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    Subaru owner, fixer, swapper, seller.
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  1. I respect your opinion, and would state w/a 'chipped' EJ20G ECU those heads don't produce HP, but torque is notable. This is w/the following upgrades, but all on the stock engine: Setup: Stock EJ22T and heads TMIC "550" STI injectors (525cc) TD05H (with 90 degree inlet from '93-'96 wrx/STI) Exhaust: 3" downpipe and all the way back w/Dynomax muffler STI Fuel Pump Rob Tune EJ20G ecu and ignition converter JECS "green label" MAF Snorkus removed Mopar (Neon, etc.) coil pack and newer-style EJ22 wires. Stock BRK6E plugs gapped to .028 --MBC set to ~18.5 psi; pull done in 4th gear. Remember This is at the WHEELS, not the crank. Run 1HP: 229 HPTorque: 309 ft-lbsRun 2HP: 219 HPTorque: 287 ft-lbs Note: I apologize for the thread hijack.
  2. 1. Yes 2. No difference except for that EGR port, that can be blocked off. 3. I can never remember the name - Tappets?- and HLA on '90-'95. I don't know if those are worth swapping or not. 4. Yes, the block is the same in '96, just the single-port, RR + HLA, differences. I put EJ22T heads on an extra '90 or '91 engine, with the '96 Intake manifold, ran NA for few months before going turbo'd -LINK. I was able to block the water and oil ports off w/out an issue...but don't recall what I used, but I had a bunch of left-over parts, bolts, etc, so probably just used what I had. Good luck w/the 'vanagon' (?) project? :-)
  3. Trans isn't that hard...search on here/online for info. All Subarus of that era will be similar. Also, that H6 is known to wear out the timing guides/tensioners. They'd be suspect @ 260K.....and that job doesn't look like fun. I'd rather do 10 timing belts......
  4. A lot of variables in this one, but unplugged/cracked vacuum lines can cause issues.
  5. IMHO, I don't recommend 'power' flushing these unless the ATF has been regularly changed, just drain, refill, drive 3 times. Also, 8 quarts would include the TC and what's in the pan. Not sure what is meant by 'one pipe'...part of the VB/valve body?
  6. From what I've read on here, you should be able to use any phase 1 Legacy TCU ('90-'98)...FD ratio doesn't matter.
  7. The code reader works on another '96+ car correct? I had one that 'went bad' and thought it was the ECU, but was the code reader. And this WAS a working car when you bought/got it? Just making sure you didn't buy someone else's 'project'. :-(
  8. ...and you cleared the codes and it comes back? Did you test w/the FWD fuse? If the fuse works (no torque bind), then it's mechanical; if no change then it's electrical/electronic, from my past learnings on here. :-)
  9. might go post on Subaruforester.org. But the older stuff doesn't get much attention anymore. As noted the '04 has heated, airbag and seat belt (?) plugs. The '06 has Airbag and seat belt only....? Did you pull up the carpet on your '06 to check for 'unused connectors' ? The XT (and XS) went to powered front seats in '05...FWIW. Might google seat pics or check ebay for pics of seat connectors to see what an '06 XT seat looks like?
  10. What's the tag show on the bellhousing? TYxxxxxxxx
  11. google the part numbers. The one in yours now, the TZ1b7L...shows out of a '05 Legacy. I'd be surprised if that actually worked....and apparently it doesn't since you're asking. Your main issue is that '99 was transition year for many Subarus. Phase 1 vs Phase 2 electronics, engines, and transmissions, so you'd need to find an exact match, I'd guess. TC1A37C2AA (nor tZ1a37.....)= not a good number... nothing found in Google. TZ prefix usually means Auto; TY usually means Manual. LOOK on the VIN ID tag by the Driver's strut tower under the hood. It shows your engine and transmission.
  12. This link shows it 'should' interchange: https://parts.subaru.com/p/Subaru__/SPROCKET-CRANKSHAFT/49224691/13021AA091.html Did you check for a code? I don't recall if the CEL light stays on w/the Key ON/Engine Off, or goes off after a few seconds? I'd suspect the CS sensor..should be easy to swap. And Auto/Manual doesn't matter, AFAIK.
  13. Confused...are you getting the 16 flashes w/the Key On at each start-up? If not, did you see this: https://www.surrealmirage.com/subaru/trans.html Under #11 of 1st section: "..... Blinking once every 1/4sec is normal."..
  14. It may be completely different going WEST>EAST, but East>West it's $1500+. I can buy cheap(er) Subies from the Far East (say, NJ), but shipping usually breaks the deal.
  15. If you can find a 5-speed FXT, you'll need to 'bring $' as they're becoming as sought after as, well, a clean, unmolested WRX :-) And you really don't want to do a swap, do you? Really? :-) Just not worth it, unless you're really bored, unemployed, have too much $$, etc. It's a full harness swap, not just engine/trans....wiring isn't usually a fun thing. Note to self: Just Stop looking @ those OBXT's for cheap on CL.....
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