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Swaping turbo from 2.2t into 1.8t


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#1 Bussaca

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Posted 11 March 2006 - 06:19 PM

Ok.. i remember (like 1999) back in the day someone going over the steps to change out the turbo from an 2.2t into an RX..


Well i got back from the junkyard..and 2.2t turbo in hand with what i vaugely remembered.. so i removed my 1.8t Turbo..to find..they are pretty close..but no where near to fitting..

So at this point.. it looks like i'm going to need a 2.2t Down pipe and up-pipe..???

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would it be easier to have a shop make new flanges and weld em to the old pipes?

Any info..much apreciated.
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Posted 11 March 2006 - 06:29 PM

might have better luck in the retrofitting forum. but here here is some pics from my swap. EJ20G into 1.8T.

http://www.suberdave.../subaru/glwrxt/

you will need lots more then just the engine. like the whole wiring harniss.

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Posted 11 March 2006 - 06:38 PM

Thanks SUperDave.. but i'm not talking all that.. (i'm doing the same swap you did but putting it into my 91 Legacy SS) I'm just transplanting the Turbo from a 2.2t to my 1.8t.. all the oil lines and colling lines fit.. it's just the up-pipe and down pipe are WAY off.

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Posted 11 March 2006 - 07:58 PM

The up pipe flange should be a match and the down pipe flange from a WRX should work. If I'm wrong someone please correct me!




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