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#126 2013-05-18 22:53:05

corporateD
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Registered: 2007-05-20
User Number: 2052
Posts: 136

Re: Ok, gripes about the 9-2x.

But seriously folks, after six years of owning this car, I have so few complaints.  Yeah the paint sucks.  And now, I'm working on the things that will make it drive the way I want it to, but I love the Subaru reliability and performance.

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#127 2013-05-20 18:49:51

izzle87
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From: Louisville, KY
Registered: 2012-07-21
User Number: 7453
Posts: 558

Re: Ok, gripes about the 9-2x.

I have yet to have mine for 6 months yet much less 6 years lol, but i definatly in this short time have realize how sad the factory paint is. I have owned cars twice this ones age that had better condition paint that was original. Past the paint though i love this car, i think a lot of the time people compare their new car to their old ones and thats where a lot of issues may arrive. For me i am very happy with the little saabaru , my only real issue is the damn thing seems to be a bird magnet i have NEVER owned a car before that has been targeted as much as this one.


2005 92X STI - Daily Toy/ SCCA
2007 WRX STI Limited #715 Pearl White
1992 Nissan Sentra SE-R  - Dream Street Motorsports loaner car

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#128 2013-05-21 11:12:55

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Re: Ok, gripes about the 9-2x.

F'N hatch latch is stuck again  banghead


-Goob

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#129 2013-05-21 14:21:46

corporateD
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Registered: 2007-05-20
User Number: 2052
Posts: 136

Re: Ok, gripes about the 9-2x.

I've told my wife that if something terrible happens, engine blows or whatever, I'd be super happy to spend the few grand to rebuild, replace it instead of looking for a new car.  I plan on keeping this thing at least until 200,000 miles.

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#130 2013-05-21 14:48:17

Augie
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Registered: 2009-01-02
User Number: 3426
Posts: 1695

Re: Ok, gripes about the 9-2x.

corporateD wrote:

I've told my wife that if something terrible happens, engine blows or whatever, I'd be super happy to spend the few grand to rebuild, replace it instead of looking for a new car.  I plan on keeping this thing at least until 200,000 miles.

My engine was rebuilt at 90,000

Im at 148,xxx and within last six months ive PM'd by replacing

All suspension bushings(really suggest this one)
Struts
wheel bearings
ball joints
half shafts(front)
She drives like brand new again ready for another 150,000


05' Saab 92x Aero OBP Standard Stage 2
Yes, some mod messed with my profile and Im cranky because of the passive aggressive nature of this

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#131 2013-05-21 14:52:39

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From: Chicago, IL
Registered: 2005-07-18
User Number: 562
Posts: 14251

Re: Ok, gripes about the 9-2x.

goob_os101 wrote:

F'N hatch latch is stuck again  banghead

Me too.  mad


2005 Saab 9-2x Aero 5MT | 275whp/250wtq | [email protected] | SOLD
2014 Focus ST 6MT | Tuxedo Black | SOLD
2012 Mazda 3 Hatch 2.0 AT | Shiny Blue

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#132 2013-05-21 15:03:35

Augie
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Posts: 1695

Re: Ok, gripes about the 9-2x.

hammyt wrote:

goob_os101 wrote:

F'N hatch latch is stuck again  banghead

Me too.  mad

Mine periodically sticks I have found that physically moving the handle back to the closed position and then using the door switch to open and close the locks a couple of times will open it. Then I lube it when I get home. It seems to me that the unlock isnt catching because the handle gets stuck in the open position rather than the lock itself is broken/ rusted shut.


05' Saab 92x Aero OBP Standard Stage 2
Yes, some mod messed with my profile and Im cranky because of the passive aggressive nature of this

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#133 2013-05-21 15:15:37

hammyt
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Re: Ok, gripes about the 9-2x.

Yup that is exactly what is happening.  Once the dirt builds up enough.  Then you clean it with WD40 and then eventually dirt sticks there and the cycle continues.  Kinda funny tho.


2005 Saab 9-2x Aero 5MT | 275whp/250wtq | [email protected] | SOLD
2014 Focus ST 6MT | Tuxedo Black | SOLD
2012 Mazda 3 Hatch 2.0 AT | Shiny Blue

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#134 2013-05-25 15:27:44

izzle87
Creator of bastard child vehicles
From: Louisville, KY
Registered: 2012-07-21
User Number: 7453
Posts: 558

Re: Ok, gripes about the 9-2x.

Augie wrote:

hammyt wrote:

goob_os101 wrote:

F'N hatch latch is stuck again  banghead

Me too.  mad

Mine periodically sticks I have found that physically moving the handle back to the closed position and then using the door switch to open and close the locks a couple of times will open it. Then I lube it when I get home. It seems to me that the unlock isnt catching because the handle gets stuck in the open position rather than the lock itself is broken/ rusted shut.

Mine was messed up when i first got it, lubed it and it worked fine for about a week and then did it again. Ended up taking the assembly out of the car and disassembled the thing and cleaned and lubed everything and bent a lever or two until everything worked properly and put it back in and haven't had any issues since


2005 92X STI - Daily Toy/ SCCA
2007 WRX STI Limited #715 Pearl White
1992 Nissan Sentra SE-R  - Dream Street Motorsports loaner car

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