Originally Posted by BrysImpreza
Look into your states lemon laws, you got a car with a near blown engine, bad rod bearing or headgasket.
More then likely the headgaskets, since it's a phase II DOHC 2.5 Liter
In a 98 leg it would a a Phase I, which are known for having headgasket issues. Also, I think it would be SOHC, not DOHC.