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Old 01-04-2013, 03:38 PM   #4326
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Very easy. It's all just bolts that are easily visible/accessible from under the car. You could probably do both bushings in 15-20 min.
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Old 01-04-2013, 04:12 PM   #4327
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Very easy. It's all just bolts that are easily visible/accessible from under the car. You could probably do both bushings in 15-20 min.
Cool cool! Thanks for the advices. Going to put an order in for a set of those bushings today. Hopefully I don't run into any problem while installing it.
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Old 01-04-2013, 04:42 PM   #4328
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BTW, I am finally getting tint tomorrow! My wife bought it for me for Christmas!
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Old 01-04-2013, 04:54 PM   #4329
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BTW, I am finally getting tint tomorrow! My wife bought it for me for Christmas!
About time!
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:06 PM   #4330
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BTW, I am finally getting tint tomorrow! My wife bought it for me for Christmas!
Ceramic or something else? I went with Ceramic with mine and LOVE it.
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:39 PM   #4331
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No. I'm going with standard tint. I'm not worried about heat blocking and there is a very good chance that ceramic wouldn't adhere properly in this climate.
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:08 PM   #4332
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No. I'm going with standard tint. I'm not worried about heat blocking and there is a very good chance that ceramic wouldn't adhere properly in this climate.
What %??
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:09 PM   #4333
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I think I'm going to go with 20%
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Old 01-04-2013, 08:49 PM   #4334
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I think I'm going to go with 20%
Excellent. Take some pics when it's done. Installing it yourself?
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:49 PM   #4335
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Oh no. Definitely not. My wife got me an appointment with the guy who did my tail lights.

I took my roof rack off tonight. One of the guys working at Autozone said my car sucked (not to me) because it was a WRX, it had a rack, and there was an RS4 parked next to me.
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Old 01-04-2013, 10:00 PM   #4336
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guys working at Autozone
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Old 01-04-2013, 10:18 PM   #4337
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Oh no. Definitely not. My wife got me an appointment with the guy who did my tail lights.

I took my roof rack off tonight. One of the guys working at Autozone said my car sucked (not to me) because it was a WRX, it had a rack, and there was an RS4 parked next to me.
Probably because you didn't have a 4" fartcan, VTEC sticker and LEDs.

Shoulda asked him to race!
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Old 01-04-2013, 11:18 PM   #4338
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Oh no. Definitely not. My wife got me an appointment with the guy who did my tail lights.

I took my roof rack off tonight. One of the guys working at Autozone said my car sucked (not to me) because it was a WRX, it had a rack, and there was an RS4 parked next to me.
Lol he can suck a fat one
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Old 01-04-2013, 11:23 PM   #4339
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Lol. I'm not too worried about it. I was meaning to take the rack off anyways.
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Old 01-05-2013, 12:37 AM   #4340
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Lol. People just assume that it's not quick because it's not the top of line model. The NA hood you have isn't probably helping, but I think most people on here can appreciate it.
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Old 01-05-2013, 09:24 AM   #4341
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the interior is so clean
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Old 01-05-2013, 09:25 AM   #4342
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Lol. I have 3 gauges and a car seat and nothing else.
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Old 01-05-2013, 09:41 AM   #4343
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Regardless of what anyone says, the car was built for you and you only. I'm pretty sure tons will agree with me when I say you car does NOT suck. LOL. I'm excited to see some tint! Work on your light painting anymore?
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Old 01-05-2013, 07:46 PM   #4344
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Holy shift kit done! It was time consuming but worth it for sure. it's way smoother and really gives you good feedback now. it feels so much firmer when it goes into gear which is what I was expecting, but the smooth feeling and the fact that it seems overall easier to move the shifter is awesome! I do think the linkage bushings were a very small improvement but while you're down there you might as well do them IMO, it's really not that much work and I like knowing that the shifter has been improved as much as it really can be. I took some pictures of the "play" in it "before," when I do the "after" pics I can post them if you want.
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Old 01-05-2013, 07:49 PM   #4345
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Regardless of what anyone says, the car was built for you and you only. I'm pretty sure tons will agree with me when I say you car does NOT suck. LOL. I'm excited to see some tint! Work on your light painting anymore?
I'm not worried about it. I'm sure some people don't like my car and that's OK.

No more light painting. I realized I suck at it.

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Holy shift kit done! It was time consuming but worth it for sure. it's way smoother and really gives you good feedback now. it feels so much firmer when it goes into gear which is what I was expecting, but the smooth feeling and the fact that it seems overall easier to move the shifter is awesome! I do think the linkage bushings were a very small improvement but while you're down there you might as well do them IMO, it's really not that much work and I like knowing that the shifter has been improved as much as it really can be. I took some pictures of the "play" in it "before," when I do the "after" pics I can post them if you want.
Sounds great! Maybe make a thread in the review section of the forum.
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Old 01-05-2013, 08:52 PM   #4346
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I got the tint on my car done today. Went with 20% film. Reads between 16-18% on the car with the factory glass factored in. So far I like it. I didn't get to drive it much in the daylight, but when I first picked it up it didn't even seem that dark from inside the car. Once the sun went down it does seem pretty dark. Visibility out of the back is definitely less, but not terrible. It looks pretty dark from outside the car. Here are some quick cell phone pics. I'll try to get more tomorrow if I have time.

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Old 01-05-2013, 09:07 PM   #4347
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looks great
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Old 01-05-2013, 09:14 PM   #4348
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Who did your tint Ben? I've been meaning to get mine done for awhile here.

Looks great btw.
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Old 01-05-2013, 09:16 PM   #4349
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Chris @ FlawlessFrontEnds

He's a sponsor on MNSubaru and always does a good job. He did my tail lights too.
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Old 01-05-2013, 09:19 PM   #4350
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Chris @ FlawlessFrontEnds

He's a sponsor on MNSubaru and always does a good job. He did my tail lights too.
I had a feeling it was him. I hope he has an opening soon. Last I checked he was booked nearly 2 months out.
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