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    Great delay tactics from the service manager. I think going right to GM is the right call here.
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    My point isn't to discourage your search. Many here overthink these things, including myself. But it helps me stay grounded knowing that...
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    I think "highest quality oil" is a myth. Pick the oil with the proper certification and a bottle shape you like, heck even your favorite...
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    JoelB replied to the thread Jetta SE-Big Boy.
    I guess it comes down to personal preference but I'm 6"4" and feel totally fine in my wife's spark over long drives. My mirage isn't...
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    JoelB replied to the thread Post your latest oil change.
    I've only ever used AFE in both our cars so i can't speak to any MPG improvements. I do too much in town stuff to really ever draw any...
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    JoelB replied to the thread Post your latest oil change.
    2020 Mitsubishi Mirage Out: Mobil 1 0w20 AFE Fram TG7317 In: Mobil 1 0w20 AFE Fram XG7317 I also added in 5oz of Liqui...
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    JoelB replied to the thread Oil changes for family and friends.
    I usually shy away from maintenance on other people cars but I do help my Mom with hers. She's not a car person so I do her oil changes...
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    JoelB replied to the thread Salt.
    So the car is your master then? In the end a car is a tool to transport things. It's sole purpose being built was to serve whoever owns...
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    Maybe its a cynical way to look at it but it's a good marketing move by Toyota. For $45k or whatever it cost them to build that 4runner...
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    JoelB replied to the thread Best Used Hatchback?.
    I believe the Pre- 2019 Rios all have 6 speed autos. IVT came out in 2020. That would be my go to.
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    JoelB replied to the thread 2021 RX450h F Sport.
    I would guess you could see high 20's with a little more stop and go. Impressive for a pretty big AWD vehicle.
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    JoelB replied to the thread 2021 RX450h F Sport.
    Man I love bright white with red leather interior. What do you expect to see for real world MPG with the hybrid?
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    JoelB replied to the thread Mitsubishi Outlander 2019 2.4.
    You're clearly being over-dramatic. How many of these vehicles are out there vs how many have had any fluid changes at all? It's good to...
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    JoelB replied to the thread price my 1999 Ford Ranger.
    Up here that things is worth $7500 easy. No many clean low mile ones left. People lose their minds for any vehicle that's from out of state.
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    JoelB replied to the thread New car break-in.
    The biggest problem with this "debate" is that everyone only knows 1 outcome. I broke in my car X way and now it performs Y. We don't...
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