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Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Selling a car for more money. Capital gain? by zzyzzx @ 03/27/15 01:23 PM

Originally Posted By: SpartussOk, now lets say, the car was bought for $11,000 and sold for $16,000. Won't the bank report the certified check that you deposited for $16,000 since it's over the $10,000 threshold? The $10,000 reporting limit is fo
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: What Struts to buy? Gabriel? Monroe? KYB? by mclasser @ 03/27/15 01:22 PM

Originally Posted By: mister_twoAnyone have any recommendation if the choice was between Monroe quickstruts and Gabriel readymount for a 2000 Accord with almost 200k. It's on the original struts now. Both Monroe and Gabriel have rebate promotions go
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: quality of spark by Quest @ 03/27/15 01:21 PM

Originally Posted By: WhimseyOriginally Posted By: james1950i have always wondered if a non resistor spark plug would produce a hotter spark at the electrodes than a resistor plug.also why do they still manufacture resistor spark plugs today since ev
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: San Francisco dreaming by Vuflanovsky @ 03/27/15 01:20 PM

Unfortunately, a "half decent" income depends on where you are in CA with half decent in the Bay Area and better areas of SoCal being in the 100K/yr and above salary range. SoCal has two thirds of the population but the SF Bay Area is now
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Selling a car for more money. Capital gain? by Spartuss @ 03/27/15 01:18 PM

Ok, now lets say, the car was bought for $11,000 and sold for $16,000. Won't the bank report the certified check that you deposited for $16,000 since it's over the $10,000 threshold?
Automotive General Topics
Do we get to write off depreciation of our cars?
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: China buying Pirelli by Trav @ 03/27/15 01:16 PM

I know where my stuff comes from and its not China. I rather go without than support them.
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Tire/wheel required no weight to balance? by mclasser @ 03/27/15 01:15 PM

Just luck I guess. 2 of the 4 Kumhos on my Accord didn't require any weights to balance. I thought this was odd but after 3 yrs, the tires are still smooth & vibration-free.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Selling a car for more money. Capital gain? by Pop_Rivit @ 03/27/15 01:15 PM

Yes, it's considered a capital gain. Will it get reported? I suppose that depends upon your level of personal honesty and integrity.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Royal Purple research giving me a panic attack???? by aquariuscsm @ 03/27/15 01:09 PM

Originally Posted By: OVERKILLOriginally Posted By: aquariuscsmIt's a great oil! Competitively priced pao synth,as every one I've seen is always $10+ a quart. How do we know it has any PAO in it? Their MSDS's are horrific and so are their PDS's
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Selling a car for more money. Capital gain? by DB_Cooper @ 03/27/15 01:04 PM

I knew a few car flippers..working from home. Taxes? I don't think so.
Photo Section
Jump to new posts Re: Nice patina! by css9450 @ 03/27/15 01:04 PM

Originally Posted By: eljefinoSometimes they'll throw clear coat over patina like that. Sometimes the "patina" is all just paint! There are some interesting Youtube videos showing how its done. But I think this one is real.
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Rotella T5 by sdude2k2000 @ 03/27/15 01:04 PM

Originally Posted By: Triple_Se7enOriginally Posted By: beanoilMight be old news. I went back 5 pages, didn't see anything though. Rotella T5 10w30, T6 5w40, 5 dollar MIR on up to 2 gallons per household at your local WM, or other retailers. 14.97 a
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Originally Posted By: aquariuscsmIt's a great oil! Competitively priced pao synth,as every one I've seen is always $10+ a quart. How do we know it has any PAO in it? Their MSDS's are horrific and so are their PDS's
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: no particular reason for this post by aquariuscsm @ 03/27/15 12:59 PM

Originally Posted By: dlundbladI like Oldies music, but I think this is a bit too much for me. I blame that keyboard! Give The Ventures version a listen. It's a lil more tame than The Tornadoes,sounds a lil more "surf rockish".
Gear & Transmission Used/Virgin Oil Analysis
Jump to new posts Re: 2004 Rav4 ATF factory fill 265,000 miles by bigt61 @ 03/27/15 12:59 PM

The guys who like to change their ATF every 20,000 miles will ignore this. Good post.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Minimum OCI for Honda by mclasser @ 03/27/15 12:59 PM

I always thought Honda 4-cyl engines were known for being easy on oil. The 6-cyl VCM engines OTH...
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Oil Recommendation for 2006 Infiniti G35 Coupe by OVERKILL @ 03/27/15 12:57 PM

Originally Posted By: martinqOriginally Posted By: CATERHAMBut when you say a "thicker oil won't hurt, nor will running the specified grade" you're only partly right. Most engine wear occurs on start-up and during warm-up when even the spec
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Royal Purple research giving me a panic attack???? by aquariuscsm @ 03/27/15 12:55 PM

It's a great oil! Competitively priced pao synth,as every one I've seen is always $10+ a quart.
Gear & Transmission Used/Virgin Oil Analysis
Jump to new posts Re: 2004 Rav4 ATF factory fill 265,000 miles by zach1900 @ 03/27/15 12:53 PM

Toyota makes a bullet proof transmission, no surprise here.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Sakura by Brybo86 @ 03/27/15 12:49 PM

Originally Posted By: 2010_FX4or how peace has endured... Not so sure about that as WWII happened after the trees were given...
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Pedestrian rant by HTSS_TR @ 03/27/15 12:46 PM

Originally Posted By: threeputtparPedestrian don't automatically have the right of way, but vehicle drivers are required to yield the right of way to pedestrians. It may just sound like semantics to most, but the subtle difference is that there is st
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Selling a car for more money. Capital gain? by Johnny2Bad @ 03/27/15 12:46 PM

The question I would ask a tax accountant on this matter is, if you are required to declare a Capital Gain on such a transaction, then could you also declare a Capital Loss should the transaction (or previous / subsequent transactions) result in a sa
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Mobil 1 HM or Mobil 1 EP by engineer20 @ 03/27/15 12:45 PM

I Have a similar question for me 155k 03 camry I do a lot of short trips
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: 2006 Milan (early service) by OtisBlkR1 @ 03/27/15 12:45 PM

mixed bag of opinions...
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