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Old 23 Oct 2006, 11:36 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hello all,

Its been far to long since losing my uk300 and driving a ford mondeo about since march. Im off to go and have a look at and more than likley buy a 2002 wrx sti prodrive.
There was on this site a guide about buying a used car, can somebody please point me in the right direction.

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Old 23 Oct 2006, 11:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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here u go

http://www.subaru-impreza.org/impreza-checklist.html

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Old 23 Oct 2006, 11:51 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Cheers Gareth,

I have moved from reading to cardiff, living in splot.... wrong choice of town!!!. I still cant belive what cardiff is like on a night out, i have been posted to many places when i was in the army and cardiff tops them all.

Well catch you laters, going to test drive at 3.30pm, im so excited, been far to long.....
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Old 23 Oct 2006, 11:57 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Well catch you laters, going to test drive at 3.30pm, im so excited, been far to long.....
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Old 23 Oct 2006, 04:09 PM   #5 (permalink)
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if you buy it make sure it got good security living in cardiff.

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Old 23 Oct 2006, 05:24 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Just bought it, im so over the moon words can not explain..... such a fantastic car!!!!!!! picking it up tomorrow, wont be able to sleep tonight. Just a question to you all.

It is registered as a wrx sti 'prodrive' the dealer thinks it has 305bhp but looking at the back box it does have sti stamped on it not prodrive. i know they bought out 2 sti's one a prodrive and one not. How can i tell without putting it on a rolling road that it has been prodrived?

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should come with a certificate ? check the books

i think a phonecall to the dealer (cvc) may also give you some clue...

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Old 23 Oct 2006, 05:48 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Cheers gareth, Youve got to tell us if there are any meets in south wales as will be a proud new owner
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Old 23 Oct 2006, 05:54 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Hi Lee & Congrats mate

If your Impreza looks like this, its a special edition (2002 STi Prodrive) that has been Prodrived
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File Type: jpg uk prodrive.JPG (73.1 KB, 18 views)
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Old 23 Oct 2006, 06:11 PM   #10 (permalink)
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yes it looks like that exactly, i will try and post some pictures, why has it got a sti back box and not a prodrive?
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Old 23 Oct 2006, 06:21 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Pics of the pride and joy

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b2...rman/media.jpg

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b244/lwnorman/4.jpg

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Old 23 Oct 2006, 06:22 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Nice one Lee, congrats bud....
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why has it got a sti back box and not a prodrive?
The 2002 Prodrive had the same exhaust system as the standard 2002 type UK STi.
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Old 23 Oct 2006, 06:49 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Where did you buy it from..???
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Old 23 Oct 2006, 07:10 PM   #15 (permalink)
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got it from a a company called greystone in cardiff, but ad was on autotrader, why you thinking of beating my offer!!!!!!
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