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  1. EJ25 - 2.5L Turbocharged (2004-2013)
    Hi guys, looking for some clarification here as I have scoured online and found mixed messages. Where is the recommended/ideal vacuum line to use with Subaru’s upper engine cleaner spray? Specifically for an EJ255 (2009 SH XT). Many have recommended the line off the bypass valve next to the...
  2. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hey There, Lived in the south all my life but now it seems I'm getting hitched and taken to New Jersey or Pennsylvania! I've done some research on basic preventative maintenance such as keeping your vehicle washed and washing regularly to get salt off, but I'm wondering what others do to go...
  3. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    I just bought what seems like a great condition 2005 FXT w/ manual trans with about 112k miles and am looking to get a good checklist of things to check before making it into a daily/weekend driver aiming for about 250HP. According to the records/CarFax; in 2018 the head gasket, timing belt...
  4. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hi, new to forum. Bought my 2012 Forester 2.5x 5-speed through Carvana at end 2018. It has 94k miles. Runs like a top. Came to me using 0-20w full synthetic. I see allot of talk of other grades. Am I using the right one? I also just changed the rear brake pads myself, pretty easy to do. Love my...
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