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New Owner of a 1979 Subaru Wagon

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#1 PDXsubaru


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Posted 05 December 2013 - 01:39 PM

Hey guys!

I've wandered around on the forum little for the last year or so dreaming of when I could finally own a first gen wagon and that has now become a reality.  Monday afternoon I found a 79 wagon and craigslist in Salem, Oregon and that night I drove down and bought it!

It drives pretty well and isn't in too bad of shape.  The driver door is mismatched and there is some added paint that is a little off in color but thats okay with me for now! I have a little experience with cars but my roommate is very vehicle savvy so I am excited to learn on this guy.  I look forward to look to some of you for a little help along the way as well!


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#2 petey


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Posted 05 December 2013 - 02:25 PM

Wicked,love all these wagons coming out of the woodwork!

#3 moosens


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Posted 05 December 2013 - 03:04 PM

This one came out WITH the woodwork.
Sweet !!!

#4 lvsarge


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Posted 06 December 2013 - 11:58 AM

Looks great! I'd like a wagon someday, myself. :)

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Posted 07 December 2013 - 04:06 PM

i saw this on cl for 1000, you talk him down? 

#6 PDXsubaru


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Posted 07 December 2013 - 04:16 PM

Yea, I was able to talk him down quite a bit actually.  Got it for only $540.

#7 cricket


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Posted 09 December 2013 - 12:01 AM

very very nice!

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Posted 09 December 2013 - 12:44 AM

Looks great! I'd like a wagon someday, myself. :)

sell ya mine lol


looks like a cool wagon man love the fake wood grain

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Posted 09 December 2013 - 02:27 AM

Nice work.  That's a pretty cool looking wagon despite the paint.  We're going to need more pics...engine, interior, etc.

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Posted 09 December 2013 - 02:31 PM


#11 PDXsubaru


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Posted 11 December 2013 - 01:01 AM

Here are some more pictures

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#12 Bantum


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Posted 11 December 2013 - 08:06 AM

It's a Woody ! ... :wub: ... Gotta love an original, bit tricky to restore the paint though ... :mellow:

Cheers, Bantum ...

Edited by Bantum, 11 December 2013 - 08:11 AM.

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 10:45 PM

That's a pretty nice GL! Jealous of you west coast guys with no rust!

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