What's Wrong With This Picture: Only Recalling The Head Gaskets Edition

whats wrong with this picture only recalling the head gaskets edition

The use of the word “petrol” should clue you in a bit here.


Yes, it’s from India, and it was a Saab 9-2x style tie-in with the General during the period where they were invested in Fuji Heavy Industries. Our own Doug DeMuro did a post on the Chevrolet Forester a while ago, in which he praised the car’s 2.5-liter engine. Looking at this advertisement, however, I suspect that it’s actually powered by the two-liter engine that was also available. Which means that the head gaskets are probably fine.

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  • Jco Jco on Jul 16, 2014

    but he's not our Doug anymore

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    • Jack Baruth Jack Baruth on Jul 16, 2014

      @bball40dtw There's a big housekeeping post coming in two weeks, trust me.

  • Csj Csj on Jul 16, 2014

    I am surprised about the foot of water issue. The airbox for these cars is right under the hood, and even if water gets into the intake, there is also a trap for the water before the air charge hits the filter. The fuse box is at the same level on the other side of the car. I've forded ~18" of water (enough to go over the hood moving at 10mph) with no issues in my lowered Impreza, on which the Forester is based.

  • David C. Holzman David C. Holzman on Jul 16, 2014

    It looks just like a Subaru Forester. That bowtie on the front makes it an oxymoron.

    • Beerboy12 Beerboy12 on Jul 16, 2014

      that's because it is a Subaru Forester with a Chevy badge.

  • Snavehtrebor Snavehtrebor on Jul 17, 2014

    Four stroke engine? Sweet!

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