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  1. Towing
    Hey everybody. 2017 2.5i Limited here. Purchasing a tear-drop trailer (Mean Bean) soon, and plan on towing it part time with an Xterra and part time with the Outback. I know it'll be a little heavy for the OB, as it'll weigh about 1800 lbs. May end up trading in for a 2020 XT in a year or so...
  2. Trip Reports
    Hey all, just took my converted trailer for a 5,000 mile ride from Chicago to Seattle basically and back. Trailer weighs about 1,800 pounds (kept the tongue weight around 190 or below) and I got 15.9mpg average for the trip. Car was a beast did about 30 hours straight to go back home. Could only...
  3. Forum Rules, New Member Information & Intro.
    Hi all I wanted to share some info on my Outback for the fellow Subaru owners here. I recently picked up a 17’ 2.5i with 90k. I put Amsoil in her (Motor & differentials) I also put Wheel’s & Tires & roof rack on. 245/65/17 (stock size 225 was on national back order) I just got the chance to...
  4. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Hey guys, bought my Outback with 90600 miles on it and I've been loving it. Great car for my commute, drive very conservatively and have calculated up to 32 mpg (by trip gauge/gallons, not dash fuel economy). Something I've been noticing lately is that upon deceleration, sometimes frequently...
  5. For Sale / For Free
    Hi all!! I am selling my 4th gen 2010 Outback. If anyone is near Long Beach, Ca, give it a look! 2.5i premium, 117,700 mi, CVT I love the car and it has been so good to me and my family, but I’m looking for something new. My mother bought the car new in 2010, then sold it to me a few years...
  6. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Hey guys, Just purchased a 2016 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited PZEV a couple weeks back. It’s my first car purchase and is replacing my old truck that now needs a new trans. But so i got it from a dealer with 90k miles on it, they did the whole interior/exterior detail and wash and what not. But...
  7. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    (Go easy on me) For those that lifted their 2018 or 2019 2.5 or 3.6 Outback wagon what did that do to your gas mileage / what is it currently now? I have a 2017 4Runner right now and while I enjoy the power the new job has me commuting quite a bit. I'll be doing the occasional trip into the...
  8. Gen 3: 2005-2009
    I have a 2006 outback that needs a new engine, I found a JDM engine that matches up with the car but I want some advice about what I'm getting myself into. What parts need to be swapped form the USDM to the JDM? The car is manual, the engine is from an automatic. Before the JDM goes in I should...
  9. Gen 4: 2010-2014
    I recently had the motor seize on my 2014 outback 2.5i with california emissions. i swapped with a 2.5i with federal emmisions out of a 2014 legacy. it will not start. i was wondering if their is any thing different between the motors that i would need to swap over to make them compatible or if...
  10. Gen 3: 2005-2009
    I want to straight pipe my outback but I'm unsure what to do and what materials to buy. Its a 2.5 naturally aspirated outback. Any suggestions?
  11. my baby

    my baby

    My car, while I was camping, with my kayak and bike on the roof.
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