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Old 04-11-2012, 09:05 AM   #25
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Originally Posted by rip25rs View Post
im pretty sure 05-06 ej255 in the legacys are exact same as the ej257 (sti) block, exact same pistons and exact same heads cams and everything else on the long block. difference is in the manifold turbo and intercooler. 06+ ej255 have different piston dish size and some head differences but they are pretty much the same as sti engine. the 5spd legacy tranny is stronger than the old wrx trannys and have longer gears. they have same problems that other ej25s have. ringland cracking. preturbo cats breaking apart. they also have unique problems like the intercooler spliting apart. very ****ty design. and the turbo banjo bolt filter. i checked mine at 97k and it had barely anything in it. i love my legacy. id take it over a wrx anyday. well maybe not a brand new 11+ wrx cause those r sweet haha
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