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  1. Wheels and Tires
    I've already made a financial mistake buying the tinted subiespeed lights. They're nice but illegal in my state. I lost approx $500 because of it. I just want to make sure I'm doing everything right before I get my new tires/wheels. I own a 2016 base model that needs to get the tires changed...
  2. Brakes
    2017 Forester, just checked the rear brakes, they're at 3mm, fronts are at 8mm. really! Called the dealer for an estimate on rear brakes, he said the rears do wear out faster because the pads start out thinner. Rear pads start out at 8mm, fronts start out at 10mm. But still, assuming the laws of...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hi all, I just registered yesterday after owning my forester about a year. Im so grateful this exists. I am also having glitches with my radio, so I’m going to follow the tips from that thread before I invest in a replacement.
  4. Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Hi All, New to the forum but not new to Subarus. Had a legacy and Forester in the last decade. Returning to a 2016 that I am putting the finished touches on with the purchase. In Ontario. This is a Canadian Limited (Touring) and has 30K kms (so about 18K miles only). Everything is mint with...
  5. Utility and Protection
    So my first car was a 2007 Subaru Forester my parents bought and practically drove all over the states until 2012 when I got my drivers license and they handed over the keys well they originally bought a Yakima bike rack with it but I never used it cause my bike was needing repairs and I got...
  6. 1st Time out on the New Wheels and 2" Lift

    1st Time out on the New Wheels and 2" Lift

    Next Slow process, but On the list next is a suspension upgrade, and Skid plates.
  7. Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Heading over the pass in Oregon. My 2016 Forester, 50,000 miles, had a major engine failure.Two cylinders self destructed. Have always maintained it on schedule. Was full of oil. No warning signs either. Subaru has no answers as to why this might have happened except, " Sometimes this happens...