Hello everybody, long time no-poster here. I’m back from hiatus/lurking to ask a question to the old time Subaru nuts. I’m looking at a 1984 GL wagon with 160k on it. I’m not afraid of doing a little wrenching and maintenance work, but I’m not at all familiar with Subarus and their strange non V8 engines and non transfer case 4wd.

So with that in mind, what should I look out for when I take a preliminary look at it? Good points? Weak points? Maintenance quirks? Not quite on topic anecdotes? Anything is appreciated. Link below.