I have got myself a free scooby engine...

Discussion in 'Modified Shizzle' started by art b, Jul 20, 2015.

  1. I managed to buy this 2001 impreza,
    on ebay for £300....:)
    its done 100k
    with a full service history,
    new belts plugs leads etc last year,
    clean oil no leaks or gasket problems...

    was owned by a retired guy for the last 3 years,
    and failed an early mot on a rusty rear subframe, and a bit of welding
    It was still taxed and mot'd,
    so i insured it for £30 for the day with extra breakdown cover for 50p !
    drove it home 140 miles and it was a blast

    im sure i can part it out for more that its cost me ...:D



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  2. jesus that looks clean!! Great find man, wish I'd seen it!
     
  3. Yeah, looks really clean. You should fix it!
     
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  4. too late for that ...:D
     
  5. rickyrooo1

    rickyrooo1 Hanging round like a bad smell

    i don't think you can fail an early mot and still use the old one? now they are online i thought the new mot replaces the old one and therefore it's on as a fail if the five-o anpr you? happy to be corrected.
     
  6. tbh the mot fail was only 2 days b4 the sale ....
    the old one had a week to run ..
    so prob no worries...:)
     
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    well the breaking is going well

    front wing and bumper £95

    rear bumper and lights £89

    interior £100

    switches , indicators gear lever, odd trim £50

    thats £334 so its paid for :chewie:

    and whats left is free,

    gearbox, diff, doors ,bonnet ,elec mirrors and much more yet to sell




    a quick look at the scrap yard....:D

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  8. i reckon you could part it out for enough to be able to buy a subarugears reverse ring and pinion and run the gearbox as well!!!
     
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  9. Nice one! I'll be interested to see how this goes, I assume the lump is going in that bay?! :)
     
  10. Baysearcher

    Baysearcher [secret moderator]

    What engine is it Art?
     
  11. It's a Subaru engine of course
     
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  12. Baysearcher

    Baysearcher [secret moderator]

    Brilliant!
    EJ20 / EJ25?
    I assume it's not a turbo?
     
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  13. Defo a 2.0 litre non turbo, no bonnet scoop and I think impreza's didn't come with the 2.5 engine
     
  14. what do you want that for?
     
  15. Baysearcher

    Baysearcher [secret moderator]

    To annoy the purists I'd imagine!
     
  16. once its done its done!
     
  17. Shredding rubber and blowing away boy racers.
    Or just to replace an outdated air cooled motor.
    I would.
     
  18. Baysearcher

    Baysearcher [secret moderator]

    Nah, you can go back easy enough.
     
  19. Yup it's the non turbo 2.0
    It's as sweet as a sewing machine...:cool:
     

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