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  1. cardoc
    06-13-2013 11:16 PM - permalink
    cardoc
    PLFR6A-11 is the OEM plug for the H6, regardless of the model.
  2. NauticalTech
    06-13-2013 08:11 PM - permalink
    NauticalTech
    Hello Sir,
    I was wondering if I could ask your opinion on which spark plugs to run in by `01 H6 non VDC?
    Either the: NGK 7654 PLFR6A-11 Double Platinum
    or NGK 6619 LFR6AIX-11 Single Iridium
    or Denso SK20HR11 Iridium Long Life 120k

    I can see you really know your **** and would love to hear your real world experience w/ these engines! Also whats your preference on oil? Im doing a 5w-30 full synthetic.
    I just bought the car a month ago and she has 133k on her, but she doesnt make a single noise and Id like to keep it that way to 300k+

    I appreciate any knowledge you could throw my way
    Thanks Man
    Joe
  3. cardoc
    06-05-2013 08:27 PM - permalink
    cardoc
    SD, Posted to your thread.
  4. SubyDuby
    06-05-2013 02:18 PM - permalink
    SubyDuby
    Hey, I replied on this thread... wanted your input on it

    "I recently bought an UltraGauge to monitor real time fuel economy. I have noticed a considerable higher fuel economy number when taking the car out of gear. It's about double (literally double) what I get compared to keeping it in gear and downshifting. I hit 178mpg while going down hill and out of gear. It was around 80mpg while I was in 5th gear.

    I'm curious to what you guys think of this based on the conversations we've had here about the best way to drive for fuel economy."

    https://www.subaruoutback.org/forums/...l-ouch-10.html
  5. subaruman62
    05-27-2013 12:40 PM - permalink
    subaruman62
    i am going to put a pic now after i cleaned out the hole. tell me if you think its tappable for 10mm i know i can do that.
  6. out_bk246
    05-25-2013 12:07 PM - permalink
    out_bk246
    Hey, the diagram would possibly help. The fan appears to run fine, but i didn't check if both are running. I will start by replacing the relay. Can this be found at the local shops like Advanced, and oreileys? There are multiple ECUs on ebay from the same car I have found. $50 and under. Does this sound like a decent plan?
  7. cardoc
    04-17-2013 12:47 AM - permalink
    cardoc
    I got the HID from a guy I work with and the projectors are from Retro Fit Source online. RTS makes the projectors.
  8. Marcos
    03-24-2013 02:29 AM - permalink
    Marcos
    Cardoc, can you tell me what Plug-n-Play HID lights you used? I'd like to do that to my '01 OBW.

    Thanks!
  9. boxterfan67
    01-31-2013 04:38 PM - permalink
    boxterfan67
    Hey cardoc...this is boxterfan67. Do you have a link to the drive belt for my 02 H6 OBW
  10. ifar5051
    01-01-2013 02:02 PM - permalink
    ifar5051
    hello,
    I read your response to the check engine code P0420, and I have the same code, I have a 2002 outback that we just drove to Oakland, CA. from Boulder, CO. and back and the car did great! It was a total of 2,500 miles or so. I replaced the upstream o2 sensor in California because it gave me a code for it. that helped it to balance it's fuel mixture again. than in WY. on the way home it was a chilling -13 degrees and I was on a large hill and got alot of speed and the check engine light was flashing, I figured it was freaking out because the air was way too cold for that amount of rpm's and it stopped when I slowed down. but than it reappeared with the P0420 and I can smell fuel but there is no other symptom that you mentioned. It is running great, I had the cat converter replaced a year ago, it has a new battery, maintains good temperature, can you help me?

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    2001 VDC/SC One of a Kind
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09-19-2018
08:51 PM - Rhineholio mentioned cardoc in post H6 VDC Transmission grinding
...t have to. Thanks cardoc! The amount of infor...
07:23 PM - GoonersBlueWagon mentioned cardoc in post Head Gasket Procedures and Quotes (DC Metro area)
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12:36 PM - GoonersBlueWagon mentioned cardoc in post Head Gasket Procedures and Quotes (DC Metro area)
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09-18-2018
01:29 PM - plain OM mentioned cardoc in post Temp Sensors - P0117
1 Lucky Texan cardoc The 3rd gens have...
09-16-2018
02:27 PM - nhgonz mentioned cardoc in post 98 Outback losing coolant
cardoc Cooling fans are wor...
09-15-2018
02:38 AM - SamuraiTowel mentioned cardoc in post My 04 OBW H6 build thread
Thank you cardoc, I was thinking alon...
09-09-2018
03:36 PM - kiwisix mentioned cardoc in post Torque Converter question
...els and tyres. As cardoc suggested there was ...
09-07-2018
08:10 AM - cardoc mentioned epinc in post P0171 DTC code, MAP Sensor? Gen2 H6
... Good One :29: epinc Don't take AWDFTW w...
09-04-2018
12:40 PM - cardoc mentioned Jonjonbear in post '03 H6 Bank 1 Misfire
Jonjonbear It may be that your...
08:10 AM - RoughDiamond mentioned cardoc in post Car will not start
... read steady. As cardoc mentioned, a quick c...
09-03-2018
07:57 PM - kiwisix mentioned cardoc in post Torque Converter question
...hanks traildogck, cardoc, the loud noises ha...
08-29-2018
07:49 AM - Josh Sparrow mentioned cardoc in post What did you do with your 2nd gen OB today?
cardoc I sparingly greased...
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08-27-2018
06:02 PM - plain OM mentioned cardoc in post Deleted Posts
05:56 PM - plain OM mentioned cardoc in post P0420 Diagnosis
...he cat. Will await cardoc 's view and any sugg...
07:45 AM - cardoc mentioned Josh Sparrow in post What did you do with your 2nd gen OB today?
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08-26-2018
07:40 AM - plain OM mentioned cardoc in post P0420 Diagnosis
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08-25-2018
08:52 AM - cardoc mentioned Ebteckx in post H6 blowing fuse 11
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08-24-2018
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08-23-2018
07:40 AM - cardoc mentioned jcgiff in post P0420 Diagnosis
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02-14-2019
01:06 PM - ParabelluM quoted cardoc in post Electrical system, not battery, supposedly not alternator
...o cables... Thanks, Cardoc! I am on this way ri...
08:43 AM - Evil Soob quoted cardoc in post SOLD 2010 2.5i Premium For Sale $7000
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05:35 AM - seagrass quoted cardoc in post oil seepage
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02-13-2019
07:00 PM - windwalker quoted cardoc in post oil seepage
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02-11-2019
07:56 AM - cardoc quoted Mtripps in post Basic noise-diagnostic questions
Any ideas on this one 2018 O...
02-09-2019
07:58 PM - traildogck quoted cardoc in post $500 obxt
If you get hood struts to f...
02-08-2019
09:37 AM - idosubaru quoted cardoc in post 2005 L.L. Bean Cat Removal
It is a big deal. If engin...
08:21 AM - cardoc quoted idosubaru in post 2005 L.L. Bean Cat Removal
First get some new spark plugs...
02-06-2019
08:46 AM - cardoc quoted MikeC5 in post P0420 Diagnosis
After 2 months or so the P0...
08:12 AM - cardoc quoted Chilidawg in post SOLD 2010 2.5i Premium For Sale $7000
Why, oh why do you have to be ...
02-02-2019
09:47 AM - cardoc quoted Shaggin Wagon in post First Subaru, 2001 OB scored for $900
GOOD NEWS! Second Subaru, 200...
02-01-2019
09:43 AM - fcfordlord quoted cardoc in post '03 H6 1,3,5 misfire
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01-30-2019
08:47 AM - cardoc quoted Maxboost08 in post Occasional Hesitation while Driving
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01-28-2019
08:07 AM - cardoc quoted rouser in post Drivetrain squealing
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01-22-2019
01:27 PM - cardoc quoted kcy in post P0420 Diagnosis
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01-21-2019
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01-19-2019
12:20 AM - kcy quoted cardoc in post P0420 Diagnosis
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01-18-2019
10:50 AM - cardoc quoted TravisCaligula in post H6 Swap into 2000 2.5 5MT
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01-17-2019
07:14 AM - cardoc quoted tim portland in post Cvt oil at temp flashing
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01-16-2019
07:14 AM - cardoc quoted scoobydoo2 in post Cvt oil at temp flashing
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