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#1 jp98

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 05:47 PM

I am in the process of obtaining parts for a timing belt change on my 98 Outback with the 2.5. 

 

I ordered a kit that includes 1 tensioner, 2 upper idlers, 1 lower idler, 4 camshaft seals, 1 crankshaft seal, water pump, and the belt.  I also plan on doing a coolant flush and change along with the thermostat. 

 

So what am I missing that should be changed out along with the above list.  The engine has 156,000 miles on it.  Head gaskets have been redone and no noticeable problems.    



#2 davebugs

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 06:47 PM

Check oil pump screws.

 

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#3 91_EJ_22

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 08:12 PM

since ur doing everything mine as well do plugs wires oil and air filter and if it was mine i would seafoam it befor doing all that work



#4 jp98

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Posted 27 May 2013 - 10:14 PM

Oil change hoses and a tune up go without saying,. 

 

I am the kind of person that plans something out 6 months ahead of time just to make sure that I have all the necessary parts.  The nearest Subaru dealer is 60 miles away. 






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