Thread: EJ207 Owners?
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Old 11-02-2019, 11:36 PM   #11827
subaru_gc8
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Location: Orange County CA
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2004 WRX wagon
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Originally Posted by sdh7711 View Post
So I have an EJ207 V7 dropped into my 04 WRX with the JDM 6 speed and R180 rear differential, 4 pot 2 pots for brakes with the sti axles and knuckles on the rear.

Was on the throttle good heading up the Route 2 WB hill out here and bam lost power started blowing white smoke out the rear. Towed it over to the mechanic and will do compression test tomorrow but its burning oil and he thinks I may not be getting compression on one or two cylinders the way it sounds when cranking.

Tryinging to weigh my options right now. Continue trouble shooting the block or just weigh options of dropping in another V7 or V9? Thoughts suggestions would be appreciated.
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