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Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Toyota 2.4L & AWD Ok? by Nick1994 @ Yesterday at 11:34 PM

Originally Posted By: KingCake Edit: just noticed your signature. Sigh. I miss the old 5SFE 2.2L. Great engine. Yeah, I love this car. It's incredibly boring, but that's what makes it fantastic. The 5SFE is slow as crud, but very reliable. Awesome on
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Fram Wearguard HD Black Heavy Duty by ToadU @ Yesterday at 11:33 PM

framheavyduty.com .....cut and pasted from above webpage FRAM® Wearguard® HD Oil Filter – Black (HPH) Fram® Wearguard® HD filters are engineered for fleets looking to extend drain intervals. FRAM Wearguard HD filters are constructed with a robust
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Delo syn blend 10w-30 $14.97 walmart and amazon by wgtoys @ Yesterday at 11:28 PM

Originally Posted By: jmasterthis is diesel oil mind you. This is not exclusively for diesel engines. People frequently make that incorrect assumption. This oil is dual rated for diesel and gasoline powered engines. Read the whole descripti
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Budget 0W-20 andBudget Filter by ToadU @ Yesterday at 11:26 PM

Didn't know that about Super Tec. My shop uses Mag1 fluids almost exclusively and they make the Super Tec oils. I just assumed since Mag1 had an 0w20 Super Tec would too. Oppps. Thanks for the correction. Nothing wrong with Frams even the oran
Boat/PWC Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Back w another question...motors by southernjeeper @ Yesterday at 11:23 PM

At my age the boat I do chose will probably be just above what I can afford as one with a t top and the right HP and deal on that motor I can manage at the dealer will depict on the engines just like anyone's potential toy. Mercury's are great mot
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: How long can unused oil filters sit? by ZeeOSix @ Yesterday at 11:21 PM

A silicone ADBV will last forever compared to nitrile. The base gasket is probably the thing to watch for the most (901Memphis post above), and also rust.
Boat/PWC Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Difference between Vovo Gear lube and Amsoil. by monster1 @ Yesterday at 11:19 PM

I wouldn't run anything in it other than Volvo stuff. Having the clutch cone glaze over isn't something to mess with. This is the only Volvo product I run in my boat. Everything else is aftermarket.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Post your latest oil change by travlnman @ Yesterday at 11:17 PM

2014 F150 3.7L , out PYB 5w20&MC FL500S, in with Pennzoil Gold and MC FL500s
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Originally Posted By: BrocLunoMe, I'd put 5W-30 Maxlife in all of them and cruise on. I'd buy on sale and stock up if rebates are happening. No downside. Decent blend. Use good filters and go 6K on changes I would be happy with this too. I do
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: cold tick 2010 ford fusion by akela @ Yesterday at 10:54 PM

Originally Posted By: Klutch9Originally Posted By: Branson304It's no big deal, don't worry. These Duratec engines are NOISY as far as "ticking" noises go. Doesn't matter if it's 4 cylinders or 6, they all seem to be noisy. Especially in the
Firearms: Lubes, Cleaners, & Maintenance
Jump to new posts Re: What weight in 9mm? by meadows @ Yesterday at 10:52 PM

ATK is combined into Vista Outdoor Originally Posted By: GeorgeKaplanCCI/Federal/Speer = ATK Originally Posted By: john_piferThe second article suggests that Federal and Speer are "sister companies." Interesting. I've not heard that before
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: World Economic Collapse is imminent by dishdude @ Yesterday at 10:48 PM

antiquevowel - SSI is for people that are disabled and can't work.
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Jump to new posts Re: Boron Additives by MolaKule @ Yesterday at 10:38 PM

It also says, Quote:There are two main types of EP additives, those that are temperature-dependent, and those that are not. The most common temperature-dependent types include boron, chlorine, phosphorus and sulfur. I don't know when this was writt
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: UOA Motul 8100 5W30, 01 Silverado 2500HD 11k mi by mjoekingz28 @ Yesterday at 10:24 PM

I have the LQ4 as well. Ok, 99 & 00 were the iron heads. Don't take my word for it, but I think ANY engine with ANY oil will eventually burn off if left in too long. That being said....... If yours has the oil change reset message, are you
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: 10w-30 vs 5w-40 question by TiredTrucker @ Yesterday at 10:19 PM

Schaeffer 711 10w30 blend, factory rebuilt Detroit 60 493387 miles on rebuild, 20100 miles on oil 2 qts makeup oil Iron 28, Chrom 2, Lead 6, Copper 1, Tin 0, Alum 1 Sodium 22, Potassium 2, Magnesium 985, Calcium 1494, Phos 1276, Zinc 1573, Moly 68
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: Detroit DD15 and 60 series 12.7 oil change by TiredTrucker @ Yesterday at 10:09 PM

Schaeffer 711 10w30 blend, factory rebuilt Detroit 60 493387 miles on rebuild, 20100 miles on oil 2 qts makeup oil Iron 28, Chrom 2, Lead 6, Copper 1, Tin 0, Alum 1 Sodium 22, Potassium 2, Magnesium 985, Calcium 1494, Phos 1276, Zinc 15
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Pentastar Cylinder Head, Service Writer Problems by Oscar_Ruitt @ Yesterday at 10:07 PM

I've had the car for the last 20,000 miles. It has never dropped below the full mark between oil changes. It was absolutely full. They were confused at best, lying at worst.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 2013 Chevy Silverado 1500 Oil Pressure Sensor by Davoil @ Yesterday at 10:07 PM

Suspect the oil filter. This is a very recent problem. The local gm dealer has been selling the pf48 performance filter to solve the most recent pressure issues. We'll see, we have a few out there where we just stuck on a Napa proselect filter to rep
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Septic tank question... by 69GTX @ Yesterday at 10:03 PM

Originally Posted By: madRiverFor general idea of how often, 4-6 years is quite arbitrary. It actually depends on size of your tank AND people living in home. See here for pumping schedule that is quite well written and basic>>> http://insp
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Oil filter can bursting by goodtimes @ Yesterday at 09:56 PM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7P5iUArbJw If a system exceeds 300 psi I wouldn't blame the oil filter first because it blew apart, or off. But to each his own. Good idea to put a higher than 300 on to correct the problem. I will never need that bu
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Proof Chevy V8's beat blown 4-cylinders - Focus RS by stranger706 @ Yesterday at 09:50 PM

The RS is starting to look like a big ripoff. Nevermind a V8. Look at this... The Mustang with the same 2.3 Ecoboost (slightly detuned, 310 hp 320 tq) stickers for $26,500. So for $10,000 more in the Focus RS you get...part time AWD? And a nice spoi
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Honda gvc160 Timing Belt by JTK @ Yesterday at 09:46 PM

I've got a GCV160 from 1999. I bought it new. Changed the oil maybe 4x and the air filter and plug once. Still the best performing mower engine I ever had.
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: walmart supertech oil on sale. by BigD1 @ Yesterday at 09:40 PM

Originally Posted By: KingCakeSuper S Syn Blend regularly goes on sale for $7.99 guys. Don't hoard this. No Super S blend around here. The SuperTech is the cheapest I can get without any rebates.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Rumor: Honda about to release VTC Actuator fix by gregk24 @ Yesterday at 09:34 PM

Originally Posted By: SchmoeOUCH.....that noise would make me cringe.... The 2014 CRV in your sig is well known for this issue as well, so pay attention to your car on start up...you may notice you have the issue. It can start out as a faint nois
Cooling System Fluids & Additives
Jump to new posts Re: NAPA radiators by buck91 @ Yesterday at 09:30 PM

So... whats the best option for replacement radiators these days? Specifically, I'm thinking about my 1996 Mustang but I ask in general.
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