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re: pandus13's confy treads #4516594
09/14/17 08:52 PM
09/14/17 08:52 PM
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pandus13 Offline OP
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Well,
It seems I ruffled some feathers with my confy threads and got some responses which I deem not to the BITOG spirit.

Just wanted to say THANK YOU to all the guys who sincerely give knowledge to a non-english speaking guy over the internet over the years:

done because of BITOG helping folks:
-purchased couple cars (mazda5 and the yaris in my signature)
-got a bit better at managing money
-changed jobs
-got less angry in traffic
-bought some oil and coolant and brake fluid and various ATFs and brake fluid, wipers, tools, and many others
-work on my elantra, yaris, mazda5
-bought various tires
-bought 2 computers
-learn a bit more about people
-blow some steam
-laughed at good humor

Thank you for all the good times and for taking the time to share knowledge

Respectfully,

Pandus13/Tony

over and out


16 Golf SportWagen
13 Mazda5
08 Yaris
04 Elantra
95 accent
95 mystique
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Re: re: pandus13's confy treads [Re: pandus13] #4516604
09/14/17 09:08 PM
09/14/17 09:08 PM
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Where the wind comes sweepin'
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Where the wind comes sweepin'
Originally Posted By: pandus13
Well,
...and got some responses which I deem not to the BITOG spirit


So we should just let you create a new thread on every single item that crosses your mind? It was fine that you were asking questions, but if you are asking people about what items are most comfortable, it would seem very logical to put all those into a single thread.

"Please recommend comfortable mattress, pillows and work clothes"



The next time I have a question about an engine, should I make a new thread for every aspect?

Thread 1: Best air filter?
Thread 2: Best carburetor?
Thread 3: Best block?
Thread 4: Best headers?
Thread 5: Best spark plug?
yada yada

Re: re: pandus13's confy treads [Re: Reddy45] #4516608
09/14/17 09:14 PM
09/14/17 09:14 PM
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Tennessee
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Originally Posted By: Reddy45


The next time I have a question about an engine, should I make a new thread for every aspect?




Yes.


2016 Chevrolet Silverado Z71 5.3
2017 Honda CR-V 2.4
Re: re: pandus13's confy treads [Re: pandus13] #4516610
09/14/17 09:16 PM
09/14/17 09:16 PM
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Around the corner
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Around the corner
This is definitely not a confy tread frown cry

Last edited by koffy; 09/14/17 09:17 PM.
Re: re: pandus13's confy treads [Re: koffy] #4516611
09/14/17 09:18 PM
09/14/17 09:18 PM
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Tennessee
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Originally Posted By: koffy
This is definitely not a comfy tread frown cry


But it could be.

Feller may have made a few posts somewhat concerning the same thing.
Doesnt mean we need to bust his balls over it.
After all, hes just trying to get some useful opinions.


2016 Chevrolet Silverado Z71 5.3
2017 Honda CR-V 2.4
Re: re: pandus13's confy treads [Re: ChevyMan93] #4516626
09/14/17 09:41 PM
09/14/17 09:41 PM
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Around the corner
koffy Offline
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Around the corner
I was joking, I mean some people here take everything too seriously, he made a couple repetitive treads, maybe it's not the best way, but it's not a big deal either.
To be honest, I don't think those guys intended to be to hard, more in the way of making fun.

Re: re: pandus13's confy treads [Re: pandus13] #4516628
09/14/17 09:45 PM
09/14/17 09:45 PM
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Tennessee
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Tennessee
I understood that you were joking, but feller up there is taking it as a serious infraction because he made a few posts instead of one. I personally dont see the big deal, but i reckon, who am i? lol


2016 Chevrolet Silverado Z71 5.3
2017 Honda CR-V 2.4
Re: re: pandus13's confy treads [Re: pandus13] #4516644
09/14/17 10:12 PM
09/14/17 10:12 PM
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No complaints from me. Takes the spotlight off me. grin2

Re: re: pandus13's confy treads [Re: pandus13] #4516653
09/14/17 10:28 PM
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I still want to know what happened with the tree monkeys.


1996 Nissan 300ZX 5-speed,Arctic Pearl(#175 of 300)
Quaker State Ultimate Durability 10W30
2012 Honda Accord Coupe EX-L 2.4,auto,San Marino Red
Quaker State Ultimate Durability 10W30

Re: re: pandus13's confy treads [Re: pandus13] #4516657
09/14/17 10:39 PM
09/14/17 10:39 PM
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Michigan
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I take it all in stride...much better just to sit back and enjoy...

Besides, different things work for different people, so I won't get to worried if they annoyed anyways...

I just take the threads just the way they are...


Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.

Henry Ford
Re: re: pandus13's confy treads [Re: aquariuscsm] #4516662
09/14/17 10:50 PM
09/14/17 10:50 PM
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Originally Posted By: aquariuscsm
I still want to know what happened with the tree monkeys.
Me too!


2015 Hyundai Sonata 2.4L 88k Motorcraft Synthetic Blend 5w30 & OEM
2000 Toyota Camry 2.2L 231k Valvoline 5w30 & Fram Ultra
1996 Jeep Cherokee 4.0L 147k Mobil 1 HM 10w40 & Fram Ultra
Re: re: pandus13's confy treads [Re: pandus13] #4516667
09/14/17 11:01 PM
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Ohio
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Before I met BITOG in the earliest of early 2000s, I thought that Mobil 1 was the best motor oil easily available, and that Fitting the biggest baddest filter possible was key to lubrication success. oh, and that Pennz Syncromesh would make my gearbox troubles disappear. During my learning phase at BITOG I bought some bottles of Auto RXnand gave my engines the best placebo that my money could buy.


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Re: re: pandus13's confy treads [Re: pandus13] #4516720
09/15/17 03:20 AM
09/15/17 03:20 AM
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Fort Worth TX
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Fort Worth TX
Pandas, I have enjoyed your posts here and I wish you luck. Maybe you will come back one day! I will admit though, I hang around these forums quite a bit recently and I have noticed that some of the moderators abuse their power and have been pretty rude. Hopefully that gets fixed one of these days so these forums can be a bit more enjoyable.


2011 Prius 96k miles RLI 5w20
97 Toy T100 4x4: amsoil 0w20 242k Miles
04 Toy Sienna awd: Pennzoil 0w20 281k Miles
Re: re: pandus13's confy treads [Re: pandus13] #4516766
09/15/17 05:31 AM
09/15/17 05:31 AM
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Virginia Beach
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So, "confy" = comfy?
And "tread" = thread?

Glad I missed them...


32 Packard 15W40
02 Volvo V70 T5 0W40 M1
02 Volvo V70 XC 0W40 Edge
05 MB S600 0W40 M1
16 Tundra 1794 5W30 Pennzoil Ultra
Re: re: pandus13's confy treads [Re: aquariuscsm] #4516770
09/15/17 05:36 AM
09/15/17 05:36 AM
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New England
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Originally Posted By: aquariuscsm
I still want to know what happened with the tree monkeys.


Dey ate tree bananas!


2014 Forester XT, 90000 miles
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