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#1 subie newbie

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Posted 05 November 2005 - 12:53 AM

Hi. This is my first post here at USMB. I've got an 86 GL(-10?) wagon with a 1.8L turbo engine. My question is this: What part of the VIN number is the engine code? My VIN number is JF2AN55B3GD410XXX. I'm trying to order engine parts (head gasket set) and having trouble with the parts store finding the right part.

Also, any suggestions on the brand of gasket? Do I need a OEM head gasket?

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Posted 25 April 2006 - 07:23 PM

Here's what the VIN decoder came up with. I hope this helps.

http://www.carcare.org/stats.shtml

VIN 'JF2AN55B3G' identified as:

1986 Subaru GL-10 4-Door Wagon
Drivetrain: All Wheel Drive
Transmission: 5-Speed Manual Overdrive
Engine: H4 1.8L 1781cc FI GAS VIN [457]


1986 Subaru GL-10 4-Door Wagon
Drivetrain: All Wheel Drive
Transmission: 3-Speed Automatic
Engine: H4 1.8L 1781cc FI GAS VIN [457]

On the side of things regarding the gasket, I'm not sure. This should help...
http://www.ultimates...ead.php?t=57054

#3 calebz

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Posted 25 April 2006 - 10:26 PM

Drivetrain: All Wheel Drive


No AWD in 86;)

As for head gaskets, I get mine from www.1stsubaruparts.com

They were about $50 for the set. OEM gaskets. Bout the best thing for a turbo car IMO.




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