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What did you do to your subie today?

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Thought it would be fun to start a thread on everyday things we do here and there to our beloved Subarus. The weather is getting nicer, so I'm sure we will all be outside more tinkering on our cars.
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Today has been a busy day for me! Got my Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 tires in yesterday from Tirerack for the Sti and had them mounted and balanced today by a real cool guy off of Nasioc. If anyone wants his info in the PNW PM me. He runs a legit business out of his home doing tire stuff n such, for a really good deal. But let me tell ya, these tires are STICKY!!! They pick up gravel everywhere but they are SOOOoo nice! It feels like a different car

When I got back from joyriding the STi in it's new tires, I washed the Forester (for the second time this week) and finally got around to hand waxing it. Looks pretty, but boy is there a lot of bumps and bruises on it!

What did you guys do to the subarus today?? :biggrin:
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Put on some 225/60/17 Nokian WR G2 SUV tires. Wow, what a difference! Also put on my Rally Armor mud flaps and the sport grille as well. I've got a whole new, NEW car now. :)
The subaru made me proud today.

To get to the good fishing spot I had to go over a pretty steep hill to get there, which wasn't a problem. My buddy then took the forester back over it to go to town to get some worms and a case of beer.

While he was gone, some guys in a 4x4 gmc sonoma tried to come over to the same area. They tried three times but couldn't quite make it. Right then my buddy showed back up so they moved out of the way and said "Go ahead, I wanna see you try this".... First try he made it over.

They tried one more time and couldn't do it. Then left. It was awesome.:icon_cool:

(Attached a quick cell phone pic of coming over the hill from the fishing hole)

fulfilled every badge of ownership in my Subie.
^^ Ian, who do you take your car to?
got my tweeter kit in the mail and installed it in 10 minutes. Easiest mod yet!
put on some window deflector thingys I got off Ebay. Pretty happy with them so far.
Got my Swifts put on today.. love, LOVE, LOVE it!! It feels so different in such a good way! Sway bar and endlinks are my next stop. I hear it only gets better with those on! :woohoo:
got a $287 ticket for a not coming to a complete stop at a red light. I'm a [email protected]
one of those pink Subaru grille emblems would look awesome on your Foz.
picked up a Yakima roof rack fairing BNIB for $20 on Craigslist, just installed it.
picked up a Rola cargo basket off Craigslist.
^^ sometimes its necessary to let another drive your car so you can appreciate what other people see and hear when you go by. :biggrin:

What did i do to my Subie today?

I'm in the midst of painting the exhaust cans black and when that's done I'll put on the new tips.
Won Forester of the Month!! Then rewarded Guadalupe with a run through the car wash. :woohoo:
these arrived today.. just waiting on the tires..

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originally got 235/50/18 tires but took them back for 245/45/18's instead.

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Hey thanks!! yeah I'm on Swift Springs and I'm actually a hair lower than what's in those pictures because I exchanged the 235/50's for 245/45's yesterday. (1/2" lower) I haven't had the time to take new pictures but I think it looks much better now.. and more importantly it handles way better.

I think the GTC01's will look great on the new body style, I don't think I've seen anyone running those yet. make sure to post up pics when you get them on, we'd love to see 'em.
picked up a sweet studless snow tire/wheel combo off craigslist. I'm pretty excited..
swapped the H11 headlight bulbs for H9's.
The basket has always been a love it or hate it accessory, but I find it gives the car a meaner look. My fiancé thinks it just throws salt in the wounds of slower cars. "not only did they get beat by a station wagon, but it was a station wagon with a big roof basket on it"
I think the basket looks bad A$$ on your Foz, she's more than just a parking lot princess... a whole lot more.
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