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Jump to new posts Re: I see many diesel trucks spewing black soot... by eljefino @ 07/21/16 07:33 PM

They've been chipped. They even have "smoke tunes" so the mouth-breathers can "roll coal." It's a scene. And, surprise surprise, it gives "clean diesel" a bad name.
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: 70's Dodge 318 Transmission Fluid by 4WD @ 07/21/16 07:31 PM

Had a 79' PowerWagon for 17 years - that power train (+some bolt on HP) ... Still running strong when I sold it ...
Cooling System Fluids & Additives
Today was a great test for the car with two accidents on the Tollway requiring long long wait in stop and go traffic. The temp stayed perfect got to 198 but that was it . Maybe the ratio of 60% water and 40% works at least it seems to be.
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Jump to new posts Re: A new wave of European emmigration? by CT8 @ 07/21/16 07:28 PM

Originally Posted By: Vern_in_ILIt's my opinion that Eastern European women are very attractive. We need more beautiful women in the western world. More good looking women are always a plus.
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Jump to new posts Re: A new wave of European emmigration? by fdcg27 @ 07/21/16 07:28 PM

We saw a huge wave of immigration from Europe from the post Civil War period up to the Great Depression. These people played a large role in the development of our country and a new wave will do so again. Those people came because their economic opp
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Jump to new posts Re: A new wave of European emmigration? by CT8 @ 07/21/16 07:28 PM

Currently the U.S is accepting only the bottom of the barrel immigrants and illegal aliens.
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Creating a Honda GC/GCV Hybrid by Hokiefyd @ 07/21/16 07:27 PM

My co-worker had a Generac pressure washer with a Honda GC160 that quit running one day with a pop. I took a look at it, and it backfired through the intake when I pulled the rope. Classic signs of a valve problem. I remove the valve cover and, su
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: When and why to change diff fluid? by 4WD @ 07/21/16 07:26 PM

+1 Seen many times the early change yields oil that sparkles in the sun ... I like to put on an aftermarket cover at this stage for several reasons ...
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Castrol only recommends GTX for Ford?? by CT8 @ 07/21/16 07:26 PM

Is that bad?
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
There is difference. Castrol 0W30/40 always ran quieter in my VW's then Mobil1 0W40. It was apparent difference on top of not so good cold start of M1 0W40 (old VISOM version). Now I put in Tiguan Castrol 0W40 first time since they added Titanium, a
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
My Navara (3.0 turbodiesel), I can't see the difference between 5W40 and 5W30 (A4/B4) at all.
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Jump to new posts Re: A new wave of European emmigration? by Vern_in_IL @ 07/21/16 07:24 PM

It's my opinion that Eastern European women are very attractive. We need more beautiful women in the western world.
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Jump to new posts Re: New house locks and keys by LoneRanger @ 07/21/16 07:23 PM

Locks don't matter when the frame of most pre-hung doors are made of softer wood species than used to be the case. Most burglaries are daytime when you're gone at work and they will just mule kick the door and the door framing on most pre-hung's bre
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
If you can tell the difference I'll take some .
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: 70's Dodge 318 Transmission Fluid by CT8 @ 07/21/16 07:23 PM

The 727 was a brute.
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: Engine Noise differences with different oils by another Todd @ 07/21/16 07:22 PM

I have used MC 10w-30, Delo 15w-40, and RT6 5w-40 and really have not noticed a difference in noise or fuel mileage.
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Jump to new posts Re: I see many diesel trucks spewing black soot... by Killer223 @ 07/21/16 07:22 PM

they are mostly uneducated kids. the soot falls to the ground in moments after leaving the tail pipe. so it's really not near as bad as the gas engine exhaust. larger injectors and slow spooling turbos will get black soot.
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Zinsner primer may work click
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Jump to new posts Re: A new wave of European emmigration? by Killer223 @ 07/21/16 07:19 PM

educating i'd image is his goal. i'd have to agree with him as well.
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Jump to new posts I see many diesel trucks spewing black soot... by Vern_in_IL @ 07/21/16 07:19 PM

I've noticed some diesel pickup trucks just belching black soot down the roads.... really black, like a cylinder is dead. Are people just disabling the emissions, or is it the new formulations of diesel? See a lot of fords and Dodge Rams with this p
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Jump to new posts Re: Dry heat in Houston? by CT8 @ 07/21/16 07:18 PM

It will be a warm one next week here click
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Jump to new posts Re: Removing water based paint inside of house.. by eljefino @ 07/21/16 07:18 PM

Paint scrubs off. Try some scotchbrite.
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: Engine Noise differences with different oils by 2015_PSD @ 07/21/16 07:18 PM

Originally Posted By: FarmerOriginally Posted By: 2015_PSDI am not sure why it happens, but RT6 is noisier than any other synthetic I have tried in my 6.7L. Mobil Delvac 1 and Chevron Delo are quieter and Kendall Super-Dxa is the quietest of the bunc
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: Engine Noise differences with different oils by bbhero @ 07/21/16 07:17 PM

I have to say that Castrol gold bottle, Pennzoil ultra, Castrol 0w30, Quaker State Ultimate Durability and Havoline Pro DS all have run very quiet in my car. Mobil Super Synthetic ran pretty good quiet as well too. Only API SN Royal Purple ran loudly
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Jump to new posts Re: A new wave of European emmigration? by eljefino @ 07/21/16 07:16 PM

What is your objective posting this?
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