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Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Extended Oil Change Interval shorter engine life by 3800Series @ 02/22/15 01:28 PM

I have a Silverado with 340k miles on a 5k OCI with conventional that says otherwise. Heck the my old Volvo got a change nearly every 7k with conventional and I replace it with 289k.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Have your Vitamin D level checked by Al @ 02/22/15 01:25 PM

Originally Posted By: LT4 VetteAl, Thanks, I've taken Nature Made fish oil in the past. I'll try their vitamins. Good. I was just surprised that no other brands that I have seen have this label.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: What are you listening to right now? by MalfunctionProne @ 02/22/15 01:25 PM

... covered for Sons Of Anarchy, and covered well...
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: O'Reilly carrying Delo 15W-30 by JR @ 02/22/15 01:24 PM

beenoil, I am gonna have to give it a shot. I just put delo 0w-30 to home about 500 miles ago in the crank. harvey
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Thoughts on this "warning" from Saab WIS by antiqueshell @ 02/22/15 01:23 PM

Originally Posted By: friendly_jacekwhen i researched about the aisin AW55 tranny (i have it in saturn ion, GM calls it AF23), i found a few references about malfunctions if something else than T-IV was used. my understanding is it's one finicky AT.
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Need Opinions Re: Regular vs Long Life Filters by GaleHawkins @ 02/22/15 01:23 PM

I stopped using the long life filters because they last longer only because they filter less for the first 10K miles as they start stopping up and filtering better. Now if one uses 15K miles OCI's then going with a less effective oil filter is requ
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Valvetrain pics - 2001 Acura by gregk24 @ 02/22/15 01:23 PM

Originally Posted By: Kool1I have 172,000 miles on my CRV with a diet of synthetic since new and my cam lobes don't look as nice as yours. Do you warm your car up before you drive? This is exactly what I was thinking. The cam lobes on my K24 equip
Mechanical /Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Expedition problems by Quattro Pete @ 02/22/15 01:23 PM

Originally Posted By: Astro14You know, if you were to buy the shop manual (on line subscription is about $25/year) for the Expedition, and then spend half as much time reading it as you spend posting on BITOG, you would have been able to fix this you
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: What are you listening to right now? by MalfunctionProne @ 02/22/15 01:21 PM

One of the best songs of all time.
Firearms: Lubes, Cleaners, & Maintenance
Jump to new posts Re: Mini 14 Ranch Rifle by Robenstein @ 02/22/15 01:21 PM

Originally Posted By: hattOriginally Posted By: andrewgThe pro AR15 crowd generally slams the Mini-14....but I think it's a fine rifle. I do like AR15's a lot and have owned many.....but always wanted a mini as well. The AR generally beats the Mini i
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Are the Purolators still failing? by goodtimes @ 02/22/15 01:19 PM

Originally Posted By: HerrStigAnd which oil filters will do that? All that are designed and made right.
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Are the Purolators still failing? by ZeeOSix @ 02/22/15 01:17 PM

Originally Posted By: jk_636Originally Posted By: ZeeOSixOriginally Posted By: dlundblad QS, MC, and Mopar are all Purolator made, but don't have the same "issues." That's probably because they use different media that isn't as prone to t
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: First kid on the way, considering vehiculars by HerrStig @ 02/22/15 01:17 PM

We were driving SAAB hatchbacks when Number One Son came along. We stuck with Saab. No big deal, we didn't take out a big "WE HAVE A KID" ad anywhere, my wife didn't get a "see I'm a mommy" haircut and we didn't buy any patheti
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: First kid on the way, considering vehiculars by d00df00d @ 02/22/15 01:15 PM

My wife and I are planning this, too. It's a ways off for us but for various reasons we want to get everything set in advance. I plan on keeping the RX-8 until it starts to become impractical. At that point, I'll probably be eyeing a used Mazda 5
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: First kid on the way, considering vehiculars by Spazdog @ 02/22/15 01:15 PM

With just one kid? The Civic coupe can work. I had an Acura Integra and my wife had a Mitsubishi Eclipse when my son was born. Her back was the first to give. Loading a baby in and out of the back seat of the Eclipse was terrible for her back. Plus
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: First kid on the way, considering vehiculars by spasm3 @ 02/22/15 01:12 PM

Keep the forester, sell the honda. I would recommend looking for a good used minivan. In most cases you will use the minivan for a good while. It will end up with juice stains, food spills, later for school hauling, muddy soccer stuff etc. No use to
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: I've Been Diagnosed with Thymoma Cancer. by SumpChump @ 02/22/15 01:10 PM

May good people like Turk experience absolute victory over the inherent forces of chaos on this fallen and rotting planet. My source of Peace is the realization that we are not from this place, our real home awaits us.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: m1 0w40 in place of a 5w30 by jasonal @ 02/22/15 01:10 PM

I got 60 quarts at a buck a quart. I also have 5w20 m1 high mileage. Vehicle takes 6 quarts. So one 5 quart jug of 0w40 and a single 5w20 was what i was thinking. Vehicle i am considering is 2013 chevy traverse. with the 3.6 direct injection engi
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General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: How long are we keeping our cars. by artificialist @ 02/22/15 01:07 PM

Originally Posted By: gman23041995 Nissan 4x4 4 cyl 5 speed pickup I owned for 19 years. 228 months? The more durable the car and the less expense of repairs will always lead to longer ownership. The Datsun 720, Nissan Hardbody, and early Frontier a
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Whitewalls Almost Destroyed My Truck by Tdbo @ 02/22/15 01:06 PM

Originally Posted By: daves87rsWhat kind of tire shop forgets to take those off???? This. Although, I always have seen the wash off coating and have never seen plastic strips like this. When did they start using this stuff?
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
We will hypothesize that the group which changes their oil every 15,000 miles will get an engine life of 150,000 miles before the car needs replacement, and the group changing oil every 3000 miles can go 300,000 miles before the engine fails. With a
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Whitewalls Almost Destroyed My Truck by Tdbo @ 02/22/15 01:04 PM

Originally Posted By: oilpsi2highOriginally Posted By: daves87rsOriginally Posted By: oilpsi2highI guess the better question is, why would you put whitewall tires on a pickup truck, 1- On inside of tire 2- 70 series tires you're welcome! St
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: First kid on the way, considering vehiculars by shinyWheels @ 02/22/15 01:01 PM

Originally Posted By: mclasserAs long as you don't get a minivan, you're good. Unless you have minivan stigma they are the best in terms of space efficiency and utility. The sliding doors make it way easier to load a kid's car seat in tight parkin
Engine Air Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Seal air filter to housing. by Drew99GT @ 02/22/15 12:59 PM

I've used foam door insulation/weather stripping tape cut to size to fix small gaps in air filter to housing mating surfaces. It's less messy than grease.
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