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    Plastic bag vs Car

    Worst I had so far was a plastic grocery bag floating down the highway got caught on my mirror, made a bunch of racket and blocked the view. Couldn't reach it without unbuckling, so I left it. Came off on its own when I got down to 20 mph. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div...
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    Colorado updated traction law for I-70 and messes it up

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by atikovi</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Do they make snow tires for motorcycles?</div></div> Yes, the Anlas winter grip plus comes in actual motorcycle sizes, as opposed to scooter only sizes. That being said, I don't...
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    06' V6 Accord 12,462 miles Penzoil Platinum 0W20

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by ctechbob</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I actually have a spare intake hose on hand. They seem to just randomly tear sometimes, especially if you don't loosen the connection when trying to change the air filter. The...
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    06' V6 Accord 12,462 miles Penzoil Platinum 0W20

    Did this one a while ago, just neglected to post it here. More highway trips this time. At some point I had to replace a torn intake hose, plus reseal the oil pan using hondabond. I'm pretty sure the intake hose tore on my previous analysis, while the oil pan sealing happened this time around...
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    PP 0W-20 10,065 miles Accord V6 6MT

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Danh</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Dunno if these UOA results are abnormal or not, but I'd stop turning off the engine at stoplights and ditch the underbody tray. There's always a bit of extra wear during start-up...
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    PP 0W-20 10,065 miles Accord V6 6MT

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: HemiHawk</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Now I only have more questions... What is the tray for? Did you add it for fuel economy savings on the highway? What is it made of? if it works to a measurable degree its...
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    PP 0W-20 10,065 miles Accord V6 6MT

    Nope, not factory. This is what it would look like from the factory. <a class="lb-image-link" rel="shadowbox[7665159971f0ee4ce9]" href="https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/attachments/usergals/2017/08/full-76651-11270-img_4217.jpg" title=""><img...
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    PP 0W-20 10,065 miles Accord V6 6MT

    <span style="font-weight: bold">I</span> want to push it. My undertray isn't all that fun to remove and put back on... <a class="lb-image-link" rel="shadowbox[766515997177230a1b]" href="https://bobistheoilguy.com/forums/attachments/usergals/2017/08/full-76651-11269-img_4841_downsized.jpg"...
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    PP 0W-20 10,065 miles Accord V6 6MT

    19 months and 10,065 miles of use got me these results. According to average speeds from fillups, fuelly is saying I do 2/3 highway and 1/3 city driving. I usually drive at very low rpm except when accelerating, and I shut the engine off when I am going to be waiting at a stop light for more...
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    Survey: Auto or Manual transmission?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: 440Magnum</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> I would agree with you if you're talking about automatics from, roughly, 1985 though 2010 or so. </div></div> Yup, 2001 Nissan Maxima.
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    new jug of ST oil mostly water!!

    Scary! People really are pathetic. Did you grab the first jug or did you dig behind?
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    Survey: Auto or Manual transmission?

    I counted them all up, interpreted confusing answers, added my manual vote, and here is what I came up with: Manual: 20 Auto: 9 Neutral: 1 Manuals don't bother me in traffic. The worst part about driving manual in traffic for me is imagining all the clutch wear going on. Autos [censored]...
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    Greatest filter of all time (sarcasm)?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Dumc87</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Says it's good for 1 year or 15k miles.</div></div> But wait, it gets better! It is actually rated for 15,000 kilometers!
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    WIX 57002 Cut open

    I manhandled the thing with a screwdriver, that would explain any tears. But the joining of the two halves and how they are inset with the filter caught me as odd.
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    WIX 57002 Cut open

    WIX 57002 This filter came out of a Mazda CX-5 2.5 with an OCI of about 7500 miles. No obvious large metal flakes or media failure. Started cutting it open with a hacksaw a little above the seam, little did I know, I was cutting into the base! I got a little suspicious after about a 1/4" of...
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