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  1. ('14-'18) 2014 - Moving up north - best 'next level' options for protecting your Foz from road salt?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    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...
  2. ('03-'05) Checklist for a new (to me) 2005 FXT Manual with 112k miles

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    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...
  3. ('09-'13) 2012 - Maintenance questions?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    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...