You guys are awesome. 2005 vintage STi, controlled by either a modified stock ticker or Megasquirt, built for about 400HP (not mach 3, but good enough for the occasional spirited driving), flat black paint, carefully placed red pinstriping, 17" or 18" wheels and I haven't quite decided on the interior yet. I don't want to make radical changes inside, it already looks period correct. But I'll put some modern touches in there. Since the engine is all aluminum, it is very light. The trans is heavier, but it will be modified to use only the forward axles, and it already has a performance diff. The only thing I'm not going to like is the ratio. Even though it's six gears, they are short. !st gear is almost worthless.
My good friends at Halo Supercars are going to help with this build. I promise a good thread when it's done.
Document every little bit you can about this please!!! I plan on doin something similar once the duke goes. 1994 FWD impreza 1.8 drivetrain the info you provide could change the game for others who want to do something completely different
With the H 6 you would have to set the transaxle back a good bit but the 2.5 should do well. Do yourself a favor and talk to a few Subaru techs. Worked with one recently. He showed me where you can find a leak in almost all of them. You will want to address any head gasket(update) issues. Also plan out your intercooler as well as you can before the project. I would recondmend a small one on each side of the quarters to save space and run a crossover tube to connect the 2. It's going to interesting to watch the plumbing on this one.