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Is it an RX???
Posted 01 May 2004 - 10:28 PM
* just says "SUBARU" on the trunk lid
* DUAL RANGE 5 SPEED
* Remnants of the fin that was on the trunk lid
Basically the car screams RX. I can't tell because the rear panel that says "4WD Turbo" where the RX sticker would be is missing.
Here is what throws me, it has a digidash, height control, air conditioning, and power windows, which I didn't think RXes had. The VIN is JF2AC75B1FE217147 so is this an RX?? Could someone have ordered an RX with the above options? I was under the impression that the only other one that just said SUBARU on the back was a Turbo Traction, and those only came in autos if I am correct...
Posted 01 May 2004 - 10:38 PM
I tried to check Corky's site for the VIN info but it appears to be off-line at the moment.
Posted 01 May 2004 - 10:48 PM
Posted 01 May 2004 - 11:51 PM
I don't know if that would differ between sedans or hatches or whatever.
Posted 02 May 2004 - 05:08 AM
That is the EXACT configuration of my buddy's 85 turbo sedan...and it's not an RX.
Posted 02 May 2004 - 08:02 AM
The VIN is JF2AC75B1FE217147 so is this an RX??
A=Loalye and XT line
C=4 door 85-89
7=1800CC 4WD W/Air suspension
5=Turbo 86; GL-10 turbo 87-89; GL F4WD 2D 87 (??? If this numner was a 6, and the one before was 5, it would be an RX...as long as this next letter stayed a 'B')
B=3001-4000 lbs GVWR w/passive restraints
F=1985 vehicle model year
E=5 spd 4x2 trans./4wd (85-89)
217147=4 door sedan
So, NO, its nt an RX...but it might as well be for the year it was, the RXs were just about the same thing. Anyhow, its a GL-10. Does it have cruise control?
Posted 02 May 2004 - 08:50 AM
You could special order anything you want tho - a fully decked out GL actually could be more expensive, and have more options than a GL-10 for example.
Posted 02 May 2004 - 10:48 AM
Posted 02 May 2004 - 10:55 AM
I do have to say thats it's pretty close to being an RX, but not quite enough. You could make yourself up a PsuedoRX, like I'm doing with my 84 Turbo, since we didn't get the EA81 RX's here in the states, I gotta make one.
Posted 02 May 2004 - 11:28 AM
Anything else that comes off that car, is basically going on the boards. We hope to strip the car down as much as we can and possibly make back what we paid for the whole car!
(when I say we, I mean, I'm helping because I figure it's fun and I miss wrenching. I didn't pay for any of it.)
Posted 02 May 2004 - 02:58 PM
Like I said tho...that is 100 percent identical config to my buddy's car.
Digidash, dual range 5, ea82t, air susp, power everything, checker seats...his is also an 85.
Posted 02 May 2004 - 02:59 PM
This is definately a weird car...
Posted 02 May 2004 - 09:47 PM
Posted 03 May 2004 - 12:30 AM
Got the motor transplanted, couldn't get one of the axle pins outta the 86 so it's still pushbutton for now, but it will hopefully be on the road tomorrow
PS yes I am sending this car to the big junkyard in the sky when we're done with it, but it is too trashed to warrant rescuing :-(
Posted 03 May 2004 - 01:11 AM
Posted 03 May 2004 - 03:02 AM
Prolly a buncha drunk rednecks that didnt know what they had :-(
Posted 03 May 2004 - 08:34 AM
Posted 03 May 2004 - 01:47 PM
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