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Like the title says, can it be done? Would I need to use a WRX crossmember?
 

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How much better is the WRX oil pan anyways? Is it just cause it holds more oil or does it have better baffling inside it?
 

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It has an extra baffle

so when you drain the turbo from the return line, it doesn't cause the oil to bubble up such as a setup where the banjo bolt to the drain plug would do...

It does hold more oil and has an extra baffle...

Here's a pic with the oil return bung welded courtesy of Revision:



 

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Oil Pan

The WRX oil pan is stock on the MY98 2.5 RS. This oil pan is compatable with all EJ series engines I now have the same pan that was on my 2.5 RS turbo on my 2.2 L turbo.
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Anyone have a part number? Is it worth it fot my rs-t or no?

Tats.
 

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To think I tossed a perfect good one of those away when I was in Japan. Oh well.
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tats: thats what my plan was, and extra quart of oil, the extra baffle, plus it already has the fitting for the oil return line, or so I thought...
 

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I wish the even larger aftermarket ones weren't so damn expensive. ARC makes some nice aftermarket oil pans complete with the lines on the outside of it for extra heat dissipation.
 

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WRX oil pan works fine.
Along with a Forester oil cooler.

latinskllz has the correct picture for the placement of the oil return bung. Its just a weldable bung. Any good welder should be able to place it. The welder in the above picture was none other than Kartboy himself!

 

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What type of hose is that? I thought braided was needed.

How well does that oil cooler work? Looks like a nice simple design. How much did you pay for it?
 

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I can't use one of them oil coolers...I have my defi gauge adapter there that sends to my oil pressure and oil temp gauges.

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I can;t remember the specifics but I've heard some one raving about them.

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Its a Forester oil cooler from an automatic. Standard Subaru equipment. The copper heat exchanger goes for about $300 by itself. Teagues Auto sells a kit.

The hose is Aeroquip AQP hose. Rated for oil, gas, coolant - reinforced by an internal nylon braid. Stainless steel braid would just abraid away at the cross member and the engine block like a file.

The red fitting is a 120 degree 8AN fitting. A 90 degree fitting will not work.

Here is a closeup of the copper heat exchanger and the coolant return bung.

 

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Same as the WRX

The oil cooler is the same as on the WRX. So you might be able to pick one up used from a club member who has upgraded to something more agressive.
Joshua
 
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