I recently bought a 2010 outback with the CVT automatic transmission. I got a smoking deal on it because I need an engine. I am a mechanic and not worried about replacing it but I want y’all’s opinion on best places to buy used or rebuilt engine.
Blew a piston ring and locked my EJ253 block up, so time to get nasty. Pulled the engine and replaced the following:
Plugs and Wires (NGK of course)
Catalytic Converter (cross pipe)
timing belt and other belts
and all new pulley kit.
My Water pump was...