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B3 badge under bonnet.

Postby Thursty » Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:03 am

I'm driving a 2000 gt tt wagon and always thought it was a b4 but after having a good look under the bonnet I've discovered that it is badged as a b3.

Can anybody tell me anything about what this means?

Oh yeah the car was imported from New Zealand if that helps at all.
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Re: B3 badge under bonnet.

Postby BUDDAH » Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:21 am

Its not as big as a B4?
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Re: B3 badge under bonnet.

Postby Jack_Keaka » Tue Aug 06, 2013 11:23 am

Mine is written as a B3 on my registration papers, but I assumed because mine is non-turbo that would be the reason.
Possibly just because it's the 3rd generation?
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Re: B3 badge under bonnet.

Postby Subarujunkie » Wed Sep 18, 2013 10:33 pm

B-3 means its a B platform as in 2.5 Na BE9 the TTB4 its a BE5 or wagon BH5...

B is platform 3 is generation
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Re: B3 badge under bonnet.

Postby zch91 » Wed Sep 18, 2013 10:53 pm

Google it.. There's quite a few opinions on the matter on various forums
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Re: B3 badge under bonnet.

Postby Whitekong » Sat Sep 21, 2013 10:27 am

Have a look at your engine type on the compliance plate if you are worried it is not a real B4.

Should sy EJ206 or EJ208.

All Gen3's are B3.
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Re: B3 badge under bonnet.

Postby andy_mac » Tue Dec 02, 2014 2:49 pm

B4 is basically just what japs use to say sedan in some cases. Notice the jap import 4th generation legacy sedans are badged B4 aswell.
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