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What's a Chaser?


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#1 chris_d_clark7

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Posted 05 September 2003 - 11:23 AM

I saw an ad for a 1988 Subaru Chaser in the local buy and sell and was just wondering if I should be interested in it. I don't know what it is and was wondering if you guys might. Thanks.

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Posted 05 September 2003 - 11:32 AM

It's just an EA81 hatch, nothing special. Mostly they were in Canada I think.

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Posted 05 September 2003 - 01:17 PM

Look in the archives, there is a lot of discussion about what a chaser is and is not.

Seems as though there is some disagreement on it.

I agree with GD. Seems as though it's just a Canadian Hatch.

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Posted 05 September 2003 - 03:02 PM

I thought it was an EA81t (as in turbo) hatch. Maybe it's either but in Canada you could get Turbo as an option.
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Posted 05 September 2003 - 03:36 PM

No, there is onlt one Subaru authorized Turbo Hatch, and I am in negociations to purchase it.

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Posted 05 September 2003 - 03:46 PM

Is that the one from the university? That one definitely needs to be brought in to the family

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Posted 05 September 2003 - 04:48 PM

heh heh heh

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Posted 05 September 2003 - 05:44 PM

beer chaser :banana:

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Posted 05 September 2003 - 09:24 PM

If you think about it, the US was the only place that the EA81'S & EA82'S weren't given names. EA82 was called a Loyale DL or GL and the EA81 hatch's were Chasers in Canada, but the EA81 wagons and sedans weren't named ,kind of an odd marketing decision wasn't it.




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