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Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: 1996 BMW 328i, 391k mi | M1 10W40 HM, 6836 mi by nap @ 2 minutes 21 seconds ago

Real BMW designed before the last wave of taylorism hit the management doctrine worldwide.
Jump to new posts Re: Update on 2004 "Tic Tac" UFO Encounter by F/A-18s by Kamele0N @ 16 minutes 13 seconds ago

Quote: Word of the incident got around the carrier fast and personnel in CVIC (the aircraft carrier's intelligence center) donned tin-foil caps to greet the pilots as they showed up to debrief their UFO encounter and didn't take it seriously at firs
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: When you see a Prius do you think it's a ride by nap @ 18 minutes 31 seconds ago

I drive mostly highway, when I see a Prius it is most likely an ecolonomist driving at 5 mph (or worse) under the posted speed limit, in the center lane; creating a backlog of trucks behind him and inducing various forms and degrees of road rage to e
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: My Heart by Nyogtha @ 26 minutes 10 seconds ago

Best wishes. From all reports, my Drs say I've gotten ahead of the issues that seemed to make my mortality more calculable & imminent, for now anyway.
Firearms: Lubes, Cleaners, & Maintenance
Jump to new posts Minnesota Gander Outlet stores=.22 subsonic by Lapham3 @ 26 minutes 48 seconds ago

FWIW-This is the 'remake' of the old Gander Mountain in this area. I stopped in and was surprised to see several of the Aquila .22 subsonic products as well as the CCI. I use them for quiet pest control and such not always to be found.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Speeding ticket; Ouch by Silk @ 31 minutes 29 seconds ago

Trying to defend a traffic offence here, you would be seen as wasteing the court systems time...and you will be made to pay for it. Decades ago when I was 18 and had to appear in court for a minor offence, I saw a future Prime Minister of NZ defendin
Virgin Oil Analysis - PCMO/HDEO
Jump to new posts Re: synforce Ultimate 0w40 PAO group 4 based oil VOA by mitchellp @ 37 minutes 28 seconds ago

So I spoke to them a little bit more about the additive package he said mostly from Lubrizol Corporation he also said that they use antimony instead of Molly what’s the difference which one is better The particular engine I’m using it in the je
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: Using a FL-500S in place of a FL-820S? by Nyogtha @ 38 minutes 17 seconds ago

Well if there's any assuming you're the one choosing to do jt. Wix specifically makes a seperate 57899 filter to ctoss for the dimensionally identical Mopar MO-899, the difference being setting the BPV to 16 PSID to match the Mopar filter BPV set pre
Motorcycles and Motorcycle Lubrication
Jump to new posts Re: Kawasaki H2 SX supercharged sport tourer by 02SE @ 41 minutes 32 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: ZeeOSixAutobahn top speed runs. Man there is some sloppy shifting in that video.
Used Oil Analysis - Diesel
Jump to new posts 2014 Cruze Diesel Valvoline MST 5w30 by jkhawaii @ 56 minutes 25 seconds ago

3,000 miles and 6 months. I settled on a B5 biodiesel blend. Drives are short here in Hawaii, generally 5 miles each way.
Tires & Wheels
I have a Tire Rack warehouse near me so can avoid the shipping deal. I've picked up sets of discontinued tires that I'm familiar with at very good prices.
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Jump to new posts Re: Rental Car Scams by Falcon_LS @ Today at 02:15 AM

I've been using Sixt for years, always been a happy camper - touch wood.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: 2003 Civic EX with 225,000 miles Burning Oil by Char Baby @ Today at 02:13 AM

Keep in mind that these Civic's have V-Tec engines that do in fact require a thinner oil than a 40 wgt. If a 40 wgt is allowed in the OM fine but IIRC they require 5W20 from when new. Just an FYI!
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Jump to new posts Re: What are you listening to right now? by Kamele0N @ Today at 02:08 AM

Lawn Mower and Small Engine
Jump to new posts Re: Oil weight question in lawnmower/snowblower by Char Baby @ Today at 02:07 AM

Most OPE engines that I've owned all burned oil between oil dumps. Some were just better than others. This particular HONDA engine on my mower is probably the best I've owned in terms of many things, not just the fact that it burns waaaaay less oil.
European and Import Motor Oils
Jump to new posts Re: BMW LL01 alternate oils by edyvw @ Today at 01:57 AM

Originally Posted By: 32cls6speedmtThanks. I am fan of the Pennzoil Ultra Premium. Good thing, I asked. Actually it is much better oil then what you can get with Pennzoil Ultra. BMW TPT are really, really good oils. It is cutting edge technolog
Gear & Transmission Used/Virgin Oil Analysis
Temperature to factory cooler at 85-100*C appears on the high side for components protection, I opined. It's a good move of OP installing an external cooler to bring peak temperature down, hopefully to 80-85*C and below. Anyway I would seriously c
Heavy Duty Engine Oil (HDEO) - Diesel Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Merc 3.0CRD Oil advice please. by edyvw @ Today at 01:53 AM

Originally Posted By: TikkaHi Gents I really appreciate the opinions. I admit to being ignorant about motor oils hence I am here to learn if I can Can I ask why they make Oils specifically for truck use and then ones for cars like my mb229.51? S
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Fear of a BITOG Nation by Silk @ Today at 01:51 AM

Kiwi's are immune to OCD, so not an issue here.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Pennzoil 0w-16 is Coming! by nap @ Today at 01:37 AM

Originally Posted By: Greggy_DOriginally Posted By: oil_film_movies A 0w20 becomes a 0w16 really fast with fuel dilution. Now if you START with a 0w16 fresh, you might have a 0w10 after a few miles. Proof please. He doesn’t need to “prove” an
Jump to new posts Re: Reliable meat thermometer by raytseng @ Today at 12:58 AM

do you need instaread or leave-in oven thermometer? You should get a digital thermometer. For the instaread, the thermopop by thermoworks is an excellent deal. I checked it against 2 brand new calibrated thermapens and it is within 2degrees, but
Jump to new posts Re: GMC 3500 sale by 02SE @ Today at 12:58 AM

Originally Posted By: Reddy45Might as well. Trucks just keep getting bigger and bigger, but people aren't hauling bigger and bigger loads or towing larger things... Actually, plenty of people are. When I was looking for a Dually not too long ago, I
Automotive Electrical
Jump to new posts Re: Dual terminals vs side only by user52165 @ Today at 12:48 AM

Originally Posted By: maxdustingtonI will curse GM side posts until the day I die. I will praise side posts until the day I die. Safer, cleaner, look better.
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: part store brake hardware stinks... by user52165 @ Today at 12:28 AM

I clean the original OEM and reuse them. They fit right are better quality than replacements.
Used Oil Analysis - Diesel
Originally Posted By: CleverUserNameOriginally Posted By: 1JZ_E46Originally Posted By: CleverUserNameHe is deleted. No emissions whatsoever on this TDI. That's why he has a good wear metals numbers from a VW 507 oil. Did I ask you a question? Did
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