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Old 01-03-2013, 10:10 PM   #1
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Default 2011 wrx looking for some more mods

hi i have a 2011 wrx with a catless nvidia dp, spt catback, cobb sf intake with intake box, sti short throw shift kick, cobb ap and a pro tune. im thinking a new fuel pump and injectors and possibly a frount mount or a top mount a and a new pro tune any advise on what i should do. thanks
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:15 PM   #2
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hi i have a 2011 wrx with a catless nvidia dp, spt catback, cobb sf intake with intake box, sti short throw shift kick, cobb ap and a pro tune. im thinking a new fuel pump and injectors and possibly a frount mount or a top mount a and a new pro tune any advise on what i should do. thanks

I would do a sti top mount and sti turbo along with a retune...Injectors cant hurt either
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:19 PM   #3
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I would do a sti top mount and sti turbo along with a retune...Injectors cant hurt either
pretty sure the sti and wrx turbos are almost identical. so ignore this.

you need to decide if you want a top mount of front mount IC, something I have scene debated many times before. search and you will find what you are looking for.

you can do injectors/fuel pump, EL headers, EWG...many options out there, look around and see what people are doing, what fits your budget, and what will get you to your goals.
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:20 PM   #4
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just the 2011 sti top mount and 2011 sti turbo do they bolt right up
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Old 01-03-2013, 10:21 PM   #5
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i love the look of the frount mount but dont wanna cut the bumper and the only front mount i have see is the fms but i have heard it is real cheap
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Old 01-03-2013, 11:29 PM   #6
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the sti turbo will give you nothing! the vf52 you have is an amazing turbo and besides the layout, it's the same.

sell the AP to get cash and get a open source tune. theres no need to have an AP if you already got a pro tune. that thing is only needed for guys who stop at stage 1 or 2. with that cash do injectors and pump, then a new tune. you'll get a little more out of it and a lot with e85 but with the cash you were already going to spend you must get an intercooler. for the highway it doesnt matter; a top mount like the PW or frount mount like the FMS or racer x are fine. yes the FMS and racer x are cheap ($$$) but they are not "cheap." plenty have shown very very good numbers with them.

after that you will see some big TQ gains with a EL header but nothing really for HP. after than a EWG will get you 5-10 more HP and TQ and a few hundred rpm sooner spool. after that you need a new motor and turbo.
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Old 01-03-2013, 11:47 PM   #7
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I would do a sti top mount and sti turbo along with a retune...Injectors cant hurt either
ignore this ^. the 09+ wrx have the same turbo as the sti (different numbers vf52 vs vf48 but same compressor housing)

sti top mount however is not a bad idea, the crappy plastic end tanks on the wrx are no good past about 18 psi. but if you are upgrading you IC you would be better off to get an aftermarket one that is better than the sti one and usually cheaper.

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Old 01-04-2013, 12:42 AM   #8
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just the 2011 sti top mount and 2011 sti turbo do they bolt right up
No, not without wasting A LOT of money.
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Old 01-04-2013, 11:49 AM   #9
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What are your current numbers?
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:04 PM   #10
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I also have a 2011 wrx. I went with a pw tmic, ebcs, cai, tbe, inlet hose with a pro tune and she made 115 whp. I am also wondering what else I can do so squeeze a few more horses out.
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:32 PM   #11
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285 whp are roughly my numbers his dyno said 321 whp and 370trq but he said it was reading a little high
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:34 PM   #12
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I also have a 2011 wrx. I went with a pw tmic, ebcs, cai, tbe, inlet hose with a pro tune and she made 115 whp. I am also wondering what else I can do so squeeze a few more horses out.
you mean 315 whp?
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:36 PM   #13
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you mean 315 whp?
Haha oops yes 315.
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:37 PM   #14
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Do pump, injectors, intercooler, e85

You'll be able to crank up the boost a bit with the corn fuel. You really don't want to run that much more power on a stock block and pump gas.
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Old 01-04-2013, 06:45 PM   #15
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You crank up the boost too high and you will start having issues with the factory BPV. We LOVE the Synapse Synchronic DV on these cars. If you are turning up the wick, it is an upgrade you will want to look in to.

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Old 01-05-2013, 01:04 PM   #16
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Ya I have been interested in the forged blow off valve hear great things about it
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Old 01-05-2013, 01:19 PM   #17
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if you plan on injectors and a pump and e85 is available to you, get an e85 map. im going e85 with a process west tmic in the spring
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Old 01-05-2013, 01:26 PM   #18
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What's all this talk about sti intercoolers? To my knowledge it won't work without a traditionally designed turbo, which would mean a turbo swap
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Old 01-05-2013, 01:30 PM   #19
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What's all this talk about sti intercoolers? To my knowledge it won't work without a traditionally designed turbo, which would mean a turbo swap
it was just that one dope who doesnt know what he is talking about
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Old 01-05-2013, 05:27 PM   #20
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it was just that one dope who doesnt know what he is talking about
Nice pun.
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Old 01-06-2013, 08:47 AM   #21
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OP, not sure what kind of suspension you currently have, but if you're still stock, then I would look there next. At stage 2 with a TP tune on my 2011 wrx, the mods on the car easily overpowered this soft suspension.
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Old 01-08-2013, 03:05 PM   #22
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it was just that one dope who doesnt know what he is talking about
#Winning

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Old 01-08-2013, 03:16 PM   #23
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How much power do you want? How much do you want to spend? How reliable do you want it? That's the three questions you should be asking.
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Old 01-12-2013, 03:10 PM   #24
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How much power do you want? How much do you want to spend? How reliable do you want it? That's the three questions you should be asking.
+1 agree
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Old 01-12-2013, 04:43 PM   #25
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