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Cooling System Fluids & Additives
Jump to new posts Re: That darn Dex-cool... by Gasbuggy @ 06/23/16 09:34 PM

My Cavalier is looking great at 282,000 miles. DexCool not maintained as well as yours. It was changed at 90,000 miles. Then again around 210,000. 1 water pump, changed preemptively.
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Fram 9018s country of origins by mjoekingz28 @ 06/23/16 09:26 PM

Is it the durapack (12 count multipack) that is foreign? Isnt that the dealership model. I got a PF46 from Oreillys and one from the dealership and were no different to my study. That was for my truck. I have like ten filters for that truck: CQ
Photo Section
Jump to new posts Re: Custom Pens by simple_gifts @ 06/23/16 08:53 PM

Best only used around the house; a friend of mine (who was a deputy chief of police) brought his favorite pen to work and it 'walked off'
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Prime Guard Oil Filters by eljefino @ 06/23/16 08:50 PM

Originally Posted By: Just watch your car on that site for a while; wholesale closeouts will have filters under a buck, or about $1.40 including shipping. They have many brands that you'd find at quick lubes.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Shampoo Warning.... by JustinH @ 06/23/16 08:12 PM

Too much work. I use Dr. Bronners Peppermint as soap and shampoo.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Would a 'Magnaflow' exhaust really help? by dailydriver @ 06/23/16 08:09 PM

Originally Posted By: ecotouristIsn't there a hot 2014 Focus? One of my friends had one (within a year or so). I drove it and had no problems starting out in first gear. In fact I found it quite peppy. I liked it a lot. If the blocks are the same, t
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Incorrect Drill Holes by JC1 @ 06/23/16 07:52 PM

Originally Posted By: GGorman04I have an Accord that the previous owner must have drilled by mistake to install speakers. What is the best way to cover up the holes? Thanks in advance George Pics would help us help you.
OTC and Third Party Oil Additives
Jump to new posts Re: RIP chlorine containing products 1930-2017 by dailydriver @ 06/23/16 07:50 PM

I believe that the Militec additive had a high CP content as well??
Jump to new posts Re: 1996 Toyota Tacoma Extended Cab 4 cyl 5 spd by 01rangerxl @ 06/23/16 07:49 PM

Originally Posted By: dareoCheck out this one that is way older, the 3.slow V6, 95k miles but very clean pulling a really high price: To some people the older "Pickup" is actually more desirable than a Tacoma. The Pickup was a Hilux with
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Molybdenum increases gas mileage? by Garak @ 06/23/16 07:22 PM

No problem, Arco. I can never find anything there without carefully checking down. Using Google or the pull down menu at the PQIA inevitably leads me down the wrong rabbit hole.
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Originally Posted By: 69GTXOriginally Posted By: 69GTX First Pennzoil $10 check in today after only 18 days. Good job SOPUS. I'm still waiting on my Mobil 1 rebates from April 4th. I called the rebate line up 2 weeks ago and asked about my 2nd
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Another should I change my oil thread by dan_erickson @ 06/23/16 07:06 PM

I leave tomorrow morning the the MM is still at 40%. I really figured it would have dropped more by now. I'll worry about it when I get home.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Pyb or Castro Dino engine pics by KCJeep @ 06/23/16 06:47 PM

Here is one of the threads I had seen before, pics at about 100k all on PYB.
Jump to new posts Re: Windows 7 Not Genuine by cptbarkey @ 06/23/16 06:04 PM

Originally Posted By: NHHEMIOriginally Posted By: slacktide_bitogupgrade to 10, since Microsoft is even offering the free upgrade to pirates Will need a genuine version of Windows 7 to do it. If it is not the KB issue discussed in the thread a pir
Jump to new posts Re: Gave the old girl a bath today... by fdcg27 @ 06/23/16 06:02 PM

Originally Posted By: SatinSilverIn before fdrqs(?) comments. Whomever that might be:)
Consumer Electronics
I bought my wife an iPad Pro 12.9" 128GB last week as a birthday gift. I bought a keyboard for it, too. She absolutely loves it. She originally wanted a new laptop to replace her old Asus 15", but I took a chance and got the iPad instead.
Technical and White Papers
Originally Posted By: edhackettOriginally Posted By: paulriI don't doubt that used oil can perform very well. I recall articles linked to here, by teh SAE that said they outperform new oil up to 12,000 miles. Its my understanding that these studies
Oil Industry and Related News
Jump to new posts Re: What came first, oil or electricity? by Pontual @ 06/23/16 04:21 PM

Originally Posted By: mjoekingz28Originally Posted By: PontualFirst came the Steam. Drill with steam, thread with steam, cut and press with steam, drive with steam, rail roads and ships. Electricity came after, than oil, thanks to downsizing. Tha
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
I'd use those ATF's. The brake fluid is another matter. Most would say it's picked up too much moisture in those 2+ years. Still, I'd probably use it as first fill next time I did a brake flush or something. Mercon V meets the specs of Dex 3
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: The best XW20 is a mono-grade (!) by userfriendly @ 06/23/16 04:00 PM

The new SAE12 grade has a maximum KV100C of 7.1 and minimum HTHS of 2.0 Delo 400 SAE10W KV40C 45 KV100C 7.0 HTHS 2.5-2.6 approx. This engine oil could be labeled SAE 10W12 or SAE 5W12 if it passed 5W. The new SAE16 has a maximum KV100C of 8.2 an
Engine Air Filters
The 2KD is a diesel engine is it not. If my air filter was getting dirty that soon(confirmed by restriction gauge) I would put a after market air filter on that is larger than the stock filter. That way it would take longer to get a restriction. You
Jump to new posts Re: VW 2016 Sportwagen S 5MT by dareo @ 06/23/16 03:02 PM

My wagon's doing great. Just rolled over 5k miles, i plan to do an oil change over to M1 0W40 this weekend. Doing oil only on the 5k and Oil Filter on the 10k marks, cause i can. The factory fill is still perfectly full, so no oil use yet. Our Ac
Jump to new posts Re: 2016 Jetta 1.8T Sport vs 2016 Golf TSI S by dareo @ 06/23/16 02:56 PM

The Golf is the best right platform VW has right now. That doesn't make the Jetta 1.8t Sport bad or anything. I love my Golf Sportwagen. Its so nice to have the space to haul things, often i never expect to need to, but i can fold the seats down a
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Oil change question by G35_TX @ 06/23/16 02:51 PM

6 months is 1700 miles. 1 year would be close to 3k. Should I go 1 year?
Oil Analysis - General Questions
Jump to new posts Re: UOA tests meaning by OVERKILL @ 06/23/16 02:20 PM

Originally Posted By: inquirerI'm reading about oil analysis tests here: and I have a few questions. Beside the standard tests ( What are
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