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DIT WRX/FXT ACN91 MAPS?

Hey, why isn’t there an ACN91 tune for the 2015+ WRX and 2014+ FXT?   Great Question! With Subarus using the EJ platform, we’ve always made a variation of each OTS map for 93, 91, and ACN91 octane fuels. We want to make sure to take good care of our west coast homies despite their less...

2013 Subaru STI, WRX and FXT AccessPORT Support Available Now!

COBB is excited to announce immediate support for the 2013 Subaru STI, WRX and Forester XT models! Owners of the latest high-performance Subarus can now attain the same level of power and control with the AccessPORT as enjoyed by previous model year owners. Our AccessTUNER software has also been updated to allow custom tuning of...

Subaru v400 Map Updates and New ROM Support

V400 Subaru WRX, STI, Legacy, Outback, and Forester Off The Shelf Maps All Subaru Accessports are eligible for a firmware update as a part of this release.  New off the shelf maps for most supported EJ-powered Subarus and the addition of new ROM support for newer vehicles round out notable changes.  At the core of this...

Titanium vs. Stainless Steel Exhaust: What’s the Difference?

Titanium Stainless Steel When it comes to performance modifications for your vehicle, modifying the exhaust system ranks at or near the top of the list.  By opening up that exhaust flow, you’re able to gain performance, but perhaps even more importantly, gain the ability to conduct a symphony with your right foot.  The exhaust sound can be...

COBB Downpipe Updates

  One of the first modifications generally made to a turbocharged car is an upgraded downpipe.  For over a decade, COBB downpipes have been the status quo when it comes time to upgrade your Subaru, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Ford, and more.  Featuring quality stainless tubing and CAD-designed cast bellmouths, our downpipes are the best fitting and most proven...

Updated Subaru Turbo Heatshields

Subaru Turbo Heatshield 2002-2007 WRX, 2004-2008 FXT, 2004-2019 STI Subaru SS Turbo Heatshield 05-09 LGT, 05-09 OBXT, 08-14WRX, 09-13 FXT Appearances can be deceiving. You might think…how important can a single piece of stainless steel with 3 little bolts be? You might also assume by looking at it, that it’s a super easy part to...

New Subaru Turbocharger Heat Shield

A turbocharger heat shield acts as a barrier for radiant heat produced by the turbocharger’s turbine housing. Deflecting this heat down protects key components in the engine bay which rely upon cooler ambient temperatures.  The COBB Tuning Heatshield is a replacement for the factory turbo heat shield found on most Subarus. Installing a turbocharger heat...

Newly Designed COBB LF Bypass Valve

The bypass valve is a straightforward component that can be found in most turbocharged engines.  Its purpose is to relieve boost pressure in the intake tract when the throttle blade closes.  This is done to decrease wear on turbo and engine parts.  While this is a fairly simple task, leaks or inconsistencies in the operation of...

Subaru Accesstuner Gets COBB Custom Features for Legacy GT and Forester XT

  In November of 2018, we launched COBB Custom Features for certain Forester XT and Legacy GT vehicles.  Until now, only certified COBB Tuning Protuners with Accesstuner Pro HL software have been able to create custom tunes using the CCF ECU type.  Today, we are excited to announce that our end-user version of Subaru Accesstuner now supports...

Flex Fuel for Subaru Forester XT and Legacy GT

Nearly three years ago, we released our first true Flex Fuel conversion solution for the 2008-2014 Subaru WRX and STI.  Since then, our Subaru team has developed the same complete turn-key solutions for the 2015-2019 WRX and expanded support through the 2019 STI.  Amidst that work, we’ve been fielding a ton of requests from the...

2019 Subaru WRX Support and Subaru Accesstuner Updates

Our Subaru team is excited to announce two major updates!  Full tuning support, including Stage Power Packages and Off The Shelf Maps, is now available for the USDM 2019 Subaru WRX (6MT Only).  Subaru Accesstuner software has also received updates and new tables/monitors for select vehicles.  USDM 2019 STI and WRX CVT owners, don’t fret. ...

2018 Subaru WRX STI and Forester XT Accessport and Power Packages

Subaru’s 2018 WRX STI and Forester XT can now be tuned with the COBB Accessport!  Support for the 2018 WRX STI includes all of our bolt-on modifications and Stage Power Packages that STI owners have been using to release potential from their 2015-2017 STIs.  The 2018 Forester XT is largely the same as previous years and...

2017 Subaru Forester XT Support

The COBB Accessport now supports the 2017 Subaru Forester XT!  A simple firmware update to the already available SUB-004 Accessport will add compatibility for Subaru’s current model year SUV.  CLICK HERE for a firmware update how-to.  Similar to previous model year support, Off The Shelf Maps are limited to Stage 1 for either 91 or 93...

Subaru Flex Fuel Is Here!

First, we teased you.  Then, we taught you.  Now, we empower you. COBB Custom Features The time has come!  Subaru Flex Fuel is now available via COBB Custom Features.  Updates to the Accessport V3 and Accesstuner Pro now allow users to configure their vehicles to run a true flex fuel setup.  Gone are the days of...

COBB XLE Bypass Valve Improvements

The bypass valve is a straightforward component that can be found in most turbocharged engines.  Its purpose is to relieve boost pressure in the intake tract when the throttle blade closes.  This is done to decrease wear on turbo and engine parts.  While this is a fairly simple task, leaks or inconsistencies in the operation of...

2014+ Forester XT – Important Accessport Firmware Update

  SUB-004 Accessport Firmware Update (1.7.2.0-11506) The COBB Subaru Expert Group recently pushed out a very important firmware update for 2014+ Forester XT Accessport users.  This update improves the flashing process for vehicles that are equipped with Subaru’s EyeSight technology.  Updates to the flashing process address intermittent issues with Install, Uninstall, and Change Map functions which...

Accessport Support for 2016 Forester XT Now Available!!

Subaru Accessport Updates New Vehicle Support 2016 Subaru Forester XT Accessport support is now available!! All AP3-SUB-004 Accessports with qualifying firmware (1.7.2.0-11265 and newer) are now compatible with the 2016 Subaru Forester XT.  Support includes the same feature-set as the 2014-2015 Forester XT. Launch Mode Stage 1 Off The Shelf Maps Economy Mode Map Valet...

Forester Friday Part 3

We’ve previously featured the first and second gen Foresters,  as well as the third gen, SH, Forester.  Now it’s time for the latest, some say greatest, Forester yet: the fourth gen SJ chassis.   The SJ Forester brought a few firsts to the platform.  Most notable were the CVT and direct injection.  New technological features like...

2015 Subaru WRX – New Accesport Features and Accesstuner Updates! Realtime Flashing, Launch Control, and Flat Foot Shifting!

If you’ve owned an earlier model turbo Subaru you know that COBB is the premier provider of aftermarket tuning and hard parts.  We constantly evolve to meet new demands and strive to lead the industry.  Part of that evolution includes adding Accessport custom features to further enhance your vehicle’s ECU.  We’re happy to announce that Realtime...

Forester Friday Part 1

SF: 1997-2002 The Forester has gained quite a following since it was first introduced in 1997.  This was one of the first compact SUVs and helped the “crossover” class reach its current popularity.  Based on the nimble Impreza platform, having nearly 65 cubic feet of cargo room (with seats folded down) and capable of towing, it definitely earned the...

Subaru Knock Monitoring and DIT DAM Strategy Changes

Subaru Knock Monitoring Knock! Knock!  Who’s there?  It could be nothing at all, but, it may be cause for concern.  Knowing the difference can give you peace of mind, or, could be an early indicator of a mechanical issue ticking away on your Subaru.  Datalogging and monitoring with the Accessport can provide useful data on these knock events.  Couple that...

COBB Releases – January 2013

COBB is proud to announce performance and suspension part releases for January, 2013! COBB BMW 1-Series Springs – The best first step to a better handling AND looking car! Click for more pictures and details. COBB BMW 1 & 3-Series Anti-Sway Bars – This perfectly balanced kit reduces body roll, sharpens turn-in response, and reduces...

COBB Tuning 3-Port Boost Control Solenoid

COBB Tuning is proud to announce the immediate availability of the COBB Tuning 3-Port Boost Control Solenoid (BCS) for turbocharged Subaru, Mazda and Mitsubishi applications. The COBB 3-Port Boost Solenoid is an excellent upgrade for modern turbocharged vehicles, enabling precise boost control in a tidy package that is easy to install and tune. Our BCS...

AccessPORT Available for 2012 Subaru Forester XT

COBB Tuning is pleased to announce that the ultimate hand-held engine management solution for turbocharged Subarus, the AccessPORT, is now available for 2012 Forester XT. The AccessPORT brings hand-held ECU flashing, managing and monitoring convenience to the 2012 Forester XT, unleashing untapped power and fuel efficiency hidden within the ECU by the push of a...

Performance Maps Now Available for 2011 Forester XT

COBB Tuning is pleased to announce performance maps for 2011 Forester XT AccessPORT users.  These calibrations give 2011 Forester XT users the full capabilities and ease of use of the COBB Tuning AccessPORT. Stage1 and Stage2 93, 91 and ACN91 calibrations are available as well as non-performance Valet and Anti-Theft maps. The addition of Off...

Firmware Update for all Subaru AccessPORTs

COBB Tuning has released a firmware update for all Subaru AccessPORTs. Firmware version 1.6.4.0-1960 fixed a bug that caused a “no-start” issue, corrects the gear position monitor for 2010-2011 STIs and includes AccessPORT support for the 2011 Legacy GT and limited AccessPORT support for the 2011 Forester XT. This update corrects a rare “no-start” condition...

The Start of Something Good for the 2011 Subaru Forester XT

COBB Tuning announces limited AccessPORT support 2011 Subaru Forester XT. This new support gives 2011 Forester XT enthusiasts the ability to flash the ECU with high-performance calibrations, datalog and monitor ECU information and read/clear trouble codes. The AccessPORT for the 2011 FXT is only available with a stock calibration at this time. For a performance...

2010 Forester XT Maps Available Now!

AccessPORT Off The Shelf (OTS) maps for the 2010 Forester XT are now available for download from COBB Tuning. Stage 1 and Stage 2 maps for 93 octane, 91octane and 91 ACN octane maps are now hosted on our

2010 Forester XT OTS BETA Maps available Now!

COBB Tuning is pleased to announce the release of 2010 Forester XT Off the Shelf (OTS) Stage maps available now for download. These map are only available in BETA format for the 2010 Model Year Forester XT. Maps are available for download on our Map Download Page on the COBB Tuning website. The AccessPORT for...