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  1. ('01-'02) '02 Toaster fun time

    Members' Journals
    First off, I've owned at leas 8 Subaru's now, and this will be my first build journal! Bought the car for $2500, with roughly 139k on it. It's a 2002 Subaru Forester S Premium with winter package! (heated seats, heated mirrors, big A$$ sun roof, and rear LSD:cool:). Current mod list; KYB GR-2...
  2. New Member: 2001 JDM SF5 w/ 24 000 kms

    New Member Introductions
    Hey guys, super excited to finally be a Subaru owner! Found a recently imported 01' SF5 w/ 24 000 kms...! Thought it was too good to be true but the car is in fantastic shape. The engine/other mechanical components are in great shape and the interior is immaculate! The exterior paint isn't the...
  3. WTB: (Want to Buy) 2001-2002 Subaru Forester Turbo Hood/Hood with scoop

    Parts Wanted
    Hey all, Looking to buy a hood with air hole for my 2002 Forester. Not really wanting to cut up my hood, just seeing if anyone has one they'd be willing to part with! Thanks in advance!
  4. ('98-'00) 2000 - stb - open source tuning?

    Engine Management, Tuning and Datalogging
    Newbie here, hello. I have a 2000 forester stb and l want to ask if there is a way to flash it using opensource software. All forums that l have got any info from are over 10 years old.
  5. ('98-'00) 1999 - Lowered - coilover is hitting my front axle outer boot?

    Suspension and Handling
    I have a 1999 Subaru Forester L 5spd M/T. Which currently sitting on BC Racing coilovers BR series. A couple weeks ago I decided to lower the car more than it was already but I don’t like the gap in between the tire and fender. Just a couple days ago I got some new tires and noticed that my...
  6. ('01-'02) 2002 - Loud scraping sound from the interior but silent from outside? (SF5)

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Hello all, This past week I installed coilovers and new calipers/pads/rotors all around. The coils are Megan Racing wrx wagon coils and I removed the sub frame spacers to fix the suspension geometry. I don't believe this to be the problem but I fell that its necessary to mention as I did not...
  7. ('98-'00) Will sf5 grill fit my 2000 forester L

    Exterior and Body
    Is there a certain year that I would have too get that would be any different? Also this is my first post have been looking on this website and finnaly made a account
  8. ('01-'02) 2002 - Would a pre facelift SF5 Forester GT bumper fit a facelift Forester?

    Exterior and Body
    Just looking to get a bumper for my 2002 forester, and wondering if the pre facelift bumpers can directly bolt on to the facelifted SF5 forester Thanks
  9. ('01-'02) 2002 Forester SF Fuel Pump Kill Switch

    Interior and Electronics
    I bought my first forester and I would like to install a kill switch between the computer and fuel pump relay, as a cheap anti-theft system. But i'm not sure where I can find the relay, what it looks like and which wire I should cut to connect the switch. It would be much appreciated if someone...
  10. ('98-'00) 06 sti struts + lowering springs on 99 sf5?

    Suspension and Handling
    Hey guys (: new here. Just got my new to me 99 sf5 STB (JDM) the first thing I would like to do is lower it. I came across some 06 sti struts with Tien lowering springs on them in my local FB marketplace. They are going for a really good price and I've heard talk that lots of wrx parts will swap...
  11. I love what you've done with the place

    New Member Introductions
    Hey all, New to this forum, but Google has brought me here a few times; thought I'd sign up. Had my STI SF5 for a few months now, I love it. Imported from Japan in 2015 it's done just 80,00 miles in its 20-year life. Couple bits need addressing mechanically. But they'll get resolved with a good...
  12. FS: (For Sale) Lots of SF (98-02) Parts for Sale. ADF Molle Racks, Rally Armors and more

    Parts For Sale
    I posted up most of this stuff a few months ago and promptly forgot to log back in. Sorry for the folks I didn't respond to (This time I've turned on my email notifications). Please shoot me a text at 408-221-9023 or call me if you're interested in anything. I'll try to do better logging back...