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

- - - - -

2006 outback engine ej253 to ej251

  • Please log in to reply
3 replies to this topic

#1 jims



  • Members
  • Pip
  • 3 posts
  • lawrencetown nova scotia

Posted 06 January 2014 - 09:06 PM

Can anyone tell me if i can use an older short block in my 2006 outback and if it won`t work why not ?

#2 ocei77


    Eat, Live, Breath Subaru

  • Members
  • 872 posts
  • Monticello,NY

Posted 06 January 2014 - 10:11 PM

Not an expert in this, but the only real issue I see is the 06 was dbw, necessitating the swap of the engine harness. Since you have to do this, the AVLS sensors in the heads will now match.



#3 Fairtax4me



  • Members
  • 13,031 posts
  • Charlottesburg, VA

Posted 06 January 2014 - 10:21 PM

Pretty sure you can put your 06 heads and intake on the 251 block.

#4 jims



  • Members
  • Pip
  • 3 posts
  • lawrencetown nova scotia

Posted 10 January 2014 - 07:44 AM

anyone have any more input ?

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users