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Old 8th July 2012, 09:02 PM
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I have just stopped changing my oil in the Forester as it burns through 1L every 300-500km. Only done it once or twice this year b ut the car has only been running for half the time this year too.
An oil change never costs me anymore than $40 even if using a good oil.. Compared to $100+
I was doing it every 5000km like Rally does.
I found that I also had one of my hub nuts come off as it wasn't tightened properly from a suspension joint. Imagine what would of happened if that came off and I was doing 100km/hr on the freeway.
The way I look at it is; anyone who can touch your car can break your car...

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Old 8th July 2012, 09:48 PM
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im lucky my machanic is also my uncle so i know it gets done correctly plus cost price parts the oil he uses in castrol professional, not sure on on the viscosity of the oil.
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