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 It lives, Subaru engine conversion in my T25 Syncro.

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sonic23
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Male Number of posts : 45
Age : 48
Location : Clevedon
My Ride(s) : 1986 RHD Syncro Camper.....1965 Beetle
Registration date : 2010-04-19

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PostSubject: It lives, Subaru engine conversion in my T25 Syncro.   It lives, Subaru engine conversion in my T25 Syncro. EmptyTue May 24, 2011 5:38 pm

Finally after much research, planning, part sourcing and a smidgen of blood, sweat and tears, I have a working Subaru DOHC EJ25 engine conversion in my bus. I've got a few little tweaks to make, but I am very pleased with how well it now drives. The last major job is to get a custom engine protection bash plate designed and fabricated, which I'll farm out.

90% of the components were from RJES, with the shortened sump coming from Burley motorsports. The RJES components are wonderfully engineered and fit together very well.

Oh and the RJES exhaust system gives it a wonderful howl that makes my young boys (and myself) grin from ear to ear.

cheers,
Rich

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vwroadster
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Male Number of posts : 337
Age : 62
Location : Portishead
My Ride(s) : Wizard Roadster
Registration date : 2007-03-15

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PostSubject: Re: It lives, Subaru engine conversion in my T25 Syncro.   It lives, Subaru engine conversion in my T25 Syncro. EmptyTue May 24, 2011 6:05 pm

Nice tidy conversion Rich, should be a pleasure to drive with the extra ponies available. Very Happy
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tango_van
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tango_van

Male Number of posts : 2846
Age : 38
Location : Wsm
My Ride(s) : 1972 Westy Camper Van, 09 Newbie 1.9tdi, Audi A4 B7 S-line
Registration date : 2006-10-11

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PostSubject: Re: It lives, Subaru engine conversion in my T25 Syncro.   It lives, Subaru engine conversion in my T25 Syncro. EmptyTue May 24, 2011 9:21 pm

nice install Very Happy
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Mr Scoops
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Mr Scoops

Male Number of posts : 38007
Age : 46
Location : Weston super Dooper
My Ride(s) : 1991 Vanagon GL Westfalia 2.1: 2011 A3 S-Line
Registration date : 2006-08-19

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PostSubject: Re: It lives, Subaru engine conversion in my T25 Syncro.   It lives, Subaru engine conversion in my T25 Syncro. EmptyTue May 24, 2011 9:22 pm

That pic makes it look factory!

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sonic23
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Male Number of posts : 45
Age : 48
Location : Clevedon
My Ride(s) : 1986 RHD Syncro Camper.....1965 Beetle
Registration date : 2010-04-19

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PostSubject: Re: It lives, Subaru engine conversion in my T25 Syncro.   It lives, Subaru engine conversion in my T25 Syncro. EmptyWed May 25, 2011 7:09 am

Thanks for the comments - it's much appreciated. Very Happy
It's amazing how little space it seems to take up.
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SimonABT
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SimonABT

Male Number of posts : 1343
Age : 37
Location : Clevedon
My Ride(s) : Something with a V6 under the hood!
Registration date : 2006-10-08

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PostSubject: Re: It lives, Subaru engine conversion in my T25 Syncro.   It lives, Subaru engine conversion in my T25 Syncro. EmptyWed May 25, 2011 7:11 am

Nice job!
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