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2015 CWP WRX STi ... But how did I get roped back into an EJ motor?!
Zax's utterly stock 2015 STi - Seeking B-Stock supremacy
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Pics? It's stock right now, so just a grey hatch with an exhaust finisher and foglight. I'll take one when I get a chance!
Basically, that is what open source is. There are forums where people share their maps, which you can load using a Tactrix cable and a laptop. There are also programs (that are free) that you can use to datalog and tweak you own map, if you want to get into that. It is much cheaper than the Accessport. Furthermore, you can purchase tunes that you can flash this way as well; for example a lot of people have bought Torqued Performance maps that they then flashed with the Tactrix cable. Ends up being less than $200 compared to the accessport at what, $600 or more? But of course not as convenient since you need to use a laptop.
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Current Car: 2015 Honduh Civic SIgh
Previous Cars:2014 Golf TDI, 2012 WRB WRX Hatch, 2004 RSX-S, 1998 Grand Prix GTP
"Isn't it amazing how smart you feel when you just aren't being stupid?"
Grats and welcome!
2012 WRX Limited Sedan w/ Nav - WRB
SPT Exhaust, Cobb AP, SPT Short Throw Shifter, SPT Trunk Trim, RA mud flaps, Cobb Shift Knob, 50/15/15 tint
Congrats on your new car and obvious research you've done! The shifter bushings will make a big difference in shift feel (but add a bit of noise/whine).
I have a low Reynolds number
TP Stage 1 - 2012 WRX Premium 5-Door SWP
Thanks for the welcomes!
The more I read this, the more I want to open up my shiftboot and check for the bushing! Does the STi/SPT bushing have a unique stamp on it? So I can check by looking at it?
Stage 2 2012 OBP Subaru WRX