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Old 05-30-2019, 05:12 PM   #49
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2015 wrx premium


Just got my settlement papers in the mail last week for my 2013 STI, fortunately don't own her anymore beyond the set of spare keys.

Originally Posted by vinniev View Post
Update: 5/28
Rod bearing number 2 is toast. Rod bearings 1 and 3 are scored. Turbocharger doesn't spin freely. They will replace short block, but I have to pay for heads to be rebuilt and cleaned and buckets to be replaced. Also doing timing belt kit and clutch and flywheel. So free labor there.
I thought the heads and turbocharger would be covered because of lack of oil from rod bearings, but guess not. Total out of pocket $3,870. Including turbocharger.
could be worse, at least you'll have essentially a brand new everything!
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