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  1. Offroad Fozzies
    Hi everyone! I just took delivery of a new Forester Wilderness (and immediately took it out around the trails in San Diego County). I was wondering if anyone else has one and has started doing off-road mods yet?
  2. Utility and Protection
    Anybody ever install a ladder (anywhere, hatch, side, whatever) so you can reach the rack easier? All the ones I have seen online look like they are specifically built to fit 4Runners, Jeeps, or Land Rovers. I currently have a 22 Forester Wilderness on order and I want to beef it up a bit when...
  3. Members' Journals
    Hey guys! New to the forum and new to Subarus as this is my first time owning one! Picked up a first gen forester 2.0l non turbo with some camping equipment and plan on turning her into a daily/overlander build. Me and the girlfriend love camping and want to take some road trips and light duty...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hey guys, just started my subie adventure! found a second (more likely third or fourth) hand 1998 forester SF5 non turbo that had been used as a camper for $2800. That price includes the two man adventure kings roof rack tent! Keen to start fixing her up as she needs a little TLC (brakes and...
  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. Offroad Suspension
    I've seen a lot about the lift kits everyones been using but not much on actual suspension (springs/ Shocks) for off road/ overlanding. Whats everyone using? Is there a preferred suspension set-up? Anyone try and set up fox shocks on their rigs?
  7. Offroad Fozzies
    So for those that are looking at doing a dual battery setup and on board air here is what I did in my 15xt. * its not fully finished yet. Will make it more a bit more professional looking. * Parts used: Redarc Bcdc1225D Redarc 40amp fuse kit 100 Ah, AGM, Group 27, Battery Viair medium duty...
  8. New Member Introductions
    I own a daily WRX hatch 2013 and a 05 Forester XT thats heavily modified for "overlanding" and off-roading
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