08 wrx at dealer. Looks clean and stock, no heat shield. - Subaru WRX Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 Old 11-12-2012, 03:48 PM
WRXtuners Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: North Dakota
Posts: 10
Derrrr is an unknown
08 wrx at dealer. Looks clean and stock, no heat shield.

About to get my first subaru, silver 08 wrx with 67,000 miles. It ran good drove nice and was in good shape. Everything looked stock and well maintained but after reading the guides to buying a used wrx should I not buy this due to the lack of heat shield? Only odd thing that stuck in my head was when tapping the gas pedal inside it wasn't an instantaneous little rev it paused for a couple milliseconds. Not long enough to make me not be turned on by it but too long that it got my attention. Worth buying? They want 18 for it.
Derrrr is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 Old 11-12-2012, 04:13 PM
WRXtuners Member
 
BLAZE2099's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 2,472
Images: 6
BLAZE2099 is known to be trustworthy and helpful BLAZE2099 is known to be trustworthy and helpful
May have been taken back to stock for the trade in. We wouldn't know for sure without seeing a pic.

Randy-
2002 blaze WRX- sold:(
2004 Wrx-sold
2011 Wrx limited
99 Fozz- sold
Eagle eye crew
BLAZE2099 is offline  
#3 Old 11-12-2012, 04:17 PM
WRXtuners Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Virginia
Posts: 2,260
Images: 9
brfatal is a WRX expert worth listening to brfatal is a WRX expert worth listening to brfatal is a WRX expert worth listening to
Garage
The only reason the heat shield would be off is if he was previously modded.

And they want $18k? !Laugh!!Laugh!
brfatal is offline  
#4 Old 11-12-2012, 04:23 PM
WRXtuners Member
 
BLAZE2099's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 2,472
Images: 6
BLAZE2099 is known to be trustworthy and helpful BLAZE2099 is known to be trustworthy and helpful
Almost true, unless of course the previous owner beat the balls off it and the turbo pooped.
And with that high mileage it should be between 14-16k

Randy-
2002 blaze WRX- sold:(
2004 Wrx-sold
2011 Wrx limited
99 Fozz- sold
Eagle eye crew
BLAZE2099 is offline  
#5 Old 11-12-2012, 05:44 PM
WRXtuners Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: North Dakota
Posts: 10
Derrrr is an unknown
What about the throttle. Seems like it should be more sensitive
Derrrr is offline  
#6 Old 11-12-2012, 08:34 PM
WRXtuners Member
 
synolimit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Ohio
Posts: 1,415
synolimit is a helpful contributing member
Electronic is slow. If you're used to cable then you probable notice the slowness.

As for 18k that's retail for a premium and retail is always a rip off. If its a base model than retail is 12k and that dealer is insane!!!! Depending on package I'd say 9-15k.

Scott-2011 WRX 335HP 394TQ 93 VF52!
http://www.wrxtuners.com/forums/f121/2011-wrx-build-31226/
synolimit is offline  
#7 Old 11-13-2012, 06:28 AM
WRXtuners Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: North Dakota
Posts: 10
Derrrr is an unknown
Derrrr is offline  
#8 Old 11-13-2012, 01:49 PM
WRXtuners Member
 
man show's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Maryland
Posts: 3,077
Images: 2
man show is a WRX expert worth listening to man show is a WRX expert worth listening to man show is a WRX expert worth listening to
If you're going to buy that one, at least make sure the 60k maintenance has been fully completed. Every 30k is a major maintenance milestone where almost every wear item gets replaced: Subaru maintenance schedules and new car break-in period- 2000 through 2009, links for 2010, 2011...

Even if you do it yourself, you'll still spend several hundred bucks so be prepared or use it as a bargaining chip.

Make sure the tires are good too - that'll set you back even more since all four have to be replaced at the same time.

Keep us posted!

John
07 WRX (Albins 5MT + Blouch 20G)
Jorge Carrillo Tuned (365 whp/340 wtq)
man show is offline  
#9 Old 11-16-2012, 11:44 AM
WRXtuners Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: North Dakota
Posts: 10
Derrrr is an unknown
Pulled trigger and bought it. Spent way to much. It's a premium, 67,000 miles and I payed 20,000 yuck. I trailered it back 6 hours home, drove 20 miles and threw a cel p0139, everything appears stock so I'm assuming after checking the sensors wires if it checks out then just replace it? Cleared code twice since I got it. Drives normal though but not gonna drive 600 miles round trip for them to replace a 02 sensor. Any tips on this?
Derrrr is offline  
#10 Old 11-16-2012, 01:10 PM
WRXtuners Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Virginia
Posts: 2,260
Images: 9
brfatal is a WRX expert worth listening to brfatal is a WRX expert worth listening to brfatal is a WRX expert worth listening to
Garage
$20k Holy rip off. I would have suggested $14k tops.
brfatal is offline  
#11 Old 11-16-2012, 04:05 PM
WRXtuners Member
 
09bluewrx's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 100
09bluewrx is an unknown
Damn! I paid about 16 for my 2009 premium wrx with only 25,000 miles on it.

Sent from my DROID X2 using AutoGuide.Com Free App
09bluewrx is offline  
#12 Old 11-16-2012, 09:09 PM
WRXtuners Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: North Dakota
Posts: 10
Derrrr is an unknown
I got screwed, oh well. Any responses to the 02 questions.
Derrrr is offline  
#13 Old 11-16-2012, 09:56 PM
WRXtuners Member
 
BLAZE2099's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 2,472
Images: 6
BLAZE2099 is known to be trustworthy and helpful BLAZE2099 is known to be trustworthy and helpful
Nope, just that you didn't shop enough, I just had paper work ready to roll on a brand new 2013 base for 23.
Replace that 02 and see what happens I guess. Feel bad for ya, but you live, you learn.
Good luck

Randy-
2002 blaze WRX- sold:(
2004 Wrx-sold
2011 Wrx limited
99 Fozz- sold
Eagle eye crew
BLAZE2099 is offline  
#14 Old 11-16-2012, 09:59 PM
WRXtuners Member
 
BLAZE2099's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 2,472
Images: 6
BLAZE2099 is known to be trustworthy and helpful BLAZE2099 is known to be trustworthy and helpful
What year is this one?

Randy-
2002 blaze WRX- sold:(
2004 Wrx-sold
2011 Wrx limited
99 Fozz- sold
Eagle eye crew
BLAZE2099 is offline  
#15 Old 11-16-2012, 10:47 PM
WRXtuners Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: North Dakota
Posts: 10
Derrrr is an unknown
2008, it was like high 18 then tax and license and registration. Oh we'll just money.
Derrrr is offline  
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On