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Forum: Newbie Forum   11-19-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By krnsamiam
Last Thursday when driving my car up a small hill...

Last Thursday when driving my car up a small hill around my house, my car started to make a weird noise. Can't really describe it, I wanted to take it to a recommended auto repair shop in SF to...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-18-2013, 11:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By krnsamiam
New to San Francisco Any Good Auto Mechanic Shops

I just recently moved to the bay area and I am looking for any recommended auto repair shops. I searched through the forum and was unable to find any posts regarding auto repair shops in SF. Any...
Forum: SoCal WRX Forum   08-15-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By krnsamiam
Best deal to buy tires in LA?

I am looking for a some places where I can buy tires for my 08 WRX. I have checked out a few recommended websites, Tire Rack, Tire Easy and Tread Depot. I know about Discount Tire, Pep Boys and Les...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   07-02-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 977
Posted By krnsamiam
I decided to purchase the Stoptech Street...

I decided to purchase the Stoptech Street Performance Pads. I had a question I called a subaru mechanic shop. The person told me if I wanted to get my rotors resurfaced/turned is this something...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-26-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 977
Posted By krnsamiam
Front has 20% and rear has 30%

Front has 20% and rear has 30%
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   06-25-2012, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 977
Posted By krnsamiam
Squeal when I brake - 2008 WRX

Hello,

My 2008 WRX have been making a squeal/screeching noise when I brake. This only happens when I have been driving for sometime, it doesn't make this noise when the weather is cold and car has...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   06-10-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,878
Posted By krnsamiam
I read that these size tires 215/45R17 will also...

I read that these size tires 215/45R17 will also work too. I read that this size is a little wider. What is better to go with 215/45R17 or 205/50ZR17?
Forum: Newbie Forum   06-05-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By krnsamiam
what do you think? 2008 STI for $21,500 with 35,000 miles

I checked out a 2008 STI this past Saturday and the car is heavily modded. I wanted to see what people think if I should get this or not. Below are the specs on the car:

BUILT MOTOR:

* cp...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-30-2012, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,621
Posted By krnsamiam
Here is another one that I am considering of...

Here is another one that I am considering of getting.

2008 Subaru WRX Hatchback
Blue
Manual
Miles: 35k
3rd Owner
No accidents/clean title
Modified the exhaust and intake but the person put...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-15-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,878
Posted By krnsamiam
Thanks I just want something that will have good...

Thanks I just want something that will have good grip in the rain and dry. I do plan on driving to the mountains sometimes so I dont really want to get a separate winter set just for that.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-14-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,878
Posted By krnsamiam
My tire size is 205/50-17. I am looking for some...

My tire size is 205/50-17. I am looking for some tires that have good grip on dry and wet roads. I also plan to go to the mountains so I want a tire that can grip good in the snow.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   05-13-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,878
Posted By krnsamiam
2008 WRX - All Season Tires

Hello,

I am looking to get a new pair of all season tires for 2008 WRX Sedan. I have been doing some research and I am coming across a lot of all season tires but I am having a difficult time...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-13-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,621
Posted By krnsamiam
I don't plan on doing any mods to the car just...

I don't plan on doing any mods to the car just keep it stock. As for the engine bay the car is stock, I took a close look at the engine bay and compared it to one that has been modded.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-12-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,621
Posted By krnsamiam
I took the 08 WRX inspected at a mechanic shop...

I took the 08 WRX inspected at a mechanic shop and the only things they found out is Brake Inspection: Front 20% and Rear 30% and need to replace all 4 tires. Needs a new air filter. How much do...
Forum: SoCal WRX Forum   05-10-2012, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By krnsamiam
I contacted the below mechanic shops and either...

I contacted the below mechanic shops and either they are not open any longer or not open on saturday.

Subaru Independent
Cub Machine
Brainstorm performance
SPD TUNING
Performance Dyno Tuning...
Forum: NorCal WRX Forum   05-05-2012, 10:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 661
Posted By krnsamiam
Any recommended Mechanic Shops in Santa Clara for Subaru?

Hello,

I am checking out a 2008 Subaru WRX either this Saturday or next weekend. I wanted to take the WRX into a local Subaru mechanic for them to do a checkup on the car before I decided to...
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-05-2012, 09:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,621
Posted By krnsamiam
synolimit - thanks

synolimit - thanks
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-04-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,621
Posted By krnsamiam
I have another private seller with the below. ...

I have another private seller with the below.

2008 Subaru WRX Hatchback
White
Manual
Miles: 51k
2nd Owner
Everything serviced with receipts
No accidents/clean title
Modified the exhaust and...
Forum: SoCal WRX Forum   05-02-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By krnsamiam
sleepr - thanks, I checked the address and its...

sleepr - thanks, I checked the address and its quite away from where I live and the private seller.

What kind of inspection should I request the mechanics to do on the WRX?
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-02-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,621
Posted By krnsamiam
According to a thread, sale stop on NASIOC the...

According to a thread, sale stop on NASIOC the 09's had engine failures. I am leaning towards going for an 08.
Forum: Newbie Forum   05-02-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,246
Posted By krnsamiam
Synolimit - I read a thread sale stop on NASIOC...

Synolimit - I read a thread sale stop on NASIOC with the 09 having engine failures.

With this said I am leaning towards getting an 08.
Forum: SoCal WRX Forum   05-01-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By krnsamiam
I live in Koreatown near downtown LA, the private...

I live in Koreatown near downtown LA, the private seller lives in burbank.
Forum: SoCal WRX Forum   04-30-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 993
Posted By krnsamiam
Any recommended Mechanic Shops in LA for Subaru?

Hello,

I am checking out a 2008 Subaru WRX either this Saturday or next weekend. I wanted to take the WRX into a local Subaru mechanic for them to do a checkup on the car before I decided to...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-29-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,621
Posted By krnsamiam
The lowest the person can go is $17,500 because...

The lowest the person can go is $17,500 because of that's how much he owes on the car.
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-29-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,621
Posted By krnsamiam
Is this a good deal? 2008 subaru wrx, 40k miles for $17,500

Hello,

I wanted to know if this is a good deal for 2008 Subaru WRX. Here are the specs of the car and the price.

2008 Subaru WRX
Miles: 40k
2nd Owner
Manual
Everything serviced with...
Forum: Newbie Forum   04-28-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,246
Posted By krnsamiam
Difference and problems with 2008 vs 2009 Subaru WRX?

Hello,

I am currently looking into purchasing either a 2008 or 2009 Subaru WRX. I have been doing some research and looking at reviews. What are some of the major differences between the 08 and...
Forum: SoCal WRX Forum   04-26-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By krnsamiam
bump, still looking.

bump, still looking.
Forum: SoCal WRX Forum   04-25-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By krnsamiam
I am now open to both an 08 or 09.

I am now open to both an 08 or 09.
Forum: SoCal WRX Forum   04-24-2012, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By krnsamiam
Oldspower71 - Thank you, I am also open to an...

Oldspower71 - Thank you, I am also open to an 2009.

Bump.
Forum: SoCal WRX Forum   04-24-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 690
Posted By krnsamiam
WTB: 2008 or 2009 Subaru WRX - Los Angeles, CA

Hi,

I am currently looking for a 2008 Subaru WRX, I live in Los Angeles, CA. Please include the mileage, color, pictures, mods, price, location and if its clean or not.

Thank you,
Sam
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