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Old 02-21-2013, 09:51 AM   #1901
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absolutely late as hell finding this gem of a thread! Good stuff! Regretfully, I have had no dollars to really do much of anything to my OBS yet. I did put decent LED's on the front. I will put up a photo. I like them they're by Fyre Flyz.

I would love the highs and lows to match the led's. Any idea how?
Sorry. Not a fan. Look at getting a Rigid Industries or Oracle LED bar instead.
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Old 02-21-2013, 06:58 PM   #1902
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Duely noted. I'm a bit low on dollars. Just bought a house. I will look into it for sure. Any input is nice.
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Old 02-24-2013, 10:40 PM   #1903
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They look to be strictly cosmetic so making the costly investment in legitimate light bar seems kind of fruitless to me, but that's just my 2 cents. I'm also the one who wants to pull an additional 2/3rds the weight of the OBS in cargo/trailer haha.

If you want to put LED's surrounding the high and low beams like angel eyes, consult theretrofitsource. Typically they use fluorescent rings that are fastened around the projector shroud, as they look better since they are seamless since there are no gaps of light between individual diodes, but there are ways to do it with LED's. The downside to the fluorescent rings (CCFL ring) is that they're typically fairly fragile and if not supported well they can crack through regular driving.

http://www.theretrofitsource.com/pro...roducts_id=103
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Old 03-10-2013, 02:26 PM   #1904
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hey man how much is your car dropped? looks awesome
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Old 03-10-2013, 02:28 PM   #1905
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meant to reply to reide181
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Old 03-10-2013, 03:49 PM   #1906
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I love Reid's car. Hope mine looks that good some day. I believe he is running on BC Racing coilovers and down pretty low. And rolled and pulled on the fenders to fit those awesome looking wheels/ties. Looks just right!
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Old 03-10-2013, 06:58 PM   #1907
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I finally picked up some mudflaps to help with the salt... I swear they're not crooked, the OEM splash-guards are not parallel by default!

And I also just realized that these OEM splash-guards are not standard

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Old 03-11-2013, 07:48 AM   #1908
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I love Reid's car. Hope mine looks that good some day. I believe he is running on BC Racing coilovers and down pretty low. And rolled and pulled on the fenders to fit those awesome looking wheels/ties. Looks just right!
Thanks for the info.
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Old 03-22-2013, 07:52 PM   #1909
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Has anyone used the Liberal Albero front bumper on their car? It would be cool for the OBS.
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Old 03-23-2013, 03:06 PM   #1910
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Can't figure out what what pics to post so I'll post them all haha







Last photo with the Rotas on


This sticker was placed on Dec. 21st, thought it was appropriate hahaha
Whoa, Im new to sub and OBS.. So sorry if its a silly question but did you replace the side mirrors with ones that have indicators on the side? Im quite sure my 11 obs doesnt have them
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Old 03-23-2013, 03:11 PM   #1911
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Whoa, Im new to sub and OBS.. So sorry if its a silly question but did you replace the side mirrors with ones that have indicators on the side? Im quite sure my 11 obs doesnt have them
They don't come with the OBS models. They were swapped from an STI.
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Old 03-23-2013, 03:15 PM   #1912
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They don't come with the OBS models. They were swapped from an STI.
Oh nice- thanks for the quick reply. I figured it was something like that.. Was the install tricky? How much did it run you? I might have to add it to my "to do" list if I can fit into my car fund (which is empty right now)
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Old 03-23-2013, 03:26 PM   #1913
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I am super glad I found this thread. Ive been drooling over the wrx and sti's in the impreza gallerys. I must say I love this OBS; and its my first sub. My car fund is pretty empty now that I bought it, but I have some plans.. My wish list:

-tinted (at probably 35% or 30% all around except the windshield; I dont want it super dark as I dont have great eye sight at night)
-flapatax mud flaps
-hood deflector
-maybe window vents too
-fairing for the top
-eventually swapping the hood for a sti/wrx with the air intake (assuming thats how other OBS owners did it)

Ive already done the key fob mod to make a switchblade key (love it) and got the subaru badges..

Heres a shot of it from the dealership:

Any suggestions or thoughts? Things are that relatively cheap and easy? Im not a super car guy but like to tinker and do little things. Ive thought about de-badging but not sure I cant get myself to do it..

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Old 03-23-2013, 03:36 PM   #1914
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Oh nice- thanks for the quick reply. I figured it was something like that.. Was the install tricky? How much did it run you? I might have to add it to my "to do" list if I can fit into my car fund (which is empty right now)
I did some searching in prior posts in this thread, looks to be about $200 or so and quite the install (~10 hours or so) although I couldnt tell if the reason for the length was installing the power mirror feature or just wiring the heat and blinkers
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Old 03-23-2013, 04:06 PM   #1915
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Here is what 30% tint looks like


Here is an idea for you, blue footwell lights!


I thought this was a pretty cool picture!
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Old 03-23-2013, 04:23 PM   #1916
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Oh nice- thanks for the quick reply. I figured it was something like that.. Was the install tricky? How much did it run you? I might have to add it to my "to do" list if I can fit into my car fund (which is empty right now)
I didn't do it myself, I was speaking for reide181.
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Old 03-23-2013, 04:27 PM   #1917
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Here is what 30% tint looks like
Nice, thanks. After spending a few hours pouring through this thread Ill probably go 25 or 30. I think 25 is the limit in oregon (where my plates are from moved up to seattle recently though). Either way Im stoked to get it tinted as I think it makes any car look 100x better and plus I think its safer (no one can peak in easily to steal something)

Footwells- nice! Thats a good thought, Id probably go red though to match the interior dash
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Old 03-23-2013, 04:43 PM   #1918
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35 is the legal limit in Oregon. I agree it looks a ton better than stock.

Either color will look good, I didn't want to much red so that's why I went with blue. Looks good with the cubby light.
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Old 03-23-2013, 05:04 PM   #1919
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I am super glad I found this thread. Ive been drooling over the wrx and sti's in the impreza gallerys. I must say I love this OBS; and its my first sub. My car fund is pretty empty now that I bought it, but I have some plans.. My wish list:

-tinted (at probably 35% or 30% all around except the windshield; I dont want it super dark as I dont have great eye sight at night)
-flapatax mud flaps
-hood deflector
-maybe window vents too
-fairing for the top
-eventually swapping the hood for a sti/wrx with the air intake (assuming thats how other OBS owners did it)

Any suggestions or thoughts? Things are that relatively cheap and easy? Im not a super car guy but like to tinker and do little things. Ive thought about de-badging but not sure I cant get myself to do it..
Here is my OBS as of last Winter to give you an idea:
-35% Tint all around
-Medium Inno fairing
-08 STI hood


And a side shot of the tint:
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Old 03-23-2013, 11:47 PM   #1920
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Nice, thanks for the pics. I'm pretty sure I'll go with the 35. That's exactly what I'm looking at.. tint, fairing and hood scoop. Although ill probably hold off on the hood for awhile since it's mostly looks and I can't imagine it's cheap. I'm pretty new to this whole "Fairing" business, is it just personal preference between Thule, inno, yamaha, etc? I like the way the inno one looks..

Also the duo tone black looks amazing! Love the obs!
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Old 03-24-2013, 01:23 AM   #1921
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Can't figure out what what pics to post so I'll post them all haha







Last photo with the Rotas on


This sticker was placed on Dec. 21st, thought it was appropriate hahaha
Great shots! What percentage tint is that? I've got the same color obs so it's nice to compare before I get some.
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Old 03-25-2013, 01:30 AM   #1922
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Nice, thanks. After spending a few hours pouring through this thread Ill probably go 25 or 30. I think 25 is the limit in oregon (where my plates are from moved up to seattle recently though). Either way Im stoked to get it tinted as I think it makes any car look 100x better and plus I think its safer (no one can peak in easily to steal something)

Footwells- nice! Thats a good thought, Id probably go red though to match the interior dash
I love the red footwell lights in my car. The 35%still looks dark due to the dark interior.
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Old 04-02-2013, 12:05 AM   #1923
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mud flaps and inno fairing installed.. yipee! I even got up to 31 mpg on the highway with the fairing (I think it helps).. Of course that was going 55 mph, once I got up to 70 it was down to 27/28 mpg..
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:52 PM   #1924
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Selling my '08... have bills to pay ASAP.

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Old 04-05-2013, 12:13 PM   #1925
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Selling my '08... have bills to pay ASAP.

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=2481099
Sorry to see you have to sell it, Its always tough. Good luck!
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