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Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: The New Fram Ultra by jcwit @ 07/28/14 10:19 AM

Originally Posted By: engineer20http://youtu.be/NexBveNFZjg but some failed? is it really good, or is it "typical fram" except more expensive, like the orange can? Don't know, what do you think? Actually I believe these are the ones th
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Subaru Oil Consumption Class Action by Mykl @ 07/28/14 10:19 AM

Originally Posted By: EddieI think any engine should not consume more than one quart in the longest OC recommended by the manufacture. I never had any engine I've owned consume more than a pint in 6,000 miles. This idea that one quart per 1,200 miles
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: I want a smoker by Schmoe @ 07/28/14 10:18 AM

I just bought a 30" Masterbuilt electric smoker from Atwoods for 199. Has digital read outs, remote, meat probe thermometer, plenty of shelves, drip pans and water tray. This thing is plenty big. Can do 2-3 slabs a ribs, 2-3 chickens, shelves
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Help on 2011 Honda brake fluid change by Tundragod @ 07/28/14 10:18 AM

Originally Posted By: redhatIf you do the procedures that we all mentioned, you should get no air in the system. Key things to keep in mind: -while bleeding, do NOT let the reservoir go dry -make sure the bleeder screw is tightened BEFORE your GF re
Oil Additives
Jump to new posts Re: Is Z-Max worth a [censored]? by kschachn @ 07/28/14 10:12 AM

OK, now you are getting into something I know something about. Diffusion is simply something moving from a region of high concentration to a region of low concentration. Nothing else. There are different types of diffusion, but the principle is the s
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Cryogenic Treated Rotors? by Greasymechtech @ 07/28/14 10:11 AM

I use and recommend cryo'd rotors. Many vehicles have just barely adequate braking and will benefit. Many cheap import rotors are lesser quality than OE and benefit. High carbon is another marketing term...which means the cheap imports are finally
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: I Don't Change My Oil - Test Results by JustinH @ 07/28/14 10:11 AM

Nice experiment, but why not spend 20 bucks once a year to get the oil changed?
Motorcycles and Motorcycle Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Sprocket help by Franklim @ 07/28/14 10:11 AM

Just replaced my OEM chains and sprockets at 47k km with JT steel sprockets and DID VX chains on my FA. Best bet is either JT or Sunstar steel sprockets.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: phosphorus question by MolaKule @ 07/28/14 10:10 AM

An an anti-wear additive, you should have > than about 1500 ppm (0.15%) of zinc and 1350 ppm (0.135%) of phosphorus tied up in the ZDDP molecule. I would say that's about right for a motorcycle engine. Looks like a good semi-synthetic. As other
Oil Industry and Related News
Jump to new posts Re: Hess acquisition by Speedway by BearZDefect @ 07/28/14 10:09 AM

The same comparison can be made between Speedway and nearby truck stops. The truck stops will rise 10c when Speedway rises 30c. Speedway's prices will then drift down more so they eventually get close, but the artificially high spike is definitely th
Firearms: Lubes, Cleaners, & Maintenance
Jump to new posts Re: Triflow or "safariland" breakfree CLP? by strat81 @ 07/28/14 10:09 AM

Originally Posted By: 2coolThis will be sacrilege, but for bore cleaning and GP light lube, I have come to Gunk's L104 penetrating oil. The liquid is thinner than ATF, which was my previous favorite. It is partially made with renewable base-stock (so
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: phosphorus question by Quattro Pete @ 07/28/14 10:09 AM

I would probably stick to JASO MA rated oils then. Alternatively, people have had good luck running HDEO (heavy duty diesel oils) in their shared sump bikes. We have a motorcycle subforum where you can find many past threads on this subject. We do
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: station wagon vs small suv by 05LGTLtd @ 07/28/14 10:09 AM

Originally Posted By: zzyzzxOriginally Posted By: Eddie+1 Subaru Forester is a great vehicle. Excellent visability, reliability and cost to own. I maintain one of these and it is neither reliable or economical to own. It's also really hard to rep
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Anyone looking to get the new 2015 GTI? by Mykl @ 07/28/14 10:09 AM

I would love one, but the GTI I have is only barely broken in. If I were so inclined, closing the performance gap between the new one and mine wouldn't cost too much.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: I want a smoker by JustinH @ 07/28/14 10:09 AM

I have a coal one, it is a lot of work. I had an electric one, that was easier. Just feed it chips. I bet a propane would be similar to electric.
Grease
Jump to new posts Re: best grease for driveshaft u-joint. by Trav @ 07/28/14 10:07 AM

Originally Posted By: dailydriverSo, the general consensus is that the Amsoil Off Road Polymeric grease w/5% moly (their very thick, black stuff) is NOT a good choice for u joints (despite it's 'anti-pound out', and vibration killing qualities)???
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts I want a smoker by stockrex @ 07/28/14 10:06 AM

Having lived in KC for many years, I have always wanted a smoker. I see couple of brands at local Sams Club/Costco. What should I look for in terms of features? I saw a propane one with 2 drawers. I want to be able to dehydrate vegetable also if po
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: I Don't Change My Oil - Test Results by FloatingBrick @ 07/28/14 10:03 AM

Quote:We're not talking about by-pass filters here (a whole other type of filter). We're talking full flow filters that have the capability of by-passing the filter media in the event that it becomes to restrictive. Comparing it to a dirty vacuum is
Foods/Cooking/Beverages
Jump to new posts Re: So much Zucchini this year... by cutter @ 07/28/14 10:03 AM

Ratatouille.
Foods/Cooking/Beverages
Jump to new posts Re: Maryland Fried Chicken. by cutter @ 07/28/14 10:02 AM

What makes it Maryland-y as compared to traditional southern/soul? There was a MFC chain in Easton, PA but I never went and it's gone now.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: phosphorus question by dharry @ 07/28/14 10:02 AM

the bike is a 2007 suzuki bandit 650, the manual recommends 10w40, api sf-sg or sh-sj with jaso ma. It has a shared sump, but on my bikes I've always used ordinary car oil (both semisynth and full synth) with no problem, even at very high mileages. I
Foods/Cooking/Beverages
Jump to new posts Re: Favorite cut of steak? by cutter @ 07/28/14 10:01 AM

Hanger. I do like chewing, so even a tough as nails chuck or rump steak grilled with just salt and pepper is fine with me. People do look at me strange as I'm gnawing on it.
Firearms: Lubes, Cleaners, & Maintenance
Jump to new posts Re: Home Brew CLP's by strat81 @ 07/28/14 09:59 AM

Originally Posted By: JHZR2Originally Posted By: ChrisD46. * A lot of 1911 semi - auto owners use M1 20W 50 or a M1 / Dextron VI mix with very good results ! . I don't quite get it. Why not just go for the viscosity you're aiming for first, rat
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Purolator PL10241 Cut Open - 3 Tears! by BlueOvalFitter @ 07/28/14 09:57 AM

Originally Posted By: CELICA_XXOriginally Posted By: BlueOvalFitterOne would think that Ford would find another filter manufacturer before their product would become jeopardized. People are acting like this is a major catastrophe that is sweeping th
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: station wagon vs small suv by zzyzzx @ 07/28/14 09:56 AM

Originally Posted By: Eddie+1 Subaru Forester is a great vehicle. Excellent visability, reliability and cost to own. I maintain one of these and it is neither reliable or economical to own. It's also really hard to repair.
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