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Old 07-03-2003, 10:00 AM   #1
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2003 Baja Sport

Default Modding the Baja

I've only seen hints of this before, so I figured I'd fully ask. I've been debating on modding my Baja, but I'm not too sure what's possible or available yet. I know it shares parts and such with other Subarus, but I was wondering to what extent.

Also, since I'm not allowed to buy anything for the Baja for a while, she never said I couldn't reuse my existing stuff. I currently have a few mods from my Celica, two of those being an exhaust and intake. Now, I'd have to see a picture of the current Baja exhaust to see if the Celice one could be modified at all to fit (though it wouldn't be optimized). But, taking a quick look at the intake, it seems I could gain a few HP by replacing a lot of the current intake by modifying my existing one. I haven't checked any of the lines and hoses, but that'll all be checked out when I have the time. Again, it may not be optimized, but it should help. What are others' opinions on this?

Lastly, what kind of pieces could I get that would be an easy swap to or from the Baja? Could I go to a junkyard and take a hood from a Forester, or the lights from a WRX (I know the answer to the WRX question ) but you get my point.

I guess I shoulda just waited for the turbo...
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Old 07-03-2003, 02:44 PM   #2
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The baja was built on the legacy frame. from what I have knoticed the front end is the same as the outback.

baja = outback = Legacy
Forester = impreza

that is the formula for the current Subaru models. so most of the time the same base model, you can swap some parts, but not all of the time.

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