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2008+ subaru wrx experience?

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by jjw1, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:01 PM
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    jjw1

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    Anyone have experience with these? I'm looking at the non sti models.
     
  2. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:02 PM
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    I had an 07 sti but I guess that's no help. Free bump.
     
  3. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:02 PM
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    rcfreak201

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    damn, trading the taco?
     
  4. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:03 PM
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    Why not get the STI???
     
  5. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:07 PM
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    The gas ain't cutting it on the taco. It's roughly 50 miles round trip to school every day plus I've had problems with the taco. Sadly I think the tranny is screwed partly my fault. :(
     
  6. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:07 PM
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    $$$
     
  7. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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    07trd4x4

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    Get the Sti. Lol. No WRX is sick my buddies got an 09. One thing he wishes is that it had the 6 speed. If you are going to mod and increase HP, the 5 speed doesn't hold up ever well
     
  8. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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    $$$= HP and stylin';););)
     
  9. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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    My 07 had big problems with the ecu and some major hesitation at full throttle. Ended up throwing a rod through the block after I sold it. Was a known problem on the 07s but they probably fixed it on later models I would imagine.
     
  10. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:10 PM
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    I read something similar about the 08 but the review I read was on an sti. I'd take an sti over an EVO mainly cuz Mitsubishis rep
     
  11. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:11 PM
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    FYI WRX MPG isn't much better than the Taco.

    On a side note there isn't a day that goes by where I didn't with I went for a fast car and this one was on the list.:D
     
  12. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:13 PM
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    True, my sti got 20 mpg.
     
  13. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:14 PM
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    But the important thing is that 20mpg was much more fun. Haha.
     
  14. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:15 PM
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    Yes but it was useless for anything and everything, except having fun.

    Hence the trade in for the taco
     
  15. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:16 PM
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    why dont you downgrade your tires? and get all terrains if you dont have them already and see where that takes you
     
  16. Aug 31, 2011 at 6:17 PM
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    Yikes! How many miles to a tank?
     
  17. Aug 31, 2011 at 7:20 PM
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    Bump
     
  18. Aug 31, 2011 at 7:23 PM
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    Like 350 max for me
     
  19. Aug 31, 2011 at 7:25 PM
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    And that would be on E

    300 is around the most I got before refueling.
     
  20. Aug 31, 2011 at 7:29 PM
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    well i know that they hold up in and accident. my dad and brother recently got t-boned on a highway. witnesses estimate that the full size dodge 3500 hit them at 80km/h. the wrx was totalled, however they are still alive. they were in a 09 wrx non sti
     
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