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Old 05-12-2013, 01:21 PM   #10501
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Haha right on. I get the same BS winters here in MN.
But all that suspension is just talk for now. On the other hand as of right now I have a little disposable income and thinking sts and bushings or a cheap bayson r cf wing for my hatch. I hate the little wing look. Any thoughts?

I'd love to hear how the wing holds up/build quality if anyone on here has one.
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:26 PM   #10502
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But all that suspension is just talk for now. On the other hand as of right now I have a little disposable income and thinking sts and bushings or a cheap bayson r cf wing for my hatch. I hate the little wing look. Any thoughts?

I'd love to hear how the wing holds up/build quality if anyone on here has one.
Short shifter and bushings, easily.
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:30 PM   #10503
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Short shifter and bushings, easily.
Yeah your probably right, I'm looking at the cobb double adjustable so I can keep a bit of height. I think the kartboy looks a little to short. Cobb or kartboy for the bushings.
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:32 PM   #10504
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Yeah your probably right, I'm looking at the cobb double adjustable so I can keep a bit of height. I think the kartboy looks a little to short. Cobb or kartboy for the bushings.
Really? You should just find someone with the Kartboy and get a feel for it. I have the Kartboy and bushings and it rocks. Very notching, but I prefer that.
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:35 PM   #10505
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Really? You should just find someone with the Kartboy and get a feel for it. I have the Kartboy and bushings and it rocks. Very notching, but I prefer that.
I just became part of a local club where I'm from, were looking at a mini meet here soon, few guys run the kartboy, I'll have to try it out before I do anything. Kartboy even with bushings is pretty cheap eh?
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:39 PM   #10506
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I just became part of a local club where I'm from, were looking at a mini meet here soon, few guys run the kartboy, I'll have to try it out before I do anything. Kartboy even with bushings is pretty cheap eh?
$165. Depends on your definition of cheap or what you want to spend.
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:41 PM   #10507
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I was thinking ride height too, just damping wouldn't do much for keeping up with the extra weight.



Ground Controle kits start around $450 right?
$429 Plus Shipping and tax.

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Yeah your probably right, I'm looking at the cobb double adjustable so I can keep a bit of height. I think the kartboy looks a little to short. Cobb or kartboy for the bushings.
I have a Cobb. I love it. One of my friends who has a Kartboy was jealous when he tried my Cobb.
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:45 PM   #10508
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$429 Plus Shipping and tax.

I have a Cobb. I love it. One of my friends who has a Kartboy was jealous when he tried my Cobb.
Did he say why, was there a big difference?
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:51 PM   #10509
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The throw on my cobb was shorter an the height was a little lower. I have mine set the shortest it can go.

Here are the measurements;

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Stock:
1st - 5.25"
2nd - 8.25"
Throw - 3"

STi:
1st - 5.25"
2nd - 8"
Throw - 2.75"

Kartboy:
3rd - 118mm (4.64")
4th - 178mm (7.01")
Throw - 60mm (2.36")

TWM:
1st - 5.25"
2nd - 7.5"
Throw - 2.25"

Cobb:
1st - 5.25"
2nd - 7.25"
Throw - 2"
http://www.wrxforums.com/forums/56-3...fter-help.html
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Old 05-12-2013, 02:18 PM   #10510
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The throw on my cobb was shorter an the height was a little lower. I have mine set the shortest it can go.

Here are the measurements;

http://www.wrxforums.com/forums/56-3...fter-help.html
If I bought the cobb I would be setting the shifter at the shortest throw and tallest position to keek the height I'm looking for. It will still be a shorter throw while still looking stock.
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Old 05-12-2013, 02:25 PM   #10511
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You want an AT? Interesting.
haha yeah, I know that's not normal... But I prefer it and there's no way my wife would take the time to learn MT, nor do I want to bother teaching it
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Old 05-12-2013, 02:42 PM   #10512
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haha yeah, I know that's not normal... But I prefer it and there's no way my wife would take the time to learn MT, nor do I want to bother teaching it
More of a reason for you to be the only driver!
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Old 05-12-2013, 03:38 PM   #10513
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How many miles out of a tank are you guys averaging? I avg 21.3mpg in the city and my gas light comes on at around 260 miles. So if I do the math that means I used 12.21 gallons. It says our tank capacity is 16.9. So in reality I should be gettin ~350miles out of a tank. Im afraid to test it because the needle is literally like 1 little bar away from empty. Idk if they do that as a precaution or something aint right.

Oh yea one last thing. When ever I fill all the way up. I have to drive ~80 miles for the needle to move from full. Anyone else experience this?

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Old 05-12-2013, 03:46 PM   #10514
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Yes. The needle goes beyond full and the light comes on when there's still gas in the tank.


My fuel stuffs.

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Old 05-12-2013, 04:55 PM   #10515
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How many miles out of a tank are you guys averaging? I avg 21.3mpg in the city and my gas light comes on at around 260 miles. So if I do the math that means I used 12.21 gallons. It says our tank capacity is 16.9. So in reality I should be gettin ~350miles out of a tank. Im afraid to test it because the needle is literally like 1 little bar away from empty. Idk if they do that as a precaution or something aint right.

Oh yea one last thing. When ever I fill all the way up. I have to drive ~80 miles for the needle to move from full. Anyone else experience this?
When I test drove my car it was touching the E and light goes on at just under 1/8 a tank. I've gone about 50 miles with the light on and put 16 and some gallons in it.
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Old 05-12-2013, 09:59 PM   #10516
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I love the cobb shifter, i like it being adjustable. Mines close to stock height with the shortest throw possible. I paired it with the Perrin adjustable shift knob too, so i get an extra height.

Got mines for about $100 on here
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Old 05-12-2013, 10:43 PM   #10517
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Yes. The needle goes beyond full and the light comes on when there's still gas in the tank.

My fuel stuffs.
When filling the tank, you put an extra liter or so into the fuel filler neck. The manual states that once the empty light comes on there is approximately 10L remaining in the tank.

That's in the Canadian versions at least. So I know I can get roughly 140km's on the highway after the light comes on. If I had to push it.
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Old 05-13-2013, 10:02 AM   #10518
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Yesterday I filled the tank and had 325 miles on the trip, but had about 1/8 tank left. Summer gas gets me so much better mpg. Even when revving it out a lot more, I can average 27, 28 mpg easy, more if I tried- that's with fatter wheels/ tires and mudflaps. In winter it's a huge step back, like down to 23 to 25 mpg average.


This is the link I have saved for those LED turn signals.

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Old 05-13-2013, 02:42 PM   #10519
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The car started rattling around the engine bay recently. I'm going to have to take a look at the heatshielding. Anyone have any proven fixes for heatshield rattling? I was told to smack with a hammer, lol
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Old 05-13-2013, 03:44 PM   #10520
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I had heat shield problems about a moth ago the shields are adjustable I adjusted mine and no more rattling from the engine Bay Area. I was gonna use a hammer but my friend that works at my local Subaru told me they are adjustable so before banging the crap out of them make sure you can adjust them.
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Old 05-13-2013, 05:12 PM   #10521
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The car started rattling around the engine bay recently. I'm going to have to take a look at the heatshielding. Anyone have any proven fixes for heatshield rattling? I was told to smack with a hammer, lol
I removed them all, best decision ever.
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Old 05-13-2013, 05:46 PM   #10522
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Anyone know anything about Tananbe? I hear they're actually looking for a car to R&D.
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Old 05-13-2013, 05:52 PM   #10523
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I removed them all, best decision ever.
+1 did this last week.
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Old 05-13-2013, 06:05 PM   #10524
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I had heat shield problems about a moth ago the shields are adjustable I adjusted mine and no more rattling from the engine Bay Area. I was gonna use a hammer but my friend that works at my local Subaru told me they are adjustable so before banging the crap out of them make sure you can adjust them.
Was just coming in to post about heat shield. How exactly do you "adjust" them? Also where is the most common area for the rattling? I went under my car and I found a wiggly heat sheild under the passenger side directly under where the exhaust connects to the engine. I was going to try a stainless steel hose clamp and tighten it as much as I can. Unfortunately I bought way too big of a clamp so ill have to make another trip to lowes. Any suggestions on ways to identify where its rattling at?
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Old 05-13-2013, 06:16 PM   #10525
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Was just coming in to post about heat shield. How exactly do you "adjust" them? Also where is the most common area for the rattling? I went under my car and I found a wiggly heat sheild under the passenger side directly under where the exhaust connects to the engine. I was going to try a stainless steel hose clamp and tighten it as much as I can. Unfortunately I bought way too big of a clamp so ill have to make another trip to lowes. Any suggestions on ways to identify where its rattling at?
You need to look for the bolt.. My rattle was also on the passenger side same place headers area I looked for the bolt there should be two bolts on each side mine got loose just a bit I tighten the crap out of them I have a sedan so if you have a wagon I'm sure it's the same process
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