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    Hello and Why Wingless?

    Hello everyone - just got a 2002 WRX Silver w/74k miles.

    I have one questions - why is everyone wanting to go wingless? I don't understand? This is opposite of what I would think of the type of crowd would own the WRX and their tastes - dare I say ricer crowd. I own a 97 Supra and of course we love our wing....

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    Most WRX/STI drivers are not looking to be seen as ricers. More appropriately most of are not looking to be seen period. The Large wing of the STI gets alot of attention from johnny law and johnny ricer. One wants to write tickets, and the other wants to get them. Both are trouble most of us would prefer to avoid.

    For every WRX you see with an STI wing there is an STI owner happy to be driving around under the radar sans hassles and drama.
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    because wingless is sleek and amazing.

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    Ya but the wings on the WRX's arent that big or noticeable?

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    Quote Originally Posted by puddle View Post
    Ya but the wings on the WRX's arent that big or noticeable?
    true, that's why I still have the stock wing on mine
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    wingless deff. looks much better. i took my wing off but still havent found someone to trade trunks with

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    Quote Originally Posted by NjBuGeyEdWRX View Post
    wingless deff. looks much better. i took my wing off but still havent found someone to trade trunks with
    Are you the 2003 blue bugeye I was talking to today?
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    Quote Originally Posted by wrxtreme06 View Post
    because wingless is sleek and amazing.
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    Most of us are trying to fly under the radar. Wings have a tendency to attract the wrong kind of attention.
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    wingless=sex=FTW /thread

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    The wing is pretty much useless on the street unless you're going fast enough to get your license revoked. The track is the only place a wing would really make sense. it's ok to have silly looking things on your car when you go to the track because you look like you're dressed up as a power ranger anyway. =P
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    I am happy to have the wing on my sti. It came with it and I love my car as it came so im leaving it. I understand why people remove theirs and they are good reasons, but i havent had a ticket in 9 years between a 72 camaro, chevelle, 68 chevelle and now the sti. If your driving in a way to get a ticket a wing isnt going to make much of a difference. IM keepin mine!!!!

    chrome, or fancy rims, and bright paint attracts alot of attention too but you dont see people repainting their cars

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    Quote Originally Posted by Micah View Post
    true, that's why I still have the stock wing on mine
    Ding!

    However had I bought an Sti, I woulda left the wing on it and just added some wing stiffies.

    To me a stock wrx with an Sti wing is like putting a "Cobra or GT symbol" on a v6 mustang. It's like saying, "Look at me I am fast!....until I start moving..."
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    Quote Originally Posted by 06wrx4me View Post
    Ding!

    However had I bought an Sti, I woulda left the wing on it and just added some wing stiffies.

    To me a stock wrx with an Sti wing is like putting a "Cobra or GT symbol" on a v6 mustang. It's like saying, "Look at me I am fast!....until I start moving..."
    much like when people put an M3 badge on a 325i =P though the wing could be argued as functional.
    whatever their reasoning, i'm not one to tell someone what to do if it makes them happy. i'll still think it's silly tho =P
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