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Old 10-12-2012, 07:51 PM   #1326
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I was looking at the lowering springs, and cant decide which ones to get any suggestions?
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Old 10-12-2012, 11:49 PM   #1327
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I was looking at the lowering springs, and cant decide which ones to get any suggestions?
To the best of my knowledge, there are currently none available for the time being.
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Old 10-12-2012, 11:51 PM   #1328
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The tuner I'm using just sent me a message saying that a couple companies are working on full exhaust systems for our cars that should be out in 30-45 days. He didn't tell me what compainies are developing them though.
keep us posted.
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Old 10-13-2012, 10:24 AM   #1329
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Get a HID kit (35W) from DDM Tuning. I bought the kit 3 weeks ago and I am loving it.

(NO FLICKERING!!!)

As for fog lights I would just stick with the original stock bulbs and put on some Lamin-X filming. Replacing your halogen for LED's on your fog lights won't do you any justice. The output "color" is nice but the output "light" is horrible.
How hard was the install? I am not very inclined mechanically.
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Old 10-13-2012, 11:21 AM   #1330
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Retrofit kits are not hard. The toughest part is finding a place to ziptie the ballast.
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Old 10-13-2012, 07:00 PM   #1331
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so.. what product are people using to switch out the DRL's to LED?
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Old 10-13-2012, 07:45 PM   #1332
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Retrofit kits are not hard. The toughest part is finding a place to ziptie the ballast.


Screwed right into the headlight.
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Old 10-13-2012, 07:46 PM   #1333
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The tuner I'm using just sent me a message saying that a couple companies are working on full exhaust systems for our cars that should be out in 30-45 days. He didn't tell me what compainies are developing them though.
The outlook is beginning to look good. I can't wait.
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Old 10-13-2012, 08:27 PM   #1334
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I second the DDM tuning 35w 5000k kit. I was concerned when others spoke of glare, but there is none more than any other light. They add a nice improvement in brightness and color without being overly bright. The car should have come with these IMHO.
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Old 10-13-2012, 09:54 PM   #1335
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so.. what product are people using to switch out the DRL's to LED?
i bought these. i like em.

2x Car Bulbs 9005/HB3 96-LED SMD White Fog Light 12V #361
http://www.ebay.com/itm/2x-Car-Bulbs.../330736509998?
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Old 10-13-2012, 10:15 PM   #1336
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i bought these. i like em.

2x Car Bulbs 9005/HB3 96-LED SMD White Fog Light 12V #361
http://www.ebay.com/itm/2x-Car-Bulbs.../330736509998?
That auction is closed, but these look similar:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2-X-Car-120L...30736509998%26

I can't believe how cheap they are? I wonder if they'd last more than a month or two?

And the color temperature is 6000-6500k. Probably too blue....
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Old 10-13-2012, 11:30 PM   #1337
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That auction is closed, but these look similar:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2-X-Car-120L...30736509998%26

I can't believe how cheap they are? I wonder if they'd last more than a month or two?

And the color temperature is 6000-6500k. Probably too blue....
I personally prefer 6000k, I think it's perfect. A slightly bluish white.
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Old 10-14-2012, 07:45 AM   #1338
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I would prefer a whitish white. No color at all. Just pure white light.
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Old 10-14-2012, 10:48 AM   #1339
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Wouldn't using LEDs for DRLs render your high beams pretty much useless?
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Old 10-14-2012, 10:53 AM   #1340
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Yes which is why I won't do it.
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Old 10-14-2012, 10:59 AM   #1341
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Yes which is why I won't do it.
Ah, good info. Just talked me out of it.

So if someone installs an HID kit and wants the DRLs to match the color, what's the best solution that won't disable the high beams?

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Old 10-14-2012, 11:46 AM   #1342
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Wouldn't using LEDs for DRLs render your high beams pretty much useless?
Yes, however weather around here is pretty predictable and they are so cheap and look so good, i couldnt pass it up.
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:01 PM   #1343
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Yes, however weather around here is pretty predictable and they are so cheap and look so good, i couldnt pass it up.
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:08 PM   #1344
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^^ My response exactly. I would NEVER disable my high beams. If I'm driving at night on a road that doesn't have street lights, then my high beams are on regardless of the weather (unless a car is in front of me or heading my way in the opposite direction). The deer in upstate NY haven't started wearing reflective vests yet, so I like to have as much light as possible.
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:13 PM   #1345
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Looks like I'm going to be focusing on increasing throttle response and trying to boost acceleration.

That being said, anyone know about interchangeability between other subaru's flywheels and clutches and ours. Difference between the manual transmission and automatic.
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:20 PM   #1346
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I personally feel like the "eye brow" lights should be the DLRs instead of the high beams. Anyone know a way to switch the DLR funtion from the high beams to the eye brow bulbs?

This way you can have LED DRLs and still keep your high beam funtionality. Also, the high beam bulbs will last longer cause they wont be constantly in use when driving.

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Old 10-14-2012, 12:33 PM   #1347
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Wouldn't using LEDs for DRLs render your high beams pretty much useless?
Ditto, that is why I haven't done the swap but I do like those 9005 7W Cree LED drop-ins as DRLs.

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Old 10-14-2012, 12:38 PM   #1348
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But come on, it looks so cool!

Fail.
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:46 PM   #1349
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Ugly and Epic Fail!
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:02 PM   #1350
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Ugly and Epic Fail!
So is replacing a functional, safety feature for the sake of looks
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