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Forum: Newbie Forum   01-13-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,745
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I would consider a VR-4 to be badass, an SL not...

I would consider a VR-4 to be badass, an SL not so much. Still a nice vehicle though.
CVT tranny's have always been disappointing to me. So I do not have much faith in them.
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-09-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,745
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Automatics are for the ladies.... Enough said. ...

Automatics are for the ladies.... Enough said.

Manuals are so much fun to drive, why waste it on an automatic? And a CVT auto to be even more blunt. CVT's are garbage. They always have been and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-09-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 15,607
Posted By STi_from_DSM
The wing for a 2005 and for a 2011 are also much...

The wing for a 2005 and for a 2011 are also much different. In my opinion the wing makes the car.
Of course that is just my opinion. You can plug the holes you aren't going to be using with a plug...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-09-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,811
Posted By STi_from_DSM
So after completely being disgusted about how the...

So after completely being disgusted about how the 06-07 looked, I ended up absolutely loving it and bought one. I am afraid the new style was the same way for me when I first saw it and now I think...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-09-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 684
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I have never had any luck with salvage title...

I have never had any luck with salvage title cars. If you can find out what shop did the work then you may have some luck.
As stated above, check out the body work on the back end. Make sure the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-09-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Hmmm, for some reason my signature got erased. I...

Hmmm, for some reason my signature got erased. I currently have a 2013 WRX. I just recently bought a set of winter tires and rims for it after searching for several months I just bit the bullet and...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-09-2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By STi_from_DSM
My intuition says a 17x7.5 would fit an 18x7.5....

My intuition says a 17x7.5 would fit an 18x7.5. With the calipers being the only obstacle. I went on the Discount Tire site and Drag DR33 is listed in an 18x7.5 format for the STi. I should be ok,...
Forum: Newbie Forum   01-08-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 508
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Will these fit?

So I have the unique opportunity to upgrade from a WRX to an STi .
What I wanted to know is this. I bought a set of drag dr33 rims with the stock size tire in 17" for my WRX

Now before you say...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-03-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I had the HKS Hi-power cat back on my 06 STi....

I had the HKS Hi-power cat back on my 06 STi. Very nice sound, not a lot of drone on the highway. It was relatively cheap at $750 installed.
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-16-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,038
Posted By STi_from_DSM
91 Octane should be outlawed. I do not consider...

91 Octane should be outlawed. I do not consider that premium. 92 or 93 octane should be premium, 89-91 should be mid grade. :)
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-16-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,662
Posted By STi_from_DSM
There is never a replacement for an STi. I had an...

There is never a replacement for an STi. I had an 06 STi, and then bought a 2013 WRX. My STi feels just about the same as my WRX granted they are two different generations.
The STi has bulletproof...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-14-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 896
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I would agree with xnathanx2. If you could...

I would agree with xnathanx2. If you could finance a brand new WRX that would be your best bet. I was a few thousand under water from my previous Audi, and rolled that into the new car as well. 18k...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-11-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,219
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I think it would drivable if you fixed the front...

I think it would drivable if you fixed the front wheel. Did you get an estimate for all the damage?
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-11-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,444
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Very nice looking wagon! Is that HKS exhaust...

Very nice looking wagon!

Is that HKS exhaust in the back?
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-03-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
Posted By STi_from_DSM
I went with the Nameless, and it sounds...

I went with the Nameless, and it sounds FANTASTIC! So glad I went with it.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-02-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 23,527
Posted By STi_from_DSM
In my opinion the 2015 has better options, but...

In my opinion the 2015 has better options, but looks TERRIBLE! Sorry to any of the 2015 owners out there.
But if you are looking for brand new, the 2014 would be my choice. All the bugs have been...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-02-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By STi_from_DSM
Nameless Performance sells a great piece. (Axel...

Nameless Performance sells a great piece. (Axel back, a few options on the look, for fairly cheap).
I just got the single wall flush cut exhaust for $336 shipped to my doorstep. The stock exhaust,...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-02-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 726
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: 813
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: 512
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: 967
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: 1,295
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: 967
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: 2,177
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: 13,355
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: 1,434
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: 2,177
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: 656
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: 9,534
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: 9,534
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: 9,534
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: 9,534
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: 21
Views: 15,607
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: 878
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: 3,330
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: 2,283
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: 3,330
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: 1,295
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: 3,330
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: 3,330
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: 3,330
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: 3,330
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: 1,016
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: 1,016
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: 662
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: 1,522
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: 5,787
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: 809
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: 1,249
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: 3,627
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...
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