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by specr
Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Cars for Sale
Topic: SYD: 2013 STI SPEC R - BLACK - PRICE DROP make an offer
Replies: 2
Views: 245

Re: SYD: 2013 STI SPEC R - BLACK - PRICE DROP make an offer

BUMP it up!! Price drop to 37490, make an offer!
by specr
Wed Nov 08, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: Photo Gallery and Build Threads
Topic: Jono's MY07 STi - Rebuild Edition
Replies: 8
Views: 197

Re: Jono's MY07 STi - Rebuild Edition

Looking awesome! Be keen to see your dyno readout after the tune
by specr
Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Cars for Sale
Topic: SYD: 2013 STI SPEC R - BLACK - PRICE DROP make an offer
Replies: 2
Views: 245

Re: SYD: 2013 STI SPEC R - BLACK - 6 MONTHS REGO

Bump! Car has just been detailed and is looking sexy!

Post updated
by specr
Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Cars for Sale
Topic: SYD: 2013 STI SPEC R - BLACK - PRICE DROP make an offer
Replies: 2
Views: 245

SYD: 2013 STI SPEC R - BLACK - PRICE DROP make an offer

Model: 2013 STI SPEC R MY13 Colour: Crystal Black Pearl (D4S) Transmission Type: 6 spd manual Registration Number: SBA-088 (I'll be keeping these plates) Mileage: 64XXX KM Price: $37950 37490 ONO, no lowballers please Other Information: I've only owned this car for a year but I am saving for a Euro...
by specr
Fri Oct 20, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: General WRX and Club Discussion
Topic: Cat back for MY18 STI
Replies: 2
Views: 123

Re: Cat back for MY18 STI

Hey mate, young to be owning a new STI!! Your insurance premium must be through the roof!

I have an Invidia Q300 cat back on mine atm, they have a subtle note at idle, zero drone and sound epic when you hold your right foot down. You can't go wrong with it
by specr
Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Engine, Driveline, Exhausts and Turbos
Topic: Opinions on current setup and possibly upgrades
Replies: 7
Views: 193

Re: Opinions on current setup and possibly upgrades

You should be seeing 200kw at the wheels with that set up. Something is wrong with the tune. e85 or flex fuel should net you somewhere between 220-240kw
by specr
Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: Engine, Driveline, Exhausts and Turbos
Topic: '13 STI dump and mid or full TBE?
Replies: 19
Views: 988

Re: '13 STI dump and mid or full TBE?

Yeah I miss having a 200+kw car, my Forester was a beast and I thought a stock STI would be fast enough but I guess you always want more! Especially with the stock tune, it feels soooo sluggish compared to the Forester I know I'd regret spending money on my car when there's a tonne of travel to be d...
by specr
Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:14 am
Forum: Engine, Driveline, Exhausts and Turbos
Topic: '13 STI dump and mid or full TBE?
Replies: 19
Views: 988

Re: '13 STI dump and mid or full TBE?

The car has taken a backseat whilst saving up for travel so nup. I purchased a Q300 catback around March but only put it on about 2 months ago (despite saying I wanted to keep the stock mufflers). The sound out of the Q300 is perfect for me, seriously purrs along at 130kmh in 6th gear and opens up n...
by specr
Wed Sep 27, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Engine, Driveline, Exhausts and Turbos
Topic: Axle back for 2016 STI
Replies: 5
Views: 230

Re: Axle back for 2016 STI

Go an Invidia cat back. I have an invidia made for your model but on my 2013 sti (same motor = same sound). It gives a really nice growl when you open it up but it has no drone at up to more than 130kmh. Really quiet at cruising speed and won't affect the performance with only the cat back section.
by specr
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: General WRX and Club Discussion
Topic: 08-09 WRX STI pricing
Replies: 3
Views: 363

Re: 08-09 WRX STI pricing

I agree with matto above. Also from 2010 (I believe) they changed to a wide body design plus the dual mufflers, they look SOOOOO much better than the 08-09 series wrx which if they didn't have the bonnet scoop you'd think it was an rs impreza
by specr
Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Engine, Driveline, Exhausts and Turbos
Topic: Vf38 upgrade on stock gc8?
Replies: 5
Views: 328

Re: Vf38 upgrade on stock gc8?

Yeah sorry to be the bringer of bad news, it especially sucks when you have the turbo sitting there in front of you... You would have to change the exhaust manifold which would add $500+ depending on whether you went new/old/aftermarket, plus tuning, etc etc, it would be a beach I had a VF34 on my o...
by specr
Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:34 am
Forum: Engine, Driveline, Exhausts and Turbos
Topic: Vf38 upgrade on stock gc8?
Replies: 5
Views: 328

Re: Vf38 upgrade on stock gc8?

No it is from a liberty, it is twin scroll and you will have to do a bunch of work to get it to fit. I'm not sure if your old GC8 ecu will be able to handle getting it tuned for it either.

If you want to save money, time, effort, and research, sell it and get a vf34
by specr
Mon Aug 28, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Engine, Driveline, Exhausts and Turbos
Topic: Vf38 upgrade on stock gc8?
Replies: 5
Views: 328

Re: Vf38 upgrade on stock gc8?

VF38's have a unique twinscroll set up.

I'd sell it and get a VF34, it will be a lot easier and cheaper
by specr
Thu Aug 24, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: General WRX and Club Discussion
Topic: Just Cars Insurance no more...
Replies: 8
Views: 877

Re: Just Cars Insurance no more...

I've been looking for insurance for my 2013 sti. Last year quotes were in the 1200-1800 ball park. I ended up cheaping out with Woolies insurance for something like $900 paid monthly. This year, I can still do woolies for cheap but thought I better get a more reputable policy that will support mods....
by specr
Mon Aug 21, 2017 7:33 am
Forum: Forester Related Discussion
Topic: FORESTER GT - STI EJ257 SWAP - Buying advice.
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Re: FORESTER GT - STI EJ257 SWAP - Buying advice.

Very expensive for a 17 yr old gt. You can pick up a 04-05 XT for 6-8k
by specr
Fri Aug 18, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: General Technical Talk
Topic: What exhaust should i get for my rs2.5 impreza
Replies: 3
Views: 331

Re: What exhaust should i get for my rs2.5 impreza

Get a second hand stock STI one for your year, should fit and will be louder without drone

Some aftermarket but not too loud include:
MRT diffback
Invidia diffback
hitech diffback

Steer clear of x force unless you REALLY wanna hear it
by specr
Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:12 pm
Forum: General WRX and Club Discussion
Topic: Looking for the owner of this..are you on here?
Replies: 2
Views: 621

Re: Looking for the owner of this..are you on here?

Sorry for the dumb post above, didn't read it properly
by specr
Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: General Technical Talk
Topic: Snow chains on Wrx g3
Replies: 5
Views: 407

Re: Snow chains on Wrx g3

Dan004 wrote:Based in Victoria so it is a legal requirement to carry chains when travelling to the snow fields otherwise you will be turned around.


What about those snow sock things are they legal?
by specr
Wed Jun 21, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Photo Gallery and Build Threads
Topic: Sean's MY13 Spec R
Replies: 10
Views: 1232

Re: Sean's MY13 Spec R

Probably won't go to the rumble shack and I think I'll stick with 98 for a while due to budget

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