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    swaping out 4l60e 2005 silverado...what seals

    If its four wheel drive, there is a gasket between the transmission and transfercase. GM has the gaskets for short money. Use the gasket instead of silcone in this area. Get yourself a short 15mm wrench too.
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    Using 10W-30 instead of 5W-30 - 2007 Silverado

    I just got the fishing emodicon! Yep hook line and sinker. You guys got me! I swear I thought he was serious. I haven't been on BITOG in a long time, so I fogot that I need to stay on my toes! <img src="/forums/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="smile" title="smile" height="15" width="15" />
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    Using 10W-30 instead of 5W-30 - 2007 Silverado

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: rjacket</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Merkava_4</div><div class="ubbcode-body">10W-30 is so slow at flowing, it takes a full 5 minutes to...
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    Alternative/equivalent to Schaeffer Series 9000?

    +2 on the recovery of your home. I've seen it before and it totally sucks. I didn't read all of the above, mearly glanced at most after the comments started to fly, but I didn't see Valvoline Premium Blue in the there. That is a 5w-40 syn, easy to obtain, recommended by Cummins and has a neat...
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    2012 Chevy 2500HD Maintenance and...

    Thanks for the update on the Dexos! I guess I was expecting to hear that I should change the oil out at 500 miles and then follow the OLM with a blend of GC and magic elf juice. Maintenance has me a little worried only because it doesn't look like the front end has been greased. Also being a...
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    2012 Chevy 2500HD Maintenance and...

    ...What in the world is Dexos??? I just took deleivery of my new truck, a 2012 Chevy 2500HD ECSB, 4x4 with 6.0L gas engine and 6spd auto. Love the truck! So my fellow BITOG brothers and sisters, I have a few questions: - what is Dexos? It is REQUIRED in the manual (the mainatenance topic is...
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    MMO...What can I expect?

    I just put some in the gas an oil in my truck, so I don't have any results to post, but I did notice that its more viscosus than I thought it would be. Seems like it may offer better protection for electric fuel pumps.
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    ARX & Aluminum Engines

    Thanks for the welcome back c3po! I didn't mean to sound so defensive. I guess I meant to show that in some applications ARX works well, and others, there may be no need for it. BTW - we sold that Beetle and bought a newer one. The 98 was built much better. I have not tried Neutra, primarily...
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    ARX & Aluminum Engines

    Hmm. Interesting thread. I'll try to be brief, but in my expereince, AutoRX has done a wonderful jo of cleaning up a disaster. My wife had a 98 Beetle that she drove for 30K miles (that she told me about) without changing the oil. She was one of the "the oil light must mean it needs oil"...
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    Airbound Cooling System in New Beetle

    As an update, we found a dealer who will do it for a reasonable price. About $700 for pump, timing belt and tensioner.
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    Airbound Cooling System in New Beetle

    Absolutely! Jorge - next time I'm in Ft Lauderdale I'll buy you a brew!
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    Airbound Cooling System in New Beetle

    Thanks for the info Jorge! I'll check that site out after work.
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    Airbound Cooling System in New Beetle

    Thanks! Got a quote from the dealer and its about $1000. How hard is this to do in the driveway? How long would it take approximately?
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    Airbound Cooling System in New Beetle

    These engines are know to have water pump failures and I'm thinking that might be the problem in the first place. I'm going to call the local VW dealer and talk top someone in service. BTW- the car has a little over 105K miles.
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