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    My 02' just hit 200K

    As stated in the Title, My 02' Just hit 200K. I know there are some things I should do Maintenance wise to it to keep it healthy. I'm just wondering what I should look into getting done, besides the timing belt.

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    What has been changed recently? Are your shocks still stock? Bushings could use a replacement by now. All the other normal maintenance items if they have not been performed. Good job getting to 200k. You must be doing something right.
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    Congrats on the 200k benchmark!
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    Wow! have you ever had the turbo replaced? I dont think I have ever seen a 200,000 mile WRX with a stock original turbo. As mentioned though that is alot of miles for a boosted car. keep up on the oil changes and the routine maintenance.

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    yeah everything is stock except for the cold air intake and i think the shocks and struts too were replaced. Just got an AP for it just to see what stage 1 was like and thinking about moving into stage 2 real soon. everything mechanically has been kept up to date. what size turbo should i be looking into getting? I hear that these cars can last a while if you take care of the engine that is.

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    Well when you start increasing power, you're going to start knocking down the longevity of an engine...especially one that has lived a many miled life already.

    I'd get a compression test done before you start thinking about Stage 2.

    I would stick with a stock TD04 to be honest.
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    Modifying a 200k engine is like asking a 90 year old man to run a marathon. Just let it live out the rest of its days in peace.

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