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Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: 2013 Chevy Equinox, 2.4L, 7,611mi, Mobil-1 0w40 by Benzadmiral @ 04/11/14 11:34 AM

Originally Posted By: KCJeepIt appears to me using a true Dexos oil in this engine will lead to an early demise without crazy short OCI's. As already suggested, I can't help but wonder if something like T6, being an HDEO with its differing add p
Virgin Oil Analysis - PCMO/HDEO
Jump to new posts Re: Virgin Mazda 0w-20 w/moly Idemitsu SN by 97tbird @ 04/11/14 11:30 AM

Originally Posted By: EddieAnyone have a picture of the new Mazda 0w20 with moly? Pics of bottle - front and back Here:
Firearms: Lubes, Cleaners, & Maintenance
Jump to new posts Re: Glock compact or sub compact? by dnewton3 @ 04/11/14 11:09 AM

We are required to shoot out to 50 yards for initial state qualifications (back when I was in the academy in 1995), but our annual recerts are at 25 yards max distance. We shoot 12 rounds each at 3, 7, 15, 25 yards; combination of dominant and non
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: WIX Equivalent Oil Filter To NAPA Gold ? by dnewton3 @ 04/11/14 09:59 AM

Originally Posted By: dlundbladAnd what are the golds rated at? Just about everything on their site is now white-washed to be the 2/20=6/20 ...
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Ebay - Shill Bidding by Hokiefyd @ 04/11/14 09:51 AM

I yield to that point; if the purpose of doing so is to avoid dishonest sellers, then that's something different.
Jump to new posts Re: Anybody knows a good graphics program on Linux??? by uc50ic4more @ 04/11/14 09:40 AM
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
From what I can find. ST syn and MAG-1 are not the same. But very close.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Sarcastic Fringehead by eljefino @ 04/11/14 09:38 AM

How about the spiny dogfish, wholesaling at 17 cents a pound. Sure it can probably be reconstituted into a filet-of-fish given enough processing... but it pees through its skin!
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Pressure Test Coolant System by kschachn @ 04/11/14 09:35 AM

It won't, unless you pressurize it more than you should. But I think the dye is a good idea, it is easy and would show small leaks over time. A UV dye is best if you have access to a black light. Originally Posted By: MarkM66Originally Posted By: G
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Getting color matched paint online? by GMBoy @ 04/11/14 09:06 AM

Originally Posted By: BenzadmiralI've bought the 1/2 oz. bottles of touchup paint from these guys (who, oddly, are local to me): Their website also lists spray cans. I second these guys! I have purchased a few tim
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Calculating Gains/Loss IRA - QRDO by stockrex @ 04/11/14 08:11 AM

Unfortunately I am quite capable of calculating it myself, but dealing with my ex is a nightmare. we are talking a whole bunch of zeros, so it is worth spending it on a pro. I spoke to a CPA/investment firm and they will are willing do it.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: The liquid de-icer they use here by Blaze @ 04/11/14 07:47 AM

Originally Posted By: xxch4osxxSome places here use magnesium chloride in the brine mix. It does a number on the wiring on the trucks. Constantly having problems with badly corroded wiring on the trucks. Yes, this is what they use here (magnesium
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: ProSelect, Silver, Gold, Platinum - x1372 by sayjac @ 04/11/14 07:46 AM

Originally Posted By: MuzzleFlash40Originally Posted By: sayjacQuote:I believe that the silver is rated at %80. The proselect has the same media but less of it. 80% at what micron level? Without both parts of the efficiency equation, percent and mic
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Old tires like new what would you do? by NHHEMI @ 04/11/14 07:41 AM

Originally Posted By: EddieUse them till they have sidewall cracks or the tread is gone. This. ^^^ I see nothing wrong with those tires to warrant replacing them.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Budget Paint? by Silverado12 @ 04/11/14 07:30 AM

^^^Use 220 grit on your d/a, then block it with 400 wet.
Oil Filters
Originally Posted By: chad814006 + sae threads 13/16 x 16 10111 metric threads 18 x 1.5 mm That was easy. More to filter comparison and external size/dimension comparison. And contrary to the misinformation posted in this thread, P1 never adv
Jump to new posts Re: PCIe x1 video card suggestions by Hokiefyd @ 04/11/14 06:14 AM

The "Additional Drivers" applet found NVIDIA drivers for this board, and I installed the v331 driver, but that crashed the system; it would not re-start, and I didn't know how to load in "Safe Mode", if there is one. So I elected
Jump to new posts Re: inexpensive laser toner, opinions? by KrisZ @ 04/11/14 05:55 AM

I'm buying diy toner refill kits from for my HP laser printer. The print quality is identical to the original HP toner and it is a very easy procedure with clear instructions. And their prices and customer service are second to no
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Another death by Silverado12 @ 04/11/14 05:53 AM

^^^That's usually fine if you push the tire under the brake you're working on. I've never had to crawl under a car while doing a brake job.
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Hankook Optimo H727 tires installed - wtih PICS by Char Baby @ 04/11/14 05:38 AM

Thanks for keeping us updated! I too have given many reviews and comments over the last 3-4 years on the H727's. Not only from our personal experience but from those in our circle as well. I will probably get rid of our H727s a bit early as the al
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: My new Ulysse Nardin by Trav @ 04/11/14 04:50 AM

I hear good things about MJ but I have never used them. I have used RGM in PA and they do very nice work on high end watches. Get it done right and it wont be a money drain down the road. Servicing this watch is going to be expensive but its worth i
Question of the Day
Originally Posted By: Cardenio327Equivalent to Mobil Rarus 827 (synthetic) Are they both Di-ester base oils?
Jump to new posts Re: Just bought a 21.5inch iMac! by TDOHGL01 @ 04/11/14 01:02 AM

Hopefully FedEx tracking will update soon because it has not been updated in a couple days and it last departed Sacramento, CA and has not reported since!LOL
Technical and White Papers
Jump to new posts Re: Oil specifications compilation. by 901Memphis @ 04/10/14 11:58 PM

Yep it's been posted before, but still valuable for others who have not seen it. I may have lost my copy of it anyways but i remember it for sure.
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Wish I stil had a F&F nearby. Always thought Wal-Mart was higher on oil till I moved to FL years ago now their less than the parts stores at least. Miss 'ol Menards in these parts as well, they always seemed like a better place to go than HD or
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