Thanks for the insight....It seems that turbo swap is not out of reach....What is the smart way to find COMPLETE motor and what are the right questions to ask before purchase! For budget and complexity reasons, I wish to use normally aspirated motor and seek 175-200 reliable horses and all the torque I can get! Every American car has seen a new V8 swap here, every Japanese car has seen an RB swap there, and with the amount of old 911s still out there, it’s time everyone stops being so picky about their 911 and do something unique. Are there any oil starvation issues in the corners? This also included a 125 dollar core for the 914 flywheel, so figure on spending $500. best for me is not best for you. QUOTE(Britain Smith @ Sep 9 2010, 11:58 AM). Anyone can contribute and I will take the information in the thread and update the top few posts with the details. Subaru Six Swapped: 1972 Porsche 914 This 1972 Porsche 914 looks good in a resprayed color that’s close to factory Laguna Blue, aided by 16″ Fuchs which were enabled by a five lug conversion. 300hp on the cheap. Would appreciate any updates associated with Porsche Boxster engine swaps. This is a real thing. I believe they are even dry sumped. I've seen your 914 at the ORPCA AX events and heard about the project at Surgeline when I had my Legacy in for tuning. Current adapter manufactures I have contacted responsed it can't be done due to starter location? Feel free to contribute to make this a comprehensive list. From radiators to CV adaptors, there are several paths to take. Please excuse my Subaru ignorance, but are these engines dry sumped? REally considering a subaru swap at some point. Wrong. To view the full version with more information, formatting and images, please. Hey is my Subaru conversion thread. I'm impressed. Kenedy adapter cast almost as much as the engine. QUOTE(Britain Smith @ Sep 9 2010, 11:59 AM). His grandpa had several 911s and he owned a Porsche 944 when he was younger, which made the auto-shop class cars a lot simpler. I think Kennedy makes the adaptors. I've been looking for a picture of the Rennedage mount. Uses the stock bar/mounts? What, no room for an electric conversion or even 'other? And a budget of $5,000. We charge for the labor to remove and replace the ring gear along with the price of the new ring gear. I'm shooting for a good solid 250 HP and about or less weight as the stock drivetrain.....with the Honda cooling system I'll be able to keep the rad in the back. Renegade kit is now 2600.00 trans modifty another 2500.00 cooling another 1000.00. If you have a damaged ring gear on one of our flywheels we can replace it. was created to provide Porsche 914 enthusiasts with the parts and knowledge necessary to convert their 914’s from running an, air cooled, 90hp VW engine; to a water cooled Subaru power-plant, putting out anywhere from 135-300+ reliable horses. If you’re not sure what you want or need some general direction visit the conversion info page, where you will find great videos, write-ups, and other links all geared toward the 914/Subaru conversion. Get a Rotrex C38/81 supercharger to top it off. Porsche tranny can take 300 hp so more power from turbo is not an issue. I live over on the East side suburbs, but I work in Wilsonville. Subaru Impreza GC8 & RS Forum & Community. I'm starting to hunt Craigslist for 914 rollers... QUOTE(thenewwazoo @ Feb 15 2011, 11:50 AM). In the past few years enthusiasts that could never afford a 911 or any other Porsche before are now starting to realize it is okay to buy them as shells and give them their own flavor, enter Subaru motors. Firstly, 911s are getting expensive to an unattainable point. Discover The Forbidden Engine Swap, A Porsche Plus A Subaru Porsches, especially 911s, are put on a pedestal for being so pure, causing people to refrain from heavily modding them. I've done the VW 1.8 (8v variant) w/ audi 5000 pistons/rods and a turbo. i have a complete 2005 2.5RS swap. Fourth and finally, we get introspective. It's official, Subaru EJ25 progress thread, 914 Subaru EG33 engine and WRX transaxle conversion, Finally finishing up. If you want a six go with a 3.2 lots of torque and they are a blast to drive. And the engine itself is cheaper to buy. Coming along nicely! Think you can include links to where you found the pics/conversations? I found a Subaru XT6 2.7 Liter Engine on ebay. This is just about what I thought. Sooo bad-ass. I have a 76 914 and sat on the engine upgrade limbo for almost a year before running my numbers and using common sense... a six conversion needs many parts, a lot a labor plus the engine, a subi conversion gets expensive if you wan it done right, all engine swaps need a suspension and brake upgrade. Orange 75 project, Engine is in! adapter plate from kennedy is going to be in the 4 - 5 hundred range. See you in my next story in which I discuss Porsche's statement on Florida Taycan garage fire. Subaru Transmission successfully installed?, This awesome engine needs a Modern Transmission. The down side of the six speeds besides cost ,,, they are considerably longer,,, I heard there is a shorter version coming or here now and that the gearing is considerably shorter..lots of shifting or jumping of gears. 'Course I'd say that though, I'm putting 2 of them in mine, QUOTE(ClayPerrine @ Jan 6 2012, 12:52 PM). Spending 5 minutes comparing 911 and WRX crate motors online will tell you that finding a decent Porsche motor will be just as expensive as your 911 shell itself. I want to do this once and would appreciate your insight on which motor(s) you'd reccomend. Thank you. I'm very curious to see it hit the road. 914 Subaru Conversion The Renegade Hybrids 914 Chevy V8 conversions have been around for 25+ years and hundreds of cars have been successfully converted. Axles for Subaru Conversion, 914 hubs ok? Maybe the 914's lighter weight is easier on it, I don't know, but am definitely not complaining. QUOTE(Britain Smith @ Sep 9 2010, 08:57 AM), (bloody hell those smilies to the left are distracting). Here's what our smallcar engine mount looks like after fabbing it up for 914 use. Britain Smith. How much do those 914's weigh ... looks like 2000lbs the most ? I have been going thru several of the threads regarding Subaru engine conversions to learn about the different ways people are performing the installation. But in modern days, the 911 can be a template for a creative mind. For instance, Porsche replica owners have come to expect seeing the venerable VW Type 1 under the rear deck, but the trend in recent years has been to swap out this air-cooled engine for a water-cooled Subaru … I could possibly see shortening 4th possibly for a track car.. good pop coming out of corners but on the street the 6 speed might be more annoying than just dropping in an after market lsd 5 speed.. QUOTE(Britain Smith @ Sep 9 2010, 08:58 AM), This is a "lo-fi" version of our main content. but there is around 300 hours in the car.... 307 to be exact but that includes paint prep and paint and doing things as i want and not having to justify a bill for every minute so you have to figure partagas, avo and davidoff contemplation time. Nice to see all of this in one location. We are currently developing adapter kits to the Subaru transaxle. Thanks Keith, the EJ22 is probably the most reliable choice as far as N/A applications go, dude this is a project i so want to do i heard it fits in the bay with no modifications other then the tranny, what's your budget? Not a whole lot to contribute here, but I wanted to thank you for getting all this info together Britain! not listed byt the new DIESEL subaru with the 6 speed and cable shift. Im curious how the owner of that car likes that as with that power you would think you might need some better mounts. The best engine conversion is one that runs. Pioneering the engine swap industry, we continue to engineer and manufacture our kits from the best materials in the industry. This is a late reply, but I thought I'd chime in. I have wanted to do a 914 engine conversion for almost 20 years, but everytime I do the math it just doesnt work out to do it properly. Since he was 15 years old Max was building old cars and selling them for profit, spawning his love for cars. Axle questions for a Subaru Tranny, Another Subaru conversion..,,,,,,,,,,,, Lets try to compile all that information into one thread. Happy Holidays. best is defined by the end users needs. This is actually a swapping subject that i know a lot about. I am still concerned about the complexity of swap, but cost of motor is a bargain relative to what 300 hp would cost in a porsche drivetrain. Figured this might be the place to have the breakdown for the motors though, Britain thanks for the work. If its of any intereste to you. I have wanted to do a 914 engine conversion for almost 20 years, but everytime I do the math it just doesnt work out to do it properly. The E series motors found in the Subaru WRX are considered to be extremely well built power plants. 2.5 rs motors can yield 200 chp easy with intake exhaust and pp6 or other open loop tuning. We continue to engineer new kits to keep up with the always changing automotive industry.When considering an engine swap you first must decide what it is you want. We can resurface our flywheels, price of the service depends on the size and condition of the flywheel. Trying to locate Porsche Boxster MT 5 speed to Subaru engine adapter. My 94 fwd L conversion, VerticalScope Inc., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. Subaru Engine w/Boxster transaxle, Perfect fix for 914??? I would like someone to come out with a how to make the shifter assy. We also adapt to Pantera  ZF or RBT Transaxles. Heads get awfull close to the longs. Total weight will vary depending on the flywheel type. It's been done, but it's real tight. You can always sell the parts later if you need to. Feb 14 2011, 11:50 AM ) contacted responsed it ca n't to. And audi you want and slowly buy the parts later if you have a complete Suspension in industry! 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