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Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Pur 1 - 4,000 miles - hole in bottom by ZeeOSix @ 07/25/14 01:45 PM

Originally Posted By: cookiemonsterI wonder if these tears are because the high "efficiency" media might be too restrictive, possibly causing too much pressure to build up on media & thus the seams. Would be a good reason to use lower
Interesting Articles
Jump to new posts Re: BlackStone July oil report by joegreen @ 07/25/14 01:38 PM

When i get super wealthy in am going to make a system where you have to put oil into your car just like gas. The oil will get used once then moved to a separate used oil tank . The engine will receive a constant supply of new oil although i'm sure ma
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: [Cut Open] Purolator P1 PL3001 4k miles by ZeeOSix @ 07/25/14 01:36 PM

Originally Posted By: 2010_FX4Originally Posted By: ZeeOSixKind of an old one ... F02B04B2 = Feb 4, 2010. Most of the tears have been in 2012 and 2013 production, have they not? Certainly, makes one wonder what changed... I think this was about the
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Recycling tranny fluid to power steering? by joegreen @ 07/25/14 01:17 PM

You could use the trans fluid and do a really good flush of the power steering then put in some new atf+4
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Alignment done on my ranger by Blkstanger @ 07/25/14 12:52 PM

The previous owner of my truck had done the ball joints right before I purchased it. Maybe no Alignment was done at that time. It was pretty far off when it first hit the rack.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: following the users manual by barkingspider @ 07/25/14 12:46 PM

Originally Posted By: NormanBuntzYou don't say the odometer mileage. If it was mine, I'd be comfortable using a premium oil filter, QS Defy and 4K OCIs. Two jugs at Walmart will give you 3 oil changes. It's a 1.6l with 127k mikes on it.
Aviation
Jump to new posts Re: Crashed Air Algerie plane in Mali Desert. by dave1251 @ 07/25/14 12:38 PM

http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/085157fa-13bf-11e4-8485-00144feabdc0.html#axzz38VF4MyFA Investigators begin work at Air Algerie crash site in Mali
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: AMSOIL ASL 5w-30 3,575 miles 1995 Mark VIII by ThirdeYe @ 07/25/14 12:16 PM

It was indeed called ASL back in 2007, as I bought some of it back in 2007 and remember it distinctly. I actually still have my UOA from that oil bought back in 2007 and it had around 50ppm of Moly.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Vehicle Maintenance by lugNutz @ 07/25/14 12:10 PM

Originally Posted By: Quattro PeteYou could easily share the Excel file and allow other family members to edit it, for example by sharing the file through some free cloud service such as Dropbox. The Google Docs idea that Edward mentioned above is a
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: QS3614 (Puro Classic) cut open. by ThirdeYe @ 07/25/14 11:57 AM

Have any of the other Quaker State branded Purolators cut open shown any tears? I used to buy these quite often, but I've held off because of the tearing fiasco. This one looks good... and if all of them look this good, I would go back to using these
Used Oil Analysis - Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: Rotella T6 5w-40, 13,015 mi., 2003 Jetta ALH by scurvy @ 07/25/14 11:54 AM

T6 has always been IMO the best bang-for-the-buck TDI oils for non-CR engines. Great looking report, you should consider running it even longer. Lead is a minor spike, might be from a particle streak through a bearing. I wouldn't worry about it unle
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Purolator PL25288 cut open. by ElastoHydro @ 07/25/14 11:20 AM

Originally Posted By: webforsAnother good looking filter. Has the signs of concern at the seam. Why can't they just tighten the seam area up with another pleat or two and be done with it! It would solve all these issues we've seen with the Puro's.
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
Jump to new posts Re: F1 Engine Oil Better as of 2011 -- Anybody Know? by ElastoHydro @ 07/25/14 11:13 AM

Maybe PAG has invaded the world of racing? Wondering if F1 (others too) use PAG. BITOG PAG discussion - Answers from MolaKule and others on PAG
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 2003 Ford Escape Air bag code 47 by bdcardinal @ 07/25/14 10:04 AM

That is not a recall, TSBs are only covered under warranty. If it was a recall it would be labeled as a Field Service Action.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: K&N Cool Air intake, '13 2.0L Dart by Mykl @ 07/25/14 10:02 AM

Heck, I'd spend a couple hundred just for the noise. Intake noise from a nice inline engine is a wonderful thing. I'd change out the intake on the GTI, but as it turns out they generally don't make a huge difference. I'm guessing the turbo muffles
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: MP3 Download by ThirdeYe @ 07/25/14 09:54 AM

If not ripping from CDs, I like downloading music from Amazon as well. They aren't quite as aggressive with their DRM. For example, when I purchase CDs from Amazon, they will let you download mp3s from that CD, free of charge. Also, if you buy mp3s f
Question of the Day
Jump to new posts Re: Biology and Chemistry by MolaKule @ 07/25/14 09:39 AM

The Penicillins and cephalosporins are all good antibiotics. Most Antibiotics are effective because they inhibit the biosynthesis of vital parts of the bacteria's cells walls. Some bacteria have become resistant to certain antiobiotics by producin
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 2009 Civic 1.8L rough idle with the AC on by wag123 @ 07/25/14 09:24 AM

Originally Posted By: lukejo Same thing, I believe, that is happening in my '95 Camry. If no harm, I'll live with it. Toyotas are not known to have motor mount problems, but, after almost 20 years of use the rubber in ANY manufacturer's motor mount
Question of the Day
Originally Posted By: lukejospider's web Wow, all of you are correct but I believe lukejo was the first with the correct answer so he wins the Piston cup Lapel Pin. Spider Silk of the Golden Orb Weaver has three times the impact strength of Ke
Used Oil Analysis - Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: '07 LBZ UOA @ 175,000 by A_Harman @ 07/25/14 09:16 AM

I agree with dustyroads that the 37K mile analysis looked better than the 50K mile analyses. Viscosity went up, which could indicate oxidation, and the higher viscosity could be affecting your fuel mileage, but probably not to the extent of 1 mpg.
Used Oil Analysis - Motorcycle
Jump to new posts Re:Maxlife Blend 20w-50 2500 miles 91 BMW R100GS by vintageant @ 07/25/14 08:39 AM

Huge amount of Moly, but very low zinc for a 20W50
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 15w/50 in place of 0w/20 WHY? by Rosetta @ 07/25/14 08:15 AM

Let's try this: Tell me that a thicker oil won't give cushion for that harmful particle ... Don't forget that the best spin on filter gives up of 15 microns particles (pretty big), normal filters gives up of 25 microns (huge) ...
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: QSUD 5w-20, 7835 mi, Honda Fit Sport by bigt61 @ 07/25/14 08:00 AM

Aluminum is a little high, but certainly not worrisome - could it possibly be your driving style? It may be coming from piston skirts if you tend to "lug" the engine at all - in other words shift up early into a higher gear to maximize fue
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Fram Cartridge Failure by JerryBob @ 07/25/14 07:55 AM

Originally Posted By: ElastoHydroOriginally Posted By: MotorkingHello, I work for FRAM. we would like very much to see the filter. Please call 800-890-2075 and press the option for claims and quality. We will evaluate the filter and provide feedback.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Always read seller reviews by dlundblad @ 07/25/14 07:41 AM

One of my other books I was able to get from Walmart and use the site to store option. They provided me with a order number and a tracking number once it shipped. It is being shipped down to Kentucky. What the heck!
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