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ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Brake bedding by Char Baby @ 03/25/15 04:56 AM

Any time I have done several repeated hard stops to bed in the new brakes, I seem(I SEEM) to have more brake related issues very soon after the initial install, compared to just driving normally. So needless to say, I don't do the hard stops anymore,
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Jump to new posts Re: The Importance of Oil Oxidation Stability by Jetronic @ 03/25/15 04:56 AM

probably not, as it's gas-to-wax-to-hydrocracking more accurately.
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Jump to new posts Air Filter Restriction, effect on economy. by Shannow @ 03/25/15 04:55 AM

https://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/pdfs/Air_Filter_Effects_02_26_2009.pdf Time to ditch the K and N, and forget about the airfilter until the restriction gauge tells you to look at it (actually, a torn filter won't trip the restriction gauge, so you st
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Jump to new posts Re: Cool Fire Truck by eljefino @ 03/25/15 04:54 AM

And people thought 80's mercedes and BMW with export 5 mph rated bumpers had "diving boards".
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: The X-Files is returning by eljefino @ 03/25/15 04:52 AM

The story arc about the alien black blood controlling the world was a little over the top. I liked the standalone episodes, like the one with the bugs. About 35 minutes in, just before a commercial break, they made it look like a cockroach was craw
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: New Midsize Sedan Without Direct Inject or CVT by Char Baby @ 03/25/15 04:52 AM

Man, this is going to be a tough one and I am stumped! Yes, the Camry. Is a 4 cyl your only engine choice?
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: Valvoline 5w30; 3,000k; 2001 Toyota Camry V-6 1MZF by 3800Series @ 03/25/15 04:47 AM

No problem glad to help.
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: Valvoline 5w30; 3,000k; 2001 Toyota Camry V-6 1MZF by BlackHawk1 @ 03/25/15 04:46 AM

Thanks 3800Series and car51! That helps me understand this much more!
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Brake bedding by mjoekingz28 @ 03/25/15 04:45 AM

Is this manufacturer dependent on material? I bring this up as ive seen many times on here where folks are stomping on the pedal for several stops (say 80-30) several times in succession. But usually when I look at a owner's manual tjey say to driv
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Only thing I would say is dont be concerned with Sodium as its used in Valvoline oils, and older Maxlife oils (valvoline by the way) used moly.
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: Valvoline 5w30; 3,000k; 2001 Toyota Camry V-6 1MZF by 3800Series @ 03/25/15 04:38 AM

Originally Posted By: BlackHawk1Originally Posted By: 3800SeriesEngine shearing can lower the viscosity. So can oil additives. But it's nothing major to to really be conspired over it does happen. Thanks. I'm looking at my report more and I see s
Consumer Electronics
Jump to new posts Re: Google Fiber by Eric Smith @ 03/25/15 04:37 AM

Originally Posted By: chiefsfan1Who has this? I get home from work and a flier is on my door. Fiber is here, they want sign ups. Gigabit Net speed is $70 an month, add in TV, 150+ channels and its $130. 1 year commitment. Very tempting. Had the s
Vehicles
Chrysler 200 V6,Chrysler 300/Charger/Challenger.
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Jump to new posts Cool Fire Truck by hotwheels @ 03/25/15 04:33 AM

I'll let others fill in the fun details. hotwheels
Vehicles
Jump to new posts New Midsize Sedan Without Direct Inject or CVT by SilverGGA @ 03/25/15 04:32 AM

Which 2015 midsize sedan nowadays fit this description? Camry 4-cylinder?
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: Valvoline 5w30; 3,000k; 2001 Toyota Camry V-6 1MZF by BlackHawk1 @ 03/25/15 04:29 AM

Originally Posted By: 3800SeriesEngine shearing can lower the viscosity. So can oil additives. But it's nothing major to to really be conspired over it does happen. Thanks. I'm looking at my report more and I see some things that I wonder about e
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Anybody following World Cup Cricket? by Evanson @ 03/25/15 04:22 AM

The semi final was already the most exciting thing in NZ since Lord of the Rings.
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Honda Brake Fluid by artbuc @ 03/25/15 04:22 AM

PS. Here is Honda's explanation for the master cylinder failure. The OM says to use Honda fluid to prevent corrosion which seems unrelated to this. I guess it is ok to use aftermarket fluid if you do not pump the brakes too fast during a manual blee
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Jump to new posts Re: ID the Engine by 3800Series @ 03/25/15 04:19 AM

Looks like alittle to much rust for MMO.. Best bust out the Berryman b12
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: Valvoline 5w30; 3,000k; 2001 Toyota Camry V-6 1MZF by 3800Series @ 03/25/15 04:15 AM

Engine shearing can lower the viscosity. So can oil additives. But it's nothing major to really be conspired over it does happen. Squuzing oil threw the engine puts pressure on it that breaks down the oil at a molecular level. When that happens it
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Jump to new posts ID the Engine by hotwheels @ 03/25/15 04:08 AM

Any idea what engine I found on the beach? A Marvel Mystery Oil soak may clean that little oxidation right off! hotwheels
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: Valvoline 5w30; 3,000k; 2001 Toyota Camry V-6 1MZF by BlackHawk1 @ 03/25/15 04:07 AM

Originally Posted By: 3800SeriesMore or less. Silicone is one of the hardest minerals on earth so if silicone high wear follows closely behind. Low lead and copper just tells you the bearings are not going nuclear (for lack of better phrasing). Jus
Oil Analysis - General Questions
Jump to new posts Re: Silicon, dust, dirt and sand by 3800Series @ 03/25/15 04:04 AM

Air filter, leak, missing a oil cap can do it also.
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: Valvoline 5w30; 3,000k; 2001 Toyota Camry V-6 1MZF by 3800Series @ 03/25/15 04:01 AM

More or less. Silicone is one of the hardest minerals on earth so if silicone high wear follows closely behind. Low lead and copper just tells you the bearings are not going nuclear (for lack of better phrasing). Just seen viscosity was low but not
Engine Air Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Less restriction = more flow by Shannow @ 03/25/15 03:59 AM

Originally Posted By: badtlcOriginally Posted By: ShannowIt's not...reduce the restriction in the air filter, you have the throttle plate more closed, to control engine load speed...it's simple physics. Unless the throttle plate is completely close
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