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Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: under valve cover pics 163,000 elantra by KitaCam @ 04/16/14 08:39 PM

I had thought that tarnishing was a chemical reaction to the metal changing the color, and varnishing a superficial coating of the metal, that sticky surface leading to sludging...maybe wrong there, but the metal surface here wasn't at all "stic
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: read my plugs! by SEMI_287 @ 04/16/14 08:38 PM

I caught that. I guess I forgot to seat it after checking the oil.
Cooling System Fluids & Additives
Jump to new posts Re: Which AF for 1989 Acura RS by 901Memphis @ 04/16/14 08:36 PM

Your right it's not available in concentrate, I Googled it and it showed another similar looking bottle but it was too blurry to read. I checked again and it's a heavy duty coolant in the black Zerex jug.
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: AC Delco PF2057 for hondas? (cant find info) by Merkava_4 @ 04/16/14 08:13 PM

I've taken several of them apart and they always look real good. The pleats are always straight and plenty stiff. I'm referring to the non e-core of course. I wouldn't run an e-core if they were free.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Investors....come in please! by JHZR2 @ 04/16/14 08:00 PM

Wow my post was cryptic. Working on only like 3 hrs sleep. Yep agree. Seems a bit oversold so may get a snap back. Also it will bottom out at some point... Neither want to catch a falling knife or try too hard to guess a bottom. May nibble a
Detail and Wax
Jump to new posts Re: Is the 500 ml bottle of Iron X enough? by mkosem @ 04/16/14 07:30 PM

Originally Posted By: The CriticI am not familiar with Iron Out beyond the info in this thread: Seems like I made a good choice!
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Honda HRX 217 by JTK @ 04/16/14 06:52 PM

Tufftorq/Kanzaki supplied Honda with some of their hydrostatic drives too I believe.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Help me real quick by Gokhan @ 04/16/14 06:50 PM

As I said, it's always a tradeoff between CCS and NOACK. If the old formulation had a better NOACK, it had a worse CCS, as PAO and GTL have very similar curves in the graph above.
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: FP+, FP60 and other direct injection by G-MAN @ 04/16/14 06:35 PM

Originally Posted By: MolaKuleOriginally Posted By: G-MANOriginally Posted By: MolaKuleDeclaration: I have no current business association with LCD or its suppliers, and this is not an endorsement for, nor a criticism of LCD's products. I have no co
Jump to new posts Re: Going to need a 2nd vehicle. by fdcg27 @ 04/16/14 05:50 PM

Check my sig. Don't know why I didn't think to suggest the Focus. I ended up using the one I bought as my personal winter DD, which wasn't the original plan. It got me through one of the worst winters we've had in years with no drama. The ZTEC uses n
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Great spec sheet but bad oil? by CATERHAM @ 04/16/14 05:49 PM

If what you mean is, are there oils that don't measure up to even their virgin published PDS spec's, then yes there are many including so-called premium brands. PQIA is also constantly finding oils that don't meet spec'. As to how oils perform is
Used Oil Analysis - Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: 2011 f250 6.7 powerstroke by Radiation_Joe @ 04/16/14 05:33 PM

Here's the results from the Pennzoil experiment. Ran it a quart low for the full 7400 miles and didn't need to add any. I'm running a 50/50 mix of FP60 and Amsoil Cetane boost (6 to 8 oz per tank). My regens are well over 500 mile intervals now (t
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