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ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Narrowing down brake pad choices by spk2000 @ 05/21/16 07:56 PM

Akebonos are smoothest and last long time. Thermoquiets are a little grabbier and will do better if towing. Akebono owns Bosch now so not much different anymore.Ac Delco are cheap and low end anymore. Personally I always go with Akebono now unless
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts X-Men apocolypse by Shannow @ 05/21/16 07:55 PM

Went to the movies yesterday as wife wanted to watch it. Thoroughly enjoyed it, but spent the whole trip home explaining a few things. * It's not in the timeline of the X-Men movies that are seen to date (Age of Apocolypse was an alternate universe)
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: How are pay raises given at your employer ? by Mr Nice @ 05/21/16 07:52 PM

Vern_in_IL, Yep, the ACA will cause your healthcare premiums to skyrocket. But ACA was supposed to make it less expensive. AuthorEditor, Yep, every year the metrics bar gets raised higher and higher. Company has unrealistic expectations and said
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Found 2 cases of "old" Quaker State 10w-30 by barkingspider @ 05/21/16 07:47 PM

I would absolutely use that QS oil
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Considering to buy a larger air compressor by spk2000 @ 05/21/16 07:46 PM

Have you checked out the newer battery impacts. Lowes carries a nice 1/2 Dewalt model that has plenty of torque for about $300. No hose take it anywhere. I was thinking this route. http://www.lowes.com/pd_672795-70-DCF899M1___?productId=999947862
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: 2002 Honda Civic MTF by Mr Nice @ 05/21/16 07:44 PM

I only use Honda MTF.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Conventional by OLM? by barkingspider @ 05/21/16 07:40 PM

I would go by the OLM with VWB. It will be just fine
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Buying a used late-model VW TDI? by supton @ 05/21/16 07:40 PM

Originally Posted By: sciphiThe Fit was parked, we got it fixed, then it got into a crash with a bus. We're waiting to hear whether or not it's worth fixing. With all the issues surrounding the TDI, we decided to pass. Bummer.
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Buying a used late-model VW TDI? by supton @ 05/21/16 07:39 PM

Originally Posted By: hpbOriginally Posted By: supton Probably 1,500lb then here--seems comparing "over there" to "over here" the manufacturers swap kg and lb units. If we're lucky. My 2011 Camry is "not recommended for t
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: a thumbs-up for USPS by jcwit @ 05/21/16 07:39 PM

The one that really fails out there is FedX, I wish they'd just go away.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Eating too LITTLE salt... by jcwit @ 05/21/16 07:36 PM

Well being as I have congestive heart failure, failing kidney's, and am diabetic, with some kind of skin cancer, I'll pay attention to what my specialist tells me to do & my regulator Dr.
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: ACDelco syn blend 0w-20 $.67/qt Orielleys by BobsArmory @ 05/21/16 07:34 PM

Shut up!!!
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Torn Pro-Tec oil filter on Ecotec by jk_636 @ 05/21/16 07:34 PM

Originally Posted By: SilverC6 ...Throw a $2.48 filter in and ask it to go for a 15,000 mile OCI requires either a substantial leap of faith or a heavy dose of stupidity... There we go.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Considering to buy a larger air compressor by sciphi @ 05/21/16 07:31 PM

I have a 30 gallon oil-lubed compressor. It's quiet enough for a compressor. The impact is far louder.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Eating too LITTLE salt... by supton @ 05/21/16 07:30 PM

Color me a bit skeptical: I was a kid in the 80's but I recall watching the news (and Reader's Digest) and watching how one study would say this was bad only to be contradicted by a yet newer one. It's not that the studies themselves are bad as much
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Why do I need a high speed tire? by Chris142 @ 05/21/16 07:29 PM

Originally Posted By: slacktide_bitogIt isn't illegal to install a tire with a lower speed rating than originally equipped, but most shops won't do it out of fear of getting sued. What trim level is your truck (Custom/XL/XLT/Lariat)? What tire size
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Buying a used late-model VW TDI? by sciphi @ 05/21/16 07:28 PM

Originally Posted By: suptonI thought the Fit was parked, due to airbags? [Haven't kept up with the airbag fiasco.] Sorry about whatever the cause was. DSG and towing? I'm not so sure... I hated backing up my 1,000lb popup in my car, up a slight
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts 2002 Honda Civic MTF by Nick1996 @ 05/21/16 07:28 PM

Been doing a little research and just trying to figure out what everybody is running in there 7th gen civic MT's? Was thinking either Honda MTF, ams oil synchromesh 5w30, redline mt90 or redline mtl
Motorcycles and Motorcycle Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Delo 400 Test by rrounds @ 05/21/16 07:23 PM

I switch between Rotella and Delo in my three bikes. Honda '06 Wing, '98 Shadow ACE Tourer and my '08 Suzuki C90-T. I get whats on sale. ROD
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: People you admire by eljefino @ 05/21/16 07:23 PM

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Jump to new posts Re: Eating too LITTLE salt... by Trav @ 05/21/16 07:18 PM

If you didn't eat everything they claim is bad for you you would starve to death. Now they are looking at the health benefits of nicotine. I don't listen to them anymore. http://discovermagazine.com/2014/march/13-nicotine-fix
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Long Drain European Spec Synthetic Oil ? by Quattro Pete @ 05/21/16 07:17 PM

Originally Posted By: ChrisD46Many US passenge car engines sold in Europe tend to have long drain intervals recommended than here in the US - what is the easy spec or rating to look for on an synthetic oil jug that can meet the European long drain OC
Engine Oil Bypass Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Idea for Bypass/prelube setup by rrounds @ 05/21/16 07:17 PM

Yes, but he also had to top off with 5, 6 or more qt's in that time plus filters in between oil changes. Thats a lot of makeup oil. ROD
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Bought some GC 0w-30 in the store today by jdavis @ 05/21/16 07:17 PM

Originally Posted By: dlundbladOriginally Posted By: jdavisHere in Maine (New England) at $9.99 per quart That isnt BITOG approved pricing. I only bought a quart for my snowblower, though if it was cheaper I would definitely buy it all.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Eating too LITTLE salt... by Shannow @ 05/21/16 07:16 PM

Al, when Edison wanted to discredit tesla he started electrocuting things and made the electric chair AC. I find it similarly interesting that KCl is similarly used in lethal injections to stop the heart...have even read junk "health" pie
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