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Can I Install Legacy 92 Turbo on Impreza 97 ?


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#1 btna124

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Posted 19 February 2005 - 11:21 PM

I have Subaru legacy 92 with 2.2l turbo engine and automatic transmission.

My question is, can I remove the turbo from the above car and install it on Subaru Impreza 97 with 2.2l engine and manual transmission? If yes how many hp I would gain by this and does the Impreza’s manual transmission stand the extra power?



thanks

#2 Skip

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Posted 20 February 2005 - 08:28 AM

Btna,
I am sorry to inform you that

there is quite a bit more involved

than just slappin a turbo on a non turbo engine.

You could expect about 20 horse power and a blown engine.
(piston, rings, head gasket all come to mind)

The transmission would probably be okay
as the engine would grenade before it had a chance to
take out the tranny.

Your better bet is to take the entire lump, gear box, rear diff and
wiring with the ECU
and and and and - --

out of your SS and do the nasty.

Shame hackin' a SS like this though.

I know it hurts.
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#3 wrxsubaru

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Posted 20 February 2005 - 07:35 PM

Yeah many people have removed the engine from the SS and put it into a impreza.




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