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    Newbie from Miami and need some advice

    Hey guys! Today I purchased the car of my dreams, 2012 subaru wrx with 19000. This is my first turbo car , so I want to make sure I do it right and take car of my car, so what advice do you guys give me on my purchase, how to take care of it, what mods I need to do, how should I shift by. 4 k or 5 k? Any advice I appreciate it

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    +1 On this. Also welcome to the forums!
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    For maintenance, read your service manual and the service charts. Do everything it says when it says.

    Start with the thread linked above for firsts mods. For everything else, search the sub forums here and on NASIOC and read all the stickies you can.

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    I agree with following the service intervals in the manual. However, my manual states to change the oil every 7500 miles which I'm going to do every 3750 instead. Piece of mind.

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    shift by speed for economy. shift by rpm for the pushed in the seat smile on your face

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    Quote Originally Posted by Docc99 View Post
    I agree with following the service intervals in the manual. However, my manual states to change the oil every 7500 miles which I'm going to do every 3750 instead. Piece of mind.
    You can just ship your old oil to me then...

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    Quote Originally Posted by wreckingball man View Post
    You can just ship your old oil to me then...
    +1

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    Quote Originally Posted by wreckingball man View Post
    You can just ship your old oil to me then...
    You prefer it in quarts or gallon jugs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Docc99 View Post
    You prefer it in quarts or gallon jugs?
    5 gallon pail. Should have one filled up by my next oil change.

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