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Introduce yourself here, but please ask your Subaru Questions in the proper forums below. thanks! Welcome to the USMB!

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Members Rides

Show off your soob here. Journal the work/mods done to your car, without having it get lost in the questions in the tech forums.

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Historic Subaru Forum: 50's thru 70's

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Any topic discussing Subaru models older than 1979 (1981 for Brat), or vehicle restoration techiques for any model or year Subaru.

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Old Gen.: 80's GL/DL/XT/Loyales...

If your Subaru was built after 1980 but before 1990 or is a Loyale, Justy, XT or XT6 please post here. Includes 1982 and newer Brat, GL, RX&RS. 1600/1800/2700 ea71/81/82 and ER27 engines.

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For XT, Loyale and Justy Series go to the Older Generation of Subaru's.

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BRZ and its Sister the Scion FRS/Toyota GT86

Discussion of the Subaru BRZ and its Toyota/Scion Sister car the FRS or GT86.

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Crosstrek "XV"

Discussion of the Subaru Crosstrek "XV"

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Products for your Subaru

Products for your Subaru - provided by Vendors and Individual forum members - Post your product, ask for reviews, get feedback on actual product usage. The USMB does not endorse any Vendors, but provides this area for any Subaru related vendor to list items for sale. There is no fee to become a Vendor, and no special recognition of a Vendor status. As always, Buy at your own risk. Any scams or "bad deals" may result in banishment.

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Submit a Tip or Mod to the USRM

Use this forum to submit your tips, and the Mods will move it to the USRM, into the proper location. Be sure to give your post a meaningful title. All other USRM forums are locked. Submissions can only go through this forum.

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The old Ultimate Subaru Repair Manual

View the earlier incarnation of the USRM. We are still working on getting everything moved over to the new forums....

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Transmission, Axle, and Brakes

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Heating and Cooling systems

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