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  1. 1999 Subaru Legacy cv axle issues

    Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    My cv axle is seized into my hub assembly at this point I’ve given up trying to remove it and am just trying to find a new steering knuckle as I’m rebuilding my entire suspension anyways. As it so happens tho it is almost impossible to find a steering knuckle for my 1999 legacy outback anywhere...
  2. 2nd gen KYB's on a 3rd gen outback?

    Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    Hey guys, I've read through a few different articles on here about KYB suspension setup. I'm about ready to replace all 4 struts on my 07 outback and was just going to go with the gen 3's but have seen people recommending gen 2's in rear and gen 3's in the front or even gen 2's all around...
  3. Subframe bushings replacement

    Gen 3: 2005-2009
    Hi guys! I am replacing all the rear bushings on my '07. The only bushings left are the subframe ones. I've ordered a kit from Energy Suspension and it says on their installation instructions that the whole frame needs to be removed (differential removed, driveshaft etc.) from the car for the...
  4. 1998 Subaru Legacy Outback Suspension Question

    Gen 1: 1995-1999
    Hey guys, I'm pretty new to the suspension questions regarding Subaru Outback's. I just bought a 1998 Subaru Legacy Outback and the struts on it are complete trash. So I was thinking about getting some complete struts and just doing all four of them. I don't really do anything fancy and I'm...
  5. Rear shock measurements?

    Gen 5: 2015-2019
    I am looking for some information on the stock rear shocks on the Gen5 outback. If anyone has them laying around in their garage or whatever, I would be super stoked if you could help me out. I'm looking for this measurements in inches or mm: Total length Compressed length Stud diameter and...
  6. Replacement struts compatible with king lift springs

    Gen 3: 2005-2009
    Hi, I have a 2009 outback with rally springs from king springs and a 1" rear strut spacer. Loved the way the car handled when I first installed it, but after a few thousand miles of daily use on dirt roads and atv tracks the dampening power of the struts is nonexistent. It has become a very...
  7. HELP: General Loose/Sloppy Feel w/ strange rattle at low speeds/when shifting

    Gen 2: 2000-2004
    2002 OBW H6 3.0 LL Bean Issues: Sloppy feeling at slow speeds, Loose feeling in transmission Have noticed what feels like looser steering mixed with body roll, but notice the loose/less precise feeling in the wheel more. Also noticed when I shift from park I'll hear a little rattle. I also...
  8. WTB Rear struts assembly for 2008 Subaru outback 3.0 L.L.Bean

    Gen 3: 2005-2009
    WTB Rear struts assembly for 2008 Subaru outback 3.0 L.L.Bean PM me. Thank you.
  9. 07 Outback 2.5l (basic) riding noise (Video)

    Problems & 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...
  10. Gen 2 Rear Suspension Clunk

    Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    I have a 2002 outback and recently I have been having this problem where over bumps my car makes this awful clunk sound like something is banging up against something else. It's especially bad when I go over speed bumps, on the way down when the suspension gets loaded up. I jacked the car up and...
  11. New Subaru Owner with questions (Belt Squeak & Suspension)

    Problems & Maintenance
    I am a Jeep guy that bought his first Subaru, which is a 2014 Outback 2.5 with 70k miles. So I am familiar with Jeep Forums, and I know that the questions I am about to ask have more than likely already been answered in another thread. However, after looking, I have not found the exact answers I...
  12. SUBARU OUTBACK COILOVERS (HELP PLZ)

    Wheels, Tires, Brakes, & Suspension
    Hey guys, I have a 2004 Subaru Outback limited(sedan) and was wondering if 2005 legacy coilovers would fit on my car, it’s been really hard finding any types of aftermarket parts for this car let alone figuring out what parts are interchangeable, thanks :)
  13. Upgraded my suspension - anyone need OEM parts?

    For Sale / For Free
    Yesterday I installed the King Springs and KYG struts sold on primitiveracing.com on my 2009. Overall went well but I ran into some serious issues assembling the front struts. Ended up cracking a spring compressor and having to go buy a new pair. 1" lift looks great though and I'm really happy...
  14. Bilstein shocks availability for 2020 Outback

    Gen 6: 2020-Future
    Bilstein makes shocks and struts for the previous generation of Outback, but haven't made them available for the 2020 - There's no indication that it's an upcoming product, so if like me, you want Bilstein to make shocks for our 2020 Outbacks, you can submit a product request. Let them know if...
  15. Does a aftermarket strut tower bar void factory warranty?

    Gen 5: 2015-2019
    Hello All! I received conflicting answers from Subaru and I was hoping you could help me with your own personal experiences. Has anyone had their suspension warranty voided due to adding an aftermarket strut tower bar? Thanks, CecilOutback
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