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View Poll Results: MY05 STI / EVO 8MR / EVO 9 ?
MY05 STI 54 46.15%
EVO 8MR 20 17.09%
EVO 9 43 36.75%
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Old 25-03-2012, 12:34 PM
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its not like that,
full auto is a pleasure to drive in any condition. You only get the skips on clunks when you change the diffs to lockers etc and then you wouldn't have it in a car park.

You only get the clunk when you life a wheel.

The joy of the 05 is its a little unique, on the track or carpark its well behaved.

I am bias though I have had my 05 sti for 6 years now and it aint going anywhere soon.
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full lock for full clunks for the lols and see all the people looking at you
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Been doing a bit of research, does anyone know or have heard of chronic rust problems with the Evo's??

Had a look at an 05 STi on the weekend, but it was lacking a bit in the TLC department.

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Old 26-03-2012, 06:45 PM
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I wouldn't say chronic rust issues, but any car imported from Jap where there is snow and they drop salt on the roads to clear it up usually leads to some rust on cars on the chassis.

Usually its just surface rust and can be fixed very easily. 8MRs are a rarer breed so I guess people in Jap do try take care of them better, so should be able to find some decent ones without any rust at all.

Also need to be careful with the rust thing, some cars may no pass compliance if you're importing from Jap and they have excessive chassis rust.

ADM 9s don't have that problem at all.
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Or my ADM evo8

Let me know if you want to have a look at it, I have traded it, but have the option to sell.
I think it is a bargain and will be sad to see it go.
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Old 27-03-2012, 01:23 PM
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Mainly 7's and 8's have the rust issue as they have been driven on salt roads or been sitting at/on wharfs for a while before being shipped.

ADM 9's you will be fine.
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