Wrx engine transplant

lorollaz.inc, Aug 2, 6:38am
have a 97 forester,engines making strange noises,knocking.
havent investigated what it mite be but am planning for the worst.
do similar year wrx sti engines bolt straight in to foresters,i would like to run the forester gear box,would this bolt up.

srrolla76, Sep 17, 3:59pm
its a big end bearing making the knocking, and yes it will fit, u may have to swap the manifold and ecu off the old block and car too the new one but not in all cases. i just did a engine swap for a friend from a 94 into a 97 and fitted fine. and the gearbox should fit too.