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Old 17 Nov 2010, 11:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Fitting an STI engine into WRX tec Help

Hi All Please help if you can,
I have a 2001 bugeye WRX Wagon, had it from new done 150k engine now
nocking so i have purchased a 2003 STI engine with 16K on it, the Garage claimed it would fit BUT now they have the old engine out and got the two side by side they have noticed the STI engine has more pins on one plug for the variable vale timing Quick Q is there anything i can do other than strip it and put my old heads on Kind Regards Mac.
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Old 18 Nov 2010, 12:04 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Change the engine loom and ecu
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Old 18 Nov 2010, 08:58 AM   #3 (permalink)
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agree with above^^^ or find another engine!!
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or just swap the heads from your old one to the new one and refit.
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