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Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by Mattheww044 » Mon Apr 30, 2012 4:02 am

Hey guys,
I picked this up for myself last weekend from Lynwood, WA.
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Its a 99 Legacy GT Wagon, 132k miles. It's an auto but oh well. It's fully loaded, heated leather seats, sun/moon roof, spoiler, etc. It has 6 pages of maint. records from Chaplin's Subaru from 24k miles. head gaskets, timing belt, etc. all look brand new, CVs look new etc. I am VERY happy with the car. I paid 5200 for it and it KBBs for 7k. Main reason I wanted to buy a "newer car" is because I need to establish credit for a house so once I saw this I couldn't pass it up. Kinda scarey buying from a used car dealership because they obviously just want to make as much money as possible off of every car with little invested, but this was a damn good find. Just thought I'd share with the legacy family. All I've done so far is a K&N filter and snorkus delete. Plans are Borla replica header and catback (not sure which brand yet), coilovers, my Tommy Kaira wheels, HID's, Morrette headlights if I can find them, and then try to find a wrecked STi for the swap once it's paid off.

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Re: Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by concretelegacy » Mon Apr 30, 2012 4:59 am

Ooh black GT Limited wagon. Very nice sir!
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Re: Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by SiCkSTi04 » Mon Apr 30, 2012 6:49 am

Looking good, more pictures please :)
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Re: Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by beatersubi » Mon Apr 30, 2012 6:55 am

Very nice car, and a good deal to boot. Especially for a rebuild. :smt064
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Re: Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by Legacy777 » Mon Apr 30, 2012 6:32 pm

Looks like a nice car!

I've always loved the exterior of the 2nd gen Legacies, especially the GT's.

You've gotta keep the stock wheels, those were great wheels :)
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Re: Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by concretelegacy » Mon Apr 30, 2012 6:40 pm

Legacy777 wrote:You've gotta keep the stock wheels, those were great wheels :)
+1 :D
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Re: Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by silver03 » Tue May 01, 2012 3:45 pm

+2 on the wheels!

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Re: Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by Mattheww044 » Tue May 01, 2012 7:44 pm

beatersubi wrote:Very nice car, and a good deal to boot. Especially for a rebuild. :smt064
what do you mean for a rebuild?

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Re: Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by Mattheww044 » Tue May 01, 2012 7:45 pm

and thanks guys, I love the car. It's hard to keep it so clean haha. I love the stock wheels as well, but I love my JDM wheels because they stick out and everyone knows its me. I need coilovers and tires before I can install them permanently though so hopefully next year. Do you guys think I should powdercoat my stock wheels? I was thinking black or gold might look good, but I'm open to opinions :D

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Re: Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by beatersubi » Wed May 02, 2012 2:27 am

Mattheww044 wrote:
beatersubi wrote:Very nice car, and a good deal to boot. Especially for a rebuild. :smt064
what do you mean for a rebuild?
I was implying that a car that nice for that little money must be rebuilt. It was my best attempt at humor.
I also like the look of those wheels. They are heavy, though. I had a set on my BJ, rattle-canned gunmetal. They looked pretty good clean, and not too bad dirty.
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Re: Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by randomiam » Thu May 03, 2012 10:13 pm

Pretty clean, nice d/d. I guess the only thing I would be paranoid about is the chronic head gasket stuff on these.

Will be jealous if/when this gets an STI swap.
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Re: Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by Mattheww044 » Mon May 07, 2012 8:19 pm

Head gaskets/timing belt, etc all look brand new, no complaints yet. The tranny seems to be a bit finicky but I'm not AWD to autos so I'm not sure if it's normal or not

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Re: Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by Mattheww044 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:38 am

Just a little update, got front and rear strut tower bars (ebay), tribeca front sway bar, and a few other goodies. Ordering Morrete headlights next week!

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Re: Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by Mattheww044 » Wed Aug 08, 2012 7:38 am

Morettes are on! I'll get some pics up once I get the eyelids on (need to order OEM paint)

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Re: Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by Danny-G » Wed Aug 08, 2012 9:06 am

Any other overseas parts your planning on getting?
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Re: Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by Mattheww044 » Tue Aug 21, 2012 6:22 am

JDM taillights, hopefully GT-B bumper with fogs, my JDM Tommy Kaira wheels, and thats probably it for JDM stuff unless something really catches my eye

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Re: Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by beatersubi » Wed Aug 22, 2012 3:08 am

High beams working?
93 legacy wagon L, 22T swapped (TW imitator) now with five forward speeds. (Gone, but never forgotten)
johndrivesabox wrote: Rally, my kyboard is brok, his has nohing o do wih h liquor.
Originalcyn wrote:Apparently everyone hates Gabe.

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Re: Got myself a new car last weekend!

Post by Mattheww044 » Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:56 pm

no, i even tried switching the hot and ground just for kicks and still blew the fuse. waiting for replies from guys that have them on. Thanks for all of your ideas and advice though. Knowledge is power!

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