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Unread 21st November 2011, 08:02 AM
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You don't just add 2 whole cylinders, its a whole new engine. But goes in quite easily with an Outback, more room in the engine bay compared to a Foz. But its been done. Dulagarl on here has "The H6 Foz". Its a beast!. The H6 with a manual goes really well so im told too but quite average with an auto. Still a mean engine with heaps of grunt.

You could just swap the whole engine, would be well worth it if you have the $$$.

But be aware that you will loose quite abit of fuel economy too. But if its time for a new engine then it is a possibility.

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im just surprised that someone hasnt thought this up yet, all you need is to modify the H6 sprockets to accept the H4 shafts, maybe a different idler pulley and tensioner

im in the engineering trades, it all looks pretty simple, but you'd need a development engine to iron out all of the bugs etc..
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im just surprised that someone hasnt thought this up yet, all you need is to modify the H6 sprockets to accept the H4 shafts, maybe a different idler pulley and tensioner

im in the engineering trades, it all looks pretty simple, but you'd need a development engine to iron out all of the bugs etc..
= lots of $$$ lol
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= lots of $$$ lol

well you wernt expecting me to develop it? lmao lol
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well you wernt expecting me to develop it? lmao lol
hahaha...awww go on
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so what sort of fuel economy are you guys getting?

we went away this weekend to the entrance, i was getting approximately 11.7 litres per 100km, is that about right?
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Last tank I got about 10l/100km, but that included a trip to Phillip Island and back. Around town its up around 12, on a trip it's around 8.5. Mine's a 2.5 manual.

I've got about 155,000km on the clock - should I be worried? Does a gasket give any warning that it's about to blow, and how do I know when it's gone?
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is this about the right area for the temp to sit at? (same with ac on and off) where does everyone elses temp sit at on the guage?
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That looks about right to me. It's roughly the same as mine in the Forry, give or take a smidgen

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ok thats good to know...

im getting the outback serviced on wednesday, at the same time im getting both front CV's replaced with reconditioned ones plus a detailed saftey check, hopefully nothing too ugly will raise its head. Im already expecting to possibly replace the centre bearing, but the mechanic will tell me whats what wednesday night when i pick it up.

hey, is there anywere i can purchase a new keyless entry button fob for my outback, when i bought the outback, it never came with it (the car yard was never given it when it was traded in) and if i buy one, will i have to get it codified to suit? or would i need to replace the transponder thingy in the car too?
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