2" Spacers

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Re: 2" Spacers

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If i remember right the 03 uses regular Outback struts. The 04-06 use a different strut.
Ben Staad wrote: Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:20 pm For my 03' I was able to find KYB Struts at Autozone.
06Suparu wrote: Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:37 am I havent been able to find struts or springs anywhere but a dealership
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Re: 2" Spacers

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I like they are made from steel now. Ive seen some youtube videos that showed the spacers looked like they were a cast part. Probably why he said he didnt do aluminum casting anymore.
Ben Staad wrote: Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:01 am Not sure if the link works correctly but here is a short video with the spacers from SJR:

https://www.facebook.com/10000646732184 ... 1459688065
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Re: 2" Spacers

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I think you are correct if I remember all my googling correctly. I also think the spring set up is a little different.

Good luck on your search.
06Suparu wrote: Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:21 pm If i remember right the 03 uses regular Outback struts. The 04-06 use a different strut.
Ben Staad wrote: Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:20 pm For my 03' I was able to find KYB Struts at Autozone.
06Suparu wrote: Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:37 am I havent been able to find struts or springs anywhere but a dealership
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Re: 2" Spacers

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Yea. He just switched over to all steel.
06Suparu wrote: Thu Sep 24, 2020 1:23 pm I like they are made from steel now. Ive seen some youtube videos that showed the spacers looked like they were a cast part. Probably why he said he didnt do aluminum casting anymore.
Ben Staad wrote: Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:01 am Not sure if the link works correctly but here is a short video with the spacers from SJR:

https://www.facebook.com/10000646732184 ... 1459688065
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Re: 2" Spacers

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How do you post a photo? Do you need a host site?
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Re: 2" Spacers

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When you are writing a post..at the bottom there is a button that says attachments. Click that and it will let you download pics.
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Re: 2" Spacers

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Nothing exciting here. Just looking to post a progress pic.

When I bought this a few months ago there was no front bar or deflector. Interested to see if a 2" suspension lift will change appearances much.
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Re: 2" Spacers

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If you look real close at the bug guard you will see one white bolt.

When I was putting this on I dropped one of the bolts and couldn't find it. I heard it clang around but it disappeared somewhere. Luckily I had a bolt (albeit white and not black) in my drawer of misfit bolts.
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Re: 2" Spacers

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Looks like mine..minus the bug guard. I think im doing the 2 inch lift this winter..after hunting season ends lol
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Re: 2" Spacers

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BTW. Thank you for showing me how to post a photo. It's appreciated.
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Re: 2" Spacers

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No need to thank me. I enjoy helping. I cant wait to see more as you do projects
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Re: 2" Spacers

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Hopefully you will not get to watch me replace a head gasket. [smilie=asa.gif]
06Suparu wrote: Fri Oct 02, 2020 7:22 am No need to thank me. I enjoy helping. I cant wait to see more as you do projects
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Re: 2" Spacers

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I had to replace the engine in mine. I did head gaskets in my Outback a couple months ago with the engine in the car. That wasnt as bad as i thought it would be. Next time i unbolt the motor mounts so i can move the engine side to side.
Ben Staad wrote: Fri Oct 02, 2020 8:52 am Hopefully you will not get to watch me replace a head gasket. [smilie=asa.gif]
06Suparu wrote: Fri Oct 02, 2020 7:22 am No need to thank me. I enjoy helping. I cant wait to see more as you do projects
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Re: 2" Spacers

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Here is the 2" spacer kit. I forgot to include the rear spacers/lift in the picture I took. Steel and non-galvanized as advertised.

Will post the completed install in a day or so.

Not very experienced with this stuff but it looks well put together to me.
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Re: 2" Spacers

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Wow that looks beefy. I just cant wrap my head around the square tubing part and where it attaches..
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