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Old 10-26-2011, 01:58 PM   #1
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Default Any input on 95-01 Impreza's?

I'm looking into getting an older Impreza (95-01) as a daily while the Miata get's built. I know about the head gasket issues starting in late 98, and some of the other basic stuff covered in the NASIOC FAQ but I'm a bit of a Subaru noob. Are they even worth the time?
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They're great. the 98-01 coupe is one of the most sought after and favorite year among the scoob community. lightest, perfect for wrx/sti swap, and an excellent daily IMO
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GC8 coupe is my joint
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Cool thanks for the input fellas. I'll try and track down a decent one, I agree though, the coupes are pretty dang cool.
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Search YouTube for "IMV Films, subaru" or "the ru" or "IMV Films Gymkhana spoof" if you want testimony to the toughness of non-turbo Subarus.
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Best looking car Subaru ever made...

IIRC there was something about the early 2.5RS and the later one (one was SOHC and one was DOHC) and I read something about some issues on the SOHC versions...but nothing major.


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Thanks for the input guys. I bought a '96 Outback Sport for $800 with 150k on it today. It needs an 02 sensor and a wind shield but it's remarkably clean other than that. Should make a good daily.

But yes, you're all absolutely right, GC8 coupes are pure sex.
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Would murder famiries for GC8 coupe.
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