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Old 01-02-2014, 04:06 PM   #3351
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tenaciousZ, you have putco sticks in your eyebrows, right?
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Old 01-03-2014, 10:31 AM   #3352
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thoughts about this?

FB20 supercharger
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Old 01-03-2014, 12:06 PM   #3353
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Negative. Sylvania LEDriving, size 168..

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Old 01-03-2014, 12:22 PM   #3354
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Negative. Sylvania LEDriving, size 168..
Oh, must have been someone else. Are the sylvanias brighter than the stock bulb?
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Old 01-03-2014, 01:38 PM   #3355
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thoughts about this?

FB20 supercharger
Probably would work as long as the engine is the same as the standard Impreza but us very expensive.
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Old 01-03-2014, 02:02 PM   #3356
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It is the same motor.

That's the only issue, it's performance per dollar ratio is highly lacking.
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Old 01-03-2014, 03:56 PM   #3357
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DBL post..

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Old 01-03-2014, 04:03 PM   #3358
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Oh, must have been someone else. Are the sylvanias brighter than the stock bulb?
actually yea, about 45% brighter, 55 lumens vs the stock 38 lumens (silverstars included).. They're my DRLs so every lumen counts lol. I like em tho. Plus they run at 1W vs 5.
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Old 01-03-2014, 04:11 PM   #3359
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actually yea, about 45% brighter, 55 lumens vs the stock 38 lumens (silverstars included).. They're my DRLs so every lumen counts lol. I like em tho. Plus they run at 1W vs 5.
Cool, I picked up a pair for the license plate lights and was worried that they were too down firing to reflect good in the eyebrows (which don't reflect the incandescents well either). They're not too blue, are they?
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Old 01-03-2014, 05:03 PM   #3360
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Much less blue than their 6000K rating would suggest but there is some. They light up the housing much more than the halogens do but there's just the one bulb in the crescent shaped reflector so the bulb location only can do so much. The frosted diffuser lens on it helps. I had some 5 SMD el cheapos first and my current setup is waaay better.
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Old 01-03-2014, 06:29 PM   #3361
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Has anyone found a place that sells vinyl overlays that fit the Subaru emblem on the sport mesh grille? It's smaller than the one on the stock grille and I haven't found a site that sells and overlay that'll fit.
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Old 01-03-2014, 06:44 PM   #3362
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I'm currently using the Sylvania ZXE's for my lows. Come spring I'm gonna try out the high-end Phillips they now carry at my Pep Boys. The Crystalvision Ultra and the Extreme Visions..
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Old 01-04-2014, 11:22 PM   #3363
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awhile ago there was someone who put BRZ/86 seats into the impreza im trying to find out how they went with the rails...im wanting to put aftermarket bucket seats in mine

any help that'll be great
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Old 01-05-2014, 12:44 PM   #3364
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Here you go.

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awhile ago there was someone who put BRZ/86 seats into the impreza im trying to find out how they went with the rails...im wanting to put aftermarket bucket seats in mine

any help that'll be great
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Old 01-05-2014, 01:35 PM   #3365
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you know what is dumb? every category of after market is in a 135 page thread. WTF? how about an exhaust thread, HID thread, etc?
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Old 01-05-2014, 05:36 PM   #3366
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I think this stemmed from the fact that this started when these cars were still uncommon. But by now, that's probably a good idea. We should have our own area now for the GP wagon/sedan and Crosstrek, especially now with the 2015 WRX/STI's coming out..
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Old 01-05-2014, 06:21 PM   #3367
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thanks heaps
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Old 01-06-2014, 04:52 PM   #3368
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Im not sure if this is 100% accurate, but i heard the 08 wrx coilovers fit on the 12-13 impreza, soon to do some test fitment, but ive seen atleast one 12 with bc coilover extreme lows
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Old 01-06-2014, 05:29 PM   #3369
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They do. No test fitment needed. It's been done numerous times.
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Old 01-06-2014, 07:41 PM   #3370
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I just wonder if the WRX seats will fit our cars - may be a worthwhile upgrade down the line if they're much better quality
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Old 01-06-2014, 09:05 PM   #3371
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The WRX seats are very nice. I'm sure with enough help on welding you could fab them to at least fit. I would hope the 2015 WRX/STI seats are a direct bolt in.
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The WRX seats are very nice. I'm sure with enough help on welding you could fab them to at least fit. I would hope the 2015 WRX/STI seats are a direct bolt in.
Yeah I should have been more specific... I was talking about the 2015 Wrx
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Old 01-07-2014, 01:23 AM   #3373
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Ahhhh yes. I'd imagine those will be direct bolt-in. But until then, no one knows.

If this other job comes through, I plan on picking up a 15 STI and my girl is taking the wagon.
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Old 01-13-2014, 08:43 PM   #3374
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Pop off the black trim pieces that run along the fenders under the hood (like 3 pop clips each). Use a butter knife or longish flathead screwdriver to turn the bulb socket by the light grey slot at the back of it. The bulb will release from the housing and be free to be changed.

Props to JDMSTA for the guidance.. I kno its wicked simple but I didn't realize how much easier access would be from behind those trim pieces. Live and learn.

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Thank you! That was much easier. Unfortunately the silverstar 168 lights I bought for the eyebrows aren't any different than the stock bulbs. I have silverstars for the low beams and they don't match. Oh well. I was thinking about picking up some of the Sylvania ledriving bulbs you mentioned.
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Just put amber bulbs in the "eyebrows". It looks so much better.

Trust me.
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