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    2019 Subaru Impreza front and rear diff oil

    Vehicle: 2019 Subaru Impreza 2.0i 5-door, automatic, I'm going to be changing the GF's Subaru front and rear differential oil. The Owners Manual states " Subaru Extra MT GL-5 75W-90" as the appropriate fluid to use. I can get quarts of Shell Spirax S6 AXME 75W-90 Synthetic Gear Oil at at really...
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    lowest road noise tire on the market

    I'm looking for some guidance from everyone in finding the "lowest road noise tire" available for one of my cars. The car: 2001 Chevy Cavalier Coupe base model with a four speed automatic transmission. I currently have Michelin Defender 195/70-14 tires on it and these tires have been great in...
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    Mopar - Hellephant 1000HP crate engine

    Mopar will be offering a crate engine called the the "Hellephant." It's a modern 426 Hemi engine with 1000 horsepower and 950 lb-ft of torque. Wonder what the Dodge Demon will run in the 1/4 mile with one of these in the engine bay?
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    Lubrication Engineers - Monolec Gear Oil

    Anyone ever use Lubrication Engineers / Monolec Syn - All Climate Gear Lubricant 9919 (75W-90). Just wondering how it holds up in manual transmissions and differentials. Looking at the PDS information sheets it has some good numbers for low temp pour point (-60F), flash point (414F), 100 deg...
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    Valvoline Synpower vs High Performance gear oil

    Valvoline Synpower 75w-90 lists the following: 100C degrees vis at 15.60, 40 degree vis at 100, viscosity index 150, pour point -48C, gravity .865, density 7.22. Valvoline High Performance Gear Oil 75w-90 lists the following: 100 degrees vis at 15.47, 40C degrees vis at 99, viscosity index...
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    Dodge Demon anyone?

    Dodge Demon: 840 HP, 0-30 1.0 seconds, 0-60 2.3 seconds, 9.65 1/4 mile time at 140 MPH. No price yet. Wonder what I'll get for the 89 Cavalier as a trade in towards the Demon?
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    Pennzoil Platinum Euro for GM LS1 engine

    Anyone using Pennzoil Platinum Euro oil 0w-40 or 5w-40 oil in their GM LS1 engines? I have a 1999 Pontiac T/A and have been using regular Pennzoil Platinum or Quaker State Ultra, but I can get 30+ quarts of the Pennzoil EURO 0w-40 or 5w-40 oil at Auto Zone on sale for two dollars a quart. Any...
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    Hot Shot Secret Friction Reducer

    Anyone out there ever use <span style="font-weight: bold">Hot Shots Secret Friction Reducer</span>? According the the company they claim that this additive: is Pure Ester with negative polarity, it increases fluid flow in power steering and hydraulic systems, eliminates metal to metal contact...
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    engine warm up between two oils?

    I've encountered an interesting change in engine warmup time this last winter and would like some input from board members. I drive 7.8 miles from my house to work five days a week. During the winter we had long streatches of cold weather (below 32 degrees). I leave my house at 4:30am and all...
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    Michelin LTX A/T 2 tires?

    Does anyone have the new Michelin LTX A/T-2 tire on their truck / SUV? I have a 2004 Toyota Tacoma extended cab 4x4 with the OEM BFGoodrich Rugged Trail T/A highway tires (265-70-16). These OEM tires have never been very good in the snow or on ice and I'm looking to upgrade. I'm also considering...
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    Cooper Zeon Sport A/S or Goodrich Super Sport A/S

    Looking for some opinions on the Cooper Zeon Sport A/S tires. I have a 1999 Trans Am with 245/50-16 tires and my Goodyear GS-C tire need to be replaced. Another option I'm considering is the new BF Goodrich Super Sport A/S. The car is not raced nor driven during the winter, just looking for a...
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    Purolator small center tube oil flow holes

    Do the small diameter oil flow holes in the center tubes of Purolator filters like the L10241 or L10111 restrict oil flow over other brands of filters (especially during cold weather startup). The Wix filters have larger holes and the Ecore's have the plastic cage. Would the Ecore flow with the...
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    Motorcraft, Kendall or Tropartic 5w-30

    Once and for all, what would be the consensus as to using one of these three semi-synthetic 5w-30 oils over the other two? My intended use would be for a Toyota 3.4 v6 and a Chevy 2.2 four cylinder. 5,000 mile oil changes-75% city/25% highway, 10-15,000 miles per year. I've checked the used oil...
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    Potenza RE 960AS Pole Position tires

    Anyone out there that has these tires? Im currently running Goodyear GS-C tires on my Trans Am and I'm leaning towards the Bridgestone RE 960AS Pole Position or G009 tires. The size would be 245/50-16. Any comments on ride quality, quiet ride and handling would be appreciated.
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    Long term storage

    I have a 1999 Trans Am that is going to be put in storage for over a year. It will be stored in an unheated unattached garage on floor jack stands to take the pressure off the springs. I've run Mobil 1 5W-30 in it since new. I do have a family member that can start it up and let it run. How...