80tq drag racing results

JShadzi at aol.com JShadzi at aol.com
Tue Aug 20 02:16:51 EDT 2002

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That's one thing that's always surprised me about WRX's, in stock form they
are no match on the street or track.  I had about 3 or 4 good sessions at
Buttonwillow with a chipped WRX (on slicks, I'm on 712's) early this spring,
running only 8psi we were pretty well matched, recently, mixing it up with
them on the street running 15psi I havent' found too much competition as of
yet.  Of course, there are some insane mods you can do to them, but that goes
with all cars.


<<Man I wish I could have been there with you guys.  I
> raced a WRX "STI" (doubt it, but the badge was there)
> today.  Good match up, she beat me off the line at a
> double left turn, I had the outside lane, couldn't
> keep the inside tires hooked up, caught back up to her
> around 80 mph right when we hit traffic so I couldn't
> pass her.  Damn.  I thought my gears were close, it
> seemed like she was shifting way more frequently than
> me.  Maybe it really was an STI with six speeds, hmm,
> I didn't think those were here yet.  Or she didn't
> know how to drive, but the car sounded like it was
> getting a good flogging trying to stay ahead of me.
> Once I get my stupid ign. bug fixed, I swear I'll get
> some #'s for you guys from the track.>>

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