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1999 Subaru Forester Question: engine swap



Visitor, 2.5L 4 Cylinder, Lansing, MI, May 14, 2010, 17:18

My engien finally stop working at 280000 miles body is very good so i'm looking for a replacement motor. I was told that I have to match the engine numbers so that i get the right one. Is this ture?? help

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    May 14, 2010, 22:14

    absolutely. the numbers they are talking about is the model number. they must match for everything to work properly.


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    Visitor, August 06, 2010, 18:38

    only if you don't want to do alot of modifactions and have it cost more... I put a vw motor in my 96 subaru,just because I had the motor.. It cost me MORE in mods than if I bought a used motor...

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