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Cooling System Fluids & Additives
Jump to new posts Re: 2010 hyunia accent radiator by Chris142 @ 33 seconds ago

The radiator alone? Maybe 2 qts.
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: 2017 Honda Civic 1.5T, factory fill, 2977miles by researcher @ 1 minute 39 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: Danh I think it's more likely the manganese in the UOA is from an additive in gasoline than something Honda intentionally introduced to help with break-in. Manganese is not used nation-wide but you can also see it in some other
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: 2017 Honda Civic 1.5T, factory fill, 2977miles by researcher @ 5 minutes 42 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: ChiTDII think Honda still does try to "break in" with their factory fill. Look at the UOA, molybdenum is really high, and manganese ( an abrasive for scoring cylinder walls) is present. Good combo for the first run, b
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Expensive Dealer Oil Change by THafeez @ 6 minutes 7 seconds ago

I once brought my own oil and filter to my mechanic and he changed it for 10 bucks, plus a free inspection on major components. total cost out the for me was about 25.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: New Mobil oil....M1 Annual Protection? by f355spider @ 10 minutes 12 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: PimTacWM looks to be increasing visibility with the stand alone displays plus eye level shelf position which is favored by vendors. The question is, is this Mobil pushing WM or WM trying to sell more M1AP? In the world of reta
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: VW Grand Cherokee by edyvw @ 15 minutes 56 seconds ago

Ah, good ole JEEP:
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: paint colors by Nick1994 @ 19 minutes 0 seconds ago

I haven't really had any cars with flashy wild paint. I once had a gold 97' Camry that the previous owner had the cheapest paint job done on it. It looked pretty bad, almost like it was painted with a roller. I will never have a black car again. To
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: VW Grand Cherokee by edyvw @ 22 minutes 20 seconds ago

Drove Atlas recently. Probably MOST practical vehicle in the segment. VW really did good job when it comes to space. The trick with second row and folding with child seat is really, really good. I was thinking to get it once BMWs warranty expires whi
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: My $300 Score! by Ducked @ 22 minutes 56 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: Wolf359But there are lots of other stuff you can do. Quick struts all around, front/rear sway bar links, tie rods, motor mounts, ball joints, plugs, ............etc, etc . See above. .....learn Chinese,.....take up knitting....
Firearms: Lubes, Cleaners, & Maintenance
Jump to new posts Re: S&W Rebates by bubbatime @ 24 minutes 40 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: L_SludgerI want to love S&W but can't. Even at these prices... I really didn't like the Sigma I had as my first gun, and that bad impression has carried over to their current lineup. They've taken their Sigma design architec
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: do you know what a torque stick is.......I do. by ajchien @ 27 minutes 27 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: motor_oil_madmanYeah I know you can get them off amazon. etc. I just figured it would be something available locally. I was doing some research it seems that some sticks have a torque limit of 250 ft pounds, so if you put it on
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: BMW Certified, or Lower mileage? by edyvw @ 29 minutes 31 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: rooflessVWThe issue is that many people think that "Certified" means they are getting a better car. The car might be a lemon. "Certified" is a warranty that is built into the cost of the car and it might no
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: I bought way too much oil. by raytseng @ 30 minutes 11 seconds ago

if you want to change whatever is upsetting you there are middle grounds that don't require a whole lot of money. you can just go on Amazon and buy a self help book or two. however the downside is you have to put in the work yourself to go through
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Jump to new posts Re: 02 Buick Regal Joseph abboud by 901Memphis @ 30 minutes 54 seconds ago

He's in California guys, everything that passes emissions with no rust will bring more than other parts of the country
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
Jump to new posts Re: 2017 Coke 600 by mikered30 @ 32 minutes 43 seconds ago

Congrats to the Silver Spoon, the dab you did made me hate you even more.
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: What's the difference with Euro Spec oils? by edyvw @ 34 minutes 10 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: f355spiderOriginally Posted By: 1JZ_E46While they aren't guaranteed to be higher quality than non-euro spec'd oils (though they usually are), you can rest assured knowing they passed the most rigorous tests out there for oils. T
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: HTHS of Pennzoil Plat Euro 0W40 by f355spider @ 35 minutes 51 seconds ago

Checked the WalMart in Belligham, WA yesterday....no Pennzoil 5w-40 in jugs or bottles. Only the Pennzoil 0w-40 which is not LL-01. They also had Pennzoil 5w-30 which is only LL-04. I need LL-01 for my older BMW...will stick with Castrol Edge 0w-40
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Do thermostats get 'lazy' over time? by edyvw @ 36 minutes 5 seconds ago

On BMW's they are notoriously lazy.
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: 1999 Camry CE Bosch filter 3600 miles by Brolly @ 40 minutes 38 seconds ago

Yes you are right on the Bosch "based on 3500". I would like to know the MG amount.
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: What's the difference with Euro Spec oils? by f355spider @ 41 minutes 4 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: 1JZ_E46While they aren't guaranteed to be higher quality than non-euro spec'd oils (though they usually are), you can rest assured knowing they passed the most rigorous tests out there for oils. They will certainly be OK (and pr
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: My $300 Score! by Wolf359 @ Yesterday at 11:48 PM

But there are lots of other stuff you can do. Quick struts all around, front/rear sway bar links, tie rods, motor mounts, ball joints, plugs, wires, coil pack, etc. If you do the power steering pump, make sure you get the oe Teflon washers for the li
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: 1999 Camry CE Bosch filter 3600 miles by WellOiled @ Yesterday at 11:44 PM

That would be 14 grams for the Bosch 3500. The 3311 is likely smaller. Maybe someone can chime in on the MG filter.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: New Home Windows by AdRock @ Yesterday at 11:43 PM

We replaced our windows with vinyl, double hung, double pane low e with argon from Window World. 12 windows total was around $4600. Major difference. Much quieter and worked like a charm. Between the new A/C and the new windows we can keep the th
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: engine oil viscosity by FordCapriDriver @ Yesterday at 11:42 PM

Originally Posted By: GokhanAlso, if you use 0W-30, 5W-30, or 10W-30, make sure that it's ACEA A1/B! or A5/B5, not A3/B3 or A3/B4. The latter are too thick for this low-powered, nonturbo application and will rob off fuel economy and horsepower, makin
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Road trip through western U.S. by CharlieBauer @ Yesterday at 11:41 PM

Originally Posted By: SquirreleeSee the Hoover Dam if you're in the area. In which case you may as well see Las Vegas, but with kids you may want to do it before evening hours. Go to one of the lunch buffets. I can never get enough of the Grand Ca
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