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  1. Subaru BRZ Problems, Recalls and Troubleshooting
    Intermittent center dash vibration/ rattle since brand new. Music and road bumps Make it rattle. Noise is loud and sometimes only lasts a few minutes to half hour. May appear once or twice a day then disappear for two weeks. 2018 BRZ 50th Anniversary. Anyone else have this?
  2. Subaru BRZ Engine and Technical Discussion
    My Subaru, upon start up in the morning has a tendency to have a slight rough idle and vibration in the cabin (while it is trying to find the idle). Once warmed up, a minor vibration at a stop light. Vehicle has only 3,500 miles. I was told by the dealer (went in to check out), that the car...
  3. New Member Introductions
    when my car is cold and I start of the back end vibrates like it slips it only has 750km on it. it crunches in 2nd gear to when cold anyone else have this problem the BRZ is my16
  4. Subaru BRZ Problems, Recalls and Troubleshooting
    I was doing my 18,500 mile inspection and noticed that the bolts for the black fiberglass underbody panel do not cinch down on the panel and hold it tight against the body. The panel is free to move up and down about a millimeter and I'm wondering if it is the cause of a vibration I hear at...
  5. Subaru BRZ Exterior and Body
    I had two steel rods made at a machine shop to fit in the tow ring ports in the rear of the BRZ. Cost $170 Then I purchased a Yakima Boa kit kit which allows you to connect the bike to each rod. $65 then bought a lock to fit bike kit $30 But after doing all that. I realized that my old long...
  6. Subaru BRZ General Discussion Forum
    I know some of you have been looking for a decent video clip...hopefully this helps in your decision! It sounds soooo good in person! This is the resonated version BTW Yes, i know the BRZ is dirty :p
  7. Subaru BRZ Problems, Recalls and Troubleshooting
    I have been having noticing this noise for a while now. I only hear it while I'm drastically slowing down (highway ramps/ stop lights etc.) It only lasts for a little over a second. It sounds to have very specific intervals of pitch- almost like dragging a stick vertically down vinyl siding...
  8. Subaru BRZ Problems, Recalls and Troubleshooting
    So I started noticing my rearview mirror vibrating a few weeks ago... Took my BRZ in yesterday for a tire rotation/oil change... Two blocks from leaving the dealership and my rearview mirror fell off. I went back and they said there was a defect in how Subaru manufactures them... Something...
  9. Subaru BRZ General Discussion Forum
    Anyone notice the Subaru safety cage construction? If you look at the car head on, and just off center, you can see how the A pillars curve toward the pagoda roof, this is part of the cage construction visible on the outside of the car. And another thing - Has anyone noticed the rearview...
  10. Subaru BRZ General Discussion Forum
    I'm curious if anyone has developed any problems with their 1st run BRZs so far. Has it proven to be reliable? Is the engine still going strong or has the interior fallen apart yet?
  11. Subaru BRZ General Discussion Forum
    Hey guys i wanted to get rid of my sound tube cause it was really annoying on the freeway as i touched the accelerator. So instead of plugging it up or anything like that i simply taped it with some sort of foil that i found at my house. It's fairly sticky and not as thin as it looks. I just...
  12. Subaru BRZ Engine and Technical Discussion
    TWM also makes high quality weighted and countersunk shift knobs. Scion FR-S Short Throw Shifter
  13. Subaru BRZ Problems, Recalls and Troubleshooting
    Has anyone else had issues with leaking rear taillight covers which both mine had to be replaced. A pressure washer has never touched the car. Also drivers side window squeaks when opening despite 3 trips to the dealer who insist they lube it up each time only to have it start again within a...
  14. Subaru BRZ Audio and Navigation
    Hi folks, I've been having a terrible time with the door speakers - the "bass" is boomy, not clear, no definition, can't get rid of the muddled sounds with the equalizer, etc. since I got my BRZ. I didn't want to "go nuts" with the sound system (which I've done many times before), but just...
  15. Subaru BRZ Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Whether you're a track junkie or just enjoy a good weekend drive once in awhile, eventually you'll need new brake pads. Hawk Performance produces some of the best brake pads around, and we offer three different options to suit you individual needs. All three of these brake pad options are now...
  16. Subaru BRZ General Discussion Forum
    The FA20 found in our cars has made it to the list of Ward's auto 10 best engines!
  17. Subaru BRZ Problems, Recalls and Troubleshooting
    Hi Guys, Have you experienced vibration in your Shift Knob in Manual Transmission? I just compare it in my two old car with Manual transmission i don't experience so much vibration compare to my BRZ. I don't know if this is normal in Subaru Manual Transmission. I got 100 miles Odometer reading...
  18. Subaru BRZ Engine and Technical Discussion
    Billet Pro Shop are coming out very soon with a short shifter for us! Supposedly it reduces throw 25% and is .375'' shorter. heres a prototype thats being tested as of now. Pre-orders will be available as of this week on their site and the shifters should be ready to ship in 2-3 weeks!
  19. Subaru BRZ General Discussion Forum
    Just thought I would ask around and see what kind of mileage people have on thir cars. I'm t 7000km and loving it!!!! Loves to be driven hard just recently pushed her hard enough to cause brake fade!!! Woo hoo lofs of fun in the twisties
  20. Subaru BRZ Problems, Recalls and Troubleshooting
    So I've been reading about other people's problems on the inter web about this problem that some are having with the CEL and rough idle, sounds like a royal pain. So far it hasn't hit me but I'm going to keep an eye out for it. I just got back from an amazing drive in the canyons and using the...