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Old 07-09-2002, 03:40 PM   #1
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Default EJ20TT swap question

After the quick "twin turbo for sale" thread, I was curious.....

Yes, I know that the left turbo sits lower than the right turbo, in effect, interfering with us LHDies steering shaft, or so the story goes. My question is, and maybe someone is working on this, or even Subaru, but in all honesty, how hard would it be to take the turbo piping somewhere and have it mirrored? Could it be done that easily? or is there a lot more involved that has not been mentioned often because most go with the "left sits lower than the right"? Has anyone, vendor, individual, wealthy person actually gotten a "front clip" to actually try for shts-n-grins?

Again, just curious about it. If its all a hypothetical excuse, or someone actually tried to do it. (sorry, I'm originally from the "SHOW ME STATE" , so it's my nature)

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Old 07-09-2002, 10:35 PM   #2
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all we could do is try. i would like to see it done as well.
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Old 07-09-2002, 10:57 PM   #3
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If you really want to find out, give these guys a call. If the name "Frank Sprongl" means anything to you, you'll know lots about these people.

http://www.fourstarmotorsports.com/

enjoy

They also have STI Ver6 Engine and Tranny's for sale as well as lots of other toys.
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Old 07-09-2002, 11:11 PM   #4
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a while back someone suggested to me that the steering rack could be modified (flipped?) to clear the tt engine. i have no idea whether or not it's true..

plus, if you're going to the trouble of custom piping a tt 2.0, wouldn't a custom single turbo 2.5 or 2.2 be easier or at least something to consider?
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Old 07-09-2002, 11:26 PM   #5
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Yeah, I guess it'd probably be easier and cheaper to just design a single turbo design for the 2.5 engine. Which I know someones working on, and I will hopefully be able to buy relatively soon. (provided I save money)

Just wondering how difficult it really would be. It *seems* like it'd be easier to just have the piping mirrored, as opposed to a custom fabricated setup (OK, so both would be custom, but...)

I don't know, was just really curious. Be cool to have a LHD B4 though, no??

JoeT - I'll have to check out those 4star guys.
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Old 07-09-2002, 11:43 PM   #6
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Hi AKSubie,

Japanese Auto is installing a Turbo in my 2000 Legacy GT. I have to wait until september cause Yoshio is going away for the whole month of August.

But the JA Turbo kit will contain: (Under Development)
Maxim Works headers
TD04 Turbo (WRX)
Top Mount Intercooler
440 CC Injectors
Custom Downpipe with Metal Core catalytic converter
Custom ECU tuning for fuel and spark mapping

From Brullen:
3" Cat back exhaust (extra quiet setup)

He'll be putting out the kit so that it will be available to the Legacy Guys as well as the Impreza people.

Oh yeah, I ordered my GTB hood from Cardin555. Great price which includes the plastic bezel too.

By the middle of September, I'll have my own version of the B-4. Now if I can only find some decent suspension for a reasonable price. I'm only looking at 20 mm drop in the front and 10 mm in the rear. Espelir may get my business in custom winding some springs ($375.00 USD), now to look for shocks.

Hummmmmm.
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Old 07-10-2002, 02:15 AM   #7
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Joet: How much is Japanese Auto chargin aproximatly to install it in my 2000 Legacy GT including parts?
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Old 07-10-2002, 06:10 PM   #8
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I'm (almost) sure that LHD EJ20TTs exist...I mean, there are LHD 2.0 turbo legacies here (I'm 95% sure that they have intercoolers)....
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Old 07-10-2002, 07:03 PM   #9
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not to be a party pooper, but I'm almost sure they don't exist.

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Old 07-10-2002, 07:22 PM   #10
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well...ummmm...I do remember people owning 1993/1994 turbo legacies (that's the only year legacy turbos got to Chile) and I'm pretty certain that the only 2.2 engine that we got here for those years was in a "2.2 GX" model...And I doubt that those lecagies (the turbo's that got here) used EJ20Ts.....they must have been 2.0TTs....

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Old 07-10-2002, 07:26 PM   #11
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I for one don't recall any LHD EJ20TT, if there were, a LOT of poeple would be doing that engine swap. The Turbo Legacy's you got were more than likely the same the rest of the world got at that time (OK, at least the same as the US) and came with a 2.2l single turbo unit, and yes, I do believe it was intercooled.
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Old 07-10-2002, 07:31 PM   #12
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Mhhh....probably you're right. but I still think those turbos I have seen might have been 2.0s....
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Old 07-10-2002, 08:12 PM   #13
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Well, now I'm a little more certain that turbo's here are 2.0. (I'm not sure if T or TT, but anyway)

chilean car discussion group

So now I believe in what I've seen on the streets... (Subaru legacies 2.0 turbos, again, I'm not sure if TT or T, but 2.0)

you might want to translate that and give it a read...or I can translate because there's a lot of slang that won't be translated.
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Old 07-10-2002, 10:07 PM   #14
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Post Not a swap...but turbo none the less

I think this has been posted before...but here is a company with a few turbo kits available for all models of Subaru.

This one, which they say is still in development, is probably the most impressive.

http://www.forcedairtech.com/FORCED-...TAGE4-KIT.html

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