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Subaru 2WD 4WD 1979 1994 Gregorys Service Repair Manual

About the Subaru Leone and L series

The Subaru Leone would have been a compact car that is caused by the Japanese car manufacturer Fuji Heavy Industries from 1971 to 1994. The definition of "leone" is Italian for lion.

It had been released as a considerate replacement on to the Subaru 1000 and was the predecessor because of the Subaru Impreza. All Leones were powered due to the fact Subaru EA boxer engine. Most cars were perfect for businesses that optional four-wheel drive.

Although released in Japan and a bit of export markets for the reason that Leone, for centuries, I thought this was truly the only vehicle sold internationally by Subaru in which the smaller kei cars Rex, Vivio, R-2, 360 and Sambar were not sold or considered road legal. Resultantly in major markets for example , Australia, Europe and North America, it had become instead identified by having a trim level designation, a few of which included: DL, GL, GLF, GLF5, GL-10, and RX. What this means the actual vehicle can often be referred to simply due to the fact Subaru GL or even the Subaru L-Series.

On July 16, 1984, the Leone saw its second major redesign. This generation was released by using a three-door hatchback, four-door sedan as well as a continuation of each and every popular station wagon body style. This generation Leone made its way pertaining to the United States Government in 1985.

In Europe, the range was 1.3 DL, 1.6 DL, 1.6 GL, 1.8 DL and 1.8 GL 4WD. Its not all versions were offered in all of countries.

In The United States, the 1.6-liter engine was dropped completely out of your lineup, car without any reduction in toque generated. The 48-kilowatt (65 hp) 1.3 was only to be found in select markets.

A new 1.8-liter SOHC engine, EA-82 was offered as opposed to the OHV 1.8-liter Flat-4 engine. The engine was available by using a carburetor, single point fuel injection, multi-port fuel injection, or multi-port fuel injection by using a turbocharger.

From 1985 this generation saw the available choices of a full-time 4WD manual transmission or maybe a full-time 4WD four-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission.

The RX 3-door hatchback is actually comparatively rare as only 2600 units were made during its 1987 to 1989 production run. Very few remain operational today. It usually is recognized because of a rear wing, factory ground effects kit and white paint with white wheels. Most RXs were white. The RX was well suited for the EA82T turbo engine, as perfectly found on the XT Vortex mated as opposed to a five speed manual transmission. The drivetrain featured a 3.70:1 rear Limited Slip Differential and a locking center differential and two speed transfer case. The gearbox also featured a 1.592:1 low range activated by having a center console mounted lever. Other characteristics were; rally tuned suspension, four wheel disc brakes, power windows, A/C, central locking, power sunroof, adjustable seats and steering wheel, split fold-down rear seats, full indicative panel, Hill Holder and 1,070 kg (2,359 lb) of weight. 1989 marked the termination of the production run for your personal RX.

Other available choices (Standard and Optional) perfectly found on the Leone 3rd generation were a full digital instrument panel; self diagnostic computer, travel computer, cruise control and pneumatic suspension with selectable height.

From September 1989, the van version was also provided to Isuzu as you move the "Geminett II" under an OEM deal.

By 1990 the Leone name always been used in Japan but was now referred to as the Loyale in Chile, the us and Canada, the L-Series in Europe and Australia and as the Omega in New Zealand the spot where the third generation was was the last in order to become assembled locally by Motor Holdings at Waitara. The public attention towards the Leone wagon was ceded on to the new, larger, Legacy wagon in 1989 and was ultimately replaced as a result of Impreza in 1994. The Impreza was introduced by using a 'hatch like' wagon that had been paying homage to the third and fourth generation Leone wagons

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