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    opus1 replied to the thread Meijer going Top Tier.
    I just got an e-mail from Meijer announcing this, but I see y'all have beaten me to the punch. Once I use up my stash of Speedway gift...
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    opus1 replied to the thread 93 Octane for Turbo’s.
    The manual for the Cobalt "recommends" 93 octane and that's all the car has gotten since I bought it. Even at close to $5/gallon I...
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    In 2011 I was coming down US6 into Dillon and saw what I assumed were two Buick Regals in cammo headed into the mountains. Same...
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    opus1 replied to the thread First oil filter you ever bought.
    Since my family was GM until 1980, AC Delco. It was either a PF24 or PF25.
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    opus1 replied to the thread I miss you _______ on my new car..
    Not to mention that you either have to fish out all your coins at your destination or risk a crackhead busting the windows to get at...
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    opus1 replied to the thread Nissan Cube No Oil on Dipstick.
    Usually. There was this one time in Buffalo where I happened to check the oil level on a rental and it barely registered on the stick...
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    opus1 replied to the thread cars with high mileage.
    Highest I currently have in the fleet is my Dakota with 120,500. Had an '89 S-15 Jimmy that I got to 160,000 before I called it quits -...
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    Search YouTube for the 'Silicon Valley' episode where Jian Yang buys a refrigerator with internet access...worth the trip, I promise -...
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    YMMV. I bought a townhouse in 1996, GE Builder-Grade kitchen appliances. Gas valve on the oven went out about 2 months after my...
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    opus1 replied to the thread New KY License Plates.
    One of the neighbors had work done on their house and one of the carpenters had this as his front plate - novelty plate since Indiana...
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    opus1 replied to the thread I think I am done with sams club..
    I was lured in a couple of years ago when they were building a new club near my house - first year membership was $25 after a gift card...
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    opus1 replied to the thread License Plates.
    One trip through the car wash; this is why I loathe Illinois' requirement for a front plate:
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    opus1 replied to the thread License Plates.
    It beats this - and these aren't that bad. I've seen plates where half of the face was peeled off and there was nothing left but the...
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    opus1 replied to the thread Driving addiction, hard to cure.
    Well, if you don't test the system, how do you know it will work when you need it? :D
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    opus1 replied to the thread Driving addiction, hard to cure.
    Open roads, definitely. Rush-hour traffic not so much. I have a 25-30 mile loop that I take from my house and back when I need to get...
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