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Got this car when I was 17 off of a sketchy guy on Craigslist. He of course claimed it was owned by a grandma before he briefly owned it, and there may be some truth to that but who knows. When I got it, it was leaking boost, leaking from the evap system, needed a starter, and occasionally misfired, among other things. After a new ingnition tune, just about every filter and fluid change, starter replacement, etc, it has become a reliable, fun, and practical daily. I took it across the US the summer after high school and it performed wonderfully, going from CT to California and back without an issue. Although it is my daily, I overhauled the suspension and put it on coilovers, and also added a stiffer rear sway bar. With these upgrades it can rip around corners pretty damn quick for a large family station wagon. The coilovers make some New England roads pretty rough, but overall they ride okay. Next plans are probably maintenance/reliability mods and some interior work.
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