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  1. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hello all! I have a 2004 wrx v limited with the ej205. I’ve been in a bit of a stump, recently I have been noticing smoke coming out of the exhaust, sometimes at operating temp or even just under operating temp, not when idling but while accelerating, like if I’m backing out of a parking stall...
  2. Maintenance, service, and repair
    I was just wondering what oil brands you guys run for the fa20 and if you use 5w30 or 5w40. I have been using 5w-30 but if anyone has some input on the best oil to use for my car. Thanks everyone :)
  3. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hey so I usually use Mobil 1 5-30 I’ve always used that in all my cars and the 2011 wrx is no different. However I’m learning now that it’s not a good oil to use with our cars. Everybody has said to use rotella t6 5-40 but I saw a post that said they changed the formula for the t6 and it’s no...
  4. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hello, I am currently dealing with a very serious issue that happened to my 2007 STi. I usually get all of my service done at the dealership, but this past weekend I had to make an unplanned trip from Denver to Utah due to a family emergency. I was coming up due for an oil change, and because...
  5. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    Hi, I'm approaching my first 1,000 miles with my 02 wrx imprez... loving every second of it... anyone have some general maintence tips for me? Thanks!
  6. General Maintenance, Troubleshooting & Accidents.
    I just purchased a WRX and decided to take it to Quick Lube for the first oil change (first time I haven't done it by myself on any car). I got the correct Mobile-1 Filter and asked them what kind of oil they'd be using. They put in 0w-30 Mobile-1. My engine was hot and they drained it after it...
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