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Forum: General Forum 26th January 2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By Subaru Man
David has now done a CVT guard for my SJ...

David has now done a CVT guard for my SJ Forester. Excellent workmanship and very happy with the result and extra protection!
Forum: Suspension, Handling and Brakes 17th January 2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 330
Posted By Subaru Man
I was already a fan and I am now a true believer!

I was already a fan and I am now a true believer!
Forum: Suspension, Handling and Brakes 17th January 2018, 06:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 330
Posted By Subaru Man
As the proud owner of the blue Forester (photos...

As the proud owner of the blue Forester (photos of both Foresters at Fraser Island) I am very happy with 2 inch lift from SubiLiftOz. I was hesitant to go 2 inch (was going to go for one inch) but I...
Forum: General Forum 5th January 2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By Subaru Man
Maybe something like this would avoid the antenna...

Maybe something like this would avoid the antenna being too high when in the city or going under a tree branch etc. Where required it seems you can just lie it down flat. There are 7 positions. ...
Forum: General Forum 5th January 2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 326
Posted By Subaru Man
As far as mounting the antenna is concerned I saw...

As far as mounting the antenna is concerned I saw a video the other day that said that the best spot was on the roof rack as it gives extra height compared to the bull bar. On the same basis the...
Forum: Tyres/Tires and Wheels 6th December 2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,174
Posted By Subaru Man
I was thinking the same thing. The most posts...

I was thinking the same thing. The most posts I've seen for a long time!
Forum: New Member Introductions 3rd December 2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By Subaru Man
Quite a few have sump guards made by David Wilson...

Quite a few have sump guards made by David Wilson who is connected with the Subaru club in Victoria. I will PM you his number as you could give him a call. His plates are a very good alternative...
Forum: Tyres/Tires and Wheels 3rd December 2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,174
Posted By Subaru Man
"The bloke who had the SG with the latest ATS 15...

"The bloke who had the SG with the latest ATS 15 Geolanders reckons they are so unimpressive on road, he is getting dedicated road tyres/rims and will only use the A/T's when off roading. I can...
Forum: New Member Introductions 3rd December 2017, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 225
Posted By Subaru Man
Hi there pbilz. As a fellow SJ driver I am...

Hi there pbilz.

As a fellow SJ driver I am sure you will continue to be happy. One major upside of getting a sump guard is that it GREATLY reduces the amount of sand in the engine bay. I have...
Forum: Tyres/Tires and Wheels 3rd December 2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 163
Posted By Subaru Man
Road Used to always run 34, now 38 on advice...

Road Used to always run 34, now 38 on advice from tyre dealer and no problems re being too harsh.
Dirt To date, haven't gone on extended dirt tracks so I just leave pressure as is and never...
Forum: Tyres/Tires and Wheels 26th November 2017, 02:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 125
Posted By Subaru Man
I've had no similar problems with my GO15's.

I've had no similar problems with my GO15's.
Forum: Video Clips 11th October 2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 362
Posted By Subaru Man
Looks good.

Looks good.
Forum: General Forum 5th October 2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,078
Posted By Subaru Man
I think if you can fit it in fully inflated then...

I think if you can fit it in fully inflated then great. I am happy to put it in fully deflated. I may well get a flat after typing this but I haven't had a flat tyre for about 25 years so I either...
Forum: Bolt-On Bits, Accessories and Protection 2nd October 2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 937
Posted By Subaru Man
I would be interested to know as well as I have...

I would be interested to know as well as I have considered getting the Pioneer Platform for my 2016 Forester.
Forum: General Forum 2nd October 2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,078
Posted By Subaru Man
Hi Oldman. I am not sure but I think it is a...

Hi Oldman. I am not sure but I think it is a creative idea and there is only one way to find out. I would definitely give it a go if I was happy to change the stock wheel well. I am certain that...
Forum: Tyres/Tires and Wheels 13th September 2017, 06:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,939
Posted By Subaru Man
When I bought the GO15 225/70/16 the Tyres & More...

When I bought the GO15 225/70/16 the Tyres & More dealer suggested 38psi to improve tyre wear. All depends on which dealer it seems!
Forum: News, Recalls, Rumors and Media 27th July 2017, 05:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,581
Posted By Subaru Man
I would buy one as a weekend car if I could!

I would buy one as a weekend car if I could!
Forum: Recovery Gear and Offroad Driving Tips 26th July 2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Subaru Man
Looks good. I have seen other photos of the...

Looks good. I have seen other photos of the gearbox cover that are much smaller. I am guessing you think is worth getting the longer guard as you have?
Forum: Recovery Gear and Offroad Driving Tips 24th July 2017, 05:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Subaru Man
Gearbox cover

Hi everyone.

I have read that some people get slots put in their gearbox cover.

I can understand the reasons for doing this re a sump guard cover, but is there any reason for slots in a...
Forum: General Forum 22nd July 2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,078
Posted By Subaru Man
Hi all. Further to posts above I have now been...

Hi all. Further to posts above I have now been able to fit 225/70/16 to my 2 inch lifted SJ Forester with no issues at all. Of particular interest potentially is that I have been able to fit the...
Forum: Tyres/Tires and Wheels 22nd July 2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 678
Posted By Subaru Man
I had the previous previous model Cooper CS4 on...

I had the previous previous model Cooper CS4 on another vehicle and was happy with them.

I now have the Yokohama Geolandar GO15 on a 2nd set of rims. I have driven at highway speeds in rain and...
Forum: Members Journals 8th July 2017, 03:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,723
Posted By Subaru Man
My 1999 Outback was the same colour as how yours...

My 1999 Outback was the same colour as how yours started out. I am not sure if their were any visual changes between these years as your stock version looked just like mine did, at first glance at...
Forum: New Member Introductions 14th June 2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By Subaru Man
This may not have any bearing for you, but I do a...

This may not have any bearing for you, but I do a lot of highway travel for work most days a week. I'm not sure what model it was introduced but the multi-media system in my current model SJ (even...
Forum: New Member Introductions 9th June 2017, 11:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 705
Posted By Subaru Man
Current model SJ Forester has 17 inch wheels on...

Current model SJ Forester has 17 inch wheels on 2.5i-L model so no issues re 18 inch wheels, and if needing more side profile for sand etc can fit 16 inch wheels which I am in process of doing. No...
Forum: General Forum 28th May 2017, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By Subaru Man
Hi Kevin. I've replied via PM.

Hi Kevin. I've replied via PM.
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