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Paveater240 01-29-2013 06:09 PM

Yes another sti engine swap thread
 
Hey guys, as the title says, I need some basic tips to do the complete swap (engine, inter cooler, turbo And intake). Don't tell I did not search because I did...a lot..lol I read the whole Internet, only finding bribes of informations.

Just got to find a 06 sti engine that is complete with under 100000km's so I just want to make things right and would like to benefit from you guys knowledge to achieve it.

I know I will need a tune, something with the AVCS as well needs to be hooked/ fitted up (hoses), up pipe, down pipe (suggested). Also read somewhere that I will have to plug 2 holes in the heads of the engine ? But which ones ?

Any inputs are very welcomed. I just want to get that thing back on the road with this engine in it !!

Thanks

idiot4hire 01-29-2013 09:15 PM

Any reason that you want to do this and not keep your current ej255.

frank_ster 01-29-2013 09:21 PM

uh . first off lol

the engines are the same other than turbo intake and intercooler.

the holes you have to plug? well after you install the engine i guess it would be the ones leaking some sort of fluid.

if you get a newer sti ngine with dual avcs you wont be able to control the exhaust and pray your intake cams are similar otherwise you will have lots of problems.

have you thought about the more common buick v6 engine swap?

NWSPECB 01-29-2013 09:24 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Paveater240 (Post 4268929)
I read the whole Internet

That is quite an accomplishment. I applaud your dedication to your quest for infinite knowledge through massive amounts of reading.

Drift Motion 01-29-2013 10:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by NWSPECB (Post 4269275)
That is quite an accomplishment. I applaud your dedication to your quest for infinite knowledge through massive amounts of reading.

and assume everything on the internet is 100% correct

NWSPECB 01-29-2013 10:30 PM

According to the state farm commercial I saw recently, everything on the internet is true.

mr.hicksta 01-29-2013 10:37 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by NWSPECB (Post 4269316)
According to the state farm commercial I saw recently, everything on the internet is true.

http://geekadelphia.com/wp-content/u...rnet_truth.jpg

NWSPECB 01-29-2013 10:40 PM

:lol: I'm a french model

http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_md1gel5UdO1qe1ey2.png

Max Capacity 01-30-2013 05:50 AM

I guess you missed this thread.

http://legacygt.com/forums/showthrea...-r-184106.html

It may have been cheaper to go this way.

But what do I know...

LosAngelesLGT 01-30-2013 05:57 AM

http://ls1swap.org/ls1-swap/ls1-swap...subaru-legacy/

/thread

Max Capacity 01-30-2013 06:46 AM

^ oh yea, much better idea...:)

Paveater240 01-30-2013 10:54 AM

I am going that route because the downtime will be less than if I would rebuild the old EJ255 and also performance wise. I want to get the car running, that's all. Once it will be back on the road, I will have plenty of time to rebuild the EJ255.

Max capacity, I again thank you for your reply and will get a close look at this thread.

And for the others, why so arsh about the newcomers ? If you do not have 3000 posts you cannot ask questions ? You never asked basic questions on this forum 3000 posts back ? Nahh..you all are subaru certified tech's that just don't need answers, you know your stuff and keep it for you rarara...But why giving advice on a forum...It's not made for that, it's made to bash.

For the ones willing to help, I gladly thank you.

NWSPECB 01-30-2013 10:59 AM

Harsh? I don't see anybody being harsh towards you. I see a friendly jab about your wording one one thing but nothing harsh making fun of you for asking questions. I wouldn't start off your stay by getting irritated with simple remarks such as those. It will get much worse if you do. (Not a threat just have seen it a few times).

There are plenty of threads like the one max capacity posted that will help you along the way.

Welcome to the forum.

LosAngelesLGT 01-30-2013 11:01 AM

Typical bewbie (thats a butthurt newbie for the record) attitude.

You basically HAVE a STI motor in your car already cupcake.

Max Capacity 01-30-2013 11:09 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Paveater240 (Post 4269982)
I am going that route because the downtime will be less than if I would rebuild the old EJ255 and also performance wise. I want to get the car running, that's all. Once it will be back on the road, I will have plenty of time to rebuild the EJ255.

Max capacity, I again thank you for your reply and will get a close look at this thread.

And for the others, why so arsh about the newcomers ? If you do not have 3000 posts you cannot ask questions ? You never asked basic questions on this forum 3000 posts back ? Nahh..you all are subaru certified tech's that just don't need answers, you know your stuff and keep it for you rarara...But why giving advice on a forum...It's not made for that, it's made to bash.

For the ones willing to help, I gladly thank you.

Don't worry, we all get our panties in a wad sometimes, for some of us it's before we've had the second cup of coffee...

You'll find the a lot of us qualify as "troll's" from time to time.

Not that I've ever been quilty of that...


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