That filling it with gas and hard starting has been talked about before.
These cars use oil. you need to check the oil and top it off.
Have you had the front wheel bearings changed ? I had to use OEM's or I'd get a surging CC and then CC stopped working.
PM "m sprank" about the gas filling problem, and may be BAC5.2, those guy's are real good with these cars.
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227,000miles 5/2012 ej257 short block, 8/2011 installed VF52 turbo, @20.8psi, 280whp, 300ftlbs. CHECK your oil, these cars use it.
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