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Old 04-02-2012, 07:08 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by Uncle Scotty View Post
I have beat my car pretty good at times...actually both my wrx's.....and since I stated using GOOD oil, I never have had to add any oil between changes....and the pcv system seems to be the culprit in most cases where there isnt another mechanical issue.

I have researched this issue at GREAT LENGTH and I am convinced that using the WRONG OIL is responsible for the vast majority of these engine failures.
I know we don't agree on how big of a deal oil weights are. I know at Ford, they go through a LOT of work comparing oil weights and contents, and I assume Subaru does the same. So if it's recommended from the factory, it should have passed the test.
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