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Old 02-14-2006, 11:33 AM   #51
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Old 02-14-2006, 11:50 AM   #52
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hey i didn't read the thread so i don't know if your question has been answered, but what is most likely happening is that snow is compacting on the inside of the wheels and causing an out-of-balance situation when you bring the car up to certian speeds. just go to a carwash or use something to break up the packed snow on the inside of the rim.
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Old 02-14-2006, 11:54 AM   #53
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hey i didn't read the thread so i don't know if your question has been answered, but what is most likely happening is that snow is compacting on the inside of the wheels and causing an out-of-balance situation when you bring the car up to certian speeds. just go to a carwash or use something to break up the packed snow on the inside of the rim.
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Old 02-14-2006, 12:17 PM   #54
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best way to avoid unblanced snow build-up is to keep car garaged and covered, only come out on sunny days

alternatively, sell the piece of junk before it's too late. will outbid pervious posters by $50 for this poor clapped-out TR

this car has been out in the snow and salt, so it's obviously ruined

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Old 02-14-2006, 12:39 PM   #55
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Old 02-14-2006, 01:05 PM   #56
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Old 02-14-2006, 01:26 PM   #57
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I have nothing really constructive to say about this. check the muffler bearing, that could be out of whack as well

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Old 02-14-2006, 01:30 PM   #58
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I checked windshield fluid and found some ice floating in there, I removed. Maybe now it will be okay?
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Old 02-14-2006, 01:47 PM   #59
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Snow in... wheels... no?
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Old 02-14-2006, 01:48 PM   #60
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Maybe there's a gremlin tearing your car apart?
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Old 02-14-2006, 01:52 PM   #61
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Old 02-14-2006, 01:53 PM   #62
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No, it is not.
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Old 02-14-2006, 02:01 PM   #63
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So did you end up taking it to the dealership, or washing them out yourself?

I can't beleive the service guy told you "people who purchased 06 WRX/WRX TR with ENKEI 17" wheels have experienced this same problem right after a big snowstorm."

I love how they made it sound like its a specific problem with your specific wheels. Fackin' ass clown dealerships. Probably setting you up to rape you. Just out of curiosity, which dealership?
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Old 02-14-2006, 02:11 PM   #64
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No actually they told me "to save you a trouble of coming here, wash them first and see if it disappears". Strangely, they did make it sound as though it's only 06 model issue that's what probably confused me. That and because I haven't been in snow for a while. I actually lived in FL but did grow up in a cold country way colder than here in NE just for those who think "ah stupid southern #$%^&*((" here where I grew up:

http://local.google.com/local?f=q&hl...0564,33.837891

It's TriCity Subaru (Somersworth,NH -- super tiny delership with like 5 cars on the lot ) and out of all Subaru dealerships I've been to, I'd actually recommend this one very dealership as well as Subaru of Nashua in Hudson,NH.
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Old 02-14-2006, 02:18 PM   #65
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in all fairness the wheels on the 06 scoop up far more snow than most. the holes are larger than most of the VW/Saabs and other manufacturers.

But I think it may be snow in your wheels
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Old 02-14-2006, 02:19 PM   #66
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ooooh my friend from the same place taught me to say idi na hui when i meet another person from there

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Old 02-14-2006, 02:25 PM   #67
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in all fairness the wheels on the 06 scoop up far more snow than most. the holes are larger than most of the VW/Saabs and other manufacturers.

But I think it may be snow in your wheels
I don't think he had the stock 06 wheels...

But I agree with your snow theory.
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Old 02-14-2006, 02:26 PM   #68
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in all fairness the wheels on the 06 scoop up far more snow than most. the holes are larger than most of the VW/Saabs and other manufacturers.

But I think it may be snow in your wheels
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Old 02-14-2006, 02:27 PM   #69
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No actually they told me "to save you a trouble of coming here, wash them first and see if it disappears". Strangely, they did make it sound as though it's only 06 model issue that's what probably confused me. That and because I haven't been in snow for a while. I actually lived in FL but did grow up in a cold country way colder than here in NE just for those who think "ah stupid southern #$%^&*((" here where I grew up:

http://local.google.com/local?f=q&hl...0564,33.837891

It's TriCity Subaru (Somersworth,NH -- super tiny delership with like 5 cars on the lot ) and out of all Subaru dealerships I've been to, I'd actually recommend this one very dealership as well as Subaru of Nashua in Hudson,NH.
Wait... they had cars there? I thought they only had Unimogs?
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Old 02-14-2006, 02:38 PM   #70
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Wait... they had cars there? I thought they only had Unimogs?
i think these unimogs have snow in their wheels too


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Old 02-14-2006, 03:24 PM   #71
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Yuo should get hubcaps for your 17" Enkie weels.
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Old 02-14-2006, 03:52 PM   #72
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Eurojax over in OT actually made a set of plastic guards for his winter wheels.. i don't feel like looking for the thread, but he made them and they were cheap and they worked remarkably well.. maybe shoot him a PM..
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Old 02-14-2006, 03:59 PM   #73
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I may be wrong (happened back in '98) but these look to me like stock 06 wheels. Although the snow could be hiding their true origins.


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Old 02-14-2006, 04:20 PM   #74
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