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Old 15 Apr 2009, 07:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hiya guys, I've got a 99 impreza sport 2L awd non turbo, and just wanted some advice on sum cheap mods I can do to make it quicker and more adgile. As I'm only 19, I won't get insured on a turbo 4 a few years yet. I don't wanna go to overboard coz I no it's not worth it on this car. It's more realy to give me sum experiance for when I get a turbo. The car already has staight through de cat magnitec stainless. And piper cross induction. Cheers tom
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Old 15 Apr 2009, 08:10 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Tbh, you've done about as much as you can to improve engine performance on that car. Nothing you do to it is gonna get even close to the kind of perfomance you'll get from a turbo car. It is just never going to be that quick.

Only thing i can recommend would be some suspension/brake mods to at least give you decent handling and by extension a quicker car, but my honest opinion would be to save what you're going to spend modifying this car, stick it in the bank and put it towards that turbo wen you can get insurance. Every bit extra you put by now will mean a bigger budget and therefore (probably) a better car when you do get the turbo.
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Old 15 Apr 2009, 02:25 PM   #3 (permalink)
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totally agree with above
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Old 15 Apr 2009, 05:15 PM   #4 (permalink)
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fair enuf didnt fink of it that way. start saving now then.............i fink i might just sort out some of the bodywork, so it will look beta plus be worth a bit more when i sell it

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Old 15 Apr 2009, 08:45 PM   #5 (permalink)
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you won't really make any money back on anything you buy mate, so get stuff that can be transfered to the next car (remember keep the original parts!)
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Old 15 Apr 2009, 09:19 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Take weight out of it thats unnecessary up to you how far ya wanna go(tims even took stereo out) ,he`s got a stripped out saxo vtr,you`d be suprised how much weight has a bearing on performance/handling but running a stripped out car aint for everyone.


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Crazy car Dave what engine he running bet it does feel a lot faster from and after he stripped it out
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