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1990 Subaru Legacy Wagon

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Proud of the Subaru I once had.
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By veedubberlover
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Vehicle

1990 Subaru Legacy Wagon LS 4dr Wagon


Review

I bought my Subaru Legacy LS in the beginning of 09. I am the third owner. When purchased it had a rebuilt engine at about 80k miles. Though the car had 189k miles. Purchased for 1000$. I put about 3k into it in the last two years. It was in pretty bad shape. But after all that it was a wonderful car. Though last weekend a big suburban crunched the rear end on it. Now the insurance wants to give me 900 for it. Not happening! I intend to get at least two k. About what replacement would cost. I put a good 50k miles on the vehicle and she still purrs like a kitten. May even keep her and see if I can find another to move into and have a parts car! Other than this she has been a joy!


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278,000 miles - remarkable car
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Interior Design
Exterior Design
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By Happy engineer
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Vehicle

1990 Subaru Legacy Wagon LS 4dr Wagon


Review

I bought this car used at a price of $ 7,000, ten years ago. Now the odometer is up to 278,000 miles and the engine is still purring, economical... and not a trace of smoke, transmission issues or any old age problem. We had a few repairs including seal replacements, wear parts and gaskets,CV's, alternators (2), drive belts and pulleys, pump (2) and my own recharging air cond - and now a couple of small rust spots appear on side of body. I've been careful to use best test rated friction reducing oil additives. Quite low cost per mile for such a roomy and comfortable transportation? Finally must take it to charity donation -not due to problems.


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Longevity, engine, cost of ownership, roomy


Suggested Improvements

Wish new Subaru's were cheaper today


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