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Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: To filter change or not to filter change? by hatt @ 07/27/15 10:03 AM

Originally Posted By: CELICA_XXOriginally Posted By: StewieSince when oil color is an indicator of ... ANYTHING! It's an indicator of contaminants. The old oil was protecting the engine just fine when you changed it? Or it should have been change
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Fiat/Chrysler to buy back pickups by ChevyBadger @ 07/27/15 10:03 AM

FIAT= Fix It Again Tony
Engine Air Filters
Jump to new posts Re: I went to clean my K&N air filter today and..... by AirgunSavant @ 07/27/15 10:03 AM

That ain't cool at all. But I'm no fan of K&N either Filters are pretty cheap and if it flows a bunch more air it most likely flows a bunch more dirt! http://www.nicoclub.com/archives/kn-vs-oem-filter.html
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Not test driving a car before buying it by Skittles @ 07/27/15 10:02 AM

Originally Posted By: Quattro PeteSome folks just want an appliance, and a recommendation of a family member or Consumers Reports is all they need to buy one. When you buy a fridge, you don't first take it home and put some food in it to see how i
Engine Air Filters
Originally Posted By: Joe1The plot has thickened. When I had it serviced, I requested an oil change with the Mobil 1 and OEM Subaru filter l supplied . This marked the first time someone other than me changed the oil on this vehicle since it was
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: HTHSv and xw30 vs xw40 choice by chrisri @ 07/27/15 09:59 AM

Originally Posted By: DS9Excellent point. *** First post here (below) is wrong. Originally Posted By: BenitoHTHS viscosity is more important than grade. The Euro oils must all have a minimum HTHSv of 3.5 regardless of if they are xw30 or xw40. So
Computers
Jump to new posts Re: Win 7 update keeps repeating (screenshot) by razel @ 07/27/15 09:58 AM

You're lucky that that isn't a security update. I bet if you dig into the details of it which leads you to the MS site you probably don't need that update, so you'll be fine to uncheck it. Regardless what you can do is reset your update status. -
Engine Air Filters
Originally Posted By: FalkenThe guy saved you a boatload of engine wear if you didn't look at the thing for 2 years. But, theft is theft... Engine longevity has decreased BOATLOADS since K&N air filters came out, right? gimme a break.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Wounded Vets by InhalingBullets @ 07/27/15 09:57 AM

Originally Posted By: skyactivI'm growing tired of soldier worship. Political leanings aside...It is not about worship, it is about Honoring the sacrifice they made for their country. Whether they sacrificed their life, marriage, fatherhood, bodi
Engine Air Filters
Originally Posted By: 901MemphisHe sure did you a favor by installing a higher efficiency cellulose filter. Sounds like a good shop. Guy gets ripped off and you think it was a favor? Your an idiot.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Not test driving a car before buying it by MichiganMadMan @ 07/27/15 09:54 AM

I test drove an Impala over the weekend that had a bad vibration at freeway speeds that could not be detected below about 60 MPH, and had water pooling in the bottom of the trunk. It had 12 miles on it. Buy a car without test driving it at your own
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: To filter change or not to filter change? by SlipperyPete @ 07/27/15 09:50 AM

Originally Posted By: Propflux01How can you say that's "misinformation"? Owners manuals say a lot of things but I'm willing to bet even you don't follow your manuals word for word. I certainly don't. My car does not have an OLM, and states
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: To filter change or not to filter change? by goodtimes @ 07/27/15 09:49 AM

Originally Posted By: gathermewoolSome of the posts in this thread make me sad. I feel like the intent of his site has fallen by the way side, with newer, more conservative (read:following archaic outdated methods and recommendations) members posting
Boat/PWC Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: '91 Yamaha 70hp 2 stroke questions by Rand @ 07/27/15 09:48 AM

sam's club has gallons of pennzoil tcw3 for 14.95$
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: Air Compressor OCI by rufushusky @ 07/27/15 09:48 AM

I have a cheapo depot 2.5hp (sure) 21 gallon compressor. I did upgrade the air filter to a Solberg knock off from the foam that was in there before. Currently, it has Pennzoil Plat 10w-30 in it. I know I know I am not supposed to run motor oil in a
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: How much should be put down? by Quattro Pete @ 07/27/15 09:48 AM

Originally Posted By: Quattro PetePut down as much as possible, so that you don't pay interest charges needlessly. Work it out so that he has a 1-year loan with $50/month payment. Not more than that. The more I think about it, the less I like th
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Avalanche LT or P tires? by mjk @ 07/27/15 09:46 AM

Originally Posted By: Nick1994I doubt the ride will make a difference. My dad put 285/70-17 LT E-Rated tires on his FJ Cruiser and it rides awesome. An LT E rated tire is certainly going to give a different ride, over a P metric tire. It isn't ev
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Not test driving a car before buying it by MCompact @ 07/27/15 09:42 AM

Originally Posted By: mclasserIt amazes me how some people don't do this before shelling out a good hunk of change on a car. I know several family members and acquaintances that after purchasing new and used cars, complained about the brakes, wind no
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Not test driving a car before buying it by Miller88 @ 07/27/15 09:42 AM

I didn't test drive my Focus before I bought it. I just walked into the dealer and inquired about a 5 speed manual Focus. The price was right so I bought it. I recall driving a similar one a few years before (2008). But it had shorter gearing. I wou
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Not test driving a car before buying it by Quattro Pete @ 07/27/15 09:37 AM

Originally Posted By: fsdorkWhen a "toy" car is in the budget, I'll absolutely be concerned with the driving experience. Mmmm.... toy car. I just sold my motorcycle. Maybe a toy car is in my future...
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: HF wheel bearing kit questions by rufushusky @ 07/27/15 09:36 AM

Thanks for all the replies, I ended up having to remove the knuckle all together to get the bearing out cause it wasn't budging no matter what I did. For $50 the shop pressed out what was left of the old bearing, pressed in the new bearing and hub an
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Wounded Vets by pbm @ 07/27/15 09:36 AM

Originally Posted By: skyactivI'm growing tired of soldier worship. I'm more tired of politician worship or athlete worship or movie actor worship... It's sad that we live in a country that requires donations from private citizens to help our vets
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Fiat/Chrysler to buy back pickups by cptbarkey @ 07/27/15 09:36 AM

diesel fuel heater connector recall on my truck, i scheduled 1 month in advance to come in and get it done on a saturday. i show up very punctual, and they do not have my appointment "in the system" and they dont work on diesels on saturday
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Fiat/Chrysler to buy back pickups by millerbl00 @ 07/27/15 09:34 AM

About time car manufacturers where held accountable. This type of action will spread to all of them.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Not test driving a car before buying it by fsdork @ 07/27/15 09:33 AM

Originally Posted By: Quattro PeteSome folks just want an appliance, and a recommendation of a family member or Consumers Reports is all they need to buy one. When you buy a fridge, you don't first take it home and put some food in it to see how i
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