Recent content by Durango

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    Recommended polish for neglected finish

    Carguy996, If I were you I'd take it to a car wash and ask the detail guys opinion. He should have the polishes to bring back the shine unless you are scared to burning through the clear coat. In that case you best bet is to have your ride re-painted. My two cents. Durango
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    2014 Malibu LS 2.5L recommended oil viscosity

    I have two cars in the Chevy brand: 2008 Impala SS 5.3 liter and a 2013 Camaro RS both recommend 5W-30 Dexos. I'm guessing the oil weights haven't changed. Durango
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    oil and filter choice and OCI for college student

    Not know what the weather conditions are where you live I'd go for the M1 annual protection and change once per year. Just make sure you get a oil filter that'll go the distance. Durango
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    self defense gun at home for my sister

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: rubberchicken</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Looking for suggestions for a gun to be kept at the house, for my sister: she is not comfortable around guns in general. I am thinking semi-auto shotgun in .410 or 20 gauge...
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    School me on what Dexos really is

    Happy Holidays to you all, Thank you all for your postings on schooling me again on what Dexos is. I guess my rant is that the dealership put in Dexos instead of my asked Mobil 1. At first I thought they use GM's spec synthetic for the Corvette but after thinking about it I thought I'd ask the...
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    School me on what Dexos really is

    Hello to all, I haven't been on this forum for some time and need some old time schooling. I just had an oil change done on my 2013 Camaro and wanted Mobil 1. When I got it back home I noticed they use Dexos brand of oil. Are or Is Dexos the same as M1? Durango
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    tire question

    Thanks guys, I just gonna take it to a shop and have it done like you all said. Thank you all. Your good buddies!!! Durango
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    tire question

    Hello to all, I have a question about finding what appears to be a small nail embedded in the tread of one of my tires. Should I try to remove it with hopes it will seal or just leave it be and replace the tires a little early?? These tires has about 44K on them and I have about 1/2 tread...
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    Air filter service interval vs cabin filter

    I like to have my cabin filter changed every year and the air filter every 6 months. Since both my cars are still under warranty the dealership makes the final decision wether I like it or not. Durango
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    GM 5.3L stopped ticking/slapping

    I get the same condition from my 08' Impala SS with the transverse 5.3 engine as well. Although I use Mobil 1 5WX30 I just assumed that was the way it is and my car is garaged!! Perhaps I should try going back to the GM conventional??? It's considered to be a blend. Durango
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    PEP BOYS tires

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: HTSS_TR</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Arizona(and may be other hot states like Nevada, New Mexico ...) have 6 years limit, the rest of country are 10 years. Since you are going to Arizona at the end of the year...
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    PEP BOYS tires

    BrocLuno, I'm getting close to the tread bars. It's age is more than the mileage I put on them. Isn't or wasn't there a certain amount of years it was recommended to have ones tires replaced despite the tread? I had thought it was about 6 years. Remember the Firestone tire issue? Durango
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    PEP BOYS tires

    Errtt, Thank you for your posting. What my real issue is that since my tires appear to be about 8 years old I was getting worried about how these will take on a road trip to Arizona towards the end of the year with a buddy. Currently I have about 40K on these tires and I just don't want...
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    PEP BOYS tires

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: slacktide_bitog</div><div class="ubbcode-body">If you're going to Pep Boys, I'd suggest the Hankook S1 noble2. My second choice would be the Falken Ziex ZE329 (it's a Pep Boys only model, but wasn't always exclusive to...
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    PEP BOYS tires

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: AZjeff</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> I see a Definity HP200 tire rated at 30,000 not 300,000. What are you looking at? </div></div> So sorry! I meant 30K rated according to there website. For sure I don't want...