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Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 2008 S40 T5 by The Critic @ 08/27/14 01:14 AM

Originally Posted By: Apollo14Yes but the million dollar question is "Which one is best" This one is getting 6 quarts of the cheapest 5w-30 synthetic and a Mann filter. Feel free to make recommendations.
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: aFe Power ProGuard D2 by 901Memphis @ 08/27/14 01:11 AM

Hard to tell but looks like 97% @20 microns to me.
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: Pennzoil Ultra 10w30, 59.7 4,040 Mitsu Montero by 901Memphis @ 08/27/14 01:10 AM

Might want a coolant analysis to see if you have enough water in the system.
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: aFe Power ProGuard D2 by NMBurb02 @ 08/27/14 01:09 AM

I extrapolated the efficiency ratings from the graph.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 2008 S40 T5 by Apollo14 @ 08/27/14 01:09 AM

Yes but the million dollar question is "Which one is best"
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Getting back a downpayment on a vehicle by gregoron @ 08/27/14 01:09 AM

I have a feeling that your friend paid for this deposit from a before-tax retirement account and wife found out. If so, he has 60 days to return the same amount to the plan or pay taxes on it. That'll be one expensive lesson on responsibility and per
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Valve stem seals, puff of smoke by Clevy @ 08/27/14 01:06 AM

[quote=19jacobob93]I've never really bothered with stem seals to be honest, and depending on the material theyre made from, its normally age related rather than milage as they can shrink or crack over time. We've had 4 mitsubishis now with the same
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Divorcing Mobil 1 by Clevy @ 08/27/14 01:03 AM

Originally Posted By: GM4LIFEOne thing I noticed with Mobil 1 today is that it's not used by as many automakers as factory fill as it used to be. XOM used to advertise and market to the public the fact that they are the exclusive factory fill and th
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: 18mm wrench not so popular? by Silk @ 08/27/14 12:57 AM

18mm is common on Euro cars, seeing them more and more often...and I don't have much selection in 18mm.
Firearms: Lubes, Cleaners, & Maintenance
Jump to new posts Re: Bought a Glock 19 by UncleS2 @ 08/27/14 12:55 AM

I don't think the Glock manuals mention steel-cased ammunition. As of a couple of years ago, though, Glock customer support/customer service said that they didn't mind the use of steel-cased ammo so long as it met SAAMI or NATO specifications. Rememb
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Valve stem seals, puff of smoke by 19jacobob93 @ 08/27/14 12:52 AM

Also i'd budge up to at very least, 5w30 in that engine. Although NA agencies and the like try push everyone to use 0-5W20 oils, those engines are still japanese and were most likely designed for something thicker
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Valve stem seals, puff of smoke by 19jacobob93 @ 08/27/14 12:48 AM

I've never really bothered with stem seals to be honest, and depending on the material theyre made from, its normally age related rather than milage as they can shrink or crack over time. We've had 4 mitsubishis now with the same problem, one got a
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: Door rubber gasket care by jcwit @ 08/27/14 12:48 AM

Just a thought here. Would bees wax work?
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Shell Helix Ultra by 19jacobob93 @ 08/27/14 12:39 AM

Yeah I've seen it down here at a few places, mainly in the form of 5W40. Helix below the ultra are more of a budget spec, just grabbed 2 bottles of 10w40 helix for $16 each
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Divorcing Mobil 1 by GM4LIFE @ 08/27/14 12:39 AM

One thing I noticed with Mobil 1 today is that it's not used by as many automakers as factory fill as it used to be. XOM used to advertise and market to the public the fact that they are the exclusive factory fill and the recommended oil to more aut
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Divorcing Mobil 1 by Y_K @ 08/27/14 12:37 AM

Originally Posted By: DustyBonesI hear it all the time Apophenia. Keep hitting the keyboard, brother. It's been boring here lately..
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Breaking news - I'm going for a 50 weight! by 19jacobob93 @ 08/27/14 12:35 AM

Just went to Masters home improvement earlier and they have a new auto section! They have a lot of oil flavours ive not seen anywhere else, the one i got excited about was 10w40 durablend! Might give that a shot before going to the full 50 but i woul
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Best way to wash cement garage floor by 29662 @ 08/27/14 12:30 AM

When I was a real estate appraiser I met an old real estate agent who showed me that the best way to get out oil stains was with a steam cleaner. He would rent an industrial steam cleaner, and [censored] if it didn't get them out with very little ef
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Engine oil for my 08 legacy GT Limited by KHP @ 08/27/14 12:30 AM

Originally Posted By: bluesubieGeneral consensus about oil? Really? PU 5W-40 is a great choice IMO, but it loses points with many bitogers for not being available at Wal-Mart for $25 or less for a 5 qt jug. A year or so ago, KHP on this forum
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Buying knives in Oz by 29662 @ 08/27/14 12:27 AM

Shannow, that story is just insane. The "civilized" world has truly lost all sense of normalcy and rationality. I've seriously contemplated moving out of the U.S. because of some of the stupid inane laws, rules and regulations that we hav
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Daughter by ClutchDisc @ 08/27/14 12:25 AM

Continued prayers.. Thanks for keeping us updated!
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Daughter by 29662 @ 08/27/14 12:22 AM

Health problems of family members can sometimes be worse than our own, particularly when comes to our kids. You just feel so helpless.. Hoping for the best for your daughter...
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: aFe Power ProGuard D2 by 901Memphis @ 08/27/14 12:20 AM

I didn't see the efficiency numbers only a graph.
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: New to me 1995 LS400 172k pics by Brybo86 @ 08/27/14 12:19 AM

SO... here is the alternator, outside had some spray on it but the inside looked clean, i just cleaned it off a bit and reinstalled OTC 4754 universal pulley holder used to torque cams and crank, highly recommended cam, not actual positionin
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: De-glazed my rotors. by Andy636 @ 08/27/14 12:18 AM

I'm curious if the same result could be achieved by applying some acid with a brush.
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