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Owned 1998 Subaru Outback 225K, replaced head gasket than bought engine online .
Stuck in Utah for a week to do engine swap.
Currently own Tribeca 2009 124K, month ago replaced idler pulley , AC bracket and V belt.
In 2002 I went across Legacy don't remember a year but has 325K and still for sale in running condition.
 

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The previous owner overheated the engine around 88k, so the heads were warped when I bought the car. .
Do you know what happened?

We got our B9 when it was about to turn 40k and drove it to 90k with nothing but some minor front suspension work at about 60k that cost under 500 at the dealer. That, oil changes, and a set of Toyo Open Country AT II. Uphill, the B9 would start to overheat in hot weather rather easily. Turning AC off corrected the problem.

We got the 2008 when it had 108k. I immediately noticed more serious front suspension issues than the B9 had at 60k and I had the dealer do the work for free since the car came with 2 month warranty. I did the 120k myself. Now at 128k. In terms of the car's day-to-day operations, which means short hops and occasional short trips, there are no issues at all and no oil consumption at all. However, there is a very minor leak from the valve cover gaskets already. Twice, when returning fully loaded on the interstate in hot weather from several hundred miles away the car drank more than a little oil. So, there is something brewing.

The 95 Legacy was bulletproof. We let it go at 19 years of age and 180k simply because I did not want to keep it on the street. The biggest potential hassle on that car was a failed AT rubber seal at about 125k which could have been quite expensive had it not happened in town. Never had a repair costing me more than 500.

The 13 OB was purchased new. It has 45k now.

Come to think of it, I have had four Subarus for over 200k total, two purchased at around 110k and I have never paid more than 500 for any repair. Yeah, it will happen, but this is still pretty remarkable. By contrast, I twice paid around 600 for regular service, for the B9 at 60k and the OB at 30k.
 

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We have 120 k on our 08 just had the brakes worked on both fronts CVs replaced & timing gasket replaced by a shop since I had a stroke.
 

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I have 147,000 on my 2003 Outback and 82,000 on my 2005 WRX. With many more Subie miles to come.
 

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67k with my '08 Tribeca. No works done, but ones related to the accident.

Before I sold a '06 Outback 2.5i MT with almost 100k, which gave me some trouble with the fly-wheel, replaced twice, with spare under guarantee, but work paid by me. I also replaced a joint of the front suspension.
 

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I just bought a 2009 Tribeca Limited with 165k on it. Im so happy to be back in a Subaru! I've owned a 98 RS, 01 RS, 00 Forester, 2005 Saab 92-X Aero.
 

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Former Soobs
83 GL wagon w/ 97k
97 Lego Brighton wagon w/ 221k
03 Lego wagon w/ 237k
07 Outback w/ 147k

Current and newly acquired soob
09 Tribeca Limited w/ 40k! - added 3rd row seats and replaced the gas door pull knob
 

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Just hit 200,000 this past Sunday. Wife asked why I was taking a video of the instrument panel.
 

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Could have swore I saw a 440k mile Tribeca out there somewhere.
 

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first time owner of B9

First time owning a Subaru and I love it. I have had my 06 Tribeca B9 for 6 years now having to fix a few things but nothing to crazy. As of right now she has 298000km and still strong.
 

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Headgasket and cooling issues is rare for the H6. The 06-07 tribeca seems to have more than the outback, and it is interesting to wonder if it is related to the heater core getting plugged issue. Any which way, it's not super common. I purpose it is mostly seen in people who purchase used from dealer where the previous owner dumped it because of the problems.
 

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Headgasket and cooling issues is rare for the H6. The 06-07 tribeca seems to have more than the outback, and it is interesting to wonder if it is related to the heater core getting plugged issue. Any which way, it's not super common. I purpose it is mostly seen in people who purchase used from dealer where the previous owner dumped it because of the problems.
Yep. I'm just unlucky.
 

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No cooling issues, no headgaskets issues? You have been blessed.
No I have installed a new rad and timeing chain guide which was odd it was broken. There was a knock at idle but went away under power. Ended up being a timing chain guide/ tensioner.
Now i have a code coming up on dash ER55. Just trying to get this problem fixed. Aswel as code p0456 on my code reader, it says that it's a vacum line or maybe gas cap.
 
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