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ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: w116 Mercedes 1979 300sd ATF recommendation by fdcg27 @ 07/03/15 07:35 PM

Originally Posted By: GitoOriginally Posted By: slacktide_bitogMaxlife! On a w116 transmission? This isn't a tranny specific to this old S class. This is the old MB four speed autobox that called for a Dex II ATF. These are pretty unbreakable tran
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Wher would I get an generic oil filter pipe? by Pontual @ 07/03/15 07:33 PM

Good. My objective is to add an spin-on oil filter to the tranny, mine already has the bigger heat exchanger, since is a C5. I'd lik to get something ready, like that one from the mod thread.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Death at Lebanon Valley Speedway by totegoat @ 07/03/15 06:40 PM

The guy was having fun. It has happened before and will happen again. RIP
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Metal flakes in oil filter drainage? by OneEyeJack @ 07/03/15 06:11 PM

If the particles respond to a magnet they are not copper. Try a water test strip that tests for copper.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Photos, oil catch can Hyundai i30. (oil in can) by omegaspeedy @ 07/03/15 06:07 PM

Here's a video for those interested of my DIY catch can set-up. https://youtu.be/0w1L-rwtfHg
Interesting Articles
Jump to new posts Re: Bosch developing new water-injection system by HangFire @ 07/03/15 05:56 PM

Originally Posted By: Jetronicbecause the water is beneficial aswell, turning waste heat into steam and extra power. or so they claim. It's not just a claim, properly done it is a physical fact. So is decreased Nitrogen Oxide emissions and increase
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 07 Accord 2.4 sudden oil consumption by vintageant @ 07/03/15 05:30 PM

After reading this post, checked my oil and it was waaay down,after 4,400 miles, yet it has never previously used oil. So at 181k miles I have just changed the PCV valve. And 5W-30 with the next OCI in ~1200 miles
Penetrating Oils/Cleaners/Solvents
Jump to new posts Re: Silicone lubricant uses? by Pontual @ 07/03/15 05:25 PM

They get dry (sublimates a little) and white, but don't melt easy, like hydrocarbonians. Stay in place better.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Disk Brakes Hanging on Passenger Side by gathermewool @ 07/03/15 05:07 PM

Originally Posted By: horse123Originally Posted By: gathermewool 2 million miles! Holy cow! ...you're joking...
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Mercedes Benz oil by HTSS_TR @ 07/03/15 04:35 PM

True. My 15 years old E430 parks next to my daughter 2014 Accord, people thinks that my car is more expensive but actually it's about 1/3 the price of Accord.
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Found on 5th wheel tire this weekend by CKN @ 07/03/15 04:30 PM

Originally Posted By: ron17571With my family's lives on the line. I have to have confidence in the tires om my vehicle. Going over curbs or hitting something like a steel cover in a construction area.(As i found out)Will break belts in your tires. I
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Theory behind valve adjustment? by The Critic @ 07/03/15 04:20 PM

This is a bit off-topic, but could tight exhaust-valves cause excessive engine vibration at cold idle?
Used Oil Analysis - Motorcycle
Jump to new posts Re: '13 KTM Duke 690 Motorex 10/60w Crosspower 4t by Bandito440 @ 07/03/15 04:19 PM

Originally Posted By: albertdithanks! Sure thing. Please update us if you decide to try different oils or get another UOA. I'll be looking forward to any further data.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Honda Fit suspension freshening by The Critic @ 07/03/15 04:17 PM

Originally Posted By: slacktide_bitogOriginally Posted By: The CriticJust an example of some of the issues with these Quick Struts: http://www.automotiveforums.com/t769402-monroe_quick_strut_repeated_problems___.html First, the mounts are just as
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: How our careers shape us by used_0il @ 07/03/15 04:13 PM

I like your post Mr Nice. If I knew what I know now, I would have dropped out of skule half way through grade 10 when I got my drivers license, and went to work. Instead, I wasted four more years learning trivia.
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: Got a new toy - 3/8" Snap-On TechAngle TQ Wrench! by The Critic @ 07/03/15 03:43 PM

Originally Posted By: Astro14That must have been some car work you did! I did a couple things on that car - I think the owner got a pretty good deal compared to the dealer. Originally Posted By: JHZR2Ive seen specs, but they always seem to be like
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Aftermaket headlights older PU what to get? by Vern_in_IL @ 07/03/15 03:20 PM

Those trucks were GAS HOGS, lacked power, and the lighting was [censored]. If you are on a budget I would just go with whatever. But if you have extra dollars, I would look into something like this: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Chrome-Crystal-C...
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Oreilly Summer Sweeps by Jimmy9190 @ 07/03/15 03:16 PM

I entered it just today after buying a few oddball parts this afternoon. They emailed me a coupon for $5.00 off a $10.00 purchase.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Real oil problems by used_0il @ 07/03/15 03:11 PM

The way I understand the difference in ATF, the old "F" type was listed as; not friction modified. For better understanding the roll of wet clutch compatibility of the different ATFs, the F type should have been called "not friction
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Target Clearance by mandy @ 07/03/15 02:50 PM

Missed this again!
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: Going to try CarPro Hydro2 by The Critic @ 07/03/15 02:47 PM

Originally Posted By: Vikas400 ml sounds a lot but it does not even make the 1/4 of the standard size chemical resistant spray .bottles such as Meguiars Detailers Choice. I had kept the spray size as low as I could. Those bottles do not deliver a
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Burning coolant by Oldmoparguy1 @ 07/03/15 02:41 PM

I have no experience with that engine, but I would bet you have a cracked cylinder head. Personally, I would price a recon head. Might be a practical solution. On my mopars, you have to replace the head bolts as well.
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
Jump to new posts Re: Empty Stands In Fontana by aquariuscsm @ 07/03/15 02:34 PM

Originally Posted By: earlyrenot to mention no waiting in traffic for 3 hours afterwards. That's the worst part right there.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: HELP - Used car LOF - oil confusion. by HosteenJorje @ 07/03/15 02:16 PM

The Mobil Drive Clean oils were discontinued and in their place oils like Mobil 5000 appeared on the shelves. I don' know the exact time frame but I would guess it was over a decade ago.Drive Clean oils were conventional oils.
Used Oil Analysis - Diesel
Originally Posted By: supercityOur diesel is 10ppm maximum sulphur, same as Western Europe. US is 15ppm.
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