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Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel/Gas Pickups/Trucks/Vans
Jump to new posts Re: Oil Viscosity upgrade for old V10? by SilverFusion2010 @ Today at 07:29 PM

Originally Posted By: pops91710Hello Memebers! This is my first post here, so bear with me. I have long been an avid fan of two fully synthetic oils; Mobil One and Amsoil which I have used exclusively in my 2003 F250 Superduty with a 6.8L V10. For my
General and Off Topic
Originally Posted By: Astro14Weather forecasting is remarkably accurate in the short term. I see that every day at work. Three thoughts: 1. You're using a poor source 2. You're misunderstanding the forecast 3. You're trolling us. numbers 1, and
Automotive General Topics
Is country or origin even an accurate representation of part quality these days? IMO, it's the part spec that's important, not country of origin. Country of origin is just a legal requirement for sold parts to display, but part spec is almost never d
Items For Sale
Jump to new posts Re: 5 Qt. German Castrol "GC" 0W30 Green Elixir by Leonardo629 @ Today at 07:11 PM

I realized they are the "gold" version, so I gave them to Cristobal for free......
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
My 2.3 holds 4 1/2 qts.
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: RA Clearance Oil Filters. by RichardS @ Today at 06:46 PM

Originally Posted By: pbmIn 2015 I ordered some 'Wix' and Mobil 1 filters for my Zetec 2.0. The Mobil 1's were OK but were made in 2008. The so-called 'Wix' filters were K-Mart (yellow) Penske filters (probably made by Wix) that were made in the mid-
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Oroville Dam Spillway Webcam by Boczech @ Today at 06:36 PM

Seems to be working now.
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: mPerks $10.00 of $50.00 auto dept by fdcg27 @ Today at 06:36 PM

Try your wife's mPerks account.
Jump to new posts Re: VW Diesel Band by RichardS @ Today at 06:22 PM

Yeah, it could be Chrysler Band. Or GM. or, or, or.
OTC and Third Party Oil Additives
Jump to new posts Re: Everglide EGS Oil Additive by Garak @ Today at 06:18 PM

Originally Posted By: drfuelinsteinWell in my opinion the public has just not been properly informed. I recently had a conversation with one of the technically astute folks at Savant Labs in Michigan. As I understand it engine oil volatility is one o
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: What is wrong with finished fuels? by Garak @ Today at 06:15 PM

Today's fuels aren't perfect by any stretch of the imagination. Then again, considering we OCD BITOGers all have different ideas, one can never please everyone. But, I certainly don't want to go back to the fuel systems of the 1970s. I don't miss
Virgin Oil Analysis - PCMO/HDEO
Jump to new posts Re: Harvest King All-Fleet 15W-40 VOA by fdcg27 @ Today at 06:04 PM

Worth the price but nothing special. Store brand oils are typically value priced and typically have pretty weak add packs. This is but one example. Still, at six bucks a gallon, it's not as though you'd need to run long drains to get your money out o
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Diesel Cars/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: thicker oil or better oil contents by Garak @ Today at 05:56 PM

Yes, that was quite a treat, to say the least.
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
I hope Lowe's still has some... Thanks!
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: 07' CTS V6 ATF & Power Steering by RichardS @ Today at 05:43 PM

I'm with slacktide_bitog. Maxlife is DexVI, so it's perfect. Since you're wanting to keep this car running, and likely plan a future transmission service, the dorman would make future changes a snap. 7ish quarts out, 7ish back in. I'm a fan of the t
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: Civic Hatch 1.5T FF UAO by miden851 @ Today at 05:27 PM

Honda DI engines; you either like or hate them; no middle ground On my CRV; I find it very hard to check oil levels on its dipstick due to its design flaw or its thin oil... Also I checked 2017 Acura TLX base, under the engine bay it looks the sa
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Yokohama vs Continental by slacktide_bitog @ Today at 05:20 PM

Originally Posted By: djscotty14Yokohama S.Drive has been discontinued replaced with Yokohama Advan Sport A/S. Have some being installed on Sat The S.Drive and Advan Sport A/S aren't even the same tire category. The S, Drive is a summer tire, a
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Berkeley Professor arrested for Assault. by wwillson @ Today at 05:18 PM

Politics - lock time
Automotive General Topics
Originally Posted By: Sierra048Originally Posted By: L_SludgerIrrelevant: I've been contemplating this - I don't remember seeing any car audio that takes an SD card input except for a 'Dual' brand Wal-mart media player sans CD-rom. I didn't know that
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Walmart 3 pk Valvoline 5w30 $25.11 Back in Stock! by thescreensavers @ Today at 04:46 PM

Originally Posted By: user52165 Takes 10 quarts? Aux sump? Originally Posted By: dlundbladThat's what I was thinking. Sure sounds like a beast. What engine does it have? Is it stock? Its Stock, the LT1 in the 2016+ Camaro is a wet sump with a
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: What's the difference with Euro Spec oils? by DeepFriar @ Today at 04:29 PM

Across the border in Switzerland is an entirely different mindset. The Gestapo and Stasi didn't die. They became traffic police in the Scandanavian countries and Switzerland.
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Do thermostats get 'lazy' over time? by DoubleWasp @ Today at 04:25 PM

Replaced plenty of lazy thermostats. They open and then don't close all of the way, or open too soon. One of my Rams was running at 140 degrees on a hot day, and 120 on a cool day because of this very issue.
Boat/PWC Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Electric fuel pump for Mercruiser by DoubleWasp @ Today at 04:13 PM

Carb/electric fuel pump systems on boats work off of an oil pressure switch or from the alternator "tach" output. Long story made short is, there is an extra stub on the starter that only turns on when the starter is being cranked. This po
Consumer Electronics
Jump to new posts Re: Not a fan of the iPhone anymore - what next? by gathermewool @ Today at 04:05 PM

Originally Posted By: FordBroncoVWJeta Originally Posted By: gathermewoolOriginally Posted By: racer12306Every mobile electronic device has planned obsolescence. Welcome to 1977. Fixed it for you :P Fixed it for you!
Jump to new posts Re: Widows Essentials by simple_gifts @ Today at 04:04 PM

Originally Posted By: EddieWTHDTM? I assume this is a reference to my post. Simply put, it is produced by Microsoft. They cannot produce an operating system that protects itself from compromise; why could their free add-on product do it?
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