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Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Radiator flush by supton @ 02/18/17 04:09 PM

That's right, forgot about the funnel. Oh well, I decided that the timing belt job was past my comfort level, so the shop will get this job, along with the timing belt. No sense in flushing only to have them drain out perfectly good coolant.
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
Jump to new posts Re: SAE Paper on Toyota NASCAR oil development by ebr1190rx @ 02/18/17 04:08 PM

I got a free sample gallon of the 100 mobil mpao.
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Rear main seal R&R cost by supton @ 02/18/17 04:03 PM

Got a nice day today. Oil all over the top of the transmission. Not so much on the head though, which is odd. But I think it may have been related to the valve cover. Maybe it just needs to be degreased and monitored. I did notice the passenger
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: Mobil1 0W40: NEW LIFE vs. FS by zoli @ 02/18/17 03:17 PM

Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Originally Posted By: FordCapriDriverSupposedly high Zinc and Phosphorous are bad for catalytic converters, now i know i'm only talking from my anecdotal evidence but i have never heard of anybody having problems with their cat/s because of the oil t
Tires & Wheels
Originally Posted By: CKNNone of your links work. Sorry - now the issue has solved.
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It Works from google photos as follows: 1. The Photo must be Public 2. Right click onto the Photo 3. Choose COPY 4. Insert here: Enter an image and insert the long text + add at the end '?.jpg' https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/a1AevD...g=w1006-
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: OCI for Mazda CX-9 3.7 by Bobby_x @ 02/18/17 02:04 PM

Pls keep in mind that according to regulations LPG here can have up to 50 mg/kg sulfur so high tbn is a must
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Originally Posted By: DoubleWaspI do a piston soak first if it were me. If we're talking stuck rings, thicker oil is not going to make anything better. Isn't there a test for stuck rings? A compression test. Test only cylinders that are most acc
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Dangerous Work at Goodyear? by 4WD @ 02/18/17 01:45 PM

Guess you read the RCA 's on all of them ?
Motorcycles and Motorcycle Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: has anyone gone "Gold Wing"? by dnewton3 @ 02/18/17 01:14 PM

OP - I have owned/ridden many makes and models over the years. Including various dirk bikes since teenage days, various sport bikes, ST1100s, FJRs, various cruisers, HDs, NightHawk-S, GL1200 Wing, GL1500 Wing, GL1500 Valkyrie Interstate, GL1800 Wing
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Originally Posted By: shDKOriginally Posted By: Trav12 point grade 12.9 bolts would be a good option if clearance is an issue. In ny opinion 10.9 Would be a better choice. 12.9 are rarely used in such applications because they are so hard they be
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Between Pads & Shims - Lube or No Lube? by artbuc @ 02/18/17 12:37 PM

Originally Posted By: The CriticOops, I misred your original post. I would follow Akebonos instructions since you are using their pads. I still recommend using the factory pads instead of Akebono's aftermarket line though - quieter and fewer pad dep
Motorcycles and Motorcycle Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Any <350 CC classic here? by iahawk @ 02/18/17 12:30 PM

Really like the looks of the SYM Wolf 150! I'm riding a Ninja 300 now after taking a 30 year break from riding. Small, light and fun to ride around town.
European and Import Motor Oils
From what I have read, the new sulfur ppm limits are not a hard requirement. Refiners can purchase credits to offset production of gasoline over the limit, so you never quite know what is going in your tank. I would stick with what your engine calls
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Originally Posted By: ChrisD46Here is a place to start : http://www.pqiamerica.com/March2013PCMO/consolidatedpagefinl.html You can search through the newer listings to get a better idea on comparisons . This^^^^.
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Jump to new posts Re: Total loss info and ACV (actual cash value) by turtlevette @ 02/18/17 11:28 AM

Original paint is a plus when collecting cars. Original engines and transmissions are important. Cracks can be stitched. In perfect condition this car's NADA is almost six figures. I'm just trying to get enough to have it fixed properly. I
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: friction modifier by BobS @ 02/18/17 11:25 AM

Yes, you will feel it and probably hear it too. I had a'99 and changed the lube with Amsoil and didn't add the modifier. Within a couple of thousand miles it started chattering so I added the modifier and it quit.
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Jump to new posts Re: Countdown is on-6mos left on my lease by MCompact @ 02/18/17 10:38 AM

Originally Posted By: DonaldLease and smokin' deal is an oxymoron. Tell me about it- as noted above I'm leasing a vehicle with an MSRP of $55,895 at $105/month for 24 months with 20k miles. And I paid a whole $400 down! How could I have been so fis
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