Originally Posted by LibertyFLS
What did it cost and how long did it take? I really wish my car had some omph. All these years in V8's including my other ride, really leaves me wishing for more in my Subie. I've been thinking about either going the STI turbo route, or the 3.0 H6 since I mainly just wish for some torque.
Eh, if I'd suggest anything it would be to swap usdm. Jdm has that ooooooh factor but lawdy can it be tough to source parts. I had a bad batch of ECUs and a few snags along the way. I got a really good deal from a friend of a friend. Just a click under 2k in labor with another 4k in parts including the engine and trans. I lucked out with the 4.11 rear matching the trans. No shaft work or anything needed after that fact.
Stay away from jdm engine depot[where I bought engine trans and first ecu. I went through three before getting one that actually worked], if it's not a swap for your honda then don't expect them to know anything further.