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This is a discussion on hey within the New Member Hangout forums, part of the Community - Meet other Enthusiasts category; hey everyone im josh and i have a couple questions. im thinking of buying an 04-05 sti as a daily ...

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    hey everyone im josh and i have a couple questions. im thinking of buying an 04-05 sti as a daily driver i have a 3000gt vr4 right now. 1st how much hp can the stock internals handle. 2nd what are some good aftermarket websites. 3rd are there any problems i will have with these cars (like 3000's tend to get lifter tick and the engine bearings tend to go a lot) thank you for anwsering these questions

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    Greetings and welcome to the Club Josh!

    Rather than rely on the opinions posted to your questions, it would be best to search out the answers in the many posts we have on these subjects. Here are a few:

    Good First Mods

    Support Threads (FAQ): Everything you need

    Engine Modifications

    ... and a well written NASIOC post that has a lot of great info: Unabomber's Manifesto

    The search button is your friend as well: http://www.clubwrx.net/forums/search.php
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    I don't know if there IS a crystal clear answer on how much the stock internals on an STi can hold but I've heard the limit of roughly 400Whp used more then a few times.

    Check out our Vendor forum.

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