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Later 2.2l swap for 2.5l?


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#1 twinckler

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Posted 07 August 2005 - 07:53 PM

I am about to commit to swapping my 1997 OB 2.5l DOHC for a 2.2l. I know the 1995 ej22 is a drop in fit, but are there later 2.2l's that also are straight swaps or darn near?

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Posted 07 August 2005 - 08:42 PM

No. 1995 EJ22 from an auto tranny car is the only engine I know of that swaps relatively easily.

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Posted 07 August 2005 - 11:24 PM

why from a 95'? all ej22's have the same exterior design, mostly. all bolt up, or is it just a matter of wiring?





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Posted 08 August 2005 - 05:29 AM

ERG Valve is on the 95. The biggest reason to install a 95 is its the last year of a non-interference engine. If you need a good one, go to www.ccrengines.com.

They will even build one with cams to regain the minimal power difference. The Impreza 2.2 will also work, but check the flex plates. The Impreza is about 1/2" dia smaller. Don't ask how I know!

I've done two of these swaps and I'm happy with the results. If you get the power steering lines and the fitting off the pump, you can change the lines over as well.

I also grab the purge canister and bracket that is bolted to the right front frame rail. Then you only have one vaccum line to plug.




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