SubiSpeed V1 Type A Paint Matched Vortex Generator (USDM) - 15-16 WRX & STI / 17 WRX with 6.2" Starlink Radio / 18* WRX & STI


SKU: ss-15wrx-vortex-v1-pm

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We have taken the original OLM vortex generator and added a paint matched finish to it.

We have a Subaru dealer paint these for a perfect match. No guessing here. Attaches with automotive grade double sided adhesive (included). ABS plastic construction with a paint matched.

NOTE: Please read the differences between Type A and Type B vortex generators in the description below.
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SubiSpeed Paint Matched Version 1 Vortex Generator - Type A

This vortex generator is larger than the OEM model in all dimensions. It fully extends to the rain gutters and surrounds the factory antenna.

ABS plastic construction with a *paint matched finish.

2015-2016 & 2017 Vehicle Fitment

ALL 2015-2016 WRX & STI models CAN use this vortex generator. The charge below highlights the 2017 models it can fit in green. Note that if you have a 7 inch Starlink headunit, it will not fit. However, if you have a 6.2 inch Starlink radio, it will.

  • 2015-2016 WRX
  • 2015-2016 STI
  • 2017 WRX Premium with STANDARD 6.2" Starlink Radio

The image below shows the 2017 models the Type A vortex generator fits (in green).

2017 Model Lineup

2018 Vehicle Fitment

Subaru has been changing things up a lot over the last couple of years. If your antenna measures front to back approximately, 9 1/8" inches, you can use this vortex generator. However, if your antenna is approximately 8 1/2" from front to back, please use the 2015-2016 model OLM / SubiSpeed Vortex generators.

  • 8 1/2" long antenna - use this vortex generators (Type A)
  • 9 1/8" long antenna - use 2017 version vortex generators (Type B)

Bolder Design

While the Subaru OEM vortex generator is a neat addition to the 2015+ WRX / STI, OLM's version makes a bolder statement. One of the biggest gripes was that the factory piece did not go all the way to the sides of the vehicle or the back. It also stops half way up the antenna.

Using automotive grade double sided adhesive tape (supplied), the SubiSpeed Vortex Generator can be installed with ease. Alignment is simple because it goes around the antenna and the sides rest in the rain gutters.

Vortex Generator Comparison

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NOTE: Please do not apply Isopropyl Alcohol to the Vortex Generator during the installation process. This may lead to discoloration. Alcohol is intended for cleaning the vehicle installation surface only.

NOTE 2: Due to shipping, some minor polishing may be required. Additional packaging materials were used to combat damage as well. Please refer to pictures

This Part Fits

  • 2015-2019 STI SubiSpeed V1 Type A Paint Matched Vortex Generator (USDM)
  • 2015-2019 WRX SubiSpeed V1 Type A Paint Matched Vortex Generator (USDM)


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  1. Great visual mod

    By Cristian June 13, 2017

    I got the cwp color it looks great but I didn't get the supplied tape adhesive which was kinda disappointing so I had to go and buy some of my own , there were minor scratches and it was tricky getting the piece to fit perfectly but other than that I still love the vortex generator and I would recommend getting it my car looks so much better !

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