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#1 Jack in Norfolk

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Posted 25 May 2005 - 08:10 PM

Has anyone taken it upon themselves to scan this and post it somewhere? i sold my copy to Bill long ago.

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Posted 25 May 2005 - 08:15 PM

any idea were i can get a copy??? spark

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Posted 25 May 2005 - 08:17 PM

Ebay can usually bring a copy or two to the surface.

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Posted 25 May 2005 - 08:18 PM

I ordered mine from a local bookstore but that was over 6 years ago. Appearantly they were out of print, then they got re-printed. If you can get a hold of the isbn # you should be able to get your local library to order it for you through inter library loan. You may have to be persistant as sometimes they don't like to do this. You may have better luck at a college library.
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Posted 25 May 2005 - 08:33 PM

ok this is what ive found..

the orig author of this book is john muir
the 2nd additions was put out in 89 buy a guy named larry owens
now he has a book called how to keep your subaru alive...from 75 to 88'
you can buy it on books4cars.com based in seattle..
for $39 bucks...

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Posted 25 May 2005 - 08:43 PM

ok this is what ive found..

the orig author of this book is john muir
the 2nd additions was put out in 89 buy a guy named larry owens
now he has a book called how to keep your subaru alive...from 75 to 88'
you can buy it on books4cars.com based in seattle..
for $39 bucks...


That seems reasonable. I think I paid about $35 for mine. Or, as I said before, you can go with the library option.

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Posted 25 May 2005 - 08:57 PM

I have the 2nd edition, as spark mentioned above. 100% useful for the EA81 and EA82.. totally rockin. It completely fills in the obvious gaps you find in the Haynes/Chiltons.

The ISBN for those that want to know is:

How To Keep Your Subaru Alive
by Larry Owens
John Muir Publications - Santa Fe, NM
0945465-11-4

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Posted 25 May 2005 - 08:59 PM

Thanks for the ISBN# Raven

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Posted 25 May 2005 - 09:01 PM

I believe $35 is a little excessive. In print, its stamped $17.95 retail on the back page of the book. :rolleyes: I've seen copies on e to the bay for as little as $10, and I've seen the occasional one fetch $50+ from an uninformed buyer.

If $35 is the best you can find in your area, well, thats the best you can find. It'd probably be cheaper to find it in the library, check it out, and pay the "buy it now" price (retail stamped in the book) when you dont return it. But I'm not saying you should go steal it from the library. ;) Seriously...I'm not.

Check this recent thread for another related discussion:
http://www.ultimates...ead.php?t=35797

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Posted 25 May 2005 - 09:04 PM

:cool: me steal a library book???:D you've got to be kidding:brow:

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Posted 27 May 2005 - 10:53 AM

I've been looking for one too. Try not to fall over, but you can pick up a copy today for the one-time low Low LOW! price of just $119.50 HERE.
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Posted 27 May 2005 - 10:57 AM

can you say RIP-OFF??:lol:

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Posted 27 May 2005 - 11:44 AM

$35 used at this site.

http://www.alibris.c...pair Procedures




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