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Automotive Lighting
Jump to new posts Re: Idiots Guide to Lighting by Wampahoofus @ 10/28/14 10:11 AM

Just what I was looking for! Thanks eljefino.
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: New Briggs oiling schedule by boraticus @ 10/28/14 10:03 AM

Originally Posted By: ShannowFord approached Castrol in the 60s when they were planning a "disposable" car, with the question of could they supply an engine oil that would last 25,000 miles. They offered that for a one off, single use lif
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Orders of Magnitude by sleddriver @ 10/28/14 10:01 AM

Very cool indeed! I remember watching Powers of 10 long ago in jr/sr high on a film projector. Pretty dang amazing! We were all mesmerized......definitely got our attention!
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: MOS2 for HEUI Powerstroke by cowhorse01 @ 10/28/14 09:45 AM

I didn't see it, but have you checked the condition of your glow plugs by OHMing them out? You shouldn't have to cycle twice to get it to start well in cold weather. You are right in that our systems are highly dependent on oil to run well and the in
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: Rotella vs.Motorcraft Story-Interesting by cowhorse01 @ 10/28/14 09:39 AM

Originally Posted By: Chris142Originally Posted By: RamblejamOriginally Posted By: Chris142Here Motorcraft oil is uber expensive...$23 a gallon @ A-Zone so I've never used it. The Walmart @ 20251 Hwy 18 in Apple Valley has both Motorcraft 15w-40 &a
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Quickstruts and my 2007 Escape.... by badtlc @ 10/28/14 09:10 AM

Originally Posted By: Eric SmithOriginally Posted By: badtlcafter watching a video on the replacement on youtube, I'm thinking I'll pay to get it done. I don't think I'm equipped to handle something going wrong or dealing with stuck/broken bolts. I
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Shearing and mobil 1 0w40 by timeau @ 10/28/14 08:19 AM

Originally Posted By: GuitarmageddonAm I worrying over nothing? Definitely. Also don't spend money is you are worrying about wearing only. I all the time push the idea that UOA are useless for wearing detection: big metal pieces are catched by oil f
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Anyone using Falken Ziex Ze950 A/S tires ? by UG_Passat @ 10/28/14 08:18 AM

I've had the Ziex Ze912 and I thought they were garbage. my buddy had the Azenis RT-615 on his WRX and loved them.
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: 2010 Malibu UOA PU 5W-30 8.7k opinions? by Motorking @ 10/28/14 07:36 AM

wow, we have been blamed for alot of issues but this is a first for putting sodium in the oil! Contact whomever tested your oil, they will have some suggestions about where it came from. And, we only put Franks Red Hot in our filters, no sodium!
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: Canadian Tire - 5L Castrol 0W40 & 5W40 - $28 by used_0il @ 10/28/14 05:49 AM

I hope my Belgian cousins are buying Norwegian base stocks and not Russian. RamShot Powder, Fabrique National and dark chocolate all embargo safe products.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Engine failure on wife's car. by riggaz @ 10/28/14 05:31 AM

Originally Posted By: kozanogluYou could have used synthetic instead of cheap oil... He was using fully synthetic Shell Ultra 5w-40... I think Fiat are quite keen to use 10w-40 semi synthetic oils only in these engines so they certainly have no pr
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: DEXTRON (yes, with a T!) by Shannow @ 10/28/14 04:07 AM

You can buy it in Indonesia http://www.id.total.com/en/lubricants/gear-brake-fluids-and-transmissions/atf-dextron-iii.html
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Electrically piloted thermostat???? by dirtroader @ 10/28/14 02:47 AM

Since your Peugeot shares an engine with the BMW Mini it's likely safe to assume #2. BMW's product line is rich with electrically-operated, computer-controlled thermostats. If you have access to a diagnostic code reader, you may find a code is set f
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: Setup to cut sheet metal by expat @ 10/28/14 01:13 AM

Originally Posted By: TravI have a huge 24" metal chop saw but there is no reason you cant fit a abrasive blade to a light duty one like a 10". Nice clean cuts, wear a respirator. http://www2.northerntool.com/cutoff-wheels-14.htm
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Keyless entry targeted by thieves by Garak @ 10/28/14 01:13 AM

Originally Posted By: RhymingmechanicAlmost as an afterthought, almost every time, they mention that the cars were unlocked. In small town Saskatchewan, there is simply no playing with high tech stuff or even screwdrivers. There are more than enough
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: using M1 High Mileage... having doubts, switch? by Big O Dave @ 10/28/14 01:12 AM

I'm in the auto repair business. It's quite common for Nissan V6's to develop leaks at the large O-Ring where the oil cooler adapter mounts to the engine block. I would not blame the oil.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Took the Amsoil plunge today. by GemStater @ 10/28/14 01:11 AM

Originally Posted By: davison0976To be fair, let's not forget that statistical analysis was done for Iron only and Amsoil/Pennzoil have a tie. But I believe Amsoil has a higher HTHS viscosity which can make it a better oil in terms of Copper wear, i.
Humor
Jump to new posts Trick or Treat Joke from the Grandsons. by MolaKule @ 10/28/14 12:36 AM

GS: Trick or Tweeeet! Me: Can you do a trick? GS: Yes. ME: What is it? GS: Igwana. ME: Iguana? GS: Yes, Igwana has weptile disfwunction! Where do they get this stuff?
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: 2005 Ford Explorer 4.6L Kendall 5W-20 by OneEyeJack @ 10/28/14 12:16 AM

Looks like you're on your way to having the engine outlast the body and all the accessories.
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Are Firestone filters decent enough to go 7500? by zorobabel @ 10/28/14 12:14 AM

About 3 years ago I bought a 97 Accord with plenty of miles on the odo. It came with Kendall oil and (I think 3593A) Firestone/Champion filter. The latest receipt I could find indicated that it had about 9k mi and 1 year on the oil/filter. That filte
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Will do, thanks. I changed it out recently with a Wix but down the road I am thinking about getting a K&N filter next time it needs replacing.
Automotive Lighting
Jump to new posts Re: Your favorite non-OEM halogen headlight bulb? by kaboom10 @ 10/27/14 11:56 PM

Went to an inexpensive HID setup. Love them and cost $60 for the pair.
Grease
Jump to new posts Re: Grease for injector seals? by anndel @ 10/27/14 11:49 PM

Thin film of SIL-GLYDE
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Parker Sweeper Parts by Merkava_4 @ 10/27/14 11:09 PM

If you're coming up dry on your search, it might be because your part numbers are wrong. This place has a lot of Parker parts, but their part numbers are totally different: https://www.intequipllc.com/store/brands/PAR
Heavy Equip. and Industrial Oils
Jump to new posts Re: Overheating or DPF Regeneration issue ? by Michael_P @ 10/27/14 10:59 PM

MaxxForce DT engines struggle to regen and can overheat when the EGR cooler goes bad. This is a known problem and International has extended the warranty on EGR coolers for some models.
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