Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Thursday February 22, 2024
Home Forums Images WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
NASIOC
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC Technical > Factory 2.0L Turbo Powertrain (EJ Series Factory 2.0L Turbo)

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.







* As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. 
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads. 
 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 10-17-2002, 07:09 PM   #1
nycivicsi
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 26743
Join Date: Oct 2002
Default Possibly buying a WRX....need some hardcore tech info.

how are you all doing, my name is pete, i'm a "newbie" and i'm tired of this peice of shiet, torqueless crapbox i'm driving right now and my lease is up in feb. so i'm thinking of moving up to a WRX. the 350z is just beyond my price range, and with the f-body gone (all firebirds have been sold....i already tried) the WRX is the next fastest car in the $24k price range. so i'm seriously considering buying one.....well, leasing one.

so since i'm only gonna be leasing it, obviously these big expensive $2500 "power packages" are out of the question. but being a full out retarded car-guy i KNOW i wont be able to keep the wrx COMPLETELY stock. i will change the wheels (already have a set of konig verdicts we never put on the g/f's RSX) and tint the windows of course, and that greddy lip is looking mighty tempting......but that's bout all i'll do......i NEED to restrain myself. so here's what i want to know. what are the stock timing and fuel management systems on the WRX, and how much added boost can they take. in other words, if i bump the boost up to 16-18psi (if the stock turbo is efficient at these boost levels....i'm not sure, please fill me in) will the stock fuel delivery system compensate for the added air, or is a booster pump, and/or new injectors and an FMU needed. also, is there a factory boost timing retard? if not, is it distributor, or coil-packs, if it's coil packs, how can i go about adjusting the timing without buying a $1000 piggy back unit.

thank you for your information. although low 14's in stock trim is enticing, i'd like to have a mid-13 sec. daily driver, but i'd like to do it cheaply (MBC, BOV....done) and with parts i can easily remove and sell when the lease is up. i'd like to buy the car and mod the crap out of it, but i'm in the middle of building a 1967 firebird resto-mod street car that will run 10's on spray and 11's on muscle, so funds need to be distributed properly i just need the low down on all the technical workings of a WRX, the kinda stuff that a dealer just wouldnt know. so i figured i'd come to the pros sorry if these are FAQ's, but i just dont have time to search the entire site for an answer to all my questions (i already tried).

-Pete
nycivicsi is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Thinking of buying new car. Need some info godfather2112 Rocky Mountains Impreza Club Forum -- RMIC 13 05-09-2010 04:36 PM
Looking To Buy A Wrx...need Some Help KillswitchEngage Newbies & FAQs 7 05-15-2004 05:00 PM
Looking To Buy A Wrx ...need Some Help KillswitchEngage Motorsports 5 05-14-2004 02:20 PM
Looking To Buy A Wrx ...need Some Help KillswitchEngage Newbies & FAQs 2 05-14-2004 02:20 PM
I'm going to buy a WRX - need some advice on a dealer... tshah Bay Area Impreza Club Forum -- BAIC 25 07-30-2002 01:00 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:05 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2024 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2019, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.

As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

When you click on links to various merchants on this site and make a purchase, this can result in this site earning a commission
Affiliate programs and affiliations include, but are not limited to, the eBay Partner Network.