2015 Mustang v 2015 Subaru WRX

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Which do I get based MAINLY on more driving pleasure?

2015 Mustang V6 Stick Shift
2
17%
2015 Mustang 4Cyl Turbo Stick Shift(?)
5
42%
2015 Subaru WRX Stick Shift
5
42%
 
Total votes: 12

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Re: 2015 Mustang v 2015 Subaru WRX

Postby potownrob » Wed Aug 24, 2016 1:18 am

nice whip man!! those look like V6 wheels to me :) 8) :mrgreen:
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Re: 2015 Mustang v 2015 Subaru WRX

Postby ManualShifterMz3s » Wed Aug 24, 2016 9:26 am

tankinbeans wrote:So...which'ne you get. Turbo 4, V6, V8?

I drove the turbo 4 in yellow. Did want. Have Focus ST instead (cheaper to buy and insure).


I got the Turbo 4 and I am certainly happy. Yeah, a bit pricey tho. Not as pricey as the V8 would be tho...
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Re: 2015 Mustang v 2015 Subaru WRX

Postby ManualShifterMz3s » Wed Aug 24, 2016 9:46 am

potownrob wrote:nice whip man!! those look like V6 wheels to me :) 8) :mrgreen:


Thank you, thank you.

The wheels are upgraded, but it's the Turbo 4.

I went with the T4 over the V6 due to more power 310 vs 300 hp & 320 lb/ft vs 280 lb/ft & the MPG is much better as well.

All in all.... I get 31 mpg on the highway with 310/320 hp / lb/ft @ the rear wheels with a 6-speed stick shift in my right hand.

Performance & practicality at the same time.


I have missed the fun in my driving for the last year or so as the Mazda 3 was not in working order and I was driving the Jeep. The Jeep however, is no slouch as it puts down 290 hp, but paddle shifters are NOT the same as a clutch pedal and rowing your own gears as many of you all here, know.
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Re: 2015 Mustang v 2015 Subaru WRX

Postby tankinbeans » Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:23 am

Nice. When I drove one I really enjoyed what I call the squirrel valve. A fun little flutter as the turbo farts or whatever happens.
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Re: 2015 Mustang v 2015 Subaru WRX

Postby ManualShifterMz3s » Thu Aug 25, 2016 4:11 pm

tankinbeans wrote:Nice. When I drove one I really enjoyed what I call the squirrel valve. A fun little flutter as the turbo farts or whatever happens.


farts? lol

For others...see (listen) @ 4:35 to the engine/turbo sound in this video... not too shabby...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4kL_0UAEjVM
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Re: 2015 Mustang v 2015 Subaru WRX

Postby tankinbeans » Thu Aug 25, 2016 7:36 pm

Grr. I wanted to hear the squirrel valve.
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Re: 2015 Mustang v 2015 Subaru WRX

Postby potownrob » Fri Aug 26, 2016 3:35 am

tankinbeans wrote:Grr. I wanted to hear the exhaust burps and blow off valves.
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Re: 2015 Mustang v 2015 Subaru WRX

Postby watkins » Fri Aug 26, 2016 4:56 pm

tankinbeans wrote:Nice. When I drove one I really enjoyed what I call the squirrel valve. A fun little flutter as the turbo farts or whatever happens.

Oh god, flutter? I hate turbo flutter. Sounds awful and it really isn't good for the mechanical bits. Just give me one big PSSHHHHH and be done with it.
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Re: 2015 Mustang v 2015 Subaru WRX

Postby ManualShifterMz3s » Thu Apr 27, 2017 3:53 pm

Just an update after about 10 months or so...

Couldn't have been enjoying the Mustang anymore than I am currently.

I get 29 mpg combined when I just care to drive "normal."

And I tap into the 310 horses and 320 lb/ft when I feel for some spirited driving.

The BEST of both worlds, basically. The GREATEST thing, however, is that I still enjoy driving STICK SHIFT.

I think, ultimately, that's probably what makes me enjoy driving the MOST. Perhaps, almost any car, I would be happy driving. As long as I'm rowing my own GEARS...

PS. Hope all are doing well.
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Re: 2015 Mustang v 2015 Subaru WRX

Postby ManualShifterMz3s » Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:14 pm

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A recent pic..
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Re: 2015 Mustang v 2015 Subaru WRX

Postby Rope-Pusher » Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:06 pm

Seams Tummy that the more involved you are with something, the more enjoyable it is.
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Re: 2015 Mustang v 2015 Subaru WRX

Postby potownrob » Fri Apr 28, 2017 1:28 am

ManualShifterMz3s wrote:Just an update after about 10 months or so...

Couldn't have been enjoying the Mustang anymore than I am currently.

I get 29 mpg combined when I just care to drive "normal."

And I tap into the 310 horses and 320 lb/ft when I feel for some spirited driving.

The BEST of both worlds, basically. The GREATEST thing, however, is that I still enjoy driving STICK SHIFT.

I think, ultimately, that's probably what makes me enjoy driving the MOST. Perhaps, almost any car, I would be happy driving. As long as I'm rowing my own GEARS...

PS. Hope all are doing well.
NICE!! i've researched the mustangs and wrxes more lately, so re-reading this thread is more interesting this time around, and i think you made the right choice with the mustang (though the wrx would be nice too). do you have the premium package?? i wish you could get the V6 with that package. i think they're ditching the V6 this year though anyway...
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Re: 2015 Mustang v 2015 Subaru WRX

Postby bk7794 » Sat Apr 29, 2017 12:42 am

The tune potential on those are incredible.
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Re: 2015 Mustang v 2015 Subaru WRX

Postby potownrob » Sat Apr 29, 2017 1:28 am

bk7794 wrote:The tune potential on those are incredible.

Epic Winning :!: :D :mrgreen:
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Re: 2015 Mustang v 2015 Subaru WRX

Postby Rope-Pusher » Sun Apr 30, 2017 9:30 am

bk7794 wrote:The Frenchfry under the seat is inedible.

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