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Old 02-12-2005, 09:03 PM   #1
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Default 30K maintance, a few quick questions

I'm getting ready to hit 30k maintance and i have a few questions
1. I heard redline shock proof is a good choice, what weight, how much and where can i get a hold of some?
2. what type of diff fluid do i need, weight and how much?

so far i have got new pcv valve, fuel filter and coolant from subaru, mutol 600 fluid for my breaks, mobile one syn engine oil.

Is there anything else you guys can think of?

thanks a bunch!
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Old 02-12-2005, 11:37 PM   #2
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http://www.myoilshop.com for Redline.

Your manual has all the specs and weights for oil.
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Old 02-13-2005, 10:51 AM   #3
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Return the PCV and fuel filter and get your money back. Return to the dealer and get some Subaru Cooling System Conditioner.

http://www.subaru.com/owners/care/schedules/middle.jsp has what you are supposed to do with your car. Follow it and disregard what you might be reading in your owner's manual or hearing from friends or your dealer. This link is THE source and all others are 100% wrong.
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Old 02-14-2005, 06:38 AM   #4
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Take it to the dealer for your major svcs. It's pricey but in addition to changing all fluids, they will perform a very comprehensive inspection on your vehicle. There are many shadetree mechanics in this forum- no Unabomber I am not referring to you- so be careful with the advice dispensed. Unless you have a strong mechanical aptitude and are familiar with Sub specs, don't go changing things on your car because you read about it in a forum, ie. gearbox and diff lube.
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Old 02-14-2005, 08:26 AM   #5
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I agree with Speed WRXer. Don't mess with major stuff like the Differental and transmission lubs. Too many self appointed experts abound. Go with what the Subaru engineers recomend which is what the dealers do. If you machanically inclined just check all the fluid levels and inspect for leaks. I too recomend the "coolent conditioner" and have the dealer install it.
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Old 02-14-2005, 01:20 PM   #6
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Howe, this is something that you can do. I know you have the service manual and you should be able to find out everything you need from there, but if you can't I can list off every thing that the service techs will inspect and replace. The link Unabomber posted is great as well. I agree that it is just as important to replace the engine oil as it is to inspect the clutch operation, brake linings, and CV boots, but no one is telling him not to do all those things. You will save a lot of money doing this yourself. If you don't feel comfortable doing the service then by all means take it to a dealer.

Unabomber, you are telling Howe to return the fuel filter when it says in the link you posted to replace the fuel filter at 30k.


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Old 02-14-2005, 05:34 PM   #7
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The STi fuel filter is 60K, but the wrx should be changed at 30K.
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