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#6: 11-12-2012, 09:28 PM
Title: Contributor
Location: Galena, IL
Car: 1999 Legacy "L" 5MT 271k
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I didn't get a chance to grab a mech's stethoscope, but I did try with a hose (with little luck).

Ive noticed (definitively) the car is consuming alot of oil. We are talking a quart every ~400miles. I am glad I checked it today because there was nothing on the dipstick. This will be 10 quarts since I put it in mid August, and I've never changed the oil yet! I thought the valvecover gaskets would fix this, but I guess not!

I also noticed go-go gadget smokescreen under hard accel a few days ago when a trucks headlights were just right. Reading that website, I am hoping that adding a quart of MMO the day I bought it didn't push mud through the main bearings and mess it up...

The misfiring POSSIBLY was a sparkplug boot that was not clicked down all the way after replacing the valvecover gaskets. It was bent and just bounced back, rebent it and it clicked on