Originally Posted by dictoresno
when my bottom end went, it was cheaper for me to buy a brand new assembled block from subaru (under $1500 at that time) than rebuild my current block. i then did a new clutch while i was at it as well as new gaskets on everything. complete refesh, basically for the cost of parts since i did most of the labor myself.
Flatirons sells 2.5L short blocks for $1800....however I have yet to see anyone sell a 2.0L except dealers and they want anywhere from $2200-2500 for them....WTF