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    What to get?

    Hey peoples,

    Im new to this forum and was wondering what to get first foy mah Suby:
    either a new set of 17" TEnzo rims + tires..or some other engine mods (though notthing real powerful since i wanna keep my current mpg)? I have a budget of $1200.00 and am torn about what to do...any input would be greatly appreciated. All this is for a 2K5 WRB WRX.

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    i have upgraded turbo and injectors ecu and stuff and i still get the same MPG (as long as i dont mash it all the time) paint the wheels, lower the car and get engine mods
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    thats great for what u got..but how much did u spend on it? i only have a budget of $1200.00 not $12000...

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    i would spend that money on a turbo back exhaust and maybe and uppipe
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    Get Cobb AP, up pipe and down pipe. More power and your gas mileage will actually be better for everyday driving. Can't go wrong there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by YBNormal07
    Get Cobb AP, up pipe and down pipe. More power and your gas mileage will actually be better for everyday driving. Can't go wrong there.
    For the money, this seems to be a pretty good combo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rex.effect
    For the money, this seems to be a pretty good combo.
    Those 3 items might exceed 1200 bucks, by just a bit, but you should be able to easily find them in the personal for sale forums and stay well under the 1200 limit. Then you can have money left over for an EGT and oil press. gauge...a must if you are modding.
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    Quote Originally Posted by YBNormal07
    Those 3 items might exceed 1200 bucks, by just a bit, but you should be able to easily find them in the personal for sale forums and stay well under the 1200 limit. Then you can have money left over for an EGT and oil press. gauge...a must if you are modding.
    When comparing how expensive other mods are (electronics, CBE, coils, etc) and the performance bennefits associated with each, I think that strectching the budget a little further may be worth it. Personally, I think I would rather have my parts new. I will be finding a way to stretch my budget. As for the thread starter, go to cobbtuning.com. I think after reading around a little you will probably see exactly why this setup is great for people who are just starting out modding a wrx.
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    I would go with wheels, tires, springs. It will really change the look of your car.
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    Im also looking into a first mod for my car and I was wondering what a good set of springs would cost me, nothing crazy expensive but also something that will last me for many years with no problems.

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    Check the Vendor forums for Eibach Prokit $225+ . I have them, nice drop. but not crazy to prevent winter driving.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WRC_Obsessed
    I would go with wheels, tires, springs. It will really change the look of your car.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheDean
    Im also looking into a first mod for my car and I was wondering what a good set of springs would cost me, nothing crazy expensive but also something that will last me for many years with no problems.
    What he said above. Note: This is called a thread hijack. Please, if you have a question not related to the original posting, start your own thread in the appropriate forum. It will be much appreciated.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WRC_Obsessed
    I would go with wheels, tires, springs. It will really change the look of your car.
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    Its a good call to get new wheels and tires. It will change the look of your car, allow you to get used to the stock power, and also give you some time to decide what kind of engine mods you want. Read up on the mods quite a bit though, there is a lot you can do and you need to make sure that its what you really want. I say this often, but research research RESEARCH! It will pay off in the long run. Make sure if you do decide to get wheels, pay close attention to the offset. WRX's have very high positive offset!
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    Thanks for the info guys. I went to Cobbtuning and checked out all the mods they had, the Cobb Stage 2 really caught my eye and the price wasn't bad at all for $1800, i htink well worth the investment. What do you guys think?

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