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Old 04-24-2012, 03:26 PM   #4826
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First off guys if you haven't upgraded your swaybars or even gotten the rsb, don't even think twice about it and buy it. I seriously had to swerve Into the other lane this morning because some guy in a prius decided to cross the intersection (while his light was red) and somehow get into the left turn lane of the the street I was on. I remember with just my oem front swaybars the tires would squeal like a dying pig and the rear of the car would slide (obviously). I know it could have been just my reaction to the dumba$$ but I'm still glad my sways served their purpose.
/rage,rant,everything

The .45 would be loads of fun at the range i bet lol. yah I'm probably going to get suspension first, that way I won't have a mile gap between my fenders and nice wheels haha.
I had a similar situation happen but I didn't spin out. Yesterday had a lady driving in a turn only lane (a mercedes) and I was goin straight. She thought she could go straight and damn near took me out. Hellas scared the s"*t out of her.

But yes .45 is fun at the range. Been renting em and shooting lately. Stop renting start saving. And I was thinking about the same thing gap n all with lowering it first. Probably dealing with pastidip hub caps. We shall see.
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Old 04-24-2012, 03:31 PM   #4827
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I had a similar situation happen but I didn't spin out. Yesterday had a lady driving in a turn only lane (a mercedes) and I was goin straight. She thought she could go straight and damn near took me out. Hellas scared the s"*t out of her.

But yes .45 is fun at the range. Been renting em and shooting lately. Stop renting start saving. And I was thinking about the same thing gap n all with lowering it first. Probably dealing with pastidip hub caps. We shall see.
California drivers are horrible (coming from Minnesota), its like a night and day difference I swear! Funny how the bad drivers tend to drive nicer european cars or hybrid's . Yeah my bro just bought an AR-15 i believe its called and man they are fun to shoot (went through about 200 shells in less than 2 hours haha).I was thinking about plastidipping my wheels as well, however mine are the premium alloys. Need to find a dark grey color though!
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Old 04-24-2012, 03:38 PM   #4828
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Old 04-24-2012, 03:48 PM   #4829
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Njwill, glad you corrected that. Because then I would have to seriously reconsider!
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California drivers are horrible (coming from Minnesota), its like a night and day difference I swear! Funny how the bad drivers tend to drive nicer european cars or hybrid's . Yeah my bro just bought an AR-15 i believe its called and man they are fun to shoot (went through about 200 shells in less than 2 hours haha).I was thinking about plastidipping my wheels as well, however mine are the premium alloys. Need to find a dark grey color though!
Yeah some (most) California drivers are bad drivers. Driving in the city is even worse!
But yeah an AR-15 is a nice gun. It's so easy to go through a crap load of rounds at the range! With any gun really. After the .45 comes the 12gauge then, hopefully either a hunting rifle or a semi auto machine gun. We shall see!
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Old 04-24-2012, 05:26 PM   #4830
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Old 04-24-2012, 06:57 PM   #4831
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California drivers are horrible (coming from Minnesota), its like a night and day difference I swear! Funny how the bad drivers tend to drive nicer european cars or hybrid's . Yeah my bro just bought an AR-15 i believe its called and man they are fun to shoot (went through about 200 shells in less than 2 hours haha).I was thinking about plastidipping my wheels as well, however mine are the premium alloys. Need to find a dark grey color though!
Prius drivers are unethical, and BMW drivers are pricks. My neighbor just got a BMW, and wow, he drives like a total douche now. Before he was driving a Honda accord, but with his new car, WTF. He was going like 60mph down my street, and nearly killed my rear reversing out of the lot.

As for plasti-dip, I used 2.5 cans of plastidip (had some left overs). Planning to buy another can since I missed a few spots. but ill let you know. I think the best way to do that is get the flat black and the Clear Plastidip. I saw it somewhere and it looked like a dark gray.

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Old 04-24-2012, 08:03 PM   #4832
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Im jelly of where you are located.
This is up at the San Leandro Reservoir. Redwood road and Pinehurst. 5 minutes from school in Moraga. Pretty fun drive.
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Old 04-24-2012, 09:09 PM   #4833
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I was thinking about plastidipping my wheels as well, however mine are the premium alloys. Need to find a dark grey color though!
Try the gunmetal grey or smoke plastidip!
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Old 04-24-2012, 09:43 PM   #4834
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shes in summer mode now just need a lip, any suggestions?
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Old 04-24-2012, 09:59 PM   #4835
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shes in summer mode now just need a lip, any suggestions?
Rtx Blitz 18x8.5 +35
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I have the JNA 08 wrx polyurethane lip. It looks good, but it's kinda retrofitted
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Old 04-24-2012, 11:26 PM   #4836
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This is up at the San Leandro Reservoir. Redwood road and Pinehurst. 5 minutes from school in Moraga. Pretty fun drive.
Seems soo fun. But first ive got to still go to the dirt road on highway 1!!

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they have that?? Sweet!!
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Old 04-24-2012, 11:54 PM   #4837
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Just bought an accessport from someone on the forums, should be here next week. Hope it was a smart choice
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Old 04-25-2012, 02:43 AM   #4838
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Dang that sucks. Time to upgrade to train horns before sway bars.

But Ive got to find me a set soon.
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.... I wish......

I know a Local who would give me a killer deal on his RSB. But I have to wait for him to get his new RSB.
If you are interested, I'm helping a friend selling his OEM 09 WRX front & rear sway bars HERE & I'm not too far from you.
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:26 AM   #4839
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If you are interested, I'm helping a friend selling his OEM 09 WRX front & rear sway bars HERE & I'm not too far from you.
Interesting. I might buy them, but not sure atm.
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Old 04-25-2012, 11:36 AM   #4840
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First off guys if you haven't upgraded your swaybars or even gotten the rsb, don't even think twice about it and buy it. I seriously had to swerve Into the other lane this morning because some guy in a prius decided to cross the intersection (while his light was red) and somehow get into the left turn lane of the the street I was on. I remember with just my oem front swaybars the tires would squeal like a dying pig and the rear of the car would slide (obviously). I know it could have been just my reaction to the dumba$$ but I'm still glad my sways served their purpose.
/rage,rant,everything
What kind of sway bars do you have?!

To all those with sway bars, what brand have you bought and how do you like them?

Also, does anyone have experience with the Eibach? They're $280 shipped from tirerack.com and I'm considering buying them.

Eibach Anti-Roll Kit

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Old 04-25-2012, 11:58 AM   #4841
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What kind of sway bars do you have?!

To all those with sway bars, what brand have you bought and how do you like them?

Also, does anyone have experience with the Eibach? They're $280 shipped from tirerack.com and I'm considering buying them.

Eibach Anti-Roll Kit

Looks like that kit is for the WRX which means the front won't fit without modifications. Rears are interchangeable, but not the fronts. I think RalliTEK and Whiteline are the only ones that make a front bar for the 2.5i cars.

My plan is Whiteline 22mm adjustable front and still trying to decide and research whether I want their 20mm adjustable or 22mm adjustable for the rear... So far most of what I have been reading is that AWD likes larger rear bar than a similiar RWD setup would run. Thinking 22/22 combo, but not ready to bite the bullet just yet...
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Old 04-25-2012, 03:02 PM   #4842
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Rallitek makes a nice kit everything is included end links bushings and bolts and the bars check it out
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Old 04-25-2012, 03:05 PM   #4843
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Old 04-25-2012, 03:26 PM   #4844
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holy fart can batman! That caught me by surprise.
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Old 04-25-2012, 03:40 PM   #4845
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What's wrong with N1?
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Old 04-25-2012, 06:21 PM   #4846
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Nothing, I think it looks cool. I just wasn't expecting that when the rest of the car looks stock. Almost sleeper-like.
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Old 04-25-2012, 07:09 PM   #4847
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It's the tsudo exhaust. For $170, I had to get it.
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Old 04-25-2012, 07:36 PM   #4848
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What kind of sway bars do you have?!
To all those with sway bars, what brand have you bought and how do you like them?
Also, does anyone have experience with the Eibach? They're $280 shipped from tirerack.com and I'm considering buying them.
I have the rallitek combo. Imho, the rallitek setup is the overall cheapest setup as it includes both front and rear sway bars (both solid, try to avoid hollow sway bars), along with rear end links, and the mounts for the bushings for the rsb as well. Depending on which suspension I get in the future, it will decide whether or not I get a larger rear sway bar. For a person who just wants a lot less body roll, the rallitek setup is the way to go. I have also heard good things about Eibach's setup but I can't really tell you much more lol. Does anyone on here have a rear swaybar larger than a 19mm? Im just curious thats all
By the way your grill looks really subtle ccalsubi
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Old 04-25-2012, 08:30 PM   #4849
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Just bought an accessport from someone on the forums, should be here next week. Hope it was a smart choice
Hope you got the NA version and not the one for the WRX. Good luck finding maps!
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Old 04-25-2012, 08:41 PM   #4850
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I have the rallitek combo. Imho, the rallitek setup is the overall cheapest setup as it includes both front and rear sway bars (both solid, try to avoid hollow sway bars), along with rear end links, and the mounts for the bushings for the rsb as well. Depending on which suspension I get in the future, it will decide whether or not I get a larger rear sway bar. For a person who just wants a lot less body roll, the rallitek setup is the way to go. I have also heard good things about Eibach's setup but I can't really tell you much more lol. Does anyone on here have a rear swaybar larger than a 19mm? Im just curious thats all
By the way your grill looks really subtle ccalsubi
Im grabbing a 22mm rsb Monday and am goin to see what needs to be done to make a wrx fsb fit
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