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Old 11-12-2012, 11:55 AM   #28
kpluiten
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Originally Posted by 2011rexowner View Post
granted i have a newer sti, but just to give you an idea to get 365 whp it cost me 4500. changed the turbo,inj.,fuel pump,up pipe,and cai. we did dyno at 392 but felt the psi was just too much. my point is nothings cheap and everyone that claims they want 400whp because 350 isnt enough in this little car is high as a kite. everytime i take off in this car and punch it i can understand why the thread "do you really want 400whp?" was made. and i came from 450 hp mustangs.
This.

I've had 100 new subaru owners show up at our weekly meet and tell me they are aiming for 400whp. Everyone that rode in my car with 375whp/360wtq were blown away at how fast the car was. It would tear the tires off the road. 400awhp is very different than 400rwhp in feel when you're just having fun on the steets around town. The car was way faster than 400 hp RWD cars in nearly every way.

Also, that setup was a PAIN to keep running well. I'm done with that. EJ207 with a nice 300-350whp will be super fun and reliable. I can't wait to finish it.

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