What to look for when buying a WRX 2000/2003

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What to look for when buying a WRX 2000/2003

Postby WRX MAN » Wed Feb 13, 2008 5:42 pm

Very close to getting a wrx and want to know as much as i can before the big purchase! What are common things that brake on the rexies? And wear out, and what to look for...

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Re: What to look for when buying a WRX 2000/2003

Postby MrEs » Wed Feb 13, 2008 6:06 pm

what year are you looking at?
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Re: What to look for when buying a WRX 2000/2003

Postby WRX MAN » Wed Feb 13, 2008 7:28 pm

Well i recon most likely it will be the 99/00 model

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Re: What to look for when buying a WRX 2000/2003

Postby Age » Wed Feb 13, 2008 7:52 pm

Usual things... dints in the body, marks in the seats....stuff like that Full service history with a mechanic you know, like STi, AVO or URD to name a few. Make sure the Cam belt has been changed, MY99's are almost due for a 2nd change of the cam belt. Check the bolts under the bonnet and under the car...looks for any bolts that look like they have be undone recently.

Ask if the AFM have been changed.
If you really worried about the cars engine, ask for a compression test.

Actuall i think this topic has been covered before...try searching for it. :thumbs:

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Re: What to look for when buying a WRX 2000/2003

Postby WRX MAN » Wed Feb 13, 2008 8:09 pm

Dp the AFM go on these or only if you trash them?

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Re: What to look for when buying a WRX 2000/2003

Postby Age » Wed Feb 13, 2008 8:11 pm

Huh? :?

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Re: What to look for when buying a WRX 2000/2003

Postby WRX MAN » Wed Feb 13, 2008 8:20 pm

AFM Air flow meter? Why did you ask if they have been changed? Do these break or?

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