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Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Best and Worst SET of tires you've ever put on by UG_Passat @ 06/19/17 08:14 AM

Originally Posted By: edyvwOriginally Posted By: UG_PassatOriginally Posted By: edyvwWorst: Kumho Ecsta. Every time I had to brake I prayed, and I am not religious. Hankook W300 (winter tire). They go on snow as pair of very good skis. So the W
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Which Michelin's for my Accord? by skyactiv @ 06/19/17 08:13 AM

Don't buy the A/S 3's as recommended by the members above. They have there place, but not for you since you said your easy on tires and go 75 MPH in a straight line 95% of the time. The A/S 3's will have a shorter life, provide less fuel economy an
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Which Michelin's for my Accord? by JHZR2 @ 06/19/17 08:13 AM

Ugh, stinks when that happens. A 4 cyl accord isn't really a high performing vehicle, but the handling of accords is reasonably sharp and competent. lll say that the 225/50-17 energy saver AS that came as OE fit on my 15 HAH have been very satis
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: GE Healthcare positions in Florida? by Mr Nice @ 06/19/17 08:10 AM

For me it's OK if we don't get the recognition of the hospital staff, ultimately we are just doing what we are supposed to be doing and getting a paycheck. No pat on the back needed or 'thanks' from the staff is ever expected. With 2 pensions from
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: The new ford GT by A_Harman @ 06/19/17 08:02 AM

Originally Posted By: tig1Originally Posted By: LinctexOriginally Posted By: BobsArmory Understandable. But my post was made for the beauty of the lines of the car. I would assume that if one could afford the estimated MSRP of $450,000 USD they wou
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Looking of new mattress...head spinning!!! by Huie83 @ 06/19/17 08:02 AM

We just purchased a Purple mattress and base, i'm excited as it's different than every other foam bed out there. It's scheduled to show up today. I'll update with a review on it tomorrow. It's replacing a 10 year old name brand bed that has a few i
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: The new ford GT by bullwinkle @ 06/19/17 08:01 AM

Originally Posted By: BobsArmoryOriginally Posted By: bioburnerOriginally Posted By: tig1Originally Posted By: CT8I would rather have a Vette. Why is that? Probably wouldn't come with insurance bill equal to the price of the Vette Understandabl
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Best and Worst SET of tires you've ever put on by Virtus_Probi @ 06/19/17 08:01 AM

Originally Posted By: edyvwAs former professional skier, I know what skis can do. I should say, they are as fast as good skis on snow. By far THE WORST winter tire I ever had on a car. Very interesting! Do you work in the ski industry in CO? I k
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Ford recommends semi synthetic. Why not full??? by Doublehaul @ 06/19/17 08:00 AM

Conventional, Semi-Syn, and Full Syn are marketing terms with no legal definition. Ford recommends a specific spec based on the oil weight. Most name brand "conventional" oils meet this spec. My F350 calls for 5w30. My last UOA on V
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: The new ford GT by Kuato @ 06/19/17 07:59 AM

Beautiful car. However since I don't fit into it, it is just a piece of art to me.
Cooling System Fluids & Additives
Jump to new posts Re: Leak from new radiator hose and new clamp by mightymousetech @ 06/19/17 07:58 AM

Or just get the proper OE clamp. It worked for 15 years before.
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: BMW LL01 alternate oils by UG_Passat @ 06/19/17 07:57 AM

Originally Posted By: zengOriginally Posted By: UG_PassatOriginally Posted By: edyvw That wasn't the case. The VW owner's manual gave the dealership/owners options, so naturally people are cheap, so they used 5w30 conventional oil like Castrol GTX
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Best and Worst SET of tires you've ever put on by wheelman1991 @ 06/19/17 07:56 AM

Originally Posted By: eljefino Firestone Winterforce came with my camry and they are a thumping, low tech, nasty tire that doesn't "do" snow well either, so its reason for being is not even its excuse. I like the winterforce, I had 6 se
Automotive General Topics
Jump to new posts Re: Engine downsizing comes with downside by PimTac @ 06/19/17 07:55 AM

"You can either observe the distinction, and try and use the terms correctly, or you can relax, chill out, wave your hands about a bit, use the terms interchangeably, and maybe make up a few of your own that you think sound kind of cool and tech
Racing Oils/Engines/Cars/Teams/Drivers
Jump to new posts Re: Michigan Speedway.. by billt460 @ 06/19/17 07:46 AM

Originally Posted By: TinyVoicesThat would be really interesting to see. I would not be surprised to see her do well in a series like that. Lots of middle of the pack NASCAR drivers have been front of the pack drivers in other series. She really has
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: 3k +Camping generator suggestions by bioburner @ 06/19/17 07:45 AM

Originally Posted By: Cujethttp://www.homedepot.com/p/Champion-Power-Equipment-3-500-4-000-Watt-Gasoline-Powered-Recoil-Start-RV-Ready-Portable-Generator-46596/203589520?cm_mmc=Shopping%7cTHD%7cG%7c0%7cG-BASE-PLA-D28I-Generators%7c&gclid=EAIaIQob
Foods/Cooking/Beverages
Jump to new posts Re: Pellet Grills by RhondaHonda @ 06/19/17 07:43 AM

I'll second the Green Mountain Grill recommendation. Just did a brisket on mine yesterday, turned out excellent.
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
The car is NOT faster with ethanol, it performs closer to its efficiency window. What happens is the car goes slower on normal fuel, and performance increases with octane. Next time round, add a gallon of toluene or benzene or xylene to a tank of
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: 3k +Camping generator suggestions by Cujet @ 06/19/17 07:38 AM

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Champion-Power-Equipment-3-500-4-000-Watt-Gasoline-Powered-Recoil-Start-RV-Ready-Portable-Generator-46596/203589520?cm_mmc=Shopping%7cTHD%7cG%7c0%7cG-BASE-PLA-D28I-Generators%7c&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIt_yLj_bJ1AIV1xKBCh0pygj
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: Ethanol Free Gasoline by Olas @ 06/19/17 07:38 AM

Ethanol has lower BTUs than petrol so provides less power and mpg per unit consumed. Ethanol has higher octane than petrol, so if you have high cylinder pressure and appropriate mapping it can provide more power while delivering far lower mpg due to
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Factory Tires and Warranty by kjbock @ 06/19/17 07:35 AM

Originally Posted By: kjbockOriginally Posted By: TractionOriginally Posted By: kjbockOriginally Posted By: TractionThe mileage warranty claim is more trouble than it's worth anyway, unless you really want to run your tires for another 10kmi just to
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Having two pentastars in the garage - I feel safe in saying that as long as you use a quality oil mated with a respectable OCI, the engine won't care what you pour in her. These things are easy on oil. I've used VWB, Havoline HiMi, Hav Syn, PYB, Tr
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Originally Posted By: p1zippie... Thoughts? ... Brand: any that meets MS 6395 spec. Grade: 0W-20 was spec'ed beginning with 2016. Probably can only be found in semi or full synthetic. As my 2017 Pentastar 3.6 is a moderate fuel diluter I go fo
Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Which Michelin's for my Accord? by TinyVoices @ 06/19/17 07:31 AM

The A/S 3 absolutely.
Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: BAD BOY zero turn Kohler oil leak by GMBoy @ 06/19/17 07:30 AM

Originally Posted By: dieselfarmboyAfter seeing the used stuff TSC has in there for sale at times I think they take anything back under warranty. Saw a cub cadet trimmer that you could tell had been used HARD for MANY hours and they was still trying
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