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Markw1952
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Boxer H4 Or Inline 5 - 2.5

Would you rather have the H4 or Inline 5 Cylinder with the same displacement? The Inline 5 would have an extra cylinder but have a smaller bore vs. the Four. Which of these engines would be smoother...

Markw1952
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75,000 Miles On A 5 Year Old Car

Is that considered abnormal by today's standards and just broken in? Do you plan on joining the Subaru "high mileage club" with regular maintenance?

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Markw1952
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Abs - Will You Fix It If It Fails?

Many new cars are equipped with anti lock brakes today, but, at some point in a vehicle's life the system will fail. At that point, will you consider replacing the system to normal operation?

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Markw1952
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How Many Miles Annually?

How many miles do you typically put on your car each year? If you answer please state the make, model and year of your car. If possible, please indicate if the majority of these miles are commut...

Markw1952
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Subaru Boxer - Is It Like An Old Vw?

Is the boxer engine design similar to an old air cooled VW engine?

Markw1952
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Would You Buy A "salvage Vehicle "?

To save money, would you consider purchasing a vehicle with a "salvage title "? I don't recommend this, but, that's a discussion for this forum.

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Markw1952
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Boxer Engine Vs. Inline Engine

Are two heads better than one? We all know that V8s and V6s are powerful engines with two heads and banks of cylinders, so, is the "boxer engine " with the two opposed heads using a similar techno...

Markw1952
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Awd In Wet Weather?

Have you had experience driving on wet pavement? Have you noticed that AWD is better than 4WD in rainy conditions?

Markw1952
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Did You Notice That The Torque And Horsepower Of Most Subaru Engines Are Id...

Unlike many American cars, the Subaru engines have an almost identical torque to horsepower ratio. This theoretically should favor a smoother power band and responsive acceleration at low, mid and ...

Markw1952
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Did You Purchase A Subaru For The "boxer Engine "?

Did the design of the engine influence your decision? Are you pleased with this decision? Do you think that the engines rev up more quickly than inline Fours? I definitely do think that they do.

Markw1952
1,195

H4 Or H6?

Is the Six cylinder really that much faster or would you rather save on fuel?

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Markw1952
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Are You Happier With The Fuel Economy Of The 2.5 Four Or Do You Miss The Ac...

The Four cylinder engine with the available CVT transmission goes 0-60 in about 9.7 seconds, while the Six cylinder is 2 seconds faster. Yet, the fuel mileage of the Six cylinder really adds a lot...

Markw1952
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How Efficient Is A "boxer Engine "

Do you think "boxer engines " are more efficient in the way they deliver power?

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Markw1952
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Do You Think That The H4 Engine Will Last Longer Than The H6?

Over the weekend I met a person who has a 2010 Subaru Legacy with CVT and 150,000 miles on their car, a lot of miles for five years. They have had no problems of any kind other than routine maint...

Markw1952
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Do You Agree With The Average Mileage That Should Be On Your Odometer?

Kelley Blue Book lists the average mileage on a Subaru Outback at just over 75,000 miles for a 2010. However, a 2010 Impreza is listed for normal odometer mileage at 65,000. This is not a mistake....

Markw1952
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Should Subaru Install A "fuel Blivet " On Their Vehicle's For Increased Saf...

In case you were unaware, a fuel blivet, is a flexible bladder just like the fuel supply reservoirs for aircraft. They expand and contract so when fuel is depleted there's no air pockets in the m...

Markw1952
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Subaru "boxer Engines " Do You Think They Have More Low End Torque?

Boxer engines are "over-square" meaning they have a shorter bore and stroke and larger cylinders and pistons. Normally, people usually associate higher torque with "under square " engines that hav...

24 views with 3 answers (last answer about a month ago)
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