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General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Solar power is getting cheaper every year by SHOZ @ 07/25/16 10:38 AM

Innovation will bring the solutions on board. Sitting hand wringing and demanding the stays quo will not. Here's an example of replacing a diesel generator with wind power and a storage solution. RENEWABLES: On Kodiak Island, flywheels ar
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: Shell Shows Off New Portfolio of CK-4 Oils by Solarent @ 07/25/16 10:37 AM

Originally Posted By: dustyroadsOriginally Posted By: SSerianDid a quick search on rotella website for the new t6 cert in 5-30 flavor but didn't find anything. (Mobile device browser) anyone know? I think that might be coming in December or beyond.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Small overlap crash test? by Oldmoparguy1 @ 07/25/16 10:36 AM

Originally Posted By: Huie83The wife and I have started our search for a minivan. 3 growing boys are getting tight in our Impala and Subaru Outback. while watching minivan reviews I stumbled across the IIHS new small overlap tests for minivans. Man
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 10W-30 a better choice then 5W-30 by SonofJoe @ 07/25/16 10:36 AM

Originally Posted By: userfriendly$3.00 USD/liter plus shipping from Vancouver to Sydney. 50/50 10W30 CJ-4 and SAE10W on the Bolivian calculator: 40C 51 100C 8.5 HTHS 2.9 If the mono-grade 10W passes 5W, we will have to mix in a dram of SAE50. Yo
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: Turtle wax VS NuFinish by Chris B. @ 07/25/16 10:35 AM

Originally Posted By: EddieAbout 25+ years ago CU ran an outside and washing test on paint protectants. NuFinish won easily and it was one of the new Polymer auto paint protectants. About 10? years ago CU did another test and the two best were NuFini
General and Off Topic
Originally Posted By: Jarlaxle As long as it is geared correctly, it will pull it. And a gearbox is what? A torque multiplier. Sure, you can gear an F1 engine to pull the same load as the 6.7 diesel, but aside from the dismal fuel economy, it would
Grease
Jump to new posts Re: Hood Latch Grease? by Bgallagher @ 07/25/16 10:31 AM

I use dry lube or garage door lube typically. If I am out I will use a quick squirt of WD-40 whenever I do oil changes.
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
Jump to new posts Re: Wonder if anyone with NASCAR has noticed... by bdcardinal @ 07/25/16 10:31 AM

Originally Posted By: sunruhat the german motogp they raced in the rain 2 wheels the windshield does not protect your helmet no wipers on the helmets 1:44 laps times yet nascar wont race in the rain and yet motorcycles do! Racing on an oval in
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: new Mirage by Anduril @ 07/25/16 10:30 AM

Showed this to the wife. She now thinks a Mirage is her perfect next car.
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Supertech- ST3387- Virgin cut open by BigD1 @ 07/25/16 10:30 AM

ACDelco PF52 equivalent below. Media length and pleat count on the SuperTech 3980 is good compared to the competition. 1. ACDelco PF52 Classic--9.7 oz.--51 pleats--Media 46 x 4=184 2. Hastings LF393--10.2 oz.--49 pleats--60 x 3.75=225 3. Fram PH3
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Stability issue on 2015 F250 by PeterPolyol @ 07/25/16 10:30 AM

Ford is known for exceptional chassis dynamics, are they not?
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 10W-30 a better choice then 5W-30 by PeterPolyol @ 07/25/16 10:28 AM

I never use 5w30 and have not for over a decade. It's either 5w20 or 10w30.
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: FRAM EG 3614, 5,000 miles, CUT OPEN by bullwinkle @ 07/25/16 10:24 AM

Looking good, car51! Think you found a good filter for short OCIs that don't need a silicone ADBV (like SB Chevy engines & 6.2/6.5 diesels).
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 10W-30 a better choice then 5W-30 by TiredTrucker @ 07/25/16 10:24 AM

That is what is in my 2006 Cadillac CTS 3.6 and my 2015 2500 6.0.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Conventional oil instead of synthetic by AirgunSavant @ 07/25/16 10:23 AM

If you wanted to double the protection over 5w20 use 10w40
Firearms: Lubes, Cleaners, & Maintenance
Jump to new posts Re: Gun Prices by Al @ 07/25/16 10:23 AM

Originally Posted By: Doog Yeah, the custom has better sights and trigger and a SS rod. It's a slight difference but I only got two because I got one for the wife. I wouldn't trade one in for the custom. I got the LCP because it is good past 100 y
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
Jump to new posts Re: Wonder if anyone with NASCAR has noticed... by BrocLuno @ 07/25/16 10:23 AM

Nascar died for me with the COT. If it ain't factory sheet metal, it ain't stock cars... Just a spec race now and who wants to watch that? Yeah, they have talented drivers. But all the stock has gone out of it, so, so have I ...
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Stability issue on 2015 F250 by Donald @ 07/25/16 10:23 AM

Dealer says I should to stock rims tires. The ones I have are the same size as stock however, just fancier.
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: FRAM XG2, 10,xxx miles CUT OPEN by 2015_PSD @ 07/25/16 10:20 AM

Looks good--I ran these for 15K-17K on my retired 2010 FX4 and they looked stellar as well. Hard to beat the quality for the price. Thanks for the C&P.
General and Off Topic
One horsepower equals one horsepower. Oh, look at all those people lining up to pull trailers with their Honda S2000. 240 horses... at 9,000 rpm! Must be a fun experience!
Bicycles
Jump to new posts Re: Hybrid Bike Under $1,500 by UG_Passat @ 07/25/16 10:18 AM

Originally Posted By: dkryanI am considering the purchase of a hybrid bike. I currently have a Specialized that has been fairly decent but it's at least twelve (12) years old. A friend recently purchased a Trek hybrid and it has disc brakes and sho
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Best looking oil bottles in last 25 yrs. by 2015_PSD @ 07/25/16 10:15 AM

Originally Posted By: SR5The new red Kendall oil bottles I like those! I just wish that COP would find a way to better market its products and obtain retail shelf space. PS...Happy Birthday!
General and Off Topic
Originally Posted By: Ramblejam The gas engine here delivers maximum power at higher engine speeds, and those speeds are beyond normal operation range. What do you mean, beyond normal operation? I was under the impression that this gas motor
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Supertech- ST3387- Virgin cut open by Sayjac @ 07/25/16 10:10 AM

In point of 'fact', something I much prefer to spouted hearsay, these are still made by Wix. Wix now has a different parent company, however based on majority anecdotes and a fair amount of personal experience there's been no change in the overall qu
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Havoline conventional $2.99 at Rural King by MarkM66 @ 07/25/16 10:09 AM

Originally Posted By: pbmTwo of my favorite 'dino' oils. I wonder if RK's synthetic @ $2.79 a qt. ($2.59 when on sale...and made by Warren-Unilube) is any better? RK Synthetic is now on sale for $2.29/qt. I know what I'm getting... http://rebate
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