Welcome to the North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club Monday December 22, 2014
Home Forums WikiNASIOC Products Store Modifications Upgrade Garage
NASIOC
Here you can view your subscribed threads, work with private messages and edit your profile and preferences Home Registration is free! Visit the NASIOC Store NASIOC Rules Search Find other members Frequently Asked Questions Calendar Archive NASIOC Upgrade Garage Logout
Go Back   NASIOC > NASIOC General > Newbies & FAQs

Welcome to NASIOC - The world's largest online community for Subaru enthusiasts!
Welcome to the NASIOC.com Subaru forum.

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, free of charge, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-31-2002, 01:22 AM   #1
fokis05
Scooby Newbie
 
Member#: 22070
Join Date: Jul 2002
Question what should i look out for in buying used 2.5 rs

im in the market for a 99-01 2.5 rs and was woundering what i should look out for.

thanx for any help

Brett
* Registered users of the site do not see these ads.
fokis05 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2002, 10:58 AM   #2
Subie Gal
GC84Ever
Super Moderator
 
Member#: 301
Join Date: Sep 1999
Chapter/Region: NWIC
Location: WA
Vehicle:
1970 FF-1 & '70 Van
02 WRX/01 RS

Default

the cars are pretty solid...
but peek for oil leaks...
heck the hoses, belts....
run the vin at a dealership and check the service/repair history of the car....
drive it and check for broken axles...

other than that?
the cars are pretty much bulletproof... no "real" issues with the 99-01... esp now that the 99's have a meter sensor recall (MAF sensor) and Subaru's getting rid of the apparently faulty parts...


good luck to ya
Jamie
www.subiegalracing.com
Subie Gal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2002, 04:56 PM   #3
Stanley
Scooby Guru
 
Member#: 7374
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: North Bay, SFCA
Vehicle:
2007 Grandpamobile
BlingBlingBlue

Post

Listen for noisy wheel bearings. I work with a gal who is having her second wheel bearing replaced on her '00 2.5RS at just under 36K, under warranty of course. She loves the car, btw.
Stanley is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What should I look out for when buying a used downpipe? sensinitas Newbies & FAQs 11 02-03-2009 03:38 PM
looking at a 2002 Legacy this weekend--what should I look out for? 66Mope General Community 2 01-31-2008 07:35 PM
What should I look out for if I got this car??? GreenMarine Pre-2002 Factory Turbo Powertrain 6 07-16-2006 07:44 PM
planning on getting a wrx, what should I look out for? jeri534 Newbies & FAQs 29 11-15-2004 05:51 PM
What to look for/look out for in a used Miata? Reflex-Arc Off-Topic 16 06-25-2003 07:24 PM


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:00 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Powered by Searchlight © 2014 Axivo Inc.
Copyright ©1999 - 2014, North American Subaru Impreza Owners Club, Inc.