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Old 09 Feb 2008, 09:18 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Few questions for you boys in the know

Hi im new to this scooby stuff but have a few questions ok here goes

i have an import wrx sti on a 1998

1) how long should i leave the car idleing before and after driving to allow the turbo to cool down and heat up?? as after buying the car money is a bit tight and won't be able to afford a turbo timer right now.

2)rocker cover gaskets, Easy to change??

3)steering whines a bit when turnong is this normal ??

4)What oil should i use fully synthetic or semi for some reason i think its fully but want to make sure.

Thanks guys and girls for any info

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Hi im new to this scooby stuff but have a few questions ok here goes

i have an import wrx sti on a 1998

1) how long should i leave the car idleing before and after driving to allow the turbo to cool down and heat up?? as after buying the car money is a bit tight and won't be able to afford a turbo timer right now.

2)rocker cover gaskets, Easy to change??

3)steering whines a bit when turnong is this normal ??

4)What oil should i use fully synthetic or semi for some reason i think its fully but want to make sure.

Thanks guys and girls for any info
1) drive slowly until up to temperature.. we normally allow 2minutes on a turbo timer or by counting...

2) reasonably if you are mechanical

3) check your pas fluid and belt if they are fine then the pumps probably not too happy but not end of the world

4) we run fully in ours

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