Should I buy a Legnum ?

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  1. Hello to everyone here , my name is Ben and I am looking to buy a Legnum. What should I look out for as in common problems especially with the tip tronic? What is the max boost i can run the standard turbos and motor before detonation? Any other feedback on the Legnums would be greatly appreciated..:D
     
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    Hi mate, welcome...sorry can't really help u with common issues, as i'm new also and don't know too much about them yet...
     
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    Yes.

    :)

    The answers to all your other questions should come up if you search and you can also check out the buyers guide at www.clubvr4.com

    Lee
     
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    welcome to the forums mate, i have nothing bad to say bout legnums,they are great cars..
    max boost is around 12 to 15psi thats without shortening the life of the turbo's dramaticly.. some people run 18psi with standard turbos but thats with suporting mods.. i would not recomend this too much. this engine has a great amount of touque and with the size of these turbo's there is no such thing as turbo lag.. for me all round great car..
    cheers joe
     
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    The auto gearboxes are good if they are serviced regularly.

    1.0-1.2 bar boost is fine, anything above that and you will experience fuel cut.

    They are bloody quick and agile cars for the money and have a lot of interior room, plus no-one in Aussie knows what they are, a perfect combination.
     
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    NO you shouldn't buy legnums.. there are already alot of them in OZ.. buy Galant.. its more sexy looking :D Im pretty sure alot of guys would wanna beat me up right now..

    seriously.. whichever model you go with, it's a win-win situation.. with leggy you get more bed space.. as with the galant you have to do the sitting down position.. :D
     
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    ROFL! That one's goin' straight to the trophy room :D
     
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    ^^^ LOL...
     
  9. i looked at the galant but am having trouble getting past the ugly rear end :D ha ha no offence. the galants are the sedans right ?
     
  10. i might seem ignorant by asking what ROFL means but my sms abbreviations are a bit rusty...
     
  11. They are bloody quick and agile cars for the money and have a lot of interior room, plus no-one in Aussie knows what they are, a perfect combination.[/quote]

    Hey Brad what sort of mods have you done to get the sort of hp figures you have:rolleyes:
     
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    autronic sm4 ecu running on MAP, replaced all turbo piping, down pipes, no cat, full exhaust, big intercooler, and about 19psi boost :)
     
  13. cool you didnt need to go bigger injectors or anything like that to run that much boost? what horsepower did that give you ? flywheel or at the wheels
     
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    Hi and welcome - I've had my Legnum for nearly a year now and on the whole am very happy with it.

    Mine has had a couple of problems but I think mine wasn't that well looked after by its previous owner. I have selection problems with my AT when the car is cold (ie: it takes me about 5 minutes and numerous attempts to get up my driveway) and when executing tight right hand turns the transmission seems to lose its connection with the wheels and just revs freely until I straighten up.

    That said though, I have been driving to and from work and all over the place on weekends and it still works. I've yet to take it somewhere to have it looked at as I suspect the problem is not solely transmission related.
     
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    Riding On a Flying Legnum LOL

    No I kid... Look here, it's when I go to keep up with these techno emos... *insert old man voice*

    http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=rofl
     
  16. takumi

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    Welcome Benny to the best bang for ur buck car on the market. If ur looking at going to serious HP then maybe the manual would be better, although that being said I love my auto box. I used to think the Galant had a weird rear end, but seeing them in the flesh has made them grow on me ... (disclaimer:I don't have some weird galant growing on my back)
    As Lee said have a good look around the forums and check out clubvr4, then u will have good idea whats hot and whats not. Good Luck !!!
     
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    legnum means more leg room.. :D im being stupid, my apologies.. im going to bed..

    but yeah the back area can be used as a bed.. just make sure its nice and tidy as well as candle lit lamps.. to set the moods right..
     
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    Candles. In a car. Am I the only one that classifies this as a Grade A Bad Idea?

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    Chris I vote you do a 'how to' guide on modding your car with bed and candles, and include pics! :)
     
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    Just no "how to use the bed" picks thanks... people use this site at work remember!
     
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    Yes, you should buy a Legnum. They are cool and their owners are cooler.

    Just kidding, welcome to the site !
     

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