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I need a little help on an engine swap!


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#1 iTzBOB3RT

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Posted 07 October 2013 - 07:55 PM

Hey guys, im new to subaru's. I have always liked nissans over everything so i dont know much about motors or motor swaps on other cars. I have recently purchased a 2000 Legacy gt wagon and im pretty sure it has the 2.5 in it and i have been looking around for turbo parts for it but everyone is saying its not meant for boost and i cant find any parts anyways sooooo i was wondering what sti motor fits in my car so i can go fast.. haha im no noob to cars or anything i just need to know what motor is best to swap into my car or what i can do to my stock motor that i have now 

 

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#2 86 Wonder Wedge

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Posted 08 October 2013 - 10:52 AM

IMO, that 2.5 DOHC isn't a bad motor, but to FI is a good way to turn that motor bad.

 

Without having a turbo subframe, it makes you job VERY difficult (if not impossible) with respect to pipe routing. What you COULD (if you really wanted FI) do is either frankenstein a turbo motor together (WRX heads, low comp pistons) then supercharge it, or find a half cut of a legacy turbo or STi and have it swapped.

 

You might also consider a FrankenStein motor (2.5 bottom with 2.2 heads) that's very popular and well documented.

 

Or strip it down to race weight and go faster.






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