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Chris Thys' 2005 Subaru WRX STI

Oct 1, 2009

Chris Says
I originally had a WRX with some mild power, and I started to get nervous about how that power was affecting the tranny; as most Subaru people know, the 5-speed is not that capable of holding too much torque before it lets go. I then decided to switch it up to an STI. It has a much better platform and a tranny that can handle tons of torque with no issues. So far, this car has been a blast and I've had no problems with it since owning it.

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We Say
We cant get enough of this clean Subie! It's got style and performance behind it. The molded trunk lip is also a very nice touch and definitely makes it stand out that much more. Add the bronze Work Wheels, and you've got an unbeatable combination.

Engine
Cobb Accessport V1, Perrin Sport Tone after-cat exhaust, Blitz filter, GP Moto silencer delete elbow, Stromung divorced wastegate shorty (heat-coated), Perrin downpipe rear section w/ high-flow cat

Exterior
Rav-Spec carbon-fiber V-Limited lip, Molded Mines trunk, LightWerkz TSX blacked-out retrofit, WRX side skirts, HKS Kansai carbon-fiber diffuser, shaved front grille, Carbign Craft license-plate surround, carbon-fiber outside B-pillars, JDM rain visors, White Hella Supertones, White Brembos w/ carbon-fiber STI decals

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Interior
Speed Architect carbon-fiber speedometer, full dash, A/C vent rings, map light, dome light, armrest cover; A-, B-, C-pillars; Pioneer AVIC D1, black STI mats, Defi boost, oil pressure, oil temperature in amber, carbon-fiber triple gauge holder, carbon-fiber shift knob, JDM red hazard button, blacked-out headliner, sunvisors, grab handles, '05 WRX black door cards, rear seats and carpet

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Numbers
Stage 2 Clark Tuned: 320 whp and 340 ft-lbs of torque

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