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Forum: Members' Journals   05-19-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 371
  ('03-'05) my 600whp forester
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Posted By forester06x
Looks sick. Is the hood going to clear that...

Looks sick. Is the hood going to clear that charge pipe? I can't tell if it's attached or just placed loosely in the engine bay.
Forum: Miscellaneous For Sale   05-19-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,210
Posted By forester06x
I sent money but am not on the order list on the...

I sent money but am not on the order list on the first page. Also wondering when the shirts will be sent out.
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   05-19-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By forester06x
If it held any pressure, you might just have a...

If it held any pressure, you might just have a cracked valve. Bad timing is essentially why engines are destroyed when timing components break. The pistons smack valves.
Forum: Members' Journals   05-19-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 101,686
Posted By forester06x
I think those are the motor itself.

I think those are the motor itself.
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   05-16-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By forester06x
They run up to the fuel pump area, which is...

They run up to the fuel pump area, which is actually under the cargo flooring near the passenger side rear seatback.
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   05-16-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 176
Posted By forester06x
I have a 4EAT starter for cheap if you want it. ...

I have a 4EAT starter for cheap if you want it. Pinion gear looks good and the case is clean.

That does sound like the pinion gear attempting to engage and then just grinding against the...
Forum: Members' Journals   05-15-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 2,256
Views: 150,116
Posted By forester06x
That's brutal :lol:

That's brutal :lol:
Forum: Members' Journals   05-15-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 101,686
Posted By forester06x
I had never considered using the Millenia's...

I had never considered using the Millenia's supercharger. You bring up a lot of interesting points...yes, twin screw blowers are much more efficient than roots blowers. I did not plan to modify the...
Forum: Members' Journals   05-15-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 371
  ('03-'05) my 600whp forester
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Posted By forester06x
Oh god. Truth.

Oh god. Truth.
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   05-15-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 89
  ('03-'05) N/A build!
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Posted By forester06x
All bark and no bite for this one. I mean come...

All bark and no bite for this one. I mean come on, planning a 12:1 build and didn't know what variable valve timing is? Go forced induction, kids.
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   05-15-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 766
Posted By forester06x
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Suspension and Handling   05-11-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 239
Posted By forester06x
Choppy? Did you get an alignment?

Choppy? Did you get an alignment?
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   05-11-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1
  ('98-'00) engine performance
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Posted By forester06x
You need major modifications to make any...

You need major modifications to make any noticeable improvement in performance. Delta cam regrinds will give you a little kick in the pants, but if you need more than that you're going to have to go...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   05-11-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 766
Posted By forester06x
It's mainly the preparation you do to the heads...

It's mainly the preparation you do to the heads and the block, not the gaskets themselves. The MLS gaskets are superior, but that doesn't make much of a difference if the block is warped from...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   05-10-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 278
Posted By forester06x
All of this, except I always change the water...

All of this, except I always change the water pump at the timing belt service interval. Even so, most of them still feel solid, as in, "I can go 50K more miles easily" solid.
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   05-07-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 167
Posted By forester06x
Rattling means there definitely was some...

Rattling means there definitely was some piston-on-valve action.
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   05-04-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 89
  ('03-'05) N/A build!
Views: 8,923
Posted By forester06x
Not sure. Most budget NA builds always die out.

Not sure. Most budget NA builds always die out.
Forum: Eastern Forum   05-03-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 11,725
Posted By forester06x
Wish I could have been there :(

Wish I could have been there :(
Forum: Eastern Forum   04-30-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 11,725
Posted By forester06x
Thank you, I would be extremely grateful. I'd...

Thank you, I would be extremely grateful. I'd bring my Tactrix and tuning laptop with me as well.
Forum: Eastern Forum   04-28-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 11,725
Posted By forester06x
I'm having some tuning issues as well..hopefully...

I'm having some tuning issues as well..hopefully I'll work them out before DGM otherwise I'm out. Can't have this thing unreliable on the highway when I'm driving alone :(
Forum: Eastern Forum   04-24-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 11,725
Posted By forester06x
I might be back down to a "maybe"...

I might be back down to a "maybe" status...complications with summer job.
Forum: Members' Journals   04-23-2015, 08:04 AM
Replies: 371
  ('03-'05) my 600whp forester
Views: 31,564
Posted By forester06x
Brutal. :lol: Please get a NA...

Brutal. :lol:


Please get a NA non-scooped hood, I'm begging you.
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   04-20-2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,384
Posted By forester06x
It works, but it'll throw codes, including an ATF...

It works, but it'll throw codes, including an ATF temp code that'll make your radiator fans run on full blast all the time. It will also lock you out of your ECU if you're trying to tune it. The...
Forum: Eastern Forum   04-20-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 11,725
Posted By forester06x
I'll have a car full of clothes and stuff from...

I'll have a car full of clothes and stuff from unpacking my college dorm, as well as a 60lb subwoofer box in the rear hatch. Should be interesting having that stuff fly around the cabin while...
Forum: The Relatives   04-13-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 5,126
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: 5,126
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: 124
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: 5,126
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: 643
Posted By forester06x
:Banane37::bananapowerslide:

:Banane37::bananapowerslide:
Forum: Members' Journals   04-06-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 101,686
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/
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