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Forum: General Forum   Yesterday, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 104
Posted By Blue Fox
ModFoz, coming soon!

So, I'm taking a plunge and and a risk to see what comes of this, this is my new venture, and it's called ModFoz. It will be a YouTube channel essentially like my current channel (bluefox4848) is...
Forum: Member Mishaps   Yesterday, 07:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,727
Posted By Blue Fox
Well, instead of Google Earthing something and...

Well, instead of Google Earthing something and trying to come to some "conclusion" in your mind, you could simply ask me. Just about all roads in Colorado are narrow, 2-lane country roads with short...
Forum: Member Mishaps   03-24-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,727
Posted By Blue Fox
RIP Slim_Jim

On Saturday, March 21, 2015, Kolby Webb (@Slim_Jim) was involved in a horrific car crash around 1:15pm in the afternoon. He died immediately upon impact.

Kolby was a good friend and roommate of...
Forum: Offroad Fozzies   03-24-2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 374
Posted By Blue Fox
I don't think there are any All terrain tires in...

I don't think there are any All terrain tires in the 17" size that will fit our cars. You may have to drop down to 16" wheels. Keep in mind that the BFGoodrich All Terrain 215/70 R16 tires that I run...
Forum: Motorsports   03-24-2015, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By Blue Fox
Stock brakes, you'll be fine. Tires is really...

Stock brakes, you'll be fine. Tires is really everything out on a RallyX course. Glad to hear you caught the bug, RallyX is my favorite thing ever.
Forum: Parts Wanted   03-19-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 340
Posted By Blue Fox
^^ Thanks everyone. I have found a new diff. My...

^^ Thanks everyone. I have found a new diff. My old one did have a completely shot front bearing where it connects to the driveshaft, as I suspected.
Forum: Lighting and Electrical   03-18-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Blue Fox
I've seen some non-compliant versions do...

I've seen some non-compliant versions do absolutely amazing in some cars, with a sharp cutoff and less light glare than even the the stock halogens. But I've also seen the LED's cause HORRID...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   03-18-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,413
Posted By Blue Fox
The transmission holds onto transmission fluid as...

The transmission holds onto transmission fluid as a lot gets trapped inside the torque converter, you cannot drain all 9.8 quarts at once. You can only get 3.5-4 quarts at a time. You add the amount...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   03-18-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 23
  (All Years) Subaru HD axles
Views: 1,888
Posted By Blue Fox
I believe I spoke with Dick. As far as what he...

I believe I spoke with Dick. As far as what he told me, and the research that both of us did, the 22505 was in production, they had them in stock, and can get more. The HP is a new axle design, so I...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   03-17-2015, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
  (All Years) Subaru HD axles
Views: 1,888
Posted By Blue Fox
Mine rip right in the middle, where the ribbing...

Mine rip right in the middle, where the ribbing on the boot rubs itself and eventually wears it thin and rips. Happened on both sides twice. It's annoying when you catch it early. But I didn't catch...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   03-17-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 23
  (All Years) Subaru HD axles
Views: 1,888
Posted By Blue Fox
So, since my axles are now COMPLETELY shot (both...

So, since my axles are now COMPLETELY shot (both boots torn for a while, and winter slush just annihilating them), it's time for axle replacement.

Called up Heri and talked with their technical...
Forum: Members' Journals   03-11-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 243
  ('03-'05) Blue Fox Journal 2.0
Views: 99,859
Posted By Blue Fox
CLOSE, very very close!

CLOSE, very very close!
Forum: Members' Journals   03-05-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 243
  ('03-'05) Blue Fox Journal 2.0
Views: 99,859
Posted By Blue Fox
It is possible, but the rack was out of my old...

It is possible, but the rack was out of my old 2004 XT and had a slightly leaky seal, so I have another rack (from the right year 2005 this time), and I'll swap it out. I'm debating just throwing in...
Forum: Members' Journals   03-04-2015, 10:49 PM
Replies: 243
  ('03-'05) Blue Fox Journal 2.0
Views: 99,859
Posted By Blue Fox
Little Update and some ramblings: March 5, 2015 ...

Little Update and some ramblings: March 5, 2015

So, 200,000 miles has come and gone, currently sitting at a little over 202,000 miles. Car is running strong, but not without issues. Check engine...
Forum: Tire and Wheel Tech   03-02-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By Blue Fox
I do, which is why I test products before ever...

I do, which is why I test products before ever making a recommendation. Being that I just spent 4 days during our recent 31" snow storm on both hard packed roads, icy roads, blowing snow and deep...
Forum: Tire and Wheel Tech   03-02-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 427
Posted By Blue Fox
Between those two, I would probably say the...

Between those two, I would probably say the Geolander ATS. If you're looking for one of the best all-terrain tires I've ever come across that are also winter rated, good on road manners, good off...
Forum: New Member Introductions   03-01-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 102
Posted By Blue Fox
Looks pretty nice. Whereabouts in Colorado? I'm...

Looks pretty nice. Whereabouts in Colorado? I'm in Durango myself. Enjoying the recent dumping of snow we've been getting over the past few days!
Forum: General Forum   02-27-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,445
Posted By Blue Fox
Well, I'm pretty sure that the Paul Hogan...

Well, I'm pretty sure that the Paul Hogan (Crocodile Dundee) commercials in the late 90's, early 2000's speak for themselves. This is why everyone thinks Subaru is Australian (and these are only a...
Forum: Tire and Wheel Tech   02-27-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,775
Posted By Blue Fox
Nice! One of these days I'd like to put on some...

Nice! One of these days I'd like to put on some mud terrains.
Forum: Off-Road Gallery   02-26-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,759
Posted By Blue Fox
LOL. I seriously made this video with 10% battery...

LOL. I seriously made this video with 10% battery left in the camera as an afterthought. I threw it together really quick with iMovie and published it because I didn't have any videos of my car in...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   02-25-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 554
Posted By Blue Fox
Welcome to the forum. I would highly recommend...

Welcome to the forum. I would highly recommend searching "oil" as there are a trillion-billion threads on this exact topic already, lol.
Forum: General Forum   02-25-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 370
Posted By Blue Fox
I don't have Facebook, but here's an imaginary...

I don't have Facebook, but here's an imaginary "like"! (does that work? lol)
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Turbocharged (2004-2013)   02-25-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 345
Posted By Blue Fox
For Stage 2, I would just do a downpipe to the...

For Stage 2, I would just do a downpipe to the stock exhaust. When I did a Stage II, all I had was a Cobb Catted Downpipe (which tapers to 2.5" to fit stock exhaust anyway), and the access port tune....
Forum: Interior and Electronics   02-25-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,121
Posted By Blue Fox
Likewise, you have kids and you too know what car...

Likewise, you have kids and you too know what car seats are like. I would try less to play the blame game with the dealer, and try to figure out a solution. When it comes down to it, the dealer was...
Forum: The Relatives   02-25-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,047
Posted By Blue Fox
Old Broncos, and some Dodge and Fords did this as...

Old Broncos, and some Dodge and Fords did this as well. It's not a Jeep specific thing, it's a suspension design (trackbar + coil sprung) issue that can crop up. Usually due to worn bushings, loose...
Forum: Australia / New Zealand   02-25-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By Blue Fox
That is correct. Also gasket material in the...

That is correct. Also gasket material in the pre-2003 models were a bit problematic as well. But this information is true for the USDM.

The OP is in Australia, therefore the 2.0 engine was used in...
Forum: Europe   02-25-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,279
Posted By Blue Fox
Shame. It's fantastic fun, especially right...

Shame. It's fantastic fun, especially right before the car is about to be sent off to the wreckers.
Forum: Australia / New Zealand   02-25-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 558
Posted By Blue Fox
This is false. Head gaskets were issues on the...

This is false. Head gaskets were issues on the older (pre 2003) N/A models. Less common after that. Turbo models did not have issues with head gaskets.........nor was the "often only fix" a...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Turbocharged (2004-2013)   02-25-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Blue Fox
Dremel with a cutting disc. Try to save the stud...

Dremel with a cutting disc. Try to save the stud as best you can, cut one side of the bolt. Once it's cut, you usually can turn it right off.
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   02-25-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By Blue Fox
I'd probably press that mechanic to prove to you...

I'd probably press that mechanic to prove to you how he came to the conclusion that it's a cracked block. Tell him to show you where he sees that it's cracked, and take many, clear pictures of it,...
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