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Forum: Transmission and Driveline Yesterday, 08:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 75
Posted By jgrote
Fixed your typo for you. If you are replacing a...

Fixed your typo for you. If you are replacing a 5sp with another, it's pretty straight forward. But no, not all are created equal. Forester had a different final drive ratio than WRX. You could...
Forum: Member Gallery 09-14-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 389
Posted By jgrote
Stan, aren't you just full of sunshine and roses?...

Stan, aren't you just full of sunshine and roses? :biggrin: I would read over some of the Europe guys' builds and see what they are doing for suspension mods. You'll find plenty of opinions...
Forum: General Forum 09-14-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By jgrote
Welcome back. We love to see the OG's come...

Welcome back. We love to see the OG's come strolling back in. What condition is the car in?
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty 09-14-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By jgrote
Your "specialist" should know that 02 doesn't...

Your "specialist" should know that 02 doesn't have a MAF sensor.:biggrin: (I am pretty sure 98-00 was MAF, and 01-02 was MAP sensor) With that many miles on it, I would start with the basics. ...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty 09-14-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 282
Posted By jgrote
I'm sorry your dealer is treating you that way. ...

I'm sorry your dealer is treating you that way. I would not pick it up again until it it repaired to your satisfaction. If they can figure out how to clean the upholstery, then they may need to...
Forum: Members' Journals 09-14-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By jgrote
On behalf of this forum, I want to say thank you...

On behalf of this forum, I want to say thank you for your time writing this up. I can appreciate your seemingly unbiased approach to your review. I hope you continue enjoy your Forester.
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Turbocharged (2004-2013) 09-14-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 176
Posted By jgrote
Remove the dogbone. You have to. The tranny is...

Remove the dogbone. You have to. The tranny is sitting on top of a mount at the rear, and the dogbone keeps the tranny (and engine) from coming up in the front. If you don't remove it, something...
Forum: Exterior and Body 09-13-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 68
Posted By jgrote
I've owned a 98, 99, and a 00, and Pleiad7 is...

I've owned a 98, 99, and a 00, and Pleiad7 is correct.
Forum: Motor Conversions 09-05-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 263
Posted By jgrote
Even XT? Well then, it won't be quite so bad. ...

Even XT? Well then, it won't be quite so bad. They are DBW though, aren't they? Just showing my XT ignorance here.:icon_redface:
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty 09-05-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 497
Posted By jgrote
#1...

#1 (http://www.subaruforester.org/vbulletin/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) on one of the HG's being in backward. It sucks, but you're probably going to have to pull it apart.
Forum: Vehicles Wanted 09-05-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 138
Posted By jgrote
They're pretty common around Denver. If you find...

They're pretty common around Denver. If you find one that looks good, reach out to members here to see if someone can look at it for you. I've done this a few times for people, and will help you...
Forum: Motor Conversions 09-05-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 263
Posted By jgrote
You will be treading new waters if you do this. ...

You will be treading new waters if you do this. I have not seen anyone put an ODB1 system into a CANBUS car. It will require you to ditch a significant amount of your harness. It's doable, but I...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Turbocharged (2004-2013) 09-05-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 28,324
Posted By jgrote
What ever you do, buy good bolts. The grade 8.8...

What ever you do, buy good bolts. The grade 8.8 from HD or Lowes won't do it. Search for grade 10.9. They have them too, but are a little more difficult to find.
Forum: Brakes 09-05-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 261
Posted By jgrote
I don't condone this, but a few people here have...

I don't condone this, but a few people here have "adjusted" the clearance on the calipers to get 15" wheels over SG rotors/calipers. You don't have to grind off much, but you will need to grind off...
Forum: Motor Conversions 09-04-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 263
Posted By jgrote
Please keep us updated. I didn't get to drive...

Please keep us updated. I didn't get to drive mine very much, but what little I did was an absolute blast. Adding boost will be even more ridiculous. If you need any wiring info, let me know. I...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010) 09-02-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By jgrote
The driver's side is by far the hardest. I used...

The driver's side is by far the hardest. I used every socket, swivel, and extension combination I could come up with. At the end of it, it would have probably just been easier to pull the axle. I...
Forum: Brakes 09-02-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 169
Posted By jgrote
Our cars have one rear and one front brake on...

Our cars have one rear and one front brake on each port of the master cyl. This is so if there is a failure at one corner or one half of the MC, you still have decent brakes. If you still have any...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010) 08-31-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 458
Posted By jgrote
I can find shops around here to do it for $1500...

I can find shops around here to do it for $1500 all day. One guy near me does it for $650. And he IS a Scooby specialist. He flips them and repairs them. I think you've given that dealer enough...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty 08-31-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 325
Posted By jgrote
Your car is running fine in closed loop, but not...

Your car is running fine in closed loop, but not when it's in open loop. Your car basically ignores most of the sensors when it's cold, but when it warms up it uses info from said sensors. This is...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty 08-31-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 351
Posted By jgrote
If you have no overheating, change the rad cap...

If you have no overheating, change the rad cap and see how it goes. You may want to change the t-stat. That also NEEDS to be an OEM part. I don't buy a lot of parts from the dealer, but those are...
Forum: Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty 08-31-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 325
Posted By jgrote
Any codes? CEL on? Without some kind of...

Any codes? CEL on? Without some kind of diagnostics first, you're shooting in the dark. Before I did anything else, I'd verify the TB is still in good shape. After that, check the MAF sensor. It...
Forum: Tire and Wheel Tech 08-31-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 572
Posted By jgrote
As long as your alignment is good, you won't have...

As long as your alignment is good, you won't have any problems.
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 08-31-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By jgrote
I have a funny feeling that your answer will be...

I have a funny feeling that your answer will be found over on Subaru Impreza GC8 & RS Forum: RS25.com (http://WWW.RS25.COM) That is sort of the mecca for harness questions (which your question...
Forum: EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010) 08-25-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 135
Posted By jgrote
No, that one won't work. Unless you want to open...

No, that one won't work. Unless you want to open up a wiring can of worms, you need a non-avcs SOHC motor. The only other thing that you should consider is if you have an EGR valve. If you don't,...
Forum: Parts For Sale 08-23-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 673
Posted By jgrote
Nothing. Just use your old tophats and they'll...

Nothing. Just use your old tophats and they'll work fine. It will also allow you to run a larger tire in the rear shall you ever want to.
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