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Firearms: Lubes, Cleaners, & Maintenance
Jump to new posts Re: CADEX Rifle Systems Chassis by OVERKILL @ 04/23/15 06:35 PM

Originally Posted By: xxch4osxxOriginally Posted By: OVERKILLLooks like I'll be going for the one I posted in the OP for the .308. Not sure on when yet, they have a 6-8 week lead time for them but it will be relatively soon. I was in touch with a g
Engine Oil Filters
Originally Posted By: jk_636Dont be surprised when it is fully intact and not torn like all the mass hysteria would like you to believe!! Dood. Give it up already. The verdict is already in.
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: Heating Oil Prep to burn in diesel motors by fdcg27 @ 04/23/15 06:23 PM

What kind of diesel engines are you talking about? If you've got emissions engines that really need low sulfur fuel, I'd not use it. If you have old-school diesels with no after-treatment, it should do no harm. Fully mechanical FI engines? Even bette
Test Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Registered users by MrQuackers @ 04/23/15 06:19 PM

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European and Import Motor Oils
Originally Posted By: HTSS_TROriginally Posted By: CBR.wormI'm surprised there is so much debate about a dipstick. Differentials don't have them, transfer cases don't have them, manual transmissions don't have them, now many autos and engines don't
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Flash point over 240 C by OVERKILL @ 04/23/15 06:15 PM

Originally Posted By: VikasVehicles which have oil temperature gauge, what is the typical value observed? Depends on where and how I'm driving. Stop and go I can creep up on 100C (around 95-98C) but on the highway it is closer to 85-90C.
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Canadian Tire Mobil1 Oil filters $9.99 by marc1 @ 04/23/15 06:13 PM

This too: http://www.canadiantire.ca/en/pdp/mobil-...ml#.VTl83E0tE_4
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Mix Oil Brands for Oil Change? by OVERKILL @ 04/23/15 06:11 PM

Originally Posted By: BrigadierYet every single bottle of oil says that it will mix with every other bottle of oil on the market and is comaptible????? That's the beauty of the English language. Compatible doesn't mean "optimal". In this
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Need A Generator by UncleDave @ 04/23/15 05:49 PM

Inspection interval is a pretty good indicator of the quality of the material in the heads and valve train. Who wants to have to even bother checking 3x as much? UD
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: Valero's position on Top Tier fuels.... by y_p_w @ 04/23/15 05:43 PM

Originally Posted By: badtlcOriginally Posted By: y_p_wOriginally Posted By: badtlcnot sure you are aware but I said amoco, not arco. they are not the same and amoco/BP still exists. I understood your comment. However, BP does have the rights to t
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Advanced Thermal Management by used_0il @ 04/23/15 05:37 PM

A combination wet sump/dry sump engine oil management system with a variable output pump, may provide the best of both worlds. The bulk oil temperature would be regulated by the volume of the wet sump capacity during the warm-up phase. Once up to
Motorcycles and Motorcycle Lubrication
Originally Posted By: JChesshyreI got the name of the oil wrong actually - it used to be called GPS, now it's just Castrol Power 1 4T. There's also a 'Racing' one which is the fully synth. I wonder what Castrol Trizone Technology™ is...lol. It t
Bicycles
Jump to new posts Re: Need som new 700X23c tires....... by BikeWhisperer @ 04/23/15 05:25 PM

Originally Posted By: SurestickOriginally Posted By: BikeWhispererFirst ditch the 23c and go at least 25c, better ride and they actually have less rolling resistance. This would depend on the OP's weight. If he's not a big guy (say under 160lbs)
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Why so many replaced/bad 2.2 Ecotechs? by friendly_jacek @ 04/23/15 05:12 PM

Originally Posted By: linksepI've got a 2004 ION with the 2.2 Ecotec with 149,xxx on it, bought it new with 300 miles on it. When I lug the engine too much I can hear what sounds like the timing chain rattling... Easy solution for me is keep the rev
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Jump to new posts Re: Painting pressure treated wood? by sleddriver @ 04/23/15 04:47 PM

I'd stick with the pipe. You can also use unistrut in the ground or in concrete. The commercial electricians do it all the time here.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Anyone use a sound blanket to reduce A/C noise? by sleddriver @ 04/23/15 04:11 PM

Originally Posted By: callbayAnother help to reduce noise is to make sure all the cabinet screws are tight. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CJ_7LiHza6c You can also damp the sheet-metal cabinet vibration using a constrained-layer dampening tape, li
Used Oil Analysis - Diesel
5W-40 is a wide spread lots of viscosity improvers ! The higher the viscosity index the more prone to shear .
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
Jump to new posts Re: Missing (Vintage) Racing Stickers by irish1982e @ 04/23/15 02:57 PM

I've long given up on original replacements. Now I'm just looking for a picture of the ones I'm missing....
Firearms: Lubes, Cleaners, & Maintenance
Jump to new posts Re: New Owner Mini 30 by AZjeff @ 04/23/15 02:23 PM

The rifle was a 95%+ condition obvious low count example. The barrel wasn't fouled. It was a minor life lesson, in spite of the overwhelming number of owner reports of dismal accuracy I thought I'd roll the dice. I own lots of Rugers but won't try a
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Cracks by IndyIan @ 04/23/15 02:22 PM

That's about what my 8-9 year old snow tires looked like after being run for a couple summers. They had hardened up, had gotten bad in the wet, and were chunking a bit on the tread too, so I thought it was time to get something new. How is the tread
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: 30% Off Online Order at Pep Boys by HTSS_TR @ 04/23/15 02:20 PM

Yeah. They have some restrictions now, virtually discount is applied to regular price merchandise only. "Use promotional code THIRTYALL at checkout to receive discount. Get 30% off your order when purchased online. Not valid in combination with
Motorcycles and Motorcycle Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: KLX250S or CRF250L by Blaze @ 04/23/15 02:16 PM

Here in Washington State you can now get a street legal Yamaha WR450 off the show room floor. The bike begins not street legal from Japan and the dealer makes it 100% street legal and also does the inspection for license. My step-son bought the motoc
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Propane usage by Mr Nice @ 04/23/15 02:15 PM

Originally Posted By: Chris142We use about 30 gallons per month That's a lot of BBQ per month.
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Tire PSI FJ Cruiser - Load Range E by Miller88 @ 04/23/15 02:12 PM

Originally Posted By: wings&wheels Originally Posted By: Miller88Tall and skinny tires unite! Long Live the 7.50x16 I was considering a set of 7.50-16 for the Cheorkee! The problem was it would have been a bit taller than I can run with
General and Off Topic
Interesting article and interesting responses! Maybe I can suggest another BBC article which is ironically suggesting the opposite of the article I opened this thread with. http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20150413-the-downsides-of-being-clever
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