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  1. Suspension and Handling
    As the title states, I'm currently looking to replace my rear wheel hub assembly. Sadly, i need to change it just 50k kms on my car (31k Miles) So what's available here in my country as far as my research goes are NTN brand or the OE (NTN = $50~ vs. OE = $120) Carico is also available but I dont...
  2. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Issue: I've got a thumping sound from the rear passenger wheel/tire/assembly that I can't figure out for the life of me! Happens at all speeds, acceleration independent, no change when braking. It's less of a noise and more of a low thump I feel in the driver seat with each tire rotation...
  3. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Does anybody know if torque bind has a major effect on inner tire wear? I bought my 2005 Forester 2.5x about a year and a half ago with 93k miles on the odometer. It had mild torque bind when I bought it and at 95k the drivers side rear wheel bearing started growling so I replaced it and it...
  4. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    Hi all, In January I bought a 2003 Forester XS. There was oil underneath it when I bought it. My gullible self believed the seller when he said it was just a loose oil filter. His dad was apparently a mechanic who had done the head gasket at 172k, the car was at 217k when I bought it. I'm...
  5. General Troubleshooting and Technical Help
    I have 2006 forester XT Manual and if hums like a bad bearing at its loudest and is most noticeable from 40-55mph. My car in moded and is loud and is best heard in neutral. All the wheel bearing have been replaced, bushings and cv axles are good, my guess is the hanger bearing from my drive...
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