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Old 09-21-2012, 12:11 PM   #1026
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I also agree they are pretty good. You just can't use them as driving lights because they are not. So if you don't use them all the time, the times you do makes their effect even better
Exactly. Mine will be used on dark empty snow covered blizzardy mountain passes where it's hard to tell what "lane" you're in. It will be awesome

I really don't get all the lighting mods. But whatever floats your boat!!
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Old 09-21-2012, 12:55 PM   #1027
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Those are expensive, why not just get some matchbox projectors and install them inside your fog light housing?

http://www.theretrofitsource.com/pro...ducts_id=18725
What? Those are 120 a pair. And you have to reto fit them into the fog light housing. I'm not trying to denfend my LED. Just pointing that out. If it were cheaper I would get the trail blazer fog lights.
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Old 09-21-2012, 01:01 PM   #1028
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I know some of you had installed HID kits already. Just curious, can you send pictures where you placed your ballast? I was trying to figure out a nice place where to zip tie it but just curious to where others had tied theirs down.

Post pictures if possible.

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Old 09-21-2012, 01:17 PM   #1029
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Sorry no pics but depend how hidden you want them. Some hide it under the head light. I hid mine under the metal bar directly behind the headlight.
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Old 09-24-2012, 12:07 PM   #1030
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Contemplating putting 15mm spacers, red muteki lugs, and red RA mudflaps on my white '12 4door. My current set up is 20% tint all around and '11 sti rims and tires. Thoughts? Comments? Suggestions? Total price would be around $280...I'm a broke college student so I don't want to pull the trigger on the purchases just yet without some fellow '12 model owners' input haha
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Old 09-24-2012, 01:53 PM   #1031
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Contemplating putting 15mm spacers, red muteki lugs, and red RA mudflaps on my white '12 4door. My current set up is 20% tint all around and '11 sti rims and tires. Thoughts? Comments? Suggestions? Total price would be around $280...I'm a broke college student so I don't want to pull the trigger on the purchases just yet without some fellow '12 model owners' input haha
you have sti wheels? the sti bolt pattern is 114.5x5 we have 100x5. besides that, that sounds good.
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Old 09-24-2012, 02:27 PM   #1032
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you have sti wheels? the sti bolt pattern is 114.5x5 we have 100x5. besides that, that sounds good.
I meant wrx haha
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Old 09-24-2012, 05:14 PM   #1033
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Exactly. Mine will be used on dark empty snow covered blizzardy mountain passes where it's hard to tell what "lane" you're in. It will be awesome

I really don't get all the lighting mods. But whatever floats your boat!!
Ok, eating my words already. Foggy as a mountain pass last night through Sausalito on the way into SF. Fogs worked great to get that extra road surface illumination.
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Old 09-24-2012, 06:15 PM   #1034
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I meant wrx haha
your good to go then
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Old 09-24-2012, 08:33 PM   #1035
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So I got the grimmspeed license plate relocator, just wondering what do you guys think. Should I mount it closer to the fog light or farther. From the picture it looks like it's covering the fogs but it doesn't it's just the angle when I took the picture. I don't really like putting front plates but the CHP gave me a warning already and I don't like the hassle.

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Old 09-24-2012, 08:37 PM   #1036
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So I got the grimmspeed license plate relocator, just wondering what do you guys think. Should I mount it closer to the fog light or farther. From the picture it looks like it's covering the fogs but it doesn't it's just the angle when I took the picture. I don't really like getting played but the CHP gave me a warning already and I don't like the hassle.
It's clearly NOT covering the fog lights and I don't see how anybody could think it was.

That being said, I like it!

Where did you get your painted plugs for the original holes?? I want some!
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Old 09-24-2012, 08:40 PM   #1037
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It's clearly NOT covering the fog lights and I don't see how anybody could think it was.

That being said, I like it!

Where did you get your painted plugs for the original holes?? I want some!
I got the plug from lows hardware and painted it
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Old 09-24-2012, 08:49 PM   #1038
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I don't like it, but my opinion isn't important. If you like it, then it's good.
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Old 09-24-2012, 08:53 PM   #1039
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I don't like it, but my opinion isn't important. If you like it, then it's good.
I'd rather not have plates at all but I'm tired of being fix it tickets. Thanx for honest opinion though.
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Old 09-24-2012, 08:55 PM   #1040
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It's clearly NOT covering the fog lights and I don't see how anybody could think it was.

That being said, I like it!

Where did you get your painted plugs for the original holes?? I want some!
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Old 09-24-2012, 08:58 PM   #1041
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I'd rather not have plates at all but I'm tired of being fix it tickets. Thanx for honest opinion though.
Excuse my ignorance; I don't know the laws in CA. Please explain what license plate positioning has to do with getting tickets.
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:03 PM   #1042
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Excuse my ignorance; I don't know the laws in CA. Please explain what license plate positioning has to do with getting tickets.
What I meant is I had to put on my front plates and just wondering which position or angle looks better. I post the pictures which I'm having problems with my photo bucket account. One is more centered and the other is angled close to the fog light. Sorry if I confused you guys.
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:06 PM   #1043
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:57 PM   #1044
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Looks good to me. I may try this as well. Illinois requires a front plate as well.
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:58 PM   #1045
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Looks good to me. I may try this as well. Illinois requires a front plate as well.
I like the second position, closer to the center.
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Old 09-24-2012, 10:14 PM   #1046
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Old 09-24-2012, 10:48 PM   #1047
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I'm a bit confused. I talked to Grimmspeed a week ago and they said that the Sport Impreza relocater bracket wasn't out yet (and that the previous Impreza's wouldn't fit). So is the one you ordered for the 2011 Impreza? I think I like the positioning you have closer to the center. I live in Ohio and need a plate, too. I also got my plugs at Lowe's.
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Old 09-24-2012, 10:59 PM   #1048
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I like the second position, closer to the center.
Thank you sir!
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Old 09-24-2012, 11:02 PM   #1049
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So I got the grimmspeed license plate relocator, just wondering what do you guys think. Should I mount it closer to the fog light or farther. From the picture it looks like it's covering the fogs but it doesn't it's just the angle when I took the picture. I don't really like putting front plates but the CHP gave me a warning already and I don't like the hassle.
Nice! I was planning on getting one myself but then I plan on changing the design of the bumper. So maybe after that us done, I'll get one.
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Old 09-24-2012, 11:35 PM   #1050
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I'm not a big fan of the offset plate holder. The only car I would contemplate it are those with FMIC's like the EVO. It actually has a functional use in those applications.
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