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01 obs auto swap to 02 forester 5mt axle help!

manual swap obs forester

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#1 manlar



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Posted 04 December 2017 - 08:52 PM

So, I have an 01 impreza obs with an auto that is going out, I also have a 5 sp manual from an 02 forester with rear diff, drive shaft, trans support bracket, pedals, shifter. My only issue is figuring out which cv axles I need to aquire to make this swap happen. Do I just buy manual cv's for my obs or do I need to buy cv's for the forester? I have searched for months trying to find an answer on my own and am no closer to making this happen. thanks.

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 09:17 PM

<p>I don't think that it really matters TBH. They both will have different part numbers between manual OBS and Manual Forester most likely. However the Forester axles are likely to work in your OBS just fine. The Forester 4.11 trans is the same one used in the RS.</p>

Edited by matt167, 04 December 2017 - 09:19 PM.

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 11:26 PM

if the compressed length and spline count is the same, doesn't matter.

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 12:34 AM

You use the CV's it already has. They are the same for auto/manual. Forester CV's are slightly longer due to the suspension lift. Will not be needed on the OBS.


Edited by GeneralDisorder, 05 December 2017 - 12:36 AM.

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