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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.

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$18,595 Base Model (MSRP) 24/32 MPG Fuel Economy

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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