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Automotive General Topics
Great idea and your 100% spot on! This is a perfect DIY to save a bundle. I did both bumper covers on my GP 7 years ago and they look as good today as they did then, no cracking and no fading. It all in the prep and materials. They can be done at le
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Nokian Hakka R2 winter tires by Nebroch @ 10/16/14 06:05 AM

Originally Posted By: SubLGTOther observations: Among the 10 tires tested, the single performance winter (Conti TS850) scored #1 in resistance to slush planing, consistent with what I have seen on other tests over the last 5 years: performance winter
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Diesel Cars/Vans/SUVs
They require a light duty low SAPS lube, any will do, C1,2,3,4
Cooling System Fluids & Additives
Jump to new posts Re: Testing Coolant Life by Shannow @ 10/16/14 06:02 AM

Funny, as I was playing the same thing on Sunday, as I'd noticed that the coolant in the Caprice' overflow looked a little yellow...was just over 0.2V, checked on the old interwebs and found 0.3 was OK...started and it picked up another 0.03V just af
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Worst Car Lists by Eric Smith @ 10/16/14 06:01 AM

Originally Posted By: expat78 Chev 3/4 ton Scottsdale Bought with very low miles in 1980. Blisters in the paint, particularly the passenger side door. Chronic and dangerous locking of the rear brakes, even in a normal stop in dry weather (the GM de
Gas Engine Alternate Fuels
Jump to new posts Re: E-85. I think I'm a convert. by Cujet @ 10/16/14 06:00 AM

Note: The BSFC of a high compression, direct injection, highly turbocharged, heavy duty, E-85 specific engine can be better than a comparable diesel. However, BSFC is a measure of energy consumption by fuel weight, not by volume. E-85 is considerab
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: Which Amsoil European 5w40? by supercity @ 10/16/14 05:59 AM

I would use a VW504 oil in a VW originally specd for 502 without hesitation. The performance standard is higher than and 502. Sure 502 has some potential to have better wear protection, but there is no proof the oil you choose will be or that 504 is
Consumer Electronics
Jump to new posts Re: Home Internet speed by Hokiefyd @ 10/16/14 05:56 AM

We pay for 15/1 through Time Warner, and actually get about 16/1. Plenty fast for us, even for streaming stuff across YouTube, our Roku, etc.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Help me Improve gas mileage in my escape by 19jacobob93 @ 10/16/14 05:55 AM

Originally Posted By: hpbOriginally Posted By: 19jacobob93 Quote:On highway runs I can get 1000km (620mi) out of a 68l tank in a Ford 4.0 with a 4 speed auto. Works out around 34 mpgQuote: You get an AU Falcon to average 6.8 litres per 100km? That
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: echo saw wont start. by Cujet @ 10/16/14 05:46 AM

Originally Posted By: andydDid the fuel line inside the tank break off at the grommet? That was my last 2 stroke failure. That's my guess too.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
I'm a bit of a risk taker, so I would use a high viscosity oil, bring some STP and oil along, and go on my way. Making sure the engine had sufficient oil levels always, and accepting the risk of an "adventure". One thing though, I might c
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: Mobil 1 HM 5-30 Alright for 96 vortec 350? by bama7x57 @ 10/16/14 05:36 AM

That engine will thrive on 90% of the oils sold on the shelves.
Automotive General Topics
I just noticed that Kitacam was also celebrating it's 2nd year anniversary with me that 123456 day.
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Oil Filter Cutter by dave123 @ 10/16/14 05:31 AM

I do like the one I have from Jeg's
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
As suggested above, the vacuum modulator may not be functioning properly, that will cause this exact symptom. My first guess would be that it's getting no vacuum. So, carefully check your vacuum lines. There should be a line from the intake manifo
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: 2010 Toyoto Sequoia 5900mi with towing by 19jacobob93 @ 10/16/14 05:26 AM

That's nothing short of amazing! I want a Tundra now! But yeah 10mpg is upsetting though probably expected with all that towing etc. What consuption do you normally get on a plain old highway run?
Automotive General Topics
Sounds like the prep work on the bumpers would be a perfect DiY for OP...great for relieving any lingering OCD after-effect resulting from the scuffed wheel covers....and a perfect job done by you would be a relief to the body shop too...
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Auto industry complaints. Vent yours by KitaCam @ 10/16/14 05:19 AM

Half-informed/half competent engineers, designers, sales and service...oh, what industry are we talking about?
Tires & Wheels
Originally Posted By: Rand They really need to age the tire about 4 years then run them for 50000miles then test them. or if thats too hard just shave each tire to 50% of its starting tread depth... and don't cherry pick tires. .. I still like th
By default, your camera or phone should be taking pictures that big. If smaller, you've accidentally accessed thumbnails instead or done something weird in your camera setting. A megapixel is 1000x1000, FWIW, and every camera made since y2k or so c
Cooling System Fluids & Additives
Jump to new posts Re: Testing Coolant Life by Lubener @ 10/16/14 04:53 AM

Steps 3,5 and 6 are not necessary.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Has anyone tried something like this? by Shannow @ 10/16/14 04:48 AM

Originally Posted By: Pop_RivitAnd yet toilet tissue manages to starts to break down in my toilet before I flush, and quickly breaks down in my septic tank after a couple days. Yet somehow it manages to hold together and act as a filter with oil, ga
Consumer Electronics
To ditch cable vision, call your bank and tell them not to release any more payments to cable vision. Next, call cable vision and tell them to stop providing the service as you can not pay for it any longer. Last, shop around for a better deal. Eas
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Ebola Information by Merkava_4 @ 10/16/14 04:41 AM

Hey Shannow, I did some checking around and apparently your link originated HERE
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Safe to switch? 10w-60 to 0w-20 BMW M50tu by Shannow @ 10/16/14 04:30 AM

hydro "static" bearings rely on the pressure of a pump to keep the parts separated...they will provide that part separation at zero surface speed differential, based solely on the pressure of the lubricant keeping the parts separate. Hydro
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