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  1. My first Subaru

    New Member Introductions
    Ever since i played the GT series on the Play Station 1-3 i fell in love with the Subaru WRX STi and made it one of my life goal to eventually buy one but i had one big obstacle money. I wanted one since i was about 14 and six years later and after saving every nickel and dimes while attending...
  2. Opinion on satin flat black wrx

    Exterior & Appearance
    I just sold my lancer ralliart and now looking for a wrx, I found one that is satin flat black and I really like it but just wondering what the public opinion is of it
  3. Buying my buddies WRX

    Car Purchasing Forum
    Hi everybody, right now I'm driving a 2011 White Mazda 3 hatch 6 speed manual. It's a fun car, but no WRX or MS3 or Evo or nothin. I just got it, but I can sell it for about exactly what I bought it out the door for. So I think I'm going to do that and buy my buddies '05 WRX sedan. He's an...
  4. For Sale NJ: 05 PSM STi 500+hp 35r 28K OBO

    Vehicles for sale
    This is my 05 STi, I have had it since day 1. It has been a great 5 years but I think Im going to head into the boat world or the DSM world, so I need a change of pace. Im asking $28,000 OBO Why so much you ask? Well minus the gigantic list of mods, it only has 66,000 miles on the body, less...
  5. Want To Buy 2005 Wrx sedan front bumper and passenger fender

    Tri-State Local For Sale Only !
    As the title state, I'm looking for the front bumper and passenger side fender for my 2005 Wrx sedan. Specifically I'm looking for OBP but I will consider other colors/primer. Local only as I will pick up but basically have to fit it in my car. PM me your price and I will get back to you...
  6. 2005 WRX (not STI) rear rotor replacement

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Just finished replacing my rear rotor and pads on my 05 Subaru WRX and wanted to share some pics since I could only find the STI pics online. Procedure. 1. loosen lug nuts, jack up car, put on jack stand, remove tire 2. remove two bolts holding on the caliper (spray with PB blaster and wait...
  7. What can I expect?

    Engine Modifications
    I requested an aggressive tune from PDX Tuning and I have the following Mods: 2005 Subaru Wrx 2.0 Eagle Rods ACL Rod Bearings BC Valves BC Valvesprings BC Stage 2 272 Camshafts 06 WRX Turbo,(PDX says that 06 WRX's didn't come with IHI turbos, but I have heard different...so IDK, I just put it...
  8. new here, new 05 WRX

    New Member Introductions
    Hey guys, whats up. I recently got a 2005 WRX. It's black and came with a decent pair of Motegi racing wheels. I love the look of the shark fin roof spoiler, and have already gotten that. I have also gotten a BBP N1 catback exhaust that rumbles beautifully. I have a little extra money to spend...
  9. What changed on the STI from early 05 to late?

    Everyday Impreza Talk
    Hey. Just traded in my 04 WRX and picked up an 05 STI. It was manufactured January 05, and it has the steering wheel and pop-out cup holder of the 04 STI. Everything else interior is per the 05, as best I can tell. What I'm curious about is what else changed from January 05 to later in 05. I...
  10. Decent after-market shocks for 2005 WRX wagon

    Suspension & Wheels
    What do people like for a shock upgrade on a 2005 WRX wagon -- one that is under $1000?
  11. osram light fitting? please help

    Everyday Impreza Talk
    Hi I have a 2005 WRX and I wanted to get either the white or blue osram headlights. When i go to the osram website it asks me too many questions about my car that I don't know. What size do I need? I have a 05 WRX wagon. and i really want help. also is it easy to install?
  12. in need of 2005 WRX Owners Manual

    Everyday Impreza Talk
    I really want the owners manual for my 05 WRX and I dont know where to get one. does anyone know? can i get it from the dealership?
  13. Purple/White headlights for my 2005 WRX?

    Exterior & Appearance
    I have the stock bulbs and I was wondering how I could get the purple/white looking ones some modified subaru's and other cars like Audi have? Can I just buy the bulb to make it do this or do I have to do something else? Also where could I buy bulbs like this?
  14. Buy a Low Mi WRX or Higher Mi STI?

    Car Purchasing Forum
    Hey everybody, I'm in the market for a "new" used WRX or STI since some 16 yr-old fool in a Ford Focus dropped Taco Bell in his lap and rear ended me at 40 mph. I'm looking at 05-06 WRXs and STIs. I would much rather have an STI but also be happy with a WRX. So I have two main questions: 1...
  15. Rear Defroster issues

    General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    The rear defroster on my 2005 Subaru WRX suddenly stopped working. When I press the defrost button, the light comes on and I hear a "click" coming from the behind the glove box and/or in the right passenger-side door area... but it just doesn't work. All of the fuses are fine but I can't...
  16. Subaru RS & Snow, WHEELS.

    New Member Introductions
    What's up guys, I'm new to this forum so i had a few questions. So i purchased a used Subaru Impreza 2005 RS in about May, with only 33k. I went from a beat down civic to this, and I LOVE this car!! Subaru completely :barf: on any car. I love it. hahaha So in New York, it just snowed, and i...
  17. Lifting my 2005 WRX?

    Suspension & Wheels
    I have an 05 subaru wrx wagon. I live at 7,000 feet elevation and I get a ton of snow. This is the first winter with this car and I'm almost sure the guy before me put lowering springs on it. This car cannot handle snow. on the hardpack it is fine but when the snow hits the bottom of the car...
  18. Ny : 2005 aspen white wrx / clean

    Vehicles for sale
    My daily driver is now up for sale. It was my ride to work ~50 highway everyday for the last 2 years. One thing I have to say, is when you take care of a vehicle like this - it pays you back. When I say I have had NO problems whatsoever with this car I mean it. All maintenance was done...
  19. buying 2005 WRX ski racks!!

    Personal For Sale & Wanted
    I have a 2005 Subaru Impreza WRX and ski season is soon. I need some cheap ski racks to buy since I'm on a budget. Thanks.
  20. General questions about an '05 RS

    Everyday Impreza Talk
    Hey guys, I have a couple questions about general things about a 2005 2.5 RS. First off there is a pair of connectors that appear to be for lights or something underneath the steering column and by my left shin. I just bought this car from a reputable dealer on August 7th and noticed this...
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