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Forum: Technical General 16 Nov 2011, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By kevintaper
Re: dodgy heater in newage!!

is the thermostat hard to change?, and airlock, just start car with both expansion and radiotr caps off? p.s just noticed whith engine off, i took off radiotor cap everything ok, then i took off cap...
Forum: Technical General 16 Nov 2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,100
Posted By kevintaper
dodgy heater in newage!!

as topic says guys, when ive been driving with my heater on at say 25 and on fan blower 2 say, and to windscreen its warm, but over some time the air to the windsreen gets cooler and then have to put...
Forum: Engine Bay 14 Aug 2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,539
Posted By kevintaper
just cleaned idle control valve, and wow!!!!

as the thread says cleaned the idle control valve, and god dam what a diffrence!!!!!, how much smoother and it actually feels faster aswell, is this all in my head??????????????????, or does it make...
Forum: Engine Bay 10 May 2011, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,253
Posted By kevintaper
Re: slight smoke coming from turbo, expansion bottle area

thanks guys found out its a split drive shaft boot spewing out grease etc onto the exhaust, im sure it wasnt like that when the subaru garage done the headgasket, think they might have damged it when...
Forum: Engine Bay 01 May 2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,253
Posted By kevintaper
Re: slight smoke coming from turbo, expansion bottle area

its defo some oil, can see it going onto the exhaust, but ive just had rocker cover gaskets etc done 2 weeks ago :S
Forum: Engine Bay 30 Apr 2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,253
Posted By kevintaper
Re: slight smoke coming from turbo, expansion bottle area

hard to see like a burning smell, not sure if its oil or coolant
Forum: Engine Bay 30 Apr 2011, 09:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,253
Posted By kevintaper
slight smoke coming from turbo, expansion bottle area

just notice when i stoped some smoke, like something burning below the expansion bottle area above turbo, only for a few seconds then gone, what could it be possible and is this normal, as i say its...
Forum: Engine Bay 22 Apr 2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,559
Posted By kevintaper
Re: oil catch tank???????????

so is it usefull, it works then? cheers
Forum: Engine Bay 22 Apr 2011, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,559
Posted By kevintaper
oil catch tank???????????

as topic says is this a gimmik or is it usefull for catching sludge etc from engine, and if so is it easy to fit, worthwhile???????? cheers
Forum: Modifications - Tips and Tricks 12 Apr 2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,716
Posted By kevintaper
HKS SUPER SQV3 BLOW OFF VALVE with recirculation!

as topic says, would they Hks blow off valve on recirculate, be better than the standard subaru recir, also does it loses all the vta noise? cheers,
Forum: Technical General 11 Apr 2011, 05:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,161
Posted By kevintaper
Re: p0420 cat effiecny below threshhold error!!

thanks for that m8, so cat is probably on way out
Forum: Technical General 10 Apr 2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,161
Posted By kevintaper
p0420 cat effiecny below threshhold error!!

hi guys can nybody tell me what this error means exacly, is my cat on the way out?, i get this intermittentl now and again thanks
Forum: Engine Bay 06 Apr 2011, 04:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,771
Posted By kevintaper
Re: air con

probably means the air con condenser radiator in front of normal radiator maybe im wrong!!
Forum: Engine Bay 05 Apr 2011, 04:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,967
Posted By kevintaper
Re: Water?

i hope im wrong m8, but there was no milky oil on my dipstick etc, was using water like hell, it turned out the radiotor was knackered , leading to total gasket failure, get it chekced asap m8 and...
Forum: Engine Bay 04 Apr 2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,967
Posted By kevintaper
Re: Water?

its a headgasket m8, just had it happen to me, exactly same issues problems, cost me 1700 with a new clutch timming belt, etc :( but going good again now :)
Forum: Engine Bay 28 Mar 2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,954
Posted By kevintaper
Re: whats the best induction kit for subaru?

ohh well ive got a DO-luck 1 allready so that will be fine then :)
Forum: Engine Bay 28 Mar 2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,954
Posted By kevintaper
whats the best induction kit for subaru?

as the topic says whats the best overall induction kit for subaru imprez wrx?, and what benefits/ downsides are there, how much bhp increase witll it give etc?
Forum: Modifications - Tips and Tricks 26 Mar 2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,966
Posted By kevintaper
STi intercooler v wrx intercooler

as topic says, whats the diffrence between intercoolers, and would fitting an sti intercooler to a wrx make if any much diffrence etc power? will it bolt straight on? cheers p.s 2003 wrx blobeye btw
Forum: Engine Bay 23 Mar 2011, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,050
Posted By kevintaper
Re: panel filter?

ive got the DO-luck 1 seems ok
Forum: Engine Bay 23 Mar 2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,160
Posted By kevintaper
Re: clutch diameter for 2003 wrx

an update guys, got the 225mm 1, as the guy i bought it of says, i might need to lighten the flywheel to get the bigger 1 to fit
Forum: Engine Bay 23 Mar 2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,160
Posted By kevintaper
clutch diameter for 2003 wrx

as topic says whats is the diameter for the clutch for my car, as ive seen 2, both exedys , 1 225mm the other 230mm, as im gonna do clutch when engine get rebuilt with gaskets etc
Forum: Engine Bay 22 Mar 2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,562
Posted By kevintaper
Re: possible head gasket gone!!!!!

im just hoping after all this expense and money, that the car is ok after it all?
Forum: Engine Bay 22 Mar 2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,562
Posted By kevintaper
Re: possible head gasket gone!!!!!

go everything for 470 full gasket kit, timming bely, tensioner, new radiator, water pump spark plugs oil filter etc, so thats a bit better :) i waybe thinking about a new clutch now aswell whats a...
Forum: Engine Bay 21 Mar 2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,562
Posted By kevintaper
Re: possible head gasket gone!!!!!

just a heads up guys, got qouted 1600 with parts, said maybe more maybe slightly lessso im gonna source them myself, subaru prices, 290 for timming belt and tensioner, emm dont think so! hahah
Forum: Engine Bay 19 Mar 2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,562
Posted By kevintaper
Re: possible head gasket gone!!!!!

just subaru dealership where its going m8
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