Well I just got back from the stealership and I loved the test drive. Not to mention the salesmen weren't pushy (Southern States Subaru in Raleigh, NC), which is an added plus. The only thing I didn't like about the WRX is the shifter. Compared to my GTI the shifter is a little looser. But keep in mind my GTI has a $200 short shifter. And I remember last year I test drove a GTI and WRX back to back and the shifter for the WRX was a lot tighter stock than the GTI. So I guess my question is, after all this rambling, what short shifter do you guys recommend? I'm looking for something that's going to make it bolt-action accurate. Ease of installation isn't as biggy as long as I can do all the work with some jack stands and basic mechanic's tools. And be able to undo anything I did.
Also, the Rex (feels good just saying that) I'm looking at is the '06 Blue WRX with the Limited Package. I love the blue but im now leaning towards the Steel Gray or Black. The heated leather seats are must though. I hate cloth. (my 300zx spoiled me forever )
Well enough with my rambling for me. Thanks for the warm welcome, and any advice or tips would be greatly appreciated. I'm hoping to have the car by the end of the week too, so if there are any Scooby owners around the Triangle Area of NC, lets get together. I'm a recovering victim of the VW community.