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  1. ('03-'05) 05 forester xt up pipe please help

    EJ25 - 2.5L Turbocharged (2004-2013)
    Hi guys new to this page hopefully you can help ive stripped a nut on the turbo to up pipe flange and its 100% coming out not a chance my question is can i remove the turbo from the top with the up pipe attached to it or am i up poop creek without a paddle?
  2. 2005 - Head gaskets?

    Forester Shopping
    I’m thinking of purchasing a 2005 forester with 167,000km that has not had the head gaskets replaced, I’m just wondering how much it should cost to have those done? Thanks!
  3. ('03-'05) 2005 - Dumping fuel out of exhaust?

    EJ25 - 2.5L Turbocharged (2004-2013)
    Hey guys, Forester 2005 (Late) XT looking for some possible answers to a problem I've had for 6 weeks now. Been through 4 Mechanics, no-one has a clue! (Even me at this point) The car started playing up after driving through torrential rain and flooded roads. (Could be related) Idles fine...
  4. 2005 - manual NA - want to put in a WRX engine, or a Forester XT engine?

    Motor Conversions
    Alrighty so I know this has been beat to death and I found a lot of the answers I was looking for however I couldn’t find some and here it goes. I have an 05 5 speed one owner 96k mile forester. I want to put either a WRX engine, or a Forester XT engine in it. I’m not going to build the motor...
  5. Newbie in Michigan

    New Member Introductions
    I recently bought an 05' Forester XT form an original owner in Upper Massachusetts for $2,000. She rebuilt the engine and trans 60,000 has 181,000 on the body. It's in pretty solid shape. I drove it to Michigan with no issues at all. The fenders have a bit of rust which I see is pretty common...
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