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    After stage 2 what's next

    So I've just got done putting all my stuff on, I got cobb SF intake, invidia DP, SPT exhaust, and cobb AP. I'm so what's a couple more things I can I so for some more power? Besides a protune because that's obvious

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    Yes I know it requires a custom mapping. I'm just asking for suggestions on what to do..... Bolt-ons and such.

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    Fuel pump would be a good place to start, you could also look into a bigger TMIC and potentially a new up-pipe, but I'm unfamiliar with performance gains. I've heard good things about an EBCS for better boost control.

    EDIT: I should note a fuel pump isn't going to increase power, just provide fuel without maxing out the stock pump.
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    It kinda depends on what car you have.. but nothing at this point will provide a substantial boost in power short of a turbo upgrade. Stage two protune should all but max out the stock turbo, you can tweak a little here and there for more power, but the bang/buck just isn't there.
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    Start on the suspension.
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    I was planning in some suspension as well. Actually first but I was just wondering what everybodies opinions were. Btw I got a 2013 wrx

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    Quote Originally Posted by elblanco1987 View Post
    I was planning in some suspension as well. Actually first but I was just wondering what everybodies opinions were. Btw I got a 2013 wrx
    TGV deletes, injectors, fuel pump, TMIC, and a custom tune.

    But honestly, I'd stop at Stage 2. For ****'s sake your car is under warranty still!
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    Not anymore. After putting the Cobb AP they can say that changing the tune cause any problem that happens now
    2013 WRX sedan - MODS = pretty much ever bolt on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by elblanco1987 View Post
    Not anymore. After putting the Cobb AP they can say that changing the tune cause any problem that happens now
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    Quote Originally Posted by elblanco1987 View Post
    Not anymore. After putting the Cobb AP they can say that changing the tune cause any problem that happens now
    Not true. It would void the warranty on the engine if anything. And supposedly Cobb says Subaru can't tell if you've flashed.

    If you mod the radio then it doesn't void the suspension if something breaks.... it only messes with the part you're modding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zax View Post
    TGV deletes, injectors, fuel pump, TMIC, and a custom tune.

    But honestly, I'd stop at Stage 2. For ****'s sake your car is under warranty still!
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    Quote Originally Posted by matsayz
    Not true. It would void the warranty on the engine if anything. And supposedly Cobb says Subaru can't tell if you've flashed.

    If you mod the radio then it doesn't void the suspension if something breaks.... it only messes with the part you're modding.
    Any tech could tell that the downpipe had been altered...
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    Well I was thinking just some sway bars and be good for a while but once I'm ready again if probly be willing to put down about a grand. But I'm only really good with bolt-ons lol.
    Ill have to do it all myself
    2013 WRX sedan - MODS = pretty much ever bolt on.

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