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New Here and given an 03 Outback

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Hi all

We were just given an 03 Sub Outback Wagon from family and want my wife to drive it this winter.

I need to do the brakes all around tomorrow for safety and just wondering if there are some quick tips.

Another quick question to the forum. What is with the seating postion. My back is done for the day when I get in this car. My wife complains to but not as much as me. I am 6'4" and she is 5'10'. Is it the seats?

As well there are a few other issues but I will deal with them later.

I am attaching the decoded VIN info below incase there is info import that is related to this car.

Thanks in advance.

Anti-brake system: 4-Wheel ABS
Body style: WAGON 4-DR
Brake - front: Disc
Brake - rear: Disc
Cargo volume: 34.30 cu. ft. / 971.3 liter
Consumption in the city: 21 miles/gallon / 11.2 liters/100 km
Consumption on the highway: 27 miles/gallon / 8.7 liters/100 km
Curb weight: 3425 lbs / 1556.8 kg
Doors: station wagon
Driveline: AWD
Engine capacity: 4 Cylinder, 2.5 L
Engine code: 2500cc / 2.5L AWD
Engine series: 4-Cyl. 2.5L
Engine type: 2.5L H4 SOHC 16V
Fuel tank: 16.90 gallon / 64.0 liter
Fuel type: Gasoline
Ground clearance: 7.30 in / 18.5 cm
Line: Legacy/Baja
Overall height: 63.30 in / 160.8 cm
Overall length: 187.40 in / 476.0 cm
Overall width: 68.70 in / 174.5 cm
Safety restraints: Manual Seat Belt w/ Driver/Passenger Air Bags
Standard seating: 5
Steering Type: R&P
Tires: 225/60R16
Transmission: 4-Speed Automatic Overdrive
Transmission type: AWD 4EAT
Trim level: Wagon w/ All-weather Package
Turning Diameter: 36.70 in / 93.2 cm
Warranty distance: 36 000 mile / 57 000 km
Warranty duration: 36 month
Wheelbase: 104.30 in / 264.9 cm
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I'm 6'3" and find the seats acceptable, but the lack of legroom makes long drives less than thrilling for me.

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