Originally Posted by builthatch
stage 1 AP flash, all else stock, is a completely different car. like, not even close. driveability, fuel mileage and overall performance are improved to varying degrees. i could never ever in good conscience recommend not doing it
I don't doubt any of that. Truthfully I'd love
to go Stage 1. I've heard nothing but great things about a quality tune and Cobb AP. However the powertrain warranty saved my bacon in a previous car, so I refuse to give that up. My WRX is just fun A to B transportation for me, so I'll remain in blissful ignorance.