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    Hi from new Legacy Spec B owner

    Hi everybody,

    I've been lurking for a while so thought I better say hello. Picked up my first Subaru recently, '04 JDM GT Spec B wagon in manual & totally standard as far as I can see so far. I'm really pleased with it, a few little jobs to do to it to get it back to factory+ condition but its by far the best car I've ever owned. Not had a chance to wash it yet so only have the one obligatory photo but will put up a few more at the weekend after a nice detail session. Looks like a great forum, looking forward to going to a few meets or trackdays etc and learning more about my car.

    Cheers all
    Dave
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    welcome nice car

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    Welcome

    Looks very well👏👏

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    welcome to the club. nice legacy

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    lovely car . leggy always look better in wagon I reckon .

    welcome
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    Your very welcome, gorgeous wagon, my brother has one and I had a saloon one, good power and very reasonable on insurance, enjoy
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    Welcome along, lovely wagon!

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    lovely car, welcome
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    Welcome along. Great looking legacy wagon you have there look forward to seeing it at a few events
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    Looks great
    Did I see you around conygham road the other day ??
    IT TOOK ME FOOKING 3 YEARS TO WORK OUT HOW TO PUT THIS SMALL BIT OF TEXT HERE!!!!!

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    Looks lovely man, thinking my next car will be the next generation legacy, best of luck with it

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    Cracking motor man welcome along

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    Hi Dave what area of the island you in

    Have members night meet coming up in Dublin in few weeks pm me if intrested might give you a flavour of the club if your intrested in joing up👍

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    Thanks a lot for the warm welcome lads!

    @Keith yep you probably did

    @Ciaran in Dublin, PM sent, sounds good

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    Lovely car is it auto or manual?

    If you need any info let me know I had one for 7 years!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Altezza-Dan View Post
    Lovely car is it auto or manual?

    If you need any info let me know I had one for 7 years!
    Says manual in first post Dan👍
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pedro555 View Post
    Says manual in first post Dan��
    Well spotted batman!

    Much more tune-ability with the manual setup
    Last edited by Altezza-Dan; 21-01-2017 at 21:19.

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    Welcome along :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Altezza-Dan View Post
    Lovely car is it auto or manual?

    If you need any info let me know I had one for 7 years!
    Thanks Dan, you'll be sorry now as I'll have a heap of questions for you! Now that I have cleaned it / destickered / fresh plates it feels like its more my car. Had a lovely spin out in it today. Needs a set of tyres soon, and I'd like to get a full service on it asap so I have a good baseline to start with.

    I'm reading a lot of (and sometimes conflicting) information on all the forums and websites about the issue of remap and Irish fuel. I know I have to research it myself to be sure but would I be correct to say my options are:
    -leave it as is and risk detonation when driving it hard
    -use the NF Octane booster, reduce risk of detonation and keep full power
    -get it remapped for 95ron, not bother with octane booster, but then does it have less power than it should?

    Car has done only a couple of thousand Km with the importer and I have been taking it handy since I got it. Still on my first tank of fuel.

    Also the eco-button, from what I read and feel when driving its two completely different maps one with less boost and supposedly leaner afr when cruising, (along with a little "eco" light that stays on at light throttle and below 3000rpm) - it's definitely more sedate to drive around in eco mode but am I risking damage in that mode without the car being remapped or using octane booster yet?

    cheers lads
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