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I know I'm going to get flamed, so feel free. I dont care what people say. Its my car. So feel free and flame on.

So last weekend I put on some Teins to replace my Eibachs, as part of a deal for the trade to go back to wingless. Well, I jumped on a deal on Friday night, to pick up a set of megan coilovers. So I am still dialing in the settings, the ride height(I know its slammed, give me s***, please), and its getting aligned as soon as I get it where I want it.

I still need to install my Perrin turbo inlet, but decided not to this weekend after swapping my buddies turbo, doing his inlet, and crank pulley, then doing my coilovers, and having to pull my cv axle apart to put it back together after pulling the splines out. I am also waiting on my Perrin catless uppipe, but that will be done along with the inlet hopefully next weekend.

Anyway, here are some pics.
(BTW, I'm not a photographer at all, I just like pictures)

Before I started, rockin the steelies and studs(which wont fit anymore :))
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My stockers I painted, and the stop sign I'm making into a skidplate :)
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Out with the old
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In with the new
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Excited
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Not done, cv axle pulled apart :(
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First drive
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not really my cup of tea, but to each his own
 

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I really like all of it but the wheels... not really my thing. Other than the wheels it looks good, nice bugeye!
 

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No worries guys. Nothing bothers me, I know I like the look.

I really like all of it but the wheels... not really my thing. Other than the wheels it looks good, nice bugeye!
Thanks. My original plan was black stockers, which I may still do, but I was bored and wanted to try something different. I dont like looking like everyone else. Especially with like 5 other silver bugeyes here in my little town, 2 being my friends.

Keep the comments coming!
 

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I like everything except the wheels and the fact that your side skirts are dragging against the pavement. I do like the cf hood and your rack :).

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I like it

The shocker!:rotfl:
 

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i think it looks awesome. whats with the bike rack thing on top?
Its a board rack. I snowboard. Gonna get a bike attachment for it for summer, for my Specialized Fuse II or my Specialized Hardrock Comp Disk.
 

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I know I'm going to get flamed, so feel free. I dont care what people say.
Now that you mention it then, unpainted aftermarket body parts are kitsch. If you paint the hood to match the car it'll look much better, and it'll look best with an authentic Subaru hood.

I do like the roof rack.
 

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I give you a +1 for trying things out. Now I know not to do Red on my wheel. hehehe:rotfl: joking bro. Good experiment though. I like your STI hood scoop. I want one but not carbon fiber though.
 

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Now that you mention it then, unpainted aftermarket body parts are kitsch. If you paint the hood to match the car it'll look much better, and it'll look best with an authentic Subaru hood.

I do like the roof rack.
Well, I traded my stock hood for this hood, and its a Seibon. I like it. I plan on painting a portion of it, when I paint the whole car, tryin to find a color people havent done yet.

I give you a +1 for trying things out. Now I know not to do Red on my wheel. hehehe:rotfl: joking bro. Good experiment though. I like your STI hood scoop. I want one but not carbon fiber though.
Yeah, I figure I can try stuff out, if I dont like it, Ill change it. Yeah, I like being an example for people, even if its what NOT to do:rotfl:! Thanks man. I love the sti scoop too. It eats school children in crosswalks.
 

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tryin to find a color people havent done yet.
I saw a picture of an '05 STi with a full BMW (not the Subaru knockoff) Steel Grey Metallic paint job, and it was the sexiest thing I ever saw ...

I would definitely agree that you should paint your hood ASAP (though, it isn't worth it to paint it stock when you're going to repaint the vehicle and would have to paint over it again anyway).

Not a fan of the red wheels, but I'm fairly conservative in that regard (I wouldn't like anything other than silver/gold - possibly gunmetal, but outside of that, I'm not a fan).

All in all, though, it's a sharp car (Bugeyes are really nice - if there was a USDM STi in '02/'03, I'd have wanted that instead of my blobeye, probably).
 

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I saw a picture of an '05 STi with a full BMW (not the Subaru knockoff) Steel Grey Metallic paint job, and it was the sexiest thing I ever saw ...

I would definitely agree that you should paint your hood ASAP (though, it isn't worth it to paint it stock when you're going to repaint the vehicle and would have to paint over it again anyway).

Not a fan of the red wheels, but I'm fairly conservative in that regard (I wouldn't like anything other than silver/gold - possibly gunmetal, but outside of that, I'm not a fan).

All in all, though, it's a sharp car (Bugeyes are really nice - if there was a USDM STi in '02/'03, I'd have wanted that instead of my blobeye, probably).
Thanks man. Yeah, apparently there is an Audi Semi-Flat grey, and I really wanna see it, that might be my style. Yeah, I'm going to paint it eventually, just no need yet, since its winter, and I will be painting it this spring.

I used to rock a 13.2sec s-10 pickup, that was factory sun yellow, with a black 2" steel goodmark cowl induction.

I also had a flat black 6" chopped 65 chevy panel on airride, laying body.

I like my cars my style. Thanks though. and I'm def not conservative... :)
 

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To each their own! I just wouldn't want to have to replace my front bumper and various undercar parts like you'll be needing to... ;)

The rear of the car looks like it needs to go up about 1/2". It just looks too low right now in relation to the front. Kind of like you have a couple of dead bodies in the trunk or something.
 

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To each their own! I just wouldn't want to have to replace my front bumper and various undercar parts like you'll be needing to... ;)

The rear of the car looks like it needs to go up about 1/2". It just looks too low right now in relation to the front. Kind of like you have a couple of dead bodies in the trunk or something.
Who says i dont :)? HAHA. Yeah, i think ill be crankin it up just a hair. Any idea what stock height from ground the fender measurement is, or from hub center to fender? I wont replace, ill just repair :) give me a chance to make some custom panels of my own.
 

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BRIAN!!! WTF man....... I dont know dude I like some stuff about your car but the wheels are just not my cup of tea. But I know you and you will be making changes all the time so thats cool. Hey i put some pics up of my car with the wheels and it looks sick:cool:
 

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BRIAN!!! WTF man....... I dont know dude I like some stuff about your car but the wheels are just not my cup of tea. But I know you and you will be making changes all the time so thats cool. Hey i put some pics up of my car with the wheels and it looks sick:cool:
HAHA. Its a love/hate thing man. I love it, other do too... most hate it. its all good, they will probably go black, im not sure. Just playin with ideas. I dont wanna look like EVERYONE ELSE! Yeah man, your car looks good on em, but i think the gap needs to go bye bye!
 

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haha im diggin the wheels, and i like wingless withthe bigger scoop. If i could pull it off, i would think about it
 
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