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  1. Motor Conversions
    I can’t seem to find the info I want anywhere else so I’m gonna start my own thread. I have a 03 forester XS 5sp. I want to do I full STI conversion and I understand that the motor and drivetrain will bolt in but what about the wiring? Do I need the ECU? Is there anything that I need that I’m...
  2. Engine and Exhaust
    So I’m kinda new to the forester world. I just recently got ahold of a nice rebuilt 03 XS and I would love to turn this thing into a street beast. I’ve done a lot of reading in these forums about STI swapping. Which leads me to my question. what parts from what other Subarus can bolt right up...
  3. Sourcing Parts & Accessories
    Hi All, I have been looking for a replacement front bumper for my 2007 XT as it has an STI bumper right now damaged I am looking for another one. Anyone have any suggestions on what websites either worldwide or in Australia where I can buy one of these STI style front bumpers or any other front...
  4. Transmission and Driveline
    Hello my name is Jeff from Colorado. New member just looking for advice or any good threads to follow on technical advise for STI (Drivetrain) swapping my ‘06 XT with a 6spd out of a ‘06 STI (USDM). More specifically wiring and modification of the stock ecu. Any and all advice would be...
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  6. Motor Conversions
    Hey Guys! So I’ve been taking with my wife about having a project car. What I want is a 04-08 Forster and do a full sti swap. But my question is, I can get an 08 forester NA with a blown motor 5 speed for 600$ And has spent most of its life in NM. Most forester xts in my area are auto and have...
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