Originally Posted by GetSideways
more money than if you went with an sti????...i guess that depends on where your standing..... i payed 235xx for my wrx and its almost 13.0 with just exhaust and an ecu tune which is faster than most sti's stock b/c subaru owners usually can't drive......500 for ecu plus 650 for used full tb exhaust....ill even throw in a blown tranny for ya 3,500 (new stock) and you can launch it like you stole it...all can be had for less than 30k ....minus not having that avcs that anyone can tune right... from where i sit, im still financially better off.....
there is a big difference from low 12's to low 13's. you can throw in that 3500 for the tranny, but what you goig to throw in for the motor to last for consistent low 12's.Plus you get bigger brakes, better suspension, hids, and everything that an sti has over a wrx