Just because it still gets you back and forth, it will cost you more if you wait till it quits all at once. Subaru broke this pattern by introducing a mass-produced four-wheel drive passenger car, after having tested the waters by building a limited series of four-wheel drive wagons in 1971. The Impreza was introduced with a 'hatch like' wagon which was reminiscent of the first and second generation Leone wagons. It would look quite nice parked next to my 2013 Impreza. The interior presents as well as the outside, which is really surprising considering the type of folks who bought cars like these had active, outdoors-oriented lifestyles.
I still have the heads and differential pieces in my basement for some reason. Thanks everyone for your help! Never name your vehicles because you get too attached. The car came with either a five-speed manual, four-wheel-drive transmission with a final drive ratio of 3. The Leone was available with a four-speed , a five-speed manual transmission, and also a three-speed beginning in 1975. And considering my dad did most of the repairs and maintenance, I had to pay very little to keep this thing on the road. Year of manufacture 1985 First year of ownership 2000 Most recent year of ownership 2003 Engine and transmission 1.
They are very well built, and will outlast the payments. They are easy to work on with more room under hood than most cars, and will run forever with proper care. It has 175K and other than a tune-up and a very badly needed bath and wax, it hasn't required a thing! For one, the tach is a digital readout with the actual rpm number. Thanks for the posts, The problem I have is this: When I put the new 15 amp fuse in,it immediatly blows out!. The chassis codes were changed, with sedans now in the 30 series and estates in the 60 series. Also at time of purchase.
This generation Leone made its way to the United States in 1985. Early models received a 1. Cars of a Lifetime series: Interesting. My Dad bought a Subaru exactly like this one, only blue. Just look at those straight lines. The car sat five passengers and offered four-wheel drive.
Weight was 1,070 kg 2,359 lb. The Wagon was also available with four-wheel drive, beginning with the 1977 model year. Production continued into 1994 but ceased to be imported to North America in 1987. The word leone is Italian for lion. The cylinder bore and stroke were measured at 3. Yes Review Date: 20th February, 2015 Faults: The module and pickup coil was bad; it would run 20 minutes and die. Model year 1985 Year of manufacture 1985 First year of ownership 2010 Most recent year of ownership 2015 Engine and transmission 1.
The Impreza was introduced with a 'hatch like' wagon which was reminiscent of the first and second generation Leone wagons. This generation was released with a three-door hatchback, four-door sedan and a continuation of the popular station wagon body style. In 1976 the engine was replaced with the 1. When you find the short and disconnect it then the test light will go dim or turn off. Edited September 3, 2013 by jono I solved the problem.
It has absolutely no power, but it is very reliable. Whole electrical system shot a year after getting the car. As for this, can you think of a better-protected or more easily-accessed location? His add verbiage states something to the effect: I am selling only 4 a project so aint in any rush to sell — a flipper. This was sold alongside the second generation Leone introduced in 1979 until 1982. It too clicks and clacks a bit when first started, but the sounds disapears once warm.
Scored my neighbour 84 gl wagon. Up until this time four-wheel drive had been limited mainly to , although the very expensive had been built in limited numbers. It had originally been white, and at some point was resprayed a medium blue, up to but not including the inner door sills. The C4 Corvette bodies were made of injected molding plastic, instead of the usual fiberglass. The hatchback was hamstrung by a very high rear cargo lip, but did receive a split folding rear seat.
Celsi finished fourth, but retired on the final road section and Bourne retired during the first stage. It also had a built-in clock alarm. This was also the first car I owned with electric door locks and windows it would be another 15 years before I owned another and the second in a long line of stick shifts I drove through high school. Bore and stroke are 92 by 67 mm, respectively, and the engine has a compression ratio of 9:1. Very old oil gasket was replaced.
I immediately fitted a third-hand Blaupunkt tape deck and ran wires to some car speakers retrofitted into two wooden speaker boxes. General Comments: The car keeps me busy fixing things on it, but it never quits. Imports to Europe, Australia from 1978 , and New Zealand continued until February 1994. Not pretty to look at, but always starts up on the first twist of the key and has never let me down. I ran my Volvo 122s wagon for 290k miles 174k mine and it was a prince compared to my Subaru. Faults: Pretty much anything you can think of has gone wrong. The transmission always felt an inch from tearing itself apart, but never did.