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Hello , I have a 1998 subaru Impreza L with an N\A 2.2 ej22 engine. I want to swap out the engine to an engine with a turbo something to have a little bit more fun while driving. is there a direct engine that may be able to be swapped to replace the ej22 ?? Any help would help me a lot !! Thank you.

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generally, swaps are doable but are EXTREMELY involved.

you can, however, make changes to the suspension and braking of your current car that will make it more fun to throw around the corners. Refresh the struts, heavier rear sway bar or even stiffer springs, sportier exhaust, lighter weight rims...

 

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170-190hp:  the only easy way to do this is to build a frankemotor.  then you have no wiring work, just mechanical which is simpler and cheaper and shorter time frame. 

220-230 hp:  H6 conversion.  require mechanical fitment issues - might have to move radiator fans and do without A/C or do some fabricating to work around it.  you can pay someone to do the wiring an not have very much of it to do, making this a reasonable "almost no-wiring" job and not terribly expensive or overtly complicated. 

somewhere between the last two options - install forced induction on your existing engine and just bump it to 5 psi.  put your time and money into finding cheap blocks to swap out when you blow them up. 

big number turbo:  $$$$$$  lots of wiring work, full conversion.  if you have to ask many questions about it you're not doing it. 

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