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Old 01-19-2009, 01:29 PM   #29
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It's a good idea to read the Owner's Manual about towing in OD -- There are a lot of different transmissions out there and general rules of thumb don't always apply -- One thing all agree on, however, is that if the trans is"hunting", it's time to drop down a gear, be it in OD or something else.

Manual trans doesn't need cooler because it just isn't as fragile and prone to heat damage.

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Old 01-19-2009, 04:08 PM   #30
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I didn't realize this Outback could tow more than my S10 pickup.

2006 Outback
Max. Towing (lb) 2700
Torque ([at]rpm) 169 [at] 4400

My s10
2500 max towing
Torque 130
Might have to check into this. Subaru is a very good car.
Actually the newer ones do better than that.
My 07 Outback Max towing (lb) 3000 and it is just the basic 3.0 model

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Old 01-19-2009, 04:21 PM   #31
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The 3.0 is the 6 cylinder model and it has the largest towing capacity (I believe) of their vehicles.

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