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post #1 of 1002 (permalink) Old 08-12-2012, 07:57 PM Thread Starter
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Wessneroo's 2006 XT - "Roo II"

2006 Crystal Gray Metallic Subaru Forester XT Limited
Bought: August 11, 2012 @ 74,080 miles
Current Mileage: 122,000 miles

After 2.5 awesome years with my awesome 2008 X, "Roo," I decided it was time to move on to the vehicle I had always wanted. I drove up to NC to make the trade for a super clean 2006 XT Limited with 74K on the clock. Here starts the journey of my next Forester, "Roo II."

Roo II at the dealer on day one:




And as she sits today:



Mod List

Suspension/Handling:
Tokico D-Spec Adjustable Struts
STi Pink Wagon Springs
Scooby921 Rear Strut Spacers

DIY HDPP 3/8" Saggy Butt Spacers
STi RSB Mounts
Kartboy Rear Subframe Locking Bolts
Trunk Monkey
Whiteline 24mm adj. FSB
Whiteline 22mm adj. RSB
Kartboy Rear Endlinks


Power:
Cobb Accessport SUB-002
Cobb Stage 1 91 Octane

Wheels/Tires:
2012 WRX 15 spoke, 17x8 et50, 235/50/R17 Yokohama s.Drive Ultra High Performance Summer
Stock wheels, 16x6.5 et48, 215/60R16 Michelin Harmony All-Season (winter)

Brakes:
Legacy GT Calipers and Rotors
Akebono ProACT Ceramic pads
STi Master Cylinder
STi Brake Booster
ATE Superblue Racing Fluid

Turn In Concepts Master Cylinder Brace

Engine Bay:
Snorkus Delete and Fender Plug
SPT Oil Cap
Moore Performance TMIC Duct

Interior/Electronics
Momo Subaru Automatic Shift Knob
JDM Dash Top Double Din Radio Mount
JDM Red Hazard Switch
Dual Forester Single Din Dash Cubbies
Pioneer AVH-P3300 BT Headunit
Reverse Camera
Custom TomTom GPS Mount
Hardwired TomTom GPS Power Cable
FXTSPORTS08 Passenger Airbag Indicator Delete Harness
Diode Dynamics Interior Stage II/III LED Kit
Subaru All Weather Mats
2006 Legacy GT spec.B Steering Wheel w/ Audio Controls
Axxess AWSC Steering Wheel Control Module

Hella Supertones
STi Aluminum Pedal Set
2007 STi Limited #411/800 front seats (heated, leather)

Exterior:
Llumar Ceramic Window Tint - 35% front, 20% rear, 5% sunroof
Forester Sports Grille
Rally Armor UR Mud Flaps
Subtle FORESTER Front Plate Delete
Blacked out chrome headlight housings

Parts Box:
Whiteline Steering Rack Bushings
Subtle Aluminum Dead Pedal
Cobb Heat Shield


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Congrats man, looks gorgeous.

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Congratulations on the Forester XT purchase!

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal] ['03 X MODding Journal]

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Glad to see the new journal Matt! Looking forward to RooII's development.

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woo!!! look at that sexy beast. Looking forward to keeping up with this!
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Roo II...should have been Rooakoo! Congrats!

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Noooo waaayyyy! Finally you are in a XT!


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congrats!!!!!!! I expect the hole in your wallet to become larger with the xt and if so.. I know I'll enjoy reading this journal as much as i did the first.

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Heck yeah! Can't wait to see what goes down with the II.

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