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Old 06 Feb 2011, 02:55 PM   #1 (permalink)
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any such thing as a cheap impreza uk spec?

Hi guys,

Ive just joined the website and i wanted some advice. (sorry admin in advance if in wrong section). Is it possible to get a early impreza turbo UK version for around 1,500? prefer a saloon (sedan) version. And if i did, at that price is it going to be more hassle than it's worth? i know good examples will be way out of my budget.
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Old 06 Feb 2011, 03:36 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Welcome to the site mate!

Of course it will be possible to find a UK turbo for that kind of money, but what kind of shape it will be in is another thing entirely. Problem is that if you buy on a budget, you need to make sure you can afford to put things right if/when they go wrong. On the other hand you may be lucky and find a bargain but likely not. Also running costs on Imprezas are not cheap (though not as horrendously expensive as some would have you believe, unless something big goes wrong) so you need to factor that in as well.
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Old 06 Feb 2011, 03:55 PM   #3 (permalink)
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yeah i thought as much. I mean i dont mind the running costs for fuel as i recently had a v6 mundaneo but the other repair bills that could crop up might be another story. I think running a scooby on my limited budget is merely a pipe dream.
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also at my price they are going to have been neglected by having fallen in to the wrong hands due to their actual value but hey i could be lucky.
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also at my price they are going to have been neglected by having fallen in to the wrong hands due to their actual value
Unfortunately very true.
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Hi, don't be put off by repair bills coz as there are so many about & if not want top performance parts then you can get most things somewhere usually quite easy & cheap. Well that's what ive found anyway.
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personaly i sugest you save up a bit more to get a better budget. starting with a well looks after car will save you a fortune in the long run.
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