02 Wrx 180k mileae, oil recommendations?
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    Question 02 Wrx 180k mileae, oil recommendations?

    My 2002 wrx just hit 180k miles i have always used Mobil 1 or Royal Purple 5w-30 full synthetic but i was wondering if i should used thicker oil because of the high miles, can anyone with experience help? Also i know im already due for Engine knocking and im saving up to replace the motor for one with 100k less miles how can i prevent the engine knocking from happening ??? (btw i don't drive it too hard i use it for daily trips to school and work)

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    Whatever oil choices you've made have worked so far. Stick with them. Keep the oil level correct.

    There is no point that I am aware of, at which your engine is due to start knocking.

    Follow the maintenance schedule and continue doing what you're doing.
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