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    Alright so i just hit the magic 3k miles mark on a 09 WRX.

    And im ready for the first oil change now i was just wondering on how u guys have been servicing ur new 09's.. are u guys doing the oil changes at home or taking them to the dealers...

    ahh and also what kind of oil and filter do u guys recommend ??

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    You waited until 3,000! jk. I did mine @1,000 but not sure it matters much. I would recommend changing it yourself it is super easy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mwrx24 View Post
    Alright so i just hit the magic 3k miles mark on a 09 WRX.

    And im ready for the first oil change now i was just wondering on how u guys have been servicing ur new 09's.. are u guys doing the oil changes at home or taking them to the dealers...

    ahh and also what kind of oil and filter do u guys recommend ??
    I changed my oil at 1000 actually too. I'm just anal about it... (with a change at 3000 also... after that every 3000 until I go synthetic) it's not recommended by subaru or anything so I wouldn't worry about it. I did it at home with pennzoil 10w40 dino oil and purolator one filter. I plan on going to german castrol 0w-30 at 10-15k miles when I get there.

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    I use Shell Rotella T 5w-40 along with the purolator pure1 oil filter at home. Do a search as I know this has been discussed numerous times.
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    Easy as hell to do at home, just be sure you have a good drain pan.

    I use Mobil 5W30 in winter and 10w30 in summer and a Subaru filter. Changed over to Synthetic at 6,000 miles, doesn't burn a drop 81k later.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mwrx24 View Post
    Alright so i just hit the magic 3k miles mark on a 09 WRX.

    And im ready for the first oil change now i was just wondering on how u guys have been servicing ur new 09's.. are u guys doing the oil changes at home or taking them to the dealers...

    ahh and also what kind of oil and filter do u guys recommend ??
    If you do the maintenance on your new vehicle yourself be sure you use the manufacturers recommended material/parts and save your receipts in case you need to make a warranty claim.

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