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Old 11 Mar 2009, 07:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hi im newbe lol anyway im looking to buy a scooby
ive been looking on ebay and papers
id like to know what to look out for
bad points things that generally go wrong ,
ive been told rear axel geerbox can anyone else help me out before i buy thanks alot
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Old 11 Mar 2009, 08:26 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hi missy you will find lots of good information on here & im sure one of the experts will give you some pointers on what to look for. My bit of advise is take someone with you who knows about cars & look for as much history as you can. Dont buy if not completly happy.Sorry its not much but as i said im sure someone on here can help you more. Good luck hunting
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Old 11 Mar 2009, 09:35 PM   #3 (permalink)
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welcoem to the site, first question is whats your budget?
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Old 11 Mar 2009, 09:56 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Old 12 Mar 2009, 12:25 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Also before you buy any car get it fully checked out by a good mechanic you wouldnt belive how many how many people came into our garage and didnt even get the car checked out and they handed over the money to the seller and they bought a bad car, listen out for crunching in gearbox when you change gears and downshifting especially 3-2nd gear, check that exhaust smoke free when car fully warmed up, check the turbo it should spool up straight away normally 3000revs per min (rpm) and make sure it dont rattle and it should spool down fast enough when you turn car off,take off a boost solenoid pipe and intercooler pipe make sure they no oil in it as this will tell you the bearings are wrecked from turbo, check they no knocking from engine or suspension, drive the car slowly in an big car park locking steering wheel both ways listen for clicks, knocks and listen to rear diff to, check brakes to press them hard at 60mph making sure they no1 behind you if it vibrates mad and pulls mad to one side could be just wheel balancing but it normally warped brake discs it should stop through and straight and no vibrations at all, a good mechanic should see if its a bad one or not best of luck finding one

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Old 12 Mar 2009, 09:31 AM   #6 (permalink)
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THANK YOU FOR WELCOMING ME TO THIS SITE , IM HAPPY WITH ALL YOUR ADVICE ITS GREAT VERY HELPFULL , IVE BEEN LOOKING INTO BUYING A SCOOBY FOR A WHILE NOW , ITS NOT SOMETHING I WANT TO JUMP INTO LIKELY I WANT TO DO IT RIGHT NOT A BANGER LOL THAT I HAVE TO REPAIR EVERY 5 MINS LIKE MY CAV GSI SHE ATE ALL MY MONEY LOL ANY WAY ANY MORE ADVICE IS SO VERY WELCOME HELEN X
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Old 12 Mar 2009, 11:07 AM   #7 (permalink)
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welcome and your on the right site for scoob info..
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Old 12 Mar 2009, 01:15 PM   #8 (permalink)
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thank you for your welcome ,,,,,well on sat im going to see my first subaru impreza 1993 2.0 turbo wrx excited lol big kid
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thank you for your welcome ,,,,,well on sat im going to see my first subaru impreza 1993 2.0 turbo wrx excited lol big kid
Great hopefully its the one but dont rush into it they plenty out their
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