directly swap a 2000 subaru outback 2.5 into what yrs

Asked by May 24, 2016 at 04:06 PM about the 2000 Subaru Outback Base Wagon

Question type: General

What years can i directly swap a 2000 subaru
outback 2.5 into

4 Answers

6,565

Is it the Phase 2 2.5 SOHC (EJ251)? Phase 1 is DOHC 2.5. There are several models that used the EJ251.. i.e. 99-04 Forester can swap complete motor iirc. Phase 1 is scattered, usually late 90's early 00's. There is a list somewhere for that Phase 1 info.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
20,445

Read this,. I hope it helps. By the way, after 2010, the head gaskets were redesigned with a stronger system and have not experienced the same failure rate of the earlier engines. The new multi layered head gaskets deck are much more reliable and robust. The SOHC engine is very good and more simply designed than the earlier DOHC which had many problems. Good luck. http://www.ultimatesubaru.org/forum/topic/5011-difference- between-phase-1-2-engines/

6,565

I found that link and it's not the one I had in mind. Your HG hubbub is 10 years off and isn't even relevant to the question. Justin, this link suggests ANY 99-04 Phase 2 (SOHC) will swap as long as you keep your intake and sensors, etc. http://www.subaruoutback.org/forums/110-gen-2-2000- 2004/23983-02-outback-wagon-engine-swap.html -------- Another good resource with a possible difference to be aware of: http://www.subaruoutback.org/forums/110-gen-2-2000- 2004/49713-what-engine-will-fit-my-2001-outback.html

20,445

Interesting Walt, you may want to peruse this article,. 2000-2009 Subaru Outback vehicles had head gaskets issues,. I don't know what you are referring to when you said that was over 10 years ago. Again, i merely pointed out that the person looking for an alternative should be aware of the head gaskets problems between 2000 and 2009. Your suggestions of getting a 99-2004 engine still has HG problems. http://www.licmotorsports.com/blog/2014/01/30/dreaded-subaru- head-gasket-issue

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Outback

Looking for a Used Outback in your area?

CarGurus has 40,407 nationwide Outback listings starting at $1,395.

ZIP:

Search Subaru Outback Questions

Subaru Outback Experts

#1 Markw1952
Markw1952
Reputation 7,380
#2 TheSubaruGuruBoston
TheSubaruGuruBoston
Reputation 2,300
#3 F_O_R
F_O_R
Reputation 2,030
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Subaru Forester
410 Great Deals out of 33,040 listings starting at $995
Used Subaru Legacy
239 Great Deals out of 12,553 listings starting at $1,399
Used Subaru Impreza
210 Great Deals out of 19,017 listings starting at $1,100
Used Honda CR-V
1,030 Great Deals out of 57,426 listings starting at $1,000
Used Toyota RAV4
888 Great Deals out of 64,805 listings starting at $1,990
Used Toyota 4Runner
238 Great Deals out of 19,390 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Highlander
391 Great Deals out of 26,417 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota Tacoma
545 Great Deals out of 43,390 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Accord
1,070 Great Deals out of 68,731 listings starting at $1,000
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
1,097 Great Deals out of 73,573 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford Escape
1,348 Great Deals out of 85,082 listings starting at $950

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Subaru Outback For Sale
45 Great Deals out of 29,663 listings starting at $20,965
2016 Subaru Outback For Sale
65 Great Deals out of 1,127 listings starting at $17,955
2015 Subaru Outback For Sale
78 Great Deals out of 1,683 listings starting at $10,499
2014 Subaru Outback For Sale
48 Great Deals out of 1,572 listings starting at $8,988
2013 Subaru Outback For Sale
38 Great Deals out of 980 listings starting at $7,988

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.