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Forum: Suspension and Handling   Today, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By pleiad7
Could be the tires, or the alignment could be...

Could be the tires, or the alignment could be off. I've had a set of tires before that felt the same to me, like I was constantly driving in a crosswind and the car was tracking poorly. Changed to...
Forum: Front Page News   Today, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By pleiad7
Is that a concealed hood scoop?? Screw the...

Is that a concealed hood scoop?? Screw the hybrid... a turbo version for the XV would be beyond awesome!
Forum: Forester Shopping   Yesterday, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By pleiad7
The turbo models never had the head gasket issue...

The turbo models never had the head gasket issue (thanks to semi-closed deck engine block design). Timing belt was replaced with a chain starting with MY11 for the N/A models and MY14 for the XT.
Forum: Interior and Electronics   08-25-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By pleiad7
Have a look at this thread:...

Have a look at this thread: http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f77/swappable-interior-parts-98-02-forester-98-01-impreza-9191/
Forum: Brakes   08-25-2015, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 119
Posted By pleiad7
The rotor is rusted and needs to be replaced?...

The rotor is rusted and needs to be replaced? :crazy: It's probably just pad deposits; the Stoptech pads seem to have a tendency to leave them (which is why this will be my last set of these pads...
Forum: Member Gallery   08-25-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By pleiad7
Dirty Foresters make great calendar entries...

Dirty Foresters make great calendar entries too... :wink:
Forum: Forester Shopping   08-25-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By pleiad7
Read up on specs & features for each model year...

Read up on specs & features for each model year here:
2012 Subaru Forester- specs, images, details, prices (http://www.cars101.com/subaru/forester/forester2012.html)
2013 Subaru Forester- specs,...
Forum: Forester Shopping   08-25-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 739
Posted By pleiad7
Some info from Edmunds: Should You Lease or Buy a...

Some info from Edmunds: Should You Lease or Buy a Car? - Edmunds.com (http://www.edmunds.com/car-buying/should-you-lease-or-buy-your-car.html)
Forum: Interior and Electronics   08-23-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By pleiad7
A cushion would probably be your best bet. Maybe...

A cushion would probably be your best bet. Maybe something like this:

http://thumbs2.ebaystatic.com/d/l225/m/mX0d0wssOL0SOI3QUmIemnQ.jpg
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   08-23-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By pleiad7
Be sure to have the fire department standing by. ...

Be sure to have the fire department standing by. ^_^
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   08-22-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By pleiad7
Likely the solenoid or the electrical connection...

Likely the solenoid or the electrical connection shorting out. Take a look here: P0448 - Emissions time - NASIOC (http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2324080)
Forum: Engine and Exhaust   08-22-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 83,926
Posted By pleiad7
Is the Beck/Arnley 041-8181 now made in Korea? I...

Is the Beck/Arnley 041-8181 now made in Korea? I came across this (http://www.ebay.com/itm/Engine-Oil-Filter-BECK-ARNLEY-041-8181-/271964527563?hash=item3f52595bcb&vxp=mtr) on ebay today and it says...
Forum: Suspension and Handling   08-21-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
  (All Years) Alignment At Dealer
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Posted By pleiad7
Have them give you a before/after printout of the...

Have them give you a before/after printout of the specs when it's done. What else is it that you're worried about?
Forum: News, Rumors and Media   08-21-2015, 12:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,268
Posted By pleiad7
Older models? There are tons and tons of...

Older models? There are tons and tons of first/second/third gen Outbacks, Legacys, and Foresters running around in my neck of the woods. Not everyone needs a brand-new car.
Forum: General Forum   08-21-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By pleiad7
Life is too short to stay stock!

Anyone notice the SJ cameo appearance?

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Forum: News, Rumors and Media   08-21-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,268
Posted By pleiad7
Get off mah lawn!! :mob: :lol:

Get off mah lawn!! :mob:



:lol:
Forum: News, Rumors and Media   08-21-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,268
Posted By pleiad7
The appeal to older folks is by design... as...

The appeal to older folks is by design... as pointed out by cars101.com (http://www.cars101.com/subaru/forester/forester2009.html) when the MY09 Forester came out. :wink:
...
Forum: Member Gallery   08-20-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1,069
Views: 284,833
Posted By pleiad7
Hey SF-heads - let's see some calendar entries:...

Hey SF-heads - let's see some calendar entries: http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f62/2016-sf-org-calendar-call-entries-506649/index3.html

:icon_biggrin:
Forum: General Forum   08-20-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,642
Posted By pleiad7
Keep them coming, guys! I'd like to see some SF...

Keep them coming, guys! I'd like to see some SF entries too.
Forum: Pacific Forum   08-20-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By pleiad7
http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f67/socal-...

http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f67/socal-how-many-forester-owners-live-socal-52499/
Forum: New Member Introductions   08-19-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By pleiad7
Welcome to the Forester family... love the puppy...

Welcome to the Forester family... love the puppy photobomb, haha!
Forum: Transmission and Driveline   08-19-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 299
Posted By pleiad7
This thread is a pretty good read:...

This thread is a pretty good read: http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f89/outback-5eat-swap-14954/
Forum: Parts Wanted   08-19-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,374
Posted By pleiad7
Done! ...

Done!

http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f80/diy-sf-rear-spoiler-installation-without-template-510946/

Also indexed in the Exterior Modification Sticky...
Forum: Exterior and Body   08-19-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 93
Posted By pleiad7
Lightbulb DIY: SF ('98-'02) Rear Spoiler Installation without Template

Courtesy of JdmGary: (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/5199530-post6.html)
Forum: General Forum   08-19-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,642
Posted By pleiad7
They do not have to be in color; black and white...

They do not have to be in color; black and white is great too. And they do not have to be of the entire car either - an engine bay shot for example would qualify too, or some other detail you want...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty   08-18-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 847
Posted By pleiad7
Why not take a sample at 3600 miles and 6000...

Why not take a sample at 3600 miles and 6000 miles and send it to Blackstone for analysis? That would give you a pretty good idea what shape your oil is in, and whether it's still holding up at 6k. ...
Forum: General Forum   08-17-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,642
Posted By pleiad7
The muddy ones are awesome! :rock:

The muddy ones are awesome! :rock:
Forum: Pacific Forum   08-17-2015, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 502
Posted By pleiad7
OK, I asked my hubs and he says Baron Von Frier...

OK, I asked my hubs and he says Baron Von Frier in Richmond was by far the best of the shops he dealt with in the East Bay. YMMV, of course... it's been a few years since he's had dealings with...
Forum: FB25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (2011+)   08-16-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 540
Posted By pleiad7
You may be interested in this thread for some...

You may be interested in this thread for some discussion on the usage of 30 weight oil: http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/f183/30-wt-oil-fb-your-results-merged-thread-206465/
Forum: Interior and Electronics   08-16-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 175,871
Posted By pleiad7
It's not a feature Subaru has implemented on any...

It's not a feature Subaru has implemented on any of their models to date, AFAIK.
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