You may want to ask them to grease the starter shaft while it's out so it won't hang up like most of them do when its cold out.
Are you having a new clutch put in also or is your car an automatic ?
228,000miles 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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