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Old 01-06-2003, 06:19 PM   #1
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Default Now I'm REALLY in a quandry!

I was planning to spend about $4k on my WRX in March. Now I'm wondering if it's worth trading up for the STi.

Is the new drive train on the STi stronger than that of the WRX? By that I mean, is it capable of handling higher torque loads without turning to mush?
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Old 01-06-2003, 06:24 PM   #2
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just look at that thing. if people called the wrx tranny "glass", the new sti one has gotta be "diamonds". yikes.
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Old 01-06-2003, 06:25 PM   #3
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Originally posted by weitek

just look at that thing. if people called the wrx tranny "glass", the new sti one has gotta be "diamonds". yikes.
Hopefully, it'll be "hard as".
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Old 01-06-2003, 06:50 PM   #4
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Have a Nice Day?

Well, the engine IS pushing 300lb-ft of torque.... and you bet some of those STi will make it to the drag strip.
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Old 01-06-2003, 06:52 PM   #5
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If you do get the STI..leave it stock...its so purdy stock...
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