Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Monday October 23, 2017
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
NASIOC
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC Subaru Models > BRZ Forum

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads. 
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-25-2017, 11:06 PM   #1
NIN8185
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 299546
Join Date: Oct 2011
Chapter/Region: NESIC
Location: Auburn Ma
Vehicle:
2006 2.5i Impreza Wg
Black

Default Anyone Drive w/ Rear Seats Down?

Im looking into getting a 17 Brz MT once they hit the used market. I was wondering if anyone drives their BRZ/86 with the rear seats down? How much does this effect the road noise and exhaust noise? Is it a comfortable level? The rear seats are useless as is, I prefer a longer trunk and I prefer the look of a 2 seater (even my 06 2.5i wagon I drive with the seats Always down. Is this something anyone would recommend doing on a daily bases say if you prefered the look with the seats down?
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
NIN8185 is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Old 09-26-2017, 08:06 PM   #2
justinCO
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 38920
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Colorado
Vehicle:
2017 BRZ
WR Blue Pearl

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by NIN8185 View Post
Im looking into getting a 17 Brz MT once they hit the used market. I was wondering if anyone drives their BRZ/86 with the rear seats down? How much does this effect the road noise and exhaust noise? Is it a comfortable level? The rear seats are useless as is, I prefer a longer trunk and I prefer the look of a 2 seater (even my 06 2.5i wagon I drive with the seats Always down. Is this something anyone would recommend doing on a daily bases say if you prefered the look with the seats down?
You will get more road/exhaust noise for sure, but it will mostly depend on your exhaust. It is going to be up to you and how much noise you can put up with.
justinCO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-04-2017, 06:57 PM   #3
Ernest
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 45076
Join Date: Oct 2003
Chapter/Region: Tri-State
Location: Rockland County, NY
Vehicle:
2004 Stg 2 wagon AT
16 BRZ. Both silver

Default

Only did it when I had a piece of equipment in there. It was a little louder.
Ernest is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-11-2017, 02:08 PM   #4
frs1.0
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 434888
Join Date: Nov 2015
Default

Its definitely louder, I only never leave the back seat down when I have to, but it depends on your exhaust. Stock it won't be much of a difference but if you have a loud exhaust you will definitely want the rear seat to save your ears.
frs1.0 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:38 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2017 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2017, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.