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Old 08-09-2012, 12:38 PM   #1
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Looking for an STi Swap

We're Looking for a local BR-Z / FRS owner who wants to test fit a swap for an STi Turbo'ed Engine into their car. I have the complete EJ motor on site. We'll drop the stock motor and mock up the new one at no cost you to you.
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Old 08-09-2012, 12:40 PM   #2
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How long do you need the car for?
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Why do no shops in Florida want to do anything fun like this?
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We're Looking for a local BR-Z / FRS owner who wants to test fit a swap for an STi Turbo'ed Engine into their car. I have the complete EJ motor on site. We'll drop the stock motor and mock up the new one at no cost you to you.
If you were located closer, I'd be very tempted . Does the lucky owner get to keep the STi motor or is this just a test fit?
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Old 08-09-2012, 01:19 PM   #5
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If you were located closer, I'd be very tempted . Does the lucky owner get to keep the STi motor or is this just a test fit?
Once we determine what's required to make it fit, we'll be offering these as swap kits.
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Why do no shops in Florida want to do anything fun like this?
Because they're not Weapons Grade
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Old 08-09-2012, 02:50 PM   #7
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I'm located literally around the corner. Drove by your shop today, actually.

Every time someone posts something like this I wish I had a second car so I could be without mine for a time.

Anxious to see how this turns out.
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OMG i wanna see how this turns out
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i'm not close by but if you want a mock test fit and all i'd be willing to offer mine temporarily... just pm me if you are still looking...
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Old 08-10-2012, 11:09 PM   #10
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I think someone should buy this: http://www.ebay.com/itm/JDM-Subaru-I...8e2d2d&vxp=mtr

And we'll install it for free.
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I think someone should buy this: http://www.ebay.com/itm/JDM-Subaru-I...8e2d2d&vxp=mtr

And we'll install it for free.
Better to buy one without the trans, me thinks.
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Better to buy one without the trans, me thinks.
We've yet to determine whether or not the STi block will bolt up to the FR-S/BR-Z trans and whether or not it will hold the type of power we're considering...
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We've yet to determine whether or not the STi block will bolt up to the FR-S/BR-Z trans and whether or not it will hold the type of power we're considering...
I can't remember very clearly either way, but there was a thread about that. I think when someone fitted a cosworth engine to the car.
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We've yet to determine whether or not the STi block will bolt up to the FR-S/BR-Z trans and whether or not it will hold the type of power we're considering...
I recall the builders of the Greddy car telling Super Street that the trans housing was not compatible, which caused them to make a custom one.
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I recall reading the bell housing does not bolt up
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We'll make it bolt up
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