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Old 05-04-2011, 08:27 PM
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Wanna get into a wrx but may have a baby coming along. Mrs ain't keen on the wrx but thinking of trying to bring her around with a wagon/hatch. Got a budget though so thinking 06/7 or an 08 in the 5 door.

Heard bad things about the 08 when I was looking a while ago.

Is the 08 worth it over the 06/7?
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Old 05-04-2011, 08:30 PM
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Get a Forester!
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Old 05-04-2011, 08:31 PM
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Or a Liberty GT
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Old 05-04-2011, 08:34 PM
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Welcome mate, i can't comment on the difference, but as mentioned, what about a forester? Still punchy and a great car. All the best with your searches
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Old 05-04-2011, 08:44 PM
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Buy a Forester XT, the wife will think its just another family wagon.
Lower and swap front calipers = wrx

As a personal preference I'd go the 07 over the 08 for the wrx

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Old 05-04-2011, 08:49 PM
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For starters... before everyone else jumps in with "other cars" its best you tell us your budget. Then we can realistically tell you what you should be looking at

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Old 05-04-2011, 08:56 PM
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Foresters do have more head room but thats about it. Floor pan is still the same as Impreza so get what suits you. I have a 96 Impreza wagon and 2 foresters. Be aware, there is not a huge amount of boot space once you start putting in prams etc.
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Old 05-04-2011, 09:16 PM
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Wow thanks guys. Budget is prob $25000 really but may be able to stretch to $30.

Was looking at the 2 liberty gt's in for sale forum and the "runforest" forester gt.

Library's prob a bit expensive and and forester prob a bit old. Might do some more research on foresters then :-)
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Old 05-04-2011, 09:20 PM
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Forresters are also, in my oppinion most likely less thrashed then a wrx too. Same engine, ect. WIN!
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