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    Motorcraft full synthetic 0w20 18 Mazda6 sky active

    Did an oil change on my Mazda before our trip to Colorado. Everything looked good except the said potassium was really high. Oil before this was super tech 0w20. Always been on 5K oil changes
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    Bad set of continental dsw06’s

    Discount tire last week swapped them out for a set of General G-Max AS 05's. Vibration is gone and road force was all below 18. So I'm happy and pleased. Haven't gotten to try them out in the rain yet but very good tire.
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    Continentals out of balance

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by wolf_06</div><div class="ubbcode-body">So I decided to buy the Continentals True Contact Tour in a 205 60 16. Had the tires balanced twice from the store I bought them. After that I went to a well known shop for...
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    You guys who pile the miles up weekly on your ride

    I run 5K oil change intervals on the Mazda6 with full synthetic 0w20. The focus got 6K on last oil change with motorcraft syn blend and does 500+ miles a week for work. Oil still had a little bit of red tint to oil and still looked clean. Has ST 0w20 and a motorcraft filter in it now. Will prob...
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    Post your latest oil change

    2018 Mazda6 26,796 Out: motorcraft 0w20 full syn and motorcraft filter In: motorcraft 0w20 full syn and a fram XG Also switched out my set out continental dws06 tires that has 5K on them that I couldn't get rid of the vibration for a set of general g-max as-05's. Tires ride 100% better...
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    Bad set of continental dsw06’s

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by bachman</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by gabriel9766</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div...
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    Bad set of continental dsw06’s

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by IMSA_Racing_Fan</div><div class="ubbcode-body">🙂</div></div> <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by bachman</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div...
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    Bad set of continental dsw06’s

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by IMSA_Racing_Fan</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Have you taken the car to Discount Tire so they can put them on the balancer? A wheel weight might have slipped or, more likely, you damaged the tire(s) yourself and want...
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    Bad set of continental dsw06’s

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Astro14</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I'm serious...though it may sound amusing...that wasn't my intent. $5,600 in damage. New suspension parts. New wheels, too! That's a lot of damage. But the tires are the only...
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    Bad set of continental dsw06’s

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Astro14</div><div class="ubbcode-body">So, you crashed the car, but the vibration is the fault of the tires?</div></div> I drive 100+ miles a day to work. Didn't get a chance to even get a feel for the tires before the...
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    Bad set of continental dsw06’s

    So about 4,200 miles ago I replaced my crappy worn down to 2-3/32 falken factory tires at 22K. Put a set of dws06 on the Mazda with 22K on it and did a full syn oil change. About 200 miles into the tires I fell asleep behind the wheel and hit a median otw home and did about $5,600 in damages. 2...
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    When yall buy a used vehicle from dealer

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Speak2Mountain</div><div class="ubbcode-body">how many miles do you go before you switch to "your brand"? The Ford dealership put Motorcraft syn blend 5w20 in my Tundra b4 selling it to me. Tundra, of course, calls for...
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    16 Kia Optima ex 2.4 oil

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by FordBroncoVWJeta</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Read the owners manual. I believe they can use 5W20, 5W30, and 10W30.</div></div> Don't have it with me, he works all day
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    16 Kia Optima ex 2.4 oil

    Boyfriends oil change is due and I need to grab the oil while I'm at the store tonight. Last time I think I used a Fram orange filter and Super tech 0W 20. I know we're getting into the warmer months and he idles a lot and remote starts a lot even in the summer and was thinking I should probably...
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    Hazardous duty pay: Anybody else getting it

    $2 raise per hr at my part time job
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