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Old 12-04-2013, 09:58 PM   #11
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Shouldda bought an EVO
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Old 12-05-2013, 08:03 AM   #12
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Sounds like a pretty typical Subaru owner's story to me!

Fun cars but man they are just not made well-enough to be pushed like that.
They're made better than my focus was, that's for damn sure. I bought it knowing I'd have to do it.

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This gets used hard on the street and full track days at Loudon, Watkins Glen, LimeRock during the season. He is in the intermediate grouping at these track day sessions. The main issue he has at the moment is keeping brakes on the car for longer than 1 track day!
I've never had an issue with STI brakes. They're the same Brembos that are on high end sports cars...they're great brakes.

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Ohhh, the things I would do for a STI... Prob the only car I would sell my SVT for. Too bad the 2011+ are over $30K... Man it sucks to be a poor college student.
Mine is not an STI. Only a WRX that's basically changed all I knew I'd be changing anyway.

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Shouldda bought an EVO
Because then I'd have trans, diff, axle, and head issues? Not to mention worse interior, crappy ride quality, etc. I'm good, I bought a WRX for a reason, the EVO is shit to drive everyday. It's shit as a single car.
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Old 12-08-2013, 10:34 AM   #13
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w00t, should have it back today...
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Old 12-08-2013, 11:33 AM   #14
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I've never had an issue with STI brakes. They're the same Brembos that are on high end sports cars...they're great brakes.

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Mine is not an STI. Only a WRX that's basically changed all I knew I'd be changing anyway.
Parts look nice should be good to go now.

If you push the Brembos hard enough the brakes will need ducting to keep them cool which is the next step with his car.

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Old 12-08-2013, 01:37 PM   #15
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Looks Beast mang!

Im assuming thats going to be a rotated turbo setup?


I also want to do the 6spd swap on my wrx as well, maybe a project for next year. :-P
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Old 12-08-2013, 06:07 PM   #16
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Parts look nice should be good to go now.

If you push the Brembos hard enough the brakes will need ducting to keep them cool which is the next step with his car.
He's riding those breaks too hard or using the wrong components with the Brembos if they're fading or having issues. I beat on mine and they're fine. BTW I have APR CF brake ducts in my front bumper. lol

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Looks Beast mang!

Im assuming thats going to be a rotated turbo setup?

I also want to do the 6spd swap on my wrx as well, maybe a project for next year. :-P
Nope, no rotated right now. It's on a TD06SL2-20G, it'll stay that way for a while.

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Old 12-11-2013, 01:50 AM   #18
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I am still extremely jelly of your car. I love my '07 but it lacks a turbo. One day I may resolve that and have a nice sleeper.
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I am still extremely jelly of your car. I love my '07 but it lacks a turbo. One day I may resolve that and have a nice sleeper.
I'd sell it and get a WRX or STI. The EJ253 that in your car won't hold hardly any boost and it's kind of a time bomb. LOL

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Thanks man. I'll hopefully have numbers soon, probably after the first since I have to break it in still.
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