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ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Is All Dexron VI the Same? by garageman402 @ 01/19/15 02:21 PM

Originally Posted By: Ken2I think when Dexron-VI came out it was stated that while GM didn't spec the base oil, at least a syn blend or better was needed to meet the spec. A top quality full syn D-VI might give longer service life or be better in fr
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 2AZ-FE Engine Rebuild by SteveSRT8 @ 01/19/15 01:36 PM

And I thought the OP was the guy who called piston removal easy maintenance? Doog, whenever an engine in our fleet starts using oil we first run a complete Kreen cleaning. No soaking needed, just two cups in the gas and two cups in the oil and driv
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Trying the Michelin Premier A/S by SteveSRT8 @ 01/19/15 01:26 PM

Independence is a parent's greatest gift...
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Best proven oil for subaru STI? by AWDatTQ @ 01/19/15 12:46 PM

Originally Posted By: MrWideTiresSo yesterday I ordered my 2015 wrx sti... it should be here first thing March. I plan on keeping it stock and being fastidious with maintenance. I want to aim for 4000 mile oil changes, it will be daily driven. What h
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: Jeep 4.0L - PYB 10w-30 (first UOA) by rrounds @ 01/19/15 12:45 PM

Originally Posted By: jls095Originally Posted By: KCJeepAnother great PYB Jeep 4.0 UOA, thanks for posting! Was this the High Mileage or regular Yellow Bottle? Thank you! It's just regular yellow bottle. And like you've alluded to in other posts
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Did I fix alternator by washing the car? by HerrStig @ 01/19/15 12:45 PM

Originally Posted By: The_EricOriginally Posted By: friendly_jacekOriginally Posted By: Gokhan Alternators don't have commutators that make contact with the brushes, which are contacts with gaps to change polarity when rotating in DC generators or mo
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: Crazy Rotella T5 question by Black_Thunder @ 01/19/15 12:31 PM

i use T5 in my new holland and regular 15w40 in the bikes and it definitely has a signature smell.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: sludge under valve cover pics and solvent testing by krismoriah72 @ 01/19/15 12:14 PM

I did some internet archaeology and found these posts from 2005 "I've done plenty of those in the last few years. Being a 2001, its mainly that 8700 miles have taken place
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: GM 3400 engine by Trav @ 01/19/15 11:32 AM

I have done quite a few heads on these engine but all were prior to 2005. Not what i would call a bad engine, the basic mechanicals of it are good. No worries.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 2015 Ford F-250 6.2 rotella by dothedrew1202 @ 01/19/15 11:22 AM

Originally Posted By: Black_ThunderOriginally Posted By: FordbossguyWhat's your guys thoughts on Kendall oil? good oil. same company that makes the motorcraft oil. +1 good oil, but ive only ever seen it at Firestone quick lubes around here. So
Jump to new posts Re: Coffee - Your Current Brew by GSCJR @ 01/19/15 11:06 AM

Originally Posted By: GSCJROffice: Caffe' Mauro Concerto (whole bean) On deck: Caffe' Saquella Bar Italia (whole bean) I prefer dark roast beans for espresso. Illy and Lavazza are weak in my opinion. Anyone tried Saquella before? This will b
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Help with 2007 Nissan Maxima by BISCUT @ 01/19/15 11:02 AM

Thanks for the linkie....very useful one!
Firearms: Lubes, Cleaners, & Maintenance
Jump to new posts Re: LubeGard Gun Oil by bubbatime @ 01/19/15 10:57 AM

Just looked it up. That bottle it comes in is USELESS. At any rate, get yourself a needle oil bottle. I have about 20 of them and fill them with all my various gun lubes/solvents. My favorite needle bottle is sold by but there are a ton
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: DUI checkpoint by MalfunctionProne @ 01/19/15 10:18 AM

Originally Posted By: FordtrucktexanOnly in America. Granted, I'm not thrilled about being stopped for a few minutes at a checkpoint on my way home, but if it means catching a drunk who's just one red light away from a fatality accident, I'm cool w
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: Valvoline 0W40 spotted at AutoZone by edyvw @ 01/19/15 10:15 AM

Quote:For the intended application I doubt it makes much difference as long as it meets the minimum requirements. That's exactly why the automobile manufacturers created their respective specs in the first place. I think different. Difference betwe
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Originally Posted By: The_Eric JCI batteries seem to be a good starting battery, but I WILL NOT tolerate their acid barfing tendencies! It's hard on connections, trays and under body parts. I'd venture that 80% of JCI batteries barf acid, while <
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Auto 7 oil filters by stephen9666 @ 01/19/15 09:47 AM

Have you seen this thread? I used Auto7 filters and parts on my Sonata before I sold it. The ones I ordered were mostly repackaged OEM parts, but some wiper blades I
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Cooper CS5 Ultra Touring or P7s by dtownfb @ 01/19/15 09:39 AM

Yeah, there aren't many CS5 reviews or comparisons since the tire just came out last June. Cooper did a nice job of inviting all the major magazines and reviewers for a test drive but it was still sponsored by Cooper. Having just installed the CS
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 2006 Toyota Sienna - No start / stalling by weebl @ 01/19/15 09:27 AM

So load testing has revealed the 2 year old battery is shot. Replaced it with a new one under warranty.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Diesel Cars/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Best oil for a 09 Subaru Legacy Diesel by Khaled4WD @ 01/19/15 09:15 AM

I'm going to rebuild my boxer diesel engine in the next couple of weeks (new engine block, crankshaft, main bearing, piston rings) What oil should I use for break in period ? there isn't much of a choice here : Castrol (10w60 ?) Liqui-Moly BP Tota
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 5w30 in a 5w20 specd focus by ram_man @ 01/19/15 09:03 AM

We have a 2013 escape with the ecoboost in it at work. It has a spun 4th rod bearing engine looked clean has 51,000 miles on it and we are INSTALLING A NEW Engine no questions asked. If we asked 100 questions and wasted all that time we wouldn't be
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: HAPPY BIRTHDAY WAYNE WILLSON by pandus13 @ 01/19/15 08:39 AM

Originally Posted By: wwillsonThanks everyone! The girls and I are in the Wisconsin Dells having a great time! What a great way to spend my birthday. Wayne hehehe, have you been blessed with the part of the city where wifi maybe works and phone
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: So I go to the dealer for my free oil change.... by Benzadmiral @ 01/19/15 08:19 AM

My local Buick dealer, the one from whom I bought my previous car and who is administering my CPO oil changes, has never tried to upsell me when I'm in there. Nor have they balked at correcting something they needed to, such as the recent recall sof
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: AAP $50 off $100+ first 2000 customers. by hatt @ 01/19/15 08:15 AM

Thanks. Got $50 off a battery.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: new car by Pop_Rivit @ 01/19/15 08:14 AM

Originally Posted By: erniedwell I gave my 2010 sonata to my son and bought a 2015 also calls for 5/20 oil since I cannot change my own oil I think I will have my changes done at monro muffler.they rotate your tires every other oil change a
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