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Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: De-glazed my rotors. by eljefino @ 08/27/14 06:09 PM

Originally Posted By: VikasHow come you did not jack up the vehicle, start the engine, put it in gear and did a redneck on the car de-glazing of the rotors? Seriously, I am little confused as to how you could use grinder to get the rotor flat? I d
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 2007 Jetta Oil Recommendations? by Delta @ 08/27/14 06:08 PM

My 2.5's diet consist of Rotella T6 5w40 throughout the year. I live in the South so winters are never a major concern for me anyways. It's not on the VW 502 approval list, but my car is not in warranty anymore anyways. I always stock up when it's on
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: Used 2013 Mustang finish? by lubedude13 @ 08/27/14 06:07 PM

Getting your car looking better takes work so if your body can't handle it I'd hire a detailer to do it. If you have a polisher it's not a big deal. Over the counter products that work pretty good are meguiars ultimate polish to remove swirls and the
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: Door rubber gasket care by DBMaster @ 08/27/14 06:05 PM

Originally Posted By: GarakOriginally Posted By: DBMasterI used to use silicone lubricant spray on a paper towel on my 89 Accord. That worked for 23 years. I'd use the HG Rubber Care much the same way, and it is essentially a silicone, too. It's al
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: A/C woes..again by MarkM66 @ 08/27/14 06:05 PM

Why not swap the compressor yourself?
Oil Additives
Jump to new posts Re: IF WS2 = ultimate lubricant by DrAdmin @ 08/27/14 06:04 PM

is seems i have an answer for efficiency and use additve in overall. I may assume additive a primary function (what we expecting here) is as a friction modification. in this document (and i have no evidence not to trust it)
Jump to new posts Re: Bike Chain Lube Recommendations Wanted by Surestick @ 08/27/14 06:04 PM

Originally Posted By: UG_Passat Not really. Some professional cyclists technicians like WD40 lube for their own bikes and the pro-riders they work for. The new bike lubes they make, maybe. If not, references?
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Oil temperature? by Shannow @ 08/27/14 06:04 PM

Originally Posted By: jaygOriginally Posted By: zfasts03Another easy way to check oil temp. is with a Raytec, non-contact thermometer on the bottom of the oil pan. How accurate is that going to be when the oil pan absorbs heat from the block? Not to
Automotive Lighting
Jump to new posts Re: 2002 Lincoln lighting options. by OtisBlkR1 @ 08/27/14 06:04 PM

Originally Posted By: RoobAre the ballasts 35 or 55 watt? A 55 watt ballast will cause washout, so will bad or cheap projectors. What components are you using in the system? For hid bulbs, try either the genuine Philips Hid 85122(4300k) or the Osram
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 2006 Civic With Possibly Bad Synchros? by wag123 @ 08/27/14 06:03 PM

Originally Posted By: BrewCityI did a drain and fill with Honda MTF about 10 months ago ... too bad there's not an easy way to check the fluid level! It's a hydraulic clutch and probably has 8 year-old brake fluid in there ... I'll have to look into
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: A/C woes..again by antiqueshell @ 08/27/14 06:03 PM

@Eric: Sorry to hear about your problem. That situation sounds like it could end up being my parents. They have a 2005 Ford 500. Their car ac compressor started leaking at about 75k and my folks had it recharged it twice before it failed completely
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Valvoline MaxLife Fuel System Cleaner by Nickdfresh @ 08/27/14 06:03 PM

Is it 20-30% PEA? It seems that's what the MSDS says. I think it's on sale at Autozone for like two for $8 making seem like a bargain. No?
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 15w50 and ambient temperature by fdcg27 @ 08/27/14 06:03 PM

Did your Audi's OM also recommend 20W-50 for the warmer months? My BMWs OM does, as though that would ever really be needed.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: The Second Golden Age of Horsepower by Ducman @ 08/27/14 06:02 PM

The weight increase has a lot to do with improved safety systems/design and luxury appointments like electric powered everything. It's possible we will start to see another age emerge as the weight numbers start to come down because the manufacturer
Motorcycles and Motorcycle Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Lower Priced Indian Models by 29662 @ 08/27/14 06:01 PM

Originally Posted By: BigCahunaOriginally Posted By: 29662 They are outsold worldwide by Honda by a 19:1 margin. Please explain that statement. Harley doesn't make outboard motors, lawn mowers, generators or cheap small displacement bikes that peo
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: Used 2013 Mustang finish? by satinsilver @ 08/27/14 06:00 PM

First and most important, I'm very sorry to hear about the cancer. You have our thoughts and prayers! I'd try some Duragloss Swirl Mark Remover that not only contains polishing agents to remove the fine scratches but also a durable sealant for prot
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: Used 2013 Mustang finish? by crgstvrs @ 08/27/14 06:00 PM

being a 2013, id say hire a professional. it can be done but it would be faster and easier to let someone spend a little time on it and you have no worries with it.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 81 Fairmont valvetrain pics by DemoFly @ 08/27/14 05:56 PM

Originally Posted By: MolaKuleI'd put some Rislone Engine Cleaner in for a few OCI's with filter changes at half OCI's and get that engine warmed up more often. How about the cooling system? It may be crudded up as well. Any particular reason you r
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Divorcing Mobil 1 by dave1251 @ 08/27/14 05:55 PM

Originally Posted By: Garak Originally Posted By: dave1251I can not believe I am actually defending XOM and M-1 in particular. OVERKILL you should step I feel dirty speaking up for Mobil One. There you go. If they don't like Mobil, they can switch t
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 81 Fairmont valvetrain pics by Jakegday @ 08/27/14 05:52 PM

Originally Posted By: Bud_OneAny pics of the car ? since you asked..
General and Off Topic
Actually, the Darwin award still goes to the instructor but not for bad teaching, for even saying yes to having a 9 year old shoot an uzi. IDIOT.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Tim Hortons to be bought out by Burger King? by antiqueshell @ 08/27/14 05:52 PM

Originally Posted By: Pop_Rivit It's clear that you don't realize that when a company makes a move like this, they've already studied the short and long term financial and public relations impact. It's not a decision that's made without some careful
General and Off Topic
The conspiracy nuts are already out saying the entire things was staged, just like Sandy Hook and other recent shootings, to take away the 2nd amendment. Sigh. The Darwin award goes to the instructor and the parents. When you shoot any firearm or
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Report looks good, the oil was easily still serviceable, hope you didn't drain it?
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: M1 0W-40 3 Track days Mx5 / Miata (Extend Drain?) by robertcope @ 08/27/14 05:47 PM

FWIW, I regularly run 10-15+ track days on my '99. You can easily extend your OCI, IMHO. robert
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