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Old 04-29-2012, 07:22 PM   #4926
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At the CTSUBIE/JNA meet today I won money for a custom hybrid intake pipe, and money to powder coat my intake manifold!

For my manifold I am considering a wrinkle dark blue to go with the interior of my car but I am open for suggestions (except red)

tune coming soon too!
Same color as your wheels
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Old 04-29-2012, 07:26 PM   #4927
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They should, but why would you want to do that...





No not yet.

Anyways, my daily rant..

Was doing some errands for my mom, and since it was just simple stuff, i went to walmart (yeah i know...) Anyways, so i thought to myself, I should do an Oil change... Pick up the Oil along with the things my mom asked for.. Go to cashier like normal. What happens next is a WTF moment.
So first, she asks me for my ID, curious why, I just asked and she says Her: "You MUST be 18 to buy this product".
Me:"you sold me this same exact product last time a few months back" Her: "Kid, leave this store. It says you must be 18"
Me: "Show me some proof that it actually says that"
Her: "I cant do that for you sir, and you cant buy anything else too."
Me: "Why not? Are these other things (water, snacks, containers, cloths hangers) a requirement to be 18. If you cant show me, I might as well go to some other cashier, good luck with your low paid job"
Her: "Im going to call the store manager over here"
Me: "Do so, I dont mind, have fun getting fired" -I just left laughing, but I was so pissed...

Anyways, I just left the cart full of stuff at the cashier.

But, when the **** did engine oil get banned to minors?
Wal-Mart requires ID for damn near EVERYTHING. Every time I go, something pops up that says the buyer must be atleast some age, whether is 16, 17, or 18.
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Old 04-29-2012, 07:55 PM   #4928
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Same color as your wheels
hahaha as sick as that would look..I think I'm going to stick with a wrinkle
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Old 04-29-2012, 08:15 PM   #4929
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Lol, alright next subject!

Did any of you guys ever jump on the rsb?
Not yet! But I'm still deciding between buying an STI rsb or RalliTEK kit ($330). If I buy the RalliTEK kit it comes with the fsb which I dont want so if any of you guys would want to buy the RalliTEK fsb let me know!

Here are my options for rsb's:

Directly from Subaru
STI rsb = $91.26
Bushings = $13.96
Clamps = $6.68
Endlinks = $97.56
Shipping = 20.95

Total = $230.41

All the above minus STI endlinks and plus RalliTEK endlinks

STI rsb = $91.26
Bushings = $13.96
Clamps = $6.68
Shipping = $12
RalliTEK endlinks = $82.50 (including shipping)

Total = $206.40

RalliTEK kit (rsb,bushings,clamps,rear endlinks, fsb) = $329.99 + shipping
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Old 04-29-2012, 08:22 PM   #4930
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Not yet! But I'm still deciding between buying an STI rsb or RalliTEK kit ($330). If I buy the RalliTEK kit it comes with the fsb which I dont want so if any of you guys would want to buy the RalliTEK fsb let me know!

Here are my options for rsb's:

Directly from Subaru
STI rsb = $91.26
Bushings = $13.96
Clamps = $6.68
Endlinks = $97.56
Shipping = 20.95

Total = $230.41

All the above minus STI endlinks and plus RalliTEK endlinks

STI rsb = $91.26
Bushings = $13.96
Clamps = $6.68
Shipping = $12
RalliTEK endlinks = $82.50 (including shipping)

Total = $206.40

RalliTEK kit (rsb,bushings,clamps,rear endlinks, fsb) = $329.99 + shipping
Better to buy the bar used on the forum. I got mines for 45 shipped
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Old 04-29-2012, 08:36 PM   #4931
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If you end up going rallitek lmk Ill buy the fsb, pm a price

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Old 04-29-2012, 08:39 PM   #4932
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They should, but why would you want to do that...

Well I know the WRX and the Imprezas are similar but i wasnt sure for body kits. I see a lot of kits labeled as 08+ WRX body kit. When i get my impreza i was thinking of replacing the stock bumpers? Or any suggestions would be great! Thanks for the quick response also! It quoted everything.. Im.mobile and im new. Could someone tell me how to stop the quote? lol..
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Old 04-29-2012, 08:42 PM   #4933
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Last spring I picked up an OEM 19mm RSB and used the RaliTek endlinks, if you can find a used bar in the forums, then go for it as it will save you $40 or so. At the time I was looking, nothing was available so I purchased new. For the front I went with the RaliTek FSB & their end links. Hands down much better than what came with the car.

I recently installed the GTWorx Bilstein Cup Kit with the Black springs. When I was done with the install I took it out for a quick spin. To make a long story short... I had a huge smile on my face when I returned home. It's a nice drop, not bone shattering firm, but a firm ride none-the-less and it handles great. I'm extremely happy with the GTWorx kit thus far and I'm glad I finally pulled the trigger on them... no regrets at all.
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Old 04-29-2012, 08:43 PM   #4934
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I say dont do it.. You will need a complete body kit for the wide body WRX's. If you get the narrow body design, the difference is minimal.
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Old 04-29-2012, 08:46 PM   #4935
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Okay, thanks for the input! So basically keep the stock bumpers?
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Old 04-29-2012, 09:23 PM   #4936
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I recently installed the GTWorx Bilstein Cup Kit with the Black springs. When I was done with the install I took it out for a quick spin. To make a long story short... I had a huge smile on my face when I returned home. It's a nice drop, not bone shattering firm, but a firm ride none-the-less and it handles great. I'm extremely happy with the GTWorx kit thus far and I'm glad I finally pulled the trigger on them... no regrets at all.
Im so jealous....Thats the kit I want , but Ill probably end up going with the "yellow" springs. When you refer to the black springs did you get the "Regular guy" springs? Did you get an alignment yet?
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Old 04-29-2012, 10:06 PM   #4937
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Okay, thanks for the input! So basically keep the stock bumpers?
Well.. What is your intention of getting the WRX bumper in the first place, is a better question to ask? Does the car not look good stock? etc..

I understand the WRX have the lip (even Narrrow Body), but you can get one of those off ebay too, to fit the stock 2.5i's
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Old 04-29-2012, 10:42 PM   #4938
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Im so jealous....Thats the kit I want , but Ill probably end up going with the "yellow" springs. When you refer to the black springs did you get the "Regular guy" springs? Did you get an alignment yet?
Correct, the "Regular Guy" springs. I was flipping between the yellows and black springs and ended up with the blacks as my OBS is my daily driver. It's 16 months old and I already have over 36,000 miles on it. Unfortunately no, I haven't had a chance to bring it in for an alignment yet. Hopefully this week.
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Old 04-29-2012, 11:27 PM   #4939
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Last spring I picked up an OEM 19mm RSB and used the RaliTek endlinks, if you can find a used bar in the forums, then go for it as it will save you $40 or so. At the time I was looking, nothing was available so I purchased new. For the front I went with the RaliTek FSB & their end links. Hands down much better than what came with the car.
Do you feel it necessary to replace the stock 19mm fsb? Did you feel a bigger difference in handling when you changed the rsb or the fsb? How did the ride change?
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Old 04-29-2012, 11:41 PM   #4940
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Correct, the "Regular Guy" springs. I was flipping between the yellows and black springs and ended up with the blacks as my OBS is my daily driver. It's 16 months old and I already have over 36,000 miles on it. Unfortunately no, I haven't had a chance to bring it in for an alignment yet. Hopefully this week.
What is this kit you speak of?

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Old 04-29-2012, 11:58 PM   #4941
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So guys, unfortunately yesterday I had to close the chapter on a really hard time. Due to the transmission issues the 2.5i came down with last month, I was forced to trade her in. Im going to really miss her but when god closes a door, he opens a window and this silver beauty on the right is my new ride. Its been a great ride with you guys and wish everyone the best. On to the 11-12 wrx/sti thread.

I'd like to introduce you guys to my new 2012 wrx hatch.

I got her with 24 miles and an SPT catback and STI short shift from factory.









had absolutley no time to etch out the plates
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Old 04-30-2012, 12:00 AM   #4942
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soo beautiful. Its an upgrade worth doing, but surely, that 2.5i would be remembered.
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Old 04-30-2012, 12:04 AM   #4943
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What is this kit you speak of?
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I recently installed the GTWorx Bilstein Cup Kit with the Black springs. When I was done with the install I took it out for a quick spin. To make a long story short... I had a huge smile on my face when I returned home. It's a nice drop, not bone shattering firm, but a firm ride none-the-less and it handles great. I'm extremely happy with the GTWorx kit thus far and I'm glad I finally pulled the trigger on them... no regrets at all.
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Old 04-30-2012, 12:54 AM   #4944
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Do you feel it necessary to replace the stock 19mm fsb? Did you feel a bigger difference in handling when you changed the rsb or the fsb? How did the ride change?
I changed the front and added the rear at the same time; however, it was a noticeable improvement to me. Since I made the change at the same time, I can't state for certain what kind of improvements you will get by just doing the RSB.
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Old 04-30-2012, 12:56 AM   #4945
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Old 04-30-2012, 02:02 AM   #4946
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^^^ lol alright thanks!

]quote="theoutbackdream"]

I believe this one:
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No I mean what is the cup kit? Is it just a name for the springs? Or like dampers and struts? Ya know?
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Oh lol. I thought you were just asking the brand and the model type.
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Old 04-30-2012, 08:06 AM   #4948
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No I mean what is the cup kit? Is it just a name for the springs? Or like dampers and struts? Ya know?
I think "cup kit" is the new name they are using for the setup. Basically they have three versions of the kit now:

- Original RCE Yellow springs and Bilsteins shocks/struts
- New RCE Black springs (same drop as yellows, but softer rate) and original Bilsteins
- New RCE Black springs with re-valved Bilsteins (softer rate to go with softer springs)


Here you go: http://www.gtworx.com/index.php/gtwo...psportkit.html
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Old 04-30-2012, 01:40 PM   #4949
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Well.. What is your intention of getting the WRX bumper in the first place, is a better question to ask? Does the car not look good stock? etc..

I understand the WRX have the lip (even Narrrow Body), but you can get one of those off ebay too, to fit the stock 2.5i's
Well, the stock bumpers are not bad. Im looking for something that would be noticeable. I may get a WRX but i dont really want my insurance to go up.
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Old 04-30-2012, 02:37 PM   #4950
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Well, the stock bumpers are not bad. Im looking for something that would be noticeable. I may get a WRX but i dont really want my insurance to go up.
I see.. but the narrow body design has almost no differences besides the premium front bumper which has the lip on the wrx narrow body. If you want the wide body, that is off the sti body, you will need a complete kit. Doors, panels, bumper, etc.
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