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Forum: Europe   Yesterday, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By pleiad7
http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f75/kyb-ex...

http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f75/kyb-excel-g-part-numbers-sf-55881/
Forum: Exterior and Body   Yesterday, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 52
Posted By pleiad7
Paint or plasti-dip it! Have a look at these...

Paint or plasti-dip it! Have a look at these threads:

http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f80/paint-bottom-middle-section-rear-bumper-117233/...
Forum: News, Rumors and Media   Yesterday, 12:49 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 767
Posted By pleiad7
From the list I only like Meridian. But I have a...

From the list I only like Meridian. But I have a degree in Geography and make maps for a living, so I might be biased...
Forum: News, Rumors and Media   Yesterday, 09:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 767
Posted By pleiad7
Flying Vajayjay...

Flying Vajayjay (http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/subarus-flying-vagina-has-been-shot-down/) - in keeping with tradition.
Forum: Subaruforester Help Desk   Yesterday, 09:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By pleiad7
I don't disagree agree with you, I think it's...

I don't disagree agree with you, I think it's preferable to leave the price in the listing as a courtesy to others who may be looking for a ballpark figure to put on their own item. Personally I...
Forum: Interior and Electronics   05-27-2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 410
Views: 163,085
Posted By pleiad7
The '06 has a different airbag system than the...

The '06 has a different airbag system than the '05. '06 requires weight/proximity sensors in the seat base for the occupant detection system, which the '05 seats don't have. Here's a link to an old...
Forum: Suspension and Handling   05-27-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By pleiad7
If the goal is to go back to stock ride height...

If the goal is to go back to stock ride height and the budget is $600, I'd start with a new set of KYB GR-2 struts (OEM replacements with slightly stiffer damping rates) and then either buy a set of...
Forum: Subaruforester Help Desk   05-27-2015, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By pleiad7
While we're on the subject of classifieds thread...

While we're on the subject of classifieds thread etiquette... :smile: I try to sweep the FS forums about once a week or so (well, at the very least once a month) by using the search keyword "sold." ...
Forum: Lighting and Electrical   05-27-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 176
Posted By pleiad7
The search function is your friend... :wink: ...

The search function is your friend... :wink:

http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f85/roof-basket-auxillary-lighting-how-164449/
Forum: Exterior and Body   05-27-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,186
Posted By pleiad7
I'm confused... are you talking about the lip? ...

I'm confused... are you talking about the lip? The second FSTi picture doesn't have spats.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v481/Zapjackson/forestersti.jpg

If you mean the black lip, I would...
Forum: Vehicles For Sale   05-26-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By pleiad7
OK peeps... enough with the "feelers" already. ...

OK peeps... enough with the "feelers" already.

Please read the rules: http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f93/please-read-before-posting-forum-117775/
Forum: Vehicles For Sale   05-26-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 608
Posted By pleiad7
http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f93/please...

http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f93/please-read-before-posting-forum-117775/
Forum: Car Care   05-26-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By pleiad7
303 is a protectant against UV damage, not a...

303 is a protectant against UV damage, not a dressing with dyes, i.e. it won't color your plastics black, if that's what you're looking for. Think of it as sunscreen. If you want something to...
Forum: Tire and Wheel Tech   05-26-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 345
Posted By pleiad7
In my experience all of the major tire chains in...

In my experience all of the major tire chains in this area (Big O, America'sTire/Discount Tire, Les Schwab) just plain refused. We found a locally owned tire shop that agreed to the repair for $20. ...
Forum: Exterior and Body   05-26-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By pleiad7
Yes, look here:...

Yes, look here: http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f179/group-buy-98-08-14-forester-15-wrx-sti-no-drill-front-license-plate-adapter-456833/
Forum: Exterior and Body   05-26-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By pleiad7
I'd say that depends on the dealer. In a state...

I'd say that depends on the dealer. In a state that doesn't require front plates you probably stand a better chance of receiving your car with an undrilled bumper if you request it that way.
Forum: Subaruforester Help Desk   05-26-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 375
Posted By pleiad7
Although it's definitely useful information when...

Although it's definitely useful information when trying to research the value of specific items, we can't force people to disclose their selling prices. You might try and PM the seller(s) and ask...
Forum: Exterior and Body   05-26-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 538
Posted By pleiad7
Usually, yes. There are two dimples spaced to...

Usually, yes. There are two dimples spaced to fit North American plates between the factory holes. You have to be very firm with the dealer if you don't want them to drill, since it's usually part...
Forum: Tire and Wheel Tech   05-25-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 345
Posted By pleiad7
It's a liability issue for tire shops and most...

It's a liability issue for tire shops and most will refuse to plug it when the puncture is that close to the sidewall. However, try a few different tire shops and you might find one that's willing...
Forum: Suspension and Handling   05-25-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 4
  ('09-'13) Quiet End Links
Views: 128
Posted By pleiad7
Personally I've never heard a peep from my...

Personally I've never heard a peep from my Kartboy endlinks in the 11+ years they've been on the car, but some here have reported getting some noise with them installed. You might find this thread...
Forum: The Relatives   05-25-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 688
Posted By pleiad7
Anything you ever wanted to know about the...

Anything you ever wanted to know about the Crosstrek (oar any other Subaru for that matter): 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek research webpage- Premium, Special Edition, Limited, Hybrid, Hybrid Touring...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   05-25-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 314
Posted By pleiad7
scully006 - I merged both of your threads since...

scully006 - I merged both of your threads since they're covering the same topic, and moved it to the more appropriate section.
Forum: General Forum   05-25-2015, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By pleiad7
Start by listing it in the forum's classifieds...

Start by listing it in the forum's classifieds section?

Vehicles For Sale - Subaru Forester Owners Forum (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f93/)
Forum: Parts For Sale   05-24-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,011
Posted By pleiad7
Please repost your listing with a complete list...

Please repost your listing with a complete list and descriptions of available items in the body of your post - NOT just a link to a Craigslist ad - as per our classifieds guidelines...
Forum: Tire and Wheel Tech   05-23-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By pleiad7
Check out the tire calculator sticky too:...

Check out the tire calculator sticky too: http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f72/tire-size-calculator-info-compare-tires-wheels-graphical-demonstration-220842/
Forum: Engine and Exhaust   05-23-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,624
Posted By pleiad7
I doubt the brakes will need a breaking-in...

I doubt the brakes will need a breaking-in procedure - I've never heard of such a thing aside from bedding in brand new pads after installing them. For engine break-in check your owners manual for...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   05-22-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By pleiad7
This should answer your question... :wink: The...

This should answer your question... :wink: The belt is usually not the weak link in the system - more often than not it's a seized idler that takes out the belt:...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   05-22-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 345
Posted By pleiad7
^^Makes sense, the turbo ones just tend to go...

^^Makes sense, the turbo ones just tend to go earlier. Mine lasted to about 150k on the XT - a pretty ripe age for an OEM unit.
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   05-22-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 121
Posted By pleiad7
Look here for the coolant TSB from Subaru:...

Look here for the coolant TSB from Subaru: http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f106/tsb-09-42-05-engine-coolant-1059/

As mentioned, Peak Global is the closest aftermarket equivalent.
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   05-22-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 478
Posted By pleiad7
How is anyone going to accurately diagnose your...

How is anyone going to accurately diagnose your car over the internet based on a vague description of the noise? :shake: Take it to a mechanic and report back.
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