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Firearms: Lubes, Cleaners, & Maintenance
Jump to new posts Re: Bought my first firearm today by Hokiefyd @ 10/27/14 12:24 PM

Originally Posted By: Nick RI believe from what I read the stock recoil is 11lb. I ordered the 15lb because apparently due to the light weight of the frame, it has a bit more felt recoil than other 9mm mak pistols. I figured since I was already repl
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Warning To All Ford Ecoboost Owners by demarpaint @ 10/27/14 12:23 PM

Originally Posted By: MyklOriginally Posted By: VNTSSo every 25K miles you get to shell out 600$??? No thanks. Originally Posted By: demarpaint Even every 50K miles no thanks. My direct injected engine has 85k miles on it and the valves haven't
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Warning To All Ford Ecoboost Owners by millerbl00 @ 10/27/14 12:20 PM

I am sure low quality gas does not help.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Warning To All Ford Ecoboost Owners by bdcardinal @ 10/27/14 12:20 PM

FWIW I have not seen any issues with the EcoBoost engines in my shop that is related to the Direct Injection or the "servicing" of said injection systems.
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
133mph in a 55 has me beat. Back in the early 70's they got me for 114 in a 55 in my 70 Camaro. I was coming back from Watkins Glen on my way to Virginia. Got caught in PA - $10 ticket plus $5 court costs - total $15. And he let me go on my way,
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Old cars and the perception of age. by CourierDriver @ 10/27/14 12:19 PM

You guys are really talking old, 80s and 90s, naw, my time zone was driving or riding in 50s and lots of 60s rides. My favorite truck I learned to drive on, Dad's 1952 Dodge ,3 speed on the column with starter pedal above the accelerator pedal. Old
Motorcycles and Motorcycle Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Bridgestone T30 Report by EdwardC @ 10/27/14 12:18 PM

Nice! I put on a set of the T30s on earlier this year. I was coming from some squared off Pirelli Sport Demons that were getting old. The turn in from the new tires was such a big difference. I only have about 1000 miles on them, but they feel great
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: 2014 Honda CR-V tranny by Hokiefyd @ 10/27/14 12:16 PM

It IS a pretty smooth-shifting transmission. But not that smooth...
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Warning To All Ford Ecoboost Owners by Trav @ 10/27/14 12:16 PM

Originally Posted By: suptonI still don't get why some buildup causes problems. Buildup like that in a cylinder, I could see that causing preignition. But on the backside of the valve? Seems like minimal airflow loss. Only if poor valve sealing c
Automotive Lighting
Jump to new posts Re: Silverstar Ultra New Design by Smokescreen @ 10/27/14 12:16 PM

Run away. Sylvannia Xtravision is the only one I would get of that brand. Get some Philips Xtremepower, Narva Range Power, Narva Xtreme Vision, Osram bulbs and stay away from poseur junk. Untinted clear glass bulbs are still the best. HIR is the bes
Grease
Jump to new posts Re: Best u-joint grease for me? by pjc360 @ 10/27/14 12:15 PM

Rear axle gear ratio is 3.55 and front axle gear ratio is 3.54, for now. In the near future I'm going to re-gear with ether 4.10's or 4.56's. I will have the angles measured again and report back what they are. I will try to get that done as soon as
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Quick struts opinions. by Bottom_Feeder @ 10/27/14 12:15 PM

I put Monroes all around on my wife's Corolla about two years ago. I was satisfied with the build quality of the parts but somewhat unhappy with the soft spring rate and soft dampening on the front. Had I known that beforehard I probably would have g
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Any reviews of Monroe Quick Struts by Bottom_Feeder @ 10/27/14 12:15 PM

I put Monroes all around on my wife's Corolla about two years ago. I was satisfied with the build quality of the parts but somewhat unhappy with the soft spring rate and soft dampening on the front. Had I known that beforehard I probably would have g
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Old old old 20W-20 Non Detergent motor oil by MolaKule @ 10/27/14 12:14 PM

Originally Posted By: gfh77665Originally Posted By: Bandito440Do not put it in a modern crankcase. You're just diluting the important additives. I agree. With that said, what if a qt. of ND was blended in with 4 qt. HDEO? Wouldn't the higher add
Bicycles
Jump to new posts Re: Max. wind speed to scrub a ride by Wheel @ 10/27/14 12:13 PM

If it will push me around while riding or push cars around, I'll always bag the ride. While I don't enjoy a headwind, I will hang up a ride for safety.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Warning To All Ford Ecoboost Owners by MCompact @ 10/27/14 12:12 PM

For purposes of this thread only... Number of individuals reporting DI problems who actually own a vehicle with DI: 0 Number of DI vehicle owners reporting problems: 0
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: 2014 Honda CR-V tranny by Smokescreen @ 10/27/14 12:08 PM

If you step on the gas and it doesn't cycle through the gears but just holds RPM as it accelerates it has a CVT...at least that is the way the CVT Civic I rented behaved...
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts When the going gets tough by CourierDriver @ 10/27/14 12:07 PM

When the going gets tough, the girls stand up
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: To change or not to change. by gfh77665 @ 10/27/14 12:06 PM

Originally Posted By: Clevy Qsud is more than capable of a 10000 mile interval. And the OP is taking a highway trip. No brainer, leave it in with full confidence. Change after your trip and enjoy that fresh oil feeling all anew.
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: Setup to cut sheet metal by bepperb @ 10/27/14 12:05 PM

An alternative to cutting miters would be coping. In short, run one piece all the way, then use a tin snips to cut the other to the profile. With wood trim coping is a little more forgiving in older homes (or any home) where the walls aren't perfec
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: 2014 Honda CR-V tranny by Nick1994 @ 10/27/14 12:05 PM

...You don't know whether your car has a CVT or an automatic?
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: 2014 Honda CR-V tranny by millerbl00 @ 10/27/14 12:03 PM

Buy the 2014. CVT still too new.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Car Quest Merger Results by 99Saturn @ 10/27/14 12:02 PM

Locally, the Carquest location that had been in our town for years consolidated into the AAP that opened a few years ago. Carquest vacated the building and moved all the stock within about two months of the press release IIRC. As of ~10 months ag
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Warning To All Ford Ecoboost Owners by millerbl00 @ 10/27/14 12:01 PM

I am sure some people are experiencing problems. The people that are experiencing problems will have a hard time with the warranty. Will DI hold up like non DI? Time will tell but it looks like the problems are starting to occur on the higher mileage
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: 2014 Honda CR-V tranny by radtech91 @ 10/27/14 12:01 PM

The 2014 is the old 5-speed auto, the 2015 has the CVT
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