part 2: Basic Information About Boosting the...

Part 2: Basic Information About Boosting the EJ253

This part will cover some basic information about the EJ253.

The non-turbo EJ25 has been in use since the 90s, with the modern MAF-based EJ253...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   04-06-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 349
Posted By forester06x
So you want to supercharge your Forester?

If you've read my build thread, you've seen the journey I embarked on about two years ago to convert my car from a boring, non-turbo, automatic Forester X into a 5MT-swapped, roots supercharged...
Forum: Miscellaneous For Sale   03-30-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,827
Posted By forester06x
Payment sent for a Medium.

Payment sent for a Medium.
Forum: Members' Journals   03-29-2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 98,709
Posted By forester06x
The annual Georgia Tech Auto Show was yesterday. ...

The annual Georgia Tech Auto Show was yesterday. My car got a lot of attention, much more than our '77 Super Beetle! A few people even came up to me and told me that they recognized my car from the...
Forum: Members' Journals   03-29-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2,824
Views: 444,819
Posted By forester06x
Sweet, an Amphicar! President LBJ had one of...

Sweet, an Amphicar! President LBJ had one of these and loved surprising visitors by driving it into the lake shouting that his brakes went out. :lol:


Did it handle like a...boat? :biggrin:
Forum: Members' Journals   03-24-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 98,709
Posted By forester06x
That's a good idea...I remember Gorilla Offroad...

That's a good idea...I remember Gorilla Offroad Company used to make a WRC-style intake that had an air filter right under the hood scoop. Of course, I'd fabricate it myself, seeing as I have all...
Forum: Members' Journals   03-24-2015, 11:55 AM
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Views: 444,819
Posted By forester06x
Nice score. I got an article published on Car...

Nice score. I got an article published on Car Throttle awhile back when they were just a startup, they've grown a lot more popular since then.
Forum: Members' Journals   03-23-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 98,709
Posted By forester06x
Not gonna redo the throttle body adapter. Maybe...

Not gonna redo the throttle body adapter. Maybe I'll just run a hose to it, or take cold air in from the windshield cowl.

It sounds pretty good. The intake tract to the supercharger is short,...
Forum: Members' Journals   03-23-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 98,709
Posted By forester06x
Those are FMIC pipes. :lol: The air filter is...

Those are FMIC pipes. :lol: The air filter is located in one of the hottest parts of the engine bay, I haven't got around to relocating it yet.
Forum: Members' Journals   03-23-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 879
Views: 98,709
Posted By forester06x
http://i1219.photobucket.com/albums/dd439/bassmons...

http://i1219.photobucket.com/albums/dd439/bassmonster14/forester/IMG_0455_zps40e51eae.jpg

This is the current setup. I deleted the power steering pump and used the bracket to hold a custom idler...
Forum: Members' Journals   03-22-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 879
Views: 98,709
Posted By forester06x
Well, I modified my tune a good bit last week. I...

Well, I modified my tune a good bit last week. I pulled timing in some areas and richened up the fuel mixture across the board. IAMs now sit at .875 and the car pulls harder above 3000 RPM, but I'm...
Forum: Suspension and Handling   03-22-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
  ('14+) Bushing = Jello?
Views: 350
Posted By forester06x
That green stuff is waterproof bushing grease.

That green stuff is waterproof bushing grease.
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   03-22-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 120
Posted By forester06x
Worn axle?

Worn axle?
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   03-12-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
  ('03-'05) Suggestions !?
Views: 107
Posted By forester06x
My suggestion? Return to stock if the stock...

My suggestion? Return to stock if the stock header doesn't touch the oil filter...
Forum: Eastern Forum   03-05-2015, 06:17 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,108
Posted By forester06x
I'll be coming from Atlanta.

I'll be coming from Atlanta.
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   03-04-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,722
Posted By forester06x
Some parts like the reverse sensor are applicable...

Some parts like the reverse sensor are applicable to the 6MT.

My car is CAN bus and I haven't messed around with it yet. I was able to delete the TCU and it runs. It will throw a VSS low input...
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