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  1. 2002 wrx engine in a 2002 Forester?

    Motor Conversions
    I was wanting to put a turbo in my 02 Forester (ej25) but I've heard they don't handle boost very well. So I was wondering if it's possible and what I would need to put a wrx engine from the same year in it.
  2. ('01-'02) 2001 - EJ25 SOHC short block replacement - I am in need of some advice?

    EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Hello all, I am in need of some advice (obviously), my foz is about to roll over 324,000 and I'm about to do the head gaskets. I bought the car a couple of years ago for $200 at about 300,000 miles. It was a steal! Needed a new alternator so I slapped a spare one I had on it and drove it home...
  3. ('09-'13) 2009 - Losing/burning 2 quarts oil every 100-200 miles?

    EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Long story short, I had the passenger side timing gear sprocket break off the camshaft while driving on the highway. Car was towed home obviously after that. (Link to that discussion and thread right here) After 5 months of pulling the engine and pretty much rebuilding the entire engine...
  4. ('09-'13) Engine Identification and Replacement

    EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Here's a real quick background from this first time poster. I bought my teenage daughter a 2010 Forester 2.5X Limited (non-aspirated) as a repaired salvage title vehicle (this was my first Subaru) a little over a year ago. The vehicle ran and drove well upon before and after purchase. It...
  5. 2004 - ej25 swap to ej20 - cranks but no start, cam sensor issue?

    Motor Conversions
    so i'm swapping in an ej20 for my ej25 (both turbo if that makes a difference), and i've gotten everything connected and all good. i ran over everything with a sensor and it does not detect the cam sensors. i am using the american cam sensors but they are noticeably shorter than the japanese cam...
  6. 1999 ej25 >to> my 2004 - Will it work?

    Motor Conversions
    Ok so first post, tell me if I'm doing it wrong. My 2004 fozz got a knock so my fiance and I decided to swap the engine to a 99 ej25 we found online. The "new" 99 engine was running when it was pulled. We successfully got the donor into the car but are having issues getting her to start. From...
  7. ('03-'05) Ej25 oil leak - oil cooler or head gasket?

    Problems, Maintenance, and Warranty
    Can you guys tell if this is just the oil cooler gasket or the head gasket?