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Old 09-09-2005, 11:52 AM   #1
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Default Versus said my car is the least JDM looking Subaru, how can I make it look more JDM?

Here is my car:

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...8&page=1&pp=25

Here is the mods I got:

JDM Big fogs
JDM Subaru front lip
S202 oil cooler
JDM clear headlights
Advan RCII wheels
Bridgestone Potenza tires
JIC titanium cat back exhaust
JDM Subaru and Spec-C badging
SYMS CF wing
SYMS rear differential cover

Things you can see on the inside:

Impul shift knob
S203 hazard button
STi floor mats
STi side sills
Kenwood stereo
Defi gauge controller
Apexi turbo timer

I really ran out of mods to make my car look more JDM, can you all help me and give me suggestion on how I can make it look more JDM?
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Old 09-09-2005, 11:54 AM   #2
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Give me your oil cooler for one thing..
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Old 09-09-2005, 11:57 AM   #3
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Here is the comment I got from Versus.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Versus
I'm not a hater, but I've said it once and I'll say it again.

JDM addict's car is very nice, but its one of the least jdm-looking subarus I've seen and its mind-boggling.
And now I am puzzle, how can I make it look more JDM? I really don't know
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Old 09-09-2005, 02:23 PM   #4
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Here is the comment I got from Versus.



And now I am puzzle, how can I make it look more JDM? I really don't know
You shouldn't let comments like this effect you. You should mod your car the way YOU like. I personally think you have a sweet ride, I really dig the wing, rims, and oil cooler. I'd post pics of my STi but it's not nearly as nice as some of them on this board.

Also, I'm not sure what everyone's fascination with JDM parts is. Sure they are very nice, hard to get, fit well, but there are other parts out there that do the exact same thing for much less $$. In the end it's not my money so do what makes you happy
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Old 09-09-2005, 11:58 AM   #5
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neons??
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Old 09-09-2005, 11:58 AM   #6
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Sell it and buy a 64 Impala low rider.

In truth you have some cool stuff on your car, but to the average observer it is just a white WRX with white wheels. You really have to know what you are looking at to notice the details.

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Old 09-09-2005, 11:57 AM   #7
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jdm turn signals ? jdm seats ?...nothing else comes to mind...your ride is already sick..!
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Old 09-09-2005, 11:57 AM   #8
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who cares what versus says! You have the cleanest, most original (not to mention expensive) JDM ride! If you do need something maybe some JDM parking decals?
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Old 09-09-2005, 12:33 PM   #9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ej20love
You have the cleanest, most original (not to mention expensive) JDM ride!
Eh.....then I would say that you haven't seen a lot of people's cars. aside from the super expensive oil cooler and syms wing, it looks ordinary. I think Nick's car(sti grip) looks more jdm than yours(arc front mount, sti rs-zero rims, jdm pop up navi screen). I agree with Jeff(versus) on this one as well.
Maybe you can get a crazy rotated turbo with reverse intake manifold with some wild body kit, but then you'll get some people that'll call it rice?Your car looks clean though
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Old 09-09-2005, 12:57 PM   #10
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Eh.....then I would say that you haven't seen a lot of people's cars. aside from the super expensive oil cooler and syms wing, it looks ordinary. I think Nick's car(sti grip) looks more jdm than yours(arc front mount, sti rs-zero rims, jdm pop up navi screen). I agree with Jeff(versus) on this one as well.
Maybe you can get a crazy rotated turbo with reverse intake manifold with some wild body kit, but then you'll get some people that'll call it rice?Your car looks clean though

+1 for nick's(STi grip) car as well.. ... think u missed the another exclusive part he has... the twin-scroll ZEROSPORTS turbine kit... it doesnt get more JDM then having a JDM twin scroll turbo...

addict's car is really nice..many hard to source parts as well.. but appearance wise besides that.... it is kinda common in japan and HK to be honest in JDM context.. .but clean none the less...def looks like a mildly modded (appearance) JDM STi...i wouldnt say the LEAST JDM looking..sorta an in bwt for me...


RHD conversion will def silence the crowd....
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Old 09-09-2005, 01:08 PM   #11
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Subaru vinyl decal to the right of the key hole on the trunk, black JDM side mirrors, roof vent, side markers.....That's a start. Your car is amazing though. Don't worry about what others say about your car, so long as you like it. Besides, your car is far from "ordinary". How many other people have 265's or white wheels for that matter?
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Old 09-09-2005, 01:09 PM   #12
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Get these wheels.
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Old 09-09-2005, 01:29 PM   #13
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addict's car is really nice..many hard to source parts as well..
The way I see it, there are rare parts because they are super expensive and no one buys, and then there are rare parts that are super expensive and hard to get. My cusco lateral links and trailing arms are rare in the fact that they expensive, but my old jdm navigation screen was expensive and hard to acquire. No offense, but I put that sti oil cooler in the rare because no one buys it category.

I've seen lots of other cars that are cleaner and more "jdm" and then there are some people who have spent 3x the amount as he had, but don't post on this forum. Just so happens jdm addict appears with new threads every once in awhile
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Old 09-09-2005, 01:33 PM   #14
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Old 09-09-2005, 02:57 PM   #15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by petawabit
Eh.....then I would say that you haven't seen a lot of people's cars. aside from the super expensive oil cooler and syms wing, it looks ordinary. I think Nick's car(sti grip) looks more jdm than yours(arc front mount, sti rs-zero rims, jdm pop up navi screen). I agree with Jeff(versus) on this one as well.
Maybe you can get a crazy rotated turbo with reverse intake manifold with some wild body kit, but then you'll get some people that'll call it rice?Your car looks clean though
true, I mean as far as the oil cooler and the wing...those things are at least $1100.00 each!
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Old 09-09-2005, 07:50 PM   #16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ej20love
who cares what versus says! You have the cleanest, most original (not to mention expensive) JDM ride!
Thank you, I really appreciate that

Quote:
Originally Posted by ej20love
If you do need something maybe some JDM parking decals?
I hate parking decals
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Old 09-09-2005, 12:02 PM   #17
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6 foot tall exhaust pipes and a giant fiberglass body kit better suited to a modern art sculpture?

i don't understand how your car can be nothing but jdm parts and it doesn't look jdm

do you have the Cusco turbo heat shield??
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Old 09-09-2005, 07:36 PM   #18
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6 foot tall exhaust pipes and a giant fiberglass body kit better suited to a modern art sculpture?


Quote:
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i don't understand how your car can be nothing but jdm parts and it doesn't look jdm
That is the whole point of this thread, I don't see how my car is the least JDM looking Subaru

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do you have the Cusco turbo heat shield??
That thing is a ghetto piece of sheet metal, the stock one is way better.
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Old 09-09-2005, 12:05 PM   #19
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some jdm side mirrors....? I don't know man, f' what that dude said. People don't call you the addict for no reason, your car is JDM'd out
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Old 09-09-2005, 12:15 PM   #20
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motor swap?
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Old 09-09-2005, 12:17 PM   #21
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takata green rims?
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Old 09-09-2005, 12:21 PM   #22
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This thread is a joke and was obviously made to make Versus look like an idiot while all of Addict's herum post about how they'd **** themselves with a tin-can just to sit in his car.

Well maybe not a joke, but a cry for attention. Are you lonely, addict?
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Old 09-09-2005, 02:53 PM   #23
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JDM addict
I need more attention.


Quote:
Originally Posted by FiKtIOn
This thread is a joke and was obviously made to make Versus look like an idiot while all of Addict's herum post about how they'd **** themselves with a tin-can just to sit in his car.

Well maybe not a joke, but a cry for attention. Are you lonely, addict?
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Old 09-09-2005, 05:14 PM   #24
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Quote:
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This thread is a joke and was obviously made to make Versus look like an idiot while all of Addict's herum post about how they'd **** themselves with a tin-can just to sit in his car.

Well maybe not a joke, but a cry for attention. Are you lonely, addict?

Agree
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Old 09-09-2005, 11:39 PM   #25
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takata green rims?
+1.000
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