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    hey new guy here...

    hey first time Subaru wrx owner i just bought a 05 wrx 100k miles only thing is its missing a hood scoop and its got a bad waste gate so its only boosting to 5-7 psi and has a junk boost gauge but im super excited to be in the Subaru community but yeah ill post pictures soon...



    anyone help me with my problems?

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    Definitely sounds like a project, we welcome you to the forums!


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    Welcome wastegate is not that hard to fix. Make sure you check to see if the up pipe is stock or not.

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    I forgot to mention my car is all stock only thing done is a magna flow exhaust axle back

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    Are you driving the car currently? If so, I would wait until all of that is fixed. The wastegate and the hood scoop are relatively easy fixes luckily.
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    Yeah I just bought it yesterday I'm going to take it to a shop today to see how much a we is gonna cost me and I think ima pick up a scoop this weekend only 04-05 ones will work correct?

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    Yes, OEM hood scoops are model specific. 02-03, 04-05, 06-07 etc...

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    ordered the hood scoop last night bought brakes and pads last night for it and taking it in sat to find out where my boost leak is

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    ok so i got a bunch of questions im going to do all the fluid changes on my car this weekend along with brakes maybe a new boost gauge and possibly a compression test and new plugs i think.. but here are the questions..


    whats kind of trans fluid? 3.8qts..
    what rear diff fluid? .8qt..
    rotella 5w 40 for oil for the motor what kind of filter? 4.5qts with a filter..

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    Subaru extra s fluid for both trans and diff.
    Good choice on oil, just go with an oem filter, and a crush washer.
    I did hours and hours of research on this when I changed my fluids last week...on my 2011.
    You can get the extra s from fredbeanparts. I love it so far, took a few days

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    Can I get it from subaru?

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    ok so i went to subaru today and the only way they sell then fluids is if i bring in a container and i dont have a container for any fluids so idk what to do about oem fluids and i dont know what i wanna do go oem or go with some other fluids from a parts store

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    Installed a new boost gauge and Plastidip my stock rims white

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    Just buy a few quart bottles for a few dollars..it's cheap.
    Or go to fredbeanparts.com, they have the subaru extra s there

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    Is that the 75w90?

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