Originally Posted by Byzantium
235 whp is very plausible for that setup if it's tuned (did he say?). That FMIC is a bit out of place and could be bit detrimental to driving performance. If you're looking for 350 whp, good luck with your reliability goal without building your engine and transmission. If you meant 350 chp (275 whp), assuming the car doesn't have high mileage or was abused (in general the engine being in good shape), easily done.
I am looking for 350whp. I was reading in the FAQ's and they said that 400whp was the point where these motors need to be built and thats why I thought 350whp would be fine.
The car has a V.8 STI 6 speed tranny in it now.