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Subaru Head Failure follow up.

So, the Subaru is back on the road after being at the garage for a few days. The heads started failing and leaking coolant internally and externally back in January. I have 158k on the odometer and with that many miles I am not all to upset having to get the work done. I can attribute the high mileage on the vehicle leading up to the repair, due in part to REGULAR maintenance of the vehicle. I religiously change the oil and filter every 5k-7k after getting the car used, with 78k on the odometer. Air pressure and tire rotation is critical too to prevent binding in the drive line and reduction of unwanted heat in the tranny/block/separator plate near the block and tranny location. I also have the radiator flushed and filled every year along with the tranny and rear diff fluids; escpecially if you do the above shown picture in my car. So basically have your Subaru or if you do the work yourself, keep up with the maintenance regularly. Your car will be loyal to you. I opted to not trade in

Rollins at the Sonar Club - Provoked - Spoken Word pt2.

One more time. It could be many times and I would insist on returning to the Sonar Club to see Rollins do his Spoken Words show. Hugh and I returned for another lesson from the great Think Tank of this era. With the end of a presidency that many wish to forget, Hank keep his material for the course of 3 hours...not bashing Bush. Rollins covered some of GW's flaws during the last hour but most of the content in which he talked about was the question, 'What is freedom to you?'... as in all the similarly phrased bumper stickers we see plastered on the rear of pickup trucks, SUVs or poorly kept Pontiac Grand Ams. The definition of freedom sometimes isn't always defined by the second amendment or the ability to practice your religion free from persecution. Rather, Rollins went on to weave the tale of his worldly travels; visiting Beruit and Pakistan. In these countries where tensions are intense and protests, in the streets regarding an elected official's assassination