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    Top speed..? what is it governed at?

    So what is the top speed for the WRX's at.. from the factory.. at what speed does the ECU cut out at?

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    think its around 145, but there are ways to bypass it with the apex'i rsm i believe
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    i only had mine over 100 one time just to see what it would do. i got a little past 140 and there was still some excelleration left. i let off though since i had already pegged the speedo.
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    Its supposedly drag limited to 140, last I recall. Therefore a front lip and springs....or just a big hill could get you past that. Again, I could be wrong, but I know ive driven a STG4 wrx till the needle was back on the 0 side, and it had no SCD or anything of that nature.
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    The manual does not have a governor, the auto has one at 130.

    But the manual does have a boost limiting feature at 148. It is for the sake of the engine not any speed limitation, or so I have heard.

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    Cool.. that's good enough..
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