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Why does my vin say BJ instead of BF?

Post by THAWA » Fri Dec 17, 2004 6:12 am

Because your chassis IS a BJ and not a BF!

Allow me to explain. There are apparently 6 different legacy/outback chassis; BF, BG, BH, BJ, BK, BP

So now you're asking, well what's a BJ and BK? A BJ is a 90-94 Legacy wagon (except GT) and a BK is a 95-99 Legacy.

Well why are the legacys 90-94 (except GT) Legacy's BJ and 95-99 Legacy's BK you ask? Because they do not have a raised roof.

So THAWA, where do BF, BG, BH, and BP come in? BF is the 94 Legacy GT wagon, note it has a raised roof. BG is the 96-99 Outback Wagon, note they all have raised roofs. BH is the 00-04 Legacy Wagon or Outback Wagon. Note those all have raised roofs. And BP is the 05+ Legacy Wagon or Outback Wagon, note also that these have raised roofs.

To summarize, unless you have a raised roof, you dont have a BF.

This also explains why it seemed that FHI went from BH to BL, because J and K were already used :)
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Post by vrg3 » Fri Dec 17, 2004 6:32 am

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Post by THAWA » Fri Dec 17, 2004 6:33 am

yeah, sorry about that :)
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Post by Legacy777 » Fri Dec 17, 2004 7:39 pm

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Post by 93Leg-c » Sat Dec 18, 2004 8:06 am

Ah! I was wondering why the VINs on many of the ebay SWs were "bj" and not "bf."
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Post by evolutionmovement » Sat Dec 18, 2004 8:28 am

It'll give you a BJ, but it won't be your boyfriend. Legacys have a fear of intimacy.

Hey, it's 3AM and my fuel pump just died.

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Post by HomeSlice » Mon Feb 28, 2005 4:45 pm

i got a bj :)
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Post by wiscon_mark » Thu Sep 29, 2005 2:57 am

not entirely correct, but close THAWA.

My 95 OB is a BK.

I think BG is 96-99 OB

the 95 outback wasn't a true outback. It had nicer swaybars, two tone coloring, and extras like cruise and power everything that you couldn't get on the regular Legacy L, but it wasn't lifted or a serious off road vehicle like the 96 and on OB.
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Post by LaureltheQueen » Thu Sep 29, 2005 8:20 am

lol. I'll give anyone on this board a BJ for $4000. ;)
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Post by mikec » Thu Sep 29, 2005 1:00 pm

Right about now Laurel, yours is the best offer I've had in a long time :(
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Post by rallysam » Thu Sep 29, 2005 11:08 pm

I feel so disillusioned after all these years... I thought I knew my chasis code... but now it's like she's turned out to be a different person.
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Post by AWD_addict » Fri Sep 30, 2005 12:57 am

Now I can say the BJ I bought has lasted over 2 years, and is still going strong.
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Post by wiscon_mark » Fri Sep 30, 2005 3:05 am

LaureltheQueen wrote:lol. I'll give anyone on this board a BJ for $4000. ;)
If I had a million dollars, if I had a million dollars....

:lol:

You should post more at SLi Laurel ;)
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Post by THAWA » Sat Oct 01, 2005 5:26 am

Cool, thanks. It's been edited.
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