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Impreza hood interchangability question


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#1 tbolt1003

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 06:33 PM

Are the hoods from the 97 - 99 Impreza the same as those from 93 - 96? The hood on my 95 was hit and has a dent in it. The area has really begun to rust out and want to replace it. I found a hood from a 99 Impreza Outback Sport and was wondering if it will fit on my 95. They look the same but wanted to be sure before I spend the money and have it shipped to me. Are the 2.5RS hoods the same as the 99, too? I found one of them, as well. Thanks!



#2 AdventureSubaru

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Posted 08 April 2014 - 06:50 PM

Yes. All 93-99 Impreza hoods will interchange. Good to go.



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Posted 08 April 2014 - 07:18 PM

Differences in the headlamps and center piece between them. I put a 99 Outback Impreza hood on my 93 Impreza and had to change the headlamps and center piece. Not sure what year they changed though...



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Posted 08 April 2014 - 09:45 PM

While all Impreza hoods (bonnets) will fit, there is the early style and the later version after '97 (or '96?). They are different pressings (therefore a different shape) and to make it look right you would have to change the grille and headlights as has been mentioned.



#5 tbolt1003

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Posted 09 April 2014 - 04:35 AM

Thanks for all the replies. This definitely helps me.

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Posted 09 April 2014 - 04:55 AM

93-96 are the same. 97-01 has a slightly different shape and because of this uses different headlights and grille. The bumper is also different for these years. They all interchange though.




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