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Old 12-04-2012, 04:53 PM   #38
Element Tuning
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Originally Posted by K1WRC View Post
I agree to keep the ABS. I tried pulling the ABS fuse for a session at my last track day, it was entertaining.... There was just no way that I could carry the same speed into braking zones that weren't a straight line without locking up a tire. Straight line braking was great though... I was about 2 sec a lap slower than my previous sessions.

Sorry to threadjack, but is the STI ABS pump different/better/less intrusive? I have an '06 STI 6 speed, with DCCD pro etc. and was wondering if that would be a worthwhile upgrade on my 03 WRX.
Yes the STi ABS is way better than the 02-03 WRX ABS which sucks by comparison (when ABS engages it releases too much braking to the other wheels because it's not 4 wheel independent). I'm pretty sure there was a (not recall) bulletin that Subaru would swap the the ABS computer on the early WRX models for free.
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