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ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts MUST be LEVEL for ATF Change by SumpChump @ 09/12/14 03:04 AM

My factory instructions are abundantly clear that the non-dipstick 2013 Camry U760 must be within 1 degree of level for a proper atf change and fill leveling process. Well..., A. Is there any part of a car that is the standardly accepted spot for
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: choose my new brakes and rotors!! by 901Memphis @ 09/12/14 02:45 AM

You can get away with the house brand rotors but step up to a better pad Formula. Autozone gold and above are excellent as well as Wearever gold and Platinum. I recommend Wearever Platinum if you like low dusting and noise or the golds seminars m
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Damage by Bleeding? / Bleed the ABS System? by SumpChump @ 09/12/14 02:44 AM

Originally Posted By: jrmasonI have a Motive power bleeder and have bled dozens of abs equipped systems with it with no issues. Definitely a handy tool to have in the shop. I just flushed the brakes on the wifes TDI this morning. Once I had it on the
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: choose my new brakes and rotors!! by Olas @ 09/12/14 02:26 AM

There's a whole lot of space under a 20" wheel, you should capitalise on that space with enormous Tarox calipers and their recommended disc&pad compound.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Manhunt in my area. by earlyre @ 09/12/14 02:25 AM

http://news.msn.com/crime-justice/convicted-killer-of-3-high-school-students-caught
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Manhunt in my area. by mattwithcats @ 09/12/14 02:16 AM

Two in custody, one still on the loose... The school shooter is behind bars, the one on the loose is a 45 year old petty criminal...
Oil Additives
Jump to new posts Re: BG 109 EPR for stuck rings by Alfa_Hadera @ 09/12/14 01:49 AM

Bad news folks. Big end damage to my beloved Bella. Thought I was in 5th and decided to overtake. Two clicks and I realize I was in 4th and now in 2nd as the revs shoot up. Moments later a tick becomes a knock and my worst nightmare pounds me in th
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Remote keyless entry and the cost of batteries by Apollo14 @ 09/12/14 01:39 AM

Keyless entry fobs are always on, so last approx 2 years although sometimes much longer.
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: $10 rebate - Pennzoil Full Synthetic by Apollo14 @ 09/12/14 01:37 AM

Code + Rebate works out to max $20 back, and there shouldn't be any reason for the rebate being rejected. Previously you were actually able to use the code and then request additional codes using your receipt. (Note I never personally did this). Thi
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
your engine is 444 cuin. not much you can do to improve milage other than your driving habits. instead of powering up hills let it lose speed.the higher the boost the more fuel its using.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: help picking older second car. wagon/small suv by Lolvoguy @ 09/12/14 01:04 AM

OP, get a Matrix/Vibe I wish I had got one over my 07 Focus now that I've had it for a year. This is the third post 03 Focus we've had and it also suffers from electrical gremlins. Something we never encountered on our 97 Escort which was also loa
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: Spray Wax for winter? by jimbrewer @ 09/12/14 01:02 AM

I agree with Delta. I would apply the most durable wax around right before the bad weather sets in. Mid November in my area. Something that can go four to five months without being changed. There must be a half dozen of those anyway. Klasse, Dur
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Help me decide on new tires for my truck. by jimbrewer @ 09/12/14 12:53 AM

Originally Posted By: bprat318I have a Chevy s10 2wd. Tire size is 205/75/15. I am looking at the Cooper Discover HT and the General Grabber at2. I live in Wisconsin, cold snowyy winters and nice summers. I take the truck ice fishing a few times
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: New Accord - Suggestions? by jimbrewer @ 09/12/14 12:49 AM

Originally Posted By: BTLew81Picking up a new Accord EX-L tomorrow. k24 4 cyl. I know the break oil stays in until the MM goes off...special Honda unicorn break in oil. . Past that, any oil/filter suggestions? Thoughts from me: Fram ultra, M1, o
Items For Sale
Jump to new posts Re: NAPA Premium Performance ATF Dexron III/Mercon by DoubleWasp @ 09/12/14 12:45 AM

This is not SP-III compatible, as far as I know. I have been told that ATF+4 is a close and usable replacement.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: choose my new brakes and rotors!! by babyivan @ 09/12/14 12:45 AM

My GF's 2008 Nissan Versa had the same problem. When I did the pads and rotors, I noticed the shop who put on the old stuff (PO's mechanic) didnt put 2 of the pads on correctly causing uneven wear. On Nissans there are spring clips that pop into a
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: choose my new brakes and rotors!! by raytseng @ 09/12/14 12:45 AM

I personally used the Centric premium rotors and akebono pro-act pads. If you're doing a full brake job, pick up the brake hardware (clips) too, it's only a few bucks. When i had similar issues, it was recommended by my shop that you've got a bad s
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: choose my new brakes and rotors!! by mehullica @ 09/12/14 12:40 AM

Before buying anything, you should diagnose the problem. You could have over torqued lugnuts, slicking caliper slidepins, dragging caliper pistons, etc. You could end up with excessive thickness variation again on the new rotors.
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: $10 rebate - Pennzoil Full Synthetic by tommersyip @ 09/12/14 12:38 AM

Originally Posted By: evanautumnOriginally Posted By: Jeff120Probably a silly question, but can I submit for the 10.00 back and the 1.00 off a gallon? Im thinking no, but wanted to ask you experts. if there is a code under the cap, sure no problem
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Actron Scan Tools--Amazon Deal of the Day 9/11/14 by soyeahiknow @ 09/12/14 12:27 AM

I just have a OBD II scanner that is pretty basic. What are these scanners for? I was reading some of the details of what they scan and am wondering if those scans will be helpful to someone who isn't a mechanic? Thanks
Automotive General Topics
Originally Posted By: NateDN10I recently paid $5 for a CR1620 replacement battery for our Mazda. Ridiculous. I borrowed my folks' Nissan and I figured I'd replace the battery in my dad's key w/ remote since my parents never get around to this sort o
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: How to determine what chain a chain saw takes? by ironman_gq @ 09/12/14 12:24 AM

Only time I go to the grinder is if I rock a chain, learn to hand file and you can make them cut better than new, much much better. Takes about the same amount of time to touch up a chain as it does to take one off and run it through the grinder and
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: How does this oil filter rate these days? by soyeahiknow @ 09/12/14 12:23 AM

[censored], i've been using Purolator since I started driving. Mainly because they were decently priced and because reviews on here said it was a good filter. What is another brand that is in the same price range? Thanks
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 2014 Silverado 5.3 Recommendation by lawrencerd @ 09/12/14 12:22 AM

Thanks for the help He was suspicious that the dealership told him they use a blend for the free changes, good to know it's fine to run down on the OLM Fun to watch his old school brain struggle with the concept of 0w20 in a truck. M1 will probabl
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts choose my new brakes and rotors!! by Jeffy_D @ 09/12/14 12:22 AM

Hey guys, I recently bought a 2010 nissan titan with 60k miles, 2WD, 20 inch wheels. After 3 weeks of ownership I noticed It would shudder when braking from highway speeds.Based on past experiences, this means my front rotors are bad. I plan to
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