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    4ft LED shop light

    I replaced the old 4 foot florescent light in my garage with two of these 100-watt GE LED Bright Stiks from Sams Club a couple of years ago. Simple enough install and bright enough to light up the whole neighborhood thru the garage windows at night!! Luv 'em. <img...
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    Honda CRV 1.5L Turbo Fuel Dilution?

    Forgive me if this has been posted previously. I searched BITOG but could not find anything. I'm seriously considering buying a 2018 Honda CRV but recently noticed a lot of internet chatter regarding fuel dilution issues in cold climates with that engine (primarily with the 2017 model year)...
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    What is your opinion on my tire wear?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: eagle23</div><div class="ubbcode-body">With the center treads a bit shallower, it looks like the inflation is a bit higher than needed. Some people like that for a bit better gas mileage and a bit more responsiveness to...
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    What is your opinion on my tire wear?

    I rotated the tires on my Honda Pilot yesterday at 21,000 miles for the 3rd time since I bought the vehicle new 1 1/2 years ago. When I do this I always check the tread depth. The tires are Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport AS tires with 4 tread groves that allow me to get, you guessed it ... 4 depth...
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    Whats a good tire gauge?

    I say toss that one. I did ... sort of. Bought it on Amazon but when I went to return it, Amazon gave me a refund and said not to bother sending it back. No joke. My new Jaco dial gauge arrived yesterday and it is spot on with the Milton "truck-style" pencil gauge (the middle one in the...
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    Whats a good tire gauge?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: kgb007stb</div><div class="ubbcode-body">1st reading taken by autometer 2nd reading milton middle 3rd reading milton left same tire </div></div> I'd die to have 3 gauges that consistent. Here is the issue I'm facing...
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    Whats a good tire gauge?

    An update, of sorts. Had to run some errands, so on a lark stopped by the Toyota dealer and related my tire pressure concerns. They were kind enough to plug some special machine into the car's computer and take a read out of the tire pressure that the car's computer was detecting. All readings...
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    Whats a good tire gauge?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: thescreensavers</div><div class="ubbcode-body">If you are buying a pressure gauge for your tires make sure its range is appropriate. </div></div> Your posts are much appreciated <span style="font-style...
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    Whats a good tire gauge?

    Okay, so I just bought 2 new Milton gauges, a regular pencil style and a "truck" style that better fit around the Camry's wheel trim. Now I have 3 gauges that don't' agree!! All 3 show different psi readings on 8 different tires. They're not even close. The old gauge reads low (no surprise...
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    Whats a good tire gauge?

    Whoa ... what a selection! Thanks guys. I had no idea there were that many good choices out there. Probably won't opt for the $300 InterComp even thought I'd love to have it. So glad I asked, thanks.
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    Whats a good tire gauge?

    I've used the pencil style gauges for years, but am growing increasingly dissatisfied. Can't seem to find an accurate one. Right now the one I have reads 2-4 psi below what the tpms on the dashboard reads in both a Camry and in a Pilot. Never sure which is correct ... the dash reading or the...
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    Michelin premier or defender

    I've owned both tires, but will only buy Defenders from now on. The Premiers are everything folks have already said: great traction and handling. The best I've ever experienced in a Michelin tire frankly. But I also found them to be a tad noisier than the Defender, to have shorter tread life...
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    Are there better back up lights than OEM?

    Actually I have. Part of the problem from what I've been able to find is that the display screen on the dash is only WVGA (800x480)resolution. Which led me to wonder about the back up light bulbs, basically settling for getting almost un-viewable night images up to par with poor, fuzzy daytime...
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    Are there better back up lights than OEM?

    No, no trailer hitch. Aint worried about cops inspecting my light bulbs either. I just want to see better in the dark backing up without wasting money trial & error-wise buying new bulbs until I find one that works. The back up camera is pretty low resolution anyway as even day light images...
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    Are there better back up lights than OEM?

    Good ideas. Glad I asked. Thank you. Those JDMasters look interesting. Part of the frustration is the lack of comparable technical data about all these bulbs. Lots of marketing hype, but consistent amps, watts, voltage draw, lumens, life span, and color scale info ... pretty spotty.
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