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No TBN requirements for API but yes for ACEA PCMOs
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Celebrity rides. Mostly good. Some BAD.
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STA-BIL anti-freeze ?
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2005-6 Mercedes Benz E320 CDI opinions?
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Sears 'auto memories'?
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Are all house brand agm batteries the same?
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Mystic 5W40 synthetic oil?
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Low pressure nozzles for pressure washer.
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Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: 2005-2006 4runner v6 towing capability by glock19 @ 10/20/17 10:07 AM

Originally Posted By: ZebRuajOriginally Posted By: glock19I had a 2006 4.0L V6 and I wouldn't have thought twice about towing anything under 3,000lbs. Just FYI, if you check our you can find multiple threads about doing the Tundra big brake k
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: 2017 Winter Tire Tests by Rand @ 10/20/17 10:01 AM

Originally Posted By: SubLGTFrom the UK publication Auto Express is this test of performance winters. What I draw from that is not how good the top couple tires are.. Its the fact that between 1st and 8th there was a 4% difference... that means t
Consumer Electronics
Jump to new posts Re: Unlocked iPhones ever go on sale by alarmguy @ 10/20/17 09:56 AM

EBAY, One example from Hong Kong but you can also order from the US, nothing to lose, 30 day return policies in most cases and ebay/paypal protects you. One example. click Another another ok, one more
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Official Emission Figures? by carviewsonic @ 10/20/17 08:36 AM

Thanks for the link, that is an interesting and well written article.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Sweat Equity I am proud of by StevieC @ 10/20/17 08:32 AM

Originally Posted By: Mr NiceNice work. Definitely looks much better than when you bought it. Thank you
Consumer Electronics
Jump to new posts Re: flashlight and corroded battery by kc8adu @ 10/20/17 08:31 AM

scored a case of 24 nascar maglights at a garage sale for $20. seller said those are terribly obsolete due to leds.why do you want them? mod hosts!got any more? they are already spoken for.i need to mill out some heatsinks and build them now. even wi
Consumer Electronics
Jump to new posts Re: Internet Plans - The Good, Bad, Ugly !?!? by alarmguy @ 10/20/17 08:07 AM

Not understanding your response ... :o) I was just pointing out that based on income, internet cost about the same between the two countries when taking into account annual personal income.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Glad Greyhound is still around by 4WD @ 10/20/17 08:04 AM

Originally Posted By: Chris142The prison here dump releases prisoners at the grey hound station. Well, reckon most are in a good mood about then Ö but not sure Iíd want the driver position
General and Off Topic
Originally Posted By: SatinSilverOriginally Posted By: renegade_987Hey everyone, looking for some input on this. Being a mechanic can be a grind, dirty, injury prone etc. I would have him get a 2 year associates degree in electronics. Then use tha
Photo Section
Jump to new posts Re: Pretty ships in world of warships by NHHEMI @ 10/20/17 06:54 AM

Oh boy. Not a fan of the QE so far. Slow as snot, turrets take forever to turn (reminds me of Yamato it is so slow), and the guns are pretty inaccurate. This will be a long and painful grind it appears. This is the 1st even 1/2 way decent game I ha
Cooling System Fluids & Additives
Jump to new posts Re: Ford Antifreeze Change Interval by BlueOvalFitter @ 10/20/17 06:40 AM

Originally Posted By: 2015_PSDI had gold in my 2010 and did not change it for 5 years/150K and it was "ok", but I probably should have changed it at 125K. I believe that you are fine to go the full 100K miles. ^^^This.^^^ I flushed/filled
Other Filters (hydraulic, steering, etc)
Jump to new posts Re: Whole house filter? by Matagonka @ 10/20/17 06:39 AM

Originally Posted By: benjammingHave you had your water analyzed? Yes, here.
Used Oil Analysis - Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: 2008 Duramax LMM Amsoil Premium Diesel Oil 5W40 by dnewton3 @ 10/20/17 06:36 AM

Wear rates are very good; typical of Dmax engines. The soot is low; often there is a limit between 3.0-3.5%; you're well below that. No all companies have established soot limits, but those that do use between 3-3.5 as their guide. Also, your oxid
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: School Me on Penrite HPR30/20w60 by SR5 @ 10/20/17 06:05 AM

Penrite HPR 5 (5W-40) synthetic is on sale now at SCA for those interested (Oct. 2017) API SN, ACEA A3/B4, BMW LL-01, MB 229.5, Porsche A40, JASO MA-1 TBN = 10.4, Zinc = 1240 ppm
Virgin Oil Analysis - PCMO/HDEO
Jump to new posts Re: Harvest King All-Fleet 15W-40 VOA by SR5 @ 10/20/17 02:02 AM

Looks good to me, TBN of 8.7, Zinc at ~1100 ppm, and a touch of Moly at ~ 40ppm. With a KV100 of ~ 15 cSt, its at the thick end for sure.
General and Off Topic
The way I see it is Tesla is trying to target its future business in the battery and components for EV instead of making cars. That's why the open patent and giga factory. If everyone else build EV and buy components and battery from Tesla, that's mo
Oil Industry and Related News
Jump to new posts Re: Good experiences at lube shops? by DimondPhilup @ 10/19/17 11:59 PM

I fully realize this yes lol. Does it make me cringe with every fiber of my being when people with their ecoboosts use conventional for like 6000 miles? Yes it does. You need the best lubrication and stable oil possible for turbocharged vehicles. Doe
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Frankenblend ideas by beanoil @ 10/19/17 11:32 PM

Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 99 suburban transfer case issues by 99Burb454 @ 10/19/17 11:17 PM

Vacuum engaging the front hubs? Itís got an electronic actuator, where would the vacuum come into play? That intrigues me if mine truly does have a vac connection somewhere
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Need a good battery charger by UncleDave @ 10/19/17 11:00 PM

Originally Posted By: Black_ThunderSchumacher is decent I also have a die hard from sears which is also decent. and a portable speedcharger, i think thats a schumacher as well. can't remember. but they all work well. Some feedback on Schumac
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Want someone to do my valve adjustment by andyd @ 10/19/17 10:06 PM

Originally Posted By: RohanTrav, Vikas is right about that many miles on my van. I do not have any codes at this time. Vikas you don't think I needed a valve adjustment at that many mileage? $1400 does not included timing belt install. I'm going
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: New T6 bottles missing API SM? by O5Q45 @ 10/19/17 09:43 PM

Iím running Rotella T6 in my V8 2005 Q45. It has the VK45DE engine putting out 340hp. This is a high winding V8 since my redline is 6600. Iím known to visit that end of the tach probably once a day or so... I have 119,000 miles now with original ever
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Discount Tire- no more pro-rated road hazard? by motor_oil_madman @ 10/19/17 09:03 PM

I always get a screw in the no repair area. It seems that area keeps getting larger and larger. Iirc its a thumb width or 1/2" usually it will be right on the outer big line in the tread if that makes sense, which is usually an 1" from the
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Schaeffer 7000 vs 9000 5w-30 in Auto by bigj_16 @ 10/19/17 08:47 PM

The 7000 VOA sample is up in the VOA section
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Tire Rebate - Ebay $100 Off by Dumc87 @ 10/19/17 08:25 PM

Originally Posted By: demarpaintSlightly OT- I will need tires soon, would it be better to wait until the Black Friday deals? I haven't shopped for tires in several years. The DTD deals are usually pretty similar Find a $400 set, save $100 and pos
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