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#1 vortexx

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Posted 16 July 2004 - 07:30 AM

Just wondering how many XT/Vortex owners there are here.

I've just purchased an '86 XT Turbo and I absolutely love it:D

I love the grumbly sound and feel of that boxer engine and the arcade style dash board. What more can I say about the stick shift....I love it I love this car because it is so different to everything thing else on the road....well, except for the other XT/Vortex in town:D

#2 archemitis

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Posted 16 July 2004 - 07:54 AM

oh theres pleanty. i have your motor, and wiring in my 86 hatch, does that count? have fun, and try not to get any tickets.

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Posted 16 July 2004 - 08:27 AM

Yo !

good luck with the car !

#4 vortexx

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Posted 16 July 2004 - 08:32 AM

Can someone post some pics of an XT with some aftermarket rims? I've been looking all over, but so far nothing special.

Thanks.

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Posted 16 July 2004 - 09:08 AM

Can someone post some pics of an XT with some aftermarket rims? I've been looking all over, but so far nothing special.

Thanks.

XT roll call? Present! :D

I have RS rims on my XT Turbo, got a pic in this other thread:
http://www.ultimates...764&postcount=4

#6 DerFahrer

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Posted 16 July 2004 - 09:22 AM

88 XT GL here. I'm actually setting a goal for myself as to just how much I can restore the car with eBay stuff :lol:

Currently it has eBay timing belts and front oil seals, an eBay MAF sensor, an eBay alternator, I expect to win a set of eBay plug wires in a day or so, and who knows what else? :)

I just put a set of alloys on it last week, and will edit this post later today when I get pics of it...

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Posted 16 July 2004 - 09:33 AM

88 XT GL here. I'm actually setting a goal for myself as to just how much I can restore the car with eBay stuff :lol:

Currently it has eBay timing belts and front oil seals, an eBay MAF sensor, an eBay alternator, I expect to win a set of eBay plug wires in a day or so, and who knows what else? :)

I just put a set of alloys on it last week, and will edit this post later today when I get pics of it...


eBay is great man, I bought my CAR on it :)

The other day I saw an XT6 clutch disc for like 12 bucks! The price on subaruparts.com is like $60! I also got an almost new XT6 radiator a few months ago for under $100 bucks. I make it a point to check for parts every few days...

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Posted 16 July 2004 - 09:35 AM

Yo, got 2 here, but will be down to just one soon.

Found it through a link in the marketplace, flew to Seattle, replaced the head gaskets, drove it home 1700 miles woohoo. Body is near perfect, something you'll never find in MN.

XT EA82T 5MT 4WD pushbutton with working R12 AC. Best deal ever for $500 :banana:

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Posted 16 July 2004 - 11:03 AM

We have two here. My father's which is currently wrecked, and mine which needs the motor installed. At one time we had 5 of them, but have sold them for other projects. Both are 5speed 2WD Turbos.

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Posted 16 July 2004 - 11:28 AM

I got three now.
1988 XT6 - Yellow Rally car
1988 XT6 - Black parts car
1989 XT - Commuter car

looking for more

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Posted 16 July 2004 - 08:41 PM

Ive got mine ... just recently up and running too!

check the post about it to see pics and mods done to it

86 4wd turbo pushbutton 5spd!

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Posted 16 July 2004 - 09:02 PM

Avatar382.....nice rims, nice car:)

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Posted 18 July 2004 - 12:59 PM

eBay is great man, I bought my CAR on it :)


So did I :D

Here are the pics of my XT with edrach's Rally alloy wheels, click on the pics to enlarge...
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Posted 18 July 2004 - 01:03 PM

88 XT6 here

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Posted 18 July 2004 - 03:02 PM

1986 XT Turbo 2wd here. Soon to have an EJ22 in the engine bay thanks to a blown headgasket :o

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Posted 18 July 2004 - 07:16 PM

"1986 XT Turbo 2wd here. Soon to have an EJ22 in the engine bay thanks to a blown headgasket"

Is that a Legacy/Liberty engine? Turbo?

If not, does anyone know if a 90's model 2L Legacy turbo engine would work ok in an XT? Anyone done it?

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Posted 18 July 2004 - 09:43 PM

I got one. Dark Gray '85 Turbo, 2WD. Im working on it just for drag racing, its in the beginning stages. So far the entire project has cost about $150 (car included) and my best is a 15.79 in the quarter.

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Posted 19 July 2004 - 01:10 AM

85 gl xt 2wd here. but mine has no interior as of yet. im working on it at the moment and my friend is supplying the parts car.

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Posted 10 February 2006 - 01:28 AM

Yup Just starting my subaru life with a 87 Vortex Turbo 4WD - its grey and rusty but i love it!

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Posted 10 February 2006 - 05:27 AM

'88 XT6 AWD 5 speed, Black/Grey

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Posted 10 February 2006 - 05:55 AM

I have a Vortex Turbo motor and ecu in my garage that i bought last week, but i dont think that counts.:lol:

Small hijack here....
Archemitis,... how did u do your hatch conversion cos im gonna put a vortex turbo motor in my wagon?

Cheers

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Posted 10 February 2006 - 07:02 AM

(2) 1989 XT6 AWD manual, 1987.5 XT Turbo FT4WD, 1989 XT6 AWD automatic, 1988 XT6 AWD automatic, (3) XT6 parts cars

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Posted 10 February 2006 - 10:12 AM

89 XT6 grey with black hood.

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Posted 10 February 2006 - 10:24 AM

3 - XT '86 turbo dragger, '86 turbo parts car, '88 NA
2 - XT6 '89 parts car, '89 project

*edit* - Update to my previous post (i didnt realize this was such an old post) check signature for updated 1/4 mile

1/4 Mile ET = 14.58s // MPH = 94.86 // r/t = .007

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Posted 10 February 2006 - 02:11 PM

'88 xt6 parts car
'89 xt6 parts car

'89 black xt6 5mt down for parts swaps




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