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Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Does this estimate sound reasonable (brakes)? by Bgallagher @ 06/23/16 09:10 AM

Originally Posted By: rsylvstr A bit high since you're supplying all the parts I think. And the fact you're supplying parts, there will be no warranty This was my thoughts as well. I would shop around.
Boat/PWC Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Must pump the gas several times to start by philipp10 @ 06/23/16 08:51 AM

Originally Posted By: kc8adutime to rebuild. get a brass float and pay particular attention to the leakdown fix. i wirewheel the plugs with a dremel and coat area with jbweld in addition to the stuff in the kit. the leaking plugs empty the bowl after
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: General Tire Altimax Arctic by John_Conrad @ 06/23/16 08:46 AM

Had thought about the narrower tire for the snow, but wally world likely won't do it. If I remember correctly my sticker on the door lists only the P205/70R15 and the P215/65R15 as tire options for this vehicle. i have used narrower 14" snow t
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
Jump to new posts Re: Oil question for 385 Stroker by mazdamonky @ 06/23/16 08:35 AM

My vote is a good synthetic 10w30 such as Pennzoil Ultra, Castrol Edge, or Mobil 1 or an HDEO Semisynthetic 10w30 or or full synthetic 5w40 such as Rotella or Delo.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Reporting Tree Resting on Power Line by Kestas @ 06/23/16 08:23 AM

Originally Posted By: HTSS_TRIf I encounter someone fainted to the ground and stay down for a minute or two I will call 911. I will not touch him/her because I don't know anything about medicine and don't know what to do. I would recommend first aid
Oil Industry and Related News
Jump to new posts Re: California bans sale of obsolete motor oil by spackard @ 06/23/16 08:10 AM

What about buying a motorcycle oil instead?
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Pentastar - Which flavor? by Robster @ 06/23/16 07:33 AM

I currently use Quaker State 5w-20 synthetic (QSUD) in my 3.6L Ram--it seems to run great, with no perceivable consumption. I'm switching to Amsoil OEM 5w-20 on the next change, but not because I'm dissatisfied with the the QSUD. Originally Poste
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Oil Shelf Life by Garak @ 06/23/16 07:22 AM

Now I'm going to have to get a paint shaker to ensure I get all the additives mixed in, then filter it, before pouring, through something that will get me down effectively to 5 microns or less. That shouldn't be a problem at all, right?
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Pennzoil Straight 30 by zeng @ 06/23/16 07:09 AM

For SAE 30 SN (similar to a 0/5/10W40 SN), there is no maximum limit on Sulphur as well as Phosphorous.
OTC and Third Party Oil Additives
Jump to new posts Re: MoS2 video of John Bowe's 351(C) race engine by Prune_Juice @ 06/23/16 06:56 AM

Originally Posted By: Marco620Wow! Gonna stick to using Lubegard Biotech. I did use mos2 in my hyundai accent and it ran very well with pennzoil/quaker state synthetic 5w30. Great video. Guess moly is the real deal huh? Lubro-Moly Mos2 is regarded
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Thunderstorms & Power Outages by Prune_Juice @ 06/23/16 06:54 AM

Rained hard here plus lightning.. Now its sunny and getting hot.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: NBA Final Game 7 by grampi @ 06/23/16 06:48 AM

Originally Posted By: SeaJayOriginally Posted By: VeeDubbOriginally Posted By: grampiOriginally Posted By: VeeDubbBased on these stats, nobody can objectively claim that MJ is hands down better than Lebron and it's not even close. Based on watching
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: what do you think about Brian Tracy by Mr Nice @ 06/23/16 05:50 AM

Few Americans have a $1,000,000 in their bank / brokerage / retirement account. You can get to that goal if you budget and invest.
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: How often do you detail and what do you use? by demarpaint @ 06/23/16 05:44 AM

^^ Nice job! I detailed my engine bay, and now prior to changing my oil I take my compressor and blow the dust and dirt off of everything instead of letting it build up. So far so good.
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: Torque Sticks go way over Spec. Feedback ? by Garak @ 06/23/16 02:26 AM

Originally Posted By: punisherMinority report here....used torque sticks (the FoMoCo "Rotunda" set) for 10 years in the shop. I would suspect your experience goes a long way in helping that out. Someone new to impact wrenches, let alone to
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: 2 ton jack stands $5.91 @ walmart by HTSS_TR @ 06/23/16 02:03 AM

Originally Posted By: KruseI think I'll pass on any online purchases from WM that involve customer pickup. Problem with Walmart delivery is, when you're shorted change in quantity, it will be hard to prove when you take those item to local WM for ret
Cabin Air Filters
Jump to new posts Re: 2014 Toyota Innova CAF by mjoekingz28 @ 06/23/16 01:24 AM

Way to go Friend! I hate when they go for so long they are terrible to look at. We need to catch them BEFORE they get in bad shape. Make sure the fiberous materials are of good quality (as they should be- I hope noone is making asbestos laden fil
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: The California Duster...SAFE? by HTSS_TR @ 06/23/16 01:16 AM

Originally Posted By: demarpaintOriginally Posted By: Prune_JuiceOriginally Posted By: SumpChumpIs it safe to use a California duster or is it a gimmick from the 80's? I waxed a car about 36 hours ago and it wasnt driven but sat and got pollen andca
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: Total Quartz Ineo MC3 5W30 by Gene K @ 06/23/16 12:09 AM

Originally Posted By: CATERHAM That antiquated grade has no business in your tight modern engine. Your oil pump will be deep in relief reducing oil flow and raising oil temp's. A bad idea that I know a Corvette race engineer would quickly dismiss.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Originally Posted By: mazdamonkyMy vote goes toward fix the leak, if it doesn't require the oil to be drained, such as by an oil pan drop, then extend your OCI to 7500 plus miles. 10k on the next OCI I dont think 10,000 miles is a good idea on the
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
Jump to new posts Re: New in-car footage: Autobahn CC south track by Mitch Alsup @ 06/22/16 10:40 PM

Originally Posted By: dparmOriginally Posted By: Mitch AlsupAs an HPDE instructor: You could take at least 2 seconds off your lap time by overdriving the car less. As a lover of fine automobiles: Your car will last longer if you take the first lap
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Can oil flow backwards through an oil filter? by ZeeOSix @ 06/22/16 10:25 PM

Technically, if the ADBV sealed well with the oil pressure pushing on its backside, then the engine wouldn't have gotten any oil flow. The oil pump probably hit pressure relief since the flow was blocked off by the ADBV. If the ADBV couldn't take t
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: What's that noise by tbm3fan @ 06/22/16 09:59 PM

Leaning towards a lifter not doing it's thing. Noise seems to emanate directly below the intake manifold and not off to the side valve covers. Ran the car, removing one plug at a time, and there was no change in the noise. Really beginning to irritat
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: Delo 400 Severe Duty? by BrocLuno @ 06/22/16 09:52 PM

Hey, my Pete was bigger than your Pete Well not really, it was a 1960 Narrow Nose, so just sleeker, with "classical Lines"
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: Help me choose between oils please by BrocLuno @ 06/22/16 09:50 PM

That looks like serious additive challenge to me. I need more ... Yeah, I think that's a pretty good residual add pak. But that Schaefer stuff is just not for everyone
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