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  1. Subaru Factory L101SAL013 Trailer Hitch Issues and Dissapointments

    Gen 5: 2015-2019
    I had a Subaru L101SAL013 hitch installed on my 2017 Outback 2.5L thinking that hey, it's factory, surely the engineers know what they are doing so that's going to be my best option. Plus, I wasn't too keen on the aftermarket hitch install on a 2016 I had which required two large holes to be...
  2. Rear mount bike racks

    Gen 5: 2015-2019
    I am considering a rear mount Kuat rack for my 2018 Subaru Outback 3.6R. I am concerned I will lose rear video (back-up camera) and block rear sensing equipment. Does anyone have experience with this?
  3. Rear Bike Carrier Suggestions for a 2020 Outback with RCTA and RAB

    General Discussions
    I’m a mountain biker and just got a 2020 Outback. I’m looking for suggestions on rear bike carriers from other bikers with Outbacks. One of my concerns is how a rear carrier reacts with or interferes with the Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA) and Rear Automatic Braking (RAB). Does anyone have...
  4. Locking pin location in Subaru factory standard trailer hitch?

    Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Hi all. I have a 5G Outback (2018) with the Subaru official trailer hitch (1.25" receiver). I bought a used Thule bike rack that goes in the hitch and the locking pin holes don't line up. See the photos. Does anyone know - does Subaru put the locking pin holes in a nonstandard location...
  5. How to fit 5 bikes

    Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Hi! I would love some advice from the braintrust here who have experience with carrying bikes on the Outback. I have a Gen 5 Touring and we are a family of 5. I'd love to be able to carry 5 full size bikes (2 road, 3 hybrid) and ideally some extra storage on top. There are likely a few...
  6. Bikes


    before the new bike rack
  7. The Outback

    The Outback

    Pic of new 2004 Outback w/ rocky mounts bike rack