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Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-14-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By xjohnx
CARB only requires the recall to be performed if...

CARB only requires the recall to be performed if the recall impacts an emissions system. In this case, it does.
https://i.imgur.com/IcgcxeX.png


FWIW, the valve spring recall is officially...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-14-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By xjohnx
The quote above was from appendix F, it only...

The quote above was from appendix F, it only refers back to section 13, which appears to be the rule-set for street class cars, including the rules for which modifications are permitted. How would...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-14-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By xjohnx
You won't be able to renew your registration in...

You won't be able to renew your registration in California without first having the recall performed.
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-13-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By xjohnx
I mean, going by the letter of the law of the...

I mean, going by the letter of the law of the recall provision posted above, they'd have a pretty good argument (I guess it depends on whether anything out of OEM spec fails or if it actually has to...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-13-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By xjohnx
Found this in the SCCA rulebook, for what it is...

Found this in the SCCA rulebook, for what it is worth.

https://i.imgur.com/CbAmYZv.png
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-13-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By xjohnx
Do the rules require someone being able to prove...

Do the rules require someone being able to prove there is an advantage gained by using non-spec parts? I thought it simply had to prove the presence of non-spec parts. As far as proof goes, I am...
Forum: Tracking / Autocross / HPDE / Drifting 03-13-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,114
Posted By xjohnx
Question Potential protest impacts of avoiding valve spring recall?

Since Subaru has identified the valve springs as being out of spec/manufacturers tolerances on a certain subset of 86s, I thought of an interesting hypothetical.

If someone opted not to have that...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 03-06-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 88,343
Posted By xjohnx
If your dealer is refusing to perform the recall...

If your dealer is refusing to perform the recall without you paying to have mods removed, I implore you to open an NHTSA investigation at the following link:
...
Forum: Forced Induction 03-06-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,182
Posted By xjohnx
If your dealer is refusing to perform the recall...

If your dealer is refusing to perform the recall without you paying to have mods removed, I implore you to open an NHTSA investigation at the following link:
...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 03-05-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 88,343
Posted By xjohnx
Update: I have obtained a copy of an email from a...

Update: I have obtained a copy of an email from a Subaru district manager confirming they they are working against the spirit of the agreement Subaru entered into with the NHTSA. How could these...
Forum: Forced Induction 03-05-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,182
Posted By xjohnx
I have obtained a copy of an email from a Subaru...

I have obtained a copy of an email from a Subaru district manager confirming they they are working against the spirit of the agreement Subaru entered into with the NHTSA. How could these items be a...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 03-04-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 88,343
Posted By xjohnx
Agreed, i just found that passage too. I'm going...

Agreed, i just found that passage too. I'm going to have a field day when corporate returns my call this evening.

https://i.imgur.com/PsvXFzN.png
Forum: Forced Induction 03-04-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,182
Posted By xjohnx
They don't have to take it off to return it to...

They don't have to take it off to return it to stock. Read the instructions linked above, nowhere in any of Subaru's documentation does it state the vehicle must be in stock form. It actually says...
Forum: Forced Induction 03-04-2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,182
Posted By xjohnx
Thank you a thousand times for this.

Thank you a thousand times for this.
Forum: Forced Induction 03-04-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,182
Posted By xjohnx
Fair enough, although I guess the NHTSA...

Fair enough, although I guess the NHTSA investigation I opened will determine if Subaru is following in good faith the guidelines they set forth when issuing the "voluntary" recall.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 03-04-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 88,343
Posted By xjohnx
Everyone keeps saying (and taking at face value)...

Everyone keeps saying (and taking at face value) that the car "has to be stock." Has actually anyone seen this policy in writing anywhere? If so, I'd LOVE to see the source. I don't think it has a...
Forum: Forced Induction 03-04-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,182
Posted By xjohnx
Everyone keeps saying (and taking at face value)...

Everyone keeps saying (and taking at face value) that the car "has to be stock." Has actually anyone seen this policy in writing anywhere? If so, I'd LOVE to see the source. I don't think it has a...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 03-02-2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 88,343
Posted By xjohnx
Got a link? I'm only seeing the one from the guy...

Got a link? I'm only seeing the one from the guy whose motor blew after the recall.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 03-01-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 88,343
Posted By xjohnx
anyone here have the recall work refused due to...

anyone here have the recall work refused due to mods installed? my dealer won't do it unless i pay them $650 to remove and reinstall my mods, which is insane. It's got an sprintex SC and flex fuel...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 01-08-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,636
Posted By xjohnx
any idea when the part will be available to...

any idea when the part will be available to order? 57722CA030
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-02-2018, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 88,343
Posted By xjohnx
If yours is 00274, then it's NOT on the list. the...

If yours is 00274, then it's NOT on the list. the range runs from 02002-10144. They excluded the first 2002 cars for some reason.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-01-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,024
Views: 88,343
Posted By xjohnx
My VIN is also outside the range, but the build...

My VIN is also outside the range, but the build date is within the range. mine states it was manufactured on 4/12, but my VIN is JF1ZCAC13D16009XX

How could it be that the first 2000 cars that...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-01-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,671
Posted By xjohnx
Mine is also earlier #, but later date. mine...

Mine is also earlier #, but later date. mine states it was manufactured on 4/12, but my VIN is JF1ZCAC13D16009XX
Forum: DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Guides 07-09-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 48,945
Posted By xjohnx
Exclamation Sooo, I had JapanParts reach out to HKS Kansai...

Sooo, I had JapanParts reach out to HKS Kansai service and got installation instructions for the V2 kit.

https://i.imgur.com/4lOu4cE.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/9WdZvf1.jpg...
Forum: Engine Swaps 04-12-2018, 10:29 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 29,902
Posted By xjohnx
Wouldn't it be easier to plumb in a catch can?

Wouldn't it be easier to plumb in a catch can?
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 04-11-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By xjohnx
The pumps are there. ...

The pumps are there.

https://i.imgur.com/KaN9Yqu.jpg

Also, this.

https://i.imgur.com/oFoRodd.png

Scheduled to reopen 4/23-4/26.
Forum: Mid-Atlantic 04-10-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By xjohnx
Talking E85 in Richmond, FINALLY.

For those that don't know, Sheetz at 7035 W Broad St (near Glenside) is currently being renovated. It's scheduled to re-open in less than two weeks now and WILL have E85.

Rejoice!
Forum: Forced Induction 03-23-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8,324
Views: 1,784,107
Posted By xjohnx
It does, but generally people see ~55hp over...

It does, but generally people see ~55hp over stock. I would expect 210-215ish if stock cars dyno at 150-160. I'm guessing you probably don't want to spend more money on another tune, but I'm guessing...
Forum: Forced Induction 03-20-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 8,324
Views: 1,784,107
Posted By xjohnx
Who did your tune? 191hp, even otherwise stock on...

Who did your tune? 191hp, even otherwise stock on 91 octane seems like it's a solid 20-30HP off the mark.
Forum: Forced Induction 01-29-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8,324
Views: 1,784,107
Posted By xjohnx
They send you a tune that should be close to what...

They send you a tune that should be close to what you need, based on your mods. Then you go out and datalog a number of situations (cold start, cruising, 3rd gear WOT pulls) and send those back to...
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