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#12: 02-05-2013, 01:08 PM
 
 Max Capacity
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Originally Posted by Danteneon View Post
Ummm...where did you see a bulletin stating that all turbo engines should run synthetic oil? I work for a Subaru dealer and I have not seen this.
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Originally Posted by Fiveostang View Post
Oh dang, another Subaru mechanic....may be what your showing there is for the 5th gen's.

FWIW, my OEM turbo went 142,000 miles on the dino oil.

Both my cars are on Amsoil now anyways.
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