Hello from Seattle! - Club Crosstrek | Subaru XV Crosstrek Forums
Club Crosstrek | Subaru XV Crosstrek Forums
 


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 10-14-2015, 06:49 PM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2015
Posts: 11
My Vehicle: 2015 XV Crosstrek
Default Hello from Seattle!

Hi everyone,

New member here in Seattle, Washington!

I just bought a '15 XV a little over a month ago. I have decided against tinkering with the engine as to not void my warranty. But in the meantime, I have decided to put some time into the exterior!

I have just bought roof rails and a rhino rack. I plan on also adding a rally light bar with 4 flood lights, tinting the driver and passenger windows, smoking my head and tail lights, new black rims, mud flaps, and off-road tires. In addition, I will be painting all external chrome and silver to a muted black. I expect the process to take about another month or two.

I am still in the process of breaking in the engine (>3,000 miles) but so far I absolutely love it! The manual transmission just loves being above 4k rpm.

I will keep everyone updated with my upgrades to the exterior!

hofferd is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-14-2015, 10:51 PM   #2
Site Team
 
AWDfreak's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 2,940
My Vehicle: 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek 5MT
Default

Welcome to the club!


As far as I'm aware, the owners manual says the break-in period for the engine is 1000 miles, though I would imagine it can't hurt to moderate your driving for another 2000 miles.

If you want a balanced off-road tire choice, the best all-terrains available right now are the Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S in the 215/60R17 tire size.

A fair warning, if you have never experienced all-terrains on pavement, there is significantly reduced emergency braking and handling in the dry. In the wet, the all-terrains shine.

Also, the 215/60R17 size Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S are the closest to stock size all-terrains available on the market.
AWDfreak is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-15-2015, 05:17 AM   #3
Hero Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2014
Posts: 811
Default

Welcome to the club!
__________________
"The secrecy of my job prevents me from knowing what I'm doing."
Hacksaw is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 10-21-2015, 03:49 AM   #4
Member
 
yankee2500's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Posts: 28
My Vehicle: 2015 Silver XV Crosstrek Limited
Default

Welcome from SC
yankee2500 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT. The time now is 12:37 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.