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    Impreza wrx sti

    In the market for a Subaru Impreza wrx sti type U.K./jdm wide track Iíve been looked na for awhile now and will prob end up going across the water but Iíll give it another week or two here and see what pops up.im not a tyre kicker or a boy racer etc... genuine car enthusiast and money ready to purchase right car and insurance sorted also

    Any info of a car for sale or garaged or somebody only thinking about selling pls contact me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob View Post
    In the market for a Subaru Impreza wrx sti type U.K./jdm wide track Iíve been looked na for awhile now and will prob end up going across the water but Iíll give it another week or two here and see what pops up.im not a tyre kicker or a boy racer etc... genuine car enthusiast and money ready to purchase right car and insurance sorted also

    Any info of a car for sale or garaged or somebody only thinking about selling pls contact me
    Sorry for going off topic but who have you got insurance with? Finding it difficult to get some myself

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    Details

    Iíve been asked for more detail on here,
    Must be wide track Blobeye or Hawkeye but has to be 2.0 engine Hawkeye if Hawkeye, donít want post my budget but I will say itís a very healthy budget,Ive done a lot of research into going to England and still mite do that just giving someone here a chance to pop up with one for sale

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    One up north looks ok https://www.donedeal.ie/cars-for-sal...smint/18116548

    but I'd take a fresh jdm one anyday over a car that's being in the uk or here as there is no comparison on the underneath condition and that's a big thing now with cars nearly 12/15 years old
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    Thats the one he is saying that doesnt look to have dccd

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    Quote Originally Posted by dontommy View Post
    Thats the one he is saying that doesnt look to have dccd
    Yes canít see diff wheel nor the settings on dash a bit strange alright

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    https://www.scoobynet.com/scoobynet-...t-no-dccd.html

    i never knew this but some widetrack cars dont have the dccd as a option in some counties.

    so thats why its probably cheap for the car above
    as Marcus Gronholm once said "up the arse of timo"...

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    Quote Originally Posted by DUFFMAN View Post
    https://www.scoobynet.com/scoobynet-...t-no-dccd.html

    i never knew this but some widetrack cars dont have the dccd as a option in some counties.

    so thats why its probably cheap for the car above
    Thatís interesting I assumed all wide track had Dccd on them learn something new every day

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    Quote Originally Posted by DUFFMAN View Post
    https://www.scoobynet.com/scoobynet-...t-no-dccd.html

    i never knew this but some widetrack cars dont have the dccd as a option in some counties.

    so thats why its probably cheap for the car above

    How many of us really use DCCD?
    Not many I'd say.
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    For a play in the snow yes after that itís never touched being honest
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    Quote Originally Posted by tractorman View Post
    How many of us really use DCCD?
    Not many I'd say.
    Id say everyone with a newage would just leave it in auto but I used mine in the type r a few times when the weather was bad as you know, the type r can be tall happy in the wet with the diff set to the rear.
    as Marcus Gronholm once said "up the arse of timo"...

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    Quote Originally Posted by DUFFMAN View Post
    https://www.scoobynet.com/scoobynet-...t-no-dccd.html

    i never knew this but some widetrack cars dont have the dccd as a option in some counties.

    so thats why its probably cheap for the car above
    Got in before me. Most likely same box Baz has in his wagon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DUFFMAN View Post
    Originally Posted by tractormanHow many of us really use DCCD?
    Not many I'd say.



    Id say everyone with a newage would just leave it in auto but I used mine in the type r a few times when the weather was bad as you know, the type r can be tail happy in the wet with the diff set to the rear.
    For normal daily trundling around I leave it on auto alright... however I personally hate the auto setting if pushing the car on.

    The auto-dccd setting then changes things so much that it unsettles the car and makes the handling unpredictable (a very unnerving feeling as a driver when you have the car perfectly setup going into a corner and then half way through the auto-dccd changes stuff up. The car suddenly shifts weight and grip around and comes unstuck in a way the driver didn't intend and which is very hard to recover from as when you adjust power / brake / steering to "fix" the auto-dccd induced problem, the auto-dccd yet again starts to intervene and change things - it sucks).

    When I go for a proper drive I change it to manual override and depending on road conditions I set it to fully open when dry (green on dash wheel to back), or set it to open minus 2-3 little clicks on the wheel button (till first light change on the dash from open) if wet. So, from that point of view -- yes, I do use the dccd, simply because I feel I have to stop the auto-dccd scaring the hell out of me lol.

    The ability to fully lock the diff when say climbing a snow covered mountain road is handy though, but... very important to reduce lock to open when trying to steer on very slippy iced / snowy roads as on full lock you will lose a lot of grip when trying to go around corners.

    There is some additional grip / flexibility there with the dccd fitted cars, but it requires experience and tweaking it manually to get the best out of it. Without experience and manual intervention it makes the car worse imo.

    I suppose what I am trying to say is - not having the dccd is better in my view than the auto setting of dccd when doing anything other than driving it easy in traffic as a daily (and in that case the non-dccd car would be as good as the dccd fitted one anyway).

    The only caveat would be when you go to sell the car again as most buyers out there believe they "must have" the dccd - and hence maybe an STI without dccd would be harder sold (or for less ÄÄÄ).
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    Thanks spotted but canít get insured in a Jap one Iím the phone all day trying.must have tried 15 different insurers Iím ducking sick of it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rob View Post
    Thanks spotted but canít get insured in a Jap one Iím the phone all day trying.must have tried 15 different insurers Iím ducking sick of it
    Just buy one then ring your current insurer and tell them you already bought it and it's sitting on the drive. If they still say no tell them they're obliged to give you a letter of refusal stating why. Then tell them as they're your current insurer and first contact you're going to the Irish Insurance Federation who will force them to quote you.

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    Thanks got 2 quotes one Ä2200 and one Ä1743

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