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transmission swap 2001 forester trans. to a 1998 forester
Posted 11 July 2012 - 10:37 PM
the 1998 forester TZ103ZJ1AA
THE 2001 FORESTER TZ1A3ZC2AA-P8
I am trying to figure out the gear ratio cause i hear if that matches i may be all right and maybe swap the speedometer sensor. is this true?
Posted 12 July 2012 - 12:50 AM
Posted 12 July 2012 - 10:02 AM
you can use any trans from a 96 - 98 2.5L, outback, GT, LSi or forester. if you use a GT or LSi your speedo may be off a little.
you can find good parts at www.car-part.com. you will have to search each year and model separately. sort by distance to see what is close to home first and then by price just to see if there is a deal somewhare. shipping will cost about $150 so add that to any far away trans price.
note, just so you know: a 95 - 99 legacy / impreza (2.2L) trans will work but you will need to swap in the matching rear diff as well. and this will change your power curve / fuel economy.
Edited by johnceggleston, 12 July 2012 - 10:05 AM.
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