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Old 02-13-2006, 09:50 PM   #26
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This question is being asked in New Englad by Floridian

I just love how people spin the subject!
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Old 02-13-2006, 09:54 PM   #27
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i wish

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Old 02-13-2006, 10:23 PM   #28
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Check your blinker fluid, it's probably low
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Old 02-13-2006, 10:23 PM   #29
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So, did you clear the snow out of the wheels, or did the dealer sell you new wheel bearings? Because it *could* be bad bearings. Snow makes them go bad wikked fast like.

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Old 02-13-2006, 10:26 PM   #30
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So, did you clear the snow out of the wheels, or did the dealer sell you new wheel bearings? Because it *could* be bad bearings. Snow makes them go bad wikked fast like.

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No, they can't figure out why it's vibrating, they're giving me another WRX, and will return this back to the factory
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Old 02-13-2006, 11:25 PM   #31
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It might be snow in your tires.
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Old 02-13-2006, 11:28 PM   #32
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It might be snow in your...oh, wait.

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Old 02-13-2006, 11:44 PM   #33
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Get some grap remover. It's probably all over your tired.
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Old 02-13-2006, 11:55 PM   #34
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Funny thing, I was born and raised in California, and even I know it's snow.














In the wheels
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Old 02-14-2006, 12:01 AM   #35
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Get some grap remover. It's probably all over your tired.


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Old 02-14-2006, 06:10 AM   #36
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Actually, the problem is caused by an uneven amount of snow in the wheels (thus causing the imbalance). Simply pack more snow in the wheel or side swipe a snow bank and the problem will go away till Spring when it all melts.

The other solution is to install a big brake kit. The over size Brembos keep the snow buildup to a minimum and evenly distribute it around the wheel.










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Old 02-14-2006, 07:37 AM   #37
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yep happend to me as well with my new wheels on my 06. Knocked as much of the snow off as possible and it went away.
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Old 02-14-2006, 08:07 AM   #38
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It might be snow in your wheels.
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Old 02-14-2006, 08:36 AM   #39
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Old 02-14-2006, 08:42 AM   #40
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In all fairness. I have to give this guy credit. After all the hazing, he's had a cool head and not really gone nuts about the white stuff in the wheels.

NOTE: head, nuts, white, stuff All in the same sentence.

So ^5 to you bud.
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Old 02-14-2006, 09:12 AM   #41
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I think you have some wheels in your snow.
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Old 02-14-2006, 09:26 AM   #42
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Old 02-14-2006, 09:37 AM   #43
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Old 02-14-2006, 09:44 AM   #44
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So now that it has been established that you got snow in your wheels, one thing you can do to help prevent this next winter is to wax the rims in the fall. In preparation for the winter, take each wheel off and wash real well front and back. Then wax the inside of the wheel. You can use a lot of wax here and leave it instead of buffing it out like you would normally do. This will allow snow and ice to slide off much easier and hopefully prevent build up.
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Old 02-14-2006, 09:52 AM   #45
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Old 02-14-2006, 10:20 AM   #46
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You have snow in your gas tank. Melt it with a match.
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Old 02-14-2006, 11:05 AM   #47
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You can order wheel-balancing stickers from www.rallydecals.com Should clear the problem right up.
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Old 02-14-2006, 11:08 AM   #48
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Oh yeah! This is exactly it. But I wanted vynil instead so it'll cover entire sides of car. Stickers are too small -- no much impact.
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Old 02-14-2006, 11:25 AM   #49
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Snow is nothing, desert lakebed silt cakes in your wheels like concrete.

After this, I had to remove all 4 wheels at a truck stop in Nevada to get the dirt out.
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After this, I had to remove all 4 wheels at a truck stop in Nevada to get the dirt out.
Was he cute?

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