Join Date: May 2007
Car: 2003 2.5 4EAT with AWP.
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It a nutshell, what you ask in your last sentence can't easily be done.
It would be cheaper and more reliable to sell yours and buy an XT, before trying to upgrade yours into an XT piece by piece.
2003 Outback wagon: "Kaylee". 153,000 and counting.
Basics: Quaker State conventional 5W30, Motorcraft oil filter, Fram air filter, Valvoline Maxlife Dex/Merc ATF, Mobil 1 75W90, Michelin Primacy MXV4.
Mods: Scangauge II, 2004 Forester XT shift knob, Fumoto oil drain valve, Phillips VisionPlus H1 low beams, Phillips 9011 HIR1 high beam upgrade, Nokya Hyper Yellow 2500K fog lights.
Also: More rust than I care to think about.