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Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: M1 0w40 FS; 4,800 miles; '12 VW Tiguan 2.0t by 1JZ_E46 @ Yesterday at 01:42 PM

Originally Posted By: kschachnWhat specifically will you gain by switching to Castrol from the BMW branded oil? Probably nothing. But given the price of TwinPower Turbo, it's worth exploring options. In fact, my reply to edyvw made me curious about
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Engine Swap by The_Eric @ Yesterday at 01:42 PM

Just because the heads will physically bolt on, doesn't mean that they'll work properly. Like others have said, the combustion chamber size and intake and exhaust flow can be different. A good example would be the Chevy 305 head on a 350- it'll bolt
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Sound like a bad water pump bearing? by zzyzzx @ Yesterday at 01:40 PM

How many miles are on this water pump?
Product Rebates, Sales and Promotions
Jump to new posts Re: Pennzoil site rebate problems by 69GTX @ Yesterday at 01:39 PM

Some problems the past week with accessing the rebate pages if you follow the "promotions" and "Do it yourself" web site selections. In any event, these links below have always worked. From there, click on the "link"
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: Marvel Ultimate Fuel & Motor Treatment by 69GTX @ Yesterday at 01:31 PM

I've never used MMO in fuel on any of my 3 dozen vehicles over 40 yrs. Never had a fuel-related problem. On many of those cars they went on the original fuel filters the entire way. While I wouldn't do that today, I did it back then.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Gas boiler question by Wolf359 @ Yesterday at 01:29 PM

I think a standard gas hot water heater is about 30k BTU's. The recovery rate on a 40 gallon tank is typically about 50 gallons in an hour.
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: Marvel Ultimate Fuel & Motor Treatment by tig1 @ Yesterday at 01:28 PM

I have MMO in fuel for years. I have never had a fuel related problem for the 25 years.
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: Marvel Ultimate Fuel & Motor Treatment by BobFout @ Yesterday at 01:25 PM

I'm willing to give it the benefit of the doubt there are effective fuel additive components not required in an MSDS. MSDS's are not a full list of components.
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
Jump to new posts Re: NSX @ Texas World Speedway by Virtus_Probi @ Yesterday at 01:23 PM

Is the steering wheel really small, or does the OPer just have huge hands?? Cool video, looks like a lot of fun...
Photo Section
Jump to new posts Re: Lets see the cars!!!! by mjoekingz28 @ Yesterday at 01:23 PM

Any underhood pictures of the Acura SubyRoo?
Computers
Jump to new posts Re: Two month mini-review of my MacBook Pro by Kibitoshin @ Yesterday at 01:20 PM

I hope you enjoy your MBP in the long run. I've lingered for one of these because of its build quality, upgradeability and serviceability although newer Macbooks seem to be going away with that now. Instead I got a Mid 2010 Macbook with the C2D P86
Aviation
Jump to new posts Re: WWII pilot takes to the air one more time. by Virtus_Probi @ Yesterday at 01:19 PM

This was on ABC News last night. It was cool to watch, but I did notice that he had his left blinker on for the whole flight... ;^)
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Gas boiler question by bmwpowere36m3 @ Yesterday at 01:17 PM

Originally Posted By: Wolf359Yeah, it's crazy how over sized most boilers are. Slant-Fin used to have a manual J calculation tool on their website and once you plug in some numbers, I ended up with about 30k BTU's to heat to heat a 3 bedroom apartmen
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: change to high milage syn oil at 117,000 on '96 I4 by aquariuscsm @ Yesterday at 01:16 PM

I wouldn't keep doing exactly what you've been doing. Stick with the same 10W30 synthetic you've been using.
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: M1 0w40 FS; 4,800 miles; '12 VW Tiguan 2.0t by kschachn @ Yesterday at 01:13 PM

Originally Posted By: 1JZ_E46Originally Posted By: edyvwOriginally Posted By: 1JZ_E46PAO wins again. GTL is good, but can't hang. I'll stick with Castrol. But in Cooper you have GTL? You're right. I may switch to EDGE 5W-30 A3/B4 or 0W-30 next. La
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Originally Posted By: fred9xxA little humor for Donald - "Forever" for me might not be too long cuz I'm 73 now. :-)) Heh heh why change any habits? If a 21 yr old car runs reliably why change your maintenance ? And yes, 10w30 is n
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: Marvel Ultimate Fuel & Motor Treatment by kschachn @ Yesterday at 01:09 PM

It looks like a bottle of hot sauce.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Do you think Toyota is on to something? by CKN @ Yesterday at 01:06 PM

Originally Posted By: edwardh1Originally Posted By: CKNYour right. Toyota isn't stupid by any stretch. However-Toyota has 60 BILLION IN CASH RESERVES. Perhaps this buys them privileges for taking chances. And your right-the Prius is one reliable a
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: Pennz Plat Euro 5W30 w/LL-04 @ Walmart by Quattro Pete @ Yesterday at 01:04 PM

Originally Posted By: 69GTXIsn't this the lower SAPS formula? It is.
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: M1 0w40 FS; 4,800 miles; '12 VW Tiguan 2.0t by 1JZ_E46 @ Yesterday at 01:03 PM

Originally Posted By: edyvwOriginally Posted By: 1JZ_E46PAO wins again. GTL is good, but can't hang. I'll stick with Castrol. But in Cooper you have GTL? You're right. I may switch to EDGE 5W-30 A3/B4 or 0W-30 next. Last oil change was before I r
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: Marvel Ultimate Fuel & Motor Treatment by andyd @ Yesterday at 01:02 PM

Originally Posted By: HerrStigAmazing what can be made out of snakes. It is horse liniment for cars. The smell evoked nostalgic memories of old Dobbin back in the 20s. I like the smell, I like the graphics on the cover. Nearest I can come t
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Defy 10w40 blended with M1 0w30 by kschachn @ Yesterday at 01:02 PM

What you end up with is a mixture of oils that have no certifications or approvals.
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Do you think Toyota is on to something? by madRiver @ Yesterday at 01:02 PM

Originally Posted By: JHZR2Originally Posted By: madRiverThe reason for hybrid success was it did not take a special effort of end user and they had fuel prices climb to seal the deal with an administration who supported this technology with incentiv
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: Pennz Plat Euro 5W30 w/LL-04 @ Walmart by 69GTX @ Yesterday at 01:02 PM

Isn't this the lower SAPS formula?
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Gas boiler question by Wolf359 @ Yesterday at 12:59 PM

Yeah, it's crazy how over sized most boilers are. Slant-Fin used to have a manual J calculation tool on their website and once you plug in some numbers, I ended up with about 30k BTU's to heat to heat a 3 bedroom apartment, but it had 95k BTU's worth
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