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Rhombus Rotary
Maybe something to replace the Wankel <> Whatever happened to the CVT, continuously variable transmission? 1. If you have money to invest should you put it into a new internal combustion engine or...
4 days ago 2
 
2016 Outback 3.6 dashboard
This seems a bit strange. I have had this Outback since new, and have not seen this dash warning before. Nor can I find it in my user manuals. Nor on the web. It is a yellow possible lower case 'i'...
1 month ago 9
 
Duracell batteries
I have run across a few complaints about Duracell batteries, of various sizes, leaking and ruining devices. I seem to mostly have Energizer batteries in the few things I've checked, although all my...
1 month ago 1
 
Touch-up paint quandary
I'd like to fix some minor scratches on my car with a dealer supplied touch-up paint set, but this one came with only pictoral instructions without any narrative. It's mostly self-explanatory though,...
1 month ago 4
 
Subaru +? Toyota, rumors about turbo ressistance
There are rumors that Mercedes + a big firm in turbochargers, make an addition of an electrical motor that reduces or eliminate the lag in the power supply. There are rumors, too, that new motors...
1 month ago 6
 
Engine Immobilizer and Key Battery
Got a 2017 Forester with remote keyless entry but NOT push button start. If the battery in the key cap drains so low that the key push buttons won't lock/unlock the door, can the engine still...
3 months ago 5
 
Wheel alignment specs?
So the shop where I get my tires changed also does an alignment check whenever I go there. Obviously they're trying to make a little extra money off of me, so they keep telling me that my Tribeca's...
4 months ago 1
 
Scotty Kilmer on Subaru's
Typical Scotty Kilmer hates everything except Toyotas and Hondas. But he was relatively diplomatic with this assessment, other Subaru reviews he's done have been horrible. His opinions change with...
5 months ago 10
 
tires and noise?
Hi All , My beloved Forrester is rather noisy, especially at high speed. Not to ask too stupid a question, but is there a type of tire that will reduce some of the noise? Many thanks, -T Some...
5 months ago 20
 
Its here - the new 2020 Subaru Outback
Well - I'm not a fan of this car - never have been. But I know there are alot of you that love the Subaru Outback. Its all new for 2020 and you might have to go and get one after seeing it. From AB...
7 months ago 2
 
Speed Racer
I never paid it a lot of attention but a couple of weeks ago I noticed that the speedo on my 2018 3.6R OB Touring runs up the 160mph (~260kph). Absolutely bonkers. Then I started to wonder what the...
7 months ago 2
 
a Forester not coming to the USA
Just heard this today. It's funny: Shame really. It would be a great follow-on to the "LOVE" ad campaign...
8 months ago 1
 
Tire Pressure Paranoia?
Do those of you who have full-up tire-pressure monitoring find yourself becoming obsessed? My 2018 OB Touring has the detailed pressure readouts and it is _way_ too interesting. My old 2008 had the...
8 months ago 10
 
2015-18 Forester Recall
Got a letter from Subaru advising of recall for passenger seat occupant detection system problem in 2015-18 Forester. Faulty connection may prevent recognition that passenger seat is occupied. Thus,...
9 months ago 1
 
New Harmon Map
Just got notification of a new map update for my 2018 Outback with Harmon head-end unit: Rel_A1.19.24.20 NAFTA published 2019012-06 17:12 Update installed successfully -- took about 1/2 hour IIRC. I...
9 months ago 1