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Willie

New member - from Down Under

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G'day all,

 

Just joined and thought I would introduce myself.

 

A keen Subaru enthusiast, however am Subaru-less at present. Have owned three, my favorite being the 1986 RX Turbo L series sedan. We are planning on purchasing a Forester XT in the next 6 months. I'm not sure if you use the same model names. The XT is what the Turbo model is called here in Aust.

 

At present own a Mitsubishi Pajero GLS and Mitsubishi Galant V6. Both great vehicles, but would really love to get back into a Subaru. Living in the Top End of Aust was the deciding factor on purchasing the big 4WD, however with a move back down south to either Brisbane or Canberra early next year and the possibility of baby #2, we feel we wont need the larger 4WD.

 

The Subaru fraternity in Aust is quite strong and you find many of them would not consider owning anything else. This brand has a very good reputation here, which many of the other Asian manufactureres are envious of.

 

Over here, the Ultra Light Aircraft owners mostly use Subaru power plants in their air-frames, which helps illustrate the trust in their reliability.

 

Anyway, I hope to be a regular visitor and hopefully gain some great info from this site.

 

Kindest regards,

Willie.

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Welcome to the board. Look around and you'll find some Ausies here that can probably hook you up with a few options on a roo.

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Welcome! Great board here, you'll like it. Lots of good people with great ideas and experience.

 

The Buggy I built is a Rhino from down under, the guys down there are nuts for Subies!

 

If you get a chance throw a Forester dual range tranny in the mail for me some time:D Subaru only sells a single range transmission up here.:mad:

 

Glenn,

82 Hatch, now a Rhino Buggy

01 Forester, 5 speed single range tranny

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Welcome. As said before, you'll find some of your own countrymen here, too. You'll also find a wealth of knowledge and experience about subbies.

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Welcome to the jungle, mate. I've got myself a Forester, and love it too. I know you guys down south love these machines. In fact, before I got a Soob, since there were so many Subaru ads with Paul Hogan pitching them, I thought for a time that Subarus were Australian instead of Japanese!

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Hi! Welcome. I'm an Aussie too. "Brats" are Subaru Brumbies over here, for all you American members and a Legacy is a Liberty.

 

I used to own a 1983 Sooby DL but it started to rust so we got rid of it.

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Hey there. You could also check out www.ausubaru.com, although we're undergoing some severe technical difficulties at present . . .

 

If you come to Canberra I'm nearby. We're arranging a NSW/ACT meet for late November if you're interested. If you don't have a Suby you can ride with one of us!

 

No Mitsubishis allowed though.

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