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Old 12-15-2012, 08:46 PM   #41
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nope. I dont care about ringlands in my stock DD that might see 45mph on a good traffic day.
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Old 12-15-2012, 10:07 PM   #42
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nope. I dont care about ringlands in my stock DD that might see 45mph on a good traffic day.
Does the car have a factory warranty? I do suggest you look it up-- ringlands problem happens with all black everything. i mean all stock everything.
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fae-tuning and stupidity shatters ringlands.

proper tuning and a short but effective mod list produces 400whp in a daily that looks stock
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fae-tuning and stupidity shatters ringlands.

proper tuning and a short but effective mod list produces 400whp in a daily that looks stock
My tunes had absolutely nothing to do with my subie motor death.

And what would this ez 400wheel hp list be?
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:00 PM   #46
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20g-30r sized turbo of choice
spearco top mount
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wally or dw
free flowing exhaust
Possibly header/ewg if you're into that stuff
3port

Basically
Well tuned and on e85 of course.

See the dyno plot I posted in other thread from 09 STi I tuned today
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:33 PM   #47
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Or leave it stock and enjoy a nice reliable car. Having a modded DD is annoying.
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Old 12-15-2012, 11:38 PM   #48
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Despite your opinion I'm going to the proud new owner of this wrx!
Yeah, like anyone ever listens to me anyway. I'm more like background noise.
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Or leave it stock and enjoy a nice reliable car. Having a modded DD is annoying.
Or have a modded and extremely fun while completely reliable DD.
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Does the car have a factory warranty? I do suggest you look it up-- ringlands problem happens with all black everything. i mean all stock everything.
Yes. But its very rare, you only hear alot about it because everyone that it happens to complains about it. Though, IMO a good "stage 1" tune is safer than stock because of the stupid CL/OL delay.

And I wont do a turbo swap, the VF52 is a pretty sweet daily driver turbo that can hit 300whp.
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Yeah, like anyone ever listens to me anyway. I'm more like background noise.
I heard you, just chose to ignore. Not going to be your car, so your opinion means little.

Notice how I didn't start a thread: "I have a budget to buy a car, I dunno what to get, please all you gays a mt.net tell me what to buy"

I had been debating the WRX, MS3, V70r, and A4/S4 wagon for a while now. The WRX won out and now I get to own one this week. It's in pretty good shape, the color I wanted, only 40K miles, and the guy kept it relatively in good shape. The body is in good shape, a few scratches here and there, a bunch on the door handle cups I think I can buff out, but other than that theres no rust, it's stock and will be a fun versatile DD. I dont have to worry much about snow anymore, I can finally pass minivans on the highway, and I wont have to borrow my in-laws minivan as much when I need to transport small objects. I might be able to throw away my spool of twine now...I'm tired of having to tie my trunk-lid shut when objects are too large to fit in any of my other cars.
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Wagon > Miata.

I'd trade my Miata for a decent wagon in a heartbeat.
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Well I'm keeping the miata of course
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How much did you pay for it?

Note that a "stage 2" WRX with downpipe and exhaust and tune is faster than your miata. I was neck and neck with stage 2 WRXs back when I was at 10ish psi, gt3071 and 255hp on the York dyno.
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That is $1000 of mods. Add a wideband and boost gauge and you are at $1250. Add a $100 tactrix and you can tune it yourself.

The way you do fuel with the "open source" tuning is a little unintuitive but it works. No megasquirt but the knock detection is legit, timing table and trims are ez, and logging is ******* awesome. Runs at something like 40hz yay.
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I'm not modding it. And probably slower than miata at a roll
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I can do an autocheck for you, post the vin or PM it.
You have a pm sir
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Well I'm keeping the miata of course
You own a miata?
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You own a miata?
I deposited that $50, so I can't take gangster pics with it.
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