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it's all good to add power, but alot of people forget about the brakes.
Sure in a straight line race they only stop you at the end. However people tend to forget the fact tht the WRX was not intended for 1/4 mile.
It is a well balanced machine... engine, suspension &.....BRAKES
BRAKES + POWER plain and simple. Later braking means longer time at high speeds. You say you want a kick ass car, don't forget the brakes.

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as mentioned 100 times, bigger breaks do not make your car stop faster, they only reduce break fade. Unless she intends to race it on a serious track for a serious period, she will see no advantage from break upgrades!
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agreed, save the breaks! if you feel the need to mod your breaks, a stoptech stage 2 kit is ALL that ANY street driven wrx will ever need. ...its also what im looking to get
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two other things to think about:

suspension - even in a straight line, a good launch has as much to do with a good suspension as power does.

drive train - at the power levels that a custom crawford or easy streep power plant can produce, the factory drive train wont even last through break in! look into an STI tranny, new clutch, and even new axles. it wont do you any good to be ahead in your first race only to drop your tranny or snap your axel splines. ...that would be less than good

LMAO yeah that happen last weekend to a kid in an SRT4. i almost pissed myself laughing yelling retard while it happened.
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as mentioned 100 times, bigger breaks do not make your car stop faster, they only reduce break fade. Unless she intends to race it on a serious track for a serious period, she will see no advantage from break upgrades!
when you are doing the 1/4 in any car there is no reason to slam the brakes unless you are on a short road. the only time i would need help braking would be if i were to take it to the actual race track and i hardly go as it is. so i think my brakes are fine for now unless i to a Turbo upgrade withen the next 6 months. the only time i have ever had to slam the brakes was when a idiot pulled out infront of me while in the middle of a race, even then you dont have to SLAM them the ABS helps you out
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when you slam on the breaks, your braking is tire limited, not break limited. Better tires will help you stop faster. Better breaks will not.

The ONLY thing better breaks do is resist break fade.

and anybody who drives hard enough on public roads to experience break fade should be locked up in the looney bin
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LMAO yeah that happen last weekend to a kid in an SRT4. i almost pissed myself laughing yelling retard while it happened.
really? ya did? not sure about that one...
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when you slam on the breaks, your braking is tire limited, not break limited. Better tires will help you stop faster. Better breaks will not.

The ONLY thing better breaks do is resist break fade.

and anybody who drives hard enough on public roads to experience break fade should be locked up in the looney bin
You can experience brake fade when you're late to work, or running from the cops

Oh, and BTW. I don't want to seem strange, but I'm OCD about spelling.

Break = To cause to separate into pieces suddenly or violently; smash.

Brake = A device for slowing or stopping motion, as of a vehicle, especially by contact friction.
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in his book:

running from the cops = ok

mis spelleng = nto ok
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i was kidding about the running from the cops thing
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of course our turbo is the best for whatever you want to do, no matter what.

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as mentioned 100 times, bigger breaks do not make your car stop faster, they only reduce break fade. Unless she intends to race it on a serious track for a serious period, she will see no advantage from break upgrades!
Yes Bigger rotors doesn't mean faster stopping. But I didn't say rotors i said brakes meaning calipers. And bigger calipers wil stop you on a dime........

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(turboback) vf34,sti injectors,walboro fuel pump,turbo xs front mount,utec,put some nice healthy sway bars,rear(triangle bar) and front strut bars(i prefer cusco),springs(I like my teins s techs) and some kyb shocks..thought I'd give u the whole list
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