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Old 10-24-2012, 07:48 AM   #18
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2004 WRX STI/ 00 OBS


Originally Posted by fr0st
One thing is for sure,

It is not normal use of a car. It wasn't engineered for it. So it's life should be shorter than than using it just as a DD.

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Originally Posted by subenerd
Avoid sustained high rpms.
Originally Posted by Ghidorah

Get a Si or used S2000 I've revved to 9200 rpm in my old Si everyday without any flaws. Of course my ECU was re flashed but my rods and springs were all stock. I could easily pass a WRX
It seems the interwebs experts have arrived!

Seriously. Preventative maintenance, a good tune, go racing. If you're really worried grab a wideband Air/Fuel and an oil pressure gauge. As long as you don't over rev the engine, high RPMs won't hurt anything.
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