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Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   Yesterday, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
  ('03-'05) low engine oil light?
Views: 109
Posted By Blue Fox
Firstly, the "oil pressure light" comes on when...

Firstly, the "oil pressure light" comes on when your engine is toast, so consider yourself lucky. You should never rely on a "light" to come on. 5k between changes is fine, but that doesn't mean you...
Forum: Forester Shopping   Yesterday, 12:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 304
Posted By Blue Fox
No, you shouldn't be scared off by the head...

No, you shouldn't be scared off by the head gasket issue. Yes, it was an issue that certainly can be called "common", but this forum sort of exaggerates the issue a bit thinking that every single one...
Forum: Front Page News   Yesterday, 12:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,390
Posted By Blue Fox
Huh........guess they didn't "test" the AWD...

Huh........guess they didn't "test" the AWD systems then on the "actually FWD" AWD CR-V.
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   Yesterday, 12:01 PM
Replies: 10
  ('06-'08) 2.5L SOHC blown HG
Views: 267
Posted By Blue Fox
Well, you spent 3k on the car. Unless it's...

Well, you spent 3k on the car. Unless it's absolutely pristine and you plan on keeping it for years and years to come, I'd probably just do the minimum myself to be honest. Pull the heads off, put on...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   01-26-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 202
Posted By Blue Fox
Try to take a video of the noise and post it to...

Try to take a video of the noise and post it to YouTube so we can have a listen. Diagnostic noises on the internet is very difficult without that.
Forum: Off-Road Gallery   01-26-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Blue Fox
BFGoodrich All-Terrain K/O 215/70 R16.

BFGoodrich All-Terrain K/O 215/70 R16.
Forum: Offroad Suspension   01-26-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 375
Posted By Blue Fox
Trailing arms are only on the rear.

Trailing arms are only on the rear.
Forum: Offroad Suspension   01-26-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 375
Posted By Blue Fox
Yes, ANY lift you need trailing arm spacers for...

Yes, ANY lift you need trailing arm spacers for IMO. So if the springs and strut top spacers you running equal 2" of total lift, you will then want 2" trailing arm spacers.
Forum: Off-Road Gallery   01-26-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Blue Fox
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: Off-Road Gallery   01-26-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,032
Posted By Blue Fox
I have yet to do Hurricane (or maybe I did and...

I have yet to do Hurricane (or maybe I did and didn't realize it). I'll find out here this summer. Red Mountain Pass, yes. I've been all over those roads.
Forum: Off-Road Gallery   01-26-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,131
Posted By Blue Fox
Holy hell, video has been up less than a month an...

Holy hell, video has been up less than a month an already at 80k views? Where are all these people coming from??? Haha.
Forum: Offroad Suspension   01-26-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 375
Posted By Blue Fox
Actually, that's nothing to do with the turbo,...

Actually, that's nothing to do with the turbo, haha. I recently swapped out the resonator and muffler and my car no longer makes that whistling sound. So I either had a bad resonator or bad muffler,...
Forum: Offroad Suspension   01-26-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 375
Posted By Blue Fox
Some people state that going with lift springs...

Some people state that going with lift springs gives you a harsher ride. I agree with that as well after riding in a couple lifted Subaru's (one Forester, one Impreza), and they both rode a little...
Forum: Member Mishaps   01-26-2015, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By Blue Fox
Someone hit you doing 40mph, "blaming" the hitch...

Someone hit you doing 40mph, "blaming" the hitch or something else for the damage is the least of your worries. Without the hitch, you would have had extensive cosmetic and structural damage done....
Forum: FA20DIT - 2.0L Direct-Injection/Turbocharged (2014+)   01-23-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,148
Posted By Blue Fox
I'd stick to the manufacturer recommendations,...

I'd stick to the manufacturer recommendations, especially on the engine as new as it is. My owners manual states I can use anything from 5w30 all the way up to 20w50 depending on climate. The...
Forum: The Relatives   01-23-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By Blue Fox
3D printing is going to take off massively for...

3D printing is going to take off massively for mass production. It's still in its infancy now, but give it a few years (not months) and you'll see it being mainstream. There is no way 3D printed...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   01-23-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By Blue Fox
Got ya. Well, clutch kits are usually around $170...

Got ya. Well, clutch kits are usually around $170 bucks for all of it (minus the flywheel). Your flywheel should be in good shape still. IMO, dropping the tranny is SO MUCH EASIER than pulling the...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   01-23-2015, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By Blue Fox
Did this sound happen shortly after that? I don't...

Did this sound happen shortly after that? I don't want to come off as "blaming the dealer", but they could have bent/slightly damaged the bearing when reinstalling the engine when it was out. Just a...
Forum: General Forum   01-23-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By Blue Fox
Sound advise. It's not free money, just money you...

Sound advise. It's not free money, just money you overpaid and are getting it back. If this was a retail outlet that overcharged you, you would be furious you overpaid in the first place. Social...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   01-23-2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By Blue Fox
Oh HEY from Twitter! That definitely sounds...

Oh HEY from Twitter!

That definitely sounds like a squealing sound of a throw out bearing to be honest. I have a similar noise, but it's a more of a grumbling sound, also ONLY when it's cold...
Forum: Off-Road Gallery   01-20-2015, 09:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Blue Fox
VIDEO: Snow Hooning (Again)

Just another few minutes of some footage of me screwing around in the snow. Enjoy. Didn't get stuck this time.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFB8Zr9wJXk&list=UUMBW1NQMPC4VvwUSGNDVPxQ
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   01-20-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Blue Fox
2004 XT 4EAT: 89,XXX miles - Developed a severe...

2004 XT 4EAT:
89,XXX miles - Developed a severe misfire driving home from work, and a knock only during the first startup of the day for a second or so. Replaced engine because I was a Subaru noob...
Forum: Forester Shopping   01-20-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By Blue Fox
Only if you rent them from normal car places. If...

Only if you rent them from normal car places. If you go to Moab, here in Durango, Silverton, Ouray, etc. etc, they specifically rent Jeeps to take off road.
Forum: Lighting and Electrical   01-20-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Blue Fox
They're technically cheaper than the black Sports...

They're technically cheaper than the black Sports tail lights.
Forum: Lighting and Electrical   01-20-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By Blue Fox
LED Tails! OMG DO WANT!

Yeah, why is it that I find epic stuff when I have zero money and no job.........

auc-screate | Rakuten Global Market: [Safety 1 year warranty!] Forester (SG5/SG9) tubes LED tail light / red...
Forum: Forester Shopping   01-20-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 682
Posted By Blue Fox
Based off this quote, you missed: - Horrible...

Based off this quote, you missed:

- Horrible gas milage
- Horrible handling on-road
- Horrible ride comfort
- Lack of any performance on-road
- Noisy interior and wind noise
- Ability to bolt...
Forum: FB25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (2011+)   01-20-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,396
Posted By Blue Fox
Not really. Most of the "oil burning" complaints...

Not really. Most of the "oil burning" complaints on this forum seem to arise from people with the 6-speed manual due to the polls and what I can see in the threads. (at least for the Foresters...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   01-20-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 519
Posted By Blue Fox
Well, it's a good thing actually that the dash...

Well, it's a good thing actually that the dash lit up like a christmas tree for a failed brake light switch. Why? Because you have all these cars (I see a TON of GM's) that have no brake lights at...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Turbocharged (2004-2013)   01-20-2015, 11:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By Blue Fox
Well, what turbo is it? You say "aftermarket",...

Well, what turbo is it? You say "aftermarket", but it has to be either a replica of a turbo for the application. You can't just slap any turbo in there and expect it to run without a tune. So I take...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)   01-20-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Blue Fox
Not sure what information you are looking for....

Not sure what information you are looking for. Engine's just don't simply "blow up" or "fail", there is usually a cause to it. For example, a jumped timing belt could either just bend valves...
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