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scalman last won the day on July 26 2020

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About scalman

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    searched stuff about subaru , lifting, offroad.
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    male, from lithuania. like adventures, camping, cars, off road,
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    Outback 2001 2.5AT , VDC / 2006 3.0R 5EAT VDC

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  1. scalman

    outback 2005 , 3.0 VDC 180kw project

    Since when subaru's got this bad? Did cvt killed it?
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  3. scalman

    outback 2005 , 3.0 VDC 180kw project

    why i never found this info before from anyone ? SH9 forester front struts are about 2cm longer or more even and they fit bolt on for 3.0/2.0D BP outback models, so you get free lift , more travel for same price. rear ones could be adapted too , they just need bottom bushing changed i think. but for now i put SH9 forester struts in front with 5cm spacers, in all i got 7cm lift or some more there
  4. scalman

    outback 2005 , 3.0 VDC 180kw project

    small tires 225/50R17 , enjoying forest in this years amazing winter
  5. scalman

    05' Outback 3.0 VDC

    how rear diff broke. looks like mine as all 2005 outbacks on 3.0 are 3.27 there , so will look now for other used one. cv axles are fine strangelly they didint broke or anything , only diff . when i lift rear car passenger side wheel spins freely with cv axle and in diff there it bad noise , but drive shaft doesnt spin . driver side wheels spins with cv axle too and with drive shaft means that side is still good then . i wonder in wat way that diff could be still used , maybe make it welded diff then. had some fun just before it started clicking rattling noise
  6. scalman

    05' Outback 3.0 VDC

    now propper rear spare tire carier foldable back, 2 positions full back and just enough back so trunk will open for smaller spaces hi lift jack winter edition upgrades and as winter is here and snow is here that means to have lots fun with car
  7. scalman

    outback 2005 , 3.0 VDC 180kw project

    hi lift jack winter modification for better grip
  8. scalman

    outback 2005 , 3.0 VDC 180kw project

    tire carier done. looks strong , feels strong as well, folds down in 2 positions , fully or just enough to open trunk like in places where is not much space maybe, well just option that could be done easy so why not.
  9. scalman

    outback 2005 , 3.0 VDC 180kw project

    DIY tow hitch spare tire carier. just holes and bolts missing from pics.its folding back, when its folded back have idea to make then table on top of that so you can sit inside trunk and have table there or sit on sides in chairs. but that will add later.
  10. scalman

    05' Outback 3.0 VDC

    with all those cheap led lights nowadays , those where like 10-25 euros and have led ring for like DRL and then full beam combine spread and spot. just 30w but they pretty small so could fit under grill even make it like hidden ones
  11. scalman

    05' Outback 3.0 VDC

    went to some hardcore MT tires on some cool 15 rims that i painted myself in white is it hardcore off roader now ? well no as my gearbox went to limp mode because of direct clutch solenoid went stuck or smt wrong with it
  12. scalman

    outback 2005 , 3.0 VDC 180kw project

    so now its almost off road ready car with proper MT tires, at least i can fit 15 rims there so more choice for tires on those rims. just my gearbox save some solenoid problems still but i will try fix that change solenoid soon and then test maybe more was even thinking can i put some manual dual range with this engine, from same year manual models that have dual range , but i dont think my ECU would work with that so then more modifications and maybe even reflashing ECU must be done that this engine would work with manual loose all VDC stuff then .. hope my 5EAT can be fixed still there hi lift jack works fine as before ... but now i put back those black winter tires because those MT are too loud to drive daily did some more grinding on brake calipers but it was allmost no needed rly i still think this gearbox can be really good if it will work ok , with proper MT tires aired down it could drive pretty good. and most foresters here dont do more then 5cm lift so i have pretty good clearance too there. still driving with my 7cm spacers lift without any other spacers, just made longer rear bottom link to make wheels about right camber . all other just standard.
  13. scalman

    Ej22 l series vs 2005ish h6 outback off road

    just driving on sand H6 outback wont have any problems. air down and drive. depends what sand it is. i drove on sand with wither tires without any problem. autos are better on longer trip off road i would think . your manual clutch can cook fast there.
  14. scalman

    outback 2005 , 3.0 VDC 180kw project

    no its not better really car feels much better and drives better even with getting all those missfire erorrors, its getting worse after i deleting errors rly ... i kinda drives then in limp mode ... not good launch no good nothing ... and lots more errros now for me like gear box solenoid D erros thats it direct clutch solenoid .. .so guess gearbox can make all car just being slug too. changed oil in gearbox still that solenoid error but now not so fast as before... trying some MT used tires and 15 rims size ... i know its not fit on those models but with 25,, wheel spacers its allmost good fit .. just need little grind there . its 235/75R15 it still too close to brake calippers i guess but for today thats all.. will try to grind it next day and see how it will go ... its shame my gearbox wont let me try those wheels properly it goes into that limp mode now again after 2 days. i mean i drain some oil from gearbox then it lwt me drive for like 2 days and then it goes again into that limp mode where i cannot drive normal. still i use car as i need it ... but feels just bad to do it torture it . but then when it lets me drive normal it launches like champ there ... for 1-2 days though not more . that weird , why oil drain from gearbox then fixes that direct clutch solenoid error for couple days . then it goes again to error.
  15. scalman

    outback 2005 , 3.0 VDC 180kw project

    that sounds changes when i switch between gears like from P to R to N and to D it makes different sound as i switch between them, and then when that ABS light comes up and solenoid D error i can feel kick in gearbox to wheels and with that error on car drives very slow and just bad. so that must be same problem then i guess sound and errors