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Old 02-09-2019, 05:03 PM   #52
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Originally Posted by n2oiroc View Post
im comparing engines. the gti engine is superior. chassis wise, the gti is obviously down 2 drive wheels and has a much softer suspension. it gives up performance for comfort and a much nicer interior. as far as the 2015 golf r, it has the same issue as the wrx and sti, not enough negative camber up front. the traction control also could not be defeated back then. as far as engine durability, you cant be serious. you can scour the vw forums all you want and there are hardly any blown engines on 2015+, especially ones that arent stage 2+. i can post dozens of blown 2015+ wrx engines, many of them stock. the rods are absolute garbage and they eat rod bearings.
I disagree. In comparing engines only, the WRX engine is still the better one. The WRX outsells the GTI and R combined and it is modified at a higher rate, of course people are going to blow them up. There are also tons of GTI blown engines.
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