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seymourless 02-19-2013 11:17 AM

SRT-4 for a Legacy GT?
 
Hey everyone!

Been lurking around here for a while now. I have decided that I would like to upgrade to an 05-07 Legacy GT Limited. I love my neon, but getting followed by cops and dumbasses trying to race for pink slips on my way to work has gotten old.

I am pretty sure I will look for a manual transmission, although there are a lot of tempting 5eat cars for good prices.

Question: Should I look for a car under 105k or try to find a really good deal on a Legacy GT with over 120k? My neon has 125k on it now, and with routine maintenance it has been perfect. I have found good deals on legacys, but I get scared when the post mentions "super fast" if it is a private seller.

Does anyone have any horror stories of Legacys from a private sale?

Thanks, and here is a picture of my SRT-4!

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphoto...71808656_n.jpg

http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphoto...42079434_n.jpg

Indiglow 02-19-2013 11:21 AM

some lower mi lgt's may be in rougher shape than a nice high mileage lgt. try to find an MT. if at all possible, and I stress this, get a compression test if you're serious about the vehicle. these cars can dump compression much like your srt-4

blongo804 02-19-2013 12:49 PM

I double this ^

Clean Neon by the way.. I'm sure you're sick of being told "it's still a Neon" too. Don't worry, with the LGT, you'll only be called a WRX so it's not that bad. :D

alegend90 02-19-2013 02:01 PM

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Originally Posted by blongo804 (Post 4301157)
I double this ^

Clean Neon by the way.. I'm sure you're sick of being told "it's still a Neon" too. Don't worry, with the LGT, you'll only be called a WRX so it's not that bad. :D

LOL or a Camry!

5thgen2.5i 02-19-2013 02:24 PM

clean srt. makes me miss my flame red. good luck with the search. "sorry for off topic"

GTTuner 02-19-2013 02:52 PM

I had a Silver 04', stage 2. It was crude but lots of fun. Those cars will take a lot more abuse than the Subaru will.

planelazy 02-19-2013 03:15 PM

I saw one do this rally cross thing when I was living in Orlando and it did quite well.. now my Sentra on the other hand... it got stuck.

exbagboy 02-19-2013 04:37 PM

My first car was a 99 Neon. always wanted an srt-4, they look like they are ready to pounce!

seymourless 02-19-2013 09:25 PM

So I test drove my first Legacy GT....loved it! It was a 5eat and was actually impressed enough to consider a good deal on one. I still want a 5 speed manual and hope to look at one shortly. The only thing that pisses me off is no aux.....I know there is a way around it, but it will be a big adjustment going from bluetooth streaming to nothing until I can get an aux input set up.

jasejase 02-19-2013 09:29 PM

No aux in 05 but search for the jazzy kit to help that. The later model leggies have an aux input.

StoplightAssassin 02-19-2013 09:33 PM

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Originally Posted by seymourless (Post 4302051)
So I test drove my first Legacy GT....loved it! It was a 5eat and was actually impressed enough to consider a good deal on one. I still want a 5 speed manual and hope to look at one shortly. The only thing that pisses me off is no aux.....I know there is a way around it, but it will be a big adjustment going from bluetooth streaming to nothing until I can get an aux input set up.

The 5eat sucks up all the power. If you were impressed by it, you'll be blown away by the manual.

blongo804 02-19-2013 09:53 PM

True words ^..

With the turbo i'm running, i'm missing out on at least 30whp i'd have to assume. It's upsetting lol.

GTTuner 02-20-2013 06:45 AM

Just don't get an ACT clutch unless you pry bear traps open on a regular basis.

lee07 02-20-2013 11:42 AM

Manual is the way to go.

Just look on the classified for some, there should be plenty of good used ones for sale.

Believe 07 and newer have the Aux but 08-09 for sure though

andnyleswillriot 02-20-2013 04:45 PM

^yup. 07-09 have an aux.


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