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Definitely not, being in Colorado, we have Subarus here like Mustangs are everywhere else, they have a very unique sound with an open exhaust. That brings up another thing, changing exhausts has no effect in the sound of the car, at least not that I have noticed. But I keep meaning to turn off the music so I can better find out.
I understand what you think but a boxer engine sounds little to no different than any other engine. Pure Engine sound changes with displacement and that's about it. Put an open exhaust turbo'd Subaru next to any other car with an open exhaust, similar turbo and displacement and they will sound just about the same.

Full race exhaust does sound slightly different in the game. More of a raw sound with more rasp. Not extremely different but its noticeable.
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Let me correct myself. Displacement and amount of cylinders change the way an engine sounds. I was speaking in terms of four cylinder motors in my reply above.
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I understand what you think but a boxer engine sounds little to no different than any other engine. Pure Engine sound changes with displacement and that's about it. Put an open exhaust turbo'd Subaru next to any other car with an open exhaust, similar turbo and displacement and they will sound just about the same.

Full race exhaust does sound slightly different in the game. More of a raw sound with more rasp. Not extremely different but its noticeable.
I see what you are saying, but until people are driving just the engine around it doesn't matter. A complete Subaru STI has a very unique sound.
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Is this a bug?

So I can drive that rebuilt SEMA 72 chevy in races that require a car built before 79, but in the dealership area you can find that cammed ford mustang that is a 70 I believe and yet you can't race it in any races that require a 79 or older. It just sucks because I sank a million into buying it and tuning it before I realized that.
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So I was trying to get through the Loeb Challenge today, was struggling to even get bronze in any of the challenges. Then I turned off TCS and turned Skid Recovery on....made a huge difference. I was able to get gold in all of the challenges with SR on easily, lol. SR is ridiculous.

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So I was trying to get through the Loeb Challenge today, was struggling to even get bronze in any of the challenges. Then I turned off TCS and turned Skid Recovery on....made a huge difference. I was able to get gold in all of the challenges with SR on easily, lol. SR is ridiculous.
Damn. I managed gold on the first race with little effort (every assist off except abs on 1). The other two I end up hitting something halfway through the race

I may try your idea though.
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So I was trying to get through the Loeb Challenge today, was struggling to even get bronze in any of the challenges. Then I turned off TCS and turned Skid Recovery on....made a huge difference. I was able to get gold in all of the challenges with SR on easily, lol. SR is ridiculous.
I didn't touch any settings on that challenge. I got all three (?) golds in one go. It's probably because I'm naturally good at driving on dirt. Hence I'm one of best driver on keyboard in Dirt2. I've even beaten pros with their driving wheels.
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I didn't touch any settings on that challenge. I got all three (?) golds in one go. It's probably because I'm naturally good at driving on dirt. Hence I'm one of best driver on keyboard in Dirt2. I've even beaten pros with their driving wheels.
You're telling us that you got all three of them without having to retry even once? I highly, highly doubt that.
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You're telling us that you got all three of them without having to retry even once? I highly, highly doubt that.
Same. No way in hell you got gold on a track you've never raced on.

Hell that last snow race in loeb took me a good hour to figure out how to beat it (cut through open areas) to even get bronze. Otherwise, if you stay to the track with out making any shortcuts you will not even get bronze.
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I understand what you think but a boxer engine sounds little to no different than any other engine. Pure Engine sound changes with displacement and that's about it. Put an open exhaust turbo'd Subaru next to any other car with an open exhaust, similar turbo and displacement and they will sound just about the same.

Full race exhaust does sound slightly different in the game. More of a raw sound with more rasp. Not extremely different but its noticeable.
This might be true with any other inline 4, but the subaru's flat four definitely sounds like no other four banger out there, free flow exhaust or stock. The entire engine configuration is completely different. It's got more of a rumble than a "ricey" kinda sound.
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