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Old 12-18-2012, 09:30 AM   #6721
amalgrover
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Originally Posted by acumenhokie View Post
The 5th gen Legacy platform is IMO very unique and there is very little real world experience around unlocking what the true potential really is (only sold in the US for 3 years and I'm only aware of 3 people who have done turbo upgrades). Really curious to see how unique things like the following start to behave once you "go big": OEM ELH, Dual AVCS, bottom mount turbo (no up-pipe, full boost by 2800rpms) and 6 speed WRX transmission (5 speed WRX with shaved cogs to fit 6 gears in)

I also am curious to see how the new style routing effects performance, but as far as ELH, dual AVCS, and low-mount turbos, the experience and knowledge of HOW to go about extracting the power is defintely there. The low-mount turbo setup may be new to an OEM Subaru, but guys have been doing low-mount setups for a long time now.


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Originally Posted by acumenhokie View Post
Already added a boost gauge and will likely add wideband and oil pressure (but might pull them from the AP real-time initially).

The afr from the accessport is not accurate during open loop fueling. A wideband will be needed to get accurate readings of the afr.


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Originally Posted by acumenhokie View Post
Nobody has experience turning 5th gens and there is no open source. I called IAG about tuning the other day and they've had 1 5th gen there ever and it was just being tuned for an exhaust. There is no open source for the 5th gen so don't really have an option there (I'm already running Cobb AP with 3" AVO TBE).

You are incorrect here sir . There is definitely opensource support for 5th gen's, and there are definitely some guys over on romraider that have already been tuning them for a little while now. Generally, as far as subarus go, if there is accessport support, opensource is either already there or quickly follows it. Also, if you have the ability to use the accessport, then you have the ability to be tuned by anyone with the race tuner licensing for multiple vehicles.
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