Originally Posted by spooln30
Well if you do have the engine rebuilt make sure the machine shop you take the engine to has the torque plate for the block. This is nessesary for the boring process of the block so the cylinders are machined straight. Best option would be to find a machine shop that does Subaru engines or one that has the plate. It there's not a shop near you, you can buy the TQ plate at AMS performance.
+1 This is true for any aluminum block