Mods on my '05:
Cobb AP Stage II (Off the shelf 91 octane map)
TurboXS RFL-Ti catless turboback
Cobb SF Intake (short ram)
'04 WRX I raced:
He pulls up to me while we're on the freeway, and I hear him downshift into third as he lines up next to me. I wasn't planning on racing, but my friend was said they were video taping it and I have to go. I look over to see a video camera pointed at me, and the passenger waving his arms ahead telling me to go. I looked at my mirror to see a lot of head lights behind me, thinking any one of them could be a cop. I'm like f*ck And downshift into 3rd at 60 MPH, and we both go at the same time.
In third, he starts pulling pretty hard. He gets about 1½ car lengths ahead of me before he shifts into 4th. I don't shift to 4th for another 4-5 seconds, and by that time I've almost caught up. Once I was completely even with him, and he pulled maybe a ½ car length and didn't pull after that. I then shut it down once I realized I was at 110 MPH
We slowed down on the freeway next to each other to try and talk. His passenger asks, "Is that an STi?" I laugh, and say "No, it's a Stage II WRX". I ask what's done to his car, and when I heard VF-34 I had a big smile on my face. We stopped at a gas station to check each other's cars out and talk for a little while.
Even though a technically lost, I think I did great considering what I was up against
I think I may do a little better once my Blouch 18g gets here in a few days