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Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: OCI/FCI strategy for a high mileage 2000 Saturn SL by KD0AXS @ Yesterday at 09:39 PM

Originally Posted By: txelen Originally Posted By: mattwithcatsYou can use a longer M1-209 filter on Saturn S series... Cross reference is Fram 3614 or longer Fram 3600... Originally Posted By: RhgmechanicMotorcraft FL400S fits, too. Knowing
General and Off Topic
Nothing to do with deserve. I understand these events are very stressful and people do not act perfectly when forced into it. Knowing this I give victims wide leeway in dealing with criminals. It's very easy to avoid being shot in the living room b
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Echo Trimmer Carb rebuild, er upgrade by Team_FAST @ Yesterday at 09:22 PM

Originally Posted By: jhellwigSo have you ported the cylinder yet? You could get a lot of gains doing that. And where is the pipe? Patience, grasshopper......
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: 04-06 MB E55: what should i know about them? by JHZR2 @ Yesterday at 09:22 PM

Originally Posted By: Chris142we dont work on any mb.i do specialize in ac but we do other car repairs.we send mb's to a specialist in town.let him have the headachs. yes the ac is the same regardless of brand but you fix a hose on a mb and then ano
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Brake Shoes -- better grip than Wagner TQ? by Sequoiasoon @ Yesterday at 09:20 PM

Originally Posted By: meepthose rotors are freakin beautiful. I completely agree with choice of slotted while avoiding drilled. coincidentally, the raybestos rotors I have purchased are slotted as well. it's the at-300. the slotted rotors + proACT pa
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Decals, Bumperstickers by jfug97 @ Yesterday at 09:18 PM

you got me interested in getting some stickers, so I sent email to every oil company I could think of requesting some stickers. I hope some of them send me some.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: 2014 Ford Falcon revealed by hattaresguy @ Yesterday at 09:16 PM

Australians have the right idea, buy right wheel drive cars not fail wheel drive. Nice cars, wouldn't sell in the states sadly.
Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Picked up a Havoline oil filter by tezzzas @ Yesterday at 09:11 PM

I believe puro makes it and 3 dollars to boot. Says made in USA,very good paint job. Lol
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Transmission Problems....Need Opinions by exranger06 @ Yesterday at 09:06 PM

Originally Posted By: Miller88Originally Posted By: BluestreamOriginally Posted By: Miller88The 4 speed autos in those were pretty weak. Drive it for now, but keep it in the back of your mind that you will be replacing it soon. Yes, but that was t
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: VW 502 to 504 really worth it? by JHZR2 @ Yesterday at 09:06 PM

Originally Posted By: edyvwOriginally Posted By: JHZR2Originally Posted By: Jeffs2006EvoIXI'm going to hold out for edyvw's near 5k mile trial with M1 ESP and my 3k mile UOA of PU Euro 5w30 and see how things look. Then go from there. What are all
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: anybody else afraid of the water? by Miller88 @ Yesterday at 08:54 PM

I can swim and I don't mind being on the water. I hate being wet though.
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Oilite Bearings by andyd @ Yesterday at 08:52 PM

The Oilite bushings in my 528e's heater fan dried up after 15 yrs. The Bosch motor isn't really designed to be serviced. I practiced on 2 bad ones and made a good one. I finally refined my re hab to pulling the fans and suspending the motor end in
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Fix a flat by Miller88 @ Yesterday at 08:51 PM

I don't like the ones that are mounted under the rear. They rust out.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: HIGH MILEAGE OIL VS EVERYTHING ELSE... by crazyoildude @ Yesterday at 08:37 PM

i use hm oils in a number of cars and have very high miles on each. I used hm in the 83 olds custom cruiser with the 307 5.0 litre engine and it lasted to 400,XXX miles engine still going strong when i got rid of it. I have seen phm slow leaks down
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: New To BMW and Synthetics by bimmerdriver @ Yesterday at 08:37 PM

Originally Posted By: Quattro PeteOriginally Posted By: bimmerdriverFor what it's worth, according to Wikipedia, "Wind-chill or windchill, (popularly wind chill factor) is the perceived decrease in air temperature felt by the body on exposed ski
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Bosch 9614 or Champion 9812 iridium spark plugs by artificialist @ Yesterday at 08:34 PM

Typically Honda engines are made for a certain NGK or Denso plug, and I have seen them run poorly when Bosch is used. Get the proper NGK or Denso. In your owner's manual, I'm sure you will find the correct part number for 1 type of Denso plug and fo
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Husqvarna saw doesnt like storage by andyd @ Yesterday at 08:33 PM

Originally Posted By: SHOZMake your own E0 out of E10 by doping it with water. The alcohol and water will mix and separate to the bottom. Then siphon off the pure gas. How well does this work? I've dealt with phase separation once and I did re-u
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: 2004 2500hd rear diff oil by Alltherage @ Yesterday at 08:26 PM

I spotted castrol full syn 75w90 this wknd at autozone for 5.99. Thought that was a great price. I assume that's good as well...noticeably cheaper
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Mower runs better with choke on by yeehaw1960 @ Yesterday at 08:25 PM

If it takes 10 pulls to start, the throttle cable probably needs to be adjusted to fully engage the choke. The screw on top of the carb is the one everyone misses. The main jet is rarely clogged to the point where the mower runs that badly. If it
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: John Deere LX279 by yeehaw1960 @ Yesterday at 08:18 PM

If you remove the air filter, you can spray carb cleaner (not starting fluid) down into the intake. If you can get it to start briefly like that, put some Sea Foam or other reputable stuff into the gas and start it with the carb cleaner with the cho
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Rough Idle/Dimming lights by Gito @ Yesterday at 08:18 PM

Belt
Question of the Day
Jump to new posts Re: Engine Oil and Transmission fluid component by FL_Rob @ Yesterday at 08:17 PM

Red dye.This dye would be used in transmission fluid .Boron also would be on the list.I'm not sure if its related to the dye itself or other chemistry of the trans fluid.Then there's the Boron as a component of engine oil and gear oil. I'm really not
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Dumping Used Oil Question...... by artificialist @ Yesterday at 08:16 PM

Originally Posted By: Merkava_4Originally Posted By: Stelth Autozone just dumps it in the tank. Walmart lets you dump the oil in the tank yourself and no special container required. Depends on what Walmart you go to. At my local Walmart, you have
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: 2 stroke Chain Saw - ran when parked by yeehaw1960 @ Yesterday at 08:13 PM

Open the gas tank again and see if the gas filter is still attached to the gas line. If it is, dump the fuel back out of your tank and blow it out with compressed air. Push the primer bulb several times and blow it out again. Repeat this three or
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: BMW and the 10W60 thing???!!! by bimmerdriver @ Yesterday at 08:02 PM

Originally Posted By: d00df00dOriginally Posted By: bimmerdriverThe M3 does not "punish" you if you don't drive it hard. It does in two ways: 1. Ever popped the valve cover on a mildly treated E46 M3? If you do, prepare to see varnish.
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