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Jump to new posts Re: New 2015 WRX, new oil? by bshort @ 01/24/15 11:05 AM

Originally Posted By: john_piferSubscribed...I'm looking into a new WRX. As much as I've read on this forum about oil...I'd be tempted to just go with M1 0W-40... Wonder if that's approved by Subaru? It's not. The manual refers to syn 5/30, but
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: 2015 WRX by john_pifer @ 01/24/15 11:04 AM

Well, here in Nashville they were quoting sticker or a few hundred below. I started doing some research on the forums and seeing where guys bought them for well under invoice, even almost a year ago. So I started e-mailing dealers, and one (not in
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Is Subaru now an after thought company? by Rolla07 @ 01/24/15 11:02 AM

What about Ken Block? He seems to represent Subaru in a better light. The fact is, if all these issues really existed why are their sales so good? Clearly their cars are quite well made if sales are increasing. People like them and Subaru is doing we
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: Swirl mark removal tips on 2007 used car. by HerrStig @ 01/24/15 11:02 AM

Remember, you don't "remove" those emarks, you lower the surrounding surface to their level. Don't get carried away.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Hi all:) ive been reading u online about oil catch cans! Some have used a fram G3 or G5 fuel filter between the pvc hose, others have done the home depot/walmart water oil seperator with a steel sponge stuffed in it, others have simply bought on eboy
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Drove a Tesla "D" model today, Oh boy! by Win @ 01/24/15 11:01 AM

Awesome. What is the range? What do they cost?
Boat/PWC Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Rotella T5 Experience - Volvo Penta V6 4.3's by HerrStig @ 01/24/15 11:00 AM

I don't quite understand what you mean by "good" engine but perhaps it's running well but is creating more stuff the oil has to keep in suspension.
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Lawnboy Brick Top 7004 by KD0AXS @ 01/24/15 10:57 AM

For 15 bucks, why not? My dad used to have a bunch of those great little mowers. He did finally go and buy a brand new Lawn Boy, but I think he still has a couple of those things buried in the shed at the cabin. It's amazing how light those magnesi
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Jump to new posts Re: Is Subaru now an after thought company? by krismoriah72 @ 01/24/15 10:57 AM

I refuse to show ads of the Justy (that wasnt a subaru) lol.
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Jump to new posts Re: Put on new bearing ** Made Mistake ** by artbuc @ 01/24/15 10:57 AM

Originally Posted By: David1Originally Posted By: Merkava_4Isn't the wheel bearing supposed to be pressed into the hub? Why's the wheel bearing coming off? no not on Honda and for the rear. it just slides on and slides off. however somtimes they
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Jump to new posts Re: Lost reverse in my V70 T5 1999 Automatic by theswede @ 01/24/15 10:55 AM

So I decides to pull the transmission (one of these days), and split it apart! I am curious how they looks inside, and what kind of problem it has.. Only problem so far.. is that it seems to be hard to find parts for the tranny?? Any ideas from where
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Originally Posted By: 92saturnsl2I'm just not a fan of Toyotas of any model, they're too plain and unexciting. Is a transmission replacement exciting enough? Originally Posted By: TravThe transmission on the 04 had the durability of a wet noodle
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Jump to new posts Re: Post your car in Winter Mode by OVERKILL @ 01/24/15 10:54 AM

Dude, the Expedition weighs like 6,000lbs, it is almost twice as heavy as the Blazer. With decent rubber it is a beast in the snow.
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Jump to new posts Re: 2015 Best Resale Value : Subaru and Lexus by HerrStig @ 01/24/15 10:50 AM

Subaru has (and better enjoy) the status Volvo and SAAB had in the early 80s as the the doctor's wife car to have. Made those of us who had been buying them for a while unhappy because the friendly local dealer began sticking list price plus sticke
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Lawnboy Brick Top 7004 by chiefsfan1 @ 01/24/15 10:50 AM

I was at a estate sale today. they had this Lawnboy 7004 $15. No gas was in it and did not have my camera. it is similar to this. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmL4aGas_Nw Wonder if it is worth the gamble and get it? the thing is light weight. Ove
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Battery Terminals: Dielectric Grease or CRC Spray? by SwedishRider @ 01/24/15 10:50 AM

Thanks for all the helpful info! I ended up using the felt washers and then coated the terminals with Amsoil HD Metal Protector. There wasn't really any acid or corrosion.. I washed down the battery box and terminals with a baking soda paste, and no
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Fram XG9018 @ ~11,600 - media failure by GMFan @ 01/24/15 10:49 AM

I have 8 used Purolator PureOne PL10241 oil filters from my Mazda6 I keep in storage (keeping as warranty proof). As my warranty is about up I'm kinda curious to cut them all open and see if they are torn like people on this forum report they do.
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Jump to new posts Re: Is Subaru now an after thought company? by LT4 Vette @ 01/24/15 10:47 AM

Originally Posted By: zeddyIn 2013, which manufacturer sold more cars in the US? VW or Subaru? If you guessed VW, you're wrong. It was Subaru by a hair. In 2014? Subaru KILLED VW. http://online.wsj.com/mdc/public/page/2_3022-autosales.html The
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Jump to new posts Re: are small trucks gone? by jimbrewer @ 01/24/15 10:46 AM

Originally Posted By: dishdudeA base Colorado is $21k, and that's an extended cab with a lot more options than a base S-10/Sonoma ever had. Factor in over 10 years of inflation and that isn't bad at at all. But even if you go WT and add a few minor o
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Jump to new posts Re: Is Subaru now an after thought company? by SkyActivG @ 01/24/15 10:43 AM

Originally Posted By: doitmyselfIt's always entertaining to watch posters use facts and logic in a brand bashing thread, whether it's about Government Motors, Just Empty Every Pocket, or the beloved Toyota and Honda. I can't ever remember a dedic
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Jump to new posts Re: Is Subaru now an after thought company? by OVERKILL @ 01/24/15 10:40 AM

We really wanted to like our Forester XT. Of course it was a used purchase, but it had impeccable service records and was in fantastic shape inside (OK shape outside). But issues that the selling dealer, and then the local Subaru dealer, were unable
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Jump to new posts Re: Is Subaru now an after thought company? by SkyActivG @ 01/24/15 10:39 AM

Originally Posted By: HerrStigOriginally Posted By: SkyActivGAs the title states. I'm beginning to wonder if Subaru is an after thought company because of all of its horrific mechanical issues since joining forces with Toyota. The FB20 and FB25 still
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Originally Posted By: SumpChumpOriginally Posted By: TdboI have a CTEK. It is connected to my Mustang all winter. It has a quick release for a better term. CTEK cables stay on the car year around. Simply plug the unit into the jack on the car and
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Jump to new posts 2015 Best Resale Value : Subaru and Lexus by hypervish @ 01/24/15 10:37 AM

Subaru wins Best Resale Value for the "Best Brand" while Lexus wins Best Resale Value for the 4th consecutive year as "Best Luxury Brand". I'm surprised to see Subaru on there. Anyone else? http://www.kbb.com/new-cars/best-resa
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Is Subaru now an after thought company? by jimbrewer @ 01/24/15 10:37 AM

As one of the earlier posters mentioned, Subaru is coming on strong in sales. Since they don't have a "hot" new product, I have to think that they built their business the old-fashioned way, with nose-to-the-grindstone type attributes like
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