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Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Micro guard Gl14609 150 hours by robo339 @ 05/28/16 12:44 AM

Originally Posted By: sw99Originally Posted By: robo339 From wixs look up it shows they are the same fuel filter If you want to pay shipping I'll send them to you. I sent you a pm just let me know cost and how you wanna be paid
Technical and White Papers
Originally Posted By: WheelIs there a reason they don't use a hydraulic tensioner with an idler gear in a chain application ? The over designed Yamaha XS650 engine used an idler spocket on the tensioner. Inside the timing chest of the problematic G
Cabin Air Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Stealerships and cabin filters by maximus @ 05/28/16 12:12 AM

Originally Posted By: EddieWhen I was young, dealerships would change filters as a courtesy, but, expect a TIP. Now dealers charge for everything. No one can change any filter in less than ~ 20+ minutes at a service dept. Get the vehicle from the own
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: Itching to change my oil by troutwest66 @ 05/27/16 11:51 PM

Chris, I just traded off my '94 7.3 IDI and I changed the oil every 3K period and it has 170K on the motor and never opened up. I used Delo 400 15W-40 with no issues all year in northern Idaho. That's my suggestion with the 6.9 since the 7.3 is more
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Milk intolerance question by Brybo86 @ 05/27/16 11:31 PM

Originally Posted By: YupI heard rumors if you filter the milk through a Fram Ultra before you drink it you'll filter the lactose out... Haha! And he's only been here a year? I'm impressed with his spot on humor
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Buy a MityVac or the generic knockoff for about $35. Makes one man bleeding a breeze.
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: Turtle Wax Passed The Test by RevRider @ 05/27/16 10:26 PM

Hey MRtv, Thanks for your response. I liked your 2nd paragraph, I feel the same way. I'm 59 years old, and I grew up with TW, and Valvoline oil, wisdom passed down from my father.. I love cars of the 60's and early 70's, and I love motorcyc
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: Jerry Cans by Merkava_4 @ 05/27/16 10:16 PM

Originally Posted By: Randyou just trolled someone who was trolling. LOL!!
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Micro Guard Filter by sw99 @ 05/27/16 10:06 PM

Originally Posted By: Jason1221Are Micro Guard filters from Oreilly worth using on a small mower engine? Yes, I use them in my cars all the time and never any issues.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: How a car without oil sounds like by linkbelt @ 05/27/16 09:32 PM

Maybe a candidate for a jiffy lube franchise?
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: ProSelect Oil Filter???? by KCJeep @ 05/27/16 09:17 PM

While the Proselect and Silvers use nitrile ADBV's which are often considered less than ideal for winter, I have never had the slightest start up problems with them even in the coldest of weather.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Originally Posted By: SatinSilverOriginally Posted By: DoogUPDATE Ok so I searched the internet on YouTube and found several videos about the dreaded I figured WTH? Got one at AAP for $5.99 and VOILA!! The compressor came on and it start
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: The world's most harrowing route to school by supton @ 05/27/16 08:54 PM

When I moved to rural Maine, we walked to school. Heck, when a couple of us were high schoolers but before car ownership, we'd sneak off for a cig before school. There were a couple of places to do that on the way. Right now the wife drives the ki
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Pennzoil Platinum High Mileage ATF Data? by Carmudgeon @ 05/27/16 08:37 PM

Originally Posted By: SavagePatch Or where to buy it? I've seen the Pennzoil Platinum ATF (all three varieties) at Pep Boys. I sent an email to support asking for a data sheet. We'll see. Originally Posted By: bmwtechguyI don't have what you are
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: What polish/wax to apply before Collinite 845 by jimbrewer @ 05/27/16 08:19 PM

I used Chemical Guys acrylic glaze and got a very long lasting result when followed by Collinite 476. Of course paint was in good condition to begin. I think it gave the Collinite good purchase (grip). I have to think there's glaze as in doughnut
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: TV logos by eljefino @ 05/27/16 07:56 PM

Funny anecdote, some deal with "Jurassic Park" (the original) means it must air without any bug. At the TV station I had to run a lower third graphic for lottery results every night at 7:30. I keyed it in on time, over an episode of "
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
They also had 5x 5 gallon buckets for $119.99.
Technical and White Papers
Originally Posted By: Koz1Would a After treatment fix this. After total mixing heat treating the oil before final packaging? You could do it with pressure to account for the actual in use forces? I've though that before, would probably nned frictio
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
I wouldn't worry terribly much, as long as you've got the certification and viscosity you need, and UOAs on different vehicles have limited utility. Not overpaying is a good starting point.
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: New used tires by eljefino @ 05/27/16 06:18 PM

I've done well with used tires in crummy passenger commodity sizes like 195/65/15. I drive 10-15 year old economy cars and these same cars are getting junked due to rust, so I get their tires at the junkyard. If I had something that took expensive
OTC and Third Party Oil Additives
Jump to new posts Re: Positive results with BG109 by jk_636 @ 05/27/16 05:46 PM

BG makes great stuff! Never had anything but good results with all of their products!
Items For Sale
Just so others know, the Champlain Valley (of Lake Champlain) makes up most of the border between New York and Vermont and is beautiful. It's where you want to be during the 2nd week of October for what are usually THE BEST Autumn colors. HINTS: Rt
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Wix : 10k miles? (also comparison question) by Nate1979 @ 05/27/16 04:41 PM

Originally Posted By: threeputtparCheck out Rock Auto for your specific vehicle. I just picked up 5 CARQUEST Blue filters for the cars in my sig for 1.42 each. I was already buying brake pads on closeout so the filters were in the same warehouse and
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Thanks for the input. I would like to stick with the M1 0w-40 but I'm unsure about the new FS formula vs the old stuff. Might try the Castrol 0w-40. I don't want to go anything above that so I'd prefer to stay with either a 5w-30 or 0w-40 since it do
OTC and Third Party Oil Additives
Originally Posted By: Marco620Dont use MMO. Try Motor Oil Saver/LM Mos2 from Liquimoly.Its got esters and the Mos2 will cling to carbon along a good oil with short oci. Grab a good filter too. No engine flushes,just asking for problems lol. What d
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