Performance

  1. What do you need to know if you have had a bearing failure?
    What do you need to know if you have had a bearing failure?

    If you have had an engine failure in your Subaru, and it has been diagnosed as a bearing failure, there are a few key pieces of information that you need to know.

    First, what is a bearing f

    Jan 18 2019

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  2. Can't get your Subaru Oil Pump to Prime? What to check and a possible solution.
    Can't get your Subaru Oil Pump to Prime? What to check and a possible solution.

    Right before you start your engine for the first time, one of the last things that you typically do is crank the engine over to build a little oil pressure. On a Subaru, this normally means crankin

    Jan 16 2019

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  3. Comparison of Subaru Gear Sets, WRX, Legacy GT, STI RA, and more...
    Comparison of Subaru Gear Sets, WRX, Legacy GT, STI RA, and more...

    I just had to rebuild the transmission in my 2003 WRX, and put in an STI V.6 Gear set. In the process of doing s

    Sep 24 2018

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  4. What is Boost Creep?
    What is Boost Creep?

    If your car is suffering from Boost Creep, here is the behavior you would see:

    Assuming you are accelerating in one gear at full throttle, you will hit your target peak boost (the most boos

    Sep 22 2018

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  5. Can an AccessPort return your ECU back to stock parameters with a Re-Flash?
    Can an AccessPort return your ECU back to stock parameters with a Re-Flash?

    When you are installing an Access Port on your car, one of the first things that it does is to "Marry" itself to your ECU.  This is what allows it to communicate with your car, and what will p

    Sep 22 2018

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  6. What should I do first, put on and exhaust, or get engine management?
    What should I do first, put on and exhaust, or get engine management?

    If you have a modern turbo-charged car, the exhaust and engine management are the two biggest limiting factors when it comes to making more power.

    In the case of an exhaust, the problem is

    Sep 22 2018

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