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post #1 of 6 Old 07-13-2007, 09:44 AM Thread Starter
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Where to start?

I just got an '07 Subaru WRX, just want to know where to start on upgrades. Any advice is greatly appreciated.
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why tires? I went custom catless tbe exhaust, springs, intake, and gauges. working on my em now
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Thanks...

At least I know where to start was thinking of intake and exhaust 1st...

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why tires?
Because the stock tires are awful. Also tires effect nearly every characteristic of your car positively. You can't do much worse than RE92s The only reason they're on there at all is probably because Subaru gets em for free on their new cars (maybe they even get PAID per car to put em on there. It's not unheard of).

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At least I know where to start was thinking of intake and exhaust 1st...
Well the stock cat back won't do much with a stock turbo. The stock downpipe is horrid though so you can make some good gains there.

The stock intake is perfectly fine unless you're making >400 hp

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The stock intake is very good at generating laminar flow. Even maintaining the stock pipe that attaches to the MAF (like with a short ram) can screw up airflow which can cause problems. Subaru's intake is actually pretty fancy. It gives good flow through a standard filter, pulls in good cold air, AND uses piping to smooth out the airflow very well. It's not a bad piece of engineering really, too bad most kids just want to rip it out with something that "looks cool"

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Thanks for the info...
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