Jump to content


Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, my lurker friend!

Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, an unparalleled Subaru community full of the greatest Subaru gurus and modders on the planet! We offer technical information and discussion about all things Subaru, the best and most popular all wheel drive vehicles ever created.

We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! All we ask in return is that you sign up and give back some of what you get out - without our awesome registered users none of this would be possible! Plus, you get way more great stuff as a member! Lurk to lose, participate to WIN*!
  • Say hello and join the conversation
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get automatic updates
  • Get your own profile and make new friends
  • Classifieds with all sorts of Subaru goodies
  • Photo hosting in our gallery
  • Meet other cool people with cool cars
Seriously, what are you waiting for? Make your life more fulfilling and join today! You and your Subaru won't regret it, we guarantee** it.

* The joy of participation and being generally awesome constitutes winning
** Not an actual guarantee, but seriously, you probably won't regret it!

Serving the Subaru Community since May 18th, 1998!

Guest Message by DevFuse
 

Photo

New member...old Outback.

NA 2.2 hoppups

  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 Patioracer

Patioracer

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 2 posts
  • Lebanon, Oregon

Posted 27 December 2013 - 06:55 PM

Swapping out 2.5 for 2.2....need power for hauling camp gear, dogs, kayaks, bikes and ? Anything I can do to 2.2 before putting it in. I don't want to use really tiny tires. (need ground clearance were I go). Thank you in advance.



#2 KiwiGL

KiwiGL

    USMB is life!

  • Members
  • 126 posts
  • Dunedin, NZ

Posted 01 January 2014 - 04:04 AM

Is the 2.5 shortblock still in good condition? It's possible to use the 2.2 heads with the 2.5 block, for a bit more power than the standard EJ22. It'll still be a bit down compared to an EJ25D though, as the heads don't flow as well, and this 'frankenmotor' also requires custom head gaskets from Cometic.



#3 Patioracer

Patioracer

    Newbie

  • Members
  • Pip
  • 2 posts
  • Lebanon, Oregon

Posted 14 January 2014 - 12:19 AM

The 2.2 I got has dual port exhaust, is this a special motor...told is a '95 Imp. Can I get more power by rasing comp, or a low boost turbo? My 2.5 supposedly was blown/overheated...parked for two years. Oil [was] in overflow tank, maybe 1/2 teaspoon, I cleaned it out. It started right up, ran it for 30 minutes. No drips, leaks, revs great, no knocking. Next day drove to fuel station, filled it with med grade, aired up the tires, drove home. I did notice a little steam from P/S motor. I'm pulling and selling it...or redue the heads, then sell for ?






0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users