Originally Posted by VTSubieRS
could be lifter tick. old ej motors are notorious for it, i'd be surprised with one as new as yours. ever run it low(er) on oil? and issues with the car before?
Oil: not that I can think of. I'm pretty religious about keeping maintenance up. I wash the damn thing like 2-3 a week.
No, zero issues.
A tick is exactly what it sounds like. Tick tick tick tick