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Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Which one to choose ? by bbhero @ 03/24/15 07:06 PM

I agree to stick with Mobil 1.. Far easier to find than the unicorn blood of the Pennzoil Ultra. Their products are very good as evidenced by your own experience
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Radiator leaking after tranmissn job by Chris142 @ 03/24/15 06:48 PM

The 1719 has been replaced by the 1718.
Humor
Jump to new posts Re: Old car guys by OneEyeJack @ 03/24/15 06:37 PM

BMW sells an electric vehicle and they strongly discourage the owner from opening the hood or touching anything not in the cockpit. Self service for this vehicle does not exist.
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid 2.5L Motorcraft Syn 5k by Lillikai @ 03/24/15 06:21 PM

Comparing both uoas. Wear wise the Motorcraft looks slightly better, but the Toyota oil held up better looking at the TBN. Both seem to have done the job, and thats what really matters Both are great reports.
Consumer Electronics
Jump to new posts Re: Apple watch? by Mystic @ 03/24/15 06:09 PM

You know what, it is kind of shutter madness!
Power Sports
Jump to new posts Re: Going through a '95 Polaris by 55Test @ 03/24/15 06:07 PM

they have a semi transparent plastic tank so you shouldn't have any rust problems in the tank. Carb might be gummed up a bit though
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: 12 Beetle and Eos by edyvw @ 03/24/15 05:39 PM

Originally Posted By: Kamele0NOriginally Posted By: simple_gifts"Regular" mobil 1 5w-30 does not carry the VW approval (VW502) Mobil 1 0w-40 does; that is why people use that. You should read your owners manual on the proper oil to use.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: What would you monitor from OBDII? by Vikas @ 03/24/15 05:30 PM

I call scangauge/ultraguage devices as "naggers"; imagine your significant other or worse your boss bugging you to give updates all the time about your whereabouts or the project you are working on. Won't you be peeved? I bet ECM feels t
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Our '01 Focus has 5W-20 recommended. Having written that, I've also used 5W-30 and 10W-30 in it and it makes no difference I can see. I don't think that these engines are picky about oil grade, but then most aren't.
Virgin Oil Analysis - PCMO/HDEO
Jump to new posts Re: Lucas Oil Stabilizer by guyonearth @ 03/24/15 04:43 PM

Are we allowed to laugh at stuff like this, or is that considered impolite? What is the fascination people have with putting snake oil additives into their motor oil that are actually inferior to the oil itself? I don't get it.
Oil Additives
Jump to new posts Re: One final time, Motorkote by dustyroads @ 03/24/15 04:26 PM

Originally Posted By: OneEyeJackI guess that there's no one among BITOG members that knows enough about MotorKote to comment other than the no additive comments. I don't have any hard core, scientific info for ya. I have mentioned before that I use
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: VWB - All Flavors, $3.49 by dlundblad @ 03/24/15 03:40 PM

Somewhat decent for individual quarts, but WM has the jugs for $14.98 IIRC. HTH someone.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Diesel Cars/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 507 approved oil with the highest VI by Shannow @ 03/24/15 03:24 PM

Originally Posted By: CATERHAMHow is a 12cSt KV100, 3.5cP HTHSV 0W-30 which is as close to a 40 grade oil as makes little difference "way too thin for a light duty 2L diesel"? In Europe where small diesels are very common even lighter C2 0
Humor
Jump to new posts Re: funny by Kuato @ 03/24/15 03:12 PM

Nice!
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: Redline for N54 BMW engine? by Shannow @ 03/24/15 03:10 PM

To be fair on Penrite, they DO have a range of Approved Lubricants http://www.penriteoil.com.au/manufacture_approvals.php And looking at the approval docs gives an example of how "expensive" the testing regime is to the likes of Penrite.
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: Recommendation floor/trolley jack by Stewie @ 03/24/15 01:55 PM

Originally Posted By: expatOriginally Posted By: StewieI saw this one but it is a no name brand "certified" never head of them http://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/automo...n-0091039p.html Give it a try and see how you like it! Canadian Ti
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Swiss Automaton by Mystic @ 03/24/15 01:55 PM

Hotwheels said the following: 'Switzerland is a voluntary nation, a concept and example from which other cultural melting pots could benefit, if they weren't instead more interested in being devisive.' 'Complete sentences help establishing context
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: 2015 Nissan Murano AWD lock feature gone by rjundi @ 03/24/15 01:34 PM

AWD lock(software based) is very good feature for deep snow or mud in a tough driveway. My sister used to have such a hard time in her 2008 RAV4 at our families vacation home driveway(1/4 mile gravel across open field ) until she discovered that &quo
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Volvo SC-901 HU_Fixed CD Skipping by sleddriver @ 03/24/15 01:25 PM

Recently, I'd noticed more than a few CD's that were either skipping or where the TOC wasn't able to be read and the 901 would eject it, switching to another disc. I also noticed that even over mild bumps, the player would often skip. So last night,
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Is Castrol Magnatec their top of the line? by slacktide_bitog @ 03/24/15 01:18 PM

Originally Posted By: RedpatchesI prefer using Edge as it's their full synthetic. Still I'm sure Magnatec is good product. Magnatec is full synthetic in 0w20 and 5w20.
Foods/Cooking/Beverages
Jump to new posts Re: gluten-free? by friendly_jacek @ 03/24/15 12:51 PM

Originally Posted By: IndyIanOriginally Posted By: friendly_jacek that food pyramid thing has been discontinued for some time now. it was never based on any science. I've heard it was phased in mostly due to insistence of agro industry lobbyists.
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Purolator L22500 @ 10,000 miles by DavidJones @ 03/24/15 12:34 PM

Originally Posted By: slacktide_bitogDid you get the date code by any chance? No date code. I suspect it was fairly "fresh". My business is just down the strip center from a VERY busy Walmart and I bought the L22500's (6) I've used there
Computers
Jump to new posts Re: raspberry vs arduino for 6th graders by Jimzz @ 03/24/15 11:22 AM

I lean toward the newer raspberry. It has a newer gen chip so the coding they would do on that would be almost the same as what they would do on any other ARM based system like Android or Windows for ARM.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 2015 Oil Comparison Chart by Garak @ 03/24/15 11:00 AM

MRV is mini-rotor viscometer, which is a very useful measure for cold cranking. CCS is cold cranking simulator. There is probably information at the front page here, on the PQIA website, probably places like Afton, and the ASTM website, though the
Cooling System Fluids & Additives
Originally Posted By: Y_K Spare me your histrionics, no point in taking everything so seriously. Japanese reign supreme in quite a few other departments. Anybody aside from BASF offers tap water resistant formulation this good at the cost level?
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