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Jump to new posts Re: Opinions Wanted: Sherwin-Williams Paint by pandus13 @ 11/24/14 01:20 PM

Originally Posted By: pandus13Originally Posted By: BISCUTBehr ceiling paint is weak, very weak. Sure aren't getting away with a single coat! Mr. Demarpaint: feel like sharing any secrets or tips on cutting above thin trip or under crowm molding?
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Car Rebuilding by bepperb @ 11/24/14 01:18 PM

That's just for the five hour breakin. Just kidding. I still think you can do better for the money, but I wouldn't have a problem with that filter in a new engine I just bought. If you were to standardize on one filter (and a production shop proba
Photo Section
Jump to new posts Re: NC Trip by gman2304 @ 11/24/14 01:18 PM

Pete, The seventh pic down is now my screen saver...Thanks!
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Should I use this Fram Ultra? by Nate1979 @ 11/24/14 01:16 PM

Originally Posted By: J_ROriginally Posted By: ZeeOSixNothing wrong with those pleats. They may look "tight", but as far as oil flow, it won't matter at all. Lots of oil filters look to have "tighter" pleat spacing on one side vs
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: many ACEA a5/b5 and a3/b4 only api SL by Quattro Pete @ 11/24/14 01:16 PM

Originally Posted By: shDK I thought ACEA a3/b4 would equal API SN in performance. It depends on one's definition of performance. ACEA A3/B4 exceeds API SN in many performance categories, but as I mentioned before, there are certain aspects of AP
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Quaker State 0W20 Oil - Is it any Good? by CATERHAM @ 11/24/14 01:15 PM

Originally Posted By: ShannowOriginally Posted By: CATERHAM This oil is specially formulated to Toyota's specifications and consequently is unique with a number of attributes that no other OTC oil offer including Quaker State and Mobil 1's own 0W-20.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: New Plugs are Powdery Black. Diagnosis? by 4wheeldog @ 11/24/14 01:15 PM

Originally Posted By: suptonWhy are the comp numbers so dissimilar? As in, 150, 135, 200, 180? Without running the engine up to temp, then doing a compression test with the engine warm, and the throttle wide open, those numbers mean very little...
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Car Rebuilding by mrsilv04 @ 11/24/14 01:15 PM

It doesn't require any thought, and that is attractive to a lot of people anymore.
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Car Rebuilding by Bryankkkk @ 11/24/14 01:15 PM

Using it for a short interval to catch all the junk before they put on a good filter :P
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Car Rebuilding by Chris142 @ 11/24/14 01:15 PM

And if wix had been a sponsor it would have had a wix.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Post your latest oil change by OhioGuy82 @ 11/24/14 01:13 PM

2002 Monte Carlo SS 180k miles. 5,600 on engine. Out - Mobil Super 5000/PF47E. 2,700 miles. In - Mobil Super 5000/PF52E. 2002 Buick Century. Out - Mobil 1 5W30/Wix 51040. In - Mobil 1 5W30/Wix 51040.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: New Plugs are Powdery Black. Diagnosis? by bigt61 @ 11/24/14 01:13 PM

Looks like it's worth $400 even if you have to buy an engine.
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Craftsman Snowblower 247.88955 by Lapham3 @ 11/24/14 01:11 PM

I do things backwords in some cases=my 25 year old Yamaha (splash/no filter)tracked snowblower never needs anything and is operated in a pretty dust/dirt free environment, but I change the oil at the end of each winter use-why? oil drain/refill of th
European and Import Motor Oils
So- MS-11106 and MB 229.51 are not the same spec as has been purported to be true. Thanks
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Craftsman Snowblower 247.88955 by fxrider @ 11/24/14 01:08 PM

no more than 30 hrs air cooled engines are hard on oil.
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Craftsman Snowblower 247.88955 by Donald @ 11/24/14 01:07 PM

Originally Posted By: DroopyI think it's a waste IMHO to only run it for one season and roughly at the very most 20 hours and dump it. I do let it idle with the choke at half way and then the choke off for about 3 minuites. Then I take it easy on it
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Car Rebuilding by DSparks @ 11/24/14 01:06 PM

Maybe not the best filter on the world but nothing wrong with an orange can...
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: New Plugs are Powdery Black. Diagnosis? by Turk @ 11/24/14 01:06 PM

Originally Posted By: suptonWhy are the comp numbers so dissimilar? As in, 150, 135, 200, 180? That's what made them believe the engine is bad, thus how I got this cherry car for $400. ...the close one...
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Car Rebuilding by Eddie @ 11/24/14 01:04 PM

Watched the TV program OVERHAULED last night. I find it fascinating how they rebuild a vehicle from the frame up including a highly respected engine & transmission rebuilder. As they were putting the newly rebuilt and modified 390 Cu IN engine in
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Did you clean the threads on the bolts and in the transmission before you reinstalled it? when I repaired my transmission a year ago, I cleaned the threads on everything with my tap and die and also used acetone on a qtip to clean out where the tran
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts 98 Civic - torque converter lockup? by wing0 @ 11/24/14 01:02 PM

Did a yearly ATF D&F. Car has 135k km. Original fluid inside was a mix of Z1, DW1 and Maxlife from previous drains. Ran out of Maxlife and didn't want to put DW1 in as I heard it's quite low viscosity. So I got some Castrol IMV. Drained about
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: where is the best deal on Dexron VI ? by writes123 @ 11/24/14 01:01 PM

Originally Posted By: SLO_TownOP, a superior deal. $59.20 for a 12 quart case of Kendall. http://www.petroleumservicecompany.com/kendall-dex-vi.html Scott gotta add shipping costs, though
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Girl buzzed by me in the Costco lot by gman2304 @ 11/24/14 01:00 PM

I park as far away from other cars as I can. It used to irritate my wife...and now she does it as well. Neither My 9 year old truck or her 8 year old car has a scratch or ding. Anybody notice that the fat people who need to walk the most, are the mos
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Jump to new posts Re: Congrats to aquariuscsm by aquariuscsm @ 11/24/14 12:59 PM

Originally Posted By: Merkava_4aquariuscsm is a good guy; he's not one of those thin oil people. Thanks Merk! I like you too,you seem like an awesome guy! That's a trip,I would've never seen that even-number 10,000 posts :^) Haha yep,I like m
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: Solar Battery Chargers by spavel6 @ 11/24/14 12:56 PM

I bought a VW Charger a few months back, but haven't had too much luck with it.. Maybe my lot just doesn't get enough sun, but the battery drained just the same.
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