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Forum: Parts For Sale   01-27-2015, 07:54 AM
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Posted By Loscaldazar
Prices reduced!

Prices reduced!
Forum: Parts For Sale   01-08-2015, 10:06 AM
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Views: 4,967
Posted By Loscaldazar
Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Brakes   01-04-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 238
Posted By Loscaldazar
Bleed in this order: 1) Passenger Front 2)...

Bleed in this order:
1) Passenger Front
2) Driver Rear
3) Driver Front
4) Passenger Rear

That is the order Subaru recommends because of the passenger's front is actually the furthest away from...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   01-04-2015, 07:07 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,292
Posted By Loscaldazar
Good to hear your problem was resolved. I'd call...

Good to hear your problem was resolved. I'd call Subaru of America if you have a case number and update them on the situation.
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   01-03-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By Loscaldazar
IIRC there was a recall for this on XT models. ...

IIRC there was a recall for this on XT models. It had to do with the fuel hoses shrinking in cold weather or something like that. Some with X or XS models have reported this. Update your vehicle...
Forum: The Relatives   01-03-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,358
Posted By Loscaldazar
Local dealer sells the new STi with no mark up. ...

Local dealer sells the new STi with no mark up. Then again, they've been doing so well that they shut down the Kia Dealership next door and expanded their sales and service into the old Kia...
Forum: Members' Journals   01-03-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 60,123
Posted By Loscaldazar
Hit a deer new year's eve, but the damage isn't...

Hit a deer new year's eve, but the damage isn't too bad (relatively...). Missed any sort of structural area and took out the hood, passenger's headlight, plastic air intake box, powersteering...
Forum: Exterior and Body   01-03-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Loscaldazar
Found an 03 X with an aluminum hood in undented...

Found an 03 X with an aluminum hood in undented condition. Was a little scratched, but it was going to be repainted anyway.

So I guess all SGs had aluminum hoods then?
Forum: Parts For Sale   01-03-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,967
Posted By Loscaldazar
Bump! Could use the money to help repair my...

Bump! Could use the money to help repair my car...
Forum: Exterior and Body   01-02-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Loscaldazar
Thanks for those who have checked! I had a line...

Thanks for those who have checked! I had a line on a near mint condition 04 XT hood for $150, but they called me this morning to tell me they sold it (after promising to hold it for me today). At...
Forum: Member Mishaps   01-01-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By Loscaldazar
Deer got thrown into the ditch and was gone by...

Deer got thrown into the ditch and was gone by the time I went to check on it (5 minutes or so later). Tore into it already today and the good news is there isn't any frame damage. Insurance...
Forum: Exterior and Body   01-01-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Loscaldazar
Definitely Aluminum, non magnetic and incredibly...

Definitely Aluminum, non magnetic and incredibly light (both the smaller impreza and the now dead legacy had steel hoods, and my hood is massively lighter despite being larger).
Forum: Exterior and Body   01-01-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 282
Posted By Loscaldazar
What Years had aluminum hoods? (non XT)

Does anyone know what years of the non turbo foresters had the aluminum hoods? I originally thought it was just 2003 foresters that had the aluminum hood (and then they switched back to steel for...
Forum: Member Mishaps   01-01-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By Loscaldazar
Here again too soon (Deer)

Well, was heading out to my sister's house for New Year's Eve, and a deer wandered out where I was trying to drive! Was going about 60 when it walked out and got it down to about 20 by the time I...
Forum: Members' Journals   12-28-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 60,123
Posted By Loscaldazar
Yeah things have been incredibly busy for me........

Yeah things have been incredibly busy for me.....

Here are the few things I've done in the meantime!

Got a 1/4 wave antenna with a magnetic mount for the Ham radio. Just need a way to run the...
Forum: Parts For Sale   12-28-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,967
Posted By Loscaldazar
Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Parts For Sale   12-11-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,967
Posted By Loscaldazar
Corded Impact wrench Sold!

Corded Impact wrench Sold!
Forum: Parts For Sale   12-10-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,967
Posted By Loscaldazar
Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   12-09-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By Loscaldazar
No different than when you are driving on...

No different than when you are driving on snow/ice and certain wheels slip more than others. The center diff can take way more than you rotating the tire a little to get things lined up.

If you...
Forum: Members' Journals   12-02-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 60,123
Posted By Loscaldazar
Woah. 4 months ago was my last update! ...

Woah. 4 months ago was my last update!

Forester has been great. Rear window got smashed and replaced last week. Had another exhaust leak between the mid pipe and cat pipe. Used a doughnut...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   12-02-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By Loscaldazar
Rear bearings make noise when they go. Usually...

Rear bearings make noise when they go. Usually starts as a humming that varies with speed then a thumping/screeching sound as they get worse. Replace them as soon as you hear noise. It will...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   12-02-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By Loscaldazar
The Subaru manual for labor time states 10.7 to...

The Subaru manual for labor time states 10.7 to 14.7 hours (depnding on whether they are using a new long block or short block respectively).

They still have to remove the alternator, AC...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   12-02-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By Loscaldazar
A well used car is one that needs the keys...

A well used car is one that needs the keys replaced before the engine! Glad you figured it out.
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   12-02-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,350
Posted By Loscaldazar
ahh that's a shame. My guess is that the upper...

ahh that's a shame. My guess is that the upper mark on your dipstick (the upper hole) is still the cold full level.



Very true. Then the oil also tends to look frothy/have a lot of air...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   12-02-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 295
Posted By Loscaldazar
I'd say it's the opposite... all the clutches and...

I'd say it's the opposite... all the clutches and bands in an automatic make them way more complicated in design and repair. Manuals are a simple mechanical connection in comparison... but beside...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   12-02-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,350
Posted By Loscaldazar
There are two full marks on the dipstick. The...

There are two full marks on the dipstick. The lower "F" mark is for cold oil level. The upper notch/hole is for warm oil level.
Forum: Off-Topic   12-02-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,652
Posted By Loscaldazar
So almost two years later I'm selling my corded...

So almost two years later I'm selling my corded impact and went pneumatic. Now I have a 30 gallon compressor with 7.0 CFM at 90 PSI powering a 1,350 ft-lbs of reverse torque monster (Ingersol rand...
Forum: Brakes   12-02-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 380
Posted By Loscaldazar
Bench bleed the master cylinder first, which can...

Bench bleed the master cylinder first, which can be done in the car if you make a neat little bit from brake hard lines. I have a quick explanation here....
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   12-02-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By Loscaldazar
Yup. Try wiggling the steering wheel when trying...

Yup. Try wiggling the steering wheel when trying to start the car. Usually takes a few tries wiggling the steering wheel.
Forum: Tire and Wheel Tech   11-30-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 167
Posted By Loscaldazar
If each tire is 1,235, then you should be fine. ...

If each tire is 1,235, then you should be fine. That's nearly 5,000lbs total capacity, and the 07 forester isn't much more than 3,000lbs off the top of head (3,100 or 3,200 IIRC). Factor in...
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