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  1. Suspension and Handling
    Has anyone found an easy bump stop replacement like the below that would fit an SG5 forester strut shaft? Really don't want to take the whole thing apart and mine are getting dusty, as in turning into dust...
  2. Pacific Forum
    I'm relocating to the Olympia/Tumwater area and have a new-to-me 2016 Forester Limited that I think needs some suspension work. I'd like to find a shop that can advise me (and do the work) on that and making the ride a little stiffer (maybe stiffer struts? a thicker sway bar? etc. I don't know...
  3. Suspension and Handling
    Looking for information on rear suspension upgrade for my 2014 Forester. I tow a camper trailer that has a loaded ball weight of 150kg (185kg is the listed maximum according to the towbar installation sticker). The rear end sags more than I am happy with. Does anyone know of a solution to this...
  4. Suspension and Handling
    Did anyone experience the rear end feels like sliding (wobbly feel) even on dry conditions whenever you hit a pothole? I also noticed that my tire wear at the rear is drastically faster than the front. P.S. Car is aligned, wheels are balanced, just changed new tires and wheel bearings. Thanks!
  5. Suspension and Handling
    I’m looking for performance parts for the front end on my 2014 Subaru Forester XT Touring. LCA, end links, ball joints, bushings etc. any recommendations/suggestions?? I’d like to do it all at once…
  6. Suspension and Handling
    I’m looking to lower my ride height a little bit and I’ve come down to wanting a set of coilovers. I’m just not sure what to get, not looking to spend a fortune.
  7. Suspension and Handling
    Hey y'all As the title states, the front suspension on my 2014 XT is squeaking/creaking when the suspension is actively engaged. Specifically, it happens when weight is lifted off of the suspension on that side. For example, driving uphill to a stop and accelerating, as the weight shifts back...
  8. Offroad Suspension
    Just ordered a set of King Springs (standard height) from Primitive. Says there could be as much as a 1/2" lift. Wanted to hear from others who are running this combo, what did you end up seeing? Also wonder if I should add some minimal spacers. I think the spring/strut combo should help...
  9. European Marketplace
    I'm selling a set of sti alloy front arms from a forester sti and a new set of ball joint cones included. £150 collection preferred from tn29 More items will be added later :cool:
  10. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Started hearing a knocking noise when suspension is in work (going over bumps etc). So today decided to open it up and inspect. Looks like this is the culprit. Not sure the name of the parts but it appears to be just missing a bolt. I guess if I can find the right bolt I can hook it back up. Any...
  11. Suspension and Handling
    Hello folks - I am looking for advice on some repair work that seems to be necessary on my 2017 Forester XT (45k miles). Like many others in these forums, it looks like my Forester's front control arms (both) are damaged (missing a bushing on one side and cracked on the other from what I'm...
  12. Suspension and Handling
    Hi Everyone, I got my alignment done at the dealership last week due to my vehicle pulling & the steering wheel not sitting straight. I just wanted to ask folks who are well-versed in this area to take a look at the results & let me know if their recommendation is valid or if I should get a...
  13. Suspension and Handling
    Hey everyone I have a question I can’t seem to find an answer to. So I have a 17 FXT I’m planning on doing the RSB, RSB end links, sway bar mount support and lowering springs. I want it a bit lower and not feel like a boat when needing to take left turns across lanes of traffic. I was looking at...
  14. Sourcing Parts & Accessories
    Does anyone know if there's a place where I can find pre-assembled KYB shocks with standard-height King Springs? I'd like to run OEM struts & springs up front, and OEM shocks (which I understand to be KYB Excel-G) in the rear with stiffer springs (and I understand King springs to be the go-to...
  15. Parts For Sale or Trade
    Doing some winter cleaning - have 4 stock shock/strut combos for SG forester. In working order, removed them to go to go to coilovers. Call it $100 for all four, buyer picks up locally (Maryland) or pays for shipping
  16. Offroad Fozzies
    Hey there! Just drove out to Utah this week to pick up a 2015 2.0 XT that's in great shape. I've been without a car ('08 4Runner) since the beginning of August from a hit and run. The previous owner definitely put a lot into this car and I'm looking for some advice on how to get it set up as is...
  17. Suspension and Handling
    Theres currently a good deal on Whiteline suspension parts in Aus atm so I'm going to buy a few bits and bobs. My 2004 FXT is mainly stock other than the Pedders rear springs/struts the previous owner had installed. This is what I'm looking at buying: Kings Lowered SG Forester Springs (lowers...
  18. Suspension and Handling
    I know there is a lot of information on this forum going over this but I haven't seen many photos or walkthrough of exactly how to fit these STi control arms on an SJ Forester so I winged it and took some photos along the way. This was done on a 2015 Forester XT. I bought these 2016 STi lower...
  19. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    ok friends, I have noticed in my 2003 forester that when i go to make left u turn or tight turns in parking lots that a squealing sound starts, it almost sounds like tire squealing. been sifting through youtube and other forums and can’t find anything that is quite like the problem I have. I do...
  20. Offroad Fozzies
    Hi All! Been lurking the forum for a while doing some research and think I have a potential setup + path in mind to get my Forester off-road ready but would love some feedback given the wealth of knowledge here and to make sure I don't do anything unnecessary or stupid as this is my first go at...
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