Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Friday August 29, 2014
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
NASIOC
Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences Home Registration is free! Visit the NASIOC Store NASIOC Rules Search Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Calendar Archive NASIOC Upgrade Garage Logout
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC Subaru Models > Legacy Forum

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-25-2002, 01:23 PM   #1
potenzaus
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 5278
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Bay Area
Default Do I need to lubricate all the ...

... the bolts' threads of the swaybar and strut tower upon installation? Would grease be okay or something else is better?

Would 215/55/16 and 225/50/16 tires fit perfectly with the OEM wheels of a 2000 Legacy GT?

Thanks.

* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
potenzaus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-25-2002, 01:26 PM   #2
ciper
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 15543
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: san francisco, ca
Vehicle:
90BJ Legacy LS ABS
AWD 946 Rio Red Jpn built

Default

You dont have to lubricate the bolts, just where the rubber comes into contact with metal, so that would be the mounting bushings and one side of the drop links possibly.

You could get away without lubing any of it, but you may get alot of squeeking.
ciper is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-25-2002, 05:42 PM   #3
HIHO
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 7624
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Hopefully on a nice single track.
Vehicle:
BD5; family sedan
that just wooped your ass

Default

Use a white lithium grease.
HIHO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-25-2002, 05:46 PM   #4
gavin
Scooby Specialist
 
Member#: 3198
Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: Portland, OR USA
Vehicle:
2005 GT LTD Wagon
Garnet Red

Default

You don't want to use a petroleum lubricant on rubber bushings - it'll disolve em. Poly bushings are fine, though.
gavin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-25-2002, 05:49 PM   #5
tora
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 5851
Join Date: Apr 2001
Chapter/Region: VIC
Location: Vancouver
Vehicle:
09 Forester XT
+ NA Miata

Default

As said you don't need to lubricate all the bolts but should use never-seez. You can't go wrong using it and should never have siezed bolts if used. As for tires you can fit both those sizes, but the 225 will be a little pinched on that narrow a wheel. It works much better on a 7 inch wheel.
tora is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Do I need to replace all 4 tires? (Sort of urgent I guess) formula91 Tire & Wheel 9 12-17-2007 05:11 AM
in the process of priming turbo. do i need to unplug all 4 coil pack? VajraTLR Factory 2.0L Turbo Powertrain 9 12-30-2005 09:05 PM
1 blown tire, do I need to replace all 4? Capt Crunch Tire & Wheel 17 06-06-2004 05:23 PM
Do you need to buy from the dealer who will do service on your car? RhinoRex Newbies & FAQs 2 03-23-2003 05:41 AM
Help! Need to change all the Locks! Yebisu69 Tri-State Area Forum 4 11-22-2001 09:31 AM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:30 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2014 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2014, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.