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 Post subject: What's this for?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 1:57 pm 
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I just picked up my 2013 Outback and I noticed that on one the cables that lead to the twist and stow rudder, there is a small O-ring sliding along. I pushed the cable guides out from inside the hull to check and see if there was an o-ring for the other guide, but there isn't.

Before I cut it off, can someone tell me what is the purpose of this o-ring?

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 Post subject: Re: What's this for?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 2:08 pm 
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The o-rings belong inside the tube to help keep most water from leaking into the hull through the tubes when the rear is underwater or splashed. Maybe you can carefully push it back in. It helps limit water intrusion, but is not essential.

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 Post subject: Re: What's this for?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 4:24 pm 
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Mine slides out occasionally, it's easy to push back in snug with the car keys before launch.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 5:59 pm 
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that is the... aaah, ummm----Flux Capacitor. yea, that's it.

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 Post subject: Re: What's this for?
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bjb wrote:
Mine slides out occasionally, it's easy to push back in snug with the car keys before launch.


dont they make medication for that???? :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: What's this for?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 7:11 pm 
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uno mas wrote:
bjb wrote:
Mine slides out occasionally, it's easy to push back in snug with the car keys before launch.


dont they make medication for that???? :lol:


Ahahahaaaaa....Oh man, this thread's going to go no where good now :lol:

Thanks for the info all.

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 Post subject: Re: What's this for?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 7:58 pm 
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uno mas wrote:
that is the... aaah, ummm----Flux Capacitor. yea, that's it.


lol, it's been a long winter!

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