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  1. EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Went on a trip last week, about 250 miles there & back. Changed the oil right before I left. Topping it up a little bit the last time, I lazily opted to not use a funnel, and very predictably spilled oil all over the camshaft position sensor and it's plug. The oil fill is directly above this...
  2. EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Doing head gaskets and just got the heads back from the machine shop. The thing is when I brought them there I left the cam gears on the heads but when I got them back the gears were off. Now, how do I know they're in the right position when I go to put them back on? Basically how do I know that...
  3. FB25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (2011- 2018)
    I've got a a 2012 Forester (140k miles) with the typical slow oil leaks, and general signs of age. Recently I've noticed a sort of shudder or hiccup, it feels like a slow rev up for 1-2 seconds, when I'm stopped at a stoplight or in park. Based on what my mechanic told me, it sounds like maybe...
  4. EE20 - 2.0L Diesel
    After much research and a little educated gambling I found the solution to the dreaded crankshaft failure problem plaguing EE20 engines. I can confidently confirm the problem lies in the block manufacturing process. Why ? I have worked in aircraft component overhaul and machining of high...
  5. EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Im pretty damn new here but I need to order a harmonic balancer crankshaft pulley for my 2004 SUBARU FORESTER 2.5 X AWD and I want to make sure I get the right part. Anyone know of a good place to find one? and is aftermarket safe to install? Thank you - noob here.
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