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Forum: Newbie Forum   11-26-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,955
Posted By cDUBB
Thanks guys. Right now I'm leaning on getting 16"...

Thanks guys. Right now I'm leaning on getting 16" steel wheels and winterforce tires. I had them on my old saab and I loved them. I'll check out tirerack and see what sizes they recommend. Also, when...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-24-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,955
Posted By cDUBB
Nice, car looks sick. So you're using 16 x6.5"...

Nice, car looks sick. So you're using 16 x6.5" steel wheels and the 215/55R16 General Altimax Arctic's. I was actually looking at those tires. How do you like them so far? Also, the front brake...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-23-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,955
Posted By cDUBB
Thanks. Ya, I don't live in the rocky mountains,...

Thanks. Ya, I don't live in the rocky mountains, but I live in the northeast and love driving around in the snow, and we're always hitting up the slopes. Right now I have 17" x 8" wheels with the...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-23-2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,955
Posted By cDUBB
Winter tires/wheels for a 2011 WRX hatch

I've been looking around for winter tires and possibly even some wheels for the winter also. Right now I have the stock 17" wheels and the stock Dunlop summer performance tires. They're 235/45/17.
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Forum: Problem Diagnosis   11-12-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 841
Posted By cDUBB
Whirring/whining sound when decelerating in 2nd

Driving home today I noticed a whirring/whining sound when I was in second decelerating from 25mph down to 10 mph or so when I went into neutral to stop. It was a sound that I never heard before so I...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-03-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,920
Posted By cDUBB
Let us know what they say when you bring it to...

Let us know what they say when you bring it to the dealer tomorrow. Since you started this thread, I've been noticing that sometimes when moving the shifter into another gear I feel a little...
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-02-2010, 06:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,920
Posted By cDUBB
Are you sure it's the gears grinding? I have a...

Are you sure it's the gears grinding? I have a 2011 WRX also and I've never noticed the gears grinding, if I'm trying to either upshift or downshift too quickly or at high or low rpms sometimes I...
Forum: Non-Performance Tech   11-01-2010, 09:20 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 23,661
Posted By cDUBB
Nasty car man! grill look sick. the car just...

Nasty car man! grill look sick. the car just looks so stealthy sittin there.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-28-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,995
Posted By cDUBB
It might be, but I've heard that in new cars, or...

It might be, but I've heard that in new cars, or if you install a new clutch for that matter, you might smell the clutch a little until it gets broken in. That's what someone told me. Can anyone...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-28-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,995
Posted By cDUBB
Ya, I'm in the same boat. Except my 2011 WRX is...

Ya, I'm in the same boat. Except my 2011 WRX is my first manual. The first few days I stalled in a bunch at stop signs and lights (even had some pretty nasty bucking broncos because I gave it too...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-27-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 958
Posted By cDUBB
Sorry if I'm reviving an old thread, but I just...

Sorry if I'm reviving an old thread, but I just noticed the same issue. I just picked up my 2011 WRX about 3 weeks ago. It has almost 800 miles on it so far. Just today on my way to work I noticed a...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-26-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,220
Posted By cDUBB
Looks sick. I just picked up my 2011 WRX hatch in...

Looks sick. I just picked up my 2011 WRX hatch in white a few weeks back. I love it. Have fun with it!
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-25-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,710
Posted By cDUBB
I was just planning on using my stock wheels and...

I was just planning on using my stock wheels and buying winter tires. Will winter driving be bad for the stock wheels? I know all the salt and whatnot isn't great for them, but will they get ruined...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-24-2010, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 15,710
Posted By cDUBB
I'm in the same situation as well. I can't afford...

I'm in the same situation as well. I can't afford 4 wheels and tires right now, so for this winter season I plan on just buying 4 winter tires, then maybe next year buy 4 wheels to use just in the...
Forum: Problem Diagnosis   10-20-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,523
Posted By cDUBB
Condensation in headlight casing

I just got a 2011 Subaru WRX hatch. I've noticed that on cold mornings or when it's raining condensation will collect in the inner bottom area of the headlight casing. If it's sunny the condensation...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-19-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,515
Posted By cDUBB
Sounds good. I'll give it a go tomorrow morning...

Sounds good. I'll give it a go tomorrow morning and I'll let you know if it goes away or not. Thanks a bunch.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-19-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,515
Posted By cDUBB
Now that I think about it. It only does it when...

Now that I think about it. It only does it when my engine is still cold. In the morning when I leave the house to go to work, or at the end of the day when I back out of the parking space to leave...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-18-2010, 07:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,515
Posted By cDUBB
Strange noise when going from reverse to first

I've had my WRX for about 2-3 weeks now and I'm noticing a strange noise when I shift from reverse to first. I hear I when I back out of parking spaces or my driveway. I'll put it in reverse, slip...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-16-2010, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By cDUBB
None at the moment. I'm still getting used to the...

None at the moment. I'm still getting used to the car and still haven't broken it in yet. When I do though, I think that my first mod though will be the exhaust. I've heard that's one of the "weaker"...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-15-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By cDUBB
Ya i know. The STI has sportier suspension,...

Ya i know. The STI has sportier suspension, thicker sway bars, more horsepower and torque, 6 speed transmission, different exhaust, different tires and rims, etc. The STI was just out of my price...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-15-2010, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By cDUBB
Thanks a bunch. Ya, that's one of the reason's I...

Thanks a bunch. Ya, that's one of the reason's I waiting for the 2011s to come out. I was looking at a 2010 a few months back, but for some reason it just looked too much like the Impreza. It didn't...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-15-2010, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 632
Posted By cDUBB
question about launching

I'm fairly new to stick. Used to drive my girlfriends manual around every now and then, but I've had an automatic for the last 5-6 years. I now have a 2011 WRX hatch. Reading other forums about...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-15-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,468
Posted By cDUBB
Thanks. That's kinda what I figured. I needa work...

Thanks. That's kinda what I figured. I needa work on easing on/off and feathering the gas and little more delicately. I'll give it a go on the ride home from work today. Good to know it's normal.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-14-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,468
Posted By cDUBB
Sorta. My fiance has a manual that I learned on a...

Sorta. My fiance has a manual that I learned on a few years back, but she sold it last year. I used to drive her car around every now and then, but this is my first manual and I'm slowly learning how...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-14-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,468
Posted By cDUBB
New WRX owner, question about first and second gear

Hey guys. Picked up my new 2011 WRX hatch last week. Love it, however every day I drive to work I sit in a bunch of traffic for a while. I've noticed that when I'm creeping in first (5-10 mph,...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-13-2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 937
Posted By cDUBB
Just picked up my new WRX

Hey guys,

Just picked up my new car, 2011 WRX hatch, and I'm lovin' it. Haven't driven stick in a while though so still getting used to driving with three pedals and getting a feel for the clutch....
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