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#1 dlougen

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 07:29 PM

I have a2000 legacy sedan with the ej251axawl sohc engine that junk .I also have a ej25dakdyl engine that is good .Can I swap them?



#2 MilesFox

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Posted 11 June 2013 - 08:36 PM

Welcome. Check out the Subaru Retrofitting side of the forum for ideas

 

http://www.ultimates...u-retrofitting/

 

If you are referring to the ej25d, you can swap heads and use its bottom end with the heads original to the recipient car. What i am saying is in general. Do some reading in the retrofit forum for specific engine recpied. The ej25d would have a different intake manifold and/or wiring harness/maf/throttle body. Mechanically parts do interchange.



#3 grossgary

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 07:12 AM

those engines codes are odd.....can you clarify.  like he said, you can bolt the 2000 heads to an earlier EJ25 block, but use thick headgaskets - like the 610 headgaskets for the EJ25D block.  i've done it before.

 

i'm not sure if it would work, i haven't calculated it out - but if you can use EJ25 Turbo headgaskets, those are much better as they don't fail like nonturbo EJ25 headagskets...but i don't think anyone has ever installed them on an EJ25D block before.



#4 Legacy777

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 12:18 PM

Welcome to the USMB. 
 

I'm going to move your thread to the retrofitting forum.



#5 johnceggleston

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Posted 17 June 2013 - 03:18 PM

no, those engines are not a direct swap, either way.

 

but as mentioned you can use the short block of the ej25D and the heads & intake of the ej251 and make a good engine.

assuming the heads are good.






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