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post #16 of 23 Old 10-31-2013, 07:09 PM Thread Starter
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Glad you cleared this up before I went to get it hahaha
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So even though its not a synthetic oil what makes it so much better(rotella that is)

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It says synthetic right in the middle. And at the bottom of the screen shot I took it says 5w-40 fully synthetic.
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So stupid super newb question, the dealer I take my car to says subie specs Dino juice for the wrx. I have 42xxx miles on my car, how much damage has this done to the engine? I figure I have the warranty and they are doing the oil changes so if it blows up Im covered. Should I swap to rotella? You all seem to agree its the best for our engines.

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People get way too anal about motor oil. If your really want to do your car a favor, change it more often. People spend way too much on oil.

I use wolfhead 5w30 semi-synthetic. In other words: Cheap. I always change before 3k miles.
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I went with Shell Rotella T6 5W-40 synthetic as well. It's got the biggest market share in the transport diesel market with an excellent reputation. It's a turbo oil, and so excellent for our twin-cam turbos. Rotella T6 is more of a protection oil, rather than a fuel economy oil.

OEM and WIX filters seem to be the favorites here. WIX is Napa Gold in Canada.
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I've always used the OEM filters and T6 since learning about Rotella.

As far as oil... T6 is cheap enough to change every 3k... what... $7 for filter and $26-$28 in oil.

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Oem filters for me and T6. I get mine at wal mart, wife works there so I get a discount :thumbup:

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