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Old 01-21-2013, 09:29 PM   #65
03SubyWRX
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2003 WRX 2.5 Hybrid
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Originally Posted by bddgsxr View Post
I'm sure I can find a way to cover the cost of forged internals but I'm not sure if I can find the time and I surely don't have enough money to pay someone else ti do it
I'm going to tell you right now that they are not going to build the motor properly, unless you know the technician and machine shop on a personal basis. Forged pistons require a closer attention to detail to achieve proper clearances, and that requires a trusting relationship with a skilled machinist. They will hone and drop in a set of forged pistons. This will not result in a much better motor as the rings will probably wear out sooner than you'd be happy with.

Either fix it and sell the car, or drive another car while you properly build the motor.
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