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  1. Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Howdy Gang, So I am about to take possession of a '19 OB w/130k miles but I know the owner and it has been all freeway. Vehicle is well taken care of, but only oil changes, tires, rear brakes and spark plugs (@110k) have been performed. No services to the CVT nor diffs at this time. I am...
  2. Gen 3: 2005-2009
    Good day Everyone, 2008 5MT Pzev Outback 2.5i SOHC Hope you are all well. I am looking at doing the replacement of fluids for the 5MT front transmission/diff and rear diff. Royal Purple 75w90 seems to be the product I can get in my area. Anyone have experience with this particular product? How...
  3. Gen 4: 2010-2014
    I heard humming noise from front side of my 2014 outback. A mechanic suspects that it is from differential. Anyone had experienced the same problem? What is the cost to replace front differential?
  4. Outback Unpaved
    Hey all! ---1999 Subaru Legacy Outback 2.5--- Just curious about getting a center or rear differential that I can lock and unlock. I know its a good move to improve off-road capabilities however I am concerned about additional damage I might be doing to the vehicle. Should I be worried...
  5. Engine & Drivetrain
    I have a trans pan that I have to replace the seal on but I'm trying to figure out if it's the trans pan leak spread to the diff area or if the diff is leaking too. If so what is that? A gasket, seal or just a bolt tighten?
  6. Engine & Drivetrain
    Hey errybody, new to the site. My Impreza is coming along, 2" lift on its way as I type, but I've got a real head scratcher here wondering of anyone has at least heard of something similar. Just picked it up from a small dealership, great shape, runs great drives great. I take it on the hwy for...
  7. Engine & Drivetrain
    My 09's front dif is "seeping" (Not completely leaking but fluid is still escaping.) Does anyone have any experience with that and have anyway to resolve it? From what I've been told it is very hard to fix and would be better to just replace it. Its only got 127,000 miles so I'm not sure if its...
  8. Performance Parts & Accessories
    I’m looking all over the place for info about rehearing the diffs in my ob (2015 2.5i.) Essentially I want to regear to 4.44 from the standard 4.11. I want to put taller tires on and be able to crawl (at least a bit better.) It seems that people are only doing this to old legacy models and wrx...
  9. Engine & Drivetrain
    Hey guys, so i have a 2011 subaru impreza outback sport that i need some help with. So it was shaking while braking about a month ago and i replaced the rotors and pad. Fast forward to a couple days ago and im driving to work and the whole car starts shaking real bad if you do anything above...
  10. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    So this issue just started a few days ago... after returning home from about a 50 mile drive I pull in to my garage (flat surface concrete) and put the car in Park and hear this loud Clack- pop sound, Put the car in Rev same thing, Drv same thing... Put the car back in Park same thing... turn...
  11. Engine & Drivetrain
    Hiya all! Is the front differential on my outback the same as my rear diff, the R160? They are both stock open diffs. I will be installing a one of these at some point in the future in my rear diff, and am wondering if I can do the same to the front. Cheers.
  12. Gen 4: 2010-2014
    GM all. Need some help figuring out what is the problem I did the service for differential about a month ago so not sure if that is related but just saw the leak from the diff. It is apparently from the top in the middle where the diff connected to the frame. I am attaching pictures they are not...
  13. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    Hi everyone - newbie here, sorry for the long 1st post. I'm experiencing a serious issue and wanting to get some additional suggestions so this doesn't end up becoming an even more costly situation later on, I've seen a few great threads detailing a similar issue with but the resolution details...
  14. General Discussions
    Hallo all! I've a US 2009 Outback SE with the 4EAT. Was just wondering if anyone could help me figure out what type of transfer case (or whatever you'd wanna call the "center diff") I have in the vehicle. I've seen a few conflicting things about Outbacks with VDC. Some say if you have VDC, and...
  15. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    I recently just replaced a front Driver side CV axle. With a Napa NMD 942043 basically a rebranded Cardone Select 637355HD, HD meaning Heavy Duty which is why I choose it. Almost identical looking to oem. After the previous cheap aftermarket from Advance Auto Started to go, causing vibrations in...
  16. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    I posted a thread about this not to long ago and got an answer pointing to the front end suspension. This could still be the case but after a quick inspection of all the bushings and looking for play, I couldn't find any issues. Below I'll link a video with me driving and demonstrating the...
  17. Problems & DIY Maintenance
    A few weeks ago I started hearing this whistling noise coming from the front end, potentially the front passenger side wheel area. I checked transmission fluid which was fine, just had the oil changed as well. Here's a short clip of the sound:
  18. Spider gear assembly

    The parts I need fit over the end of this part inside the differential. The square hole goes over the end.
  19. Cup washer/spacer close up

    This is another shot with the pieces put together to illustrate the parts I need.
  20. Differential top view

    This is to show where these 'cup washers' go inside the differential
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