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This is a discussion on Woo Hoo... my car comes in tomorrow! within the New Member Hangout forums, part of the Community - Meet other Enthusiasts category; Originally Posted by scotts05 I get jealous when I here people graduate from college. I just started myself so I ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by scotts05
    I get jealous when I here people graduate from college. I just started myself so I got a long way to go.
    STAY IN COLLEGE AS LONG AS YOU CAN!

    WORK SUCKS.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mitcher4
    And get a Valentine V1
    Really? Everything I've read says Escort 8500 X50 or Bel RX65. $300 and the Escort is mine, so I may just go that route.

    Oh, and keeping this under 4000 RPMs is the hardest thing ever. You can't punch the gas without rocketing to 5000+, so i'm being gentle ... A few trips to Foxwoods and I should be good to go.

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    congrats, nice car. I have 2 more yrs before I can get one, unless i can find a good used one and afford to pay for it plus my new corolla..

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    The car looks great!

    I'm also waiting for mine, but the dealership said it would arrive by Tuesday

    I've heard that, although pricey, the Valentine V1 is one of the best radar detectors.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jr4284
    Really? Everything I've read says Escort 8500 X50 or Bel RX65. $300 and the Escort is mine, so I may just go that route.

    Oh, and keeping this under 4000 RPMs is the hardest thing ever. You can't punch the gas without rocketing to 5000+, so i'm being gentle ... A few trips to Foxwoods and I should be good to go.
    Where on the cape are you from?

    I'm pissed...I just got a job offer and now I would be able to afford an STI easy
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    So the Valentine V1 actually works eh? Doesn't it get confused with like automatic doors and stuff though?

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    holy shiny sti , You might want to invest in a clear bra to keep your front end looking like new. Also go for the escort 8500 x50 its cheaper and works just as good. .
    Glad to see another happy sti owner
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    Get the detector/laser jammer from the dealer...it's only $1900! The dealership tried to sell me a kit that came with 2 laser defusers that were in the front and back and a built in radar detector for $1900.

    Anyways, grats on the STI and welcome to the club!

    Also in the manual it states these 4 things. (oh great I'm a manual nerd )

    *do not allow the engine speed to exceed 4000 rpm's
    *do not drive at one constant engine or vehicle speed for a long time, either fast or slow
    *avoid starting suddenly and rapid acceleration
    *avoid hard braking

    I don't know about the random high reving thing but as long as you follow the manual how could something go wrong? (and if something does go wrong, complain that their manual sucks and needs to be rewriten...ALL OF IT... )

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    Quote Originally Posted by jr4284
    . A few trips to Foxwoods and I should be good to go.
    Screw Foxwoods... Mohegan Sun is far better.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kingypoo
    Where on the cape are you from?
    I'm in the Hyannis area. I've seen a few rexs and one STi around main street. Give me a shout if that's you.

    Quote Originally Posted by WRXDriver82
    Screw Foxwoods... Mohegan Sun is far better.
    Heh. I've been a hold'em player before the days of Moneymaker and the hysteria surrounding poker. Mohegan closed their poker room. An "average" trip to the 'Woods (based on the records I keep) pays for 1/2 of my montly STi payment.

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