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Oil Additives
Jump to new posts Re: BG 109 EPR for stuck rings by Alfa_Hadera @ 08/25/14 08:08 AM

Thanks Expat, JHZR2 and Jacek for your advice! 1. I will execute from cold. 2. I always think about doing a soak from the holes, but for the sake of isolation, I will try it (with a scope) after analyzing the results of the straightforward approach.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Post your current MPG by Benzadmiral @ 08/25/14 07:57 AM

E0 regular: 23.7 mpg. (The dash readout said 24.8 -- the largest gap between computer and calculation I've seen in the 7 months I've had the car.) This is only a little better than the 23 I saw a few months ago with E10 from Walmart, and that's som
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: dont use socks as an oil cap by exranger06 @ 08/25/14 07:56 AM

Holy thread resurrection! I did something similar to this once - I was changing the starter on my lawn tractor, and I had to remove the dipstick tube to do it. To prevent dirt and junk from getting into the engine, I plugged the hole with a paper to
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Trying Rotella in JD Kawasaki by hatt @ 08/25/14 07:50 AM

Originally Posted By: mrsilv04Originally Posted By: hattPretty sure no one mows in 10 below weather. If you're planning on using equipment in arctic conditions you may need different oil. For most people most of the time 15w-40 would be fine in a 18
Oil Additives
Jump to new posts Re: Question about LCD LPG-20 by demarpaint @ 08/25/14 07:47 AM

Originally Posted By: keesueI have no clue as to what it has over oil. I tried it because Molakule said he did some work with them and spoke favorably about the product(s). I like what I'm seeing so I thought I'd ask what others experienced. I'm a
Cooling System Fluids & Additives
Jump to new posts Re: Coolant for 68 plymouth 318 by ac_tc @ 08/25/14 07:46 AM

And you can get the fan setup from every mopar v8 that has a clutch setup as long as it doesent have a serpentine drive. A smblk truck is a good donor. If you for some reason fall in love with the serpentine setup be sure you use the waterpump thats
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Oil picks for a 99 Buick GS by Benzadmiral @ 08/25/14 07:45 AM

In my NA 3800 Park Avenue, I used Quaker State Defy 10W30 without problems. The 3800 is a no-drama engine when it comes to oil. Post a pic of the GS. It would interesting to compare it to today's Regal GS model.
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Rear diff oil Volvo XC90 by ac_tc @ 08/25/14 07:42 AM

Originally Posted By: V70tdiTnx Sounds like the M1 SHC 75w90 syntetic that i have at home will be fine. YES
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Italian tune-up and oil temperatures. by A_Harman @ 08/25/14 07:40 AM

My Corvette's oil temp sensor is in the main oil gallery after the oil filter. I don't have a sensor in the pan.
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: 69 corvette m-22 4spd oil rec by ac_tc @ 08/25/14 07:39 AM

Im kind of Leary about using a modern syn fluid in these old trannys. I once used syn in a mopar 833 gearbox and it started to shift really slow because of the oil that clung to the syncronisers, a shift back to ordinary 80w-140 gl4 solved that prob
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Drove a 3.6L Wrangler - WOW! by VNTS @ 08/25/14 07:02 AM

I meant JK, as Jeep guy you should know that LOL. Wife wants a JK Unlmited so doing some research. Sucks they are selling 20K units of these things a month, so no deals. Originally Posted By: jeepman3071Originally Posted By: VNTSI would guess the p
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: ATF For 1995 Jeep Cherokee XJ 4.0L I6 ? by Greasymechtech @ 08/25/14 06:36 AM

This transmission tolerates newer ATFs. Use any dexmerc ATF. Use a full synthetic if in your budget. MerconV and ATF+4 are affordable upgrades. The transmission needs a mild valve body mod, like the Transgo SK-340, to assist with its sloppy smoot
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Toyota has massive profits by SteveSRT8 @ 08/25/14 06:04 AM

Originally Posted By: dave1251The recall rate for Toyota has been trending upward for 5 years. Don't present opinion as fact. Dependability study. http://www.jdpower.com/press-releases/2014-vehicle-dependability-study Still 7th. http://wheels.bl
Aviation
Jump to new posts Re: Air / oil separator. . . . by Robster @ 08/25/14 03:55 AM

It's not consuming oil (i.e. burning), but with the sep installed, there was more venting out the breather. It seems like the sep system was pressurizing the crankcase more. Air Wolf says you need to properly place the outlet tube so it is in a neu
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
I presume the claim that it meets 229.1 and LL-98 is incorrect
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Low Fuel... serious questions... by Triton_330 @ 08/25/14 02:20 AM

Thanks. Sorry for any rudeness/condescension I may have seem to have used. I just got moved back into my dorm at college, and, well, my stress levels were pretty dang high. Alot of commotion, etc., what-with having had to get all my stuff unpacked
Computers
Jump to new posts Re: Windows XP Update trick by Garak @ 08/24/14 11:15 PM

Ahh, now I get you; you were being funny.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Originally Posted By: BrianCSo it could be that Mobil has chosen not to reformulate to meet the latest 2012 specs, or is in the process. I'm going to call it a labeling error. While XOM and Imperial Oil aren't quite as frugal when it comes to labeli
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Diesel Cars/Vans/SUVs
Originally Posted By: virginoilIs darkening of the exhaust tail pipe deposits typical when you switch to a mixed fleet oil for petrol and light diesel? I haven't seen such a thing. As for your ash comment, I don't know. Finding something pre-CJ-4 h
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: spilled oil when topping off after oil change by BlueOvalFitter @ 08/24/14 10:39 PM

Originally Posted By: ram_manNo your fine. Get a can of break clean and clean up your mess yo avoid burning smell. ^^^^^^ This. ^^^^^^
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: who makes poulan 2 stroke oil? by FastGame @ 08/24/14 10:16 PM

Originally Posted By: WarstudMy Poulan 2 cycle oil says HOC...which is Husqvarna. The question now is who makes it for Husqvarna? For a long time Spectrum Oil was the blender for Poulan, Husqvarna and others. Don't know if they are the blender toda
Oil Additives
Jump to new posts Re: What does Liqui-Moly CERATEC do? by vintageant @ 08/24/14 09:44 PM

After following all the Liqui-Moly Ceratec and MOS2 threads for months, I finally added 150 ml Ceratec to the 2.5 liters fresh HDEO 15W-40 in the Beetle today. The opaque cafe au lait color was a surprise to me! Will be very interested to see what
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Does SAE grad even matter in a splash lubed engine by PhilsSmallEngine @ 08/24/14 08:55 PM

The viscosity isn't the primary issue with splash lubed engines. The primary issue is with maintaining proper levels, not operating it with water or debris contamination and then proper viscosity is on the back burner. Anything up to 40 weight is acc
Oil Filters
I just looked up The Purolator filters since they make the Motocraft filters. For my 2002 Focus with a ZTEC The application guide shows the L20195 and PL20195 as the filter to use. They show the SOHC engine using the same filters. The cross reference
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: EBAY a CAR ??!!?? by qjohn @ 08/24/14 08:34 PM

I sold my last 5 cars on ebay. What is nice is you get market value and the car is usually sold in a week. The fees are reasonable. Have lots of well-lit pictures, I set my camera to fill in flash on overcast day for best results. Open all the door
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