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Old 08-22-2019, 03:03 PM   #799
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2005 Subaru STI
2003 EJ207 S204 Wagon


Originally Posted by Bansheeboy11 View Post
Except im an EJ20 guy. Those two decades of "development" led to the FA, which addressed the shortcomings of EJ motors. You'll never see a EJ powered car making 400+ whp on a 100% stock block and turbo. Everything from metallurgy down to clearances and specs are improved over the EJ. I hate that it took subaru years and years to give us an upgraded version of it, but the FA24 is undoubtedly the future for the STI, and its a good future.
Not actually. The FA has rod and other issues, which prevents it from making alot of power in stock form.

My EJ207 makes around 450whp with bone stock longblock and it's been at this power level for around 3 years now. I also had great success with my EJ205 and EJ 257.

With that being said, the EJ does have it's own issues, but so does the FA and the difference in development especially the aftermarket is what makes the EJ so much better.
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