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Old 12 Feb 2009, 03:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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2001 impreza wrx queries

hi folks, looking to buy a 2001 51 plate impreza at the weekend that ive seen, its mica red, 37,000 miles, full service history, really tidy, just wondering what i should look out for?

any advice would be greatly appreciated, thanks.
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This checklist should help.

Link: Subaru Impreza - Buying Checklist
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Old 12 Feb 2009, 08:23 PM   #3 (permalink)
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cheers!

that seems to cover everything, one more thing, its done 37k but has never had a cambelt change, is this due and should i worry? thanks
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cheers!

that seems to cover everything, one more thing, its done 37k but has never had a cambelt change, is this due and should i worry? thanks
I would change it its normally 45k miles or 3-4years like to be safe dont want that snapping as serious engine damage will happen pistons smashing valves
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cheers folks, picked the car up and i'm well chuffed, i'll get some pics up on here soon for you all to see, one more thing, mine has fairly normal bucket seats, with seperate headrests, and most other wrx i've seen seem to have more buckety style ones, if anyone gets what i mean?? was this an interior option? coz i'd quite like the bucket ones if i'm honest lol, cheers.
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cheers folks, picked the car up and i'm well chuffed, i'll get some pics up on here soon for you all to see, one more thing, mine has fairly normal bucket seats, with seperate headrests, and most other wrx i've seen seem to have more buckety style ones, if anyone gets what i mean?? was this an interior option? coz i'd quite like the bucket ones if i'm honest lol, cheers.
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No. It was not a interior option. The first UK 2001 WRX had "sports seat" with side airbags. From mid 2002 the WRX had rally style bucket seat.
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