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Jump to new posts Re: Student Loan Scams by HerrStig @ 10/18/17 06:46 PM

Originally Posted By: Alfred_B https://www.indeed.com/salaries/Adjunct-Faculty-Salaries,-Wisconsin the paid time is only when they teach. All other teaching related time is unpaid. A certain US Senator was being paid 375K PER YEAR to teach one I
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: 2013 Ford Fiesta 15,000 mile OCI by 4WD @ 10/18/17 06:46 PM

One filter or changed midway?
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Jump to new posts Re: 2013 Ford Fiesta 15,000 mile OCI by harboz @ 10/18/17 06:45 PM

Replaced the M1 EP with M1 AP. I intend to go the full 20,000 miles.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Maybe I'm unreasonable in my belief that, especially in an automatic transmission, my motor shouldn't grenade irrespective of the gear or driving style.
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Jump to new posts Re: 2013 Ford Fiesta 15,000 mile OCI by harboz @ 10/18/17 06:44 PM

Motorcraft 910S
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Jump to new posts Re: Honda 1.5T by 4WD @ 10/18/17 06:44 PM

I just can’t understand this 0w16 stuff going on in the background … what’s left when fuel gets in that? WD40?
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Honda 1.5T by FlyPenFly @ 10/18/17 06:44 PM

I wonder if the fuel dilution could be a result of strategies in newer DI engines to remediate intake carbon buildup.
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: EVAP emissions monitor not ready by GMBoy @ 10/18/17 06:43 PM

Originally Posted By: StevieCI would fill it full of gas, then reset it by pulling the battery for a couple of minutes. Drive it until the tank of gas is down to at least 1/4 left (3/4 Empty). If it isn't ready then book an appointment with the dea
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Jump to new posts Re: Student Loan Scams by HerrStig @ 10/18/17 06:43 PM

Originally Posted By: SatinSilverOriginally Posted By: Mr NiceI don't feel sorry for idiots with a Mickey Mouse degree and complain they have no job prospects. What's worse is someone with a law degree that uses that to become a blood sucking atto
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Jump to new posts Re: 2013 Ford Fiesta 15,000 mile OCI by double vanos @ 10/18/17 06:43 PM

Great report. IIRC the 1.6 is timing belt engine. Might explain some of the low wear metals. That, and the M1 EP of course!
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Honda 1.5T by parshisa @ 10/18/17 06:42 PM

All honda direct injected engines are great fuel diluters. My 3.5V6 NA pilot engine dilutes as well. 2.4 accord engines do the same. this is direct injection engine tuned for emissions.
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Jump to new posts Re: 2013 Ford Fiesta 15,000 mile OCI by 4WD @ 10/18/17 06:42 PM

Nice report … but think the Blackstone cat was trying too hard to earn his keep with the 17k comment
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Jump to new posts Re: 2018 Toyota 4 Runner by laserred96gt @ 10/18/17 06:41 PM

I was looking at a 17-18 4-runner but realized the don't come with a third row, or at least I couldn't find one for sale. I really like the pearl white limited one. I may have to settle for a used one with a third row or a highlander but really wante
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Jump to new posts Re: RIP Gord Downie by ndfergy @ 10/18/17 06:40 PM

Well said Johnny, Gord wrote a song to ease a Mother's loss. With Canada behind you, may you rejoin that little boy on the fo'c'sle with perpetual sunshine and merriment.
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Jump to new posts Re: Student Loan Scams by HerrStig @ 10/18/17 06:40 PM

Originally Posted By: Alfred_BOriginally Posted By: JHZR2The scam is letting people borrow that much money for worthless majors that can't pan out. The scam is our lawmakers who designed a system like that because the banks funded their election c
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Jump to new posts Re: Slick 50 by 4WD @ 10/18/17 06:39 PM

Watched a guy do a demo like that … but the shaft bearing (horizontal shaft) looked suspect … like it was a mechanical seal packed and all …
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Jump to new posts Re: Synthetic Comparison - Castrol and Valvoline win by JohnnyJohnson @ 10/18/17 06:39 PM

Originally Posted By: GMBoyI don't pay attention to these Amsoil "commercials" or "tests" nor use their products. I agree that Valvoline Synpower is a decent oil. I just choose to use Mobil 1 because I prefer it and it is usually
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Jump to new posts Re: My car has been sitting for a year by Donald @ 10/18/17 06:38 PM

Originally Posted By: TheKrackenI personally would put in some seafoam or some other type of fuel stabilizer and let it sit in the tank while your battery is being charged back up. Your oil is just fine, but check the level to be sure before you star
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Jump to new posts Re: E85 by WyrTwister @ 10/18/17 06:38 PM

97 MPG ? In a suburban ? Is that a typo or supposedly for real ? Puzzled ?????? Wyr God bless
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Jump to new posts Re: 2013 Ford Fiesta 15,000 mile OCI by StevieC @ 10/18/17 06:38 PM

Wow very nice! I would stick with 15K as your "Safe" change interval. What filter?
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: 2018 Chevy Silverado or 2018 Toyota 4 Runner by HerrStig @ 10/18/17 06:37 PM

Originally Posted By: HoosierJeeperIf you're going to off road, 4 runner, otherwise I'd get the Silverado. My brother goes upta' Maine for hunting. His '15 4 Runner handles those logging "roads" just fine.
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Hondas, Toyotas and the brainwashed by Ben99GT @ 10/18/17 06:37 PM

High mileage modern cars just aren't uncommon with the right usage profile. That applies to most manufacturers.
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I am sure to be flamed for this, but your union locals and ask about apprentice training. A journeyman union card is worth a lot. Another one is certified heavy equipment operator, bulldozers, scrapers, etc. You do not have to work union. But the
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
I don't pay attention to these Amsoil "commercials" or "tests" nor use their products. I agree that Valvoline Synpower is a decent oil. I just choose to use Mobil 1 because I prefer it and it is usually cheaper in price than VL.
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts 2013 Ford Fiesta 15,000 mile OCI by harboz @ 10/18/17 06:36 PM

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