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    Two races. The first was a kid in a '99 Neon R/T. Light turns green and we race to about 60 mph where I was 3 cars ahead. We pull up to the next light and the kid is grinning ear to ear. I roll down the window and tell him that was fun. He agreed and we take off again, I beat him to 60 by 3 1/2 cars, slow down wave, he honks and I pull onto the highway. The kid was real cool and just wanted to see a WRX go. So I showed him.

    Second race. This time I have my wife and my mother in the wagon. I'm coming up to a light that's about to turn green so I slow down so I don't have to stop. There's a Saturn SL2 in the other lane stopped at the light. The light turns green and I see the Saturn try (and I mean try) to take off. I give a little juice and pass him easily. Then I notice he's trying to pace me so I accelerate and keep him behind me. We get to a light and he pulls up and he's looking over at me with this look. I'm thinking "you've got to be joking right? OK, if you want." The light turns green and he takes off. I drop it a 4k and chirp the front tires. The wagon passes him like he's in reverse. We pull up to the next light and I look over ready to give the thumbs up but he won't even look at me. I could tell he was upset. The light turns green and he tries to accelerate again. This time I just let the turbo spool up and leave him in my carbon monoxide wake. "Surprise buttwad! You just got torn a new one by a wagon." Silly rabbit, Saturns are for commuting.

    I really want to race a Mustang GT not Neons and definitely not Saturns.
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    Good stuff.

    I find a lot of people, upon recognizing the WRX, will try to race it in just about anything to see it move. It is a wonder to behold!

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    Silly rabbit, Saturns are for commuting.
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    same thing happened to me the other night wit a saturn... dont know what knid...dont really care. three lights we went at it. haha spanked his ass all three times. why do people try in saturns... why?

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    Originally posted by PlatinumWRX
    Good stuff.

    I find a lot of people, upon recognizing the WRX, will try to race it in just about anything to see it move. It is a wonder to behold!

    -Jim
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    Who said the WRX is a sleeper. Everyone seems to know WRX
    rocks and want to see how fast you can go. Can be annoying
    sometime. When you ignore them they just do a fly by
    What mods, dude this baby is stock
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    I wonder if the guys in the mustang, camaro or vette forums are talking about racing Saturns and Neons....just wondering.
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    Originally posted by bingo
    I wonder if the guys in the mustang, camaro or vette forums are talking about racing Saturns and Neons....just wondering.
    Probably not. Mustangs, Camaros, etc are well known and accepted. The WRX on the other hand is one of those anomolies (sic). It seems like people just don't know or are trying to prove it wrong.

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    some of those neons are real sleepers. in houston, i've seen a few loaded neons with turbos in them that go pretty darn fast. how fast, you might ask? well, not WRX fast, but fast enough to make you look twice and say "wait, was that a neon i just saw?"
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    Humm ...

    Well 7+ months and still NO one has yet tried to race me. As some people know I've made plans to run against others in friendly races but NO one on the street has challenged me? I just don't get it?
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    Bah a Toyota Corolla just did it to me a few minutes ago...lined up next to me at a light and gunned it...bah!
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    Humm ...

    Maybe it is ... I should hide them next time.
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    251whp & 263ft/lbs ( Stock ): 0-60 = 4.8 ( Fastest = 4.1 ) & 1/4 = ?
    276whp & 290ft/lbs ( DP ): 0-60 = 4.5 & 1/4 = 12.9 @ 105mph

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