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Old 08-30-2019, 11:21 AM   #51
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Curious who your new tuner is? I'm Mikey tuned with an FP Blue on stock block making 425/355 on 22psi and Flex and car has been problem free for over 12k miles.
The tuner from the shop that build my car. I let it to them because I dont want any oh they did this worng or that wrong. And then I'm stuck in the middle. With a **** driving car. The problem started bc my stock blew up and made a hole on top of about 80% of the surface of the engine. So a lot of things had to be replaced. But now I did some data logging and they said that is fuel related. Because it's going from target pressure up +200psi, then down -100 from target, then +100, then -300 etc. So it's going up and down and doesnt stay ready idk why. I have the fuel pump there, but I dont know if it could be that the HPFP is bad or something, because they say it should be able to go to almost 3k psi or around there. So I got the MAP 4bar sensor today. I cant install it and tune it till next week because of Hurricane Dorian 😩🙄. So now gotta prepare and wait for the best and then focus on the car again 🤷*♂️
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Old 08-30-2019, 11:27 AM   #52
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It definitely sounds like you have a sub-par tune and/or something is wrong with the car. Definitely follow-up with the tuner. Data log when it happens and send it to the tuner. They should be able to fix the tune or at least point you in the direction of what may be wrong with your build.

If you aren't happy with your tune, send the data log to another tuner and have them review it. I'm sure they'll be willing to take a look at it, have you fix any problems (if needed) and then take your money to make the tune better

I know there's a lot of "fan boy" favorites on these forums when it comes to tuners, but I only have great things to say about my experience with Ron's e-tuning.
Yeah well the build technically was done by the shop. Bc before it blew it was pushing good and healthy numbers. So if something is wrong there is the shops problem. But also if the tune is also wrong is also the shop. We did some data logging on E70 and they told me to try and lower the E to about E50, bc they said that these car are more happy at around E50-E60 and that that should fix the problem, i called it bs. So I tried refueling completely with 93 Oct and E dropped to E16 and is still doing the same. So ik it's not the fuel content nor the fuel pressure bc it's still the same. But technically they said mixture is leaning out when I'm getting into high boost. But I dont see no knock. Just saying.
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Old 08-30-2019, 12:01 PM   #53
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The tuner from the shop that build my car. I let it to them because I dont want any oh they did this worng or that wrong. And then I'm stuck in the middle. With a **** driving car. The problem started bc my stock blew up and made a hole on top of about 80% of the surface of the engine. So a lot of things had to be replaced. But now I did some data logging and they said that is fuel related. Because it's going from target pressure up +200psi, then down -100 from target, then +100, then -300 etc. So it's going up and down and doesnt stay ready idk why. I have the fuel pump there, but I dont know if it could be that the HPFP is bad or something, because they say it should be able to go to almost 3k psi or around there. So I got the MAP 4bar sensor today. I cant install it and tune it till next week because of Hurricane Dorian 😩🙄. So now gotta prepare and wait for the best and then focus on the car again 🤷*♂️
They said fuel pressure should be around 3k psi?
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Old 08-30-2019, 12:37 PM   #54
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The stock hpfp doesn't do well with ethanol contents over E60. It can certainly start to stick and cause issues. But I'd expect that to resolve shortly after switching back to 93.

Lucas makes an ethanol fuel condition that helps lubricate the fuel system in hopes of preventing issues. Some claim to have had good results with it.
https://www.amazon.com/Lucas-Oil-105.../dp/B004FW77F0

I ran ~E50 for almost 30k miles without any issues.. I could never bring myself to run a tank of 91 after making the switch. There's little power to be had going over E50-E60.

I didn't see it in your mod list, but I assumed that you were running an aftermarket in-tank LPFP. If not, I highly recommend investing in the AEM340 or DW300c. They'll provide more fuel and are more importantly ethanol compatible.
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Old 08-30-2019, 05:01 PM   #55
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ETS, SteamSpeed has several options, Killer B has a setup but I'm not sure if its been released.
Our fury turbo kit is out. You can find it here. https://www.killerbmotorsport.net/fa...-kit.html.html
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Old 08-30-2019, 11:17 PM   #56
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They said fuel pressure should be around 3k psi?
Yup that's what they said...
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Old 08-30-2019, 11:20 PM   #57
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The stock hpfp doesn't do well with ethanol contents over E60. It can certainly start to stick and cause issues. But I'd expect that to resolve shortly after switching back to 93.

Lucas makes an ethanol fuel condition that helps lubricate the fuel system in hopes of preventing issues. Some claim to have had good results with it.
https://www.amazon.com/Lucas-Oil-105.../dp/B004FW77F0

I ran ~E50 for almost 30k miles without any issues.. I could never bring myself to run a tank of 91 after making the switch. There's little power to be had going over E50-E60.

I didn't see it in your mod list, but I assumed that you were running an aftermarket in-tank LPFP. If not, I highly recommend investing in the AEM340 or DW300c. They'll provide more fuel and are more importantly ethanol compatible.
Yeah idk I may have forgotten to put it. But yeah I have the AEM340 with the Dws instalation kit.

And i used to run E50 b4 doing all of this and it was just fine. Normally I'd do Ethanol for like a week or two and then 93 oct.

Now doesnt matter if it's got some or no E is still doing the same. Just gotta wait for next week, hopefully and after the hurricane has passed and hasn't created too much damage so I can take it back to the shop and have them check it.
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Old 09-01-2019, 07:25 PM   #58
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Our fury turbo kit is out. You can find it here. https://www.killerbmotorsport.net/fa...-kit.html.html
How come there isn't an option to not add on the charge pipe?
Assuming most people are upgrading to a fmic anyways.
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Old 09-01-2019, 07:58 PM   #59
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FP Blue. Looks like stock block, someone correct me if I am wrong.

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Old 09-01-2019, 10:37 PM   #60
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FP Blue. Looks like stock block, someone correct me if I am wrong.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBXUZDqYiRY
Stock Block stock trans
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Old 09-02-2019, 10:59 AM   #61
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Stock Block stock trans
Awesome display of the potential our blocks have. But I would caution against doing this on stock block for anyone reading this thread lol

A bunch of noobiez to the fa20 game read these forums and take 502whp on stock block like gospel PROOF that they can do it too... maybe but not for very long
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Old 09-02-2019, 11:22 AM   #62
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Another one.
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Old 09-03-2019, 02:38 PM   #63
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Ok so that's your personal car right? Built block?
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Old 09-15-2019, 07:01 PM   #64
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Hey guys it's me again. So for the last update I was going to install the 4 BAR MAP sensor from Omni Power. Well we tried that but it looks like there is no sign of the calibrations for it all over the www. I've been trying to figure it out but have to wait for next week to try some offsets and multipliers conbinations and see if it works. But as of right now we had to put the stocker back. Do you guys have any idea or any page where I can find this calibrations for this sensor?
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Are you tuning the car yourself?
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Found these, maybe they'll get you close? If the shop that's tuning your can't figure this out then you should start looking for another tuner...

Omni Power:
https://www.iapdirect.com/images/T/calibrations.pdf

Perrin by Omni Power:
https://61bfba21cfb27d3414b0-33d7980...sp_sen_100.pdf
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How come there isn't an option to not add on the charge pipe?
Assuming most people are upgrading to a fmic anyways.
The charge-pipe is not included. We offer it as an option, but I honestly can't remember the last time we sold one. Most when going this route are FMIC.
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Old 09-16-2019, 09:25 AM   #68
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My tuner and local shop builds turbos and kits for Subarus and is releasing one soon.

BCP FA20 X500 is what they are calling it, supposedly 400whp reliably on stock block (proper tuning of course)

https://www.instagram.com/p/B2CN4lNH..._web_copy_link
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My tuner and local shop builds turbos and kits for Subarus and is releasing one soon.

BCP FA20 X500 is what they are calling it, supposedly 400whp reliably on stock block (proper tuning of course)

https://www.instagram.com/p/B2CN4lNH..._web_copy_link
I'm sure the stock block can handle it fine, the connecting rods on the other hand I questions about it. Likely any reputable tuner would limit a 400whp tune to keep the torque below 350 ft lbs as everyone knows how weak the stock rods are.
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I'm sure the stock block can handle it fine, the connecting rods on the other hand I questions about it. Likely any reputable tuner would limit a 400whp tune to keep the torque below 350 ft lbs as everyone knows how weak the stock rods are.
My current tune only makes 349whp/317wtq on E60 per my request from them. So my experience with the shop has been positive and the turbo builder they use has been doing their EJ kits for years.

The car with the prototype kit is local, maybe I'll run into him ask him about the kit.
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looks like CompTurbo also has a bolt on turbo for our cars.
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Old 09-18-2019, 04:21 PM   #72
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Would it be possible to swap with a stock STI single scroll turbo & exhaust for more (but not monsterous) gains?
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Old 09-18-2019, 04:31 PM   #73
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No. But you would definitely lose power by purposefully using inferior technology.
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And here I am wishing that I had a JDM EJ207 twin scroll setup for my STI..

bizzlezx10r, you should look into SoCal Porting if you want more power while retaining an OEM-ish turbo (retains the factory Garrett housing).
https://socalporting.com/v3-fa-wrx/
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And here I am wishing that I had a JDM EJ207 twin scroll setup for my STI..

bizzlezx10r, you should look into SoCal Porting if you want more power while retaining an OEM-ish turbo (retains the factory Garrett housing).
https://socalporting.com/v3-fa-wrx/
Thanks bud will do!

Was pretty much asking for OP, i don't wanna push the stock block too hard with all the issues our motors have.
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