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This is a discussion on Oil Changes - What Is Bad? within the General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents. forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; Originally Posted by SD_GR (In fact I have the old oil filters too, but that's due to mental illness) Hoarding ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SD_GR View Post
    (In fact I have the old oil filters too, but that's due to mental illness)
    Hoarding is going to be in the next DSM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Calvinball View Post
    Hoarding is going to be in the next DSM.
    I'm guilty of it. For my most recent two cars, I have all expendables that are in solid form (filter etc.) in boxes and all receipts in binders.

    OP, find a car with a full service history.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SKI.WRX View Post
    There are lots of WRX's out there. Be patient. I looked for 3 months to find one I liked in my price range.
    Sure, but they are overpriced over here. 2010 Limited with 24,000 miles is $29k, have only seen one 2009 with under 35,000 miles for under $25k (which is what my wife would like me to adopt as a limit). Do I even want to know what they cost in the US?
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    Hey guys, question, would 5qt be enough for a 2013 wrx?
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    Oil Changes - What Is Bad?

    Yes but you need to check the manual for the exact volume to use.
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    What oil filters Do u guys use?
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    Oil Changes - What Is Bad?

    While under warranty I used authentic Subsru filters that I purchased one at a time. This allowed me to keep dated receipts for the filters individually.

    After warranty I used Subaru authentic filters, Purolator, and Super Tech. I still keep dated receipts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SD_GR View Post
    While under warranty I used authentic Subsru filters that I purchased one at a time. This allowed me to keep dated receipts for the filters individually.

    After warranty I used Subaru authentic filters, Purolator, and Super Tech. I still keep dated receipts.

    Thanks a lot! How much each filter?
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    Oil Changes - What Is Bad?

    Varies. Budget $5 USD or so.
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    ive used the subaru factory filters
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