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Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Penrite - where to buy? by Silk @ 03/22/15 05:37 AM

Originally Posted By: flatlinerzI always thought it was only available in Australia, didn't know it was overseas too. And New Zealand - but I think Australia is considered part of New Zealand these days.
European and Import Motor Oils
Yeah, no Sustina here either (Napa). A few buddies swear by this Eneos... No gimmicks, good specs (good slug of Moly/Boron for a syn), foil seal, and very secure cap for storage. At $24.29 for the regular price, i might stick with it for the Sonata.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Oil performance over the long run by Garak @ 03/22/15 05:12 AM

Thanks for the kind words. I'm sure the Havoline is a good choice. I'd have little concern about using it or the Chevron stuff, aside from the fact that it's a little less common out this way. At the very least, the distributors that I know who ca
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Oil & ATF Recommendation 2000 Ford Taurus by Garak @ 03/22/15 03:07 AM

Originally Posted By: EvansonJust kidding! Well, the Tune It 5w-20 or 5w-30 choices would be good, especially if you can find one of the occasional $6 per gallon specials. They do have the 5 gallon pails, which are very nice, with decent pricing al
Automotive Lighting
Jump to new posts Re: New headlights for Old Car by hotwheels @ 03/22/15 02:54 AM

Originally Posted By: artbucWife commented how dim the low beams are on my 15+ year old Toyota Avalon. I figured she was just used to the super bright xenon lights on her 2010 MDX. Her comment motivated me to do some research and it appears new light
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
I know Napa at least used to sell PU up here. I think Clevy bought up all the old stock in the province, so unless they aren't carrying the new stuff, there's nothing left.
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Picking a different brand of gear oil. by dailydriver @ 03/22/15 01:55 AM

Originally Posted By: dlundbladM1 and Valvoline 75w-140 are both good. Valvoline can be had for cheaper though. The Valvoline Synpower has a very high viscosity index, and a fairly low pour point for a 75W-140. It also goes on sale every so often
Oil Additives
Jump to new posts Re: Oil Additives by Shannow @ 03/22/15 01:52 AM

Reading the article a few more times, I think that the writer has the bull by the wrong horn...the attributes that he's ascribing to MoS2, friction modifiers, anti-oxidant, and "falling out of solution" (note, no suspension) are more relate
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Oversized Fram Ultra XG6607 by Stewie @ 03/22/15 01:05 AM

Originally Posted By: SilverC6Mazda RX8 with its front/mid-engine design may be the application that restricts the size of the 6607. The filter fits atop the rear of the little rotary essentially under the firewall. But in spite of its dimunitive s
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Are these stock or aftermarket wheels? by dailydriver @ 03/22/15 01:00 AM

I've seen an older (E35 series??) BMW 5 series 'estate' (wagon) with early C4 Vette 'disc'/turbine style (16x8.5s, I believe) on it, of all things. Even though the bolt pattern is only a few fractions of a millimeter off between the two (larger on t
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Catalytic converter removal by bdcardinal @ 03/21/15 11:06 PM

Originally Posted By: dailydriverOriginally Posted By: bdcardinalI took the H pipe with 6 cats off of my 98 Mustang GT and replaced it with a Bassani offroad X pipe. It sounded amazing with my Spintech mufflers. Got tons of compliments from a bunch
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: '94 Grand Am 4T60-E Pan Drop - Tube Out of Place? by michaelluscher @ 03/21/15 10:58 PM

Good to know. I'm gonna order one of these for my 4T6xx transmission.
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: Pennzoil Platinum 5w30, 5,000 mile OCI by BHopkins @ 03/21/15 10:46 PM

Originally Posted By: ThrotI'm not sure if I agree with an increase of 2K miles right away. I think I'd feel more comfortable going 6K, THEN if the UOA supports 7K I would go for it. Why not? PP is easily good for longer oil changes. The report l
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: headlights on f150 by slackwolf @ 03/21/15 10:39 PM

Originally Posted By: 901MemphisThe 3M kit for the drill works great, the problem is once you sand everything off you have no UV protection, so they will re haze amazingly fast. Not sure what is the best UV protection but might want to look into
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Diesel Cars/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 5w-30 versus 0w-40? by Hessam @ 03/21/15 10:35 PM

Originally Posted By: OceanRunsLet's say a vehicle calls for 5w-30. Let's say you're using synthetics. Assuming you aren't trying to push to a very high mileage OCI, is there anything 0w-40 wouldn't do better? If a vehicle was built before 0w-40 was
Virgin Oil Analysis - PCMO/HDEO
Jump to new posts Re: New Mobil 1 Racing 0W30 VOA by dailydriver @ 03/21/15 10:12 PM

Originally Posted By: CrawfishTailsSome of the posts here say this M1 Racing Oil doesn't have detergents. Isn't the calcium evidence of a real detergent? I always thought so, but there are also some other 'pure' racing oils out there with high Ca l
Boat/PWC Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: 2 cycle oil, water cooled vs. air cooled by super20dan @ 03/21/15 09:56 PM

not once in 25 years of commercial lawn service have i had an oil related failure using twc3 oil. dont use it in sthil 4 mix engines.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Car stalled and engine knocking after service test by aquariuscsm @ 03/21/15 09:54 PM

Originally Posted By: redhatCalling ls1mike? He's got a similar car. ^^This. ls1mike has a couple of these cars I think. Send him a pm (and include your video) and see what he thinks. http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/users/218
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: pulled nail from one of my tires...no leak by y_p_w @ 03/21/15 09:51 PM

I found one, and it was right at about the time for my first rotation. I bought them at Costco, so I figured it was a good time for everything, with free repair or replacement as well as rebalance. They actually dismounted it and told me it didn't
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Cruze vs. Dart by daves87rs @ 03/21/15 09:39 PM

Originally Posted By: JarlaxleHonestly...unless it came with a lifetime/unlimited mileage warranty, I would not own a DCT on a bet! Not sure if they are that bad, but they can sure handle strange!
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Trying to understand SUS & cSt viscosity by SJohnson @ 03/21/15 09:03 PM

Originally Posted By: dustyroadsBlackstone is very responsive (in both willingness and speed) to emails. If you use their website to drop a line and include your client ID they will gladly clarify for you. They can be specific using your report and a
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Fram Ultra XG2 15,109 Miles [Cut Open] by David1 @ 03/21/15 08:50 PM

great oil filter........
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Rare BMW M found on the street by Jarlaxle @ 03/21/15 08:43 PM

Originally Posted By: hillclimberThat car is just ugly enough to be loveable. Any car in yellow, however, is awful. I'm sure there is some exception but this isn't it.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Repair shop experience. Need your opinions. by JohnMack @ 03/21/15 08:32 PM

Originally Posted By: cashmoneyI'd go back in to the shop and be 100% honest about the noises I thought I was hearing now and ask them to take a look at it and see if anything may have happened while car was up on the lift or being serviced. In othe
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Anyone Know If Purolator Is Improving The Classic? by crazyoildude @ 03/21/15 08:28 PM

I think another reason they dont announce anything is because they are still tearing and they did nothing to fix the problem. I could be wrong but i dont trust them at all like many others... I was at my brothers house and in his garage he had 4 of t
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