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Old 10-23-2008, 01:21 AM   #1
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i've been thinkin about doin some light auto-x
i currently have stock wrx turbo stg 2 AP

right now i am more concentrated on suspension, drivetrain than pushing power.

recent mods:
24mm front & rear whiteline sways
complete kartboy shift assembly (front & rear bushings, short shifter)
prodrives

want to get:
wider wheels + sticky tires
FP18G

here is where i'm torn between
i could get the 18g and just use OTS cobb ap map
be stuck with ****ty stock wheels + tires
no money for injectors + tune

OR
i could keep the stock turbo, get clark to tune my current setup.
possibly do the tgv delete
and hopefully trade for bigger tires

in auto-x do you think 18g would be more benificial to me or more grip with stock turbo?
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Old 10-23-2008, 12:04 PM   #2
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forgot to put in the last part last night.
please put your opinion in.
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Old 10-28-2008, 04:20 AM   #3
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since you auto-x id go for wider, sticker tires. my .02
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Old 10-28-2008, 08:29 AM   #4
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I'd also get some real tires before you start trying to make any more power.
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Old 10-28-2008, 10:06 AM   #5
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Ditto all that. Build a stomping chassis first; Tires, suspension, brakes. And for Auto-x ya may wanna stick with the smaller, quicker spooling turbo.
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Old 10-28-2008, 11:24 AM   #6
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Tires first, suspension, brakes, power in that order.

Also, do you want to be competitive and win, or just get out there and try it? Right now you're in ESP with a handicap even to stock STI's. Put in the 18G and you're now in SM against a lot of other various makes.

My .02 is to stay with the stock turbo. I'm on the stock block/turbo and made 243 whp and 351 wtq. In raw times I beat almost everything except for a handful of fast drivers (we trade on and off who wins) and the faster karts. My friend has a 20G and while it gives him power, it's not usable for AX.
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Old 10-28-2008, 11:35 AM   #7
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If you do the 18g you will HAVE to do injectors, your stock WRX injectors will not keep up with an 18g. And I wouldnt trust an OTS map for an 18g so you would need money for a tune as well.
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Old 10-31-2008, 01:42 PM   #8
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A solid upgrade path would be to increase traction first to hone your skills. Then once you add more power you should still be able to put it to the ground.

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