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Old 01-08-2003, 10:54 AM   #1
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Default How many are really getting one?

Alot of people lust after the STi, but I was just wondering how many of you are actually taking the steps to get one. I'm interested in getting a slightly used WRX once all the new ones come out because I can't afford anything else...(plus after all of you trade yours in to get an STi... there should be plenty around .. no?)
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Old 01-08-2003, 11:26 AM   #2
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If I have the opportunity to purchase one I most likely will. I have my name on two waiting lists and I'm ready to retire my S4. The cost of this car is not a problem, it is less than an S4.
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Old 01-08-2003, 11:39 AM   #3
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Maybe in 2 years. I just bought the WRX 1.5 years ago. It's too soon to change cars. I can't afford higher monthly payments at this point (wedding, new house, etc.).
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Old 01-08-2003, 11:46 AM   #4
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I purchased a RS in September of 97, and lobbied hard for the WRX to come to the states. When the WRX finally did come I wasn't impressed with the styling and it was not at the right time for me. I have patiently waited for the redesign and now we are given a gift from Subaru..the mighty USA STi all decked out.

I'm guranteed (from wife and dealer) a STi when it comes this spring/summer. 99.9% chance.

Truly,

Davis
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Old 01-08-2003, 11:53 AM   #5
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I've got $13K left on my WRX loan, so I was planning on waiting to a point where I could sell my WRX for about $8000K more than what is left on the loan. That way I could buy an STi and keep my monthly payments about the same as they are now with a little extra cash saved up. This is assuming the STi is ~31K though.

So I will be seriously thinking about an STi next spring. But not this summer.

-BrianK
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Old 01-08-2003, 12:14 PM   #6
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I am no2 on the list for one, have been for ages, my WRX is only 1.5 years old, and there is still a considerable amount on the note left, not to mention all the stuff I've done to it, that I'd have to remove if I were to trade it.

I might just wait till next summer, after my wedding - and getting the note down further.
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Old 01-08-2003, 12:19 PM   #7
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I just paid off my WRX and I want to enjoy that feeling for awhile

But there will be an STi in the future for me, that's for sure.

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Old 01-08-2003, 12:22 PM   #8
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I wish. But I'm about to go back to college for (hopefully) 4 years and won't be able to take my car there. so my new rex will be sitting around doing nothing.

Maybe when I'm out of college and if I get a good enough job I'll get one. I want one SOOOOOO bad.

*I almost feel bad wanting such a nice car when I already have a wrx though. Shouldn't I just be happy with what I have?
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Old 01-08-2003, 12:32 PM   #9
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Not me.

I'm saving for vf30, and ECUtek.

I'll be happy with 300 whp on my "old skool" WRX.
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Old 01-08-2003, 12:39 PM   #10
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First on list at area dealer.

Gonna trade in the [future] wife's car for the STi, and she'll get the 2002 WRX wagon.

I have a lease ending in the summer on a MY00 Boxster, and I can replace it with a car that I'm more enthused about for *less* cash. Works out nicely for me.
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Old 01-08-2003, 12:43 PM   #11
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I will be having two (see my other post) and my WRX will be up for sale come end of mch, beginning of April, so email me if you are interested

p-rex
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Old 01-08-2003, 12:58 PM   #12
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I'll be keeping Sue. My soon-to-be wife will be donig an EJ20 transplant into her GC8, I will be building my 2.7L stroker in the mean time.
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Old 01-08-2003, 01:00 PM   #13
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I'm already on the waiting list... I'm driving a beater until it arrives so that I have no car payment...

I will own one, no question.
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Old 01-08-2003, 01:01 PM   #14
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Since I crashed MY99 in 2000, I have been driving some kind of FORD Anyway I think it's time that I should finally get back into a scoobie. Count me in.
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Old 01-08-2003, 01:10 PM   #15
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Sticking with the WRX for now. I'm looking forward to the day I line up next to a STI, give him props for his car, and then proceed to smoke him in my plain old WRX Of course, if he has modded his car, then I might have to re-think my plan....
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Old 01-08-2003, 01:11 PM   #16
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I was going to sell my car this month but figured I'll wait a couple of months to sell it and keep some parts for the STi.

I'm also in the top 5 (but first to put deposit down) in my area for a White WRX!



I love this car!!!

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Old 01-08-2003, 01:12 PM   #17
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At 2/dealership... hardly anyone.
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Old 01-08-2003, 01:12 PM   #18
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Unless something goes horribly wrong we will be getting the first one from our dealer at MSRP. (all in writing and signed by saleman and sales manager)
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Old 01-08-2003, 01:23 PM   #19
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Well,
My WRX is silver and stock with the wing. I may consider selling it some months from now, It'll probably have about 20k by then.. Email if you're interested. I would love to sell it to someone who appreciates the WRX.
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Old 01-08-2003, 01:41 PM   #20
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I am supposedly #1 in my dealer ( owner is a friend of mine) and I got approval from my CFO...my wife

Now who wants a 02 WRX WRB mint, 11,116 miles, going either way in the spring. (sold/ traded) No tire kickers please. Wife drives the car 90% of the time.
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Old 01-08-2003, 02:00 PM   #21
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I am workin every angle to get one,
got a buyer lined up for my wrx ( friend of mine ) to purchase
it in june/july ish, savin up for the down to try and bring the payments down. tryin to pay off my streetbike with my tax return ( or killing the credit cards , regardless, less monthly outgo ) so I can afford it, I think the wife is reluctantly allowing me to do so since it seems I have figured out a plan on this. sellin all my extra toys too, dj stuff etc etc... so yea, I will have a white one some months from now.


--nate
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Old 01-08-2003, 02:14 PM   #22
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My WRX ended it's life on a pole last year. I could get another one but I decided to drive a beater through winter and get an STi. Man I'm glad I made this!
1st on the list from half a year.
I hardly can wait. I want it now!!!
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Old 01-08-2003, 02:16 PM   #23
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Default Re: How many are really getting one?

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Originally posted by supertikkigod
Alot of people lust after the STi, but I was just wondering how many of you are actually taking the steps to get one. I'm interested in getting a slightly used WRX once all the new ones come out because I can't afford anything else...(plus after all of you trade yours in to get an STi... there should be plenty around .. no?)
I'm selling my Rex right now to get an STi, already put a deposit down.

Email me: craig__w@hotmail.com if you're interested. 5spd, 25000 miles, WR Blue, Excelon Stereo with Rockford Components and JL 10" Sub. I've been running it on 17" Prodrive P1's which I could be tempted to sell with it, although they'll make a good set of snow wheels . The original tires and wheels have about 1000 miles on them.

-Craig
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Old 01-08-2003, 02:18 PM   #24
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Wow, this has turned into a "For Sale" thread.
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Old 01-08-2003, 02:19 PM   #25
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<rasies hand> And if they make white then I am getting white. Right now black is on order.
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