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Old 11-01-2012, 07:35 PM   #19
AKSubie
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Originally Posted by kayetealynn View Post
C) The BRZ transmission is actually not designed to handle the power most people are wanting from a turbo BRZ which means they literally have to redo everything.
Weren't the Bugeye transmissions considered undesireable for the power? Something about "glass trannies"?

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Originally Posted by kayetealynn View Post
E) The Subaru reps I've talked to about a turbo version have told me not to expect one for at least a few years if they decide to actually start to develop a turbo BRZ. They've confirmed Subaru is considering the idea but has not determined whether or not to move forward with it.
Not to say you are wrong, HOWEVER there were many Subaru reps that were denying the next gen LGT would have a Turbo stateside, or rather it was fairly slim. After a member and I saw a couple we learned a few reps knew about it, but were sworn to not mention anything till Subaru did. Basically, the rep you have spoken to might or might not know, but I doubt they'd share anything.
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