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Old 07-08-2012, 02:39 AM   #26
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This has to be the worst photo for checking out wheel gap in the history of cars...
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Old 07-08-2012, 08:16 AM   #27
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This has to be the worst photo for checking out wheel gap in the history of cars...
It could have been taken at night
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Old 07-08-2012, 09:23 AM   #28
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^ I hate pictures like that. I can't see anything... Perfect, black wheels, black tires, in a black wheel well. Get some light on that thing! Were looking for fender gap, not window tint!

Back on topic, plenty of people have stated it... Turbo back or just a down pipe, tune, and you're set. And although everyone will disagree with me (aside from people who have actually done it), an intake seems to add a good 20-30 ft/lbs, as long as you're tuned for it.
sorry for bad pic. This pic should be let you know how it looks with RCE spring. Not much drop.

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Old 07-08-2012, 05:39 PM   #29
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As stated, dp and tune. And the car looks nice, but as stated as well, most springs don't help much in the handling department. Some actually make it much worse. Personally, I have no experience with those springs, so I don't know if they are good or not, but I'd highly recommend calling some quality vendors and seeing what they suggest for suspension. Check out Turn In Concepts, they have a good rep.
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Old 07-09-2012, 12:51 AM   #30
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stiffer rollbars front/rear are a better handling mod than slamming your car.

By a lot, most lowering kits make your suspension geometry worse. Yes I know it looks "cool" to be dragging your wrx along the pavement like every VW out there...but you're not improving your car's performance.
This is what I am going to do. I drive my car allot, like 24,000 miles a year and I don't want a stiff ride.
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Old 02-22-2013, 04:08 PM   #31
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currently, I have WRX 2011 and I also a stage 2 set up with:
+ CBE
+ Down Pipe
+ CAI

Do i need a Boost Solenoid, fuel pump and injector for this set up?
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Old 02-22-2013, 04:25 PM   #32
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This is what I am going to do. I drive my car allot, like 24,000 miles a year and I don't want a stiff ride.
Stiffer swaybars should be used to adjust oversteer/understeer AFAIK. I would get stiffer springs.
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Old 02-22-2013, 04:37 PM   #33
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Stiffer swaybars should be used to adjust oversteer/understeer AFAIK. I would get stiffer springs.
Sway bars do essentially act like springs in a corner, or at least for the outside wheels, they do. Instead of a spring compressing, the bar is flexed, but both limit suspension travel, and therefor change in geometry, and therefor tire contact.

The reduced body roll is also welcomed, and lends itself to greater cornering confidence.

As far as bumps go, sway bars DO increase ride stiffness if you hit a bump with half of your car. The left and right suspension are in 'disagreement' when you hit a pot hole or similar, and therefor the sway bar will provide resistance. This is why rally cars often don't even have sway bars.
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Old 02-22-2013, 04:39 PM   #34
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Also, not that most people care, but ask what kind of dyno there using as different dynos will give you the "numbers" your looking for. I prefer a mustang dyno because it reads lower. I personally just feel its a more accurate number. From what I've read all over other forums its like a 12% difference between a mustang dyno and dyno jet.
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Old 02-22-2013, 04:57 PM   #35
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currently, I have WRX 2011 and I also a stage 2 set up with:
+ CBE
+ Down Pipe
+ CAI

Do i need a Boost Solenoid, fuel pump and injector for this set up?
it wouldnt hurt to have them. FP get DW65c its a direct swap no cutting what so ever!

and Grimmspeed EBS.
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Old 02-22-2013, 05:32 PM   #36
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it wouldnt hurt to have them. FP get DW65c its a direct swap no cutting what so ever!

and Grimmspeed EBS.
So I can either have them or not rite? What is different if I have them in my set up and dont have them in my set up. THanks
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Old 02-22-2013, 05:45 PM   #37
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So I can either have them or not rite? What is different if I have them in my set up and dont have them in my set up. THanks
fp is just install and go. the ebcs needs a tune special for it.i have the grimmspeed ebcs. nice piece. that fp and injectors are my next mods.
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Old 02-22-2013, 05:49 PM   #38
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it wouldnt hurt to have them. FP get DW65c its a direct swap no cutting what so ever!

and Grimmspeed EBS.
I hate when people say this, have you actually done the DW65c fuel pump install? You're right no cutting but its absolutely the worst thing I've ever had to install on my car. You need 2 people minimum and you have to be gentle and firm at the same time when doing this install. Honestly just pay someone to do this install. If I knew what it entailed before I started doing it I would have.
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Old 02-22-2013, 07:42 PM   #39
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I hate when people say this, have you actually done the DW65c fuel pump install? You're right no cutting but its absolutely the worst thing I've ever had to install on my car. You need 2 people minimum and you have to be gentle and firm at the same time when doing this install. Honestly just pay someone to do this install. If I knew what it entailed before I started doing it I would have.
really?? I just looked up the install instructions and does not look hard whatsover. the reviews on rally sport have several people saying it was incredibly easy and it took about an hour...

what part did u have issues with?
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Old 02-22-2013, 08:30 PM   #40
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As stated, dp and tune. And the car looks nice, but as stated as well, most springs don't help much in the handling department. Some actually make it much worse. Personally, I have no experience with those springs, so I don't know if they are good or not, but I'd highly recommend calling some quality vendors and seeing what they suggest for suspension. Check out Turn In Concepts, they have a good rep.
The RCE springs that the OP is running (I'm assuming to bee the RCE blacks) were highly recommended to me by TiC to improve the performance.
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Old 02-22-2013, 08:38 PM   #41
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The RCE springs that the OP is running (I'm assuming to bee the RCE blacks) were highly recommended to me by TiC to improve the performance.
rce are amazing springs. i have the whole racecomp setup. just dont throw springs on stock struts. they are underdampened.
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Old 02-23-2013, 05:34 PM   #42
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I hate when people say this, have you actually done the DW65c fuel pump install? You're right no cutting but its absolutely the worst thing I've ever had to install on my car. You need 2 people minimum and you have to be gentle and firm at the same time when doing this install. Honestly just pay someone to do this install. If I knew what it entailed before I started doing it I would have.

dont be a negative nancy, its very straight forward and simple i rather have a stumble instead of hacking apart a housing. ive done several for a few members of my area alone. never an issue.
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