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Old 30th December 2013, 10:51 PM
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The topography of WA to Switzerland could hardly be more different....
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However if you you go down this route and want to go ej25 I'd highly recommend going a complete aftermarket computer. While my ej20 ecu works with piggyback system it's not ideal. I believe that huge gains could be available in the engine efficiency if the engine had a good tune to back it up.
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The topography of WA to Switzerland could hardly be more different....
Yes, but we all need torque !
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Thanks Taza for all the feedback, I think I'll go the easy way...EJ22 but non-interferential, that means >'96 model, right ?
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Yes, and that is my point. For the most part WA is flat although the sand hills might be a different story. Even at it's highest point, it is nothing like Switzerland and what works great in WA might not necessarily do so in Switzerland. Depends too on the load. Good luck.


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Your dead right Rally! Our condition here are very different
The torque factor between engines is huge.
We do have hills here but nothing like you guys do over east or over seas. How ever with sand dune climbs that's where the torque is most noticable. I have the ability to climb hills in a higher gear at 1/2 to 2/3 of the rpm of what I'd have to with the 2.0l and in a lower gear.
The biggest downfall I have with the new engine is fuel economy. I believe this is due to my computer setup and tune, soon to be rectified though.
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If i were to change the engine block over at the same time I would go with the ej22 I think, mostly for making things simpler. However, if I was going to go to the effort of doing something on that scale I'd probably like to consider going the whole way and changing to the ej25. Unfortunately like with many things this is going to have to be ruled by cost. There's a fair few of the ej22's floating around that are reasonably priced though, and if the block is all I'd need I wouldn't necessarily be up for that much...
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Hi guys,

My 2014 Foz has over 98,000 kms on it, wondering when I should replace the timing belt, some say 100,000, 112,500 others sat 125,000.
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I believe it's now 125k kilometres down-under. It's still around the 100-150K MILES in the US! The difference makes no sense at all.
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Thanks Kevin
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