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  1. New Member Introductions
    Well, I have officially inducted myself into the religion known as Subaru. I scored an '01 Forester S, Manuel transmission, 2.5 L 4-cylinder with 166k miles for $1700 in the Portland, OR-Metro area. New chinese radiator and seller said there were new headers put in 20k-30k miles ago. (No...
  2. EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    So my daughter bought a 2001 forester, 130k On it. It started acting up not long after she got it, under load, no power, shifting weird, hesitation in throttle response, boggy, you get the idea..... no codes stored yet. I stopped and bought plugs, wires (NGK), A/F sensor, and a fuel filter...
  3. Transmission and Driveline
    A while back my clutch started intermediately slipping with no smell, which was odd. Took it to a transmission shop, the clutch was unaligned and burnt, so I got it replaced. The next day the clutch starts slipping again, so i take it back and do some research. Next likely reason is the center...
  4. Motor Conversions
    My 2001 forester got a new head gasket and timing belt 2 years ago. 11 months of mountain driving later, the crank shaft went out on it. I'm looking to replace the motor at this point. I need a dependable workhorse that will climb 1,500' in 3 miles every day, sometimes a few times a day...
  5. Final.JPG

    I love how it turned out. Note* 30mm spacers for your trail arm spacers do not re-center your wheels if you have a 50mm lift kit. I will be sliding in a couple large washers later to lessen this issue.
  6. Interior and Electronics
    So im swapping all my seats out in my 01 Forester for 02 WRX seats. I have the front 2 in and the base of the rear seat but I cant seem to get the back into the rear seats.
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