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Forum: General Forum 3rd February 2018, 01:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By Liberty Valance
The more I think about it, I reckon the claim is...

The more I think about it, I reckon the claim is just a wind up.

Surely no one would really contemplate such a conversion. The engineering and logistics are mind boggling, the benefits...
Forum: General Forum 2nd February 2018, 03:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 371
Posted By Liberty Valance
Forester Solid Axle Conversion

I've never heard of such a thing but this fellow mentions it as a future upgrade to his offroad forester.

tims-2007-subaru-forester-custom/...
Forum: Private For Sale Classifieds 12th October 2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 199
Posted By Liberty Valance
5 x 17" Forester XT Alloy Rims

I have listed them on Gumtree for $300.

See link for pictures.

https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/point-vernon/wheels-tyres-rims/5-x-subaru-forester-xt-17-alloy-rims/1162375566

For...
Forum: General Forum 4th September 2017, 10:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 160
Posted By Liberty Valance
Vehicle and Camper Storage - Darwin

We're doing the 'Big Lap' next year and want to take advantage of cheap flights from Darwin to Bali to visit family. I'll need a safe place to park a Patrol and Camper Trailer for 3 or 4 weeks.
...
Forum: Transmission and Driveline 28th August 2017, 04:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By Liberty Valance
Tailshaft Compatibility

I need a replacement tailshaft for my automatic 07 XT Forester.

Are all automatic SG tailshafts interchangeable or are the turbo ones different?

Thanks in advance
Forum: Tyres/Tires and Wheels 13th June 2017, 10:40 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,808
Posted By Liberty Valance
Not sure I'm really excited about copper wheel...

Not sure I'm really excited about copper wheel nuts when the Australian Standards call for high tensile steel :lol:

However I've edited my previous post for accuracy:biggrin:
Forum: Tyres/Tires and Wheels 8th June 2017, 04:58 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,808
Posted By Liberty Valance
Gentlemen, what you see here may well be the only...

Gentlemen, what you see here may well be the only set of high tensile steel M12x1.25 R13 19mm Hex Wheel nuts in the world.....

https://www.seabreeze.com.au/Img/Photos/Other/12030045.jpg
Forum: Electrical and Lighting 7th June 2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By Liberty Valance
Thanks for the feedback about Optima. Looks like...

Thanks for the feedback about Optima. Looks like I'll just stick with the same Century 75D23L again.
Forum: Electrical and Lighting 6th June 2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 767
Posted By Liberty Valance
Battery Upgrade - Optima D35 ?

Is anyone using an Optima Yellow Top Dual Purpose D35 Battery as their main starting battery?

The specs look impressive and the price is about $325
Forum: Tyres/Tires and Wheels 23rd May 2017, 01:26 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,808
Posted By Liberty Valance
The first Engineering workshop I approached about...

The first Engineering workshop I approached about Option #372 refused to do it. Apparently, it is illegal to perform that modification without engineering approval.

Fortunately this prompted...
Forum: Private For Sale Classifieds 11th May 2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 437
Posted By Liberty Valance
Voice message left on your mobile.

Voice message left on your mobile.
Forum: Tyres/Tires and Wheels 9th May 2017, 06:46 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,808
Posted By Liberty Valance
That may well be the safest option. The 15"...

That may well be the safest option. The 15" pepperpot wheels were OEM equipment on the Audi A3 8L, this car used a M14x1.5 R13 lug bolt.

I did another experiment tonight using 24mm and 26mm discs...
Forum: Tyres/Tires and Wheels 8th May 2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,808
Posted By Liberty Valance
Extensive googling of Audi sites would had me...

Extensive googling of Audi sites would had me believing that the OEM Pepperpot wheels on early A3's are a R13 radius (ball) seat.

So I figured I could test this with an experiment at home. I...
Forum: Tyres/Tires and Wheels 5th May 2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 26,808
Posted By Liberty Valance
Did anyone find a source for M12x1.25 R13 ball...

Did anyone find a source for M12x1.25 R13 ball seat wheel nuts?

My preference is to find the correct fitting nuts.
Failing that, what is the best backup plan out of using R12 nuts versus...
Forum: Tyres/Tires and Wheels 11th February 2017, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,568
Posted By Liberty Valance
I paid $500 for the set of 5 which included the...

I paid $500 for the set of 5 which included the original center caps.

On closer inspection their condition could only be described as brand new. The original owner had them removed from his new...
Forum: GPS and Communications 7th February 2017, 05:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,360
Posted By Liberty Valance
I believed the Firies were the last emergency...

I believed the Firies were the last emergency service to transition away from UHF but there a bushfire going on about 3 kms from me at the moment and my can't pick up any talk by scanning with my 80...
Forum: Suspension, Handling and Brakes 7th February 2017, 03:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 693
Posted By Liberty Valance
Forget it, way too much trouble and will cost you...

Forget it, way too much trouble and will cost you more than buying a replacement car.

Buy the forester cheap from your friend and drop an engine in it.
Forum: Wanted 5th February 2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By Liberty Valance
WTB - SG Forester Standard Rear Springs

As decribed in title, I'm looking for a pair of Standard Rear Springs to suit an 03-08 Forester.

PM me if you can help

Thanks.
Forum: Tyres/Tires and Wheels 8th January 2017, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,568
Posted By Liberty Valance
You motivated me into action. I have grabbed...

You motivated me into action. I have grabbed these pepper pots from gumtree. http://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/varsity-lakes/wheels-tyres-rims/audi-alloy-wheels-genuine/1132740075

The ad was...
Forum: Tyres/Tires and Wheels 5th January 2017, 10:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,568
Posted By Liberty Valance
On the topic, has anyone experimented with other...

On the topic, has anyone experimented with other 5x100 15" Audi Rims?

Say, like these ones for example....
...
Forum: Suspension, Handling and Brakes 17th December 2016, 03:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,479
Posted By Liberty Valance
Radiator hose extensions Exhaust modification

Radiator hose extensions
Exhaust modification
Forum: Suspension, Handling and Brakes 21st November 2016, 04:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 969
Posted By Liberty Valance
In Australia we call them Liberty's because...

In Australia we call them Liberty's because Legacy was trade marked. I had a lifted Liberty as did many others. It was a the previous generation to yours. In the gen 1 Liberty's SG forester front...
Forum: Subaru Australia forum by MotorCulture 8th October 2016, 09:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By Liberty Valance
Levorg = Stupid name But.. I suppose at...

Levorg = Stupid name

But.. I suppose at least it's not a Quashqui !

Seriously, who comes up with this rubbish?

The recipe is so easy....

If you want to sell to boys name the car after an...
Forum: Under the Bonnet/Hood 28th September 2016, 05:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By Liberty Valance
Hi Barra, try http://www.ausubaru.com/ as the...

Hi Barra, try http://www.ausubaru.com/ as the guys over there are more into their Brumbies and EA81's.
Forum: Suspension, Handling and Brakes 18th September 2016, 04:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,204
Posted By Liberty Valance
I don't do interweb well, can you post a link to...

I don't do interweb well, can you post a link to this please??

I taught Fandizzle everything he knows so I'm sad he didn't tell me first 😉
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