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What hot hatch do you own?
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Golf GTI / R / R32 196 0.02%
Impreza WRX / STi 133 0.01%
Mazdaspeed 3 92 0.01%
Veloster Turbo 20 0.00%
Focus ST 149 0.01%
Other Hot Hatch 230 0.02%
Elantra GT 1000001 99.92%
Total: 1000821 votes
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Neo_Crimson
Aug 15, 2011

"Is that your final dandy?"

BlackMK4 posted:

How reliable are Mazdspeed 3s? They seem disgustingly cheap for something with an LSD, turbo, and useable hatch

I have a Gen 2 and it's been perfectly reliable, but it's stock and I don't beat on it. Be wary of modded ones, or any with over 60K miles as issues with the turbo seals can crop up if they're not taken care of.

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Neo_Crimson
Aug 15, 2011

"Is that your final dandy?"

Here4DaGangBang posted:

The big thing on the FiST (maybe the FoST too, I'm not sure) is that they are torque limited in 1st and 2nd gears to avoid blowing the tyres off, and most if not all OTS tunes remove (or greatly reduce) this limitation.

My MS3 does this too, it turns off the turbo entirely in 1st and limits it to 50% boost in 2nd. I'm surprised the FoST does this because it's supposed to have fancy torque vectoring to prevent traction issues.

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