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    How capable are these cars off-road?

    Just jizzed, thanks Rambo, now I really want to get a Brat some day.
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    Not an Impreza but shows that with some modifications and careful driving you can do some off road if you really wanted to.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gregroot198521 View Post
    Just jizzed, thanks Rambo, now I really want to get a Brat some day.
    I'll sell you mine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rambo View Post
    Off-road, you say?

    Looks like a Toyota chassis

    Edit: I stand corrected. That's a whole mishmash of stuff. Props to him for making it work!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trainrex View Post
    Looks like a Toyota chassis
    Edit: I stand corrected. That's a whole mishmash of stuff. Props to him for making it work!
    So the lesson learned...these cars are quite capable offroad, so long as you replace all of the components that interact with the ground. Good to know!
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    Supposedly, the 2014 WRX's are supposed to be jacked up for the off-roading bunch.

    I found this leaked picture...


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    Quote Originally Posted by drkhead View Post
    Supposedly, the 2014 WRX's are supposed to be jacked up for the off-roading bunch.

    I found this leaked picture...

    I like the 4 fart cans.

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    Wow they're going back to blobeye style!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by drkhead View Post
    Supposedly, the 2014 WRX's are supposed to be jacked up for the off-roading bunch.

    I found this leaked picture...

    Huh, well I guess this puts all those "Will XXXXX sized wheels fit my WRX?" threads to rest once and for all.
    The answer is yes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trainrex View Post
    Looks like a Toyota chassis

    Edit: I stand corrected. That's a whole mishmash of stuff. Props to him for making it work!
    Yeah, I was browsing through that build log. It's truly a franken-brat, but pretty amazing the guy pulled it off!
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    Quote Originally Posted by drkhead View Post
    I like the attention to detail....what with the gold BBS bead lockers
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    Here's a good rundown of what goes into building a true rally car.
    Up close and personal with David Higgins' 2012 Subaru WRX STI Rally Car [w/video]

    So, pretty much everything is modified or replaced. I'm sure the WRC cars are even more extreme. However, many people compete in the rally series' around here with cars much closer to stock than Higgens' due to budget and/or class restrictions. The wrx or sti will be more capable off-road than say a civic, but if planning on doing some serious off-roading/rallying, plan on spending plenty to modify the car.
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    Quote Originally Posted by drkhead View Post
    Supposedly, the 2014 WRX's are supposed to be jacked up for the off-roading bunch.

    I found this leaked picture...

    pretty awesome i think ill have to trade mine in on one
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    Ive taken mine off road a little bit. I feel better in the truck tho. much more suspension travel.
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