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Old 02-09-2014, 09:04 PM
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Hey everyone, ny wrx needs servising and was wonderring what filters everyone uses and where they buy from? Its 98 wrx

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Just use RYCO filters - Available at all parts shops
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So it doesnt really matter weather or not its oem or after market? Aight cheers guys.

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I would stick with genuine. At least I always did/do.
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Genuine is good enough, just a tip, its canister is very thin, be gentle with oil filter wrench. Otherwise, ryco is much thicker.

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Another tip. Never use a oil filter wrench to put a filter on. Hand tight only.
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Cheapest I have found.

Blue OEM 2.5 EJ205 Oil Filter + crush rings *6 pack* 1993-2010, SubaruGenuineParts.com
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Used three of them, all of them leaked on three different subarus, mayne a bad patch? Otherwise I still have three, anyone can take off me for free?

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There are known fake "Subaru" branded filters entering the market now.
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