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    Maybe I'm getting old but......

    I'm enjoying my non-modified Stealth RT/TT.

    I traded my 215,000 mile VR4 for it 1.5 years ago. Put the engine from my 93 parts car into it and a trans I had laying around. The trans was bad so I installed the trans from the 93 parts car as well. I've been driving it around for the last week or so and it's enjoyable

    It does have a K&N filter, but that's all I've done. Stock ECS struts and springs, stock exhaust from turbo back with all cats in place, stock clutch, etc. The ride isn't harsh , yet not soft. Exhaust isn't overwhelmingly loud. The clutch pedal is light and there's no chatter or grabbing. Steering and suspension feel pretty tight.

    I guess the best way to describe it is "care-free". I don't feel like anything is going to break on me at any given moment.

    Just thought I'd throw it out there that faster is not always better. There is definitely somoething to be said about stock drivability

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    I definitely miss the dependability since I turboed mine.
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    I love my 95 base, but I do wish I had a couple of turbos under the hood.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gs1000kat View Post
    I'm enjoying my non-modified Stealth RT/TT.

    I traded my 215,000 mile VR4 for it 1.5 years ago. Put the engine from my 93 parts car into it and a trans I had laying around. The trans was bad so I installed the trans from the 93 parts car as well. I've been driving it around for the last week or so and it's enjoyable

    It does have a K&N filter, but that's all I've done. Stock ECS struts and springs, stock exhaust from turbo back with all cats in place, stock clutch, etc. The ride isn't harsh , yet not soft. Exhaust isn't overwhelmingly loud. The clutch pedal is light and there's no chatter or grabbing. Steering and suspension feel pretty tight.

    I guess the best way to describe it is "care-free". I don't feel like anything is going to break on me at any given moment.

    Just thought I'd throw it out there that faster is not always better. There is definitely somoething to be said about stock drivability
    I put 300 miles on my car today, and enjoyed every second of it. As long as the right parts are used, a modified car can be just as care free to drive.

    -Ricer Evo 8: 8.75 @ 166 Best MPH of 167. Quickest 4G63 Powered Evo in The US!!!
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    -Cory's Stock 7 bolt talon: 10.3@136 No crank walk here...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Austin@STM View Post
    I put 300 miles on my car today, and enjoyed every second of it. As long as the right parts are used, a modified car can be just as care free to drive.
    This is what I am trying to do. 500AWHP RELIABLE DD

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    You've jinxed yourself now.....


    *Waits for breakdown thread*


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    Quote Originally Posted by 93STLTH View Post
    You've jinxed yourself now.....


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    Nah i say it all the time, i put 12k miles on it last year, and almost 7k already this year, and it hasnt even been 3 months yet. Basically what im saying is dont be afraid to mod a car because you think it will break all the time. If the work is done right with quality parts, it can be as good or even better than that stock care free feeling.

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    I seem to be doing the opposite, the older I get the more power I need! Could just be the fact that I can afford it now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lithium View Post
    I seem to be doing the opposite, the older I get the more power I need! Could just be the fact that I can afford it now.
    So true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Austin@STM View Post
    I put 300 miles on my car today, and enjoyed every second of it. As long as the right parts are used, a modified car can be just as care free to drive.
    Trust me, as you get older the enjoyment will change. Smaller things will start to annoy you, etc.

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