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  1. EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Doing my first subaru HG job on my 2000 foz 2.5 SOHC. When I was threading the head bolts they got a little tight before bottoming out...i believe i had too much oil in the bore of the #6 bolt (too much oil in all 6 more likely) and when tightening to snug there was a pop like a fire cracker and...
  2. EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    I have a 2009 SOHC 2.5 Forester and am about to do the head gaskets (going with Six Star since that seems to be what's recommended) and I am looking for recommendations on head bolt brands. I am see different reviews on whether to go with OEM, Fel Pro, or whatever you want. Anyone have any...
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