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Markw1952
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Do You Need Under Carriage Protection?

Subaru's use boxer engines that sit low in the engine bay even though the car has higher than normal ground clearance. If you drive over gravel roads, rocks or debris could fly up and damage your c...

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Markw1952
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Protective Plates For Subaru Outback?

Have any of you considered putting protective metal plates on the undercarriage of your Outback? See link, http://get-primitive.com/3-pro...

Markw1952
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Which Car Will Last Longer?

In the long term, will a 2010 Subaru Outback Limited hold up better from a mechanical and hardware perspective than a 2009 Toyota Prius? And why? Please state your reasons for each. And, if yo...

Markw1952
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Subaru Boxer Vs. Atkinson Cycle Engine ? Reliability And Longevity?

Could you please explain why the Atkinson cycle Inline Four is more popular than the flat Four horizontally opposed Boxer engine? Is it because of production costs or some other reason. Other th...

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Markw1952
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Double Vs, Single Overhead Cam-

In 2013, the Subaru Outback changed engines to a double overhead cam and timing chain but only gained 3 horsepower. Unfortunately, there's percentage of cars that burn excessive oil with the newe...

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Markw1952
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How Much Research Do You Do Before Purchasing A Car?

Maybe you just lease for three years? You don't ever have to worry about serious repairs because you're in essence renting the car and have the option of turning it in? Its not just the right model...

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Markw1952
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Did You Know That The Subaru Lineartonic Cvt Is An In-house Transmission?

Most Japanese cars use a CVT from Jatco transmissions. This is actually a great thing, be happy about this. If you have had any problems with your Subaru Lineartonic CVT, let's hear it. There's ...

Markw1952
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Warning Lights For Temperature On 2010 To 2014 Outback

SUBARU says that their reason for changing to a warning light instead of a gauge is to more quickly catch your attention while driving. They say that if you see a flashing red temperature icon on ...

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JVTP
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I Am Looking At A 2014 2.5l Outback To Pull My 1600 Lb. Camper. My 2007 For...

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bertajane
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How Do I Get My Cd's Out Of My 2002 Outback 6 Cd Player. It Used To Work, N...

2002 Subaru Outback multi CD, cd's stuck. we tried the eject button, doesn't work. When turning on car it sounds like cd's are moving around, they don't play either. We don't really want to take dash...

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Markw1952
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Ride Quality

Why did you purchase your Subaru Outback over other models, Subaru or not? How important is ride quality to you? Would you give up a little acceleration for a better and smoother ride?

Markw1952
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What Brought You To Subaru?

How did you discover the sweet sounds and performance of "flat engines "? Do you think they have a performance sweet spot, with the equal torque and horsepower specs?

Markw1952
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Towing Capacity Difference

DID YOU CHOOSE THE OUTBACK OVER THE FORESTER MODEL FOR HIGHER TOWING CAPACITY? 2700 FOR THE FOUR, AND 3,000 POUNDS FOR THE SIX?

Markw1952
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Do You Regret Not Getting The Subaru Outback 3.6?

OK, you got the 2.5-liter engine for fuel economy. Do you really think that's enough or do you miss the higher performance of the H6. The Outback seems pretty responsive with the Four and 80 p...

Markw1952
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Subaru Cvt With Oil Burning Problems- All Models

HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE OUT THERE WITH OIL BURNING ISSUES ON ANY MODEL SUBARU WITH CVT? Do you have one and what model and year is it?

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Markw1952
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Allison Transmission Vs Cvt? Is There A Difference?

These transmissions seem similar, but, I really don't know. Both have paddle shifters and the ability for engine braking. My Subaru Outback Limited has their Lineartronic CVT transmission. ...

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Markw1952
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Would You Buy Another Outback?

Are you pleased enough with your car that you'd either buy another one or recommend to a friend? I would.

Markw1952
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Cvt? ?

Is it working well for you? Would you buy it again? Is it saving fuel?

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Markw1952
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Insurance Cost On Outback 3.6 Vs 2.5

A number of posts online suggested that the cost to insure the H6 vs. the H4 is very significant and some people said they purchased the Four over the Six for this reason. Did this affect your decis...

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