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Old 02-05-2013, 07:58 PM   #15651
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I have to agree. Coming from a track prepped 11 Civic Si, the 2.0 Subie with CVT is pretty slow. Put on my K&N today before work, and the car did seem a little more responsive. Can't complain!
Are you guys talking about a K & N box air filter or the the whole air intake assembly?
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Old 02-05-2013, 08:01 PM   #15652
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bad photo but ive changed my parkers the other day...lets just say it wasnt the easiest thing to do, had too wiggle to battery over and then on the other side take out the airbox etc to get your hand around from underneath..plus long nose pilers helped too
What did you replace them with and how?! The current ones look crap and these you have look awesome! Help us out!
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Old 02-05-2013, 08:12 PM   #15653
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What did you replace them with and how?! The current ones look crap and these you have look awesome! Help us out!
just a standard T10 wedge LED, 6500k 2W has 9 LED's per wedge...alot of fiddling around, very very tight space to get your hand in there like i said above long nose pilers came in handy

ill try get a front on pic over the weekend

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Old 02-05-2013, 08:40 PM   #15654
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just a standard T10 wedge LED, 6500k 2W has 9 LED's per wedge...alot of fiddling around, very very tight space to get your hand in there like i said above long nose pilers came in handy

ill try get a front on pic over the weekend

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thank you for actually letting us know which bulb you got! i've been asking other people for days.

hmm, turns out the one you got is from australia, so i'd have to find something similar here. do you know if you had more room? yours says 25mm x 11mm.

this one http://www.superbrightleds.com/morei...ase-tower/910/

is 39.9mm x 20mm ...


or if you're not sure, would you still happen to have the old bulbs so you can take a measurement?

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Old 02-06-2013, 01:12 AM   #15655
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Are you guys talking about a K & N box air filter or the the whole air intake assembly?
Just the K&N Box Air Filter that replaces the stock filter.
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Old 02-06-2013, 01:15 AM   #15656
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^^ drop in filter
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Old 02-06-2013, 02:34 AM   #15657
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i rather get the aem which is owned by k&n and it is basically the same filter but it is a dry flow filter that does not need to be oiled like the k&n. it can be cleaned and reuse like the k&n. the good side of not needing to oil is if you happen to over oil the k&n it will not only restrict air flow but also get oil on the maf sensor and mess it up.
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Old 02-06-2013, 02:43 AM   #15658
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True but the oil in k&n's tend to trap more gunk than AEM (I have had both). The more stuff the k&n traps the better it filters (believe it or not).
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Old 02-06-2013, 02:59 AM   #15659
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True but the oil in k&n's tend to trap more gunk than AEM (I have had both). The more stuff the k&n traps the better it filters (believe it or not).
true. i would hate to re-oil it. i had/have both
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Old 02-06-2013, 03:00 AM   #15660
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Yeah nothing like cleaning it in your tub and getting oil all over!
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:29 AM   #15661
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he he thats why i stick to a steel sink when i have to clean her
easy peesy clean up
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:34 AM   #15662
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he he thats why i stick to a steel sink when i have to clean her
easy peesy clean up
Or a utility sink
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Old 02-06-2013, 09:55 AM   #15663
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Anyone have any recommendations on aftermarket shift knobs? I'm looking for something that will snap to to the shift boot like the stock knob, and have so far come up with the Cobb shift knob and the Perrin aluminum knob. Basically I just don't like the feel of the stock knob at all, and would like it if it sat a bit lower than the stock knob as well.
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Old 02-06-2013, 10:13 AM   #15664
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I'd be interested to see ecu airflow readings for the paper vs AEM vs K&N. Subaru is not known for building restrictive intakes, and I don't believe the stock tune is being starved of air.




Anyone else notice that MySubaru.com suggests 3,750 mile oil change intervals vs the manual's 7,500 mile?

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Old 02-06-2013, 10:43 AM   #15665
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i checked the box

an observation i made today is OE/XL are very different animals from Signature. I had 1 qt of Signature left so this oil change is 1 qt Signature, 4.3qts OE. very different colors, and Signature poured a little faster.

time to go start speakers and do my LED's
I just placed an order a couple days ago, 6 quarts of the OE and 6 quarts of the Signature. I figured I would change with the OE in the next couple of weeks, and then by the time spring comes around, use Signature over the summer.
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Old 02-06-2013, 12:52 PM   #15666
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ISO: 2012 Sport Grill.

Anyone get a mesh grill installed and not know what to do with your old stock grill? I'm in need of a stock grill. Hit me up with a PM, or email if you have one.
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Old 02-06-2013, 12:55 PM   #15667
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Anyone else notice that MySubaru.com suggests 3,750 mile oil change intervals vs the manual's 7,500 mile?
Now that I have data from Blackstone Labs showing that my oil is good for at least 6500 miles, that has become my new oil change interval (it was 5k miles previously).

There's nothing like data to validate these kinds of decisions.
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Old 02-06-2013, 12:56 PM   #15668
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I just placed an order a couple days ago, 6 quarts of the OE and 6 quarts of the Signature. I figured I would change with the OE in the next couple of weeks, and then by the time spring comes around, use Signature over the summer.
And how many miles are you planning to put on the OE vs the Signature?
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Old 02-06-2013, 02:13 PM   #15669
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^Good question. OE I'll probably give it between 5,000-6,500 miles, and the Signature, who knows, maybe double that? 10k or so. You sent out analysis for the Signature series right? Maybe I'll spring for a UOA for the Signature series about 5k in to see where it stands
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Old 02-06-2013, 02:31 PM   #15670
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^Good question. OE I'll probably give it between 5,000-6,500 miles, and the Signature, who knows, maybe double that? 10k or so. You sent out analysis for the Signature series right? Maybe I'll spring for a UOA for the Signature series about 5k in to see where it stands
No, my UOA is for OE, and I believe that Flyboy just submitted a sample of Signature for analysis.
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Old 02-06-2013, 02:35 PM   #15671
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Good question on the stock airbox flow rates of stock filter vs AEM/K&N. Would be in for info on that. If it flows plenty fine, that's good for me instead of eventually doing a CAI. I'd rather not if I don't need to. Do any intakes actually work on our car? And equally important, if there are, do you need a tune or anything? I saw a Cobb one, but I think it was for another car, but the lower portion seemed to match (where the cold-air funnel is). Any info on this?
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Old 02-06-2013, 02:35 PM   #15672
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Is there a manufacturer-recommended OCI for these oils? is it 7500?
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Old 02-06-2013, 02:46 PM   #15673
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Car looks great man!

And yeah, I can likely come to the meet on Wed, I live right there.. What time?

I have alot of Subaru friends, and they all say good things about Moore. Will look into it!
Any time after 6 really.
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Old 02-06-2013, 02:48 PM   #15674
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Anyone have any recommendations on aftermarket shift knobs? I'm looking for something that will snap to to the shift boot like the stock knob, and have so far come up with the Cobb shift knob and the Perrin aluminum knob. Basically I just don't like the feel of the stock knob at all, and would like it if it sat a bit lower than the stock knob as well.
I already made a recommendation a few pages back
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Old 02-06-2013, 02:50 PM   #15675
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No, my UOA is for OE, and I believe that Flyboy just submitted a sample of Signature for analysis.
Correct, with 8252 miles on it :-), I almost wish I had just pulled a sample rather than changing it
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