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Old 08-01-2019, 04:51 PM   #57
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Nah. I'm in the market for a couple of these

https://www.amazon.com/Bose-Aviation.../dp/B010FTYIUS

and an good intercom system.

Or, perhaps a couple of pair of https://industrialsafety.honeywell.c...n/earplugs/max
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Old 08-02-2019, 08:15 AM   #58
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How can I avoid the road noise?
Definitely don't drive on winter tires in the summer, that's for sure...
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Old 09-06-2019, 04:03 PM   #59
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Exactly. Subaru built a car that is exciting to drive, all of the time. The noise forms part of the driver engagement which produces that excitement. The steering feel, shift action, the lively suspension and the very busy high revving engine all make their contributions.



It doesn't matter that the radio is crap, just doesn't matter.


The radio is one of the last things I think about when driving my car. And actually I think the speakers sound decent. Lol The volume knob is missing in my car and I still havenít gotten around to replacing it. *shrug*


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The radio is one of the last things I think about when driving my car.
I always said the same thing, but the speakers are pretty bad on this car lol Not that I was expecting some crazy good sound system or anything, but you canít really listen to music at a good volume without it sounding all fucked up. No Iím not blasting music in the car lmao. I donít know maybe itís just me
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I always said the same thing, but the speakers are pretty bad on this car lol Not that I was expecting some crazy good sound system or anything, but you canít really listen to music at a good volume without it sounding all fucked up. No Iím not blasting music in the car lmao. I donít know maybe itís just me
The stock radio desperately needs a sub. The subaru sub is not very good, but it makes the radio sound 1000 times better. Usually a mid range aftermarket head unit will make the speakers sound much better.
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https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires...Speed+Rated%29


About an 80% (Subjective to my hearing)reduction in road noise over the stock ones but still with a ultra high performance tire that is truly amazing. I will never buy another type of tire again.

When asked how to make an S2000 bearable as a daily commuter, Mark Sanew (SavageGeese on Youtube) recommended quiet all season tires and Ohlins DFV dampers.


I've driven Twins with really cheap tires (Mirada Sport GT2) versus Primacy HPs, and the really cheap tires were much louder. Both cars had the sound tube plugged and were otherwise stock. I would be very interested in the Pilot Sport A/S 3+ for tire noise reduction.
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