Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Tuesday October 13, 2015
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences Home Registration is free! Visit the NASIOC Store NASIOC Rules Search Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Calendar Archive NASIOC Upgrade Garage Logout
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC General > Motorsports

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads. 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-23-2004, 06:19 PM   #1
Scooby Specialist
Member#: 2953
Join Date: Nov 2000
Chapter/Region: MWSOC
Location: Rochester, MI, USA
2000 Impreza 2.5RS
2005 Impreza WRX STi

Default Is an RS more competitive in GS or STS?

Basically just like the title says, do you think that an RS is a more nationally competitve car in GS or in STS?

* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
RebelINS is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Old 02-23-2004, 06:52 PM   #2
Scooby Guru
Member#: 7492
Join Date: Jun 2001
Chapter/Region: South East
Location: Hotlanta, GA
No race cars


STS by far

trhoppe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-23-2004, 07:51 PM   #3
NASIOC Supporter
Member#: 161
Join Date: Aug 1999
Chapter/Region: South East
Location: WNC
89 MR2 (Ice Blue)


I'd vote for STS as well.

This is partly because the lower the traction environment you are running in, the greater the traction advantage between AWD and 2WD cars is. (In other words, the difference between AWD and 2WD on street tires is more noticeable than the difference between them on R-compounds.)

Shane -- SM 729
Warp3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-23-2004, 10:48 PM   #4
Scooby Specialist
Member#: 3363
Join Date: Dec 2000
Chapter/Region: NWIC
Location: Salem, Oregon
1982 Reynard
Blue, Red, and White


Under last year's STS rules, I'd call that a push. Under this year's STS rules, the car is much more capable in STS than in GS.

Oh.... and a GS 2.5RS isn't a whole lot of fun. You can either have terminal on throttle push or scary trailbraking oversteer on corner entry. You must have one of the two.

The "new" car is much more fun to drive. Almost twice the whp and half the drive wheels.

Andy H.
25th at 2003 Nationals in GS
adhowe70 is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Being More Competitive in G Stock THansenite Autocross 9 04-12-2010 07:20 PM
Looking for SSR competitions in silver or anthracite imprezive one Private 'Wanted' Classifieds 7 01-07-2004 07:48 PM
Is detonation more likely in summer or winter? Rich10 Factory 2.0L Turbo Powertrain (EJ Series Factory 2.0L Turbo) 5 10-20-2002 08:06 PM
Reality check - is a stock WRX in SCCA Solo II in GS, or was it DS? Skobie Motorsports 2 07-19-2002 11:35 AM
Can an RS beat a chipped A4 or a Vette? aarneson General Forum Archive 27 03-27-2001 12:30 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:09 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2015 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2015, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.