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This Dictates That - iWire Rules Of Thumb

In this blog post we break down our key rules to make sure your project will be a "great success!" For the following, with very few exceptions, you must follow the rule and not mix and match or else you'll run into trouble.   Heads dictate ECU Type When picking...

"Easy" Subaru Swap Engine Choices

    If you go with a 2.0 WRX or STi swap, here is a great guide for the entire process with help from our friend Bucky Lasek!   Let us first say, there are no truly easy Subaru swaps and every swap has it's own challenges. A lot of...

Bucky's EJ205 Swapped RS Budget and Part Numbers

Below are the parts, part numbers, and price estimate of all of the pieces purchased for Bucky's 2001-2004 JDM EJ205 with AVCS and a cable throttle RS swap. Please note that this pricing is a rough estimate as you might get a buddy deal, find a used part, or reuse...

What is Tuning and Why Should I Do it?

In this blog post we go over the basics of what a tune is and when it's recommended to tune your car. What is Tuning? Tuning or getting a tune is a recalibration of your Engine Control Unit (ECU). The ECU is calibrated from the factory for specific inputs and...

Diagnosis and Troubleshooting Tips for your Car

Remember Occam's Razor - The simplest answer tends to be the right one. In this blog post we go over some basic diagnostic tips to help solve your car problem. These are general tips that can be applied to any type of vehicle. If you are unsure of the issue...

Which Subaru Engine Do I Have?

Which Subaru engine do I have? We know this seems like a silly question but a lot of engines are mislabeled and people sometimes purchase the incorrect engine for their project. We thought we would create a guide to distinguish which engines are which. Please note this is for EJ20...

How To Do a Subaru WRX Swap into a RS

In this blog post we go over some of the biggest challenges and mistakes people make when swapping a Subaru. A huge shout out to Bucky Lasek for letting us swap his car as well as his dope editing skills! The full weekend swap can be found on the Buck...

Grounding Issues - iWire Grounding Kit

In this blog post we go over the basics of grounding and why it’s important in your Subaru. You can purchase the iWire Grounding Kit by clicking here.   Here is our Owner Brian talking with Flatirons Podcast about the importance of grounding in your Subaru. The most important thing...