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Old 04-21-2013, 06:57 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Lurk View Post
The RA meant "Race Altered" and it was a Light weight WRX. It had less bells and whistles so it was more affordable.NO...foglamps, boot spoiler, underseal or radio, air conditioning, or electric windows. A majority of the sound deadening material was romoved too. RA engines prior to 1996 had a closed-deck block, after they went to semi-closed block. Doing a 99 WRX RA engine build for my 03 WRX wagon. Thanks for all the info WelDon1
Have to correct on this, "RA engines prior to 1996 had a closed-deck block, after they went to semi-closed block."

In between 1996 Ver2 and up to 2001 Ver7, all Type RA, R and STI had open deck blocks.
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