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post #7 of (permalink) Old 11-10-2012, 05:34 AM
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Car Year: 03
Car Model: Forester
Transmission: 5 MT
Originally Posted by Lone Ranger View Post
Does "light weight" mean weaker and easier to break [than the 5MT] under spirited use though? And would it bolt up to an EJ25?
Lightweight means it's not the hand built STi unit. It without a doubt is better than the 5MT in terms of strength. My guess is that it would bolt up the the Ej25, as the 2010-2012 Outback/Legacy had the 6-speed manual with the EJ, and now the FB engine with a 6-speed, and as far as I know, it's the same transmission.

And Dpm, is this actually the same one that is hooked up to the diesel engine? If so, then it probably would be a good choice to swap for a few WRX guys with 5-speeds.

Also, seeing as how the new FB and FA engines are very easy to turbocharge (even if they came N/A from the factory) I see aftermarket turbo set up getting more popular for N/A guys, and maybe even draw several people to buy the N/A with the 6-speed and turbo it....Hmmm....

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