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    Oil Rec. Please - 2013 Subaru STI - Harsh Driver

    Oil has always been Subaru OEM 5W30 synthetic. I don't remember what group it is, but I do remember it's mixed for Subaru by a smaller company. On the last oil service, the dealer switched to Mobil 1 5w30 synthetic, which has a terrible rep for killing bearings. I think whatever killed the...
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    Oil Rec. Please - 2013 Subaru STI - Harsh Driver

    Hey guys, thanks for the advice. The first block died when it was dead stock. She was running fine on a warm day, then died on the road. Restarted with an awful knocking sound. Pretty much the entire complement of oil was gone, but none was in the bay. I always check oil at fuel stops (not...
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    Oil Rec. Please - 2013 Subaru STI - Harsh Driver

    1. What kind of vehicle you have 2013 Subaru STI 2.5liter boxer 4cyl, IHI VF48 turbo at 17.5lbs peak boost 2. What your owner's manual says -- not just viscosity, but certifications (look for acronyms like API SM, ILSAC GF-4, etc.) and change intervals as well 5w30 synthetic, API SM or SN...
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