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    If you like it, that's all that matters I suppose. Just trying to save you a little loot

    Quote Originally Posted by twister8008 View Post
    I am thinking about getting the SPT boost gauge installed while I am down there. It is a 2-hour trip so I would like to knock it all out at once. Does anyone have any experience with them? Are they worthwhile? Can anyone give me a crash course in using the device?
    Don't waste the money on that either. The SPT gauge is known to malfunction frequently: backlight burning out, incorrect boost reading, etc. Not worth the $300+ installed price. You can get a Defi gauge for $175-$200 on the higher side and install it yourself in 30 minutes and it will be MUCH better quality. You can find a much higher quality gauge such as AEM, Innovate, or STRI for under $150 and do it yourself.
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    very nice car congrats
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    2012 STi Hatch - A Black Dream...

    Braving -10F... She doesn't like cold weather. Screams in pain in the morning.

    Yellow lights mean go faster!!!

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    My new seatbelt pads came in. Some Chinese company from Ebay, but they look good!

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    Quote Originally Posted by twister8008 View Post
    My new seatbelt pads came in. Some Chinese company from Ebay, but they look good!

    Nice...do they slip down when you drive?

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    Nope! They stay right on my chest
    Yellow lights mean go faster!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by EndlessSea View Post
    I highly recommend the clear bra. I got one on my wrx and although it was expensive I feel it's worth every penny
    I totally agree! Worth every penny!!! I got mine within the first 100 of owning and never regretted it! Make sure they do the entire front fascia and at least 1/4 up your hood and the edge of your scoop! Mine added door cups, A pillars and front 1/4 of front fenders. I can't say it enough - you won't regret it, especially since it sounds like you really care how your car looks...and it's black so you'll appreciate the extra protection.

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    I got my top window strip done today. I also set the install date for a clear bra. My car will be "protected" next Tuesday!

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    Car clean for the first time! . Getting ready for my clear bra.









    Installing the bra...



    Yellow lights mean go faster!!!

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    Finished product

    Yellow lights mean go faster!!!

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    I have the spt exhaust on my hatch, sounds nice. doesn't drone. not to loud but at the same time it isn't quiet. Although once i installed my AP it got a lot louder still sounding very nice. My neighbors know when i leave for work to put it simply.

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    Cool. Thanks brother!
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    Yesterday I added a few things to my car. It sounds awesome, the shifting is sublime, and it just feels better to drive.

    SPT Exhaust

    SPT Turbo Heat Shield

    SPT Short Throw Shifter

    SPT Bushing kits (Lateral link, shifter, crossmember, trailing link)

    STI Transmission mount

    STI Engine Mount (RH and LH)

    STI Pitch Stop
    Yellow lights mean go faster!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by twister8008 View Post
    Finished product

    Did you do the clear bra yourself?

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    Quote Originally Posted by garzdos View Post
    Did you do the clear bra yourself?
    Not a chance. I had a local guy do it.
    Yellow lights mean go faster!!!

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