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Jump to new posts Re: Talk to me about magnetorheological dampers by Ddubya @ 02/22/17 08:58 AM

Thank you, all.
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: RAM 1500 3.6l filter by RD_3 @ 02/22/17 08:52 AM

My local WM says it has the FU in stock...I may need to go check it out. Thanks for the heads up.
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Brake fluid recommendations? by edyvw @ 02/22/17 08:43 AM

Originally Posted By: KgrantOriginally Posted By: rooflessVWOriginally Posted By: KgrantI use DOT 5.1 in everything, performs better in the cold weather. Does it now. You measure this how, exactly? I used my foot. Fresh DOT 3 vs 5.1 at -40 in
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: I'm burning 1Q of oil every 200 miles! by LeakySeals @ 02/22/17 08:40 AM

Originally Posted By: bennybigbHey Guys, My 1996 Geo Prizm is now burning 1 Quart of oil every 200 miles. It doesn't seem to smoke too bad, or drip too much, I don't know where the oil is going, but I drive 400 miles a week, so I use 2 quarts of oi
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: FRAM TG3614 Cut Open by 4WD @ 02/22/17 07:59 AM

Used M1 almost as long as Tig and never burned any ... However - It is not the only brand of oil I use ... but was at one time ... These days ? A dozen good oils easy to find around here ...
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Cruze in sig ... Castrol synthetic out - Maxlife synthetic in ...
Used Oil Analysis - Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: My 1st LML UOA.... need input plz by Bighorn2500 @ 02/22/17 07:07 AM

I had a similar report on my Cummins before at just over 56K miles: "The high aluminum could show piston/bearing wear, but with potassium, it could just be material from the EGR system. That stuff should wash out with time, and it's not uncommo
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Castrol/Edge 0W-40 At Walmart by LeakySeals @ 02/22/17 06:02 AM

They would not call it a rollback if the intention was to keep a lower price. They would just change stickers.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Who has had a real engine failure? by FordCapriDriver @ 02/22/17 05:33 AM

Originally Posted By: suptonOriginally Posted By: FordCapriDriverOriginally Posted By: TdboI had a brand new 1982 Monte Carlo with a V6 in it. Diving down the street at 25 MPH, the crankshaft snapped in half. This was with 3000 miles on the odometer.
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Cut Open: FL820S by Sayjac @ 02/22/17 05:11 AM

7500 mile fci on an MC application that has shown some anecdotal issues here, no drama noted, a good thing. Got the job done I'd say. Thanks for c&p.
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Jump to new posts Re: Dry scratchy throat remedies ? by 40w8 @ 02/22/17 03:05 AM

After retiring early from having mild muscle disease (CMT MD) ten years ago, I decided to see, study, and test most of those vitamins and supplements like one can get at Walmart , etc. I've come down to eat well like Salmon, brocolli, dried cherries
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: videos 4 latest military planes R interesting. by DoubleWasp @ 02/22/17 01:16 AM

He's only been trashing on the F-35C (Navy version), which the Navy does not really want anyway. It's an idea that originated 4 years ago, and was already in full momentum. Air Force is getting its F-35s, because there is no alternative. They're no
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Jump to new posts Re: Lets see the cars!!!! by SirTanon @ 02/22/17 01:15 AM

Well, I thought I had posted my daily driver car in here.. but apparently I never did. This is my 2010 Fusion, just after a nice afternoon detail. Pic was taken a couple thousand miles ago, when the car had around 225,000 miles on it.
Engine Air Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Verdict: Best air filter? by DrRoughneck @ 02/22/17 12:38 AM

Toyota OEM is best.
Used Oil Analysis - Motorcycle
Jump to new posts Re: Harley Road King VR1 3000 miles by DoubleWasp @ 02/22/17 12:19 AM

Originally Posted By: blueglide88Does anybody have any comments on the numbers? I'm far from an expert at reading these reports but it seemed to me the oil is doing ok. Looks excellent to me. Barely showing anything.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: SuperTech motor oil by CKN @ 02/22/17 12:17 AM

Originally Posted By: 4WDYep - I have even offered up my extreme maintenance records at trade time - and "we don't need that" is all you will get. Agreed. The number one issue any dealer is concerned about at trade in time is how the v
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Originally Posted By: Emperors6Yah, I did about 30hrs last summer. It was my first season. I went with different BMW CCA chapters and some track clubs. I've been at Mosport, Palmer and Mont-Tremblant. My driving style is getting better apparently sin
Penetrating Oils/Cleaners/Solvents
Boeshield t9 is a bit lighter than hdmp.
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Rock Auto 5% off code by LotI @ 02/21/17 11:35 PM

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Jump to new posts Re: Bought another CTS-V. by Neil_A @ 02/21/17 11:23 PM

I hate you! Just kidding, awesome ride and I know what you mean about stable at high speeds. I've taken my GXP up to 132, in Mexico too BTW, and the smoothness is incredible. Never aero maxed it though, which is probably well over 160 with my mods. E
Engine Air Filters
Jump to new posts Re: USPU strikes again - Should I use it. by Neil_A @ 02/21/17 10:58 PM

You paid for a brand new filter, to receive anything less is unacceptable. Call and complain, get a replacement, and use that with confidence.
Engine Air Filters
Jump to new posts Re: K&N Factory Video Tour by Neil_A @ 02/21/17 10:17 PM

Thank you for sharing. Definitely increased my confidence in their products.
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Originally Posted By: afreeOriginally Posted By: KuatoAre those the stock guages? If not maybe the computer takes a few seconds to get going. No they are aftermarket. I'm thinking it's a delay due to the aftermarket parts. If you perform a Goog
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Why bulk? I would just change the fluid, forget the flush. The PS is a true hydraulic system with basically no wear contaminants getting in. Most cars at the boneyard never had the PS system touched.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Best Oil for GM L83 engines? by ChevyMan2015 @ 02/21/17 08:54 PM

Originally Posted By: zfasts03Is there any confirmation from GM that a 0w-30 or 5w-30 is okay with this engine? Any warranty concerns? Have you looked in your owner's manual? The manual states specifically that the 5.3 and 6.2 are to use 0w-20. Per
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