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Old 12-18-2012, 08:19 AM   #1551
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And regardless of the color you choose, the laminate helps protect your fog light lenses from rock damage.

I think the yellow looks cool. But that's just my opinion.
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Old 12-18-2012, 08:31 AM   #1552
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Go with red! Demon mobile! Seriously though I like yellow tints for fogs
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Old 12-18-2012, 06:59 PM   #1553
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Yellow "cuts" through the fog better so you can see further and with more clarity.
Also, since the lights are so low to the ground they are more prone to getting chipped by rocks. The Film acts as protector just like the plastic film they use on cell phones.
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Old 12-19-2012, 12:41 AM   #1554
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Is anyone having issues with condensation on the inside of their fog lights? My drivers side fog light always has condensation inside of it and I'm not sure what I can do to remove it? Take the bulb out and use a hair dryer to blow hot air inside. Since its getting colder in pa the air is a lot dryer here so I figured using a blow dryer to heat up dry air will dry up any condensation inside after I remove the bulb?
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:38 AM   #1555
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Go with red! Demon mobile! Seriously though I like yellow tints for fogs
probably illegal w/ red
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:57 AM   #1556
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probably illegal w/ red
Yeah, I was thinking the same thing. Red should only be on the rear of a car, not the front.
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Old 12-19-2012, 11:23 AM   #1557
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Yeah, I was thinking the same thing. Red should only be on the rear of a car, not the front.
Absolutely, red on the front is borderline reckless
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:31 PM   #1558
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Here's what my car looks like with yellow Lamin-X
Looks great! How was the install?
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Old 12-19-2012, 01:59 PM   #1559
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Looks great! How was the install?
Easy, but a word of warning. I installed it on the Impreza in the summer, on a warm day. Came out perfect.

A few years ago I installed the same product on the VW Golf TDI that I dumped. That installation was attempted in November on a cool day. It's much harder to install without wrinkles when it's cold. Turning on the VW's fog lights to generate some warmth helped, but it still didn't come out as well as on my Impreza when installed in the summer. Some people have used hair dryers to warm things up (the light's lense as well as the laminate itself).

Regardless, warmth is the secret to a good installation.
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Old 12-19-2012, 06:27 PM   #1560
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Easy, but a word of warning. I installed it on the Impreza in the summer, on a warm day. Came out perfect.

A few years ago I installed the same product on the VW Golf TDI that I dumped. That installation was attempted in November on a cool day. It's much harder to install without wrinkles when it's cold. Turning on the VW's fog lights to generate some warmth helped, but it still didn't come out as well as on my Impreza when installed in the summer. Some people have used hair dryers to warm things up (the light's lense as well as the laminate itself).

Regardless, warmth is the secret to a good installation.
I also also told to use car wax and give it a good polish once in a while to keep it from deteriorating from elements/heat.
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Old 12-20-2012, 12:11 AM   #1561
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I would assume plexus, 303, any type of vinyl conditioner for the fogs. I use 303 also some headlight plastic sealant to prevent hazing I use wolfgang plastic sealant
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Old 12-20-2012, 06:34 PM   #1562
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Yellow "cuts" through the fog better so you can see further and with more clarity.
Isn't it that yellow bulbs yield better visibility? Adding any kind of film over the fogs decrease the amount of light going through.

I always thought it was more for aesthetics when putting on yellow film. Then again, having yellow film is more noticeable to other drivers.
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Old 12-21-2012, 12:25 PM   #1563
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Probably is just aesthetics, but it works for me. lol
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Old 12-21-2012, 06:58 PM   #1564
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I wish I could fit my car with slide able cup holder cover. It looks very nice on JDM Impreza.
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Old 12-21-2012, 07:05 PM   #1565
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I wish I could fit my car with slide able cup holder cover. It looks very nice on JDM Impreza.
Can you provide pics of this? I don't know what you're referring to.
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Old 12-21-2012, 07:36 PM   #1566
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Isn't it that yellow bulbs yield better visibility? Adding any kind of film over the fogs decrease the amount of light going through.

I always thought it was more for aesthetics when putting on yellow film. Then again, having yellow film is more noticeable to other drivers.
Yellow film over the fog lights does not reduce the light output very much. But it is no more superior than any other color in fog IMHO. I just think it looks better.
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Old 12-21-2012, 07:42 PM   #1567
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Can you provide pics of this? I don't know what you're referring to.
http://www.autocarlover.com/wp-conte...preza-G4-5.jpg

Best I could find. You can find video of Japanese Impreza G4 on youTube. Cupholder lid looks very nice
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Old 12-22-2012, 01:36 AM   #1568
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http://www.autocarlover.com/wp-conte...preza-G4-5.jpg

Best I could find. You can find video of Japanese Impreza G4 on youTube. Cupholder lid looks very nice
its not jdm, im pretty sure its on the limited leather package.
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Old 12-22-2012, 01:53 AM   #1569
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http://www.autocarlover.com/wp-conte...preza-G4-5.jpg

Best I could find. You can find video of Japanese Impreza G4 on youTube. Cupholder lid looks very nice
Interesting. I wonder what that button is for on the center console in front of the cup holders? Also, I noticed that the rear headrests are much smaller than any I've seen in the 12+ Impreza.
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Old 12-22-2012, 02:23 AM   #1570
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its not jdm, im pretty sure its on the limited leather package.
The USDM limited does not have the cover. I have it on my STI, I almost never close it.
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Old 12-22-2012, 12:12 PM   #1571
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Also, I noticed that the rear headrests are much smaller than any I've seen in the 12+ Impreza.
It was the same way with the Ford Focus on the other side of the pond. We were trying to find a source for them, since they obviously block less of your view out of the rear window, but never had any luck.

Seems they get a lot of cool stuff over there...
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Old 12-22-2012, 01:48 PM   #1572
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But we get better prices. Ha!
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Old 12-22-2012, 05:03 PM   #1573
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Since someone asked, there are urethane mudflats that are 1/3 the cost of Rally Armor.

I just ordered a set of the 'simplified' (more my style, the original look a bit oversized)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/321026873742...84.m1497.l2649

www.Flapatax.com or search for flapatax on ebay when the above link is dead.

They sell two styles, pictured below, both styles are on ebay or their site, along with full mounting hardware and instructions.

http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulle...09/index2.html

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Old 12-22-2012, 09:46 PM   #1574
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Since someone asked, cheaper mudflats are available, I just ordered a set of the original (more my style, the simplified are oversized)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/FLAPATAX-Ori...item4abeb14fdd

www.Flapatax.com
or search for flapatax on ebay when the above link is dead.

They sell two styles, original and simplified, pictured below, both have ebay auctions!

http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulle...09/index2.html
Post pics of how you mount them, I don't think they come with any mounting hardware which is they only reason I want rally armor
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Old 12-22-2012, 09:59 PM   #1575
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Post pics of how you mount them, I don't think they come with any mounting hardware which is they only reason I want rally armor
they come with clips and stainless mounting bolts. You can see it in the auction. Full install info is on their website as well, with pics. Should be pretty simple, I don't have anything I have to move out of the way first, just the wheel liners.
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