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any recommendations for buying a rebuilt EJ-22 online?


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#1 sinbin

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Posted 14 May 2013 - 04:17 PM

Hello!

My 85 brat had an engine swap done for the EJ-22. The engine I got though ended up being bad. I moved to Austin, TX from Portland, OR. It's a lot harder here to find these motors in central Texas. I was thinking of buying one online and having it shipped here where a local mechanic will do the work. I'm no mechanic myself. Can you guys recommend a site where I can order a good, rebuilt engine?

 

Thanks!



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Posted 14 May 2013 - 04:44 PM

If you want a really nice motor....Colorado Component Rebuilders specializes in Remanufactured Subaru engines.

http://www.ccrengines.com/



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Posted 14 May 2013 - 10:06 PM

Thanks! I checked them out and they're out of my budget for this. Really wish I could. They look really great.



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Posted 14 May 2013 - 11:31 PM

Being that your on a budget, how about a JDM motor?  There are a lot more JDM EJ25s out there though.  I've been quite happy with my JDM motors, they don't leak or burn anything.



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Posted 15 May 2013 - 11:05 AM

Thanks. I called and they don't have any EJ22s right now, but said to check back in a couple of weeks. Their prices are more in my budget.



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Posted 15 May 2013 - 10:48 PM

www.car-parts.com

find an EJ22 there and buy it.  serach by zipcode, search all possible combinations of imp, legacy, years, etc.

 

buying a new or rebuilt EJ22 is a waste of time.  if they've never been overheated or run out of oil they run forever, get a known good, low mileage unit and call it good.

 

there's probably a story why your Ej22 ended up being bad....with a little legwork it's easy to get a known good engine and then things are tanks.  $150 - $400 all day long in excellent condition.



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Posted 16 May 2013 - 06:29 AM

Yes, go used.  I've  bought several 2.2 off of www.car-part.com and they were great.  Under $600 including shipping to CO.



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Posted 16 May 2013 - 08:56 AM

have 20 subaru ej motors on the floor but no 2.2 s gone as fast as i can get them #1 subaru motor



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Posted 16 May 2013 - 05:26 PM

Thanks for all the help. Going to check out car-parts.com. I had one shop recommend I consider the EJ20. Any advice there? If anyone happens to have one available, please let me know.






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