All I have to do is search for something on bypassing the radio on an aftermarket unit and this will provide a permanent fix for using navigation?
The VSS disable is almost impossible... which means it is possible.
2,000 is the markup from premium package. MRSP is just above 28 if I remember correctly.
Also to the OP. If you really want to make the 2008 look even better, there are three things you should do.
First off, purchase the sport grille from subaru. The current stock one is...
Second, repaint the back silver thing to color of car.
Third, put red vinyl on the tail lights. There have been a few postings with people who have done this. I'm sure you would be able to do this, or at least know some one who can do this!
Then again, if you don't care about doing any of the above. Enjoy your new ride as it is amazing! I love mine, and didn't realize how much I did until it was in the shop for almost two weeks now