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Forum: Parts For Sale   07-25-2016, 06:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,890
Posted By Loscaldazar
Craftsman crow foot set sold

Craftsman crow foot set sold
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-25-2016, 05:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,516
Posted By Loscaldazar
Yup. Our Chevy Suburban has 200K miles and I...

Yup.

Our Chevy Suburban has 200K miles and I change the oil about once every 1 to 1.5 years. Been doing that for 5 years now (ever since my mother stopped driving the suburban and got a forester...
Forum: Parts For Sale   07-23-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,890
Posted By Loscaldazar
Bump! $210 for all the SAE ratcheting...

Bump!

$210 for all the SAE ratcheting wrenches shipped!
Forum: Off-Topic   07-22-2016, 12:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By Loscaldazar
Threw some votes in there ;)

Threw some votes in there ;)
Forum: Parts For Sale   07-21-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,890
Posted By Loscaldazar
metric stubby ratcheting wrench set sold

metric stubby ratcheting wrench set sold
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   07-20-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 84
Posted By Loscaldazar
Oil separator gasket and oil separator cover. ...

Oil separator gasket and oil separator cover.

The gasket has 2 different part numbers: 11832AA021 or 11832AA022. That part number applies to either side, so my guess is the one ending in 22 is an...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-20-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1
  ('03-'05) Rusty Canister Bolts
Views: 69
Posted By Loscaldazar
Got a few options there... #1 Buy an impact...

Got a few options there...

#1 Buy an impact socket that is one size smaller than the bolt you rounded off (e.g. if it was a 14MM, buy a 13MM, if it was a 12MM, buy an 11MM). Hammer that socket on...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-20-2016, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 210
Posted By Loscaldazar
It's a vacuum hose, so I'd say tape it up for now...

It's a vacuum hose, so I'd say tape it up for now and get it replaced as soon as you can. Looking at the parts diagram, it looks like it connects the intake and the left and right valve covers...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-19-2016, 07:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By Loscaldazar
One more thing that popped into my head, was that...

One more thing that popped into my head, was that the engine running cold or warm?
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-19-2016, 06:19 AM
Replies: 5
  ('03-'05) HELP weird Ac problem
Views: 168
Posted By Loscaldazar
I'd suspect that it isn't charged enough (which...

I'd suspect that it isn't charged enough (which would also then indicate you have a small leak most likely) with coolant/freon/r134a (what ever ya want to call it)
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-19-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 115
Posted By Loscaldazar
Not a CV joint (those only make sound while...

Not a CV joint (those only make sound while moving the car/turning). Sounds like something in the engine knocking. Rod or piston, I'd say.. Seems too loud to be a valve (not clicky enough).
...
Forum: Members' Journals   07-18-2016, 08:45 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 79,184
Posted By Loscaldazar
Got the rear wheel bearings done about a week...

Got the rear wheel bearings done about a week ago, just haven't updated anything.

Driver's side was horrible. Head of the lateral link bolt snapped off and was frozen to both lateral links and...
Forum: Parts For Sale   07-18-2016, 05:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,890
Posted By Loscaldazar
Bump!

Bump!
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-18-2016, 05:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Loscaldazar
Even with new wheel bearings in, the rear wheels...

Even with new wheel bearings in, the rear wheels are still harder to turn than the front (and I verified that the repair is good- no noise, no slop in the wheels). So if anyone else is wondering,...
Forum: Parts For Sale   07-14-2016, 09:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,890
Posted By Loscaldazar
Craftsman 19MM 3/4 drive impact socket sold!

Craftsman 19MM 3/4 drive impact socket sold!
Forum: Parts For Sale   07-13-2016, 09:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,890
Posted By Loscaldazar
19 Piece Gearwrench set, 1/2 drive impact...

19 Piece Gearwrench set, 1/2 drive impact extensions, Bluepoint mini duckbill pliers, craftsman mini long nose pliers with cutter, K tool 90 degree pliers, and craftsman 19MM wrench are SOLD!
...
Forum: Parts For Sale   07-10-2016, 07:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,890
Posted By Loscaldazar
bump! Send me offers!

bump! Send me offers!
Forum: Parts For Sale   07-08-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,890
Posted By Loscaldazar
Craftsman 2-3/8" socket sold

Craftsman 2-3/8" socket sold
Forum: Parts For Sale   07-06-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,890
Posted By Loscaldazar
To the top

To the top
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-05-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By Loscaldazar
Nope, head bolts would be another $40-$60 (fel...

Nope, head bolts would be another $40-$60 (fel pro again is a great brand to get for these).

I usually don't do the rear main seal unless it is leaking or in bad condition. They're difficult to...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-05-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By Loscaldazar
If you're doing it yourself you might as well do...

If you're doing it yourself you might as well do both bearings. If one has failed, the other probably isn't too far behind. If you're paying someone else, then wait till the other one fails.

I...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-05-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 223
Posted By Loscaldazar
Some shops will put on customer provided parts-...

Some shops will put on customer provided parts- usually independent shops (dealers will rarely do that). Call around and ask if they would be okay if you provided your own parts. You may also run...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-05-2016, 06:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By Loscaldazar
Thanks for coming back and updating us! It's...

Thanks for coming back and updating us! It's always helpful for others who have the same issue!
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-05-2016, 06:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 162
Posted By Loscaldazar
Nope, the axle will need to be pulled and either...

Nope, the axle will need to be pulled and either have the boot replaced (~$70 in parts) or just put in a Subaru OEM manufactured axle (cost is about ~$140 for me plus a $40 refundable core deposit)....
Forum: Parts For Sale   07-04-2016, 07:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,890
Posted By Loscaldazar
Bump! As always, I will take a look at your...

Bump! As always, I will take a look at your offers (and generally, if buy several things at once, I can usually cut you a deal)!
Forum: Members' Journals   07-03-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 79,184
Posted By Loscaldazar
Snapped the lateral link bolt while trying to do...

Snapped the lateral link bolt while trying to do the wheel bearings. Ordered aluminum lateral links for the same price as the bushings and lateral link bolts would cost me, so there's that at least!...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-03-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Loscaldazar
Well, figured I would update with what is...

Well, figured I would update with what is happening. Decided to go for the bearing replacement for at least the left (driver's side) where the noise was coming from. Even though it wasn't making a...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-01-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Loscaldazar
Yup I've got a 5MT with rear disc brakes (I...

Yup I've got a 5MT with rear disc brakes (I actually have LGT rear brakes on). The discs still have a mini drum brake for the parking brake, but that should have enough clearance to not be scraping....
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-01-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 255
Posted By Loscaldazar
Compression is all dependent on what the...

Compression is all dependent on what the temperature and elevation and how accurate your gauge is. So as long as the cylinders are all similar, then it should be fine.

Have you check that the...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   07-01-2016, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 193
Posted By Loscaldazar
Rear Wheel Bearing Diagnosis Help

So my vehicle has sat for last 5 or so months while I was off in New Zealand. Came back and it had a few problems from sitting (no surprise, it was sitting outside in the MN winter). Most of them...
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