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General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Avoid State Farm! by DBMaster @ 43 seconds ago

It was the adjuster. I guess that the laws in Texas allow for that sort of lack of due diligence. I pretty much figured that some would come to the defense of State Farm. My former in-laws have been policyholders for decades as well. I don't
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: Your wax/sealant lasted how many months?!?! by Chris B. @ 2 minutes 44 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: The CriticI see quite a few posts on this forum about various waxes and sealants lasting 6-12 months. I have used most of the products mentioned (Collinite, Duragloss), and I usually 2-4 months of strong protection under fairl
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: War in Ukraine by dave1251 @ 2 minutes 45 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: OVERKILLOriginally Posted By: Drew99GTOriginally Posted By: dave1251Interesting your posts are nearly in lockstep with Russian propaganda. Most conspiracy theorists are America haters. It's blatantly obvious. Perhaps they
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Would syn be good for truck that sits a lot? by Realtech214 @ 5 minutes 35 seconds ago

That truck is beautiful! It would love some PP or maybe M1 0w40! Cant go wrong with one of those. Nice Truck!
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 2001 Park Ave w/Smitty's by Nickdfresh @ 6 minutes 37 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: artificialistEarlier 3800 engines called for 10w30 in most conditions because way back then, conventional 5w30 was prone to severe shearing. Later on, GM determined that the new 5w30 oils were shear stable enough to be used all
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: At 65 by Vikas @ 7 minutes 51 seconds ago

And I thought you guys were going to discuss retirement and drawing social security! I guess I am getting too old :-)
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: 11000mAh Dual USB Power Bank/Car Jump Starter $55 by djb @ 9 minutes 12 seconds ago

Keep in mind how misleading the marketing ratings are. This isn't an 11 amp-hour 12V battery. This is a an 11 Ah LiFePO cell. At best, since the rating of those cells is often between extremely optimistic, and an outright lie. A LiFePO cell has a
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Thicker oil for performance ? by CATERHAM @ 15 minutes 29 seconds ago

chrisri I hear what you're saying and appreciate this is Europe and light A1/A5 0W/5W-30 oils are not always readily available or cost effective. What I am suggesting since the OP likely doesn't have an oil pressure gauge in this old car is to simp
Motorcycles and Motorcycle Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Mixing Synthetics? by rossn2 @ 16 minutes 22 seconds ago

Quote:API-certified oils must be mixable. It's a core requirement What MOTORCYCLE oil are API-certified? I would not mix motorcycle oils, like 2 quarts of XXX with 2 qts of YYY in the engine..
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Ngk ixvs iridium laser by circuitsmith @ 17 minutes 49 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: UG_PassatOriginally Posted By: circuitsmithUnless the engine has been modified the IX's won't make any difference in performance or mpg's. Both types will make an adequate spark. Add a turbo or supercharger and then the plug is
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Lowes Porduct 498288 on clearance at SOME stores by Vikas @ 21 minutes 50 seconds ago

Came pretty useful in the candle mode yesterday when we had 20 hour power outage!
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Recalls & more recalls. Cars are now too complex! by Mykl @ 23 minutes 9 seconds ago

I like my complex, high tech vehicles. More power, safer, more efficient, cleaner, more reliable, more durable, more comfortable, better handling... My only complaint is that new cars are expensive and I don't like to part with my money. I love ol
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Post your rpms at 70mph by SteveSRT8 @ 27 minutes 41 seconds ago

2013 Chevy Express 3500 6.0 gas engine, 1800 rpms at 70 mph. Our rear gear is 3.42 on this one...
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Rotella in a civic MT by iluvhonda @ 28 minutes 49 seconds ago

I was gonna post my car and my problems with it but decided to not bother. I would like to know if Honda backdates the MTF for use in their 88-91 and 92-95 Civics. Be great if someone who works at Honda can get this info.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: People are stupid by sayjac @ 31 minutes 35 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: MyklOriginally Posted By: sayjacRon has it right. I don't know, some would say that lighting stupid on fire is an actual fix. Point taken, but you still got to love the Tater. Or to quote what the late great Richar
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Gumout Multi-System Tune-Up For *FREE* by Warstud @ 32 minutes 24 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: Drew99GTReceived my rebate today. Very fast turnaround from Advance. I was surprised there weren't more people jumping in on this freebie.
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: MaxLife 5w30, 5k oil on 07 Sienna with 95k by hemitom @ 33 minutes 55 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: 901MemphisI see you're obviously stuck in your ways, so I won't bother trying to get you to use a better oil. 10w30 forever, carry on! Question for you Memphis, what do you mean by a better oil for him to use?? In his cli
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: low resistance DMM suggestions by Donald @ 35 minutes 27 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: JetStarA VTVM is for High Z measurements as not to load the circuit under test. Read this http://www.testequipmentdepot.com/megger/pdf/low-resistance-testing.pdf We do low resistance testing on our avionics, known as bonding res
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Generator Questions / Comments by Vikas @ 35 minutes 54 seconds ago

Well, looks like I need to invest in more (and or bigger) cans! We do have extended outage at least once a air but I am not too comfortable stocking and rotating that much of gas in the garage. I am also trying my best to educate the household that
Motorcycles and Motorcycle Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Sprocket help by Smoky14 @ 37 minutes 27 seconds ago

Thanks for all the suggestions guys. I'm still in limbo over the chain; I sent it back to DID and they are either going to replace it or tell me to pound sand. So I'm without my bike for a couple weeks pending their decision. I can't understand the r
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Plastic Hub caps making noise by Klutch9 @ 37 minutes 28 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: Miller88Using a different tire size can't cause the hubcaps to make noise. Not unless the older tires had those 'rim guards', or fatter sidewall that flares out over the lip of the rim. Maybe this was putting a little pressure
Cooling System Fluids & Additives
Jump to new posts Re: Dealership radiator flush job by antiqueshell @ 39 minutes 20 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: LT4 VetteIf you want it done correctly ... Always do the job yourself. Basically that says it all. The auto repair industry is probably one of the most dishonest and incompetent in the entire country, and it is getting wors
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: I wish Wix filters had a textured grip! by Bluestream @ 40 minutes 42 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: jcwitOriginally Posted By: BluestreamOriginally Posted By: bdcardinalWhy would anyone want the textured grip? I have never seen a useful application for one on an oil filter. Just buy the proper tool to remove a filter and the
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Fram Ultra FAILURE by OVERKILL @ 41 minutes 40 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: telecatOriginally Posted By: Quattro PeteOriginally Posted By: telecatTHANK YOU! This IS what you get with such extended OCI/OFI. Jesus wept. Potential sludge issues aside, a filter should not have disintegrated like that, I
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: Beware of Chinese Craftsman wrenches by OVERKILL @ 42 minutes 41 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: hattOriginally Posted By: Trav Germany has proven that every industry is important and not every student can or should be a college grad, you need industry to provide jobs for everyone. Yep. For some reason we waste billion
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