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Old 09-05-2015, 02:06 PM
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does anyone know if with those numbers my cars gearbox (5spd) or engine (stock unopened) might go or should be alright??
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I imagine your gearbox would be the weakest link. The 5 speeds weren't all that good until the 2008 WRX I believe.
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does anyone know if with those numbers my cars gearbox (5spd) or engine (stock unopened) might go or should be alright??
As Goosey said your gear box might be the weaker link, but should be no issues with your engine, E85 is a wonderful thing. I still have a 5 speed with the figures in my sig and don't granny my car around, but it is an 08. I hope your 5 speed treats you the same
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As Goosey said your gear box might be the weaker link, but should be no issues with your engine, E85 is a wonderful thing. I still have a 5 speed with the figures in my sig and don't granny my car around, but it is an 08. I hope your 5 speed treats you the same
haha I sure hope so! not ready for an STI 6speed just yet hehe
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Until a head gasket goes following track sessions/events....

...just kidding it'll be fine for some time, depending on how hard you drive it
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haha I sure hope so! not ready for an STI 6speed just yet hehe
There are always cheaper options available, but it really depends on whether you want to bite the Bullet and get it over with, or get something that will be enough.

The 08+ box I mentioned will bolt up, should handle the power without a hiccup, and cost 1/3rd as much.

The 6 speed is a more long term solution for sure if you're going to go beyond what you have now. It handles power like a champ, however weighs a fair bit more.

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If it's not a daily, wait until it blows. After the previous owner of my car fried the original 'box, I swapped it out for a 4.44 5 speed out of an early GD model and have had this now for 8 or so years running from 200hp all the way past 300.
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Definetly got power down in earlier RPM dude! E85 is great only wish there were more fuel stations selling it especially towards the hills Something I would love to do later on down the track!



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Wow that's a massive increase, good numbers aswell.

Lol at 205whp, just for comparison the car made 218whp on the evo-r dyno. Could only imagine how much bigger the difference is once you start making higher numbers

5% is not that much of a difference really. The way some people talk about the hub dyno you would think it was a 20% excess reading.
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Definetly got power down in earlier RPM dude! E85 is great only wish there were more fuel stations selling it especially towards the hills Something I would love to do later on down the track!



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yeah man hard to find E85, but deffs a good mod!
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