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Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   12-20-2013, 09:46 PM
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Posted By poontangler
Only 50 mph? I'm in the market for a set myself....

Only 50 mph? I'm in the market for a set myself. no suggestions, but depending where you are, there are some for sale on this forum. Also read the threads, this has been covered.
Forum: Tri State WRX Forum   12-20-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By poontangler
That was a play on words. I ordered the 2014...

That was a play on words. I ordered the 2014 through the dealership...... built and shipped from Japan obviously.
Forum: The Hangout   12-19-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 481
Posted By poontangler
You're on a WRX forum, that should answer your...

You're on a WRX forum, that should answer your question.
Forum: Tri State WRX Forum   12-16-2013, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By poontangler
i'm not sure if a wrx is the right choice for him...

i'm not sure if a wrx is the right choice for him right now, but if the right one comes along... i'm thinking a Civic would be more economical, maybe even an si. Good idea expanding your search...
Forum: Tri State WRX Forum   12-12-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By poontangler
There's a couple on craigslist in the area right...

There's a couple on craigslist in the area right now that seem reasonably priced. not sure if the model/year suits you. If I can get my bmw sold, I might buy one for my son. There's an 02 bugeye...
Forum: Newbie Forum   12-12-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,394
Posted By poontangler
I did the same thing to my BMW in March, about 2...

I did the same thing to my BMW in March, about 2 weeks after I bought it. Lost my thoughts for one second as i was approaching the parking curb, put a very unsightly crack and chipped the paint...
Forum: The Hangout   12-11-2013, 02:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
I've actually been a member since 2010 when I...

I've actually been a member since 2010 when I bought my first wrx (06) But you are correct, I always take pride in my cars. I'm excited to make a few minor upgrades, mostly cosmetic, maybe exhaust...
Forum: The Hangout   12-10-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
sweet. Mine is filthy, two snow storms the first...

sweet. Mine is filthy, two snow storms the first week and put over 400 miles on it just driving around town. Got medical clearance to return to work !!! mud flaps and tint coming right up.
Forum: The Hangout   12-09-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
I was being sarcastic..... I was considering...

I was being sarcastic..... I was considering putting 13 temporarily, but what would that accomplish ? i'll get to it when they get to it. I wish I wasn't out of work sick right now, no money for...
Forum: The Hangout   12-09-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
come on , I updated my pic. ! I messaged them...

come on , I updated my pic. ! I messaged them about it anyway, i'm sure they'll make the adjustment.
Forum: The Hangout   12-09-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
Can't select 2014 as a model year...

Can't select 2014 as a model year...
Forum: The Hangout   12-09-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
congrats !! upload pics. we got about 7 inches...

congrats !! upload pics. we got about 7 inches of snow yesterday. I had forgotten how nice it was driving a wrx in it. Did circles around everyone.
Forum: The Hangout   12-07-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
Which blue? I didn't mind waiting, and have...

Which blue? I didn't mind waiting, and have learned not to impulse buy or settle, that leads to ex-wives. I ordered the car so I could get exactly what I wanted, not what was available on a lot. I...
Forum: The Hangout   12-05-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
it really does, I noticed that tonight when I was...

it really does, I noticed that tonight when I was parked near a street light. my gf said " it looks like it has pearlescent or something" haha
Forum: The Hangout   12-05-2013, 10:34 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
It is beautiful. I had a tough time deciding,...

It is beautiful. I had a tough time deciding, but I know I made the right choice. First order of business is 35% ceramic tint, then i'll do the hids, and fogs.
Forum: Tri State WRX Forum   12-05-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By poontangler
I'm in the area. There must be tons of people...

I'm in the area. There must be tons of people around, I see wrx's everywhere. Are you buying new or used? I bought a '14 from Delaware Subaru, took three months to get it.
Forum: The Hangout   12-05-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
A couple pics. The bimmer is for sale now.

A couple pics. The bimmer is for sale now.
Forum: The Hangout   12-03-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
Picked up the car tonight. Took exactly 90 days...

Picked up the car tonight. Took exactly 90 days to get here, took a few days for me to pick it up. swp, looks sharp.
Forum: Newbie Forum   11-21-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 554
Posted By poontangler
definitely walk, but also keep in mind that rust...

definitely walk, but also keep in mind that rust doesn't only come from road salt and northern exposure. what do you think happens when a car is flooded by say, hurricane? Flood cars are way more...
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-21-2013, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 431
Posted By poontangler
When did you place your order? Placed mine 8/30,...

When did you place your order? Placed mine 8/30, and they still have no info.
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-21-2013, 03:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,368
Posted By poontangler
I also ordered a swp hatch. I placed my order...

I also ordered a swp hatch. I placed my order August 30, and checked on it through S.O.A. last week and they told me they don't see my name on any of my dealerships orders, and the ones they had...
Forum: The Hangout   10-16-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
i might just do that. Called the salesman...

i might just do that. Called the salesman yesterday and asked for the vin or invoice, and he told me there wasn't one in the system yet......
Forum: Newbie Forum   10-12-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By poontangler
The 08 has 224 hp/ 226 ft lbs tq, whereas the 09...

The 08 has 224 hp/ 226 ft lbs tq, whereas the 09 increased to 265/244 respectively. That alone would steer me towards at least an 09. You will likely find one for a comparable price.

Don't get...
Forum: The Hangout   10-09-2013, 11:59 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
My salesman told me "we'll call you when it's...

My salesman told me "we'll call you when it's here", but i'm going to ask for that invoice number.
Forum: The Hangout   10-08-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
Still no word on my delivery date.... i'm...

Still no word on my delivery date.... i'm wondering if they can at least tell me when it's physically en-route from Japan, so I know when to get my current driver listed for sale.
Forum: The Hangout   09-17-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
All good points, although if you're actually...

All good points, although if you're actually getting the entire assembly for the seemingly high price, whereas aftermarket is simply the lever and bushings for half the price, that doesn't sound so...
Forum: The Hangout   09-16-2013, 07:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
just did some reading, which I should have done...

just did some reading, which I should have done to begin with regarding sts. I will call the dealer tomorrow and cancel the option and opt for aftermarket, but, it does appear that the factory...
Forum: The Hangout   09-16-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
Same page? we haven't been on the same page...

Same page? we haven't been on the same page since this thread turned from my initial request to the current topic of shifters......??? When I decided to add the sts,I knew it came with, or I...
Forum: The Hangout   09-16-2013, 12:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
I like options, too, but I don't like paying...

I like options, too, but I don't like paying interest on them. The short throw was the exception because it requires disassembly of the console, but anything else I have an interest in can be added...
Forum: The Hangout   09-15-2013, 10:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
32k ? not me pal. $25,500 for the base, which I...

32k ? not me pal. $25,500 for the base, which I was happy with, but i'll still have to pay 3.75 % tax, which f'n blows. Unless I trade my bmw, then i'd only have to pay 3.75% on the difference.
Forum: The Hangout   09-15-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
I doubt it would take that long. Subaru would...

I doubt it would take that long. Subaru would not have to retool the assembly plant since they didn't make any changes for the new model year. That is typically what delays production. And as I...
Forum: The Hangout   09-15-2013, 08:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,926
Posted By poontangler
Anyone else order a '14 wrx?

First of all i'd like to inform anyone who wonders about changes to the 2014, there are none that I could notice, other than a $200 price increase. I decided after thinking long and hard to purchase...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-13-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By poontangler
Thanks everyone for the input. I called the...

Thanks everyone for the input. I called the c.u., and informed them of the title. They said I needed to inspect it in my state(de.) since it currently has a Pa. title. As long as it passes...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-09-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By poontangler
I agree. Before I do anything, I have to contact...

I agree. Before I do anything, I have to contact state farm, and my credit union with the newfound info. If everything checks out, i'll buy it, especially if i can lowball him even more.

It has...
Forum: Newbie Forum   08-09-2011, 10:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 791
Posted By poontangler
'08 wrx for $13,000.00 ????

I currently have an '06 wrx, but recently came across a guy selling an '08 for $13,000.00
Obviously that price is very low for that year, and with good reason. I found out the car has a "clear...
Forum: Articles: Misc. How-To's   11-27-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,595
Posted By poontangler
2006 wrx heat/ac controls

I'm about to buy an '06 wrx, and not knowing much about them, I did notice the heat/ac control dials on the center console look like '04 controls. The date on the id badge is 04/06 so I was thinking...
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