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    just got 05 wrx, what shud i get first ?

    i jus got an 05 wrx. im trying to figure out what my first step in performance should be and im looking for some useful advice. im gonna start obviously with like intake/ exhaust and all but im trying to figure out exactly what to get first. i have tein htech lowering springs ready to put in when its warm enough outside to doit. but im trying to do some engine work so please anybody with opinions let me know. thanks alot.

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    Try reading the stickies at the top of all the forums - they usually have some good information.

    I'll start you off with one:
    Engine Performance FAQ [[[READ ME]]]
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    Quote Originally Posted by coreyysmithh02 View Post
    i jus got an 05 wrx. im trying to figure out what my first step in performance should be and im looking for some useful advice. im gonna start obviously with like intake/ exhaust and all but im trying to figure out exactly what to get first. i have tein htech lowering springs ready to put in when its warm enough outside to doit. but im trying to do some engine work so please anybody with opinions let me know. thanks alot.

    Easy! Turbo back exhaust and a tune!! That's always a good start! It worked very well for me!

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    ^ and a catless uppipe

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    +1 for previous post! Exhaust a must, and no cats plz :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by wrxtreme06 View Post
    ^ and a catless uppipe
    Quick question! I have an 06 WRX...does that all ready have a catless uppipe? I know my downpipe had a cat...but I replaced that with a turbo xs downpipe.

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    yep. we got lucky. all sti's and 06+ wrx's already have a catless UP!

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    Quote Originally Posted by wrxtreme06 View Post
    yep. we got lucky. all sti's and 06+ wrx's already have a catless UP!
    Thats awesome!

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    catless ftw

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