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Old 01-16-2014, 01:02 PM   #961
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I should talk...my 18psi-Rods-Only build is taking forever.

It sounds like you've been doing more and more Suby stuff for friends, you making much money out of all that work?
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Old 01-16-2014, 01:12 PM   #962
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I do a ton of subaru work and tuning. I wouldn't say much money, but obviously I'm not doing it for free. Its mostly work I enjoy, so I charge pennies for it compared to what a legit subaru shop around here would chage. The people I do it for ask me to do it ( I don't advertise or offer my services myself, its just a hobby ), and are uber thankful for what I do.

So its win win
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Old 01-16-2014, 01:36 PM   #963
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get rid of the miata.
Can I put a deposit down now or do I have to wait til it goes through two other owners in between and they take the hardtop, diff and tranny out?

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Old 01-16-2014, 01:39 PM   #964
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Nice! I was actually going to go look at one of these over the weekend. (04 Impreza wrx 2.0 wagon) IIRC that's the same body style, correct? Wife and I decided we didn't need a second SUV so started looking for something smaller than the FTX.

What the hell is it about Miata people and Subarus?
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Old 01-16-2014, 02:01 PM   #966
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They are awesome, that's what

The pre-09 FXT's actually use the same impreza chassis as the wrx and sti, so its not technically an suv. But yeah that's exactly what this is: 04 wrx wagon.

A miata and a subaru just compliment each other so well, it really is a perfect match.
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Old 01-16-2014, 03:26 PM   #967
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I love my lesbian wagon, it complements the gayata perfectly.

Also, old foresters are tiny. My 99 is hardly bigger than an impreza wagon of the same year. It's awesome

The new foreseters however are actually categorized as an "SUV" and have a completely different chassis
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Old 01-16-2014, 05:05 PM   #968
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My '04 FXT was small, like everyone else is saying it's based on the Impreza chassis so it's a "small" car.

Definitely not an SUV, though the XTs suck gas like they are a 4000lb suv...
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Old 01-16-2014, 06:05 PM   #969
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I got 21city 26hwy if I drove outa boost.
With the 20g the gas mileage stayed pretty much the same.
With e85 it dropped to 18/23 which was still reasonable.

Not great, but I wasn't complaining with 380wph
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Sounds like my NB with 125~ish
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Old 01-16-2014, 06:44 PM   #971
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But the miata is my 1st priority this weekend. Just gotta button everything up. Which reminds me: I need to order turbo coolant lines today.
Just don't route the coolant lines the fucked up way.
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Water pumps is for chumps, its all about dat deltaT
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don't wanna boil coolant brahs
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I can out gay a Subaru and a Miata any day with my Jetta and Miata. I'm a soccer mom and a hairdresser. Haaaaay!!!!
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I can out gay a Subaru and a Miata any day with my Jetta and Miata. I'm a soccer mom and a hairdresser. Haaaaay!!!!
Subies are gay? I had no idea. Only female gay or something?
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Subies are gay? I had no idea. Only female gay or something?
I guess that is what I was referring too. The whole dyke lesbian motif a forester provides. I don't agree with it since I love foresters but it's still funny to me that Subaru advertised to lesbians for a while there.
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Subaru advertised to lesbians for a while there.
They still do. Any smart advertiser would listen to the market research and do the same.
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I got 21city 26hwy if I drove outa boost.
With the 20g the gas mileage stayed pretty much the same.
With e85 it dropped to 18/23 which was still reasonable.
For some reason, mine was like 18/23 with regualar 93, and that's if I stayed out of boost.

I dunno, maybe the motor wasn't 100% healthy. I drive mostly highway commuting to work and I would get like 22-23mpg for a whole tank in teh summer and would barely break 20mpg in the winter.

22mpg with e85 and 300+awhp/awht no way I would complain about that
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For some reason, mine was like 18/23 with regualar 93, and that's if I stayed out of boost.

I dunno, maybe the motor wasn't 100% healthy. I drive mostly highway commuting to work and I would get like 22-23mpg for a whole tank in teh summer and would barely break 20mpg in the winter.

22mpg with e85 and 300+awhp/awht no way I would complain about that
yes. but was yours Vladituned?
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