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  1. EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Quick and dirty: Bought Forester in no start condition. Turns out belt stripped and caused some interference. Stock engine is EJ251 with EGR. Bought EJ253 replacement longblock. Uh-Oh..NON-EGR head. Here's the shake: Using DS side EGR head from the 251 on the replacement 253 longblock (including...
  2. EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Looking to replace the timing belt on my EJ251 engine as I just recently acquired the vehicle and it is currently at 114,000kms with the service log book not stating what exactly has been done at each interval, so I am thinking it is better to assume it has yet to have its timing belt replaced...
  3. EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Hello yall, I have a 2003 forester xs that has a horrible oil leak from 2 places, one from the oil pan which has a small hole that's been rusted out, and one I can't seem to find the name of this piece located anywhere, I attached photos of the part and also circled it to stop confusion on which...
  4. Motor Conversions
    I have a 2004 Forester with what I believe is an EJ251 EGRI engine. I cant find any engines out of Foresters around me but there is a ton of Outbacks. Will the engine out of a 1999 Outback with EGRI be a direct bolt in without messing with wiring?
  5. Motor Conversions
    Hi all, I have an 03 Forester 2.5X with a 5-speed. The heads are going, it's got 167k on the clock, and there is no AC. There's an opportunity to buy a totaled 04 Forester 2.5XS auto with 12k miles on it. Not my first time pulling a motor but definitely the first time with a forester. What...
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