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#1 njdrsubaru


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Posted 21 December 2006 - 07:59 AM

Hey Guys

Ok I have a buyer for my legacy wagon and ia m replacing it with a 93 Impreza AWD Auto EJ18,

Are the EJ18s as reliable as the EJ22s?
Do they essentially share the same trasnmission components?
Is it a different beast than the legacy? or should i look for the same problems when buying it?


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#2 Legacy777



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Posted 21 December 2006 - 09:48 AM

They should be roughly the same/similar.

There are probably going to be some differences, but shouldn't be much.

#3 DerFahrer


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Posted 21 December 2006 - 02:33 PM

The EJ18's are just as, maybe more, reliable than the EJ22 which they're based off of.

The two engines are virtually IDENTICAL except for the bore.

#4 WoodsWagon


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Posted 21 December 2006 - 06:44 PM

The EJ18 is hardly ever talked about here, because it's reliable I believe. The only time you hear about them is when someone's taking out a perfectly running one to put an EJ22 in for more power.

#5 edrach


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Posted 22 December 2006 - 08:43 PM

Here's what came up with a search for EJ18 reiliability (of course it helped that I had replied to it and knew it had to be there):
http://www.ultimates...J18 reliability

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