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Guest Message by DevFuse

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First Subie, how to increase MPG/performance? 1997 Legacy 2.5GT

modifications subaru legacy 1997 2.5GT

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#1 BrandonG



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Posted 07 February 2014 - 01:01 PM

I just joined the Subaru club!


Scored a sweet deal on a 1997 Subaru Legacy 2.5GT with 84k miles on it. The car is practically perfect on maintenance, everything that could be replaced was with the best parts on the market.


What little upgrades could I do to this car? I've read that adding a 2 1/4 inch thrush muffler would make it sound a lot better, is this true?



#2 soobie_newbie67


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Posted 07 February 2014 - 02:54 PM

hopefully your factory headgaskets have been replaced with updated ones. and find out whether or not the timing belt has been replaced. a couple good things to think about before diving into performance items.

Edited by soobie_newbie67, 07 February 2014 - 04:34 PM.

#3 nipper


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Posted 07 February 2014 - 10:41 PM

Has the timing belt been cahnged and all asociated parts, as it is way over due. Remember 1 month of time is the same as 1000 miles.

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Posted 08 February 2014 - 06:39 PM

The timing belt has been replaced, as well as the head gaskets

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