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    M1 EP question

    I noticed that too in the M1's product guide. They did it in their 0W-20s for some reason. The AFE 0W-20 is the same way, 650 and 750 phos and zinc. The other Mobil 1 varieties and viscosities like the 5W-20, 5W-30, 10W-30 are all 800/900 phos and zinc.
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    Not another "Hybrid Full Synthetic" motor oil? This time Valvoline

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by JustN89</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by ARCOgraphite</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div...
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    Red Grease?

    I noticed some brands use the red color to signify high temperature grease, instead of general multi-purpose grease. The red high temperature can be used in wheel bearings with disc brakes, whereas general purpose grease is not to be used in brake disc wheel bearings. It is not made to take the...
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    Kendall's new marketing for GF-6

    <a href="https://kendallmotoroil.com/gf-6/?fbclid=IwAR3T_ymkwbrJ2Uro3UygAaTX235CUKfttziu4rHevEoiC3hDFawGeWvc24k" title="httpskendallmotoroilcomgf6fbclidIwAR3TymkwbrJ2Uro3UygAaTX235CUKfttziu4rHevEoiC3hDFawGeWvc24k"...
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    Coating the windshield with Rainx, wax etc...

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Skippy722</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Turtle Wax Ice shine n seal I stopped using the RainX windshield washer fluid. It gums up the sensors and you'll get a perpetual low windshield washer fluid light. I used to...
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    cut ADBV in Mobil1 oil filter

    A Mobil filter with issues. <img src="/forums/graemlins/thumbsup2.gif" alt="thumbsup" title="thumbsup" height="18" width="25" /> Yep seriously everyone makes a few Lators! Mann & Hummel makes the original, and <span style="text-decoration: line-through">best</span> WORST! It's no accident...
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    2002 civic F&F after using peak EL(green) then super tech (green)

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by TOMJ</div><div class="ubbcode-body">If it's got green coolant in it now, continue using green coolant. For what it's worth, I ran Super Tech long life (green) coolant in our '93 Civic for 20+ years. Had 315,000 miles...
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    M1 ESP X2: A 0W-20 that advertises protection on par w/ higher viscosity oils

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Bjornviken</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by ARCOgraphite</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div...
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    PF RGT vs Mobil 1

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by HiPowerShooter</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Do people really get THAT excited about oil comparisons? It's all pretty much a crapshoot, luck and a little common sense in maintenance. After that...unless you're...
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    What's the inside of your engine look like?!

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by harry j</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><img src="https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/attachments/usergals/2019/10/full-10596-37596-img_0035.jpg" alt="[Linked Image]" class="post-image"...
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    1997 Civic Ignition Module & Coil Replacement?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by nthach</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Before swapping out the ICM, I'd test it - Honda has the procedure outlined in their service literature. They rarely ever fail. The coil is easy but I'm leery of non-OEM parts...
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    1997 Civic Ignition Module & Coil Replacement?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by mk378</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The typical ICM failure is that the engine will work fine for several miles then suddenly stall completely dead and crank but not start. After a few minutes to cool off it can be...
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    1997 Civic Ignition Module & Coil Replacement?

    Hey Everyone, My brother and I believe the ignition control module on his 1997 Civic is going bad. He is going to replace it in the next couple of days, but, he was wondering if the ignition coil should be replaced at the same time? Is it a good idea to replace both? Thanks,
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    New Valvoline video showing engine teardown

    Hey everyone, Just saw this video. Looks like Valvoline wanted to follow Mobil's example and show engine teardown results. They not only have the engine that has used Valvoline its entire life, but, also one that has not been maintained very well. Enjoy! <a...
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    New Mobil "Full Synthetic" at AZ

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Jackson_Slugger</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I don't like the three tiers (or more with all the Mobil 1's) of synthetic being offered, it's confusing and unnecessary. Can anyone tell definitely if there is much...
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