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Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: STP Pro Motor Oil??? by 03s @ 06/18/17 10:46 PM

Originally Posted By: HammerDownDon't Tar & Feather me...just noticed my local Auto Zone was carrying it. Does anyone know specs on this oil, good for older Flat Tappet Cams and Lifters? Zinc PPM etc? Been using Dino 20/50 Brad Penn or Valvoline
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Oil wt for a 2012 MB C300 by tig1 @ 06/18/17 10:45 PM

We(my SIL and myself only use M1 oils), so Castrol is not an option. Why does MB and others engineer their engines to require premium gas? I also noticed that E-85 is OK according to the gas cap. Of course you lose 20% or so in MPG. No good options A
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: 2017 Jayco 26XD 6.8L V10, Factory Fill, 2435mi by Syntheticuser @ 06/18/17 10:44 PM

Don't be afraid to hold it on the floor, let it spin and feed it. That motor will run all day with your foot on the floor and it turning 5k rpms. I would get the torque pro app and a dongle to watch trans, and coolant temps. My limit for the trans
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Oil wt for a 2012 MB C300 by Quattro Pete @ 06/18/17 10:40 PM

Originally Posted By: Wolf359 I'm surprised no one mention Castrol so far, That's because we know tig1.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: VW Says Fiat Diesels Spew More Pollution too by PeterPolyol @ 06/18/17 10:35 PM

Good point. Even with an outrageous EPA mandate, it's just not fair to use subversion to continue profiting from a market they are defacto forbidden from.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Oil wt for a 2012 MB C300 by Wolf359 @ 06/18/17 10:35 PM

Originally Posted By: tig1Originally Posted By: fdcg27M1 OW-40 was my first thought with your first post. Other than being a lot quicker and faster than your usual daily driver, what do you think of this little Benz? Should be very pleasant as compar
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: The new ford GT by daves87rs @ 06/18/17 10:35 PM

Not going to lie....it is a looker!
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: The new ford GT by OVERKILL @ 06/18/17 10:31 PM

Yes, they are absolutely gorgeous!
Grease
Jump to new posts Re: Waterproof greases? by buck91 @ 06/18/17 10:29 PM

Originally Posted By: doitmyselfWhy not silicone? Not aware of any reasonably priced options that com in either 3oz or 14oz cartridges?
Foods/Cooking/Beverages
Jump to new posts Re: Pellet Grills by Rolla07 @ 06/18/17 10:26 PM

Originally Posted By: benjammingOriginally Posted By: LinctexThis is the wrong forum to be asking this question on, really.... Here's a good place to do some research if you haven't found this site yet. Amazing Ribs +1, Its an excellent resou
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: 3k +Camping generator suggestions by bioburner @ 06/18/17 10:26 PM

Even dumber was the idiot growing weed on the other side of the police depts fence
Grease
Jump to new posts Re: Waterproof greases? by doitmyself @ 06/18/17 10:26 PM

Why not silicone?
Foods/Cooking/Beverages
Jump to new posts Re: Pellet Grills by Rolla07 @ 06/18/17 10:25 PM

Originally Posted By: bioburnerOriginally Posted By: PeterPolyolMy uncle got a smoker that uses pellets. Not sure what the processed pellets are made of, but the turkey ends up getting a "burnt electronics" flavour to it every time. If no
Foods/Cooking/Beverages
Jump to new posts Re: Pellet Grills by Rolla07 @ 06/18/17 10:24 PM

Id vote for either a Traeger or Louisiana pellet grill. I got a friend of mine a Louisiana and it still works great and its been at least a few years now. https://m.canadiantire.ca/products/produ...erverName=ATLAS The CS680 grill is made in Canada
Foods/Cooking/Beverages
Jump to new posts Re: Pellet Grills by bioburner @ 06/18/17 10:24 PM

Originally Posted By: PeterPolyolMy uncle got a smoker that uses pellets. Not sure what the processed pellets are made of, but the turkey ends up getting a "burnt electronics" flavour to it every time. If not using pellets made for grilli
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts F150 rear main seal by buck91 @ 06/18/17 10:22 PM

Working on a 2005 F150 with the 4.2L and it sure looks to have a RMS leak. Pretty significant. Not sure its worth fixing with dropping the trans and all but I would love to hear from those who have with these trucks? Looks VERY easy for a trans dr
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: collision insurane ? by 69GTX @ 06/18/17 10:15 PM

Originally Posted By: AZjeffOriginally Posted By: JTK Maybe I'm missing something, but the statement in regards to the $50 deductible above. How does that save you money? Lower deductible always meant a higher premium for me. Exactly. I have $10
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Post your latest oil change by oliveoil @ 06/18/17 10:14 PM

2012 Honda Fit, 51000, stick, OLM at -67 miles (past 0 percent) 10100 mile OCI Out 0w-20 AC Delco semi syn dexos, Fram Ultra filter. In same oil and didn't change oil filter, new Cabin filter (had 24k on it). Didn't change air filter (has 24k on
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: The new ford GT by Linctex @ 06/18/17 10:12 PM

Originally Posted By: BobsArmory Understandable. But my post was made for the beauty of the lines of the car. I would assume that if one could afford the estimated MSRP of $450,000 USD they wouldn't be concerned with the insurance premium. Exac
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: No sign of Dexos? by Garak @ 06/18/17 10:12 PM

Originally Posted By: HOGWhy not REPRINT the labels when the new dexos 2 comes out? It will likely be reformulated anyways, so new label for a new product. SOPUS seems to be frugal with their labels. Did we ever have dexos1 labels on our PUP in the
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: M1 0w30 AFE lower oil temp? by Coprolite @ 06/18/17 10:10 PM

Different fuels and different configurations of vehicles means different oils. I would be leery to assume that just because an oil is specced in one market for a vehicle that it is preferable over what is specced in another market. That is a good w
Grease
Jump to new posts Waterproof greases? by buck91 @ 06/18/17 10:06 PM

So considering various greases and their water resistant properties. Generally speaking and also in regards to use in PU bushings. I've used Valvoline red grease in the past with poor results. More recently I'm been using Super-Lube with OK result
Engine Oil Filters
Originally Posted By: Eugene_Vonthis graph seems it performs so well which means fram xg is now the king of everything. can I ask where this graph is coming from and is the "better than" source reliable? That graph was data taken by Purol
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Dexron 6 - Chevy Sonic by WyrTwister @ 06/18/17 09:57 PM

Originally Posted By: merconvvvI had started a thread last week re dex 6. Two well known members reported black atf dex vi after about 30k miles post factory fill. Not too comforting. I am doing 2016 equinox atf drain and fill with less than 20k mile
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: London Fire Tragedy by Linctex @ 06/18/17 09:53 PM

Originally Posted By: PeterPolyolNo kidding. The minute they showed the building on the news I remember thinking "what is that thing made out of bbq starter?". The blaze was just absolutely ridiculous. Same here - - - no NFPA in the UK?!?
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