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Subaru To Porsche engine swap
Posted 24 September 2011 - 08:41 AM
Posted 24 September 2011 - 10:30 AM
like the porubi. http://porubi.com/
i would say its definately feasible, well anything is possible with the right money. but i think acquiring a porsche engine and wiring would be quite spendy! unless its an older motor, which case i think the EJ would be probably better?
Posted 24 September 2011 - 11:21 AM
subaru, cheap, well designed, and easy to work on
you will see subaru engines in vws and porches, but never the other way around
Posted 24 September 2011 - 01:20 PM
For example - the Boxster has a TERRIBLE engine. Underpowered, EXPENSIVE (about $10k to build a performance version), and super unreliable. You can pickup Boxster's with blown engines for around the $4k to $6k range. There's a project over on NASIOC to build a kit for installing the EJ255 and EJ257. They already have a proto-type car built. It's considerably faster than the stock power plant and half or less than the cost of a replacement performance Boxster engine.
Posted 24 September 2011 - 01:28 PM
Add that to my "project wishlist"
Posted 25 September 2011 - 06:59 PM
Posted 26 September 2011 - 02:32 AM
talked to a guy years ago about his ER27 (6 cylinder XT6) into a 914 swap, some issues he had, etc. he sold it awhile ago:
Has anybody swapped a subaru engine with a porsche engine? ifso is there a write up of how to do it? If you know anything about this let me know, im kind of curious.
Edited by grossgary, 26 September 2011 - 02:36 AM.
Posted 22 August 2012 - 08:21 PM
It's not uncommon, actually. My car is a 1972 Porsche 914 with a WRX motor and transmission. this is the original installation, with the 914 transmission:
Later with a front mounted water-air intercooler and a WRX transmission that was converted to two-wheel drive:
And later, the finished car at an autocross:
The build thread: http://www.914world....ransmission wrx
Nice motor. Mid-engined flat four air-cooled boxer originally had 90 hp stock, now it has lots more.
Posted 23 August 2012 - 12:51 AM
The OP was asking if anyone had put a porsche motor in a subaru, not a subaru motor in a porsche. That's why people were saying it's more common to see subaru engines replacing porsche ones just like in your swap.
It's not uncommon, actually. My car is a 1972 Porsche 914 with a WRX motor and transmission.
Posted 23 August 2012 - 11:22 AM
Posted 23 August 2012 - 11:34 AM
He actually said "has anyone swapped a subaru engine with a porsche engine", which could be read either way. In any case sorry, please forgive me and ignore what I posted.
i think your car rocks. dont leave because of this crap. nobody needs to call the internet police. we can all play, right? this is the bestforum in the world, hang out for awhile. also, welcome aboard.
Posted 24 August 2012 - 09:55 AM
There are some pretty harsh members here compared to some of the other forums I visit, I'm not sure why. I try to ignore them. There are some pretty cool guys too. It's not as bad here as say NASIOC, that's for sure.
Posted 30 August 2012 - 02:33 AM
Posted 30 August 2012 - 10:58 AM
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