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Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Honda Civic fuel filter location by david_ES2 @ 04/22/14 01:52 AM

No servicable fuel filter 01+ civics
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Originally Posted By: badtlcGumout AIO has the most PEA of all the gumout products. You can get 2 treatments out of 1 bottle for most sized fuel tanks. It is a no brainer. Exactly.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Leaking intake manifold by Stelth @ 04/21/14 11:33 PM

Originally Posted By: Chris142i did one in an astro. wasn't bad at all. Ever since I changed spark plugs on an Astro, and ended up bruised and bleeding, I've had someone else do most of the work on my vans. I have a Vietnamese mechanic who has nic
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: '96 Honda Accord detail by razel @ 04/21/14 11:27 PM

I didn't expect Ultimate Compound to do so well with 'fade.' That fade you buffed out was probably from the clear coat. I suggest you follow Ultimate Polish. UP has glaze that will condition your 15-20 year old paint and will further smooth out th
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Is Quaker State Ultimate Durability GTL ? by Lex94 @ 04/21/14 11:23 PM

Actually, everything is made from Hydrogen fusion.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: I screwed up replacing lifters by ram_man @ 04/21/14 11:08 PM

Right. Ill replace it eventually......
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: Claybar over wax worked great by domer10 @ 04/21/14 10:20 PM

Actually it was the Simoniz kit, blue clay with spray wax. 22 bucks. Free Microfiber cloth as well, 2 pieces of clay.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 5W30 VS 10W30 above freezing temps by OVERKILL @ 04/21/14 10:15 PM

Originally Posted By: westwind999Originally Posted By: crazyoildudeits not about facts its about what works for you.. Well actually, it is about the facts. How would I really know what's going on inside the engine? I mean, with either oil it's go
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: Oil recommendation by TIUSER @ 04/21/14 10:04 PM

Originally Posted By: droldsGreat truck. I would go with a synthetic 5W-30. These engines are no different than the pre- 2001s which said 5W-30 on the oil cap. The only benefit of 5W-20 would be in the winter. With a synthetic oil, a 10W-30 synthetic
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
well, the cheap toolbag manufacturer sells the trailer with a 7-pin harness and a breakaway kit because it's a horse trailer. they used a basic 4-wire setup to the 7-pin plug and tapped off the brown wire for battery charging. that also explains wh
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: 12 Toyota Sienna V-6 ASM 7.3k oci 11,9k total mi by 147_Grain @ 04/21/14 09:58 PM

Other than the break-in contaminants, the Amsoil 0W-20 Signature held-up very well for the mileage.
Photo Section
Jump to new posts Re: Dutchbrad photo test... by Quattro Pete @ 04/21/14 09:57 PM

So what are we looking at here? Polishing job?
Gas Engine Alternate Fuels
Jump to new posts Re: Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas by chuck1955 @ 04/21/14 09:27 PM

Now they need $500,000 study on how much oil this program actually replaces. I think that will show similar results. Main stream media needs to get this information out to the public.
Items For Sale
Jump to new posts Re: What are you selling? by Vintage @ 04/21/14 09:20 PM

5 - 16oz jugs of DP Four-In-One Rinseless Wash & Shine. Just realized I had them sitting at the back of the shelves in the basement. $25 a gallon if anyone is interested.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: First topic... 1998 Acura RL with 158k miles by GoStumpy @ 04/21/14 08:44 PM

Just bought a 5l of 5w30 Maxlife, $29.99 I only got the M1 for $15 because they only charged me for 1 1L jug, not 5 Didn't even notice until many days later... figure I'm broke and I could use the break! Didn't realize how [censored] expensive it
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Replace brakes by age? by supton @ 04/21/14 08:42 PM

Yeah might do that in the future. I think the writing is on the wall for this one, just trying to slow it down a bit. The rotors rust over night. I think parking next to road is what is doing the damage, gets all the water kicked up by cars. Which i
Jump to new posts Re: Gateway FPD1976W won't stay on by ClutchDisc @ 04/21/14 08:28 PM

Originally Posted By: JustinHJust bought a new samsung wide screen monitor for 99 dollars. Is this worth taking apart? It's free, not something I really need, (but I can put it to good use if I get it working)... so yea, it's worth taking apart.
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Bosch 3300 cut open.. by David1 @ 04/21/14 08:26 PM

Sorta looks like a MANN oil filter.
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: G-Oil 5W-30 $2/qt @ La Habra, CA, WM by Cristobal @ 04/21/14 08:22 PM

I am trying to reduce the size of my stash, else I would buy that stuff the next time I went to Norm's Restaurant in Whittier.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: So, appraently both grades of GC/BC are Dexos 2 by tommygunn @ 04/21/14 08:04 PM

Yeah, but most of those are "professional" aka dealer/OEM use only, and the Elixion is HDEO, so they don't count
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: purolator PL10111 by Realtech214 @ 04/21/14 08:03 PM

I have been using puro classics for every car I service for about the last year or more. Never a problem for me. Yet.
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Generac oil change cycle by NormanBuntz @ 04/21/14 07:56 PM

My standby Generac 16kw (propane) is 7 years old. I have been using Napa 5w-30 full synthetic, but just like with the PP 5w-30, the oil consumption grinds my gears. The Generac manual is a joke--calls for an OC after 200 hours OR 24 hours of continuo
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Rethinking vibration when braking by MONKEYMAN @ 04/21/14 07:54 PM

After 15,000 with the proper shim several things happened. I did not have that high spot when driving slow first part of day. Minimal pulsation with highway braking and no pulsation with in town driving. On highway it would smooth out the more I u
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Wix/NAPA Gold vs Fram Ultra Synthetic (same price) by SwedishRider @ 04/21/14 07:34 PM

Originally Posted By: dnewton3Not knowing about your specific vehicle(s), I'll just presume they are well maintained and in good shape ... 5-6k miles is easily doable on just about any shelf-brand filter; Puro Classic, Fram EG, M/C, etc. They will
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Blue Mountain Filters revisited by ZeeOSix @ 04/21/14 07:33 PM

^^^ The concern I have with torn media is that the oil that does flow through the tear could dislodge and sweep media into the engine - the longer the media is torn, the more possible it is that some of it could dislodge from the torn edges. Even if
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