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Old 07-19-2005, 11:42 AM   #1
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2007 WRX STI Spec C

Default Very little lag with 9:1 CR jdm EJ205

with 9:1 CR on a JDM EJ205, i'm willing to bet it would give better mileage than a usdm/uk EJ205?? i'm just not too happy with the power to gas mileage ratio on my stock wrx. my civic might be marginally slower, but its alot more frugal. I get around 20 mpg now compared to almost 30mpg with the civic, although my wrx is faster, but its probably only about 1 sec quicker at the dragstrip.

Also, a jdm wrx uses a vf35, but with much higher CR, it has less lag and hits boost easier and earlier. Would i be able to get the same kind of response (less lag) if i do v34, a tune, TB?? considering the ball bearing design of the vf34 as compared to a vf35. will i overcome the lower CR with a ball bearing turbo??
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