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Going Stage 2 When it's cold as #$%$&#$?


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Bought a 05 legacy gt wagon 5eat with low miles (60k) a month or so ago. This is my first slush box in a long long time. For some reason this is making stage 2 a bit more urgent. If I can't have fun shifting gears, I need to floor it more frequently I'm finding. I want to go stage 2 but was wondering if I would need a re-tune once it warms back up in 6 months? I'll likely be doing this when it's about 20ish degrees out if I do it now. Any thoughts? Thanks.
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I'm thinking I'll have one of the e-tuners on this site create me a custom map and flash it myself using open source. So I'll likely do my logging in the cold. I'm thinking it will be ok but was curious.

 

On a side note, I feel like bolts are harder to get loose in the cold. I plan on driving the car for a few minutes and starting on loosening the bolts when it's still hot with some gloves on. Had a heck of a time with my recent sway bar install.

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A good tuner will make a map that is safe and fun in all temperatures. It is harder in the winter months because colder air gives you more detonation resistance, but once again a good tuner will know how to account for that.

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Yep I make adjustments for temp compensation. Sometimes a slight edit is needed come summer or winter time because it's impossible to test all variables but not very common with basic setups.

 

Thanks and let me know if I can answer any questions for you along the way.

 

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Thanks for the info. I pulled the trigger just now on a catless dp, so I should have everything at the house in a week or so. I'll be running a basic set up with a catless up and downpipe, stock catback, and maybe a k&N filter if the one I have from my 08 wrx that is laying on the shelf fits, and is worth it. I'll likely ping you for a tune soon.
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You know to remove the banjo filter too.. On the back of the passenger side head.

 

I'm still running my Perin Panel filter I installed in Aug 2004, so yea the K&N is worth it.

 

Don't over oil it.

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