Remember the car is 8 years old. Nothing last forever.
At least most of the normal problems are fairly easy to fix. Or at least all the how too's are here.
197k, 5/20/12 new ej257 short block, 8/20/11 installed VF52 turbo, @20.8psi, 280whp, 300ftlbs. CHECK your oil, these cars use it.
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