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Occasionally spirited driver, but usually sedate
Always premium fuel. Usually non ethanol
I live in a temperate climate (NC)
Always M1 0W40 OR 20W50. purolator, mann or Mobil 1 filters. Oil change interval 4000mi. Dropped pan at 180k or so, it was not pristine but was not bad.
Mild tune, sport exhaust, had open air filter for about 3 years (2010-2013)
No engine work
I've owned the car for 16 yrs, bought it with 50k on it. Been a remarkably reliable car. I'm on top off maintenance.
This winter I noticed that there was valve noise upon startup on cold mornings, but it went away as car warmed. That was the only hint of impending doom.
'08 9⁵ 2.3T SportCombi, Polar White
'01 9⁵ Aero Midnight Blue (benched, busted piston)
'00 9⁵ Aero Silver (RIP - transmission )
'99 9⁵ Cosmic blue
'11 9⁵ Aero NG
'00 9⁵ Aero Mightnight Blue
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