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Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Startup Knock by 95busa @ 10/20/14 09:48 PM

Never know about this stuff. My wife's Pacifica was tapping at 50K miles. Bad followers. New follower/rocker arm assembly on one cylinder head and she's good to go. It seems to use oil though. 5.5qt fill, I topped it up with maybe half a quart in abo
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Pep Boys Oil Sale/Closeout! by Wolf359 @ 10/20/14 09:17 PM

A lot of people tend to forget that while the cost of the item might be 40-60% of retail, once they factor in overhead like salaries, the lease etc., the actual profit margin on an item is really only 5-10%. All you have to do is look up a major comp
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: echo saw wont start. by fixit301 @ 10/20/14 09:12 PM

I gut the cats on chainsaws. They need to be fattened up afterwards, but they run so much better!
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Amsoil Severe Gear 75w90 vs 75w110 by rraiderr @ 10/20/14 08:25 PM

I have used severe gear in my last 5 trucks I towed with. Very stout stuff. Works awesome.
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: Rhino Gear RhinoRamp (and RhinoRamp MAX) by NormanBuntz @ 10/20/14 07:48 PM

I have a set of Rhinos that are 20+ years old. After about 15 years the rubber feet dried out and allowed the ramps to slide on the garage floor. Now I use a piece of rubber carpet padding under each ramp to prevent slipping. The Rhino company went
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Yeah, those Toyota V8's are something else, like you said, tight, and very durable.
Jump to new posts Re: Moly and wheel bearings. Yes I've searched by willbur @ 10/20/14 06:41 PM

There were three schools of thought on this: one held that no moly was best,another that a little is ok (like you)and the last believed no limit on moly-it was all good. Take your pick but I would think Ford can be trusted over internet experts.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Best current production metal jerry gas cans? by hattaresguy @ 10/20/14 06:07 PM

Eagle, they have a funnel on them and don't fall over in your truck bed. Those jerry cans are built for mounting on German military vehicles, so unless your on expedition they are kind of pointless. The Eagles you can throw in your bed, are prope
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Mail Delivery Problem by Scott_mi @ 10/20/14 06:03 PM

Any update on this?
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: Is there a better fuel stabizer out there today? by forcedtalon @ 10/20/14 05:48 PM

What I ended up using this year is a good dose of star tron and lucas fuel lube for the cylinder walls. My car is stored in a heated garage so I really dont have to worry about condensation but a dry start up I dont like. I could fog each cylinder bu
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Oil Extractor -Hand Pump - Anyone use?? by dlundblad @ 10/20/14 05:39 PM

I bought the HF one for gear oil changes, but I plan on using it for the 13hp honda on the pressure washer too. Its a messy pain to turn sideways and drain. I also have an electric one from Northern Tool that works pretty good.. It just uses a lot
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: TRD oil filters by chiefsfan1 @ 10/20/14 05:27 PM

Ok thanks all. I did some searching, saw a NAPA Platinum as well. It is a cartridge filter.
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: AAP Current Active Codes. by dlundblad @ 10/20/14 05:10 PM is a good place to start. They are good for HF freebee coupons too.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Anyone using 0w20 in GM 3.1/3.8 5w30 apps? by 901Memphis @ 10/20/14 04:28 PM

I know 20 grades do shear, but I understand it Di and turbo are the biggest culprits. From my personal uoa In my buick I saw zero shearing of PP 5w30 and 0 fuel, so I hope to not see the problems in my application. I was actually surprised by
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Interference diesel engine by MDettling @ 10/20/14 03:55 PM

So it would be safe to assume all the valves are squished (if they open straight up and down) and the pistons may be OK? It was towed to a shop for diagnosis that said 0 compression in #1. They didn't button everything up. Turned the camshaft a
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Poulan repairs by buck91 @ 10/20/14 03:31 PM

Seems to bog when warm if i go to open choke but runs great at half choke otherwise. Must need a slight carb tweak but otherwise runs well.
Jump to new posts Re: Most reliable diesel pick up? by SteveSRT8 @ 10/20/14 03:27 PM

Oh yes it is! And get this: Wifey averaged 16.7 mpg today across 156 miles of stop and go home therapy driving! With only 200 miles on the truck the mileage is already pretty good!
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: Gulf Racing 5W60 by 29662 @ 10/20/14 03:17 PM

It states that it can be used in 4t motorcycles. If I could find it at a decent price I'd give it a try as a summer oil. Fat chance though. Has a pretty respectabale pour point of -45 C., for a 5-60.
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: What weight oil for MB CLK 320? by splinter @ 10/20/14 02:44 PM

^ Any 229.5 approved oil will suffice. It's a challenging specification to obtain. Dash readout in ‘dyno mode’: ATF fill:
Oil Analysis - General Questions
Jump to new posts Lubricheck experiences? by Apollo14 @ 10/20/14 02:39 PM

I saw a couple of threads where people had purchased the Lubricheck or it's predecessor. For those who don't know, these are the devices that let you check your TBN at home. What are people's experiences with them? Out of everything measured in a
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Price of OPE Oil by HangFire @ 10/20/14 02:19 PM

I have enough leftovers from auto oil changes that I never lack for OPE oil (4-stroke, anyway).
Tool Time
Can you cut a drill bit down to 1" or so and leave only the depth you want to go to sticking out of the chuck? I've had to do that before in a tight spot a full length bit wouldn't fit; I got a cheap throwaway bit to use that one time and then
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Looking for brake pads recommendations... by HangFire @ 10/20/14 01:34 PM

Originally Posted By: badtlcThe priority list goes as such: 1) Stopping 2) Low dust 3) Price 4) Life This is for the wife's car so safety first. The best advice (I found here) is avoid EE and FE fade rated brakes, and buy FF or better (though GG a
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: is there an advantage to exercise spare tires? by friendly_jacek @ 10/20/14 01:24 PM

Originally Posted By: bernieddYou're correct in that tires that sit a lot are more susceptible to dry rot compared to tires that move. The tire is impregnated with oils and waxes that migrate and preserve the rubber when it flexes as it rolls. Th
Jump to new posts Re: most difficult vehicle for repairs? by Hokiefyd @ 10/20/14 01:23 PM

Originally Posted By: GuitarmageddonAudi b7s4 timing chain system... hope it never needs to be replaced, but a guide will most likely break sooner or later. BTW, that is all on the BACK on the engine and it needs to be pulled to be replaced. I can't
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