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    2011+ WRX 0-60 at altitude

    Hi All.
    Does anyone have 0-60 times of a stock or stock-ish 2011+ wrx at altitude? I'm in Denver and trying to get an idea what these guys do 0-60 at a mile high.
    Thanks

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    I think there's less parasitic drag up there, but also less oxygen. I would be surprised if it varied more than .2 seconds. Also, I don't think many people other than the professional drivers that magazines employ can match a 4.6 0-60 on a stock 2011 WRX. They run it multiple times, figuring out the ideal launch RPMs, how much to feather the clutch, whether to side step it, etc. to achieve optimal 0-60s.

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    Quote Originally Posted by speedyblue View Post
    Hi All.
    Does anyone have 0-60 times of a stock or stock-ish 2011+ wrx at altitude? I'm in Denver and trying to get an idea what these guys do 0-60 at a mile high.
    Thanks
    Depends on the driver, and whether or not the car is your own.
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    What's your atmospheric pressure up there?
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    Parasitic drag at that altitude is not going to be noticeable, the much lower density altitude is what matters.
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    My times are usually around 5.5, but that's with my younger brother timing with an iPhone and me babying the clutch. I'm also running a TP stage 1 tune.

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