Goob's Saabaru part II

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by goob_os101 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 12:07 pm

What would happen if I ran without an EBCS vs running an EBCS with the map Julian did for you? Would that map need to be reworked if I ran an EBCS?

Will I need a walbro fuel pump?

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by drwrx » Tue Sep 25, 2012 2:30 pm

You could not run my MAP with a 3 port. It would HAVE to be redone. I don't know anyone who has, but I would expect the turbo would overboost like crazy.

The wastegate parameters change when any solenoid change occurs. In ROM Raider, you set the wastegate parameters with maximums. Most 3-port EBCS will allow boost levels of 80+lbs of boost, whereas the stock 2 port gets a bit flaky at much above 18 lbs on the smaller TD04 sized turbos, and 21 lbs on the vf39 / 43 / 48 / 52 series turbos. Or it may not let them reach anywhere near that threshold. Like mine or Jason's.

With my current map and a the stock 2 port bcs I'm hitting just over 15lbs and dropping to just under 14lbs. I also have my wastegate actuator about as tight as it gets.

You will not need a fuel pump unless you go to a lager turbo, and then you would need larger injectors as well. A path I cannot recommend.

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by goob_os101 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 2:55 pm

So, no need to get an ebcs yet if I use your map?

just need to order the headers and find a STI splitter

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by drwrx » Tue Sep 25, 2012 4:15 pm

If you are going to use my MAP, I would not let the splitter stop you from installing the rest of your parts.
If someone brings a Tactrix and Julian has the MAP and his laptop, you can just flash and go.
Pick-up the splitter whenever.

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by goob_os101 » Tue Sep 25, 2012 4:58 pm

Splitter on its way...

just want to make sure I do not need the EBCS?

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by drwrx » Tue Sep 25, 2012 5:17 pm

You do not NEED it.
If you want to run maximum boost with maximum stability, than it is worth having.

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by goob_os101 » Thu Sep 27, 2012 10:21 am

Tires are in and look awesome, but so skinny...I miss my 245s

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by Raven » Thu Sep 27, 2012 11:50 am

I'm rocking 185s :P
All my cars have drum brakes and are sub 200 hp, what am I doing with my life?
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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by goob_os101 » Mon Oct 01, 2012 3:47 pm

So who would be willing to lend a hand with the stage II madness install?

I have a heated oversized 2 car garage out near Clifton that we can do the install.

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by zaxrex » Tue Oct 02, 2012 11:38 am

If you can help me source a propshaft and bearing, I'm in.
Patience is the ability to idle your motor when you feel like stripping your gears

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by goob_os101 » Thu Oct 11, 2012 11:12 pm

After doing more research I am going to skip the headers...so I am ready to go stage 2...all hands on deck!

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by goob_os101 » Mon Oct 15, 2012 4:30 pm

I am looking at the Grimmspeed Subaru Exhaust Gaskets
22% Thicker than OEM Gaskets with a 304 Stainless Steel Fire Ring

Package Contents:
•(2) Engine to Exhaust Manifold Gaskets
•(2) Exhaust Manifold to Crosspipe Gaskets
•(1) Exhaust Manifold to Up Pipe Gasket
•(1) Up Pipe to Turbo Gasket
•(1) Turbo to Downpipe Gasket
•(1) 3" Downpipe to Cat-Back Gasket (don't need since I am keeping the stock cat and have another 2.5" gasket)

Is this all I need?

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by zaxrex » Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:37 pm

Wow, going through all that work just to put gaskets on a stock exhaust?
If you are hell bent on doing that, then at least save yourself some work and leave the crossover section alone and don't touch those gaskets.
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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by goob_os101 » Tue Oct 16, 2012 4:42 pm

If the stock gaskets are in good condition I will let them be.

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by zaxrex » Fri Oct 19, 2012 7:46 pm

By the time you 'check the gaskets', you have already taken the pipes apart and might as well replace them.
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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by goob_os101 » Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:53 pm

okay...I have all the goodies to go stage II

STI up pipe
Bosal shorty dp
STI TMIC
STI splitter
Autometer pro comp boost gauge
WRXtra boost gauge instal kit
GT SPEC gaskets (2x header, header/up, up/turbo and turbo/dp)

Who can lend a hand and when will be good for you?

I also bought new rotors and pads...may come in handy

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by Sabre » Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:48 am

My weekends suck right now :( If I get one free, I'll try to lend a hand!
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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by TRANS4M » Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:55 am

Just let me know the date and I'll try to make it work.
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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by drwrx » Thu Nov 01, 2012 1:09 pm

I will not have a weekend free until mid January.

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by goob_os101 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:17 am

might be picking up a Tanabe Medalion Touring CBE for the Saabaru. The STI CBE is just too quite
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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by TRANS4M » Fri Jan 04, 2013 10:51 am

How are the brakes treating you?

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by goob_os101 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 2:11 pm

Brakes are great!

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by goob_os101 » Tue Apr 23, 2013 10:12 am

dipped my wheels and added a Thule rack...basket and bike rack coming soon.

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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by iceyinferno » Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:36 pm

looking good :)
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Re: Goob's Saabaru part II

Post by drwrx » Tue Apr 23, 2013 5:21 pm

goob_os101 wrote:might be picking up a Tanabe Medalion Touring CBE for the Saabaru. The STI CBE is just too quite
You might just want to look for a 2.5" intermediate pipe. Daddy's has the Stromung piece for $158.
http://www.daddysscp.com/Stromung_2_5_I ... sw500x.htm

Once you put the shorty down-pipe on, the exhaust note will open-up noticeably. And you say your mid-pipe cat is gutted as well.
Trust me, you will want some muffling in there. And while the Tanabe Medallion isn't a really "loud" exhaust, it isn't quiet either. Especially not running completely catless.

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