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#1 Old 01-20-2012, 08:34 PM
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with 2g, what to do

I have a stock WRX and about 2 grand willing to put into it. I have an idea what I want to do but I wanted to get others input what they think would be best use. Im looking for performence. I have already done the little looks I want with the car like tint and headlights. I also already have a turboxs muffler on it. Rolling on 18" lowpros
02 WRX wagon 134xxx miles.
all maintence already done.
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Turbo back exhaust and a tune.

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Depends, you could go several routs.
many would say upgrade your suspension so you have a better handling ride and you will be ready for more power then.

some will tell you to get an AP and a few bolt ups (such as exhaust and/or intake

but with 134k are you sure you've maintenance every thing that your car needs maintenance?
how are you top hats(probably shot and your struts could probably use some lovin').
And your belts were done a while back as well....right?

Not trying to bust your balls, I just want to see your ride last.

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With $2k? Fix your worn suspension. New struts, tophats, springs, and bushings.

With that many miles I wouldn't worry about adding power.
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Well, Im glad to see yall are concerned with the maintence but as I said. It has been done. The suspension is great. Im just looking for the perforence now.

Im assuming a turboxs turbo-back exhaust and uppipe, GFB hybrid BOV, cobb intake and cobb plug'n'play. would be a good way to go.
After those things I am 100% in the dark.
Bigger turbo but Im not sure what must go with that. Fuel pump and injectors I assume. but how do I decide with turbo and such? I know nothing about them. with that many miles I know my turbo needs to be replaced.
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A lot of guys go with an Sti turbo, vf39. You're correct, with that you want upgraded injectors (stock Sti will work) and a fuel pump. As well as an Sti top mount intercooler and the up pipe. You mentioned. Then a retune to use them.

You mentioned a Cobb plug n play, I assume that's an accessport?

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Well, Im glad to see yall are concerned with the maintence but as I said. It has been done. The suspension is great. Im just looking for the perforence now.

Im assuming a turboxs turbo-back exhaust and uppipe, GFB hybrid BOV, cobb intake and cobb plug'n'play. would be a good way to go.
After those things I am 100% in the dark.
Bigger turbo but Im not sure what must go with that. Fuel pump and injectors I assume. but how do I decide with turbo and such? I know nothing about them. with that many miles I know my turbo needs to be replaced.
If you're still on the factory struts, then I assure you that they have been bad for quite some time. And I know the bushings haven't been replaced as pretty much nobody ever does this even though it makes a world of difference.

As I said, don't concern yourself with power. With a higher mileage car and modding you will be replacing expensive components sooner rather than later. A larger turbo is a deathblow to an older motor.
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