Join Date: May 2009
Location: east coast
Car: OBW H6 VDC, Tribeca, XT6
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
it's simple and been done before. just get whatever subaru transmission you want from 1990 on and it'll bolt up and bolt in just fine. it's as simple as any other manual swap (which is a rather large job since you gotta swap pedal clusters, interior center consoles, instrument clusters, driveshaft, rear differential, etc), but isn't any more tricky than any other subaru manual swap.
they are swapped all the time into other Subaru's too, often with a manual trans. they've been put in XT6's, legacy's...probably every subaru possible.
if you're getting a 2005 + EZ30 then that might change with the variable valve timing, drive by wire, etc, i've seen folks avoid those engines due to one of those things. i would imagine someone has worked around it but haven't really looked into it much.
H6 OBW VDC, H6 OB Sedan, Tribeca, Lifted XT6