Originally Posted by Commander Keen
Since the UOA report doesn't provide "Actual/Typical" data with regard to the Viscosity numbers, how do you know that the viscosity takes a beating on the factory fill oil? I don't understand the viscosity numbers well enough to understand how you determined this.
Regardless, I did my first oil change at two days ago 1700 miles, using Amsoil OE 0W20 and a Subaru oil filter (the correct "160" P/N filter). I also installed a Fumoto valve.
Oh, and I love my new jack, which reaches the lift points deep under the car very nicely (and yes, I did use jack stands before sliding myself under the car):
I replaced the thin rubber pad in the jack's saddle with a hockey puck, which provides lots of cushioning.