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Subaru Engine Carrier Bar
Subaru Engine Carrier Bar

List Price: $459.00
Our Price: $399.00
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Product Code: RMW-EC01

Here is the RMW solution to supporting your Subaru engine in your VW Vanagon. Our carrier will work with a Subaru 2.2L, 2.5L. 3.3L SVX and a 3.0 H6. It is also designed to work in a 2wd or a Syncro. We looked at many different ideas and options when it came to designing this product. Our product itself has gone through a few different design changes since the first carrier was built 6 years ago. The final revisions have iced the cake. This is the best carrier bar available in the Subaru conversion market. We realize that this is a big claim. Thankfully it is easy to back up that claim and here is why. This is some basic background on why we do it the way we do. We firmly believe that if you have a Subaru engine you should have a engine mount that was designed to handle the power the engine delivers. That being said when we designed our engine carrier, there was no question which engine mount to use, we knew within the first three minutes that we would use the Factory Subaru motor mounts in the factory Subaru location. It just makes sense. This is the way Subaru designed the engine to be supported and it works so well for them that they have continued their same design for over 30 years. So with the factory mounts in place we began to build a robust engine carrier that would support the engine in the van. We considered all the important  factors when designing this and there is a long list of variables. Here are a few items that our customers should be aware of so they can see the real value in why we manufacture the best carrier bar on the market.

1) We have built all of the components out of heavy steel. The tube cross bar is made of 1 1/4 .120 round tube that is bent to maximize ground clearance. The other components on our carrier are cut and formed 1/4 plate steel. This makes for a sturdy robust carrier that correctly support the weight of your Subaru engine.
2) We have incorporated additional urethane bushings to decrease any engine vibration. As you can see in the picture there are four bushings that support the carrier bar to the frame mount brackets. This additional insulator guarantees a smooth vibration free power train cruising down the road.
3) Maintenance. Let's face it, even though your Subaru engine is going to eliminate a lot of problems that the original VW engine plagued us with, your still going to have to work on it. Well, the entire design staff at RMW has been fixing cars for over 20 years. We been in the situation where the manufactured could have left you another 1/2 inch and it would have saved you days of labor. The RMW engine carrier is designed to leave you lots of room to work on the engine. From head gaskets to timing belts, it is all easy to do with the engine in your van. If you don't work on your own van then let your mechanic read this and he will have a sigh of relief. Finally someone designed a product that makes it easy to work on.

These are a few of the main reasons why the RMW carrier bar system is the  one your van is asking for.

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 12 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
Better than other carrier bars November 24, 2016
Reviewer: Kyle Petty from San Diego, CA United States  
I had a Frankenstein Subaru swap (a mix of two conversion kits). The VW carrier bar failed under the heavier engine due to the angle it held the motor at. This Carrier Bar is superior. It feels very secure and mounts to the engine in the way that it was intended to be connected: cradling it under the middle. Great Work RMW! The only request I have is to develop a Syncro Skid Plate that works with this carrier bar.

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Subaru Engine Carrier Bar Review August 30, 2016
Reviewer: David Del Ben from Arthurs Seat, Victoria Australia  
Delivered in good condition, nice black powder coated finish

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
Great design! June 6, 2016
Reviewer: Jen from Philly from Philladelphia, PA United States  
The adjustable design helped installing the new EJ25 and Subarugears 6MT trans.

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engine mout December 13, 2014
Reviewer: Daniel Yevseyev from Sacramento, CA United States  
Very impressed with the coating finish on subaru to vanagon engine mount bar and overall material, fit and finish. thank you.

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Easy to install, performs perfectly September 1, 2014
Reviewer: Luke Bakken from Spokane, WA United States  
I switched from another vendor's carrier system to RMW's to be able to use RMW's stainless exhaust. This carrier bar is beautifully constructed, easy to install, and performs well. The previous engine carrier allowed for some engine movement, which was noticeable when letting off the gas quickly. The RMW carrier, on the other hand, firmly holds the engine and transmission in place.

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