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  1. Hello Just got word that the 2023 Crosstrek Sport with the 6 speed that I ordered on July 11th isn't built yet and will probably get to me in January of next year. Sigh. So.... I thought I'd share an idea I have. The Crosstrek I'm getting Crystal White Pearl. I was thinking that it might be...
  2. I will never use the rails so I got rid of them. Flows much better with the spoiler. Took me 4 hours total with some long breaks in between. The headliner does not have to be dropped.
  3. Just finish checking all the suspension components for 2018, 2022, and Hybrid, seems all the same except the coil spring and struts. Just wondering if any one has compared the ride on Hybrid vs Sports vs 2018 onward. So far people mentioned the new Sports is slightly firmed on the ride, but not...
  4. So I am very new to this forum and just purchased a 2021 limited crosstrek. It will be a daily driver with light occasional off-road use . But I like the look of the off-road wheels and tires . Was looking at 15-17 wheels and found a really nice set of 17 x 8 + 38’s. What are the advantages...
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    I have a 2021 Sport .. iPhone Xs IOS 15.5 CarPlay stopped kicking in!! I can delete everything re-install .. it works a day, then gone, literally the CarPlay icon on the multimefia “car display” vanishes What would cause the CarPlay to Stop! Suddenly without updating car or Phone OS...
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