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Forum: Exterior and Body   Yesterday, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 32
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Take a look at the PDF attached to this...

Take a look at the PDF attached to this (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f80/removing-exterior-lower-plastic-door-trim-110288/#post1199508) forum post. :wink:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding...
Forum: Exterior and Body   Yesterday, 10:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 32
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
The cladding is held on with double sided trim...

The cladding is held on with double sided trim tape & there holes... slots that they fit into.

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal...
Forum: New Member Introductions   Yesterday, 10:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
I bought mine as a retirement gift to myself. ...

I bought mine as a retirement gift to myself. The plan is to install a VF48 with a stage 2 protune, but my house repair projects have taken priority over this fun project. :frown:

Perhaps this...
Forum: Forester Shopping   Yesterday, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Those compression reading will give you a better...

Those compression reading will give you a better ideal of how serious & how soon you'll need to address the problem. :wink:

BTW, I purchased my '07 FSXT North of Seattle at a Chevy dealership.
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Forum: New Member Introductions   Yesterday, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

Congratulations on the Forester purchase. :cool:

BTW, I can view the first picture, the one of the interior? :confused:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT...
Forum: Forester Shopping   Yesterday, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 99
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
What are the compression readings? :confused: ...

What are the compression readings? :confused:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobbys-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/#post620926)] ['03 X MODding Journal...
Forum: Lighting and Electrical   Yesterday, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 51
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Many '06-'08 owners upgrade to '08 Sports blacked...

Many '06-'08 owners upgrade to '08 Sports blacked out headlights. They're expensive at $300 each for factory/OEM. Aftermarket headlights can be found on Amazon for about 1/2 that. :wink:
...
Forum: Wheels and Tires   02-05-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
I get my tires & wheels at my local Les Schwab...

I get my tires & wheels at my local Les Schwab tire center. :wink:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobbys-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/#post620926)] ['03 X...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   02-05-2016, 10:33 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 395,414
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
The...

The http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f113/5-fix-42085/#post474490 was first posted on this forum 8 years ago, so it costs more now. :icon_eek:

The $5 fix also assumes you have the needed...
Forum: Forester Shopping   02-04-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
I see this is your first forum post, so welcome...

I see this is your first forum post, so welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

The head gaskets can be problematic on the '03 & the repair could cost as much or more than the asking price.
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Forum: Vehicles For Sale   02-04-2016, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Check the craigslist link on this previous post: ...

Check the craigslist link on this previous post: http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f93/2008-forester-xt-5spd-wrb-566442/#post5715426 :wink:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-04-2016, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 67
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobbys-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/#post620926)] ['03 X MODding Journal...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-03-2016, 10:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 120
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobbys-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/#post620926)] ['03 X MODding Journal...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   02-03-2016, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
  ('03-'05) Heater fan problem.
Views: 201
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
The cabin filter was optional in '03. My son's...

The cabin filter was optional in '03. My son's '03 X did come with one installed.

I'd recommend having one installed to keep the dust & debris out. :wink:

Take a look at this...
Forum: Interior and Electronics   02-03-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Always glad to help. Let us know how this turns...

Always glad to help. Let us know how this turns out. :confused:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobbys-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/#post620926)] ['03 X...
Forum: Exterior and Body   02-03-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
  (All Years) Paint Touch Up Tips?
Views: 116
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
In my opinion, touch up paint is a band-aid. ...

In my opinion, touch up paint is a band-aid. It's used to seal the painted surface to prevent rusting... stop the damage from progressing. It will never look as good as a body shop repair. :wink:
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Forum: Interior and Electronics   02-03-2016, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 87
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
I expected my son to have problems, but to my...

I expected my son to have problems, but to my surprise, he was able to program the new key/fob on his first try! It took me several times to program the key/fob into my Forester. :icon_eek:
...
Forum: Interior and Electronics   02-03-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 87
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
I don't believe having a security system or not...

I don't believe having a security system or not matters, if you can't get into the programming mode. :confused:

In my experience, the main cause of not getting into the programming mode is how the...
Forum: Interior and Electronics   02-03-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 87
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
The programming would be the same as my son's '03...

The programming would be the same as my son's '03 X. Take a look here (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/alex-s-pbp-03-x-avo-turbo-kit-70917/index21.html#post3514777) at the simplified......
Forum: Interior and Electronics   02-03-2016, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Okay, my thought was that there was an error from...

Okay, my thought was that there was an error from the factory, but if the shade was there & the slots uncovered, then the shade must have been installed.

I measured the shade on my '07 FSXT...
Forum: Interior and Electronics   02-02-2016, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
That's VERY strange! :icon_eek: Questions:...

That's VERY strange! :icon_eek:

Questions: :confused:

• So the trim doesn't look like it's been pushed outward?
• Did your '03 not come with a privacy shade & one was provided?
• Were the...
Forum: Lighting and Electrical   02-02-2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
The high pitched sound from that buzzer/chiper...

The high pitched sound from that buzzer/chiper usually means the circuitry has gotten wet. This usually happens in areas that salt the roads in the winter. Some have opened it up, dried it out &...
Forum: Lighting and Electrical   02-02-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
It sounds like your options are to replace it or...

It sounds like your options are to replace it or remove it. If you remove it, you won't get the audible chirp when you lock or unlock the doors.

I'm not sure how that chirper... Subaru calls it a...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   02-02-2016, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
  ('03-'05) Heater fan problem.
Views: 201
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Thanks for updating your thread! :cool: Was...

Thanks for updating your thread! :cool:

Was there a cabin filter installed in your '03 XS? :confused:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-02-2016, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 67
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobbys-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/#post620926)] ['03 X MODding Journal...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   02-02-2016, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
My guess is is the window motor. :confused: ...

My guess is is the window motor. :confused:

Use care when you remove the door card to access the motor. I've seen where members have pulled the switch apart when they were trying to disconnect...
Forum: Interior and Electronics   02-02-2016, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
I double checked the measurements & what I posted...

I double checked the measurements & what I posted above is correct.

Questions: :confused:

• Have you checked the mounts, on either side, to make sure they aren't pushed outward?
• Any chance...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-02-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 77
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

Nice color Forester, thanks for posting pictures. :cool:

Don't forget to update your "Public Profile". :wink:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding...
Forum: Interior and Electronics   02-02-2016, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 260
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
'03-'08 fitment is the same. Comes in 2 flavors,...

'03-'08 fitment is the same. Comes in 2 flavors, gray or beige.

The measurement, not including the tab that fits in to the slots is 53-1/4". The insertion tabs add about an inch... 1/2" on each...
Forum: General Forum   02-02-2016, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 330
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
I buy my Subaru parts from Jackie,...

I buy my Subaru parts from Jackie, SubaruPartsGirl here on the forum, a supporting vendor & a parts wiz!
She's with Annapolis Subaru & her direct number is (866) 509-3019.

She always tells me if...
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