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hi guys, i've been lurking aroudn this forum for a little bit and been learning stuff from you guys at the same time. but i'll cut the crap, i currently own a 08 r18 and recently i've been looking to trade my car for a 06 or 07 Si. i was wondering if you guys could tell me the difference between the two years. i know for a fact that the 06's had the 3rd gear problem.. but thats been resolved. anymore?

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umm,how do you figure?They have the same engine,chassis,body,transmission and everything else.The 07 and up models might actually be a tad (unmeasurable) amount slower due to the VSA.Ignorance is not always bliss.:thumb:
if your going to be serious about tuning and know how to drive then the 06 is the one. Plus no speed limiter. vsa ftl
There is a button to turn off/on the VSA.
 

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VSA is just another head ache when tuning our ECU's. I have driven a few different cars and lots of different weather over the span of many years and I don't need a half retarded computer taking over the control of my car if i slide around a little. These are plenty compicated already, don't need anymore useless bells and whistles.
 

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here's my situation right now..i test drove an 06' si. here are some of the issues with the car.

-rev hang
-3rd popped out when i was driving
-Oil change...which can be done easily
-gears are loose..maybe cuz it was driven hard? ex. you put the car in 1st and you can move it side to side.

can all of these issues be resolved? should even bother trading in for this car even if they fix all that? also, i did one of those carfaxes on the website and it showed me that it 10 accidents.. i don't know whether if it was big or not... car is selling for $20,888 i can probably bring it down a couple grand with all those things involved in the car.

i appreciate all teh quick replies
 

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here's my situation right now..i test drove an 06' si. here are some of the issues with the car.

-rev hang
-3rd popped out when i was driving
-Oil change...which can be done easily
-gears are loose..maybe cuz it was driven hard? ex. you put the car in 1st and you can move it side to side.

can all of these issues be resolved? should even bother trading in for this car even if they fix all that? also, i did one of those carfaxes on the website and it showed me that it 10 accidents.. i don't know whether if it was big or not... car is selling for $20,888 i can probably bring it down a couple grand with all those things involved in the car.

i appreciate all teh quick replies
 
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