CAN YOU PUT A EJ2O SOHC 2.0 ENGINE IN A 1999 SUBARU FORESTER

Asked by Jan 13, 2014 at 04:10 PM about the 1999 Subaru Forester

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I TOOK A 2.5 OUT BUT CAN'T FIND ONE TO REPLACE IT.
HAVE FOUND A 2.0 -WILL IT SWITCH OVER?MOUNTING-ELECTRICAL
THANKS FOR ANY HELP- PETER

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6,715

Not without a hassle, you'd have to change the ECU to the one for the 2.0L and might be able to get away with modifying the wiring but may have to swap the whole wiring harness too.

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I'm guessing you aren't in the USA? Where did you find a SOHC EJ20? What model and year is it out of?

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