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#7: 11-01-2012, 05:46 PM
 
 xt2005bonbon
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Originally Posted by mungewell View Post
It arrived!!! Albeit 24hrs after I turned up at the haulage firm to collect it , my 'new' 05 Legacy GT Ltd Wagon 5 speed manual in pearl red.



Drove it 280miles back home without incident, although I was being very gentle on the pedals (3000rpm/70mph gave 28.4mpg). It started life in PA, but is now enjoying the cool mountain air of Southern Alberta.

Going to get under the hood this weekend to change oil and give it a good inspection. Hopefully nothing frightening is found. With 133K on the clock is there anything particular I should look for (it had new turbo and timing belt at 98K)?

I feel like a kid at Christmas
Simon.
Welcome. +1 for checking the banjo bolt and keeping that oil topped off at all time.

I think 28.4 mpg @ 133k, that's pretty impressive.