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    Finished oil prices on the rise

    <a href="http://www.jobbersworld.com/" target="_blank">Jobbers world</a> <img src="http://www.jobbersworld.com/ScreenHunter_90%20Mar.%2015%2018.50.gif" alt="" />
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    Coalition Seeks FTC Review of Dexos

    <a href="http://www.imakenews.com/lng/e_article002049307.cfm?x=bjdk0jq,b1cwnrQf" target="_blank">Coalition Seeks FTC Review of Dexos</a>
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    FTC Consumer Alert

    I suppose someone already posted this? <a href="http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/alerts/alt192.shtm" target="_blank">FTC Consumer Alert</a>
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    New Wisconsin law bans oil filters in landfills

    More regulations <a href="http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/article/20110105/GPG1009/101050421/New-law-keeps-oil-filters-absorbents-out-of-landfills" target="_blank">Wisconsins new law</a>
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    EAO09,10,12,13 back but

    They are now designated as 15,000 miles filters (size matters) and carry new part numbers. EAO09 is now EA15K09 etc Also some 25,000 mile filters are being re-designated as 15,000 mile filter They are EA15K20 (EAO20) EA15K29 (EAO29) EA15K32 (EAO32) EA15K33 (EAO33) EA15K46 (EAO36) EA15K50...
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    Mobil is no longer spec'd for GM vehicles

    Did not find anything on this posted as of yet, if so sorry! Found this on a truck forum.. GM no longer spec's Mobil for new Cadillac's PI0215: Oil Filler Cap Identification and Changes - (Aug 23, 2010) Subject: Oil Filler Cap Identification and Changes Models: 2011 Cadillac...
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    Motor Oil Buyers, Beware Story in Lube Report

    <a href="http://www.imakenews.com/eletra/mod_print_view.cfm?this_id=1838564&u=lng&show_issue_date=F&issue_id=000459156&lid=bhfqF6s&uid=b1cwnrQf" target="_blank">Story Link</a> I never heard of these brands but maybe some reading this have used them. Excerpt for story <div...
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    Filter Comparisons

    Here are 2 premium brand oil filters. Which one would you prefer to use just going by looks. I will tell you the one on the left has 43 pleats, the one on the right has 35. One is OEM and one is after-market. Anyone care to take a wag at which brands these are? Very well know ones. <img...
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    Wix Hydraulic Filters made in China - Junk

    Just to alert anyone who may use the Wix 57701 Trans filter for GM 1000 series Allison Trans (GM PU's) that I got 4 of them that are no good. They all got defective threads and will not spin on the transmission. They go about 1+ turn and become tight. One filter has squiggles in the thread and...
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    GM Dexron VI in manual Trans a No-No

    I was looking up info and was referred to this info. I recall a discussion about this a while back so I wanted to share. Seems many dealers don't have a clue about not using Dexron VI in a manual trans. FYI This comes from prior issue (2006) of GM Techlink service news and it may applicable...
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    Where did the white man go wrong?

    Indian Chief "Two Eagles" was asked by a white U.S. Government official, "You have observed the white man for 90 years. You've seen his wars and his technological advances. You've seen his progress, and the damage he's done." The Chief nodded in agreement. The official continued, "Considering...
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    WAL-MART SETTLES CONSUMER PROTECTION CASE

    <a href="http://www.jobbersworld.com/January%2019,%202009.htm" target="_blank">http://www.jobbersworld.com/January%2019,%202009.htm</a> <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">&nbsp;Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> WAL-MART SETTLES CONSUMER PROTECTION CASE FOR $357,800.00...
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    Mobil 1 on Allocation

    From <a href="http://www.jobbersworld.com/october%2015,%202008.htm" target="_blank">Jobbers World Online</a> <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">&nbsp;Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Selected ExxonMobil PAO based lubricants on allocation effective October 1, 2008...
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    Have you ever had a damage claim go to court?

    Thought these 2 were interesting. ---------------------------------------------------------------- <b>Have you ever had a damage claim go to court? If so, what did you have to do to defend it, and what was the outcome? </b> I give Sue a lot of trouble over this one. In my five years in law...
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    Oil Filter Price Fixing?

    <a href="http://www.imakenews.com/lng/e_article001156359.cfm?x=bd4y6Qt,b1cwnrQf" target="_blank">Read all about it here.</a> Tease <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">&nbsp;Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> The Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice is...
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    GM, California to Bust ‘3,000 Mile Myth

    <a href="http://www.imakenews.com/lng/e_article001118695.cfm?x=bcNt0kV,b1cwnrQf" target="_blank"> GM, California to Bust ‘3,000 Mile Myth’ </a> excerpt <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">&nbsp;Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> Auto manufacturers today are calling...
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    Deceptive Car Dealers

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    Deceptive Car Dealers

    Found this interesting. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">&nbsp;Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> AOCA Uncovers Misleading Warranty Notice Scheme in Canada The Automotive Oil Change Association (AOCA), which represents the fast lube industry in North America, recently...
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    Engine Oil Myth

    Thought this would generate a lot of opinions. From GM Techline Dec 2007 <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">&nbsp;Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Over the years there has been an overabundance of engine oil myths (fig. 1). Here are some facts you may want to pass...
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    New weight loss plan

    A guy calls a company and orders their 5-day, 10 lb. weight loss program. The next day, there's a knock on the door and there stands before him a voluptuous, athletic, 19 year old babe dressed in nothing but a pair of Nike running shoes and a sign round her neck. She introduces herself as a...
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