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Old 04-10-14, 06:15 AM   #1
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Default What Oil will you use?

I know this has most likly been talked about to death in the GD and GR sections but not yet in this one.

What oil do you plan on running in your 2015+ Sti? I assume the engine still takes 5w30.

Few options I have been looking at is the always available Mobil 1. Though it isnt as good as it once was its plentaful.

I like AMS oil but it is pricy and their web site has some disclaimer about bulletin #02-103-07

There is 0W-30 German made castrol... been readin up on this but I have some more looking to do on how it will work with a subaru.

I know people use Rotella T6 5w40, I dont know much about that yet.

Just want to see if people have any info on these for our engine and also want to see what others are going to use.

Thanks!
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Old 04-10-14, 06:19 AM   #2
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Default Re: What Oil will you use?

Since it's the same engine that was used in the GD and GR I would say the same oils that have been proven to work will still be the go to oils.

Keep in mind Subaru uses a 5-30 oil for fuel economy purposes. It's not necessarily the best viscosity to use.

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Yeah aftet the break in of my car I think I'm gonna try out the rotella t6
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Default Re: What Oil will you use?

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I know this has most likly been talked about to death in the GD and GR sections but not yet in this one.

What oil do you plan on running in your 2015+ Sti? I assume the engine still takes 5w30.

Few options I have been looking at is the always available Mobil 1. Though it isnt as good as it once was its plentaful.

I like AMS oil but it is pricy and their web site has some disclaimer about bulletin #02-103-07

There is 0W-30 German made castrol... been readin up on this but I have some more looking to do on how it will work with a subaru.

I know people use Rotella T6 5w40, I dont know much about that yet.

Just want to see if people have any info on these for our engine and also want to see what others are going to use.

Thanks!
Mobile 1 does not fair well in our engines. Turbo heat breaks it down quicker.

I run Amsoil 10w-30
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Picking up royal purple 5w-30 for my 1000 mile oil change this week.
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Rotella T6 4 lyfe mane.
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Default Re: What Oil will you use?

Does anyone know where the filter is on these cars? I just went outside to look under my hood and I couldn't find it. The manual is also not much help. Here is the p/n for the filter btw: 15208AA100
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It's on the bottom of the engine. The plastic cover needs to be removed to get to the filter.


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Probably Petro Can oil up here in Canada.
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Default Re: What Oil will you use?

Had no oil burning and good tests with Castrol Syntec 5-30 in my old bugeye and the Tacoma.

I'll either use that or another viscosity of Syntec/Edge, or try out Rotella.
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