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#16 Old 10-24-2013, 04:17 PM
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I agree with the guy above about the intercooler.
Shut up....

OP your gonna need a GT35R rotated turbo, 31"x12"x3.5" front mount intercooler, minimum of 4" full exhaust, not to mention full coilovers, the biggest brakes you can fit under a nice set of 22"rims and probably a bunch of other stuff that I'm to stupid to mention cause I don't know what I'm talking about.
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Here's what I think my (modest) upgrade path for power will be:

o 16G-XT turbo,
o OEM '04 STi turbo-back exhaust,
o Open source tune, and
o STi Pink injectors (565 cc).

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You'll need a down pipe.
Also my last post was sarcasm

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You'll need a down pipe.
Also my last post was sarcasm
Kieth,
I thought a turbo-back includes a downpipe?

And I ignored your last post, mate. Ha ha.
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You need a VF52 Brah!!

/Sarcasm
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You'll want a aftermarket downpipe...The stock STi is the same as the stock WRX. it sucks

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You need a VF52 Brah!!

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You mean instant 11's?
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Shut up....

OP your gonna need a GT35R rotated turbo, 31"x12"x3.5" front mount intercooler, minimum of 4" full exhaust, not to mention full coilovers, the biggest brakes you can fit under a nice set of 22"rims and probably a bunch of other stuff that I'm to stupid to mention cause I don't know what I'm talking about.
This looks like exactly what I want!!!

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You will never match the low end torque of the STI because you don't have a 2.5 liter and you don't have AVCS.
 
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You will never match the low end torque of the STI because you don't have a 2.5 liter and you don't have AVCS.
True, but the WRX is 300 lbs lighter. That's 2 occupants my size.

An '09 STi feels like a bigger car, and the WRX feels more compact and - when I get through with it - agile.

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