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Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Cadillac's new ATS V-Spec: Hi-Speed Orgasmotron by A_Harman @ 11/24/14 07:53 AM

Originally Posted By: Quattro PeteOriginally Posted By: A_HarmanThe ATS isn't even available with the 2.5L I-4. The base engine is the 2.0L turbo I-4. Not so. The 2.5 I4 is the base engine. However, if you want a manual trans, the 2.0 turbo is yo
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Maxlife PS Fluid by HangFire @ 11/24/14 07:52 AM

Originally Posted By: dlundbladApparently this is one of the last few Mopar pumps to not use ATF+4 and need actual PS fluid? I don't know.. I read it on the web somewhere. I have an '01 Dakota that uses the old MS5931 clear/amber fluid. There is a
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
Jump to new posts Re: F1 - 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by whip @ 11/24/14 07:50 AM

How boring would this race have been if we didn't have the added excitement of double points?
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: New Plugs are Powdery Black. Diagnosis? by asand1 @ 11/24/14 07:50 AM

Leaking injector causing a rich condition, causing hyrdolock(banging), and fuel dilution "making oil"?? A leaking injector would also essentially cause a wet compression test, explaining the 180 and 200. What cylinders had the black plugs
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: "best" fluid for '07 MDX rear differential by HangFire @ 11/24/14 07:45 AM

Originally Posted By: artbucYou have quite an attitude! This has nothing to do with being snobby or supercilious. Honda and Acura fluids cost pretty much the same. Indeed, sometimes the Acura fluids are cheaper, it always pays to check both prices w
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Injectors question by chrisri @ 11/24/14 07:44 AM

Hi Trav, Actually the machine is of a good friend of my who owns repair shop. I didn't see ultrasound cleaning procedure so can't comment on that, he was done with that  before I came there. But he did say he tried more then once on that problematic
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Opinions Wanted: Sherwin-Williams Paint by BISCUT @ 11/24/14 07:43 AM

Behr 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? I'd like to say I'm not very good; but it would be a lie
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Cadillac's new ATS V-Spec: Hi-Speed Orgasmotron by A_Harman @ 11/24/14 07:41 AM

Originally Posted By: used_0ilIt sounds like this crowd has not heard of the ATS V.R. Would that be the model for "people that actually track their car"? Or would the street-legal ATS V be the better choice? I suggest you go back and re
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
I like to slowly depress the pedal with the bleeder open, close the bleeder, and repeat. Because clutch pedals typically stick at the pottom, its pheasible for one person to blead a clutch alone.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Valvoline to Mobile 1- Truck Runs better? by HangFire @ 11/24/14 07:39 AM

Originally Posted By: used_0ilIn the fact vs myth section in the above post, what does the 1st paragraph of the last fact say? It gives a generic, unsourced, unverified, blanket, one-size-fits all recommendation about severe service oil change inte
Foods/Cooking/Beverages
Jump to new posts Re: APPLES by JDW @ 11/24/14 07:34 AM

That is good eating , My grandmother used to do that all the time , Thanks for the reminder time to go get some
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Cadillac's new ATS V-Spec: Hi-Speed Orgasmotron by Quattro Pete @ 11/24/14 07:31 AM

Originally Posted By: A_HarmanThe ATS isn't even available with the 2.5L I-4. The base engine is the 2.0L turbo I-4. Not so. The 2.5 I4 is the base engine. However, if you want a manual trans, the 2.0 turbo is your only engine option, not countin
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Battery sprung a leak! by The_Eric @ 11/24/14 07:28 AM

Originally Posted By: bullwinkleSeems rare when a Johnson Controls battery DOESN'T corrode on top! I've said this for years! They seem to be a good starting battery, just a messy, acid barfing one...
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Cadillac's new ATS V-Spec: Hi-Speed Orgasmotron by A_Harman @ 11/24/14 07:27 AM

Originally Posted By: used_0ilI took a facebook poll. All 35 and under. Benz-C vs BMW-3 vs Audi-4 VS ATS Sedan. Results??? 100% Cadillac Colour: Black Diamond Tri-Coat Manual transmission Engine: 2.5 L4 As if I'll ever get to drive it. Oh well. I n
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Jump to new posts Re: Buying 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee tomorrow by Hokiefyd @ 11/24/14 07:27 AM

Originally Posted By: Chriznat20@msn.comIt did seem to accelerate smoother but now my idle in gear is rough. If you can't find the cause, put the OEM Champions in it. Seriously, I've never found an engine to run better on the "wrong" bran
Foods/Cooking/Beverages
Jump to new posts Re: APPLES by IndyIan @ 11/24/14 07:24 AM

Looks great. I have an apple addiction and we must have gone through over 100lbs so far this fall. At our local orchard Ambrosia seemed to be exceptional this year, even better than their Honey Crisp.
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 07:23 AM

API SM/SN limits the amount of certain additives in Xw-20 and Xw-30 grades. ACEA A3/B4 on the other hand requires a strong additive package to meet that TBN >= 10 requirement. Hence, you will find that most Xw-30 oils that meet ACEA A3/B4 would
Consumer Electronics
Jump to new posts Re: Roku 3 & Chromecast by Hokiefyd @ 11/24/14 07:22 AM

Originally Posted By: CutehumorRoku must block the youtube commercials somehow. Commercials show up at the beginning of a video. You can choose to watch the whole thing, or you can click the Skip This Ad button after 5 seconds to dismiss the comme
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Any harm in using higher octane? by rjundi @ 11/24/14 07:22 AM

Originally Posted By: Wolf359You don't have to go all super. You could just try a few gallons of super with regular to bring up the average octane in the tank. That's how they make plus anyway, they mix regular and super. Mix would be 1/3 super to 2/
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Tires Pricing Error !!! by Char Baby @ 11/24/14 07:19 AM

Originally Posted By: HTSS_TROriginally Posted By: Char BabyHow is this for a guess? http://www.americastire.com/dtcs/findTir...LINT&cs=245 Yeah. That is the one. $67 for speed rate W 245/45-17 can't be beat. Even some Chinese/Taiwanese tires
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
Jump to new posts Re: F1 - 2014 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by A_Harman @ 11/24/14 07:19 AM

Good ending for a good season, and I believe the better driver won the world championship. Hamilton showed a clear, but slight, advantage over Rosberg in the last 5 or so races of the season. Rosberg's mechanical problem was just the odds catching
Consumer Electronics
Jump to new posts Re: Best deal to dump a used iPhone 5s? by Hokiefyd @ 11/24/14 07:18 AM

Originally Posted By: CujetYes, the 4s was close, but not quite there. I'm still rocking a 4s, with the latest 8.1.1 OS. It's okay. For what I use it for, it's fine. I love the size of it. When I replace it, it'll go into an extra Defender case
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: New Plugs are Powdery Black. Diagnosis? by Turk @ 11/24/14 07:17 AM

Originally Posted By: spasm3I would replace the coolant temp sensor. They are know to go bad.Get a brass tipped one. I would do that first. Yep, I know all about those buggers. I just cleaned the port under the MAP Sensor; it was quite black.
Consumer Electronics
Jump to new posts Re: Best deal to dump a used iPhone 5s? by rjundi @ 11/24/14 07:12 AM

I used this: https://www.trade-in.vzw.com/home.php5?c=en-us I got $200 on an iPhone 4s and purchased a iPhone 6 and love the size and performance of it. It the first smartphone I have bought that was not a hand me down. For you used buyers no way.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Engines designed around oil? by used_0il @ 11/24/14 07:11 AM

The topic of variable discharge oil pumps was raised but never discussed in detail as to exactly what they do, and why they allow for a lighter grade of oil to be used in an engine. As I understand it, the engine oil is heated by the friction of the
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