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Old 07-29-2014, 05:40 AM
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Well that's a shame. Have always enjoyed watching your progress.
Yeah I will definitely miss it.. On the plus side, it won't be leaving the family so I will get to drive it every now and then.

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Did you ever fix your misfire? Try Ohm'ing out your wires and a compression test?
I did. It was just bad plug wires. Replaced the spark plugs and coil pack before I figured that out though.
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Yeah I will definitely miss it.. On the plus side, it won't be leaving the family so I will get to drive it every now and then.



I did. It was just bad plug wires. Replaced the spark plugs and coil pack before I figured that out though.
Yeah, a little bit of diag can go a long way. Glad it was something that easy for you though.
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Old 08-11-2014, 10:34 PM
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Figured I would update this and show you guys what I ended up getting!

I picked up a 2005 Subaru WRX STI on friday. Drove 8 hours to get it.
Bone stock other than an aftermarket muffler, SPT intake, and Tein lowering springs!


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Old 08-17-2014, 09:39 PM
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Well it's almost been a week. How are you liking it?
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wow dude. good pick
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Old 08-21-2014, 06:46 AM
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Well it's almost been a week. How are you liking it?
I'm loving it! The sound of a turbo spooling never gets old. Ordering an Invidia catless downpipe and a V3 Cobb Accessport this week to try and get a little more out of it.

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Old 08-22-2014, 09:59 AM
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Ohh, thats a good car mate Im looking after one too But the gen before this one. Cause this one is like 50.000-60.000 usd here in Norway...
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Old 08-24-2014, 07:39 AM
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Ohh, thats a good car mate Im looking after one too But the gen before this one. Cause this one is like 50.000-60.000 usd here in Norway...
No freaking way. That's ridiculous. It's an awesome car and everything but not THAT awesome.
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one of my dream cars!
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one of my dream cars!
I love it. It's so much fun.


Well, so far so good with it! I believe I'm doing the timing belt, all new idler pulleys, and new water pump within the next week or so if I can get a chance to go home and work on it.
I did get a chance to take the orange reflectors out of the headlights and to put my new Subaru emblem on this past weekend though! Looks ten times better!

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Old 09-07-2014, 10:18 PM
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Good choice! I'm selling my MCS too, and for replacement I'm also considering a STi among a few other cars.
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Old 09-08-2014, 03:58 AM
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Good choice! I'm selling my MCS too, and for replacement I'm also considering a STi among a few other cars.
I would highly recommend it.
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Old 02-28-2015, 05:09 AM
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I figured I would throw an update up here on how it's going with the STI. Haven't done much to it because I've been in and out of the hospital for the past two months with kidney stones that don't seem to want to come out. That being said, I have been enjoying every single second of driving this thing and I haven't had a single problem with it! (Knock on wood)

On to pictures!

Did the JDM tail light mod. I love this look over the USDM original lights.

Click the image to open in full size.Untitled by NathanWaddey, on Flickr

And here's a picture of it in its current state just because.

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Today I took the bumper off to start repairing the spot where the previous owner had ran the bumper over a curb at some point. I'm going to attempt to repair and repaint it myself along with replacing both of the side splitters because the damage on both of them is just too extensive and it's cheaper to buy some OEM ones already painted. Also getting a new front lip ordered since the snow ripped it right off the car.
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