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Old 04-09-2019, 05:33 AM   #481
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After a little reading I think I could use a vac reservoir to allow boost to build while on CC, but that's just going to add to potential vac leakage.. I think I'll stick with the setup as-is for and give it a little gas on the steep hills. Might even help squeeze out some extra MPGs on the interstate drives! I'll likely start researching what it will take to wire in a WRX CC setup later on and go that route.

Got a couple driveway shots of the finished paint. It's already dirty and that's the way I like it.







Going to pull the fog covers today and see how the new projectors look with fogs showing
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Old 05-18-2019, 04:56 PM   #482
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Summer setup is in full effect!!



Went with 215 Michelin pilot sport 4s rubber and MUTEKI closed end lugs. Absolutely loving the setup!! Couldn't be happier on the fitment and look. I still need to look at the rear quarter that was replaced. I brought the wheels down with us to my in-laws. With the trunk loaded for a long weekend away, wheels/tires in the backseat and a full tank - the wrx wheel setup was still rubbing on the flange where the bumper attaches.. I'm over dropping it off at the body shop and plan to trim it back myself. With the new wheels on I'm clearing the fender, but still rubbing on that spot.



Heading to sell a shredped and drop off the setup to be mounted.






Mounted and ready to be installed




Had some help getting them on






My first look at em on












Now she needs a damn bath and some back to black crap for that ashy front bakemono lip!
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Looks sooooooo good!

Nice work.
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Old 05-18-2019, 09:27 PM   #484
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Old 05-18-2019, 11:28 PM   #485
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Lookin good!!

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gorgeous. now you need another set of them for winter. fuck those wrx uglies.
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I shall vote to pass that notion as well.

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Agreed on chunking the wrx wheels! Car looks dull with them on. New winter setup isn't in the cards for a while with the wedding coming next year. Finally got one of the ped projects ready and sold it so I did buy one more small treat for her. Hoping to get them on this weekend at the latest.

Next step once the project budget recuperates is to buy another engine. I have the garage mostly unpacked and I'm itching to get my hands dirty again
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what kind of engine are you thinking about?
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Definitely another 2 liter. There's a jdm one local that my subaru guy only wants a few hundred for it. Just something with less miles to drop in and keep the same tune for now. Then do something a bit more special with the current once it's pulled. Would really like to put a little more power down, but not much right now. Savings is getting tucked away for the 6 speed swap down the road a bit
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