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Old 25 Oct 2007, 02:59 AM   #1 (permalink)
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1999 FWD fuse

hello, I have a 1999 Impreza OBS auto. I placed a fuse on the FWD slot on my fuse box. It made my car FWD and a FWD appeared on my dashboard. Know, I want to know if this may be used on a daily basis or will it damage something? my acceleration and economy improved with this, hence my interest on the question. Thanx a lot, cheers
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Old 25 Oct 2007, 12:09 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i thought the diffs on scoobs were mechanical not electrical?
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Old 25 Oct 2007, 05:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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on the auto's its to disengage the electric centre diff so as to enable towing for recovery purposes............

never known anyone use it long term in that state so unsure of problems
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Old 26 Oct 2007, 05:33 AM   #4 (permalink)
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ok, thanx for your replies. It would be nice to know if there is any problem. What can you think of? My car is a little faster and a lot better on gas (maybe 5~8mpg more not sure) so I want to know, maybe it'll help others as well. cheers
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I wouldnt have thought it would be a good idea to run the car like that as subaru would have installed a switch for you to enable or disable 4wd like they used to do in years past.
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