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Old 08-19-2014, 02:24 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by bluesubie View Post
Actually, the 2015 WRX manual also still states that thicker oil is required in hot temps to properly lubricate the engine. 5W-40 is also allowed for replenishment. 13.2 cSt's considered a light 40 grade viscosity and Euro xW-30's are ~12.2 cSt's at 100C. PU 5W-40 typically shears to a 30 grade in severe conditions.

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I thought it said that 5w-40 was ok for topping off, but to replace it with 5w-30 at the next oil change.
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