Do you need a tune for an intake WRX?
Pretty much every air intake on the market for WRX’s or STI’s will require a tune to ensure they work properly. We highly recommend COBB’s SF air intake or AEM’s cold air intake for the 2008+ WRX and STI.
Is the 2012 WRX reliable?
The WRX also holds fairly good scores when it comes to repair and reliability ratings. In comparison, it offers better traction and acceleration than the VW GTI, a more refined ride than the Mitsubishi Evo and more horsepower than both.
Do you need to tune WRX after cold air intake?
For a quick answer – no, you don’t need to tune your car after installing a cold air intake. Tuning your car is expensive and for doing it only to optimize a cold air intake is not worth the money. A cold air intake is a cheap and easy upgrade that does not require tuning.
Does a Perrin cold air intake require a tune?
A: Perrin states that you do not need a tune with this intake, which is why we have it listed as such on the Specs section. You risk having the car run too lean with the added airflow the intake provides.
Can you drift a WRX?
Drifting In An WRX STI While tricks like this aren’t good for your Subaru, and we don’t recommend doing them, there’s nothing wrong with appreciating it from a distance! If it can drift, it can do plenty of everyday driving maneuvers with finesse and ease.
Why are Subarus so fast?
They aren’t all fast. Subaru only makes two models that can be considered fast, the brz (just a rebadged toyota) and the wrx/sti. Those two are fast because of turbochargers, rally oriented suspension, strong brakes, an able chassis, and decades of rally know-how.
What does WRX stand for on Subaru?
Subaru adopted the name “WRX” to stand for ” World Rally eXperimental” (in some places WRX stands for “World Rally Cross”) as all WRX versions (1992 to present) feature rally inspired technology, including all wheel drive, stiffened suspensions and turbocharged four cylinder engines.
How to make your WRX really fast?
With simple bolt-on parts (bolt-on meaning you don’t have to take apart the actual block or heads), we can increase the horsepower of the WRX (either standard or STI) to over 400. This will make the car faster than nearly anything on the road. Of course, remember that the car is a complete system.
What is the difference between a Subaru WRX and WRX STI?
Difference Between Subaru Impreza WRX and WRX STI. The STI is able to produce 305 horsepower at 6000 rpm compared to the 265 of the WRX. The same is also true when it comes to torque, producing 290 lb-ft compared to the WRX’s 244 lb-ft. The STI is able to do this because of its high crossflow turbocharger.
Does a WRX have a turbo?
In Europe, the WRX was introduced as the Impreza GT, and as the Impreza Turbo 2000 (UK). It came with 208 hp (155 kW; 211 PS). In the United Kingdom, Subaru offered six “WRX 1.8 GL” in 1993. The firm imported six Type RS’s, the development car that led to the stripped-out Type RA.