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#4 of 6 Re: EVO vs. STI vs. SRT-4? Want to Run 11's....What should I buy? [andysautosport]
Mar 19, 2008 (3:41 pm)
Andy, please refrain from advertising on here, that violated the TOS agreement.
The other reason to go with an SRT4 is that although out of the box it may not be as fast as the others, they are significantly cheaper than an EVO or STi, as with any racing, you will be piling on lots of mods and when you start less expensive you can put some real wide tires up front which would help the grip issue and throw more money into turbos, etc.
I'm very in depth knowledgeable about straight drag strip racing, but know the basicas (hit the pedal go for -mike
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#5 of 6 Re: EVO vs. STI vs. SRT-4? Want to Run 11's....What should I buy? [traffic_tom]
Jan 19, 2011 (7:00 am)
any of the 3 will get the job done. its just a matter of upkeep to a turbo car.I dont know where you live in cali but HB speed in long beach is a great tuner
#6 of 6 Re: EVO vs. STI vs. SRT-4? Want to Run 11's....What should I buy? [paisan]
Mar 30, 2012 (2:32 pm)
One huge reason NOT to go with the SRT4 is that they aren't as mechanically sound as either the EVO or the STI. You're going to waste money on a POS and then waste money fixing that POS and, probably get laughed off the track trying to race a FWD.
The STI is solid, just as it has been for many many years. You can find a used one that wont break the bank and still achieve your goals. The EVO is a decent choice as well but is more expensive than the STI and is about the same as far as performance goes.
I'd say go with something that's tried and true. After all, I don't know of any SRT4 that can do 0-60 in 1.9 seconds. Nor will I ever hear of such a feat as that would be impossible for a FWD. There is, however, an STI that can do this. Look it up.