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post #1 of 3 Old 10-09-2005, 11:36 AM Thread Starter
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yo, i am new to subi famly just got an 05 STi last weekand lookin for some input as to what parts i should start looking to buy...i am ready for some tuning... hit me up withsome input i live in towson university so if we ever want to hang let me know
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Best place to start is down pipe, cat back exhaust (together its called a turbo back exhaust, or TBE) and then get it tuned. I like Ecutek
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My turbo's fixed and a lot better =)
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Unless you came from something faster than 0-60 in 6 before you should wait and enjoy the speed you have for about 6 months when you will think it is slow. Then put some money into it and make it faster. This way you have excitement that lasts a lot longer I agree with the above, TBE then some sort of Engine Management. Cobb is great if you want good gains and are not going for anything to wild, a UTEC is good if you want to tune it or you can get a Perfect Power from rallitek for cheaper and that is more tunable than a cobb. Sway bars are probably going to be your best bang for your buck (although I am not sure about the sti). I recoment the IPD kit. It is $350 and comes with front and rear swaybars and solid metal enlinks. It save you like $70.

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