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post #76 of 2825 (permalink) Old 09-30-2009, 07:35 AM
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Looking good!

Did you do a write up on the HID headlight MOD?

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Its still in the process. Updating it so far has been a huge task, but well worth it.

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post #78 of 2825 (permalink) Old 09-30-2009, 07:45 AM
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I like this journal... it makes me feel happy inside since I pushed you into some of those visual mods

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post #79 of 2825 (permalink) Old 09-30-2009, 09:05 AM
 
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^This is very true, and yes you did.

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post #80 of 2825 (permalink) Old 10-04-2009, 05:49 AM
 
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space reserved for coin tray mod

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This is the spot for the install of a set of OEM HID lights. We sourced the light from dudertomny and they are flawless. The light output is 100x better than standard bulbs, and the highbeams really do shine.

The install is straigh forward, minus the level switch as the us models do not have the wiring for this. I am hoping to one day make a harness for this.

The HID assemblies are a direct bolt in and replace the complete factory headlamp units. They plug into the factory wiring and work like normal headlamps but shine better.

I will update this post if I ever pull the front bumper cover off and take photos.

The link below shows the OEM HID lights painted and a LED strip added.

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post #82 of 2825 (permalink) Old 10-04-2009, 05:50 AM
 
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And I must say its a nice improvement over the home depot lip. We(Ringer and I) spent more time getting the HD lips and 3M tape off than we did bolting the Ravspec unit up.

It needs a little bit of adjusting to fill the gaps but overall for the price, its seems like a good deal.













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Thanks for all of the replies.

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Thanks again everyone for the positive replies.

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post #85 of 2825 (permalink) Old 10-21-2009, 12:50 PM
 
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Photos from Canada(forester content)

Niagara Falls, Canada (photo heavy)

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Lapping the bluegrass motorsports park..

Videos. Yes, they suck, not soild camera mount> me.

Inside my forester. I should have taken the crap out of the hatch.

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1840s Ammo Factory photoshoot

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post #89 of 2825 (permalink) Old 11-20-2009, 03:26 AM
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What work was necessary to mount the MY08 STI tmic ? Did you reuse the XT BOV and piping ?
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Yes, the stock BOV and piping works fine. You can use the dr side bracket as well. I added 3/8 inch or so to my bracket and "cocked it" to where my tmic sits angled.

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