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    Subaru outback 4x4

    My 07 outback is getting replacing and instead of selling it off cheap someone suggested to use it for 4wd trips where you know you're going to scratch the paint, put a dint in a panel, scrape the belly etc..

    Anyone had a go at lifting one? That's the main issue I can see is clearance, if I managed to find a way to bring it up 2-4 inches it could go a lot of places, got decent a/t tyres already, traction control in Subaru's is bloody good (no need for diff lock)....

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    There are lift kits around from Aus and the USA. They don't increase articulation, just height. A few clips on youtube.
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    Quote Originally Posted by gadgetman View Post
    There are lift kits around from Aus and the USA. They don't increase articulation, just height. A few clips on youtube.
    Yeah been looking at YouTube since it got suggested to me, quite surprising how well they do!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 223nut View Post
    Yeah been looking at YouTube since it got suggested to me, quite surprising how well they do!
    Yeah. Was thinking of doctoring the Forrester once the kids have learnt to drive in it. Manual with low range.
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    Don't you have an 80 series?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gimp View Post
    Don't you have an 80 series?
    Yeah but I don't want to damage it, I inherited it from my old lady, if I put a scratch on it I will have to go to my bedroom and ground myself.
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    If you're going somewhere that you expect to damage an 80 series I imagine it'll do a heck of a lot worse damage to an Outback....

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    Quote Originally Posted by gimp View Post
    If you're going somewhere that you expect to damage an 80 series I imagine it'll do a heck of a lot worse damage to an Outback....
    Depends on the type of damage... underbody sure, but a big fat 80 series will get more paint scratches squeezing between gorse bushes etc.

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    Watch the first minute of this. After that is goes south pretty quickly.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K2OLClwWtfg
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    Link with this to aussie supplier.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=agYHxYcuoEQ&t=19s
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    Be easier and cheaper and you will go more places just selling it and buying a $2000 vitara/surf/pajero/terrano
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan_Songhurst View Post
    Be easier and cheaper and you will go more places just selling it and buying a $2000 vitara/surf/pajero/terrano
    Yeah, can see it being sold.... But maybe I need somethig for the 80series....

 

 

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