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Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Diesel Cars/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 2014 Diesel Cruze / Dexos2 5W-30 by gyrfalcon @ 12/14/14 11:23 AM

Originally Posted By: TiredTruckerTo worry about the differences between CJ-4 ACEA C3, and dexos 2 is not in my game plan. I didn't worry about it with the VM engine in my Jeep, to the New Holland engine in my ag tractor, nor the several semi trucks
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Consensus on Premium gas for Skyactiv by buster @ 12/14/14 11:23 AM

I just refilled with Shell 93 after reading some of the threads on the Skyactiv engine and fuel type. I'm not sure I buy the idea that it helps reduce fuel dilution, but I suppose it's possible. Is there any consensus to date that suggests it is be
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Why The Dislike For 20W-50? by Red91 @ 12/14/14 11:19 AM

I have to disagree with the term "obsolete", in reference to thicker, older grades of engine oil. If it is still on the spec list of a current production car, which it is in most non NA countries, then it isn't obsolete. Personally, I disag
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Hardwood flooring, just switched to :~) by Clevy @ 12/14/14 11:19 AM

Originally Posted By: beanoilHardwood is timeless, looks good, and can be refinished. What's not to like? We just made the switch back in the spring. The only carpet is in the bedrooms so it's a little more comfy on bare tootsies for getting up in th
Automotive Lighting
Jump to new posts Disappointed with Philips standard headlight bulb by Bottom_Feeder @ 12/14/14 11:18 AM

Borrowing my Dad's Caravan for a few weeks as I'm currently 'between vehicles', I noticed a few days ago that one of the headlamps burned out. Needing it fixed ASAP due to some bad weather coming that night, I went to the nearest AutoZone and bought
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Mobil 1 0w40 vs 20w50 Which is better? by Bandito440 @ 12/14/14 11:17 AM

Are you asking which is better in a hydrostatic transmission? You've posted this question in the automotive motor oil forum. If you're looking for an oil recommendation, provide some information. What is this oil going to be used in? Type of vehi
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Draining out your old crankcase oil by Bamaro @ 12/14/14 11:17 AM

I just leave it drain and go and do other things for awhile. It could be 20 minutes or an hour or two.
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: FL-400s with torn media by Turk @ 12/14/14 11:16 AM

Done buying FL-400S too. Sticking with NAPA Gold/Wix/M1 Ext. Perf.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Hardwood flooring, just switched to :~) by beanoil @ 12/14/14 11:15 AM

Hardwood is timeless, looks good, and can be refinished. What's not to like? We just made the switch back in the spring. The only carpet is in the bedrooms so it's a little more comfy on bare tootsies for getting up in the middle of the night.
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: Duralube by Clevy @ 12/14/14 11:15 AM

If it doesn't contain amines and say so on the label don't bother.
Motorcycles and Motorcycle Lubrication
Originally Posted By: EskimoClevy - I don't want to lose horsepower to a conventional oil though. The 600 class is VERY tight, and if I'm willing to pay $22 a gallon for gas that gives me 5hp, (and burn 10 gallons a weekend) I can't afford to lose 2
Firearms: Lubes, Cleaners, & Maintenance
Jump to new posts Re: U.S. Army wants a new gun by FastGame @ 12/14/14 11:13 AM

IMO if Glock wanted the military contract and all it took to get one was adding the safety they would do it in a heart beat. We will see what happens...I say M&P or one of the FN's.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Is Royal purple worth the extra $$? by sir1900 @ 12/14/14 11:11 AM

Originally Posted By: devenOriginally Posted By: Oil ChangerNo retort to Al's UOA from the RP supporters? They picked now to bow out? Interesting. I'm left to conclude that RP can not produce better UOA than regular OTC oil. Wait. I already knew that
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Ford Taurus vs Chevy Impala? by mrsilv04 @ 12/14/14 11:10 AM

Originally Posted By: KD0AXSNo turbo or AWD, but Chevy's current police vehicle isn't the Impala. It's the Caprice PPV, which is RWD with the 6.0L V-8 Not sure where your flawed information is coming from, but GM has more than one police vehicle
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: What are your favorite one liner sayings? by spasm3 @ 12/14/14 11:09 AM

Keep your friends close, and your enemies closer!
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Car with worst cruise control you had? by Miller88 @ 12/14/14 11:09 AM

My Cherokee and a few others I have driven ALWAYS speed up 2mph from what you set the cruise at.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Draining out your old crankcase oil by Miller88 @ 12/14/14 11:04 AM

I drain the oil pan first, then move on to the filter. By then it's drained enough for me
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: What are your favorite one liner sayings? by L_Sludger @ 12/14/14 11:04 AM

Crush enemies, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentation of their women.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Mobil 1 0w40 vs 20w50 Which is better? by NH73 @ 12/14/14 11:04 AM

Originally Posted By: Bandito440They are for different applications, so there is no better. In the US, Mobil 1 20w-50 is only sold as a motorcycle formula. There are 5w-50 and 15w-50 auto formulas. 0w-40 is designed for European cars, but can cer
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Latest Bath Iron Works Navy Ship by ls1mike @ 12/14/14 11:04 AM

Originally Posted By: gathermewoolOriginally Posted By: ls1mikeOriginally Posted By: gathermewoolOriginally Posted By: ls1mikeJust another power projector. Lots of technology stuffed into those. Hope they preform well! Fixed it for you. :P I t
Motorcycles and Motorcycle Lubrication
Why don't you try Rotella T6 one time and see how it goes ? Get it tested and see what's going on.
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Poor Running Cobalt...Questions? by ls1mike @ 12/14/14 11:02 AM

You have that weird one piece coil pack correct? I think you replace the whole thing. I think the boots are serviceable. Could be coils as they degrade when the car warms up. Should be easy to fix. 02, plugs, coil pack you under 200 bucks for part
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: Duralube by CT8 @ 12/14/14 11:02 AM

Originally Posted By: Merkava_4Everybody swears by Seafoam; I haven't tried it though. I don't
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Is Royal purple worth the extra $$? by deven @ 12/14/14 10:57 AM

Originally Posted By: Oil ChangerNo retort to Al's UOA from the RP supporters? They picked now to bow out? Interesting. I'm left to conclude that RP can not produce better UOA than regular OTC oil. Wait. I already knew that. Let's see in the 9+ year
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 2005 Toyota Landcruiser by Boss302fan @ 12/14/14 10:53 AM

Originally Posted By: TKNYLast question for you guys. I am going to go with Mobil 1 EP. Manual states 5w30, and the 100 series Land cruisers were not back specced to 0w20. Do you guys think it would be a good idea to run 0w30? Any negatives? In
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