98 2.5 DOHC engine swap to jdm ej20

Asked by Nov 13, 2015 at 01:06 AM about the Subaru Outback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Have a 98 Legacy Outback with a 2.5 DOHC and am wondering if I can swap a JDM EJ20 with minimal problems

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hi...read this > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subaru_EJ_engine

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You'd be better off with a reliable SOHC 2.5i from 2000 forwards with fresh head gaskets. The first gen DOHC 2.5i were indeed nasty.

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