Jump to content
Forum will be Offline for Server Maintenance ×
Model Cars Magazine Forum

Grandpa's SLEEPER Supercharged V8 Subaru Forester?! (STREET PULLS)


Recommended Posts

On 12/11/2021 at 3:59 PM, Rodent said:

I am thinking that a built 2.5 Turbo retaining its AWD system would probably be almost as fast, and it would handle a lot better.

That 2.5 fully dressed with turbos is around 400 lbs. A fully dressed 6.0 LS is around 460 lbs. So not much weight difference. Take the ls engine and do a cam swap add some 1.6 or 1.7 rockers with some 1 3/4 headers and the built 2.5 is no match.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Not to mention that the LS-A that was swapped in there is making more power off idle and ramps up as the revs increase where the Subi motor really wasn’t making power until 4K or higher.  I did find it interesting that the CTS-V-2 engine and trans were only .5” longer than the flat 4 and STI 6 speed were.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...