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Old 05-19-2013, 11:16 PM   #10601
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Old 05-19-2013, 11:26 PM   #10602
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What is the best allseason tires for 2.5i?
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Old 05-19-2013, 11:28 PM   #10603
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Tripod action

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Old 05-20-2013, 12:35 AM   #10604
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What is the best allseason tires for 2.5i?
Here's a good place to start

forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1753562

Pretty good info.
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Old 05-20-2013, 04:31 AM   #10605
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Tripod action

Was this before or after you installed Konis?
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Old 05-20-2013, 04:33 AM   #10606
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What is the best allseason tires for 2.5i?
No such a thing.

Your location is in Florida... why do you WANT all-season tires?
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Old 05-20-2013, 08:32 AM   #10607
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No such a thing.

Your location is in Florida... why do you WANT all-season tires?
+1 summer tires do better in the rain too!
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Old 05-20-2013, 10:36 AM   #10608
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Has anyone here installed nitrous in their imprezas?
You should do it and let us know how it works out!
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Old 05-20-2013, 11:34 AM   #10609
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You should do it and let us know how it works out!
Kabooom!
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Old 05-20-2013, 11:54 AM   #10610
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I dunno.. maybe it could handle a 25 shot? LOL.. I bet it could (with a tune).
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Old 05-20-2013, 12:23 PM   #10611
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Bought a new camera today, quick shot and edit..

What is that logo on your grill, I see it everywhere and never figured out what it was from.
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Old 05-20-2013, 12:34 PM   #10612
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What is that logo on your grill, I see it everywhere and never figured out what it was from.
It's the JDM I- badge. Only older grilles and 08+ sport grilles can run them since they are smaller than the oem badges. Unless of course you contact a member named Glily or JourdanwithaU to make a vinyl version of it for you lol
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Old 05-20-2013, 01:24 PM   #10613
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I just wanted to give some feedback on the H9/H11 swap:

I've been running the H9s for a little over a year now and finally had one blow out. Just to give an idea of usage, I usually have them on when I drive to work (30 min trip) at least 8 months out of the year, at least two 15 minute trips at night each week - and that's just the planned driving. I do plenty of unscheduled night runs.

For the boost they give over stock, I'd say they're well worth the money.
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Old 05-20-2013, 03:43 PM   #10614
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Im thinking of painting the non bayson lip dgm but not paying the $115 the body shop wants. Thinking of buying a can of dgm from some paint match website. Oh and Kevinke you would be surprised to see how flexible the lips are.
I painted and installed my lip this past Sat. I bought some matching paint, primer, clear coat and plainted it myself. I still need to use rubbing compound, sand and wax the lip.



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Old 05-20-2013, 04:04 PM   #10615
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I painted and installed my lip this past Sat. I bought some matching paint, primer, clear coat and plainted it myself. I still need to use rubbing compound, sand and wax the lip.



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Is the lip painted in that picture? Also where did you buy the paint from? Just curious
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Old 05-20-2013, 04:12 PM   #10616
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Is the lip painted in that picture? Also where did you buy the paint from? Just curious
Yeah its painted in that picture. I need to polish the clear coat still so that maybe while it still looks a bit dull.

I bought all the pain supplies from www.automotivetouchup.com/
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Old 05-20-2013, 04:13 PM   #10617
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I painted and installed my lip this past Sat. I bought some matching paint, primer, clear coat and plainted it myself. I still need to use rubbing compound, sand and wax the lip.

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Hmm....Any other close ups? And also close up mounting pics? I've been considering running this lip with my lightbar instead of the v-limited I have.
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Old 05-20-2013, 04:15 PM   #10618
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No such a thing.

Your location is in Florida... why do you WANT all-season tires?
It rains quite furiously when it wants to. With all the oil build up on the roads from constant traffic, the few and far between rainstorms makeshift for a rather slick ride.
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Old 05-20-2013, 04:25 PM   #10619
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Hmm....Any other close ups? And also close up mounting pics? I've been considering running this lip with my lightbar instead of the v-limited I have.
I'll get more pics later this week. I used 3M double side tape along the sides of the lip where it meets the bumper and also where the lip rests on the middle of the bumper. I used two black 1" stainless screws on each side of the fender wells to secure it.



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Old 05-20-2013, 04:32 PM   #10620
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I wonder how that lip unpainted would look on my car. Might not be too bad considering I have black handles and side mirrors.
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Old 05-20-2013, 05:05 PM   #10621
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+1 summer tires do better in the rain too!
+1 for summers especially for dry ass roads in San Diego.
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Old 05-20-2013, 05:25 PM   #10622
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What is the best allseason tires for 2.5i?
I run a so-called "high performance all season" tires and they do seem to be quite good in dry, wet, and in light snow.

They're much better than those damn Bridgestones that came on the car stock.. Those were probably better in deeper snow though, just because they were higher profile and thinner.. 205/55/16 stock compared to 225-45-17 now.

I have the Kumho Ecsta "ASX" which were replaced by these- the "AST"
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....omCompare1=yes

For a cheap tire, you can't go wrong with these I don't think.
If I lived in Florida and NEVER drove anywhere that snowed or got below freezing, I think I would find a good "Summer" tire that also did well in the wet. The tread patterns always look way cooler too..

Edit- My ASX are non-directional, but also asymmetric. Those ASTs are directional which make rotation more of a pain. From now on I am only going with asymmetric non-directional. They have and "inside" and "outside", but not directional, so you can rotate them to any corner of the car without taking them off the wheel and remounting.

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Old 05-20-2013, 06:54 PM   #10623
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I run a so-called "high performance all season" tires and they do seem to be quite good in dry, wet, and in light snow...

I have the Kumho Ecsta "ASX" which were replaced by these- the "AST"
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....omCompare1=yes
FYI: Kumho Ecsta AST is NOT the replacement of Kumho Ecsta ASX... Kumho Ecsta 4X is the replacement.

AST is the lower model (High Performance All-Season) & ASX/4X is the higher model (ULTRA High Performance All-Season).
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Old 05-20-2013, 07:19 PM   #10624
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FYI: Kumho Ecsta AST is NOT the replacement of Kumho Ecsta ASX... Kumho Ecsta 4X is the replacement.

AST is the lower model (High Performance All-Season) & ASX/4X is the higher model (ULTRA High Performance All-Season).
Yeah I just noticed that after looking around on tirerack.. I thought it was odd that they'd replace a tire with totally different type of tire (asymmetrical vs. directional)

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Ecsta 4x
http://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires....omCompare1=yes


edit2
I think I like the look of the old ASX over the 4x.. Not diggin the big oval gfx on the 4x.. :-/


ASX on my car

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Old 05-20-2013, 08:46 PM   #10625
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I think I like the look of the old ASX over the 4x.. Not diggin the big oval gfx on the 4x.. :-/
Are you talking about the black oval on sidewall? Seriously?!

Here is comparison pic w/ ASX
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