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Forum: The Relatives   Yesterday, 10:19 PM
Replies: 55
  Sticky: Poll: XV Crosstrek Survey
Views: 8,497
Posted By Blue Fox
That's what I've been saying! Subaru loves those...

That's what I've been saying! Subaru loves those three letter names on stuff, so "XVT" would fit perfectly in with FXT, BRZ, STI, WRX, DIT, and so on.

0:)
Forum: The Relatives   08-28-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 55
  Sticky: Poll: XV Crosstrek Survey
Views: 8,497
Posted By Blue Fox
If I had the money, I'd totally build a 2.0 DIT...

If I had the money, I'd totally build a 2.0 DIT XV Crosstrek. Perhaps I could convince Subaru marketing department to provide me with an XV buyback, and a Forester 2.0 DIT engine and make a YouTube...
Forum: Front Page News   08-28-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By Blue Fox
That may be the platform test mule for the 2018...

That may be the platform test mule for the 2018 XV Crosstrek, but I don't think it'll keep the WRX front end on it. I think that's all there (reason why the hood scoop is covered up), because it's in...
Forum: Europe   08-26-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 53,090
Posted By Blue Fox
I will have to say that there is some truth to...

I will have to say that there is some truth to this. Some steps may not be needed, or necessarily required, but when I had to reset my ECU every other day due to a fuel tank sensor throwing a check...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Turbocharged (2004-2013)   08-25-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 201
Posted By Blue Fox
For $10K, I'm sure you can have your existing...

For $10K, I'm sure you can have your existing engine completely rebuilt, or a new short block put in with re-machined heads. Rebuilt 5-speed, all new bushings, suspension, rear diff, drive shaft,...
Forum: Offroad Fozzies   08-25-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,543
Posted By Blue Fox
I've done 2 feet of water in my SG Forester. I...

I've done 2 feet of water in my SG Forester. I kept going and kept a bow ahead of the car. NEVER STOP, and realize that unless you know its below the door sills, water can get in, even under the best...
Forum: Vehicles For Sale   08-21-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By Blue Fox
He's also in Colorado, which can usually get that...

He's also in Colorado, which can usually get that much for it no problem.

$10K is a little steep for the miles, but it looks clean. And finding low(er) milage FXT's in stock form is getting harder...
Forum: New Member Introductions   08-21-2015, 12:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 513
Posted By Blue Fox
Looks great! Always liked the way the SF's...

Looks great! Always liked the way the SF's looked. And just a little tip, some Maguiar's PlastX, a terry cloth, some elbow grease and those headlamps should clear right up and get rid of that...
Forum: The Relatives   08-21-2015, 12:02 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,078
Posted By Blue Fox
After seeing a brand new, bone stock Focus ST...

After seeing a brand new, bone stock Focus ST DESTROY modified and stock WRX's, STI's, Corvette's and Porsches at AutoX last week, I have no doubt that the RS is going to be biblically good.

I...
Forum: Off-Topic   08-20-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1,554
Views: 47,277
Posted By Blue Fox
Literally AS I'm reading this thread: ...

Literally AS I'm reading this thread:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jofNR_WkoCE
Forum: General Forum   08-03-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,246
Posted By Blue Fox
I haven't been as active on this board as of late...

I haven't been as active on this board as of late due to just bad luck with life in general. (laid off again, the death of my good friend in a horrific car crash back in March, trying to figure out...
Forum: Members' Journals   08-01-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 258
  ('03-'05) Blue Fox Journal 2.0
Views: 115,022
Posted By Blue Fox
Just a brief update for everyone: Overhauled...

Just a brief update for everyone:

Overhauled engine is in the car with new pistons, rings and valve guide seals. New injectors solved my misfire/idling issue, and a new low-milage turbo is now...
Forum: Offroad Fozzies   07-08-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 93,309
Posted By Blue Fox
This is a Forester forum, and we don't get an H6,...

This is a Forester forum, and we don't get an H6, nor did we get (or have) the 5EAT. Yes, your Outback has a good engine and drivetrain, congrats on that. But since this is a Forester forum, I post...
Forum: News, Rumors and Media   06-30-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,845
Posted By Blue Fox
Exactly, this is why I more or less dismissed it...

Exactly, this is why I more or less dismissed it as a "recall" sort of issue, and realized that people just needed to take their cars to the dealer and have it fixed like many have already done.
Forum: Motorsports   06-19-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Blue Fox
The big super car manufacturers (Porsche,...

The big super car manufacturers (Porsche, Lamborghini, Ferrari, etc.) are probably in agreement with this because two cheap cars (Nissan GTR Nismo and older Viper ACR) which cost HUNDREDS of...
Forum: The Relatives   06-12-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,120
Posted By Blue Fox
To be 100% honest, even though I don't like them...

To be 100% honest, even though I don't like them at all because of their just overall blandness, a Tacoma would probably be your absolute best choice. Decent milage, proven reliability, and in...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   06-12-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By Blue Fox
Can be leaking from the valve cover gasket, dip...

Can be leaking from the valve cover gasket, dip stick hole, oil pan, a couple of the oil lines that connect to the head, etc. A few pictures would be best to see where it could be coming from.
...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   06-05-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Blue Fox
To be honest, not sure what markings the diffs...

To be honest, not sure what markings the diffs have on them. I would assume you could cross reference them online somewhere, or through google. Not sure what markings are on there though.

Also,...
Forum: Parts Wanted   05-31-2015, 11:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By Blue Fox
5-Speed 4.44 Transmission

Yep. Mine is just about shot.

Need a 4.44 XT 5-speed transmission pretty quick here. Please PM me if you have one you'd like to part with!
Forum: Lighting and Electrical   05-28-2015, 11:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,748
Posted By Blue Fox
I just want to see a pic of ONLY the LED strips...

I just want to see a pic of ONLY the LED strips turned on from the front. Both white and amber would be a bonus.
Forum: Front Page News   05-28-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,396
Posted By Blue Fox
I watched that episode and immediately thought...

I watched that episode and immediately thought "Okay, I wonder who on the forum that is.", haha. Good looking car. I'd scrap those headlamps and go for blacked out stockers, but the rest of it looks...
Forum: The Relatives   05-25-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,839
Posted By Blue Fox
I'd say the best year Tacoma's were even earlier...

I'd say the best year Tacoma's were even earlier than that, before they got bigger (or the appearance of being bigger) I'm thinking Late 90's Tacoma's.
Forum: Member Gallery   05-24-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 2,003
Views: 240,140
Posted By Blue Fox
Grab Adobe After Effects or Photoshop or even NIK...

Grab Adobe After Effects or Photoshop or even NIK plugin filters and just have fun. If you have a Mac, you have iPhoto built in which is pretty good all on it's own. The best way to learn is to just...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   05-19-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By Blue Fox
- Report this issue to SOA. - Find a different...

- Report this issue to SOA.
- Find a different dealership to take it to for servicing.
Forum: News, Rumors and Media   05-05-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,515
Posted By Blue Fox
But if you were paying attention to driving...

But if you were paying attention to driving instead of letting the EyeSight brake the car for you, you would't be in that situation in the first place. Not to mention allowing the car to come to a...
Forum: Fuel Economy and Alternative Fuels   05-04-2015, 05:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,732
Posted By Blue Fox
Any sort of head wind will destroy your gas...

Any sort of head wind will destroy your gas milage. For example, my car keep crazy track of my gas milage, and make sure I'm aware of all the surroundings and what it causing it to either get better...
Forum: Offroad Fozzies   04-30-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,379
Posted By Blue Fox
To be honest, it seems it doesn't matter what I...

To be honest, it seems it doesn't matter what I post in regards to off road advise, you seem to always jump in and deconstruct them with some ramblings about how your experiences differ and come off...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   04-30-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,325
Posted By Blue Fox
Well, first they're horrible photoshops. Proof of...

Well, first they're horrible photoshops. Proof of that is the first one has no crossbars, and the second one does. But again, that's only after the OBVIOUS horrific photoshopping of using a soft...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   04-29-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,325
Posted By Blue Fox
Interesting story, but what is up with posting...

Interesting story, but what is up with posting fake photoshopped pics?
Forum: Forester Shopping   04-29-2015, 09:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,140
Posted By Blue Fox
Personally, who cares if it squats in the back if...

Personally, who cares if it squats in the back if you load it up? You loaded it up, it's to be expected. 4 adults, a ton of camping gear and a hitch mounted bike rack is going to squat pretty much...
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