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  1. (All Years) Tire size/Wheel size/Offset/etc. log (will it fit?)

    Wheels and Tires
    Data provided for future members or current members to see in data form, what setups are causing rubbing or not. Other useful conclusions become available also. For instance people will normally post X tire and X wheel and not post their offset. I'm researching to figure out what size rims X...
  2. ('09-'13) Lowering SH Forester options

    Suspension and Handling
    STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION....MY HEAD STARTED TO HURT! Preface: Original poster was "stoney98", he/she started this thread, to help us all. I (FXTerrific) have since updated this OP, to include additional setups, as well as update some info in general, based on findings from members, since the...
  3. P0420 - Catalytic Converter Efficiency Below Threshold

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Forester 2001 L - Stock 101k Miles P0420 - Catalytic Converter Efficiency Below Threshold The forester has been throwing this code for a few months now, typically shows up on long highway runs (but to be fair, that is the vast majority of my driving). I bought a scanner from scantool.net...
  4. Subaru OEM wheels that fit the Forester

    Wheels and Tires
    (Work in progress) The Subaru Forester come from the Factory with a 5x100 bolt pattern. So do several other Subaru models. This means several styles of OEM wheels will fit the Forester. This thread will only cover the wheels that FIT the Forester. Subaru also used the 5x114 bolt pattern, but...
  5. ('19+) 2019 Subaru Forester Issues (merged thread)

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    For those of us that are lucky enough to already have their 2019 Foresters, have you encountered any issues already? I took delivery of mine on 10/4 and it's already made a visit to the service department due to a rattling sound coming from the passenger side trunk window area. After 24 hours...
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