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Jump to new posts Re: Recommendations for Linux by Hokiefyd @ 09/15/14 07:18 AM

I just watched the Elementary OS video on their website. VERY NICE!
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Things I've learned from wrenching by stranger706 @ 09/15/14 07:12 AM

Working on aircraft in the military, in the south, I learned real quick what was and was not important. Every morning after the briefing and everyone had their job cards, there was a mad rush to get the fans, radio and a/c carts. Who cares what to
Jump to new posts Re: Ford Edge - opinions? by Hokiefyd @ 09/15/14 07:07 AM

What kind of towing capacity are you after, and what is your budget, if you don't mind me asking? There are probably other choices that will fit your needs better than an Edge. If you tow often, even smaller loads, then I'd recommend something base
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: P420 code 2002 Toyota Camry 4cyl by Trav @ 09/15/14 06:38 AM

Lots of defective OE cats were in service from many manufacturers, VW had huge problems with the cats just breaking into small pieces and plugging the muffler. Nissan had a real fiasco with the 2.5 but these are not normal cats to begin with, they w
Automotive Lighting
Jump to new posts Re: New Battery by Hollow @ 09/15/14 04:39 AM

Hope it works well. I had to replace my Everstart battery due to leakage. WM swapped it no problems, but it was only 18 months old. Time will tell how the replacement goes. Functionally, it has been a fine battery.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 1970 Mk III hot engine, hard to start by Colt45ws @ 09/15/14 04:14 AM

Originally Posted By: fprachaOriginally Posted By: sasilverbulletCar starts and runs great except when hot and sits for 15 min or so. Starting it takes quite a few cranks and when it fires, it seems to be running on two cylinders. I have to baby the
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: 2000 Honda Accord, Fram Ultra, and Val HM by BlueOvalFitter @ 09/15/14 03:39 AM

Originally Posted By: jk_636Good looking filter! Dont let them give you a hard time about the 3k OCI. If that is what you feel comfortable with, stick with it. Could your oil and filter go farther? Possible. But obviously what you are doing is wo
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: car won't start... by fpracha @ 09/15/14 03:37 AM

Originally Posted By: RhymingmechanicI wonder why the last guy moved the solenoid TO the starter? A lot of people with GMs do the opposite, to prevent heat-soaking the solenoid, I think. How can the OP tell if the solenoid suffered heat-soaking ? T
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: Great Video on Compounding & Polishing by KB by Mamala Bay @ 09/15/14 01:00 AM

Originally Posted By: The CriticOriginally Posted By: Zeus33Originally Posted By: mcrnThat is amazing! He kept saying this is a 5 figure detaling that true? While I'm sure Kevin Brown can command top dollar, I'm afraid they are embellis
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: old supertech cutaway by IndyFan @ 09/14/14 11:03 PM

I used to run Supertec filters in my old Solstice Ecotec 2.4. They were cartridge filters, so you could see them when you took them out, every time. Purolator filter elements appeared to begin to fray after a long OCI. Supertec filters did just fi
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Circa 1997 Purolator found at work by Cristobal @ 09/14/14 10:33 PM

It replaces the Fram PH3614 and a ton of filers like: MOBIL L35098, MOBIL M1-102, and MOBIL MO241. Get that on a car soon. Or if your car uses it, buy it and test.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Thoughts on AC Pro ? by Blkstanger @ 09/14/14 10:26 PM

Originally Posted By: Vikasthey also sell a nifty tool which can do "live" shraeder valve replacement on the A/C system without having to evacuate it. A good A/C shop should have it or you might be able to buy it. We have one of those at t
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: RockAuto September 2014 by DentedHoodV70 @ 09/14/14 10:03 PM

Wow. I've only ordered from Amazon maybe 5 times my entire life. Even with free shipping, things are always cheaper elsewhere. I just thought the reason people order from there is because it's less hassle once you set up an account. What I do is j
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Short and long term storage by Stone150 @ 09/14/14 09:29 PM

Originally Posted By: SteveSRT8Originally Posted By: Stone150 I would think to a certain point, but in Houston heat I would think it would all eventually flow to the same point. yes, it all eventually ends up in the pan. And that's precisely when
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: What is Honda/Acura HTO-06? by volk06 @ 09/14/14 09:18 PM

Originally Posted By: Pingeye2Originally Posted By: Pingeye2 For example, is there a comparable or new specification for Ford engines with the Ecoboost engines? The "Ecoboost" is Fords slang for turbo. Why does the Fusion 2.0 turbo engine
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: remove the inlet water screans on my washer? by travlnman @ 09/14/14 09:12 PM

Usually don't have to filter hot water...the tank act as a settling/collection point, unfortunately, it shortens the life of the tank and the best thing is to get a whole house filter asap.
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Fram PH3614 and I dropped it. by crazyoildude @ 09/14/14 09:10 PM

i still won't use a fram but now after so many years using purolaters we stopped buying them at the shop also for some china made drive works that seem well made my parts people sells a ton of the drive works.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 2007 Honda Pilot w/ VCM Oil Recommendation? by BryanTDI12 @ 09/14/14 09:04 PM

Thanks for all the suggestions; this community is awesome in providing help. I ended up getting M1 EP in 5w20 at Walmart. They were out of 0w20, but I'm sure this car will never see below freezing temps so it should be good.
Jump to new posts Re: What do you do at the gas station? by spasm3 @ 09/14/14 08:51 PM

Originally Posted By: KiraYou must remain open to the idea that bits of that presentation, perhaps all of them, were staged. Just because it's grainy and looks like a security camera's vantage point doesn't mean a thing. You bring the parade, I'll b
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: $10 rebate - Pennzoil Full Synthetic by 01_celica_gt @ 09/14/14 08:03 PM

Originally Posted By: RhymingmechanicOriginally Posted By: RhymingmechanicI submitted two separate rebates online and got this e-mail in response: "Thank you for your participation in PennzoilŪ Fall Synthetic Promotion. When you purchase 5 or m
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: Kleen Flow Wash & Wax by gregk24 @ 09/14/14 07:59 PM

I have never used it or even heard of it. I just used Eagle One Nano Wash/Wax and it was a great product as well. Sudsy and smooth.
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Michelin M/S2 vs A/T2---SNOW! by HWEaton @ 09/14/14 07:22 PM

Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Diesel Cars/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 2014 Mazda 3 by DBMaster @ 09/14/14 06:54 PM

So far, I have found the filters to be a good fit. Based upon a thread in which one was cut open they do have a novel design that includes the bypass filter disc. I have about 15,000 miles on the oil so far and it has not changed its shade of brown
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Just had to replace the sump pump by eljefino @ 09/14/14 06:52 PM

Originally Posted By: Nick1994Originally Posted By: eljefinoOriginally Posted By: Pop_RivitIt actually runs every 10 minutes on a normal day? I'm surprised anyone would invest in a home with water issues that severe. What is this, I don't even...
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Help me decide on new tires for my truck. by barkingspider @ 09/14/14 06:35 PM

I would go with the generals.
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