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Badger's BRZ

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I picked up my 2015 BRZ back in November 2018 direct from Subaru in Cambridge with 14k miles on the clock. I am the 2nd owner as the 1st owner sold the car back to Subaru as he was unable to drive it due to ill health.

I attended the Museum of Power Cars and Coffee event less than 24 hours of picking the car up. (Picture taken by the event below)

 

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The 1st thing I did was fit a Pioneer AVH-Z5000DAB head unit (ordered before collecting the car) with Apple Car Play (work phone) & Android Auto (personal phone), this was chosen as I could have both phones connected via Bluetooth at the same time, little did I know the BRZ doesn't have DAB in the UK even though the radio has a DAB button, I tried a DAB aerial split, which didn't work with the shark fin, I tired a mag mount mounted upside down in the boot which was better but still wasn't great, so I took the plunge and replace the Sharkfin aerial with a proper DAB / FM aerial. Having used this for trips to Norwich and back the signal doesn't drop out (like the other half's Duster). The other high priority item was to fit a reverse camera (Fensport) so I didn't back into anything as the rear visibility is limited at the best of times and my driveway is tight between 2 houses. 

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After this I decided to address the other shortfall with the BRZ, the lack of boot luggage nets or clips. I brought a net off eBay and a Summit Racing C Pillar brace which was really easy to fit once I had worked out where it went, I have since hung a net from the brace and removed the dangling straps.

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Then the Saturday just gone I got bored and decided to fit the HKS Intake Duct and HKS panel filter, which involved taking the front bumper off, I cant belive how difficult it is to take the side repeaters off.

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Difference between OEM and HKS

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Future plans are HKS UEL manifold, cross over pipe and exhaust with remap.

18" Rota GRA Wheels in Gold with Michelin Pilot Sport Tyres

Tein Coilovers with EDC

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does the rear brace make much of a difference?
I think so. Came back from Norfolk with the seats folded and the car seemed a bit stiffer. Mainly fitted it to put a luggage net on

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