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    F150 Ecoboost towing 14K up 6% grade

    The EcoBoost engine is pretty stout. However I don't think I saw anyone mention that this truck is running a "5 star tow tune" which is in the description of the video. This is not a stock truck so it's not a good comparison.
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    Does fuel quality matter for DI ?

    I always run Top Tier gas in my 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T. I buy from Costco 98% of the time. Here is what my owner's manual says regarding Top Tier: <span style="font-style: italic">Fuel Additives HYUNDAI recommends that you use good quality gasolines treated with detergent additives...
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    2017 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T - First Oil Change

    I recommend using Pennzoil Platinum 5W-30. That's what I currently use in my 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T. It meets all of the requirements in the manual (A5) and can be found for a very reasonable price. It can also be found at many places.
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    Maybe Walmart isn't so bad after all...

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: SubieRubyRoo</div><div class="ubbcode-body">So does the board think this 0W-40 would be OK in a 2000 7.3 PSD? Maybe with MicroGreen 500-1 filters and UOAs every 10k - filling filter with fresh oil to keep TBN up? Or is...
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    Past 5 years of small SUV

    I recommend a Hyundai Tucson or if you want slightly bigger go with the Hyundai Santa Fe Sport. Both are great vehicles that get a lot of features for the money. The build quality is great and the warranty is fantastic.
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    New AAA Top Tier study. It's worth it.

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: TiredTrucker</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: adamrc</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Costco gasoline is always very well priced and not only are...
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    Oil choice for Hyundai Veloster

    I have a 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport with the 2.0T engine. I recommend using Pennzoil Platinum 5W-30 with a Hyundai OEM filter every 5K. PP 5W-30 meets all of the requirements that Hyundai requires for this engine. Also it can be had at a very low price with the current $2/quart rebate in...
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    New AAA Top Tier study. It's worth it.

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: dailydriver</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: mcrn</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div...
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    New AAA Top Tier study. It's worth it.

    Costco gasoline is always very well priced and not only are they "Top Tiered" rated but they use 5 times the minimum requirements of additive in their gasoline. Also their additives are added on-site by a dedicated additive tank.
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    New car in the stable: '16 KIA Optima SXL Turbo

    I have a 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport Ultimate with the same 2.0 turbo engine as your Kia. After doing lots of reading, I've decided to go with OEM Hyundai/Kia filters and Pennzoil Platinum 5W-30. First oil change at 3,000 miles and then every 5,000 miles after that. PP meets the ACEA 5...
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    Which Oil for Duramax?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Jamn</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Thanks for that information. I'll probably switch from the Delvac that the dealer was using to DELO, mainly because the chart provided indicates that it's s good oil, and it readily...
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    Which Oil for Duramax?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Jamn</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I also noted that on the DELO 400 carton it no longer sates "Oil for Diesel Engine". It just states Heavy Duty Motor Oil. This made me skeptical that it meets the diesel requirements...
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    Costco Battery Warranty

    I think most every Costco stocks batteries in store only. They don't show any of the batteries on the website. You could always call your local Costco to see if they have the battery you need in stock.
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    Jelly like substance-bottom of water heater??

    My 50 gallon gas water heater had the same clear-like jelly substance at the bottom of it when I drained it out. I had no idea what it was and had never seen it before. I made sure to flush it out very good. It's always a good idea to flush it out every year to keep the sediment out. I...
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    Rotella 10w-30 Conventional

    All the Advance Auto Parts have it in stock around here. http://shop.advanceautoparts.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_rotella-t-10w-30-heavy-duty-conventional-motor-oil-(1-gallon)-shell_8120024-p?vehicleIdFromReq=-1&isAllVehicle=true&vehicleIdSearch=-1&searchTerm=5073790&showTitle=
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