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Old 12-27-2008, 03:32 PM   #1
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Default What's the difference between a Normal STi and a SPEC C??

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Old 12-27-2008, 06:06 PM   #2
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Old 12-27-2008, 06:07 PM   #3
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Old 12-27-2008, 06:58 PM   #4
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Old 12-30-2008, 01:13 AM   #5
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Eh, looks like they don't have any effect on me because I'm not in Japan.
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Old 12-30-2008, 01:15 AM   #6
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Old 12-30-2008, 07:18 AM   #7
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Do a google search and read the specs. Quick take; lighter weight, lighter wheels, lower more aggresive suspension, and more tuned power about 380 - 400 speculated Hp. Maybe but probably not seen in US. Our fuel and Federal Gov't has been Subaru's thorn in it's side since day one basically. The Gov't got involved in the automobile fuel standards and industry standards in the OPEC gasoline crisis of the 70's and is 90% of the reason for the current US auto makers misery right now. Blame the US Gov't for not allowing the WRX to the states in the early 90's instead of 2002. The late 90's WRX's (Gen 2) were slated for a US release in '98 but due to our crummy fuel (87/89/91/93 octane, the rest of the world runs 95/97/110 octane) and at the time overly conservative emission standards, thanks California. We had to wait a total 10 years and millions of FHI (Subaru) research and development dollars to get an acceptable engine model to the US. No wonder the 2002 EJ207 US is only 227 hp and the JDM is 250hp. I isn't our fault guys. Same reason we don't get the Recaro seats either, they can't pass DOT crash tests. Thank god the Gov't doesn't make our airplanes.
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Old 12-30-2008, 07:33 AM   #8
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Do a google search and read the specs. Quick take; lighter weight, lighter wheels, lower more aggresive suspension, and more tuned power about 380 - 400 speculated Hp. Maybe but probably not seen in US. Our fuel and Federal Gov't has been Subaru's thorn in it's side since day one basically. The Gov't got involved in the automobile fuel standards and industry standards in the OPEC gasoline crisis of the 70's and is 90% of the reason for the current US auto makers misery right now. Blame the US Gov't for not allowing the WRX to the states in the early 90's instead of 2002. The late 90's WRX's (Gen 2) were slated for a US release in '98 but due to our crummy fuel (87/89/91/93 octane, the rest of the world runs 95/97/110 octane) and at the time overly conservative emission standards, thanks California. We had to wait a total 10 years and millions of FHI (Subaru) research and development dollars to get an acceptable engine model to the US. No wonder the 2002 EJ207 US is only 227 hp and the JDM is 250hp. I isn't our fault guys. Same reason we don't get the Recaro seats either, they can't pass DOT crash tests. Thank god the Gov't doesn't make our airplanes.
That hurts reading it. Please learn about paragraphs. Do you also wear the tinfoil hat to bed? You should, that's when the gubberment brainwash you. Also, learn the difference between RON and MON octane ratings. A V2 WRX will happily run on USA fuel, provided it's 93MON. I run my GT on 98RON normally, and 95RON if 98 is not available. If I'm REALLY in a pinch, I'll go to 91RON, but I never stomp on the loud pedal.
I wouldn't blame the government, they're only responding to peoples laziness and stupidity. People like to be wasteful and not look after the environment by driving cars that chew threw fuel and are poorly maintained. What does the government do? Step in and deal with vehicle emissions.
People are too ****ing stupid to drive properly and wear their seatbelt, so what does the government do? Impose stricker crash test requirements so stupid people don't die.

But at the end of the day, I don't ****ing care. New Zealand has people who actually remotely give a **** about the environment and can drive.
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Old 12-30-2008, 09:55 AM   #9
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... Thank god the Gov't doesn't make our airplanes.
Give it some time...

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Old 12-30-2008, 10:19 AM   #10
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Do a google search and read the specs. Quick take; lighter weight, lighter wheels, lower more aggresive suspension, and more tuned power about 380 - 400 speculated Hp. Maybe but probably not seen in US. Our fuel and Federal Gov't has been Subaru's thorn in it's side since day one basically. The Gov't got involved in the automobile fuel standards and industry standards in the OPEC gasoline crisis of the 70's and is 90% of the reason for the current US auto makers misery right now. Blame the US Gov't for not allowing the WRX to the states in the early 90's instead of 2002. The late 90's WRX's (Gen 2) were slated for a US release in '98 but due to our crummy fuel (87/89/91/93 octane, the rest of the world runs 95/97/110 octane) and at the time overly conservative emission standards, thanks California. We had to wait a total 10 years and millions of FHI (Subaru) research and development dollars to get an acceptable engine model to the US. No wonder the 2002 EJ207 US is only 227 hp and the JDM is 250hp. I isn't our fault guys. Same reason we don't get the Recaro seats either, they can't pass DOT crash tests. Thank god the Gov't doesn't make our airplanes.
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That hurts reading it. Please learn about paragraphs. Do you also wear the tinfoil hat to bed? You should, that's when the gubberment brainwash you. Also, learn the difference between RON and MON octane ratings. A V2 WRX will happily run on USA fuel, provided it's 93MON. I run my GT on 98RON normally, and 95RON if 98 is not available. If I'm REALLY in a pinch, I'll go to 91RON, but I never stomp on the loud pedal.
I wouldn't blame the government, they're only responding to peoples laziness and stupidity. People like to be wasteful and not look after the environment by driving cars that chew threw fuel and are poorly maintained. What does the government do? Step in and deal with vehicle emissions.
People are too ****ing stupid to drive properly and wear their seatbelt, so what does the government do? Impose stricker crash test requirements so stupid people don't die.

But at the end of the day, I don't ****ing care. New Zealand has people who actually remotely give a **** about the environment and can drive.
Also, we never got the EJ207. We got the much lesser EJ205.
God I wish we got the 207.
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Old 12-30-2008, 11:59 AM   #11
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Also, we never got the EJ207. We got the much lesser EJ205.
God I wish we got the 207.
Neither does the EJ207 only make 250 hp in Japan. He's thinking of the EJ205 on both accounts.
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Old 12-30-2008, 12:04 PM   #12
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Do a google search and read the specs. Quick take; lighter weight, lighter wheels, lower more aggresive suspension, and more tuned power about 380 - 400 speculated Hp. Maybe but probably not seen in US. Our fuel and Federal Gov't has been Subaru's thorn in it's side since day one basically. The Gov't got involved in the automobile fuel standards and industry standards in the OPEC gasoline crisis of the 70's and is 90% of the reason for the current US auto makers misery right now. Blame the US Gov't for not allowing the WRX to the states in the early 90's instead of 2002. The late 90's WRX's (Gen 2) were slated for a US release in '98 but due to our crummy fuel (87/89/91/93 octane, the rest of the world runs 95/97/110 octane) and at the time overly conservative emission standards, thanks California. We had to wait a total 10 years and millions of FHI (Subaru) research and development dollars to get an acceptable engine model to the US. No wonder the 2002 EJ207 US is only 227 hp and the JDM is 250hp. I isn't our fault guys. Same reason we don't get the Recaro seats either, they can't pass DOT crash tests. Thank god the Gov't doesn't make our airplanes.


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