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Old 04-01-2012, 02:13 PM   #12
k mier
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Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: MO
05 sti e85@420hp


Originally Posted by gordyzero View Post
Karma, maybe. ? Spending more money too lose a warranty . Isn't something Im interested in. I have to admit defeat. Everyone , even the dealer says forged pistons and a tune. I drove **** box cars for years had to work on them all the time. You won't catch me under the hood anymore. Its gross that a stock tune & internals can't survive. Maybe all the low engine speed driving I did contributed to this failure in some way.

I'm with you 110%, a bone stock off the lot car, sports car, highway sled, whatever, with proper care and maintenance, reasonable driving, should not drop a motor. A Yugo, maybe, otherwise....

Then the kicker, if you modify it to make it reliable it voids the warranty.

Subaru has had a problem with the oem tune since '04, you'd think they would have it right by now.
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