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Well, I'm a man of my word, and promised that if an Aussie section was set up that i'd become a member, so here it is and a premium member I now am.

Please everyone from Australia only post in this thread where in Aus you're from, what year RS you drive and what mods (if any) you have. That way we can keep it as a reference and hopefully make it sticky for future use.

I'll start, I'm from Melbournes West. Have a MY05 Crystal grey with full factory bodykit and momo sports shifter, motorone (ming) window tint (I plug them cause they did a great job) and a Pioneer DEH7650 head unit.
future mods other than the rest of the sound system are unknown as yet as the car still smells new.
 

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ok then...

Im from Mt Dandenong way ^__^
I have a Reddish Blue (Dark Blue) RS MY03, still completely stock, not even window tinting, or factory upgrades... well other than mats & light covers. On the virge of buying a Grounding kit for her 30,000K birthday ;)... And am planning on a set of sway bars later in the year..

BTW http://luckyneko.homeip.net/~feik/subidu/Subi03.jpg
Thats her next to my old Commodore.
 

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I'm from Brizzy, and I don't drive a RS. But am expecting delivery of a brand spanking RS on Tuesday next week!! I had the dealer put an exhaust, mags and tint on it.
On Tuesday night I am installing new head deck.
Funny thing is I have never even driven one. So it better be bloody good! What mods should i make next?? :)
 

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I'm from Newcastle, I drive an MY05 Impreza RS, Crystal Grey. I don't have the body kit, but I have the default side skirts and also some rear mud spats that look a little like a continuation of the body kit. I changed the head unit to a Clarion ADB341MP (double din unit so it fills the gap as well), had the speakers changed front and rear and tweeters added, and waiting for a gear knob and pedals to be delivered. Oh, and not really a mod, but I got number plates of RNR525 (which I think are pretty cool).

I'm not real confident when it comes to pulling "The Prez" (my car's name, my mates and I all name our cars) apart, so I had someone else do the radio and speakers, and they said that the speakers in the MY05 Impreza are amongst the worst they had seen put in a Subaru, so if anyone does anything with sound you should perhaps keep that in mind.

Mods for the future? Who knows... right now I am considering have the skirts painted to body colour (Subaru told me that it could be done) and also considering window tinting. Clutrz, did you get your Ming tinting done when you ordered the car, because I was looking at the Ming tinting because they seem to have a good reputation, so if they are good I'll probably look for somewhere around town where they use Ming tint.

Sorry for the essay everyone...
 

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RuSso said:
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I'm from Newcastle, I drive an MY05 Impreza RS, Crystal Grey. I don't have the body kit, but I have the default side skirts and also some rear mud spats that look a little like a continuation of the body kit. I changed the head unit to a Clarion ADB341MP (double din unit so it fills the gap as well), had the speakers changed front and rear and tweeters added, and waiting for a gear knob and pedals to be delivered. Oh, and not really a mod, but I got number plates of RNR525 (which I think are pretty cool).

I'm not real confident when it comes to pulling "The Prez" (my car's name, my mates and I all name our cars) apart, so I had someone else do the radio and speakers, and they said that the speakers in the MY05 Impreza are amongst the worst they had seen put in a Subaru, so if anyone does anything with sound you should perhaps keep that in mind.

Mods for the future? Who knows... right now I am considering have the skirts painted to body colour (Subaru told me that it could be done) and also considering window tinting. Clutrz, did you get your Ming tinting done when you ordered the car, because I was looking at the Ming tinting because they seem to have a good reputation, so if they are good I'll probably look for somewhere around town where they use Ming tint.

Sorry for the essay everyone...

I got my tinting done after I picked the car up (i wanted it darker than legal) and Subaru charge the earth for it anyway ($350 i think).

I ended up getting it done for $180 and they did an awesome job.
 

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iam from south east suburbs, (Clayotn) i dont drive a RS yet, but sooooon, i mean very soon yall see a Black RS on princess HWY.
 

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clutrz said:
I got my tinting done after I picked the car up (i wanted it darker than legal) and Subaru charge the earth for it anyway ($350 i think).

I ended up getting it done for $180 and they did an awesome job.
Thanks clutrz! I'll start having a look round town
 

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Im from south sydney (Menai) and have an MY05 RS in black obsydian pearl. From delivery got the full bodykit, gear knob, tint, and put in an Alpine CDA 9835 headunit. Future mods are unknown atm...

pb.
 

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Hello fellow Aussies. I'm in Perth and have had my RS for 2 years and absolutely love it.

I have a MY03 RS and with Borla headers, an axle back custom exhaust, Josh's lightened crank pulley, lovell springs and whiteline rear sway bar.

Can those of you with body kits post some pics?
 

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G'day all.

Another Aussie on the site.... trying to tip the balance back a bit from the Seppo's.. :)

Current owner of a MY02 'Bugeye' RS, Black Mica. Just about to get serious about doing some mods. Currently in Bris Vegas.

Current mods... BBS 17's, sports grille, WRX mats (dealer threw em in for some reason?) but nothing of any great consequence.
 

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Hey, from Perth WA. Getting a my05 very soon (some crackheads stole my civic (i know)). Just wondering if anyone knows a good place in northern suburbs that does rs's? thanks.
 

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Hi Jez, do you mean sells or mods? I'm taking it as mods in which case I have no idea. I would like to get a list together of places that people know mod RS's and mod them well. Please someone start a new post with places they know.
 

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clutrz, yeah i meant mods. picked up the car last sat, crystal grey. pretty happy with everything. just wanted to know if there's anywhere in perth that has a bombed up impreza and will therefore have some knowledge with them etc. also, how is the availability of parts in australia as most websites are based in the US and i'm not sure about safety and cost of shipping.
 

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G'day boys, whats going on??????

I'm from Ballarat, about an hour out of Melbourne. Early this year I picked up an '05 RS. Black on Black. Pretty standard, just a K&N air filter, 2.5inch exhaust with a big 3A Straight through muffler. Black windows and a shiny key ring the dealer threw in.

Any of you melbourne boys every down this way????????
 

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Welcome H4 Boxer. I'm not in Ballarat very often but as soon as we get a few more aussies happening we'll have to organise a cruise over there. I'm only in Laverton anyway so it's not a huge trip (bout an hour)
 

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Thanks mate good to finally find a mob that has the same ideas and stuff as me........

This cruise sounds good. You done the ocean road?????? It's a must. We'll have to include that in the cruise!!!!!!!!!!

Catchya
 

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Jez,

Jump on MRT's forum and check the WA area link. They should be able to help you out with safe Subbie modders in Perth. Whether they have done a lot of RS's who knows but then you can jump on the Impreza non turbo forum and there is heaps of blokes who will be able to help you out... I would but I only know the east coast of oz... sorry.

Cheers

Fish

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