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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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Took off the roof rails, disabled the seat belt chime, and wiped off where the girlfriend wrote "wash me!" :icon_rolleyes:
Gave 'er a quick hose off and dry and put on some tire wet. Sat in the interior for some time playing around with and prying off trim pieces, thinking ahead to my HU install. Pulled off the leather boot around the ebrake and got to thinking about making a custom boot...
what? No spoiler? :N_poke:
What I meant was: "thinking way ahead to my HU install." Check out my signature :icon_biggrin:
oh ok ok.. lol! Damn right, spoiler first! So future mod is spoiler and waaaay future mod in the HU. :p hehe
Yeah, I need the extra horsepower and downforce before I move on to the interior mods. :biggrin: But don't you worry, the spoiler is going on as early as this weekend. I'm beyond excited. Shortly after that will be my headlight modding (I know I want to burn that bridge but not exactly how yet...).

Anyway, to stay on topic. Today I'm letting mother nature give "Roo" a bath, and as soon as the rain stops, I'll be putting on my custom license plate frame. :woohoo:
Decided I want some brighter headlight bulbs, but that I have no idea where to start...
Received my spoiler from Jackie @ Annapolis Subie and picked up a new PZEV sticker, a rear bumper guard , and a new key and fob from the local dealership. Looks like I'll have plenty to do this weekend.
I've had a major headache trying to get my spoiler install right. Please check out my journal to see what's up.
Fixed the rear hatch rattle with a little bit of foam tape. Silent cargo area now, well, for a Foz.
Ewww street racing...

Ordered some parts from AllPro Subaru in Atlanta.
Installed new OEM rear brake pads, flushed brake fluid and replaced with ATE Super Blue brake fluid.
Cleaned off a massive dump a bird left on my hood...
Got two fresh ones today and hit a bird that stuck in my front grill :chair:
Yikes. I assume it didn't make it...?

Birds love my car, any time my neighbor steals my spot I have to park under some trees and I swear they call out to all the nearby birds just to come to those trees. Literally every panel has some on it. Always during the hottest days too.
It's almost like they know to "go" in high-contrast areas. The crap really stands out on DGM...
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Added Turbo on hood and a couple of lines. Silver and black stripes
Is that your own pinstriping work? Awesome.
Didn't even see it... It sat all day at the dealer awaiting tear down for flood damage tomorrow.
Visited the dealership to drop off stock parts to be swapped back in and to check on how the flood damage repairs are going. More details in my journal...
Installed Diode Dynamics interior LED kit and hosed down the lower strut bolts for tomorrow's project...
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