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TW WRX Owners thread (model yr 2015 and newer)

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by w8n4mud, Dec 14, 2013.

  1. Mar 19, 2014 at 3:49 PM
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    Toyota responded to the "POOR" rating it received on the small overlap crash test by reinforcing the Camry's structure in order to remain on Consumer Reports "Recommend" list. Look for this on any 2014.5 model year Camry. I post this because of my initial post on page 1 post #3 about the poor performance Camry received compared to all other Subaru models. So here is the props video to Toyota. Thank you Toyota. This is what I think most Toyota enthusiasts expect out of this company.

    http://youtu.be/oCp1ck7fvIk
     
  2. May 28, 2014 at 6:41 PM
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    FearNothing321 Do you know Tyler Durden?

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    Saw one of the new STis on the road today on my drive home, and damn the new body style looks good in person :drool:
     
  3. Jun 1, 2014 at 5:14 PM
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  4. Jul 9, 2014 at 10:05 AM
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    bjboucher

    bjboucher Mama says Tacoma World is da devil!

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    Picked up my 2015 STi 13 days ago! It's been a blast. I could do without the wing but I'd rather have the wing and all the STi goodies over a stock WRX.

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Jul 11, 2014 at 7:02 PM
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    Very nice STI. Me guesta a lot. Nice pick!
     
  6. Jul 11, 2014 at 7:37 PM
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    bjboucher

    bjboucher Mama says Tacoma World is da devil!

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    Thanks! That was pre-tint. Got my windows tinted now too.

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Jul 13, 2014 at 8:51 PM
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    I like it. Did you get the Harman Kardon audio package? What's your next mod? Have you started a build page (lol on TW)? There is a section for that.
     
  8. Jul 14, 2014 at 4:42 AM
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    bjboucher

    bjboucher Mama says Tacoma World is da devil!

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    Nah, I paid for the JBL upgrade in the Tacoma and kind of regretted it so I skipped out on it on the Subaru. Although the keyless access and start would've been nice, i'll turn my own key and save $2500.

    No real mods planned yet. At most I'll do an intake and a cobb stage 1 tune at some point in the future. Not going to do anything crazy with it.
     
  9. Jul 14, 2014 at 4:47 AM
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    Hey pal, How much did u pay for the STI?
     
  10. Jul 14, 2014 at 8:10 AM
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    I got them to take $1,000 of MSRP. Sticker was $36.3k, paid $35.3k. After taxes and equity I financed $29.5k. Not too bad. I've read of people getting them for at or near invoice but that's pretty rare I think, these cars sell quickly.
     
  11. Jul 15, 2014 at 11:42 AM
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    Love the STI, had an 05. I always like to keep one Subaru in the familiy, so we ended up with a 2014 Outback for the wife, we just needed the space more than the HP this time
     
  12. Jul 15, 2014 at 11:54 AM
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    My kids are getting older so I don't really need the space, wife drives a CX-7 if we need room anyway. Definitely loving the STI still. No regrets stepping away from the Tacoma.
     
  13. Jan 30, 2015 at 6:15 PM
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    I love my 2015. I had the Torklift Ecohitch installed at the Subie dealership. I use it for the deer hauler and get some strange looks. I miss my truck some days but it's fun being able to buzz around in the snow with AWD.

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  14. Jan 31, 2015 at 11:01 PM
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    Congrats. The hitch, did they have to remove the bumper to install it? I mountain bike and would need to put a bike carrier in the rear instead of the roof. Like this one. I'm on the verge of getting one. Is yours a limited or Premium? If you don't mind, how much of a discount did you get? Did they have to cut the bottom of your bumper to slide the safety pin inside through the holes?

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  15. Feb 2, 2015 at 8:23 AM
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    I did it. This past weekend I became an owner of my first Subaru. Hopefully I won't find myself wanting the 3rd Gen Tacoma when that comes out. Haha.
    Here's a pic.
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  16. Mar 22, 2015 at 10:31 PM
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  17. Mar 23, 2015 at 5:58 AM
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    ^^ nice! I'm sure you will get some BS for putting an STI wing on an WRX but who cares!
     
  18. Mar 23, 2015 at 6:03 AM
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    Boone Vaginas are rad.

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    I thought the same, to each his own.
     
  19. Mar 23, 2015 at 12:21 PM
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    I'm sure I would, but I at least debadged the STI from the trunk lid out of respect. Besides new shoes and the LED turn signals on the mirrors, I've got nothing else that I need to do right away. Gonna take this one slow since its pretty much done already.
     
  20. Mar 23, 2015 at 12:26 PM
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    That's cool at least you found someone who was willing to swap trunks (easier that way). Did you do anything to the engine & suspension?

    I had an MY05 10 years ago and put all money into engine and suspension only...
     
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