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Old 27 September 2015, 08:56 PM
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Ok,

so i have recently just sold my civic type r ep3 i spent a fair bit on it loved it to bits was very good car no matter whatever people say about honda's it had reasonable power output. So now I'm on the hunt for something new iv admittedly have been looking at other things c63 cls55 bmw m3 to name name the least but i keep finding my self looking at the WRX STI hatchback subaru impreza

things that apeal to me about it.

- love the looks shapes and the design
- ability to be able go down many routes track , stance .. bit of both
- 4wd aspect

just to name a few bits what i would really like is someone who many have come from my sort of scenario that can tell me the good and bads about them honestly.

id potentially be running it as a daily but id like to get moderate track use out of it and power wise id be looking at fully forging with bigger turbo and other bits just need some guidance if possible chuck everything you have at me

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Old 27 September 2015, 09:00 PM
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Ok,

so i have recently just sold my civic type r ep3 i spent a fair bit on it loved it to bits was very good car no matter whatever people say about honda's it had reasonable power output. So now I'm on the hunt for something new iv admittedly have been looking at other things c63 cls55 bmw m3 to name name the least but i keep finding my self looking at the WRX STI hatchback subaru impreza

things that apeal to me about it.

- love the looks shapes and the design
- ability to be able go down many routes track , stance .. bit of both
- 4wd aspect

just to name a few bits what i would really like is someone who many have come from my sort of scenario that can tell me the good and bads about them honestly.

id potentially be running it as a daily but id like to get moderate track use out of it and power wise id be looking at fully forging with bigger turbo and other bits just need some guidance if possible chuck everything you have at me

TIA

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Old 27 September 2015, 09:01 PM
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no kids no wife ... try me
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Old 27 September 2015, 09:23 PM
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The hatch is a great car once you have forged the engine. It's a great all rounder. Mine is the best family car I've owned, plus I can have fun with it when I am on my own. BUT as you don't have wife and kids, if it was me, I would be looking at something a bit more hardcore like a Hawkeye spec C (especially coming from a civic type r).
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Old 27 September 2015, 09:23 PM
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2.5 it will blow up save 3k for the rebuild
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Old 27 September 2015, 09:47 PM
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Avoid....high running costs, chav image, poor reliability, awful interior, awful build quality, poor after sales service, better cars exist for the same or less money.

Buy an M3.
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Old 27 September 2015, 09:53 PM
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Buy a newage spec c simples. MattYB has got a mint one for sale.
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Old 28 September 2015, 07:05 AM
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Hi,

I love the looks of mine also (Aside from the rear) and thoroughly enjoy driving it. I've never had a Honda, though have had an M3 and a RS Clio and much prefer the Scoob. However, the interior is pretty cheaply put together.

Lots of haters who have never had one, take a look at the thread in the members section as there is loads of great info in there.

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