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  1. ('09-'13) 2010 - NA 2.5 Cylinder Damage?

    EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Hey everyone! I'm writing this on my cell phone but will update with more details once I get my laptop up and running. Ok, bought a '10 Forester MT 2.5L NA, 190k highway miles. Test drove ok and peppy. Once I bought it and got on the highway, burnt oil smell out exhaust. I was devastated...
  2. 2011 Impreza engine into 2009 Forester?

    Motor Conversions
    Hello, So a few months ago my Forester engine got a rod the engine is toast...kinda. I am looking at a 2011 N/A Impreza engine from a wrecking yard to swap in (pictures show it was a rear end collision so it should be fine). Will it fit? I believe those are the ej253, but I only have...
  3. 2006 forester manual EJ253 into a 2010 outback auto EJ253

    Motor Conversions
    Looking to swap a 06 manual EJ253 engine into a 2010 outback EJ253 that’s an auto. The outback has blown headgaskets and needs some other work. Would the engine from 2006 forester fit in the 2010 outback since they are both an EJ253? Or maybe at least the block? I know there was some changes to...
  4. ('06-'08) 2007 - Non AVLS Engine Possible w/AVLS ECU? - Updated!

    EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    I feel that this is an ominous start for me on these forums. Despite not owning a Subie since 2013, I have enough co-workers with them that have required my emotional, physical and technical support while pulling engines and trans to get my Subie fix while owning several German cars. I am also...