Join Date: May 2007
Car: 2003 2.5 4EAT with AWP.
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No truth at all.
Only reason for premium is if the car requires it (like the turbo models or older 3.0 engine) or if the car is pinging/knocking. The 2.5 will do just fine on the 87 it is designed for.
2003 Outback wagon: "Kaylee". 150,000 and counting.
Basics: Quaker State Advanced Durability 5W30, Motorcraft oil filter, Fram air filter, Valvoline Maxlife Dex/Merc ATF, Mobil 1 75W90, Michelin Primacy MXV4.
Mods: Scangauge II, 2004 Forester XT shift knob, Fumoto oil drain valve, Phillips VisionPlus low beams, Phillips HIR1 high beam upgrade, Nokya Hyper Yellow 2500K fog lights.
Also: More rust than I care to think about.