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Old 03-20-2013, 11:25 AM   #1209
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Originally Posted by Concillian

heh, people talking 600+ WHP in a rear engine 850kg car are freaking scary.

These things will be scary fast with a basic Stage 2 STi engine in them... like power to weight equivalent to 500+ HP STis. E85 and 60 lb/min turbos? Definite kill myself territory.

The amount of torque a built 2.5L produces down low is also going to be quite a handful for a RWD car this light, but I suppose that will make the 3.7 final drive 5MTs that are so bad for motorsports in a WRX a good match for the 818.
They're looking at my destroked high revving shortblocks, which I think will be much more driveable for these cars.
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