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front lip arrived - will go on in the spring

ordered OEM color matched fog light shrouds

ordered OEM fog lights
ordered 3000k bulbs for said fog lights

OEM fog lights arrived - 1 was mint, the other smashed! So i'm waiting on the guy to refund me partially so I can replace that light.




also in search of an Impreza light switch. My Legacy fog switch doesn't work :unamused:
but soon enough I will finally have OEM fog lights
 

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Well as you can see since the start of 2016 I've been going on a bit of a shopping spree and to add to that I've recently ordered rear bumper spats, a Kartboy short shifter & bushing kit, along with a Killer B tear drop shaped shift knob as well. I also have a new green Crown Royal bag I'm going to cut into a shift boot and last but not least I ordered a pair of LaminX yellow fog light overlays.

All the fog light stuff finally arrived and here it is installed:
 

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did you get a switch to work? I may still have a eBay rep one.
yeah I got one thanks though. A buddy of mine sold me one on the low out of one of his GC part cars.

LaminX film & rear bumper spats arrived!! Once I have the spats painted in the spring they will be installed. I plan on doing the fog light film this weekend though!

Short shifter should be here by Friday and I would really like to install it this weekend as well! This week went from facking terrible to facking great!

here's an example of the rear bumper spats in case anyone is curious which ones I went with btw
 

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short shifter & bushings kit along with the shift knob arrived on time!!! Saturday was D-day!

We got the short shifter in and wrapped the fog lights. so then we tried to tackle the front & rear poly bushings. It took us 6 hours and we accomplished nothing. the rear bushing's holes are too narrow so we couldn't bolt it in no matter what we did to try and get it to budge. Then we couldn't get the front bushing bolt out because the driveshaft was in the way and we were running out of sunlight. we still ended up running out of sunlight but eventually got all the original bushings in and called it a night. I also broke a finger in the midst.


shifter & knob fully installed


wrapped fog lights day & night
 

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here's an example of the rear bumper spats in case anyone is curious which ones I went with btw
So I was having second thoughts about these rear spats and decided before spending the monies to have them painted I'd might as well sell them.

I then turned around and for less purchased a set of universal splitters to be mounted to the back bumper. They just arrived today!!
 

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Also something about having a windshield banner I enjoy so I chose to get a large scale decal from a buddy of mine in the UK from his company called "LikeHell" made up in oilslick.


I really like how the STi front bumpers have the vent on the side like my 2.5i does but theirs are black and color matched so I took it upon myself to make mine look like them as well. Little details you know


oh and these are the universal rear bumper lips I got


All parts and what not will start going on in April! I still have more to buy as well so stay tuned!
 

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Small update! Ordered my OEM STi Limited spoiler and a pair of OEM WRX side skirt strakes on friday! Once they arrive then I will send them off for paint. following the installs will then be lowering the car and having the fenders rolled. ordering my tires (225/45/17) mounting my wheels. installing front & rear lips! I cannot wait to see it all come together!!!
 

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STi Limited spoiler arrived right on time, but there was a mix up with the seller and my strakes aren't here yet.

Here's the spoiler resting on the deck lid!


 

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So one night while driving home some idiot in front of me kept hitting the brakes randomly. NO one was in front of him and I was keeping a pretty good distance. We get to a red light and following green we both go, as we take a sharp 90˚ turn onto another road they slam on their brakes coming to a near stop, again no one in front of them. I swerved to avoid them into a curb taking out my front passenger tire :letitout: :bonk:





So I spoke to a customer of mine, which happens to be a Firestone, about getting a set of Continental extremecontact DW tires for the summer wheels. He helped me out big time by only charging me cost for the tires and nothing else, no fees, no mount & balance charge, no tire disposal fee, nothing! Very grateful for his assistance, it pays off to take care of your customers!!
 

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So with putting the 17s back on it jump started my urge to start getting parts installed that I've been holding onto all winter! :naughty:

V-limited replica lip was the first to go on! It's an ebay rep which means it took some work to get it to fit appropriately but I took my time and got it taken care of!





Following the front lip install, I decided to even it out by installing my rear lips! THey're not the biggest addition but I love how they balance out the front lip.




I'm still waiting on my side skirt strakes to arrive. Following their arrival they, and the spoiler will go off for paint and installation. Then I think it'll be time to install my H&R sport lowering springs I've had since September!
 

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Side skirt strakes came now to just get them in for paint!


aaaaand well I couldn't wait so I went ahead had the H&R lowering springs installed! 3" drop after settle and all! Plus while we were in there my buddy rolled all 4 corners.










Couldn't be happier with the drop and the improved handling!
 

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Oh and I was getting tired of the Crown Royal shift boot I had so I ponied up some money and got a genuine Bride Racing shift boot
 

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Welp on my way home tonight the clutch pedal started to feel really weird and then all of a sudden while pressing the clutch in and out a few times to see what it was the car cut off on me. So I pulled over and called GOTJ for help. He suggested I check the master cyl res and it was pretty low, so I limped her to the local parts store and topped her off. Still no change. Limped her home and started digging, unfortunately in my 10 years of Subaru ownership this is my first 5 speed so I don't know enough to accurately diagnose it. A buddy swung by and solved it in 2 minutes!

I'm in need of a clutch, throwout bearing, and a new pilot bearing :drunk: :unamused: So the plan is to buy an Exedy stage 1 Organic kit & an OEM flywheel. A local friend who takes side jobs out of his bay at Nissan said he will do it for me which is a huge help! :monkey: Subaru people help each other out, and he's really helping me out! So for now the car is parked and I'll be using one of my parents cars in the meantime.
 

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Clutch kit & flywheel went in and the car feels a whole lot better.

Scored a pair of OEM headlights cleared & blacked out on the low off Craigslist!


Got sick of the pink emblems so I got a set of galaxy overlays



otherwise I've been enjoying the weather!






 
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