Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, my lurker friend!
|Welcome to Ultimate Subaru Message Board, an unparalleled Subaru community full of the greatest Subaru gurus and modders on the planet! We offer technical information and discussion about all things Subaru, the best and most popular all wheel drive vehicles ever created.
We offer all this information for free to everyone, even lurkers like you! All we ask in return is that you sign up and give back some of what you get out - without our awesome registered users none of this would be possible! Plus, you get way more great stuff as a member! Lurk to lose, participate to WIN*!
* The joy of participation and being generally awesome constitutes winning
** Not an actual guarantee, but seriously, you probably won't regret it!
Serving the Subaru Community since May 18th, 1998!
Oil capacity and spark plug socket of EJ18
Posted 24 April 2006 - 05:48 AM
Would you know how much oil it takes for a EJ18 ? I put in 4 qts and it looks ok on the oil stick. I know some of the subie engines take >4qts.
What kind of socket is used to replace the spark plugs? I've got four 13/16 sockets and none of them will fit in the plug hole. Boy was I surprised..
I also have a 98 legacy with 2.2L and an 01 Legacy with a 2.5L all three engines take the same oil filter.. That's amazing to me. Subaru has got their act together in more than one way..
Posted 24 April 2006 - 10:50 PM
Posted 24 April 2006 - 11:08 PM
Its a 5/8 spark plug socket. Hardware store should have a socket for you. No need for a wobble on the socket if you ask me. 4.2-4.5 quarts with filter change.
What type of plug is recommended for the 1.8 L ?
Ok, it requires the same amount of oil as the 2.2..
I think I have a 5/8 deep socket.. Just had not idea it
wasn't a standard size plug. I have a box of BKR6E-11.
Assumed they were the replacement plug.
Any Idea where I can download a Owner manual ?
The "My Subaru" site only goes back to 1997..
Thanks for the info..
Posted 24 April 2006 - 11:42 PM
Posted 25 April 2006 - 01:28 AM
you'll really want a 5/8 sparkplug socket with the rubber ring or magnet built in, and not just a deep socket. The plugs sit a little ways down in the hole and pulling it out will not be easy without a sparkplug socket. Also make sure the compression washer comes out with it. The correct plug is BKR6E-11.
I really feel dumb now.. I had just replaced plugs in a Toyota truck prior to the Impreza and didn't remember the Subie having the smaller 5/8". I just looked at the BkR6E-11 and realized my brain was out to lunch.
Sorry for the CRS. I will try to do better..
Thanks for the wake up call..
0 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users