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Old 08-27-2004, 08:46 PM   #17

Originally Posted by subyluvr2212
I think Dennis ex24 is on this board, he just sold his monster XT Turbo to a previous XT6 owner in Miami. The motor is completely built by a 20-yr SOA tech, 91 Legacy VF11 turbo, T-bird IC, some WRX exhaust parts, XT6 complete susp. swap, and a FT4WD 5spd tranny.

Just realize that the limits of the EA82T engine are in the headgaskets. Put any reasonable amount of boost to the factory gaskets on an old EA82T and they'll blow worse than 96 Outbacks.

Good luck though, XT's are fun cars no matter what their trim level!
The new OE headgaskets are SOUND on these things. Just keep the engine temps happy (between 180 and 200) and cool the oil, and it will stay together. Make sure the heads are machined that is also a KEY.
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