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Old 10-01-2019, 03:16 AM   #1
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I just bought an Ď01 Impreza outback sport, and am wondering if there is anything I should watch out for or keep in mind to make my life easier. Thanks in advance!!
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Old 10-01-2019, 12:44 PM   #2
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What did the mechanic say when you did the pre-purchase inspection? Do you have maintenance records?
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Old 10-01-2019, 02:30 PM   #3
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I just bought an Ď01 Impreza outback sport, and am wondering if there is anything I should watch out for or keep in mind to make my life easier. Thanks in advance!!
yes
watch out for all parts made of matter since that thing is 20 years old
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Old 10-06-2019, 02:37 AM   #4
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how many miles? Watch for head gasket issues but due to age I imagine its way past 100k.... any rebuilds or engine replacement history in past?
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Old 10-10-2019, 01:12 AM   #5
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I have all of the service records, And my mechanic gave it a clean bill of health, and yes itís at 176,000. I will say it runs like a dream.
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Old 10-10-2019, 01:14 AM   #6
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[quote=Jokerhotpocket;46141391]how many miles? Watch for head gasket issues but due to age I imagine its way past 100k.... any rebuilds or engine replacement history in past?[/QUOTEit has no rebuilds or engine replacements. Itís also only has one previous owner who babied it.
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