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    Will my mileage get better or worse?

    I'm about two weeks away from getting my first mods done to the car. I've got 4,000 miles, two oil changes and window tint on it now. However, I am concerned about gas mileage since I do drive 62 miles one way to work.

    Here's what I'm looking to do:

    1. COBB Access port (Stage Two)
    2. BPM Catted Downpipe
    3. HKS Catback Exhaust w/ Carbon Fiber TI Muffler
    4. Spearco Top Mount Intercooler
    5. Worx Blow Off Valve
    6. Triple Gauge Pod with Boost, EGT and Oil Pressure

    Can I expect the same, better or worse gas mileage under normal driving conditions with these mods?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 07STi8U View Post
    I'm about two weeks away from getting my first mods done to the car. I've got 4,000 miles, two oil changes and window tint on it now. However, I am concerned about gas mileage since I do drive 62 miles one way to work.

    1. COBB Access port (Stage Two) Do it.
    2. BPM Catted Downpipe Good. Catted = Not stinky
    3. HKS Catback Exhaust w/ Carbon Fiber TI Muffler Cool.
    4. Spearco Top Mount Intercooler Ok..
    5. Worx Blow Off Valve BAD
    6. Triple Gauge Pod with Boost, EGT and Oil Pressure Ok

    Can I expect the same, better or worse gas mileage under normal driving conditions with these mods?
    BOV will make your car run lean and get messed up. dont do it. if you want the whoosh, get the SPT intake. the bypass valve diverts air back into the intake and its LOUD with this mod.

    as for everything else, the thing that will give with the biggest decrease is the AP2.0. but you dont get an STI for good gas mileage. put it on cruise, youll get like 24-25ish. or move closer
    Fender + WRX > Fender + VW...

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    Thanks!

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    you could get an HKS SSQBOV they sound great and are basicly the best

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    Just dont get the Turbo XS RFL or as we know it 'Real ****ing loud" BOV. My buddy has one on his Wagon and it is LOUD.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slider View Post
    Just dont get the Turbo XS RFL or as we know it 'Real ****ing loud" BOV. My buddy has one on his Wagon and it is LOUD.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slider View Post
    Just dont get the Turbo XS RFL or as we know it 'Real ****ing loud" BOV. My buddy has one on his Wagon and it is LOUD.
    yeah its like civic loud

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    Quote Originally Posted by 07STi8U View Post
    "...I am concerned about gas mileage since I do drive 62 miles one way to work.
    "...Can I expect the same, better or worse gas mileage..."?
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    Uhhmmm...you'll save tons of gas if you keep driving "one way" !!!
    ...round trip = bad MPG's !!!

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