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Forum: Newbie Forum   04-02-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Axel back - Megan Racing or Nameless Performance

My wife was nice enough to offer to get me axel back exhaust for my birthday for my 2013 WRX.

I have it narrowed down to two of them. The two listed above. Both are very similar in price. I tend...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-07-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Why would you buy a Veloster anyways? They are...

Why would you buy a Veloster anyways? They are fugly. Anywho, I would say to wait and find a car that you actually want to keep. Although, I am the same way. I bought an Audi A4 1.8t, and then sold...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-07-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Look to be sure that the car hasnt been modded....

Look to be sure that the car hasnt been modded. Since it is your buddies car ask him what kind of service was done on the car, oil changes etc.
Be sure that the car doesnt blow any blue smoke while...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-06-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 654
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Just looking for the Axelback not mid or...

Just looking for the Axelback not mid or downpipes.
Yeah, weren't you going to get an AccessPort as well?
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-06-2013, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I did sell my 06 STi Blaze, I got an Audi A4 1.8t...

I did sell my 06 STi Blaze, I got an Audi A4 1.8t convertible. It was nice in the summer, but not enough power.

I would have to agree that the mirror is REALLY nice. Definitely an option I like....
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-05-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 654
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Axel back Exhaust or WRX Spoiler

So I have a birthday coming up. I am debating on these 2 options for my 2013 WRX. Wanted to take a poll on what others would do in my situation. Both are relatively the same price, and both enhance...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-01-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,434
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I stand corrected fidrat. You are correct. 06 or...

I stand corrected fidrat. You are correct. 06 or newer. :)
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-01-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,991
Posted By STi_from_DSM
STi's 6-speed a good upgrade over the WRX?

So my question is this, I know the close ratio 6 speed in the STi is pretty bulletproof and the 5 speed in the WRX has had its issues. Do you think an STi would ever go away with the 6 speed and go...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-01-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 961
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Cobb Accessport is really the base of all your...

Cobb Accessport is really the base of all your upgrade paths. If you plan on doing anything past Catback exhaust then I would highly recommend getting one. Especially since the factory tunes on these...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-30-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,434
Posted By STi_from_DSM
If you can swing it, try and get an 05 or newer...

If you can swing it, try and get an 05 or newer as you get the bump in displacement to 2.5L. I would make sure the car is stock, you never want to buy someone else's project. Plus you want to make...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-30-2013, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 462
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I wish I could have taken my Bose system out of...

I wish I could have taken my Bose system out of my Audi and put it in the WRX. The sound system in the WRX is quite bad. Not horrible, but not good either.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-16-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,522
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I am just trying to keep my options open. I know...

I am just trying to keep my options open. I know the 04 STi and the WRX share the same wheel size. I wouldnt normally go from a 235 to a 225, but if i could find something cheap enough I would for...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-15-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,522
Posted By STi_from_DSM
So here is another question. Would the stock...

So here is another question. Would the stock 225/45/17 5x100 2004 STi BBS rims fit on my 13' WRX? I looked and they have the same offset, but I do not know enough about tires to know if that would be...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-15-2013, 02:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,522
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Dang, I forgot that the STi and WRX do not share...

Dang, I forgot that the STi and WRX do not share the same specs. Thanks!
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-15-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,522
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Wheel offset on 13 wrx

I apologize for not doing a search on this first. What is the wheel offset on the 11-13 WRX? I'm assuming the bolt pattern is still the same at 5x114.3? Any help would be appreciated.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-14-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,177
Posted By STi_from_DSM
It was my understanding that the STi spoiler...

It was my understanding that the STi spoiler weighs in at close to 50 lbs. (Not sure if that is true or not) But the issue is the springs are not beefy enough to handle the weight with the trunk...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-14-2013, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 580
Posted By STi_from_DSM
How many miles are on it? Find out if any mods...

How many miles are on it? Find out if any mods had been done previous to you looking at it. I would say do NOT buy it if anything was modded, just because you do not know if everything was done...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-12-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,780
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I agree, the new Audi's do look nice, but the...

I agree, the new Audi's do look nice, but the Subaru has it beat.
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-12-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,093
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I got a black one, but the Plasma blue was an...

I got a black one, but the Plasma blue was an interesting choice. I would go with White or Plasma blue if you can. I do agree that you always see the silver and WR Blue ones. Still, any color you...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-12-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,780
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Lol thank you Master Yoda, hehehe. It is great to...

Lol thank you Master Yoda, hehehe. It is great to be back. Audi's are no fun! Well the convertible thing was fun in the summer, but I like to have AWD and great performance. I will take that over...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-11-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I recently just picked up my 13' WRX. It was a...

I recently just picked up my 13' WRX. It was a base with the short throw shifter, all weather mats, and the compass rear view mirror with dimmer. (Too bad it wasnt Homelink)
If you are going to go...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-11-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,780
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I definitely dont want to baby it, i bought this...

I definitely dont want to baby it, i bought this car to drive it, but i do want to be sure that i dont break anything. This is my first ever brand new car. After 500 miles I might start opening it up...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-11-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,780
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I have not opened it up yet. From 0-500 miles I...

I have not opened it up yet. From 0-500 miles I am going to do no more than 3k RPMs
After 500 I will do 3750 up to 1000 miles. Then hopefully nothing over 5000 till around 3k miles.
I have varied...
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-11-2013, 09:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,780
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I love White! White would have been my first...

I love White! White would have been my first choice, but this deal was too good to pass up!
Forum: Newbie Forum   03-11-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,780
Posted By STi_from_DSM
New 2013 Black WRX

After a long 7 months being in an Audi A4 1.8t I am back where I belong. Recently picked up a black 2013 WRX with 12 miles on it. (4 were from my test drive). Breaking it in now not going over 3000...
Forum: Newbie Forum   02-10-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Re: 2013 wrx

I went to an Audi A4 1.8t Cabriolet and it was the WORST mistake trading in my 06STi. It will be so great getting back to my roots, lol

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Forum: Newbie Forum   02-09-2013, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 725
Posted By STi_from_DSM
2013 wrx

Finally going to be back in A new white wrx in a week. So excited!
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-15-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By STi_from_DSM
The end of an era

Well it finally happened. I sold my pride and joy. I had an 06 STi. White, extremely low miles at 35k. I traded it in on an Audi A4 Convertible. I know everything about my STi as I have been...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-08-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,191
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Instead of doing all that work just buy an 04...

Instead of doing all that work just buy an 04 STi. Probably easier in the long run.
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-13-2011, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,105
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Might wanna get a keychain so you dont lose it...

Might wanna get a keychain so you dont lose it again. Keys can get expensive.
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-10-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Eww, Focus. Lol. Jk dude. WRX's hold their value...

Eww, Focus. Lol. Jk dude. WRX's hold their value VERY well. I could sell my STi right now for more than I bought it for and I have had it for a year.
My advice would be to save up a little bit of...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-09-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I had a T3/T4 on my Eclipse GS-T. Beast of a...

I had a T3/T4 on my Eclipse GS-T. Beast of a turbo, but takes a day to wind up. Once it does, engage warp gears, lol. If he doesnt know the specs i would steer clear of it. Makes me leary when people...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-28-2011, 02:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,821
Posted By STi_from_DSM
The kid is 19 and has a 2011 WRX Limited? What is...

The kid is 19 and has a 2011 WRX Limited? What is he a stock broker? Find out if it is stolen. (No offense to any of the younger generation, but when I was 19 I had a Mazda 323 with 82 horsepower and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-27-2011, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,821
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Call me crazy, but I think trading an EVO to just...

Call me crazy, but I think trading an EVO to just a regular WRX is kind of a downgrade. EVO and STi are on par with each other, EVO and WRX the EVO would win out in my mind.
In my mind any modded...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-19-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By STi_from_DSM
That looks super clean man. Congrats on the new...

That looks super clean man. Congrats on the new ride. Your Audi looks pretty nice as well. You gonna be keeping both?
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-17-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 13,132
Posted By STi_from_DSM
It is not a paddle shift, but a fugly tiptronic....

It is not a paddle shift, but a fugly tiptronic. VERY disappointing.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-04-2011, 07:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,087
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Wouldnt a FMIC run a lot more air than a TMIC?

Wouldnt a FMIC run a lot more air than a TMIC?
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-20-2011, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,110
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Tell the cop to appreciate the sound a Subaru...

Tell the cop to appreciate the sound a Subaru makes. Then slap him in the face with the ticket he gives you. Lol
I have that same exhaust and think it sounds marvelous. I even turn my music down...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-07-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,394
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I hate to jack the post, but I have a stock...

I hate to jack the post, but I have a stock exhaust I took off my 06 STi this spring. If you are interested we can talk.
$2500 for complete exhaust is WAY too much. You could get an entire new...
Forum: Newbie Forum   09-07-2011, 03:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,396
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I have noticed this as well in my 06 STi. It...

I have noticed this as well in my 06 STi. It levels out in the long run and I usually get around 250 ish miles to a tank. But the first 50 or so miles will usually knock it down from the full line to...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-23-2011, 09:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,772
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I use full synthetic in my 06 STi. If you can...

I use full synthetic in my 06 STi. If you can afford it why not use it? But to each his own I guess. I treat my car like royalty.
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-14-2011, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,721
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I have seen 27 tops all highway on my 06 STi. I...

I have seen 27 tops all highway on my 06 STi. I normally see 24 highway in the summer and 22 highway winter.
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-14-2011, 08:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,660
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I got the HKS Hi-Power Catback in my 06 STi and I...

I got the HKS Hi-Power Catback in my 06 STi and I absolutely LOVE the sound. Was around $725 installed.
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-11-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,625
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Stepping up from a Maxima to a WRX is a pretty...

Stepping up from a Maxima to a WRX is a pretty big step. Especially at 17. I just bought my 06 STi when I was 28. If I would have had a fast car back when I was that age I would have had a lot more...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-11-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,721
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I will give Kia props for their new Optima. It...

I will give Kia props for their new Optima. It does look nice, and actually has a few more ponies than the WRX does. I still believe the WRX to be WAY better and it is AWD. Go for the WRX!
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-25-2011, 05:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,246
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I was the same way. I had lost all hope and was...

I was the same way. I had lost all hope and was going to buy an STi from a dealer that had 50k miles on it for 23k (06) but then found the one I have now for $26k with 9800 miles on it.
IMO, I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-25-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,566
Posted By STi_from_DSM
The STi has a rough ride from what I am used to....

The STi has a rough ride from what I am used to. Come to MN and drive down I-94 between Monticello and St. Cloud and tell me either car isnt "that bad" I love my STi, but I do hate the bouncing up...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-25-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 856
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I am the same way. I didn't like the red before,...

I am the same way. I didn't like the red before, but on the new models it does look nice. Congrats on the new purchase.
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-25-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,730
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I was originally looking to buy a 2011 STi. I was...

I was originally looking to buy a 2011 STi. I was told the only way to really get one was to order one from the factory. Never really got prices on them, but I do know the STi Limited's were around...
Forum: Newbie Forum   07-16-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Maintenance would be pretty much the same for any...

Maintenance would be pretty much the same for any car turbo or not. Be sure to put the best quality oil in it you can, buy premium gas; at least 92 octane if not 93 even if that means driving out of...
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