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#1 Old 05-29-2011, 08:26 PM
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threw a rod in my 02 wrx..

threw a rod in my 2002 wrx ej20 went through the block and the piston looks like a square pancake
im looking for a motor to drop in what are my options here?
i am i a newbie on here.
there is a guy at a wrecker here that has a 2004 wrx sti complete that he is parting out will this drop in or what do i need i dont want to spend alot of money here
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#2 Old 05-29-2011, 09:31 PM
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just buy an sti short block and bolt it up to your stock heads. its called a "hybrid" motor. thats the route im going once i need to rebuild the motor.
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i also found a 94 legacy ej20 with twin turbos is that block anygood?
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STI engine is not drop in.
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I can get a block from a 1998 forester S its a 2.5L H4 for free can I use that block for a hybrid build if I put my 02 heads on it and put forged rods and stuff in ?
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Too bad your from Canada.. I have a ej20 motor just sitting here that im trying to get rid of cheap with 87,000 miles on it.
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I can get a block from a 1998 forester S its a 2.5L H4 for free can I use that block for a hybrid build if I put my 02 heads on it and put forged rods and stuff in ?
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I'd say why bother? Because the short block is more than likely open deck. Normally not a good thing to run a turbo on a open deck.

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Hey sparky, how much are you trying to sell that engine for?
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