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    Stick with MT-90 or switch to Mobil 1 gear oil?

    I had Mobil 1 75w-90 in the Aisin box in my Jeep and it shifted just as well as it does with the MT-90 that's in there now. The only reason I changed it is because I heard that for my MY transmission, you shouldn't use GL-5 fluid. It's still pretty rough, but I don't think the stock fluid was...
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    New GM Camry Accord fighter?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: thooks</div><div class="ubbcode-body">You can add me in the category of a mid-30's someone who has spent over $100k on their products and will never, ever give them another look.</div></div> Well enough. I know...
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    Anyone annoyed by the new "Smart" lights?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: brianl703</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Yea, it had Maryland tags on it.</div></div> Having lived here for two years, I can see that the MD<->VA rivalry is almost as strong as the NY<->NJ rivalry vibe I used to get...
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    G6 or ford fusion?

    I loved the G6 when it was new, but the new Fusion looks quite awesome. I've yet to sit in one let alone drive one, but from all the shots I've seen I think I would love it. It might be second hybrid I'd actually consider. The only other was the old Honda Insight. Probably the only modern...
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    American car (big 3) lovers.

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: eljefino</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I'd get an Impala 3.9 for its insane power, room, and economy or, if they made it, an Astra diesel. American brand at least.</div></div> I love this engine in my 2006 Monte...
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    New GM Camry Accord fighter?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: pbm</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> A Regal is a Century with more features and the 3.8 instead of the 3.1 engine. I know the Century/Regal is an 'old mans' car but they were reliable, comfortable and economical. I have...
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    New GM Camry Accord fighter?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: PT1</div><div class="ubbcode-body">moderator removed made-up comment</div></div> Jeez. Every thread that even mentions GM and you're on about your truck that made a little noise at start up but is probably in the...
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    Red Line has made me angry!

    Can't imagine why you'd be using Red Line if you're "frugal".
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    New GM Camry Accord fighter?

    I spotted an Opel dealer last time I was in Germany and decided to go in and have a look at the Insignia. It's a gorgeous car and I think will make an excellent addition to the Buick lineup. Of all the cars GM has brought over from overseas, the Insignia is one of the best! I hope that it...
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    Drove a rental Charger today

    I can't speak for the 3.5L Challenger because I've never driven one, but I've been in the higher end models and I think the interior is just fine...
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    Proud of my products

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: fdcg27</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The average Honda buyer wouldn't be caught dead in a Malibu. I won't even bother driving one prior to buying my next new Accord, probably within the next year or so.</div></div> In...
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    GM: the shame of a nation

    This thread is a joke.
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    2010 Toyota 4Runner

    I really can't believe they're going to put a 4 cylinder in that, especially considering the comparatively [censored] fuel economy it gets.
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    Safe to run Wide Open Throttle with E10 fuel?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: ARCOgraphite</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Another italian tuneup Q: I try to do this (WOT) in 3rd gear and keep revs 500rpm below redline - but for how long? I try to do about 3 four-to-five second WOT run ups and let...
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    'Grasping For Salvation'

    If there is anyone I'm going to shed a tear for, it certainly isn't Toyota and the protectionist government they have working for them. Dear Toyota: Get Bent.
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    Is it common for new brake rotors to warp?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: froggy81500</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: mstrjon32</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I'd return them. It's not common, but certainly not...
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    September '09 Auto Sales

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: tomcat27</div><div class="ubbcode-body">all very predictable. and some of us wont buy cars until we get jobs - which is pretty tough in the IT industry. every week more of my friends get their walking papers as...
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    Toyota Recall - Largest Ever!

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: PT1</div><div class="ubbcode-body">You are SO right...see how people are running to GM lots in droves to get the new GMPS engines.....LOL...even C4C can't get them off the lots. <img src="/forums/graemlins/LOL.gif"...
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    Is it common for new brake rotors to warp?

    I'd return them. It's not common, but certainly not unheard of, especially if its some crummy house brand like the "Wearever" rotors from Advanced Auto.
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    Camry Hybrid

    A coworker has the Camry Hybrid and while I'll admit its a pretty nice car, it seems like whenever I'm in it the dash readout is always in the low 30's, seen it in high 20's, as well. For all the extra cost, IMO, not that great. If the Ford can live up to its 41 mpg claims, it *might* be worth...
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