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Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Chevron Supreme $1.74/QT Fred Meyer by Scout1 @ 11/27/15 09:16 AM

This morning (Black Friday) pretty good deal at the local Fred Meyer, they had all weights of Chevron Supreme on sale for $1.74/QT half price of what they normally charge.
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: $.99 LED Light Bulbs by Zhukov @ 11/27/15 09:04 AM

Originally Posted By: MNL"Lasts for 2,000 hours" That's very poor for LED bulbs. A good 60W incandescent bulb last about 3,000 hours. Most 60W Equivalent CFL Light Bulb are rated for about 10,000 hours and most 60W Equivalent LED bulb are
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Hi double vanos. Yes that is my usual practice, though this car is less an unknown than the typical used car. It is an inheritance of sorts and I have driven it before. It has been religiously serviced by one of three dealers every 5000 miles. If thi
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Timelines of introduction of: a )Hypoid gear (axles) by Gleason Works in 1925 ; b )API GL-4 and MIL-L-2105 specs in 1943/1948; Subsequently updated to : c )API GL-5 and MIL-L-2105A in 1957. Note: Some GL-4's in 1948 contains limited slip additiv
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: Fuel power still being used? by 86cutlass307 @ 11/27/15 08:12 AM

I began using FP Plus in my Cutlass and Tacoma a few years ago, I saw the most benefit in the Tacoma...smoother idle, easier/quicker starting. We bought a 2014 Accord Sedan that my wife drives a lot of highway miles for her job and except for the fi
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: F-150 5.0, Mobil 1 5W-20, 7k miles by Tones @ 11/27/15 07:48 AM

Originally Posted By: buck91What was the remaining life on your iolm? I honestly don't know as I don't pay much attention to it. It is more of a nuisance than a help if you maintain a regular schedule. Agree on the NapaGold/Wix filters. When comp
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: Mobil 1 HM 5w30, 8100mi, 99 Civic 213k by bigt61 @ 11/27/15 07:46 AM

If Blackstone says you're OK to 10k, you should go there. It's an easy # to remember. Great report.
Heavy Equip. and Industrial Oils
Jump to new posts Re: Air tool oil by Trav @ 11/27/15 07:33 AM

+1 me neither.
Jump to new posts Re: Major W10 patch? by asand1 @ 11/27/15 07:16 AM

Originally Posted By: gathermewoolOriginally Posted By: EddieI saw a news article on a new major W10 patch/update coming. Is there any other information available? My W10 is running stable and reliably and I'm of the mind- set that if it works well,
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: tires with no date code by CapriRacer @ 11/27/15 06:51 AM

Originally Posted By: suptonI thought they had to stamp both sides of the tire now? I know they didn't, but I thought both had to be now. The rule is the first part pf the DOT code has to be on both sides, but the date code only needs to be on the
Photo Section
Jump to new posts Re: Tonight's Moon by eljefino @ 11/27/15 06:02 AM

I was bracketing, and also wanted to close the iris in case it helped with any optical defects. I did use "live view" which holds the mirror up... on some of my shots, but I don't recall if this was one of them. I know it's "daytime
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
Jump to new posts Re: Evolution of F1 fuels by Garak @ 11/27/15 05:07 AM

There is a claim that Shell's fuel tweaks for Ferrari have resulted in a 0.5 second per lap gain. Originally Posted By: WhitewolfWhen I went to do something inside the tank Nigel, slightly alarmed, said to me, referring to the fuel, "don't put
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
Jump to new posts Re: F1 - 2015 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by Garak @ 11/27/15 05:02 AM

They're giving Bernie a lot of credit for paying off bills for Lotus, since they were locked out of the pit facilities.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Originally Posted By: Bandito440 His threads usually turn into a blog, documenting all of his disastrous decisions. That could go on his tombstone someday.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Car Battery Date Codes What Do They Mean K3 by artbuc @ 11/27/15 03:29 AM

Originally Posted By: DuckRyderI believe East Penn uses that format... Not sure about Exide. All of the JCI I've seen have a simple month and year. East Penn skips the letter "I" to avoid mistaking it for the number "1". So th
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Aussie GTX half price by SR5 @ 11/27/15 02:35 AM

Hi Crinkles, It's a great price for a name brand oil in Australia. The good thing about Repco sales, is they get in lots of stock and they keep restocking the shelves. So it's not just for the lucky few that get in early.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Easy DIY Rusproofing by Shark @ 11/26/15 10:54 PM

Originally Posted By: demarpaintOriginally Posted By: SharkI'm going to do this for my girlfriends wrangler, since almost nothing seems to be able to keep it from rusting. The million dollar question is; put it in my Wagner paint gun or my pesticide
Firearms: Lubes, Cleaners, & Maintenance
Jump to new posts Re: US equivalent to Waffenfett by Sequoiasoon @ 11/26/15 10:27 PM

I don't know if if would apply to something like this. I recall every couple years using teak or rosewood on my parents wall unit that they bought in Germany. It was always a weekend long project. Oil all of it, let soak, wipe off excess. 50 years l
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: When should I change my car battery? by The Critic @ 11/26/15 10:13 PM

I am curious if mileage/usage has an effect on the battery's lifespan. The auxiliary 12v battery (which does not start the vehicle) in my 2011 Prius had 15% less CCA and 15% more impedance than a new one. The car had almost 120,000 miles, which is
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: '67 Chevy mid motor van parts? by cjcride @ 11/26/15 09:01 PM

General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Brain Scientist suffers stroke and explains by Panzerman @ 11/26/15 08:25 PM

Simpler terms, I am talking about the brain. She is breaking it down on left side and right side. I am asking is she is looking at this as quite human good side, feelings of love, hate emotions and aspirations etc... What about the normal healthy peo
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Originally Posted By: JustinHAgreed, you can buy a bluetooth obd2 scanner for like 10 bucks, and run it with a cheapo android smartphone or tablet. Best investment ever. Amazon for $10-15.
Engine Oil Filters
I prefer the basic Toyota OEM filter over the TRD version for most applications given the big price difference between them... but no on can argue that this TRD filter is not a very high quality filter.
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: General Altimax Artic Studded by Miller88 @ 11/26/15 07:06 PM

Studs are noisey. But you will be going like a tracked vehicle when it's icy out !
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: 36 Pack Batteries AA and AAA $5.97 by SubLGT @ 11/26/15 07:05 PM 30 AA plus 30 AAA, from Rayovac, for $9.88 Ace Hardware also has Rayovacs on sale with a big discount
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