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Flatout Suspension GR Lite Flatout Suspension GR Lite

This past weekend I installed the Flatout Suspension’s GR-Lite coil overs and Rallitek spacers. They arrived packaged in the box. There were a couple things that to note for the install. They are longer than stock suspension. They do fit. I had to disconnect the front sway bar links to drop the control arm low…

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Yes! The 09-13 Subaru Forester 2.5XT has bigger front brakes than the non-turbo Forester. So I was unsure if they would fit. Method’s website say they clear 300mm callipers. I checked the owners manual and the Subaru Forester’s are 300mm. Hopeful they would clear the brakes, I nervously placed the order and waited patiently. And today…

Read More Do 15 inch Method 502 wheels fit a 2009-2013 Subaru Forester 2.5XT?

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I’d been considering setting up an adventure vehicle to access the backcountry roads for ski touring. A 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5XT sat stored at our property for a year. It was my folks’ and then my younger brother’s until he got married and moved to the UK. It needed some work so they offered it…

Read More 09-13 Subaru Forester XT – The start of an adventure vehicle

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For the past year a 2009 Subaru Forester 2.5XT has sat stored at our property. It was my folks and then my younger brother drove it until he got married last year and moved to the UK. It needed some work so they offered it to us. I had other things I’ve been working on……

Read More From the backyard to the backcountry – the start of an adventure vehicle