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#1 moo

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 04:21 AM

Ok, so this weekend, after having had my legacy wagon up on jackstands to give it a brake job, I discovered it is without a front skid plate. I would like to remedy this. Suggestions? Note: I am sorta poor at the moment. While I could probably afford an aftermarket aluminum plate, I may not be able to eat as well in the future because of it.

#2 Manarius

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 09:51 AM

No 90 - 94's came stock with skid plates. In fact, I don't think they were even an option. I think I saw or read somewhere about modifying an Outback skid plate to fit on a Legacy. My question is, why do you need a skidplate? That's more weight you have to drive around, making your gas mileage worse than it already is.

#3 subie94

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 02:01 PM

you could try hitting the j/y an see if they have any loyales with skid plates.they don't weigh much.

that's somewhat how i put a skid plate on my 94 leg..though i didn't go to j/y for mine.(click pics below)

Posted Image rear skid plate mounting location.in the front,i just drilled an screwed it to the bottom of the rad support.
Posted Image skid plate in place.
Posted Image Posted Image these two pics are showing how much clearance between plate an oil pan.so far it has saved the pan from getting scraped an dented 3-4 times so far.

#4 kevinsUBARU

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 04:57 PM

I ran a Primitive Racing plate on my 1995 Impreza, and when I switched it over to my 2001 Legacy L, I just had to drill new rear mounting holes in it. No biggie:banana:




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