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#1 subnz


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Posted 13 September 2013 - 03:17 AM

Hi from the south of New Zealand   have had 5 Subarus over last 21 years,

presently  have:

1987  Brumby  (Brat) ea81 in good condition 130K miles but motor tired, runs ok, burns a quart of

oil every  600 miles,   a project in waiting.

2001 Outback ej251 hi/lo manual with 140K miles good condition ,motor good uses quart oil every 2000 miles.  just done its 2nd cambelt, idlers, tensioner, water pump, seals. flushed cooling system.

Down under here its recommended that cambelts etc changed every 100K km (62K miles)


the previous 3 cars were:  1st   83 Leone GL wagon ea81  hi/lo man.

                                           2nd 86 Leone GF wagon ea82  hi/lo man.

                                           3rd  88 Leone GL wagon ea82  hi/lo man.






Edited by subnz, 15 September 2013 - 05:09 AM.

#2 nobangmycar


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Posted 13 September 2013 - 04:08 AM

Hey Fella,


Good to see more Kiwi's here.  I'm in Edendale, Southland.  Although currently if I took a photo it would be hailing sideways, good thing the Subaru is tucked up in the shed!

#3 subnz


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Posted 13 September 2013 - 04:20 AM

Hey cheers  used to come from down there (Happy Valley Tuatapere)  but escaped from the cold 30 years ago,   goodness me do you have / is that a 1st gen. Leone (as in pic) ?  was impressed with my sisters 74 DL 1400 Leone and my bosses 81  1st gen. 1800 Brumby(Brat) both 30 years ago so thats what got me started

Edited by subnz, 20 September 2013 - 10:41 PM.

#4 KiwiGL


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Posted 13 September 2013 - 05:49 AM

Yeah, nobang has a 1st gen sedan. Currently Subaruless myself, due to a lack of funds as a student, but I'll get there. Welcome to the board.

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