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    Texas Shale formation Oil could be biggest ever

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Propflux01</div><div class="ubbcode-body">And with all this "recoverable oil " I can't help but wonder why fuel prices don't reflect this like it does in other oil rich countries. </div></div> Because those oil rich...
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    OUCH!!

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Pop_Rivit</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: sasilverbullet</div><div class="ubbcode-body">No joke, get a large container, 3 qt or more, put a...
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    Need A/C compressor help

    Yep, all air needs to be evacuated before the system is recharged with refrigerant. Any air in the system acts as a useless "filler" gas that degrades AC performance. It might work OK without evacuating all that air, but definitely not optimal.
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    Benefits of Conventional over Synthetic

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Nick1994</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: acme</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> What is "Dino Oil"? I see this once and a while, but don't...
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    Dunlop Direzza DZ102 UHP summer tire UTQG 460!!!

    500 miles on these tires so far. Dry traction is more than adequate (about what you would expect of a UHP tire). Wet traction, which is what I was mainly worried about, is acceptably good. Under WOT acceleration on wet pavement, the tires will break loose for what seems like one revolution of...
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    Dunlop Direzza DZ102 UHP summer tire UTQG 460!!!

    I just bought 4 of these for our third car (1993 Geo Storm - 205/50/R15) and will report back once they have a few miles on them. Major selling points were that they were cheap for a UHP tire ($67 each delivered to my door after rebate) and they are supposed to have improved wet traction over...
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    Anyone here had your gall bladder removed?

    Wife had a golf-ball sized stone and had her gall bladder removed. Surgery took a few hours, and I was able take her home a few hours after that (when the anesthetic wore off). Minimally invasive, with two small incisions on her abdomen, one inside her belly button. No lasting after effects as...
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    Tesla scores highest marks ever in Crash Ratings

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Jarlaxle</div><div class="ubbcode-body">You might not have a problem with turning the garage into a fuel-air explosive, but I do. </div></div> This is why I don't park our cars in the garage. I just don't trust that...
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    How NOT to add a quart of oil to your engine...

    That's a scene from a movie (can't remember which one). The actress is Katherine Heigl (I think).
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    France Halts Sale Of Certain Mercedes Models

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: ctrcbob</div><div class="ubbcode-body">R1234yf is flammable. That means it BURNS. </div></div> R1234yf is not flammable, it is combustible. Exactly like motor oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, vaporized coolant...
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    Garlic Powder...Made In China...!

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: eljefino</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Shannow</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Not China bashing, but their "fresh" garlic has tested positive...
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    Phillips HIR2: Amazon vs Candlepower

    Same one, yes. I've ordered a total of four of these from Amazon in the past.
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    Largest rifle ever made

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: dparm</div><div class="ubbcode-body">LOL what the [censored] is the intended use for this weapon? </div></div> Taking out zombie dinosaurs?
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    Odd problem with my A/C

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: A_A_G</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> Would a loose belt cause this? </div></div> Yes. If it's truly the belt that's squealing, that means the belt is slipping. If the belt is slipping, the compressor isn't turning...
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    Bridgestone Potenza RE-11A

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: randomhero439</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: dparm</div><div class="ubbcode-body">What's new with the 11A over the 11? </div></div> Bump. I...
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