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Old 03-14-2013, 05:59 PM   #13
CDN_Bmxer
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Join Date: Jun 2012
Chapter/Region: VIC
Location: GVRD
Vehicle:
97 GC8 VIII STI RA
Glacier White

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Originally Posted by coupe-a-loop View Post

Looks nice, not sur if I like that it had a type r body dropped on. Be wary of extensive modifications. Being local though you could get a good hands on look. Hopefully it wasnt totalled before or something. Just make sure you drive it etc. Get records for maintenance. Also be aware that this is an ej20k motor, in which durability is up for discussion. As I said its local so thats a hug bonus
No,no,no,

There was no type R body dropped on it.

It's a very limited edition. 1000 units total.
WRX (non STI) type R body , with the WRX RA running gear installed while rolling down the asmb line. Pretty sure to commemorate the 1997 WRC manufactures championship win & the prodrive built Type R's that won that title.

In Japan there are "Factory Special Models" that many people outside Japan aren't even aware of or think are mythical.

From what I've seen in another forum regarding this car , the exporter who found it ( very highly regarded ) & the guy who imported it have done alot of searching of info to verify this is one of those "specials"

It's mainly a reasonable price due to the fact it I'd a WRX not an WRX STI.

My 2 cents.
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Last edited by CDN_Bmxer; 03-14-2013 at 07:33 PM.
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