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I just picked my wrx a couple days ago, still on those awful break in miles lol. I got the car to have something new and more reliable, but be awd and consequently be a better platform for any mods. My previous car was a srt-4, became very knowledgeable on the car, and dumped a lot of money into, and then before dumping even more into, decided i should leave the fwd platform lol. I'd like to give myself around a year to pay off the car before i get too serious with the modifications, so for now, it probably won't get much further than exhaust, intake, and boost and wideband gauges. I would really like to have another tune put on the car because i have been reading about how much the stock tune sucks, but I also read that a tune voids the powertrain warranty? Since i bought the car brand new, i would like to be able to take advantage of the warranty so I am not looking to void it. Also, another quick question, according to the manual, if i remember correctly, the break in should be 1000 miles driving easy on the car, keeping it under 4k rpm's, but i have a few friends who say that on their cars (not subarus), they did the 1000, but also gave it a few pulls before the 1000 so that the rings seat properly, what do you guys suggest?

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My wrx is on its way so personally from what I've been reading for the last 3 months on these forums I'm keeping it under 4k until I get past 1000miles. I ordered a red premium hatch. Love the red, looks great.
 

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so 1000 miles under 4k rpms it is then! I may just have to take a road trip or something, boy are these miles killing me
 

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Welcome!

I'm at 920 miles as of this morning, just find excuses to drive and it won't be too painful ;)

Also, with these cars, if you do intake or any exhaust other than catback, you must do a tune. If you don't, a/f gets all screwed up and you get a screwed up engine.
 

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i got it at lehman suabru, bird doesn't have **** lol, how is the community down here in south florida? do you go out to any of the meets?
 

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i got it at lehman suabru, bird doesn't have **** lol, how is the community down here in south florida? do you go out to any of the meets?
I still don't have a WRX (yet) so I don't go to any meets :(. I'm too embarrassed to show up with my '04 Lancer ES haha. I have some friends that go to meets on Wednesdays I think. I know the VW guys go to Town and Country, but I don't know if the others do as well.
 

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well i know plenty of meets in general, like tonight is at betty's but i was just curious about the subaru community down here. And the wax's fly out the door at the dealer! Lehman had a white, silver and a red, i went that same night to look at the white one and a guy was walking out the door with it as i got there, and as i was negotiating on the red one, the silver one was out the door :fuu:
 

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Welcome.

Please be careful when you park like you did in pic2.Especially when you park front first,because the front bumper can easily hit that cement block causing it to crack.
 

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i can't remember the last time i parked face first lmao, my neon was lowered so i even had to be careful when backing into spots
 
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