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    Car is really sluggish.

    For some reason my 2005 WRX is really sluggish right now. This kind of started today for no reason at all. The only thing I did to it recently was changing my oil with rotella syntec. Any thoughts or comments that you think I should do? If i take it to the dealer I bought it from they are going to send it to a local subaru dealership and who knows when I'll get it back.

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    Did The Car Have Fully Synthetic Oil In It Before , This Might Be The Problem, If The Oil You Changed Wasnt Fully Syn.... That Would Be My Guess. If You Didnt Change Anythang Else.
    COBB FLASHED STAGE 2, UPPIPE, DOWNPIPE WITH HIGH FLOW CAT, AND FULL 3 INCH CAT BACK, 160 CRUCIAL RACING THERMOSTAT, K&N FILTER. TRACK: 1/4 MILE 13.66 102.7 MPH ON THE COBB OTS MAP

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    Yea I had the dreaded Mobil 1 5w-30 in it before. I did change the weight of the oil tho to 5w-40.

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    its 43 F outside

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    i heard of people resetting there ecu by unplugging the battery for 45 min then they put it back on and that resets the ecu. i heard that works to reset it. make sure you just didnt get bad fuel, at least 91 oct.
    COBB FLASHED STAGE 2, UPPIPE, DOWNPIPE WITH HIGH FLOW CAT, AND FULL 3 INCH CAT BACK, 160 CRUCIAL RACING THERMOSTAT, K&N FILTER. TRACK: 1/4 MILE 13.66 102.7 MPH ON THE COBB OTS MAP

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    We have the good stuff out here 93 so I never get anything less. It could be since I was in a rush the othere day I could of filled up with a lower grade or a batch of bad gass but what ever the case is this is not normal.

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    r you reaching target boost still.....
    COBB FLASHED STAGE 2, UPPIPE, DOWNPIPE WITH HIGH FLOW CAT, AND FULL 3 INCH CAT BACK, 160 CRUCIAL RACING THERMOSTAT, K&N FILTER. TRACK: 1/4 MILE 13.66 102.7 MPH ON THE COBB OTS MAP

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    Yea from what I know I checked it earlier and still making target boost. Maybe my car is pulling mad! timing

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    Quote Originally Posted by SlverEJ20 View Post
    Yea I had the dreaded Mobil 1 5w-30 in it before. I did change the weight of the oil tho to 5w-40.
    there is nothing wrong with 5w-40 M1, i prefer a thinner oil, but 40w is ok.
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    I'm going to check for leaks in a few

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    a tank of 89 octane would retard the timing but would the car still hit target boost with the the ECU pulling the timing?
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    Dont know

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