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Well, got my WRX 1 week ago and I took her to 120mph. Not highway, just country road with a ~1/2 mile staight. I litttle scary, as about 2 minutes after cooling it down to 70 a deer pops in front of me. Next Step, peg it at 140!! Yee-Ha!!
 

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Hell yeah! When are you gonna jump it? The new double wishbone suspension can take a hard landing from 12 feet up much better than the old setup.
 

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Ive never owned a car that i havnt peged the speedo. if i can do 115 in a 1989 olds cutlass, i'll find a place to do 140 in a subie.
 

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Ive never owned a car that i havnt peged the speedo. if i can do 115 in a 1989 olds cutlass, i'll find a place to do 140 in a subie.
Let's just hope it's a track.


You'd need alot to get a stock wrx into the 140 range. Not to mention the stress you are putting on the car.


Enjoy it while it lasts.
 

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What part of NY are you from, man? I'm outside the Albany area, and there's a perfect stretch of country road that you could easily get up to 140 right by my house (very little forestation, so you can see deer coming and you won't have to swerve), and in over 5 years of driving it on a semi-daily basis, I've never seen a cop on the road - I haven't personally ever tried going 140, but I did hit 100 the first day I bought the STi (had to do it once).
 

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Keep us posted. Don't forget to take a pic of the speedo.
 

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Let's just hope it's a track.


You'd need alot to get a stock wrx into the 140 range. Not to mention the stress you are putting on the car.


Enjoy it while it lasts.
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do you mean you need a ton to get it to 140 on the track? that would mean its doing under 10 second qtr miles i would think... that would take a lot.

you need a lot of space on a straight highway to get it to 140, the wrx's are slow to gain speed after 110mph if i can remember my old 04'.
 

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I got to 120 easy.And I was in 4th from 70mph. I was more worried about deer/cops or blowing my engine. And I live in the Ithaca area. Far away from Albany. How much power would a stage 2 make, and cost?
 

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do you mean you need a ton to get it to 140 on the track? that would mean its doing under 10 second qtr miles i would think... that would take a lot.

you need a lot of space on a straight highway to get it to 140, the wrx's are slow to gain speed after 110mph if i can remember my old 04'.
I hit 121 on a 1/4 track :cool:
 

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All I gotta say is be careful. Accidents at 100+ usually end up with someone decapitated and dead.
 

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All I gotta say is be careful. Accidents at 100+ usually end up with someone decapitated and dead.
what hes trying to say is, if your already going 100mph you might as well drive until the wheels fall off, or untill you begin to time travel.
 

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I got to 120 easy.And I was in 4th from 70mph. I was more worried about deer/cops or blowing my engine. And I live in the Ithaca area. Far away from Albany. How much power would a stage 2 make, and cost?
Ithaca huh, I got to school In Delhi, I drive through Ithaca every so often, you should join at cnysubarus.com good group of people. I got to Stage 2 for right around $200.
 

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Ithaca huh, I got to school In Delhi, I drive through Ithaca every so often, you should join at cnysubarus.com good group of people. I got to Stage 2 for right around $200.
Wow thats cheap. I guess I should've shopped around before I bought my cobb ap & tbe. I spent like $1500 more than that !
 

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Wow thats cheap. I guess I should've shopped around before I bought my cobb ap & tbe. I spent like $1500 more than that !
Yeah Tactrix cable, XPT Stage2 (don't use anymore), K&N drop in and Helix DP. I then went ahead and bought a AEM short ram for like $40 and I'm using a custom Stage 2 map.
 

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Yeah Tactrix cable, XPT Stage2 (don't use anymore), K&N drop in and Helix DP. I then went ahead and bought a AEM short ram for like $40 and I'm using a custom Stage 2 map.
Does the short ram do anything for performance ?
 
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