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      11-21-2009, 02:42 AM   #1
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My New Ride!

Hey everyone its been a while. I just bought a new 09 Subie WRX STi. Coming from a 6 Speed Auto to a 6 Speed Manual is just a whole new experience. When you drive manual for the first time you just feel like the car is under your fingers. Anywho here are some pics of the car. Ill keep you guys posted on new mods, as time goes by.
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      11-21-2009, 03:14 AM   #2
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Almost got one because of the 0% financing for 60 month is f$Cking awesome. 6 spd for the win.
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      11-21-2009, 09:26 AM   #3
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congrats!!
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      11-21-2009, 10:38 AM   #4
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Sick ride man! Thanks for the pics! Looks like fun.
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      11-21-2009, 11:35 AM   #5
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Congrats on the new ride Can't wait to see the mods on this puppy hehe
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      11-21-2009, 11:39 AM   #6
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Congrats...the STI is a great vehicle. If you want some advice from an '05 STi owner who has done about every mod in the book...

List of mods you should get in order:

1) Cobb AP
2) Turbo back exhaust
3) Cold air intake
4) Custom tune
5) Sway bars
6) Springs

The bang for your buck decreases dramatically after that list. I went through the progression of stock, stage 1, stage 2, pro tune stage 2, two upgraded turbos.

Stage 1 is a mild increase in power, nothing crazy. Stage 2 is really noticeable, huge gains. Getting a custom tune instead of the OTS map makes the car a torque monster down low. The intake isn't necessary for stage 2, might free up a few hp, probably more for sound.

A decent set of springs and sways will really make the cars handling come alive. I hate coilovers for street use, too expensive, too much overkill.

Unless you plan to seriously track your car a lot, do not go past the stock turbo, you get into a lot of necessary upgrades from there: intercooler, fuel pump, injectors, turbo inlet, etc, etc. If you're not scared of meth, a pro tuned stage 2 + meth will make an obscene amount of torque that'll cause you to giggle like a school girl when you mash the accelerator.
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Looks hot mate!

for some reason this looks much better than the ones we have here in Oman, i guess the rims options are different ...

Congrats and we'll be waiting for updates about the mods
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If you're not scared of meth, a pro tuned stage 2 + meth will make an obscene amount of torque that'll cause you to giggle like a school girl when you mash the accelerator.
After reading that, to the op, DO IT!!!
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Congrats, it's real clean.
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      11-22-2009, 12:55 AM   #11
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Congrats...the STI is a great vehicle. If you want some advice from an '05 STi owner who has done about every mod in the book...

List of mods you should get in order:

1) Cobb AP
2) Turbo back exhaust
3) Cold air intake
4) Custom tune
5) Sway bars
6) Springs

The bang for your buck decreases dramatically after that list. I went through the progression of stock, stage 1, stage 2, pro tune stage 2, two upgraded turbos.

Stage 1 is a mild increase in power, nothing crazy. Stage 2 is really noticeable, huge gains. Getting a custom tune instead of the OTS map makes the car a torque monster down low. The intake isn't necessary for stage 2, might free up a few hp, probably more for sound.

A decent set of springs and sways will really make the cars handling come alive. I hate coilovers for street use, too expensive, too much overkill.

Unless you plan to seriously track your car a lot, do not go past the stock turbo, you get into a lot of necessary upgrades from there: intercooler, fuel pump, injectors, turbo inlet, etc, etc. If you're not scared of meth, a pro tuned stage 2 + meth will make an obscene amount of torque that'll cause you to giggle like a school girl when you mash the accelerator.
Wow I'll look into those mods. Man can't wait, thanks for the advice bro.
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      11-22-2009, 01:53 AM   #12
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Very nice. I start liking these new STI.

BTW you don't know how to drive a stick and you bought a stick car to learn? So the "I might screw up the clutch" thought never came through? I am not criticizing or anything, just wondering.
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Congratulations! I like this version of the STI's the best as far as styling. This one is conservative and modern, and not off-putting like the previous generation.

Don't kill yourself! :/
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Good choice, my previous car was a modded 05 STI and I must say even though I love the M to death, there are still certain aspects of the STI that I miss.
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I have to admire the OP. I just couldn't trade in the 335i for an STi (used to have a WRX). Wish I could afford both. The MSRP around here is 40k+, loaded. That's just crazy!

Congrats! I thought 09 still has issue with ringlands?
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      11-22-2009, 06:30 PM   #16
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Looks just like my buddy's STi. That thing is very quick (as I found out trying to keep up during a spirited run through the north GA mountains)....
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like those a lot, cool.
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