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Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Why do I need a high speed tire? by slacktide_bitog @ 05/21/16 10:04 PM

Originally Posted By: Chris142Originally Posted By: slacktide_bitogIt isn't illegal to install a tire with a lower speed rating than originally equipped, but most shops won't do it out of fear of getting sued. What trim level is your truck (Custom/
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Takata airbag recall. by Wheel @ 05/21/16 10:02 PM

Even if Takata made both airbags, they are likely not both the same model/part. While the recall is huge, it isn't every one they made.
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Why do I need a high speed tire? by jhellwig @ 05/21/16 10:01 PM

I am surprised there are multiple speed ratings for a load range e tire. Your tire shop is smoking crack. If you drive that truck any where near that fast consistently you won't have it very long anyways.
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Narrowing down brake pad choices by sicko @ 05/21/16 10:01 PM

Originally Posted By: spk2000Akebonos are smoothest and last long time. Thermoquiets are a little grabbier and will do better if towing. Akebono owns Bosch now so not much different anymore.Ac Delco are cheap and low end anymore. Personally I alwa
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Put the front dial on max red, full fan and thear rear on the full red too. the A/C button toggles A/C on and off
Motorcycles and Motorcycle Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Delo 400 Test by AMC @ 05/21/16 09:57 PM

I have been using delo motor oils in motorcycles and other applications for years with no problems. It is a very well made, easy to find and usually a few bucks cheaper than shell rotella oils. I initially trusted that it wont cause any clutch proble
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Considering to buy a larger air compressor by DerbyDave @ 05/21/16 09:55 PM

I have a Campbell Hausfeld 20 gallon compressor that has served me well for almost 20 years. I can't think of a job outside of auto body work where a 20 gallon would not be sufficient.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Conventional by OLM? by Kuato @ 05/21/16 09:54 PM

Originally Posted By: dave1251Originally Posted By: KuatoSince it's unknown whether GM calibrated your OLM for dino or synthetic, it might be a good idea to take a sample at 5k and leave it in... VWB though should be fine for 7k. It was tested on
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Selling used equipment and nasty/agressive buyers by MinamiKotaro @ 05/21/16 09:53 PM

Originally Posted By: Uber_ArchetypeAuction sites (CL, eBay, et al) attracts a certain flaky demographic looking for easy money - sometimes to the extent of scams and ripoffs. Of course the vast majority of participants, both sellers and buyers, are
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: 2002 Honda Civic MTF by slacktide_bitog @ 05/21/16 09:52 PM

My choice would be Rotella T5 10w30
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: 2002 Honda Civic MTF by silverrat @ 05/21/16 09:50 PM

I have been using Amsoil Synchromesh. I think it's great.
Automotive General Topics
They're a PITA to use without the proper tool. With the right tool, they're much easier/faster to use than worm drive clamps. Learned that one the hard way.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Eating too LITTLE salt... by Kuato @ 05/21/16 09:48 PM

Originally Posted By: simple_giftsThe media doesn't know how to report science. Yes...and the US media reports what they want to report, not what the facts are. Too little salt, and the body does not retain sufficient water to function properly.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Selling used equipment and nasty/agressive buyers by MinamiKotaro @ 05/21/16 09:47 PM

Originally Posted By: bubbatimeOriginally Posted By: MinamiKotaroThis is why I don't sell anything. Dealing with people just isn't worth it. Selling things on ebay can be ok. Put it up, somebody wins the auction, you ship it to them. No person-to
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Why do I need a high speed tire? by Kuato @ 05/21/16 09:47 PM

Originally Posted By: oldhpTake your wheel/tire off your truck, then go buy what you want. If they ask......It's off my ratrod. Problem solved. This... and find another tire store.
Cooling System Fluids & Additives
Jump to new posts Re: That darn Dex-cool... by sw99 @ 05/21/16 09:46 PM

Deathcool didn't destroy your radiator? Unbelievable...
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: X-Men apocolypse by MinamiKotaro @ 05/21/16 09:46 PM

I keep hearing that it's "ok". I won't be seeing it in the theater. Maybe when it's free on a streaming site. Not a fan of any of the X-Movies.
Oil Analysis - General Questions
Jump to new posts Re: Universal Averages? by Kuato @ 05/21/16 09:45 PM

Originally Posted By: NMBurb02Originally Posted By: flatlander757On my Blackstone reports, the universal average is ALL other reports(other peoples' cars, same engine type) together averaged. Unit average is the historical average for YOUR particula
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Narrowing down brake pad choices by DallasTexas @ 05/21/16 09:39 PM

My first and only choice are Akebono Ceramic's. I hate the MB OEM brake dust.
Tires & Wheels
All this argy-bargy prompted me to measure my tread depth. I have my worst tyres on the front, the way you're supposed to, though I've been thinking I should perhaps swap them to even-up wear. I don't have any British or American coins handy and I
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: 2002 Honda Civic MTF by rooflessVW @ 05/21/16 09:37 PM

I would use Honda MTF. I have actually used Honda MTF in almost everything: Triumphs, old VWs, you name it. It's an excellent oil.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Viscous Couplings by Ifixyawata @ 05/21/16 09:36 PM

Now I'm trying to determine which fluid this t-case takes.... some sort of Mercon or variant...
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Best filter for extended oci by sw99 @ 05/21/16 09:35 PM

I feel your pain... I have 30 filters for my tractor. I'm good for the next 30 years.
Motorcycles and Motorcycle Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Delo 400 Test by WANG @ 05/21/16 09:33 PM

Originally Posted By: RobensteinOriginally Posted By: WANGOriginally Posted By: RobensteinOriginally Posted By: AuthorEditorDoes the Delo have the JASO wet clutch rating? I assume you mean the regular 15W-40 Delo? No, Chevron did not apply for a JA
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
I like roll up windows...
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