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  • 2006 Litchfield Subaru Forester 2.5STi
  • 2000 Subaru Impreza turbo PPP

Certified petrolhead - long time Subaru owner, mostly high specced (PPP, STi or other performance mods) and will race anything with an engine.

Have been monkeying around with engines since the late eighties.


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awarded  Enlightened
Jan
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awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
26
answered Does a water leaking make the engine heat faster?
Jan
25
answered Car audio wattage quesions, rated vs. peak, vs. RMS
Jan
25
revised How do I know what quality tires to choose? What criteria sets them apart?
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Jan
25
answered Should I turn off my headlights while having the car run to “defrost” while I scratch ice off the windows?
Jan
25
answered How do I know what quality tires to choose? What criteria sets them apart?
Jan
24
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Is there a good crash course website or book for auto repair for beginner who's just getting into auto repair?
Jan
23
answered How to deal with a hot turbocharger
Jan
22
answered How does a belt drive CVT variator work?
Jan
21
answered Using clutch and motor brake - good or bad?
Jan
21
comment Is there a good crash course website or book for auto repair for beginner who's just getting into auto repair?
well, at risk of sounding facetious, this site can be very useful. As you come up against a problem, or an area you need information on, ask the question.
Jan
19
revised battery? or something else
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Jan
18
comment Repairing a motorcycle tire puncture. With heat or without heat?
mac - totally agree. A temporary fix to crawl back to the garage. Where you would buy a new tire :-)
Jan
16
answered Do I really need a lathe to turn my rotors?
Jan
14
comment Why should the fuel petcock valve be turned to “Off” position when not using the vehicle?
a slight addition to this: on many bikes, leaving the selector in the reserve position may cause fuel to drip out onto the floor continually until the tank is empty.
Jan
13
revised Why should the fuel petcock valve be turned to “Off” position when not using the vehicle?
fixed that for you :-)
Jan
9
answered Adjust window end position?
Jan
8
revised My drivers side window no longer closes with one press of the button
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Jan
6
revised If I can feel the difference between two-wheel and four-wheel drive, am I imagining it?
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