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  1. Motor Conversions
    I may just be bad at searching things out, but I did scour several forums for info on this before asking. With that out of the way, I picked up a mint 2010 Forester XT Limited with a blown engine and I'm having a hell of a time finding a complete EJ255 to purchase. Ebay is flooded with EJ20X...
  2. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    I recently did some general maintenance on my 99 subaru forester (plugs gapped at .044 and wires) and did an oil pan swap since my threading for the drain plug was a bit stripped causing a minor oil leak. Once everything was put back together, the car will start up for a moment the start...
  3. Members' Journals
    The smell of a fresh interior is an experience for the man trading a grand for the keys, irregardless of the vehicle's age. Fresh is something that handles differently from what he drove before; it's the worn leather (how many people slid across these seats); the sunroof he always only dreamed...
  4. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    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...
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