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  1. Mark W. Martin
    05-07-2016 12:46 PM - permalink
    Mark W. Martin
    Hello,


    I saw your name posted in a thread mentioning that you had recently gotten a 2008 Outback LL bean addition.


    I am currently searching for either a 2008-2009 LL Bean or 2008-2009 XT limited to replace my 1997 Legacy GT wagon that has 245,000 Miles on it.


    I was just wondering if you could tell me how you like it and if you are familiar with the XT Limited? What things I should look for in either model? Do the H6's have the same head gasket issues as the four cylinder models? I had mine replaced at 97K which I guess is pretty typical.


    I found an 2008 LL Bean with 79k miles that I am going to drive today. I haven't driven either of the cars I am interested in but I did drive a 2008 Outback limited but I felt that the shift points with the AT made it sluggish and not as responsive as my GT. Some searches on that is what got me interested in cars with the 5 speed AT.


    Any info would be appreciated.


    Thanks


    Mark
  2. DavidPeab
    02-09-2015 09:44 AM - permalink
    DavidPeab
    Sorry Paul, I haven't surfed down there in 20 years. This is another activity like back woods X-country skiing that ends with "and then I had kids." Hit Rt 12, the local road that runs closest to the ocean, not the highway and look for surf shops when you get as far as NC. There used to be a fairly decent one in Duck. Also, search for them on your phone. The folks there might be willing to share a break or tell legend of a good one further south. BTW, bring a wet suit. The waters probably still 40-50 degrees F.

    I had an 8' Hobie that should be in a museum. :-) Hang ten dude.
  3. grimsurfer
    02-07-2015 07:12 PM - permalink
    grimsurfer
    Hi David,

    I got your contact details from @eagleeye, who thought you might be able to provide some info on surf breaks in the Hilton Head, SC area. I'm going down there in a few weeks. It's not the best time of the year, but it's way warmer (and has better surf) than Canada!

    I'm a mal rider (8' Walden), but have a 7' fish (Superfish II). Any good breaks or handy beach entrance points?

    Oh yea, I'll also swing by Myrtle Beach for a few days as well.

    TIA,

    Paul
  4. Reece-e-moe
    10-17-2014 12:46 PM - permalink
    Reece-e-moe
    Thanks ill keep you updated going to check out the wagon sunday
  5. DavidPeab
    11-15-2013 09:06 AM - permalink
    DavidPeab
    I used a buffer which made a huge difference. More than a year later now and they are maybe only 85% as clear, but no yellowing.
  6. batmobile
    11-13-2013 04:06 PM - permalink
    batmobile
    hey just read an old thread on headlight restoration but was wondering if your windex, blue cleaner and mineral spirits restoration is as good as other products? seems easy and cheap. but...does the headlight re-fog often or re-yellow often? if so how much...
    dont want to start making the surface of them yellow by using products.

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    Male, 50 something (The new 40!)
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    Pasadena, MD
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    Sailing
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    Graphic Artist
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    Little Red, 2000 Outback H4 "Limited" - Onyx, 2008 LL Bean 3.0R
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    Set the Wayback machine to the year 2000 Sherman... when Little Red was problem free.

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01-12-2017
10:35 AM - eagleeye mentioned DavidPeab in post 05-09 legacy/outback rally innovations rally bar
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12-26-2016
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12-22-2016
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...l it Little Red. = DavidPeab has that. and I g...
12-12-2016
11:32 PM - DavidPeab mentioned mcbrew in post Snow Tires in Maryland 2008 2.5i
...rily a tire shop). @mcbrew had some with the wh...
07:26 PM - eagleeye mentioned DavidPeab in post Snow Tires in Maryland 2008 2.5i
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12-08-2016
10:04 PM - eagleeye mentioned DavidPeab in post Need advice on what to look for when checking out a 2000 Legacy Wagon GT
...he head gaskets.) DavidPeab just lives with the ...
12-02-2016
10:36 PM - eagleeye mentioned DavidPeab in post So how many Newbies are former VW TDI Sportwagon Owners?
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11-25-2016
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10-28-2016
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10-27-2016
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10-26-2016
09:21 PM - Tekt mentioned DavidPeab in post What did you do with your 2nd gen OB today?
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10-18-2016
01:51 PM - eagleeye mentioned DavidPeab in post New member from MD
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10-17-2016
01:47 PM - eagleeye mentioned DavidPeab in post Weird stuff with your spare time?
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10-07-2016
04:54 PM - eagleeye mentioned DavidPeab in post The Outback is better off road than my lifted 4WD pickup truck. (With video!)
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09-23-2016
05:13 PM - DavidPeab mentioned toysbyus in post Acorns and The Laws of Physics
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09-22-2016
07:56 PM - eagleeye mentioned DavidPeab in post Acorns and The Laws of Physics
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09-20-2016
10:08 PM - DavidPeab mentioned traildogck in post 08 OB LL Bean
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09-15-2016
08:11 PM - DavidPeab mentioned grantwilson in post What is this?
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09-13-2016
11:24 AM - DavidPeab mentioned grossgary in post Excessive wheel play after axle replacement
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09-12-2016
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01-24-2017
02:25 AM - johnre quoted DavidPeab in post Drilling dashboard?
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01-10-2017
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01-09-2017
09:26 PM - DavidPeab quoted asjoseph in post ... they're waxing your break lining ~
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01-07-2017
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01-06-2017
11:48 PM - DavidPeab quoted traildogck in post tdck's crazy Cherry Bomb Mod Thread
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12-20-2016
06:08 PM - number9 quoted DavidPeab in post Misfires on all four cylinders and significant loss of power
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12-18-2016
02:37 PM - md1609 quoted DavidPeab in post Deal or no deal?
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12-12-2016
11:32 PM - DavidPeab quoted eagleeye in post Snow Tires in Maryland 2008 2.5i
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12-11-2016
03:05 PM - brian0128 quoted DavidPeab in post 2017 3.6R Limited CWP in Maryland
Beautiful outback! Very clea...
01:52 PM - DavidPeab quoted papajam in post I hate toll roads
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08:34 AM - papajam quoted DavidPeab in post I hate toll roads
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12-10-2016
01:36 PM - littlefish quoted DavidPeab in post What did you do with your 3rd Gen OB today?
Owning an old Subaru does not ...
12-08-2016
06:50 PM - DavidPeab quoted cdbma in post Device steals FOB code
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12-05-2016
08:51 PM - taylorsleeps quoted DavidPeab in post What did you do with your 3rd Gen OB today?
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08:47 PM - DavidPeab quoted littlefish in post What did you do with your 3rd Gen OB today?
tackled the battery drain beast...
08:44 PM - DavidPeab quoted taylorsleeps in post What did you do with your 3rd Gen OB today?
Replaced the oil cooler o ring an...
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12-04-2016
04:15 PM - papajam quoted DavidPeab in post I hate toll roads
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12-02-2016
11:07 PM - DavidPeab quoted 99red_lesbaru in post Bearings and ball joints
Are the ball joints the culprit fo...

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