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Old 01-18-2018, 07:12 AM
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Both cars look great man! The new 2018 STIs are gorgeous.
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full story . Had an s2k like all you guys. I came from a heavily modded ep3. I wanted to keep things simple. Did boltons and wasn't happy. I sold the s2k. Bought the evo. Very happy with the power for simple boltons. I needed a reliable DD. I have an rsx-s for dd. I got a new job that requires me to drive out of town. About 25 mins to get to work. I wanted an awd car .

I went to the dealer to initially buy a 2017 sti. The day I go to buy it , they sold it already . The sales man tells me all the benefits of the new wrx. Twin scroll turbo etc etc. I bought a fully loaded one. About 2 months later they get a 2018 white sti with the recaros package . I test drove it and fell in love . I loved driving the STI. But it didn't make sense for me to trade the wrx. They end up selling the sti. Fast forward to now. I drove by the dealership and they had another white sti. I remembered how much I enjoyed it and white was the only color i wanted . So this time i jumped on it. Was it smart? Nope. I lost alot on the trade in, but I wanted it since I drove it.

the sti cost me a little over 35k. It was stickered for 37,063
I get it man, sometimes you just gotta buy the car that clicks with you. I think we all get too caught up with analyzing what car we should get and then we think the fun right out of it, sometimes you land on a car that moved you in some fashion and if you're fortunate to find it you should jump on it, especially if it left a lasting impression with you. Otherwise we would all be buying cars that won the the most recent comparison test.
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Old 01-18-2018, 03:56 PM
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last pic before the drive
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Old 01-19-2018, 07:04 AM
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And it begins ...
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Old 01-19-2018, 07:31 AM
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Start up vids!!
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Old 01-19-2018, 02:22 PM
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Did a little video . Also took of the Subaru emblems off the back.

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Old 01-19-2018, 03:10 PM
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Originally Posted by superchargedk20 View Post
Did a little video . Also took of the Subaru emblems off the back.

https://youtu.be/aQOz5FXvc8s
wow sounds and looks beautiful, that white color is superb.

I test drove a 2018 wrx and was left unimpressed, it barely felt any faster than my old 9th gen civic si - salesman kept telling me during the drive "you just gota tune in like stage2 it'll feel as quick as a stock mustang", needles to say that sales pitch didn't work on me, all I did was nodded at the stupidity of his comment ,yea let me go throw away the warranty on my new 30k car.

then I drove a 17 STi and it felt way better, not sure if its the gearing or the extra power but it felt like different animal.
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Old 01-19-2018, 05:35 PM
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wow sounds and looks beautiful, that white color is superb.

I test drove a 2018 wrx and was left unimpressed, it barely felt any faster than my old 9th gen civic si - salesman kept telling me during the drive "you just gota tune in like stage2 it'll feel as quick as a stock mustang", needles to say that sales pitch didn't work on me, all I did was nodded at the stupidity of his comment ,yea let me go throw away the warranty on my new 30k car.

then I drove a 17 STi and it felt way better, not sure if its the gearing or the extra power but it felt like different animal.
that's how I felt. But idiot me I bought a 2017 limited wrx first . And was just so bored driving . Don't get me wrong it's a great car . It just lacks that sporty feel I crave . I also think Subaru purposely de tunes the wrx so people look at buying an sti instead . If I'm wrong someone correct me but a stage 2 wrx vs a stage 2 sti. The wrx takes the win. If I was gona mod I would've kept the wrx. But I need a DD. The sti fills the void of the wrx left with me while staying stock.
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Old 01-21-2018, 01:02 PM
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Gave the sti it's first detail job today . It was filthy after only 2 days . And the first pic of these two rivals together .




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Old 01-22-2018, 10:24 AM
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Gotta love that iconic Subura rumble! Look and sounds great man. Enjoy
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