Jonathan - Nope the EJ22 not the EJ22T. The one in the L is open deck, not closed. Thanks for clarifying it for Jonathan
The final drive ratio differences are mainly due to trannies (ie 5psd or Auto) IIRC.
I'm planning on keeping this car N/A. But if the chance arises, I may put a S/C kit or a Turbo kit on it.