i would not buy a complete gasket kit. i would buy head gaskets from am online dealer, gaskets only and maybe the seals for the front of the engine. and a timing kit off Ebay, replace everything.
and the rest i would get from ANY parts seller, either local or online.
some things need to be ''subaru'' and some do not.
and lastly, what ever happened to the trans you were working on. what was the solution?
we love follow up and how things got fixed.
your post count today is 17, and you have started 9 threads. you are great at asking questions, how about filling us in on your solutions .
what happened with the trans?