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Will a Stage 2 WRX pass emissions?

Will a Stage 2 WRX pass emissions?

For all who were wondering if the Cobb stage II will pass inspection through the OBDII test, it will. Yep.

Is Cobb Stage 2 tune safe?

Registered. Flycaster said: Target boost for the Cobb Stage 2 maps is 17.5 psi, + 0.5 psi. The Cobb maps are considered “safe” by just about everyone other than SOA, especially if you run their 91 oct map.

What is needed for Cobb Stage 2?

Stage 2

  • Intake Requirements: COBB SF Intake – Required.
  • Turbo Inlet. COBB Turbo Inlet Hose – Required.
  • Intercooler. Stock intercooler- Required.
  • Cam-Driven Fuel Pump: Autotech High Volume Fuel Pump (CDFP)- Required.
  • Exhaust Requirements:
  • Downpipe.
  • Boost Targets.
  • All other intake, exhaust, and engine components must be stock.

What does Stage 2 WRX mean?

The GrimmSpeed Stage 2 Power Package is a well-rounded kit, offering increased power and torque output thanks to reduced restriction before and after the turbo, as well as a more aggressive street presence thanks to the intake and exhaust tones.

How much HP can you get out of a WRX?

The Subaru WRX has tremendous performance out of the box. The latest version (the 2015+ model) has 268 horsepower. And the STI model has 305 hp!

Will I pass emissions with tune?

Here’s a good reminder to anyone running a tuned car out in California: As of today, July 19, the state’s notoriously strict smog testing will automatically fail any car when it detects modified software onboard, aka, a tuned ECU. Drivers can’t register a car in the state unless it’s passed a smog check.

Does Cobb Stage 1 pass emissions?

Tunes do not disable the o2 heater circuits as far as I know. COBB stage 1/2 leave the emissions system on so you should pass (idk about California). COBB stage 3 turns off the rear o2 sensor and you won’t pass. Some custom tunes do this as well.

Are Cobb tunes Bad?

The Cobb OTS tunes are mediocre but not dangerous.

How safe is a Cobb tune?

Yes they are safe. They are nothing more than a tool to simplify the tuning process (and yes they do show nifty gauges as well). As a tool though it enables you to use different maps on your car tailored to whatever modifications you have.

Can a WRX be upgraded to Stage 2?

With the 2015+ Subaru WRX, the stock intake isn’t very restrictive, and while an aftermarket one main give some small gains, it’s small compared to the jump from stock to stage 1, or from stage 1 to stage 2. Some additional tuning is required to keep the car running correctly when installing any intake.

What does Stage 3 mean on a Subaru WRX?

The point at which it becomes Stage 3 isn’t fully agreed upon, but up next, we’ll explain what people usually mean when they say Stage 3. At least one company, GrimSpeed, is selling a Stage 3 kit for the 2015+ Subaru WRX.

Are there any Aftermarket spoilers for a Subaru WRX?

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Why do you need Cobb in Subaru WRX?

Why? Continuing with development for the Subaru WRX, COBB offers you a new level of performance for your vehicle. The Stage 2+ Power Package improves upon COBB?s Stage 2 Power Package by giving you the popular Post MAF Hose, SF Intake & Airbox and an EBCS to better control your boost.