Recent content by darrenc

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    "Propping up" a cheap dino oil?

    If you can get Chevron or Havaline (they are the same now), you'd also get a well-formulated conventional oil.
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    Higher Temp Thermostat = More heat in winter?

    FL400S. Why don't you try a real parts store like NAPA or Car Quest? Might have better luck. Aside for a good deal on oil, I stay away from those Autozone/Kragen/Pepboys-type stores. As our sage President has said, “There’s an old saying in Tennessee --- I know It’s in Texas, probably in...
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    High Mileage Synthetic

    I can’t help you with the second question, but for that old “Iron Duke” motor you have, I’d think that he Rotella 5W-40 would work well (even though it’s not a true syn). M-1 would probably be a bit thin for your application. German Castrol Syntec 0W-30 would probably also be a good...
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    "Propping up" a cheap dino oil?

    <blockquote>quote:<hr />You get what you pay for. <hr /></blockquote>Kind of, I suppose. The Chevron is routinely discounted to 69 cents at Kragen’s. About the same price at Costco. And, it’s only around a buck everywhere else. In all fairness, this is an exception to the rule. It makes is...
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    Where's Ted "Tooslick" Kublin

    Haven't seen any posts from Tooslick in a while. I miss his contributions. Hope all is well.
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    Fuel Ratio for Mobil MXT2 on Husky chainsaw

    Mola, Do you still have problems with your Poulan's seizing at leaner ratios?
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    Fuel Ratio for Mobil MXT2 on Husky chainsaw

    Yes, 3 oz. per gallon would be more than fine (that's about 43:1). **** , I run the Amsoil stuff in my Husky at 80:1, and have never had a problem.
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    car spray painted by kids

    He might try a clay bar. This works well for overspray.
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    "Propping up" a cheap dino oil?

    Yes. Motorbike hit the nail right on the head. But, you can make the Pennz quite a bit better doing the same thing.
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    "Propping up" a cheap dino oil?

    Sure. 1 ounce of Schaeffer 132 and 1 ounce of Lube Control will make even a crappy oil pretty good.
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    What Color is you Fuel Power?

    Hey Pabs. My very best UOA on my S70 was with Amsoil ATM, Schaeffer 132, and Lube Control.
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    How much leave do you get in U.S/Canada?

    Sprintman, There is much truth in your assessment. But, just to set the record straight, I work to drink beer <img border="0" alt="[Cheers!]" title="" src="/forums/graemlins/cheers.gif" />
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    New Hyundai Sonata

    Do they come with the women? Sign me up!
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    It’s not cheap Metro (about $8 a can).
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    What Color is you Fuel Power?

    I purchased FP from Odis directly before we had LCD to purchase from. The FP purchased from Odis was a clear, light amber fluid. My most recent purchase of FP from LCD was pink in color, and was milky/hazy. Has anybody else noticed this? They both smell the same however (to me it smells...