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Old 03-06-2013, 11:21 PM   #8
morrocco88
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Member#: 104098
Join Date: Jan 2006
Chapter/Region: NWIC
Location: Eastern WA
Vehicle:
97' LGT 2.3 Dstroke
Rotated BW S256 6speed

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What about valve cover gaskets or other things needed when the time comes? Does it share the same gaskets as the SOHC 2.5? I know sourcing parts was kind of a PITA with my old EJ20G.

I'm really thinking about one of these in my 99' Forester I picked up with a spun bearing. I have an importer local to me with these for $1000. That is way cheaper and easier to find than a 2.5. Also with 4.44 gears and a 5-speed, I bet it wouldn't be too sluggish down low.

Any more info or impressions would be cool!
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