'99 Legacy GT sedan, WRX swap

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Re: '99 Legacy GT sedan, WRX swap

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It is a gutless POS. I went and drove one hoping it would at least be as powerful as my current Impreza and it is not. I just couldn't deal with it. I'd probably have to go back to previous generations that had the 2.5 if I wanted a newer non-turbo Impreza....which I'm not opposed to but then I'm just swapping one used car for another slightly less old used car with an unknown maintenance history.
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Re: '99 Legacy GT sedan, WRX swap

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Interesting. More weight in the car, but more power than the old EJ22. Obviously not enough. I had a rental Legacy with the FB25 a while back, and it seemed less torquey at low RPM. I'm sure the FB20 is even worse. It needs to rev out pretty high to utilize the power.

We all know the old EJ has torque down low like a tractor motor. ;) Makes it feel quick.
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Re: '99 Legacy GT sedan, WRX swap

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Yeah, on paper it has more HP, but I think less torque and especially less usable torque. The EJ22 is a torque monster in comparison to the new motor.
Josh

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