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Old 04-29-2022, 09:26 AM
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Re: What have you done to your SVX (or other Subaru) today?

Well, finally got to put her up on some stilts
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Old 09-23-2022, 11:34 AM
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Re: What have you done to your SVX (or other Subaru) today?

Got the Subie all tucked in and everything secured near her. Hopefully Fiona will be kind to us. Last time we had storms of this magnitude things were pretty rough. (Juan & Dorian) We were without power for 10 days after Juan.

https://weather.gc.ca/hurricane/track_e.html

https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?ns1
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Old 09-23-2022, 02:17 PM
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Re: What have you done to your SVX (or other Subaru) today?

Stay safe.

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Got the Subie all tucked in and everything secured near her. Hopefully Fiona will be kind to us. Last time we had storms of this magnitude things were pretty rough. (Juan & Dorian) We were without power for 10 days after Juan.

https://weather.gc.ca/hurricane/track_e.html

https://weather.gc.ca/warnings/report_e.html?ns1
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Old 09-28-2022, 10:19 AM
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Re: What have you done to your SVX (or other Subaru) today?

I'm pleased to say that aside from being without power, phone and internet for four days and loosing some big trees the SVX and house are unscathed.

Fingers crossed for those in the path of Ian.
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Old 09-28-2022, 09:40 PM
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Re: What have you done to your SVX (or other Subaru) today?

I'm glad you and your family are all OK.
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Old 09-30-2022, 04:50 PM
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Re: What have you done to your SVX (or other Subaru) today?

Thanks for letting us know! I lost power so many times over the years that I finally got a generator. Now that I'm old and decrepit I'm getting one that turns itself on and off without me having to put on my galoshes and go out in the storm.
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Old 10-01-2022, 06:22 AM
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Re: What have you done to your SVX (or other Subaru) today?

The other day I removed the right front caliper because it was sticking and over heating. I extended the pistons and pressed them back in a few times and lubed the pins and pad mounts and got it working again. When I put the wheel back on and gave it a twist I discovered a very badly worn ball joint. $178 CAD over $200 with tax up here. I ordered one for $65 USD and will pick it up next trip to Ogdensburg, NY.
I also found a small hole in the right exhaust manifold which can likely be welded. I replaced the left one 2 years ago.
Next I smelled fuel and found that a 10 year old section of rubber fuel line had let go. It's one that goes up and over the gas tank. What a pain in the butt to fish a new one through but I got it done.
I jinxed things last week by saying " I haven't spent any money on repairs this year on the SVX".
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