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  1. Interior and Electronics
    Let me know if you'd like me to create a thread with my installation and how the process goes Just picked up an '09 Forester Premium at 50k miles with MT! Didn't know the premium didn't have heated seats. I'm looking to install some myself. Does anybody know if the premium model comes with...
  2. EJ20 - 2.0L Turbocharged
    Hi all just wondering if there are any benefits to running a td04 turbo on a 2000 GT instead of the tf035 without tuning it? is there any point? is it essential to tune the ECU or is there another way to run the turbo? eg. boost controller? thanks ;)
  3. Exterior and Body
    Hey all! I was wondering if anyone has done fender flares on a SH forester? There’s a few SJ foresters rocking this set up and it looks super sick. This guy lives locally to me and he said he just bought generic Jdm flares off eBay for $150 and had the car wrapped. Any photos of other SH...
  4. Modz Pics
    Calling all city-dwellers: Show us pics of your urban off-roader and be sure to rep your hood! This is my girl, Cheryl in Philly.
  5. Motor Conversions
    Hey everyone! I'm new to the forum, and fairly inexperienced with subies. I have an 03 Forester XS with 143k miles on the original motor. I bought it pretty cheap ($2,500) with the intention of overlanding it. I noticed it's a bit sluggish during acceleration and on an incline. I've done the...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Here's what I have done cosmetically. Heres a before and after. Instead of going with 17" wheels I just painted the stock black. Uses Krylon fusion, pretty good adhesion didn't clean the wheel first. Tinted the back windows. The rear window and 2 side cargo windows I used Gila Static Cling...
  7. FB25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (2011- 2018)
    Hey guys, I’ve just purchased a 2012 Forester X and I find it very sluggish. Is there any tips on what I could do to get a decent improvement on the performance? I’m already looking at new light weight front seats, and larger wheels. however I think it requires mechanical work to achieve...
  8. Engine Management, Tuning and Datalogging
    Hi I’m trying to find a good way to get my car working correctly with my exhaust and waste gate And bov so basically I want it tuned it’s an import from japan I’m in Canada I really don’t want to do a usdm swap it’s a 2000 forester sti auto with a ej20 thanks in advance for the help
  9. A FOREST: How we got here.

    A FOREST: How we got here.

  10. Lighting and Electrical
    Hello Fellow Subians! My name is Randy and I am in the process of just making my little beaut (01' @ nearly 370,000 miles) perfect. I am looking for any advice, any specifics that have worked for others, or maybe just some fun ideas that have ultimately spiced up your tiny obsessions with...
  11. New Member Introductions
    I recently got a 2012 Forester X and have big dreams of turning into a badass, long lasting all-terrain vehicle. But, I don't know much when it comes to car modifications and inner workings. All I've done so far is add BFG KO2 tires and Black Rhino Boxer wheels. Which forum should I post in...
  12. New Member Introductions
    A few months ago I picked up a 2019 Forester. Big shock for me as I had never been drawn to anything suby past the WRX, but I have fallen hard for this thing. The more I get into the community and drive the car itself I wonder why I avoided it so hard for so long (especially being in Seattle...
  13. Members' Journals
    The basics: I inherited a Woodland Green, 2005 Forester X from my late grandmother. Once it was legally mine I jumped right into the mods. You can follow my build on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/darkgreenfozzy/ Mods I have done so far: Added a CB radio: a Uniden Pro 520XL Made...
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