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Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: putting oil in the filter at oil change? by 6starprez @ 09/19/14 09:41 AM

Originally Posted By: Astro14Originally Posted By: gregk24You will hear both sides on this one. I always pre-fill my oil filters before installing, you will have oil pressure that much sooner so its worth it IMO. Me too, if the design of the filte
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Mobil 1 Severe Service Test by wemay @ 09/19/14 09:40 AM

Originally Posted By: Boss302fanBottom line..... Its a great oil that will do its job. Although not a fan of these tests, i agree with you concerning the bottom line.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Lowest Temp For 10W Dino ? by ChrisD46 @ 09/19/14 09:40 AM

What is the lowest reasonable temp you would run a 10W 30 or 40 weight conventional oil ? ...I have heard for a conventional 10W any where from 0 degrees F. to 32 degrees F . but perhaps it will even pump adequately below 0 dgrees F . ? My main area
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Using filter for 2nd oil change by danthaman1980 @ 09/19/14 09:39 AM

Leave the filter on. Just drain the pan and re-fill with fresh oil.
Boat/PWC Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: 2000 Stingray 180 RX Merc 3.0 by philipp10 @ 09/19/14 09:39 AM

Read the last line, seems to me it is specifically NOT recommending an oil like Rotella 15w-40. Am I wrong? To help obtain optimum engine performance and to provide maximum protection, we strongly recommend the use of the following oils listed in t
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Dash motor oil by Stelth @ 09/19/14 09:38 AM

While perusing the interwebs, I stumbled across a brand of motor oil that I hadn't seen before; "Dash" Motor Oil. The website is somewhat baffling. The oil seems to be marketed to people who want a "cool" or "hip" moto
Cooling System Fluids & Additives
Jump to new posts Re: Fox Mustang Heater Core Issues-Stop-leak work? by OVERKILL @ 09/19/14 09:37 AM

Let me know how you make out
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: Looking for a diesel fuel additive.... by UG_Passat @ 09/19/14 09:37 AM

Power Service products are good diesel kleen in the warmer months Diesel fuel supplement in the colder months That's what I used in my old VW diesel
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 5w30 cold pump ability by il_signore97 @ 09/19/14 09:35 AM

Originally Posted By: OVERKILL Yup, the guy with the SuperDuty in the room next to us, who I can only assume had 15w-40 in it, still didn't have his truck running by the time we left. CAA was there and had a big portable "start cart" hooked
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Low/mid SAPS in GDI Turbo engine by wemay @ 09/19/14 09:35 AM

Originally Posted By: il_signore97Originally Posted By: wemayOriginally Posted By: il_signore97 Or, you can change your oil more often Especially if you want to keep everything warranty friendly In your case, yes! But in all seriousness, gi
Cooling System Fluids & Additives
The one wont as there is a nut on there for the tubes (If I recall) but I'm willing to cut the AC lines even closer to the firewall if need be.
Used Oil Analysis - Diesel
Originally Posted By: folzagChecking M1 web site just now the TBN of ESP 5w-40 isn't given, but by way of comparison Delvac 1 ESP 5w-40 gives a TBN of 10.1. That's not particularly high for an HDEO, but certainly seems adequate for a 4 month, 9k OCI.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Low/mid SAPS in GDI Turbo engine by il_signore97 @ 09/19/14 09:32 AM

Originally Posted By: wemayOriginally Posted By: il_signore97 Or, you can change your oil more often Especially if you want to keep everything warranty friendly In your case, yes! But in all seriousness, given the conditions inside your tur
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 5w30 cold pump ability by OVERKILL @ 09/19/14 09:31 AM

Originally Posted By: il_signore97Originally Posted By: OVERKILL Because sometimes it just "happens". When my wife and I (and our kids) were coming back to Ontario last year from the east coast we stopped at a hotel in Quebec. Woke up in
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: School safety by d00df00d @ 09/19/14 09:30 AM

Originally Posted By: L_SludgerHow about this: Don't change anything. Don't arm teachers, and let whatever happens, happen. More kids die each year from drinking chemicals under the sink than those who died in school shootings. It's not an epidemic.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
In the long history of leak additives, Pentosin AT205 is the only one in my personal experience that actually worked. It fixed a power steering leak in my buddy's Volvo. It stayed fixed. Even then it has its limitations.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 5w30 cold pump ability by il_signore97 @ 09/19/14 09:28 AM

Originally Posted By: jmb3675 Last winter I used Citgo Superguard synthetic blend 5w-20. It was harder to start at -10f and the first time it got colder than -25f it wouldn't start. I thought it was the battery at first, but a new one didn't help so
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Cam2 oil by bullwinkle @ 09/19/14 09:27 AM

Made by Warren, I see it in Big Lots occasionally. cam2.com
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Build your "Ideal" Oil Filter by OVERKILL @ 09/19/14 09:26 AM

Basically: FL-820S construction but with the Mobil 1 can with the K&N nut on it, painted black with a red D-ring gasket and the Donaldson ELF (SYNTEC) media.
Consumer Electronics
Jump to new posts Re: iPhone 5s or 6? What say you? by VeeDubb @ 09/19/14 09:26 AM

I'm also looking for two smartphones, one Android one iOS. Best of both worlds. Just priced out a space gray iPhone 6 plus with 64gb. $849 unlocked. But none available for pick up and 3-4 weeks delivery. And don't worry, I am pumping in huge
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: So What Oil Filter Is Everyone Using ? by 6starprez @ 09/19/14 09:26 AM

I use Baldwin and Motorcraft. Just recently started getting Mobil 1 filters too. I haven't used Purolator's in about five years. About a week ago while waiting in line at McDonald's, I was talking to a guy that works at the plant in the local are
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: putting oil in the filter at oil change? by splinter @ 09/19/14 09:26 AM

Originally Posted By: ShannowDo you put the potentially dirty oil straight from the bottle.. I gently clean any residual debris from the interior of the filter canister and its mount/seal with compressed air prior to installation. And I've suffic
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 5w30 cold pump ability by il_signore97 @ 09/19/14 09:26 AM

Originally Posted By: OVERKILL Because sometimes it just "happens". When my wife and I (and our kids) were coming back to Ontario last year from the east coast we stopped at a hotel in Quebec. Woke up in the morning and it was -30C. The t
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Castrol MIR by 01_celica_gt @ 09/19/14 09:25 AM

That's a horrible deal
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Low/mid SAPS in GDI Turbo engine by wemay @ 09/19/14 09:24 AM

Originally Posted By: il_signore97 In terms of fuel dilution, the easiest way to counter that is to increase the starting viscosity of your oil (i.e. from a 30 grade to a 40 grade) much like the German OEM's do. This ensures that you will have a saf
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