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Motorcycles and Motorcycle Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Post Your Latest Oil Change! by Jimkobb @ 07/28/15 03:10 PM

My 2013 Yamaha Road Star 1700 . At 6300 miles 4 qts. Valvoline 20w-50 cycle oil non-synthetic . Changed at 2000 miles of use.Also a Microguard filter from O`Reillys .
Photo Section
Jump to new posts Re: My 2001 Oldsmobile Aurora 4.0 83,000 Miles by chrisri @ 07/28/15 02:58 PM

This is a really nice car. Love the way they designed the boot, it looks almost Maserati like.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: WJB bearings? by Miller88 @ 07/28/15 02:56 PM

The one on the right side has been there for 2 or 3 years. It was a cheapie that I threw on at the same time I installed the Timken.
Engine Oil Filters
More like a "that filter there my boy is GARBAGE!" Hehe
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Cold start up concerns? by circuitsmith @ 07/28/15 02:21 PM

I would charge the battery overnight every 3 months or so. A drive of 4 hours or more would count as a full charge too.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: ... and they stole some used tires! by sayjac @ 07/28/15 02:07 PM

JACKPOT! A very good day of pickin. lol Not so good for the ATM employee.
Automotive General Topics
Originally Posted By: GarakI've driven a couple of the older ones back in the day, and they never struck me as overly quiet. It really didn't bother me, since as far as I'm concerned, if that's the way the engine family is, that's the way it is. I
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Stock Dodge Hellcat chassis dyno! by nleksan @ 07/28/15 02:01 PM

I have not driven the Shelby (yet... I literally live across the street from the biggest Ford dealership in the area), and keeping in mind my general "meh" attitudettowards American cars (let's face it, the 90-00's 'stangs were a bad joke),
Consumer Electronics
Jump to new posts Re: found a good place to dry electronics by dlayman @ 07/28/15 01:54 PM

I once ran my Audeo Phonak IEM's through the washer AND the dryer. Still using them today, after a good five years or so. Granted, there are no electronics in the earphones, but its amazing that the driver and the enclosure and tiny wiring all surv
Engine Oil Filters
ZeeOSix commented in this thread in the past . . . Unless there's data showing a change in the M1 filter construction this should still be valid for M1 even though
Firearms: Lubes, Cleaners, & Maintenance
Jump to new posts Re: Piston driven AR's by GemStater @ 07/28/15 01:21 PM

Originally Posted By: SuperDave456Please note that a Piston Driven AR-15 with the capability of going full auto is a different beast than a AR-15 without the capablilty of going full auto. If you are speaking about using a AR-15 like a Squad Automat
Jump to new posts Re: Internet filter for my daughters tablets? by Greasymechtech @ 07/28/15 01:20 PM
Consumer Electronics
Jump to new posts Re: 950 million Android phones can be hijacked by surfstar @ 07/28/15 01:13 PM

Originally Posted By: hattOriginally Posted By: BlkstangerAnything can be hacked! Once you are comfortable with that statement life gets easier. Care to explain this further? I don't see how knowing all your sensitive info is out there in numerou
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: OLM confused??? by Greasymechtech @ 07/28/15 12:51 PM As long as all recalls are done, run with it!
Motorcycles and Motorcycle Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Would this oil be good for a Generac stand-by gen? by Greasymechtech @ 07/28/15 12:24 PM

Mobil1 5w30HM 10w30HM Castrol 0w30 Euro RoyalPurple HPS or HMX Redline MPT 30k Amsoil... problem in 10w30 ACD or ASE, I prefer a 5w30 or 0w30 for winter starts I'd even consider a 0w40 since most shear into a 30 grade. Synthetic is a plus for co
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Towing 6500+ with my Titan last wknd.... by Anthony @ 07/28/15 12:19 PM

Originally Posted By: NHGUYFrontier 4/auto delivery vehicle gets only 20mpg as opposed to the old Rangers that got 30 or more.I'm not impressed with the seats or the hard plastic dash.And the manual window crank handles are recessed into the door pan
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 2011 Regal: A/C misbehaving by Benzadmiral @ 07/28/15 11:33 AM

Ah, well. Off to the dealer, as the car is still under CPO warranty. Fortunately it still cools on Recirc!
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Originally Posted By: ShannowOriginally Posted By: Jetronicwell, from the commonly available oils here, and other papers about the same sort of research, I'm adding a bit of peanut oil to each tank.. 500 ppm aswell... been doing this for 2 years now
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Aftermarket pan with drain plug for 3T40 THM125C? by slacktide_bitog @ 07/28/15 10:56 AM

Does the B&M drain plug kit work well?
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Havoline Pro DS Synthetic by Finklejag @ 07/28/15 09:58 AM

I know this is a old thread but this oil is just relabeled Chevron Supreme Synthetic. I use to buy the 0W-20 and 5W-40 from my local Chevron distributor.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Originally Posted By: SR5Originally Posted By: d00df00dAh, okay. Back to an ACEA A3 xw-30 for me! Laugh !!! d00df00d I was with you on that ride the whole way. Yes, what he said. I would use any name brand, full synthetic, A3/B4, 5W-30 oil. Th
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Lubegard Red & Dex VI , OK or Not?? by Bgallagher @ 07/28/15 09:24 AM

Originally Posted By: TravIf the car was OE with Dex VI then true but an 02 was a DexIII unit and probably has some varnish and hardened seals. Dex VI goes a long way in preventing this but doesn’t do much to clean existing deposits and varnish or re
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: PQIA tests five more diesel oils (7/19) by Garak @ 07/28/15 09:00 AM

I think the days of high Ca HDEOs, particularly from the majors with ACEA E7, E9 or E6, E7, E9 specifications, are over. Most of the big names with those approvals (and a bunch of builder approvals) have gone to the Mg package.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Highway vibrations debacle by Swift101 @ 07/28/15 08:55 AM

Originally Posted By: BlkstangerI had a similar problem with the last Mustang I owned. Ended up being a bad front tire. I chased the problem for many months before the tread separated on me. The tires looked fine before the one finally let go. The ti
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: different jack and jack stands by dlundblad @ 07/28/15 08:22 AM

I know how you people love HF tools, but to me, their jacks appear to be the best bang for the buck all around. Compared to the majority of recommendations here, the COO, design and perhaps the original manufacture will most likely be the same.
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