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Old 01-16-2013, 12:11 PM   #1233
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2003 Impreza TS


Originally Posted by 03Rextacy View Post
You're going to have to swap everything harness wise. Why 06 tranny? If you're going to do a stock / factory trans, go 07 sti trans. 6 gears and they're super strong. Otherwise, from the above posts, go ppg, the Wrx trans is an accident waiting to happen
yeah that's what I hear. That's why I was thinking about getting the PPG tranny. I hear that the STI tranny's are very strong, but because of the gearing and 1 less gear the ppg 5MT will be faster and have a lower idle at cruising speeds(for mpg considerations lol). Plus I read that there's more of a wiring headache with the 6 speed since it has the adjustable gearing thingy where you can change it from S to S# etc. You have any experience doing that kind of work?

I just said 06 because I didn't want to put 04-07. I was lazy lol.
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