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Forum: Interior and Electronics   Yesterday, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,413
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Not sure I'd close off those vents, perhaps...

Not sure I'd close off those vents, perhaps screening them would be an option f you find the rodents using that entry.
Those vents allow air out when you're running the HVAC with the windows closed....
Forum: Interior and Electronics   Yesterday, 04:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,413
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
If you have a nest in the cabin filter, you might...

If you have a nest in the cabin filter, you might have to pull the blower motor to get to the fan box or plenum. If you have a smell, I'm sure you'll want to disinfect "everything"! :icon_eek:

It...
Forum: Interior and Electronics   Yesterday, 03:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,413
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
The intake for the cabin filter is wide open, so...

The intake for the cabin filter is wide open, so after the rodents crawl up the fender liner (mud guard), there's nothing to keep them out of the cabin! Take a look at this...
Forum: EJ20 - 2.0L Non-Turbo   Yesterday, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 44
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
If the part numbers match, then you can look for...

If the part numbers match, then you can look for a Denso 234-9015, which is the aftermarket version of the Subaru part number 22641AA280. :wink:

The aftermarket direct fit Denso O2 sensor is...
Forum: Interior and Electronics   Yesterday, 03:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,413
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Have you checked the cabin filter for a mouse...

Have you checked the cabin filter for a mouse nest? :confused:

Mice will make a nest on top of the cabin filter, even going thru the filter into the fan box! :icon_eek:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT...
Forum: EJ20 - 2.0L Non-Turbo   Yesterday, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 44
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
The factory/OEM '03, 2.5 front O2 sensor is: - ...

The factory/OEM '03, 2.5 front O2 sensor is:
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SEN AY- AI - 22641AA280. It costs around $152/USD

I'm not sure if this is the same part used on the '03, 2.0? :confused:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT...
Forum: New Member Introductions   Yesterday, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
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: EJ20 - 2.0L Non-Turbo   Yesterday, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 44
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Have you looked thru these threads? :confused: ...

Have you looked thru these threads? :confused:
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http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f88/p0420-catalytic-converter-efficiency-below-threshold-19374/#post222067
...
Forum: EJ20 - 2.0L Non-Turbo   Yesterday, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 44
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 '03 in the States is a 2.5 not 2.0, so the parts sold will be for that engine.

The 2.5 '03 uses a Denso...
Forum: Lighting and Electrical   06-29-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 147
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Jay, Looking at the wiring diagrams, these...

Jay,

Looking at the wiring diagrams, these are all tied together.
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RH, front (passenger) door switch
LH, rear door switch
RH, rear door switch
rear gate latch switch

Question... does...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-29-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 157
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: Lighting and Electrical   06-29-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 79
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
I always try to help... give back to the forum,...

I always try to help... give back to the forum, when I can. :wink:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobbys-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/#post620926)] ['03 X...
Forum: Lighting and Electrical   06-29-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 79
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 fog light system in the '03 is pretty easy to troubleshoot, especially if one fog light is working.

Take...
Forum: Forester Shopping   06-28-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
They do tend to sell quickly. Not saying you...

They do tend to sell quickly. Not saying you should buy before all the questions are answered. It took over a year before I found my Forester & that's searching across the State!. :icon_eek:
...
Forum: General Forum   06-28-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 256
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome back to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome back to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

Hard to believe I bought this (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobby-s-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/index88.html#post968235) from you 4 years...
Forum: Forester Shopping   06-28-2015, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 224
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

I'd be surprised if the head gaskets haven't been replaced... or they're leaking real bad! Head gasket replacement could cost as much, or more than...
Forum: Tire and Wheel Tech   06-28-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Quick answer, no. Your '02 wheels are 100x5....

Quick answer, no. Your '02 wheels are 100x5. :wink:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobbys-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/#post620926)] ['03 X MODding...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-28-2015, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
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:

I'm going to assume the critical timing belt maintenance was done & the head gaskets were replaced...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-28-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 250
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! Bobby... ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon!

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   06-28-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 94
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   06-28-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
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   06-28-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 66
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: Tire and Wheel Tech   06-28-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
  ('98-'00) Rim offset help!
Views: 96
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
If you have factory wheels, the offset is +48. ...

If you have factory wheels, the offset is +48.

Wheel offset compared to backspacing can be confusing. I recommend going to here (http://www.rimsntires.com/specspro.jsp) to my favorite tire/wheel...
Forum: Lighting and Electrical   06-27-2015, 08:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
The best way... correct way to do this MOD is to...

The best way... correct way to do this MOD is to wire it in per the factory wiring diagram. Take a look at wiring diagrams I attached to this...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   06-27-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
  ('03-'05) Head Gasket leak?
Views: 292
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

I have some questions: :confused:
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How many miles on your '03?
Is it leaking on both sides?
Any chance the oil cooler O-ring is leaking?

I...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-27-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
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   06-27-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 121
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: General Forum   06-26-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 573
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
How about window tinting? :confused: You...

How about window tinting? :confused:

You should be able to do that & have some money leftover. :wink:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-25-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin: ...

Welcome to the forum from Oregon! :biggrin:

Sounds like a wheel bearing is failing? :confused:

Bobby...

['07 FSXT MODding Journal...
Forum: Exterior and Body   06-25-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,849
Posted By 2.5x_sleeper
You can go with factory/OEM or aftermarket. Take...

You can go with factory/OEM or aftermarket. Take a look at my tail light write up here (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f115/bobby-s-wrb-07-fsxt-55893/index9.html#post641512) in my Member...
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