2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS

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2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS

Post by 4g63mightymax » Mon Oct 04, 2010 11:18 am

In a few days, this is my new whip.

2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS
- 5 speed
- Stock everything (notice it isn't in the build section)

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Re: 2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS

Post by 300D50 » Mon Oct 04, 2010 11:20 am

scooby dooby doo!

So, what's being done to it right after you get it?
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Post by 4g63mightymax » Mon Oct 04, 2010 11:23 am

At the very most..... AND over a long period of time I might do:
- New wheels
- Lower suspension
- All new bushings, everywhere
- Maaaaaaybe some wrx body parts, but probably not.

(I have too many projects, I don't want another. I just want a lower mileage awd car to drive daily)
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Re: 2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS

Post by 07xtreme » Tue Oct 05, 2010 9:31 am

honestly, just drive it. there's really nothing you can do to it that'll be worth it. a muff will make it sound like a subie but that's about it. everything else will cost you thirty five bazillion. enjoy the dailyness and just love your truck/impala instead.
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Post by 1ggsx » Tue Oct 05, 2010 9:52 am

I agree with Nick, you really need to work on the Impala :evil: But on a lighter note, good buy :D

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Re: 2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS

Post by 4g63mightymax » Tue Oct 05, 2010 10:05 am

Thank you sirs! Yes, it will stay stock for the most part. I do kind of want it to sound more like a Subaru though, because its a little too quiet. I pick it up on Thursday, and I will clean it and do a photoshoot for you guys this weekend! I cannot wait!!!
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Re: 2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS

Post by 300D50 » Tue Oct 05, 2010 10:06 am

that's the H 4 boxer, right?
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Re: 2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS

Post by 07xtreme » Tue Oct 05, 2010 10:20 am

yea 2.5l n/a H4 boxer...ej25 if you will
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Re: 2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS

Post by 07xtreme » Tue Oct 05, 2010 10:21 am

fun fact: they are called boxer's not because of their box like shape but because the pistons move in a boxing motion
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Re: 2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS

Post by 1ggsx » Tue Oct 05, 2010 10:37 am

Yea you will definitely need to add an exhaust to it, you bought a sweet Subaru, now you must make it sound like one. At WBM for 3 years we meet with a guy who has a N/A Forrester and he has a CAI and Exhaust and it is not loud by any means but has a very nice subie rumble to it.

This is a personal suggestion, I love the fog lights on the WRXs, now some people don't but I like to have them. Is there any rust or anything? I have seen this car and it looked pretty clean.

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Re: 2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS

Post by 300D50 » Tue Oct 05, 2010 1:10 pm

07xtreme wrote:fun fact: they are called boxer's not because of their box like shape but because the pistons move in a boxing motion
Yeah, that was implied by the H :P

Wonder if they'll make 6 cyl version?
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Re: 2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS

Post by knuckshaft » Tue Oct 05, 2010 1:38 pm

Yes they do a 3.0l h6
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Re: 2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS

Post by 4g63mightymax » Tue Oct 05, 2010 3:38 pm

Ross > The car is totally 100% rust free. Even under it is nice and clean. I am toying with the idea of recoating it with fresh undercoating for a little extra rust prevention.
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Re: 2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS

Post by vr4x4 » Tue Oct 05, 2010 5:36 pm

coilovers, exhuast, wheels will be on that car in 1.5 years. Ill put a $1 bet down.
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Re: 2005 Subaru Impreza 2.5 RS

Post by 300D50 » Tue Oct 05, 2010 5:41 pm

I was thinking more like less than 6 months... :)
I'll throw 2 bucks and some pocket lint in.
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