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Forum: General Discussions   08-10-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 20,557
Posted By ncbeachbum
I had mine tinted with 3M film a few months ago...

I had mine tinted with 3M film a few months ago to whatever the law is here (35%). The car looks better and keeps it a lot cooler (my paint is cedar green, tan seats). Was parked for a while in some...
Forum: General Discussions   08-10-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 288
Views: 109,464
Posted By ncbeachbum
I sort of didn't mind being stuck in Athens. I...

I sort of didn't mind being stuck in Athens. I really enjoyed out time there. Saved me from driving way down to S florida. This last time I had planned to surf and sup, I couldn't fit either in the...
Forum: Gen 2: 2000-2004   08-10-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,072
Posted By ncbeachbum
I thought it was pin up, the piece of paper that...

I thought it was pin up, the piece of paper that came with it mentioned it. I'll look in the am to see if I can locate the box/etc it came in. Not about to venture out in more torrential rains.
Forum: General Discussions   08-03-2018, 10:15 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 109,464
Posted By ncbeachbum
Headgasket at 134k, CVT issues just shy of 140k....

Headgasket at 134k, CVT issues just shy of 140k. Twice this thing has screwed up vacation. Once the tranny is fixed I'm going to trade it in and move to a different ride all together.
Forum: Parts, Accessories, & Performance   08-03-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,122
Posted By ncbeachbum
https://subaruonlineparts.com/subaru-outback-rear-...

https://subaruonlineparts.com/subaru-outback-rear-seat-back-protector-p-2179.html is what you're looking for.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension   08-02-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,173
Posted By ncbeachbum
I put the GO15s on my 10 earlier this year. I...

I put the GO15s on my 10 earlier this year. I love these tires. A bit louder then the Uniroyals that were on there but they are solid. Snow, heavy rain, mud, etc, they just beast through it. Good...
Forum: Gen 4: 2010-2014   08-02-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,668
Posted By ncbeachbum
I called SOA later and opened a service request....

I called SOA later and opened a service request. She said that while the coverage ended on 7/31 they might be able to do something as it was so close to the date. Bringing into the dealer on 8/14...
Forum: Gen 4: 2010-2014   08-01-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,668
Posted By ncbeachbum
P0971 code

This happened yesterday morning. Stopped by my mechanic, who said the code was in there a couple of times. He reset it and I went on my way. No issues since. The day it happened it was raining really...
Forum: General Discussions   05-28-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,548
Posted By ncbeachbum
A 4Runner would be capable and then some, solid...

A 4Runner would be capable and then some, solid enough that you could use it for a DD. I know a ton of folks who go offroad a lot and they're popular for a reason. If you need luxury, maybe a LC or a...
Forum: Irreconcilable Differences   05-28-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 743
Views: 104,324
Posted By ncbeachbum
Hello fellow E34 owner. From bimmerfest by any...

Hello fellow E34 owner. From bimmerfest by any chance?

I'm in a 2.5L OB. It does the job for the most part. MPG is better than my BMW and it's nice not having to put high test in it.

I still...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension   05-27-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By ncbeachbum
Any signs of a wreck? I wonder if that thing...

Any signs of a wreck? I wonder if that thing caught some air. My wife got air in her 88 Camry, from walking around you couldn't see the damage but a trip on a lift told a different story.
Forum: Gen 5: 2015-2019   05-26-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,127
Posted By ncbeachbum
The dealer near me sends out postcards and calls...

The dealer near me sends out postcards and calls people they've dealt with and tells them that "there are a shortage of used vehicles right now and it's urgent we get some in". They hit me up the...
Forum: Gen 4: 2010-2014   05-25-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 171,325
Posted By ncbeachbum
I had the tray done for my wipers one day while...

I had the tray done for my wipers one day while waiting (in and out in 35 min), when I had my airbag done I had to leave it.
Forum: News & Media   05-25-2018, 07:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,474
Posted By ncbeachbum
Mine would look at it, take a hit from his cig,...

Mine would look at it, take a hit from his cig, then go "huh".

Coworker left dog food in his car. A bear tried to get into it. Destroyed the back of the car (a Rav). Removed most of the cladding...
Forum: General Discussions   05-24-2018, 09:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,670
Posted By ncbeachbum
I used geico for a while, until I was an...

I used geico for a while, until I was an accident. I had to call the state insurance commission (I was in VA at the time) to get action. We had state farm for a while here in NC, their rates kept...
Forum: General Discussions   05-24-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,662
Posted By ncbeachbum
We've had the yellow scourge already, now it's...

We've had the yellow scourge already, now it's oak tassel time.
Forum: Gen 5: 2015-2019   05-24-2018, 08:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,041
Posted By ncbeachbum
Mark the fan with a marker somewhere, after they...

Mark the fan with a marker somewhere, after they "repair it" see if that mark is still there.
Forum: Parts, Accessories, & Performance   05-23-2018, 11:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 37,743
Posted By ncbeachbum
A buddy of mine just bought a Tepui Ayer. He had...

A buddy of mine just bought a Tepui Ayer. He had planned on mounting it on his roof but he had a **** of a time getting it up there and didn't want to deal with the MPG hit. In the end he had a...
Forum: Gen 4: 2010-2014   05-23-2018, 10:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,597
Posted By ncbeachbum
I live at elevation. We have limited snow removal...

I live at elevation. We have limited snow removal eqpt here. Plus my job is mandatory, I have to be there come snow or high water. What got me into the OB was it fit the bill for my needs -...
Forum: Gen 4: 2010-2014   05-21-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,597
Posted By ncbeachbum
[QUOTE=eagleeye;5607249]people have "shoehorned"...

[QUOTE=eagleeye;5607249]people have "shoehorned" things as big as GMC 6.0 in subarus. (moving the rad forward,...and making them RWD)

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That would be cool. Or a good old Slant 6. :)

Got a...
Forum: Gen 4: 2010-2014   05-20-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,597
Posted By ncbeachbum
I'm starting to think I might invest in that. :\ ...

I'm starting to think I might invest in that. :\

I've had AAA basic since 1994. One tow, that was when my 525 lost a fuel pump. The tow driver didn't charge me for the miles it took to get from...
Forum: Gen 4: 2010-2014   05-20-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,597
Posted By ncbeachbum
Not sure of what went in at 99k but what I had...

Not sure of what went in at 99k but what I had done a week or so ago was OEM by a reputable dealer.

Anyway, Left home around noon, made it 140 miles. Stopped to get a drink and gas, the light...
Forum: Gen 4: 2010-2014   05-18-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,597
Posted By ncbeachbum
Update on this. It was the water pump. Had it...

Update on this. It was the water pump. Had it replaced, zero issues at all so far. Going to hit the road for FL in the morning.
Forum: Gen 4: 2010-2014   05-08-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,597
Posted By ncbeachbum
After a couple of days and 100 miles or so on it,...

After a couple of days and 100 miles or so on it, it overheated again. Near home. Taking it in on Wednesday. Hopefully it's something minor. Water pump was done at 99k and at 135k it shouldn't be...
Forum: Gen 4: 2010-2014   05-05-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,597
Posted By ncbeachbum
I saw the generic thermo at a local parts place,...

I saw the generic thermo at a local parts place, it was pretty skimpy. The subie was a bit more but not enough to invoke sticker shock. Rad cap is next, they didn't have any in stock.
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