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Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 2018 Camry I4 XSE 0W-16 by kaminski54 @ 11/12/17 11:07 AM

Originally Posted By: beanoilWhat does the engine spec in other countries, and 6 months from now, someone will have already run a thicker oil with no problems. Valvoline Instant OMG has (seriously!) already put in an 0w20 or 5w20 somewhere. Even your
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 2018 Camry I4 XSE 0W-16 by JTK @ 11/12/17 11:06 AM

Originally Posted By: DeltaWell I'll be; they went back to a regular oil filter for this 4 cylinder. I hear that! Seems weird to take a step backwards. The cartridge filter element was huge in comparison to that thimble sized spin-on as well.
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Caprice , rear drum brakes by WyrTwister @ 11/12/17 11:05 AM

Oh , by the way , what is the correct term for the little rubber plugs that go in the hole in the backing plate . You knock out the pre-punched steel " plug " to gain access to the star wheel . By the way , when I finally got th
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Anti Sieze On Lug Nuts by Linctex @ 11/12/17 11:05 AM

I always lube them using engine oil. Originally Posted By: fozzdesy2001My biggest concern with lube on lug nuts is over tightening them, especially when they are tightened by a shop using air tools. I never ever ever ever ever ever ever tighten lu
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Caprice , rear drum brakes by mk378 @ 11/12/17 11:03 AM

Take only one wheel apart at a time so you don't mix up parts. Take pictures for reference (also if you only took one wheel apart, you can take the drum off of the other wheel and compare, they are mirror image). Unscrew the adjuster all the way an
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Pennzoil Platinum 5w-30 Dexos 1 Gen 2 is out. by Smoqueed @ 11/12/17 11:00 AM

Originally Posted By: SR5The PP 5W30 is right at the thin end of the 30 grade with KV100 = 9.8 cSt (the cut off is 9.3 cSt). But not only is it Dexos1-Gen2, it is also one of the few Euro ACEA A5/B5 oils. To be A5/B5 it needs to pass a shear stabi
Oil Analysis - General Questions and Comments
Jump to new posts Re: Brass Instrument Lubricating Oil by Linctex @ 11/12/17 10:59 AM

Chemically clean the valves and the bores to get rid of any sticky residue first.... then re-oil and try again.
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Anti Sieze On Lug Nuts by Traction @ 11/12/17 10:59 AM

I would never use anti-seize on studs where the lug nuts spin freely on to the studs, plated to not corrode. On rusty, sticky ones then a little lube is needed. I usually just use a shot of WD40 to free them up. Now, stuck wheels corroded to the hub
Engine Air Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Do you change air filter by looks or miles? by WyrTwister @ 11/12/17 10:58 AM

Looks . Or maybe , once a year .
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Got the Hot Rod "Bug" What do you think ? by RTexasF @ 11/12/17 10:58 AM

Need parts? Call Holden in Australia.....oh wait, they're shut down for good or soon to be. Look for a Caddy CTS-V.
Aviation
Jump to new posts Re: Russian Buran...a few minutes video. by Linctex @ 11/12/17 10:57 AM

Funding issues..... I can totally see that.
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Caprice , rear drum brakes by Trav @ 11/12/17 10:57 AM

Most cars that use drum brakes for stopping the car and not just an E brake on rear disc systems are self adjusting. This means the star wheel will not turn backwards against the adjusting lever, you need to push it out of the way with a thin screwdr
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Replacing Battery by HorseThief @ 11/12/17 10:56 AM

Originally Posted By: andydI float the batteries once a month with a.5 A Centech. I want to see if this will extend battery life. Also, battery guys. I have heard that a lower priced battery in a larger case size will have less (wider spaced) pl
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Bad on me :-( by GMBoy @ 11/12/17 10:54 AM

Originally Posted By: dlundbladI've read about folks here reusing the gasket if their new filter didn't come with one. I am surprised to see it leak on you. Good thing you caught it! Your wife sounds like a keeper too if she helps you with cars. (Y
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 2018 Camry I4 XSE 0W-16 by PimTac @ 11/12/17 10:54 AM

Is the OP our first BITOG 0w-16 user?
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 2018 Camry I4 XSE 0W-16 by beanoil @ 11/12/17 10:53 AM

What does the engine spec in other countries, and 6 months from now, someone will have already run a thicker oil with no problems. Valvoline Instant OMG has (seriously!) already put in an 0w20 or 5w20 somewhere. Even your statement gives you a way ou
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: 2018 Camry I4 XSE 0W-16 by kaminski54 @ 11/12/17 10:53 AM

Originally Posted By: slacktide_bitoginteresting way to cut a filter open :czy: AAP is starting to carry CQ Synthetic 0w16, made by Amalie/Wolf's Head. About $25 for 5 quarts and a "filter" (but you can always get a real filter at Napa or
Computers
Jump to new posts Re: Recieved a SMART predict failure notice by RTexasF @ 11/12/17 10:51 AM

Oddly enough we just had one of our old Toshibas spit out this same message. Everything of importance is backed up so we're just gonna let it go till it croaks and get another laptop. It may be tomorrow or it may be years, we shall see. All other che
General and Off Topic
Originally Posted By: CujetLet's put it this way, your health, confidence, physical prowess, the way you dress, testosterone level and so on all affect how others treat you. Remember, others, from your friends, to your boss and your mate, may not wan
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: How much of your driving is commuting? by GMBoy @ 11/12/17 10:49 AM

Originally Posted By: fdcg27My wife and me drive about 35K each year between us. We both drive about twenty five miles to work each morning, so about fifty miles a day each. Figuring in holidays and vacations, about 60% of the miles we do are to and
Engine Air Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Do you change air filter by looks or miles? by rooflessVW @ 11/12/17 10:48 AM

Everything by miles.
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: Milwaukee m18 "high-torque" impact $199 by SubLGT @ 11/12/17 10:47 AM

Originally Posted By: HangFire..."Nut-busting torque" is an undefined marketing term... I'm surprised Ford, Chevrolet and Ram have not adopted that marketing slogan for their diesel powered 1 ton pickups.
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Got the Hot Rod "Bug" What do you think ? by beanoil @ 11/12/17 10:47 AM

Originally Posted By: LinctexOriginally Posted By: skyactiv But seriously, those cars are going away because the looming 2025 EPA fuel economy requirements. If you want a new gas powered V8 anything, the era is coming to an end. WHAT?!? No more Co
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Post your latest oil change by car51 @ 11/12/17 10:46 AM

My 09 Camry LE with 126,xxx miles on it. Out: blend of VWB 5w30&10w30 and half can LiquiMoly MOS2 In: M1 5w30HM SL rated and left Tough Guard 4386 on for another 4K~ OCI
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Anti Sieze On Lug Nuts by 2015_PSD @ 11/12/17 10:45 AM

In my early working days, I spent about 12 years in the heavy petrochemical world where anti-seize was the order of the day. Many of the environments inside some of the units within these plants was corrosive enough to cause stainless steel to rust a
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