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Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 3.6 pentastar oil question by Durango @ 07/22/14 12:33 PM

Srt20, Since your Durango is new I'd consider taking it to the dealership and ask them if a synthetic could be used. When I had my Durango my dealership told me they must start using Pennzoil as a standard now. Durango
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Buick Grand National Zddplus by dave1251 @ 07/22/14 12:12 PM

GC is overkill for a stock BGN. Just use GC and do not dilute the chemical balance established by professional triobologist.
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Thoughts on Transfer Case Oil Condition by Nate1979 @ 07/22/14 12:05 PM

Keep changing it as you are doing. Forget the UOA. Waste of time and money unless you are running a fleet of trucks.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Focus new clutch, and updated software by bdcardinal @ 07/22/14 11:39 AM

Originally Posted By: Nick ROriginally Posted By: bdcardinalBTW there is a new Field Service Action (Ford's name for a recall) on these transmissions extending the coverage on the clutch assemblies to 7 years 100k miles. FSA number is 14M01, just ca
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: J20D Hy-Gard Low Viscosity Oil Specs by mrsilv04 @ 07/22/14 11:33 AM

My next door neighbor is the general manager of a John Deere Construction equipment dealership. The last time that I changed out the Lo-Vis Hy-Gard fluid in my 425 AWS, I mentioned to him trying to find a substitute for it... he immediately responde
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Hankook Ventus S1 Noble2 by Cooper @ 07/22/14 11:20 AM

I got the Hankook Ventus S1 Noble2 tires installed today! They are a very nice looking tire! Time will tell how they handle, tire wear, etc....
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Last Minute Road Trip by Nick1994 @ 07/22/14 11:07 AM

Well the Lexus is getting fixed. He misdiagnosed it as a leaking head gasket, it's just the intake manifold gasket.
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Filter Stash Strategy by HangFire @ 07/22/14 10:56 AM

After personally experiencing a tear, my filter stash strategy is as follows: 1. Auction my Purolator stash on eBay for auction in lots starting at 99 cents, two kinds of filters, so two lots of 2 and 3 each. The market will determine their true val
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Valvoline Conv. 5 qts 10W30 $14.39 Amazon by yvon_la @ 07/22/14 10:37 AM

Best bang for your $ these days thats for sure.
Items For Sale
Jump to new posts Re: 3 Mann ML1014 oil filters for $18, free shipping by NormanBuntz @ 07/22/14 10:36 AM

OK, I'll take $15.
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Stihl ms170 problems by 123Saab @ 07/22/14 10:19 AM

Originally Posted By: FastGameOriginally Posted By: 123SaabOriginally Posted By: itguy08Originally Posted By: 123SaabWhy does a brand new saw need starter fluid? And you know Starter fluid has no lubricant.....Right? I agree that a brand new anyth
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Highest Viscosity @ 100 Degrees C. 0W20 Oil ? by ChrisD46 @ 07/22/14 10:03 AM

To answer questions : * We get temps in the teens and below in North Georgia. * One Hyundai engine has 100K + miles on it so I don't want a 0W20 oil too thin at operating temp. * A 0W oil with fastest start up protection (at any temp) is also pref
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Solar Battery Maintainer by meep @ 07/22/14 09:35 AM

solar panels tend to work better cold, as they increase internal resistance with rising temps. the "black glass" type are the least efficient. a 5W would probably be the bare minimum to make a difference. It's small enough that it wouldn'
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: The 6th quart dilemma by TiredTrucker @ 07/22/14 09:16 AM

Does seem pretty comical and borderline OCD for sure. Well, if I didn't buy the oil in quarts by the case, I would just buy in gallon jugs. The brand I use is not offered in 5 quart varieties. And only opening 6 bottles, twice a year, is not that
Virgin Oil Analysis - PCMO/HDEO
Jump to new posts Re: GM AC DELCO 5W30 by Benzadmiral @ 07/22/14 09:11 AM

Originally Posted By: IndydriverSince Chevy is including four oil changes in the purchase price of my car (typically with this oil), I'm fine with it, as long as I can dictate the OCI, which my dealer allows. After my four changes, I will DIY, probab
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
Jump to new posts Re: F1 - 2014 German Grand Prix by Garak @ 07/22/14 09:04 AM

Originally Posted By: TravDTM is much cheaper and more fun as a spectator. And the endurance races can be ridiculously cheap, too, at least from my research. Klutch9: I don't know what the WEC app costs in comparison, or if that's part of the gene
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: Lower NOACK = Better Oil??? by riggaz @ 07/22/14 08:20 AM

Originally Posted By: Shannow It's supposed to represent what happens to the oil that is left above the rings on the downstroke (the rings are hydrodynamically lubricated on the upstroke when the piston speeds up, so the oil has to be the film that
Used Oil Analysis - Motorcycle
Jump to new posts Re: 01 WR250F Shell Rotella T 15W40 - 4 Hours by sunruh @ 07/22/14 08:02 AM

understand that that comment section from the stoners on motorcycles is usually about as informattive as my own suggestions on how to walk on the sun. one of my 1st tests samples of srt 15w40: fuel: 1.0% flash 390 susvis 75.8 (this was a low mile lo
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: CataClean by dave5358 @ 07/22/14 08:01 AM

Originally Posted By: engineer20Um, smell, the noxious smell that comes out of my camry at startup but not from the taurus with half the number of miles? If you are getting the smell of rotten eggs, it is due to a compound called hydrogen sulfide, c
Oil Additives
Jump to new posts Re: liqui moly mos2 additive? by dave5358 @ 07/22/14 07:47 AM

Originally Posted By: SuperDave456Do the MOS2, skip the Reusable Air Filter. +1 on both points. Some years back on another Forester, I tried a K&N air filter. It was a royal PITA and I could see no benefit. If you put on too much oil, your MAF
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Old auto fluids, What do you recognize? by Char Baby @ 07/22/14 07:11 AM

I still have some Atlas/ESSO Dexron ATF(pre DexII), in the 1 pt. copper cans from my DAD's ESSO/Exxon gas station from the 1970's.
Jump to new posts Re: FDA Backs Down In Fight Over Aged Cheese by Subdued @ 07/22/14 06:06 AM

I'd like to see the list of people who got sick from fine cheeses (aside from possible over-indulgence!)
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
The main issue Ive "read" about on the BE pumps are lack of service parts, some corrosion? China metal rusting on them,{Imagine that}. BE offers the lowend units with AR pumps so I chose it over the BE line since they are proven. Thats
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Blizzaks on closeout at Tirerack? by Mr_Joe @ 07/22/14 05:13 AM

I'll check them out. I need a new set this Fall.
Boat/PWC Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Mobil Super vs Chevron Supreme by 901Memphis @ 07/22/14 03:04 AM

Originally Posted By: engineer20I heard synthetic is better than Dino and causes your engine to last longer even if you change your Dino regularly, is this true? No its not true, your engine will last approximately 4-7 times longer if you use din
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