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    Oil Extreme..?

    Stumbled on this site, some interesting claims <a href="" target="_blank"></a> Here's another similar type EP product <a href="" target="_blank"></a>
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    thoughts on Syntec?

    I found some Syntec at Kmart that's SJ and SL. Is this stuff PAO synthetic with higher zinc or is it best to just let it sit on the shelf.
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    Oil pumps that suck through the dipstick tube?

    Does anyone own one and does it work and is it worth buying?
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    Another use for PB Blaster...

    I discovered that PB Blaster is an excellent degreaser. Spray and wipe with a rag.
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    MMO penetrating oil...

    This stuff is cool. IT sprays kinda foamy and does a good job of penetrating. It loosens hinges quite well.
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    What filters use synthtic blend fiber?

    It looks as if Fram uses a glass intertwined paper in all their filters. Mobil 1 and K&N use a synthetic blend paper. Who else?
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    Fram Synthethetic oil stabilizer...

    Found 32 ounce bottles at Big Lots for $2.50 each. It contains zinc alkydithiophosphate.
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    disapearing antifreeze-where does it go?

    I have 2 Fbodies one with a V6 and an LS1. On my LS1 the overflow bottle was empty and the radiator was full. On the V6 the overflow bottle was empty and the radiator was a bit low. The V6 may have some small leak around a hose which might be an explanation. Both have a vented overflow which...
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    diesel fuel as a coolant additive?

    I was talking to a mechanic friend who works for a major US company. He was telling me that a cup of diesel fuel can be added to a radiator to clean out rust and lubricate the water pump. I was talking to another mechanic and he said that ATF can be added to coolant as well. I've heard an old...
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    B&M trick shift...

    What's the consensus of this synthetic automatic transmission fluid?
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    How to dispose of brake fluid...

    What places take brake fluid?
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    What grade for A Miata?

    What grade oil does Mazda spec for the 1.6L Miata engine?
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    The truth about gas...

    Gas is more marketing than reality. I've seen A,B,C,D trucks filling up at X terminal. In many cases different brand stations in the same market may be getting their gas from the same name brand terminal.
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    Cars with EGR harder on oil?

    Is an EGR system harder on engine oil than an engine without the EGR system?
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    Best oil "fail" thread ever...

    <a href="" target="_blank"></a> Hard to believe but I think there really are people that stupid out there.
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    Powerflo filters...

    Stopped by Advanced looking for the red clearanced oil filters. The guy said they didn't have them but had a Powerflo. Since it was only $2 I bought one. On the back of the box it says made by Purolator.
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    Are filter changes neccessary?

    Is changing the filter everytime you change your oil necessary or is it simply marketing to sell more filters. Can a good quality filter be changed every 2 or 3 oil changes without ill effects?
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    metal bits on dipstick...

    I checked the oil and after wiping the dipstick I can see a few metal bits on the paper towel. It's an LS1 with an Amsoil EAO filter and the syn oil only has a few thousand miles on it. Should this be cause for concern?
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    Cafe 2016...42 mpg...

    WASHINGTON - New cars and trucks will have to get 30 percent better mileage starting in 2016 under an Obama administration move to curb emissions tied to smog and global warming, sources said Monday. President Barack Obama was expected to adopt the higher mileage standards on Tuesday...
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    Is moly obsolete?

    I spent the weekend in the pits with a friend who is a funny car driver. I watched as they changed out the bearings in the car he drives. I picked up the round tub of Red Line grease that they use to coat the new bearings in the Hemi engine. The lid stated that the grease had 3x the film...