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  1. ('98-'00) Forester 4AT to 5MT

    Transmission and Driveline
    Greetings, new member here. šŸ˜Š I apologise in advance as I am sure there are a thousand threads about this already but after a search I couldn't quite find what I was looking for. My story: I intend to swap the 4AT in my 99 Forester GT to a 5MT. My issue: I've read that any EJ series engine...
  2. ('03-'05) JDM FSTI SWAP HELP!!

    Transmission and Driveline
    Hey all, my first post on here! Im in the middle of the 4eat to jdm fsti 6 speed. Having some problems lining up my shift linkages without having the upper shift linkage bind up on the trans tunnel. Im still using my factory fxt front subframe. Everything bolts up good but the shifter linkage...
  3. ('14-'18) 2014 - SJ FXT 6spd MT swap?

    Transmission and Driveline
    Hey guys! I have been a member here for a while. Most because my wife has a SH forester N/A. I bought a 14 SJ FXT and love it. I was wondering if there is as forum here or if anyone has done a 15+ wrx 6spd MT swap into the SJ. I saw the STI swap but was wondering if anyone has done this with the...
  4. 2004 - Will a 1999 Outback engine with EGRI be a direct bolt in without messing with wiring?

    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. ('09-'13) 2009 - Transmission swap '03 >to> '09?

    Transmission and Driveline
    Hello , Does anyone know if a running 4EAT transmission from a 2003 SG Forester can be swapped with a slipping 4EAT transmission from a 2009 SH Forester? The 2003 does not have sport shift BUT i'm willing to forego Sport Shift for a working tranny. Thanks!!
  6. ('01-'02) 2001 - Help getting rear 02 WRX seats installed?

    Interior and Electronics
    So im swapping all my seats out in my 01 Forester for 02 WRX seats. I have the front 2 in and the base of the rear seat but I cant seem to get the back into the rear seats.
  7. 2005 - manual NA - want to put in a WRX engine, or a Forester XT engine?

    Motor Conversions
    Alrighty so I know this has been beat to death and I found a lot of the answers I was looking for however I couldnā€™t find some and here it goes. I have an 05 5 speed one owner 96k mile forester. I want to put either a WRX engine, or a Forester XT engine in it. Iā€™m not going to build the motor...
  8. EJ205 swap

    Motor Conversions
    Hi, so i cant seem to find any forms on 06-08 foresters with EJ205 swaps from the WRX. I was wondering i could get some help with making a list of all the parts I need. My forester already has a 5 speed, so asides from that that here is what i have: Engine + wiring harness and ECU Stronger...
  9. ('06-'08) 2006 - 4eat to Manual Swap Wiring Issue?

    Transmission and Driveline
    A little over a year ago, i completed the full mechanical 5spd manual transmission swap into my 06 forester xt. I've been driving on the swap daily since, so mechanically everything is fine. The issue I am having is coming down to the check engine light (P0600) code. It seems like, because I...
  10. ('98-'00) 1997 - EJ20 (non-turbo) - what alternate/other radiators would fit?

    Cooling Systems
    Hi everyone 1st post just discovered it couldn't believe my luck great effort by so many diverse lovers or haters of Subaru's. My question is this what other radiators would fit without to much mucking around my main problem is finding a good used one. Being a manual 5 speed is not really a...
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