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    Is this normal?

    Fram XG7317, Looked into filter before pouring oil in and saw this, at first I thought it was some sort of epoxy used during manufacturing. Stuck a new chopstick in to check it out and it's an oily residue? <img...
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    Under valve cover pics Jeep 4.0 230k miles

    The vehicle is a 97 Cherokee, I've owned it since around 150k miles, unknown maintenance history. It gets Rotella T6 5W-40 with the occasional bottle of Rislone engine treatment and various oil filters at around 7.5k mile oci's. Vlave cover gasket had been leaking for some time and I finally got...
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    Anyone Wet Tumble?

    My old Lyman tumbler has seen better days, been thinking about going with wet tumbling my brass. Pro's, Con's, Brand of tumbler?? Any info would be appreciated.
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    John Deere SD Polyurea grease

    Anything wrong with using this as a front end lube in automotive applications? <a href="https://jdparts.deere.com/partsmkt/document/english/pmac/8180_fb_GreaseSpecialMultiPurpose.htm#_Multi-Purpose_SD_Polyurea" target="_blank">#TY6341</a> I already use it on my JD 445 for front end and...
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    2013 Lexus IS 350

    Any thoughts or experience with this vehicle? It's a RWD F Sport model with 42,xxx miles, original owner, all scheduled maintenance performed by Lexus.
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    2007 300C

    I am looking at an 07 300C 5.7 with 13,840 miles. I know the gas mileage is not going to be great, but are there any inherent issues with this car? The reviews I have read so far look pretty positive.
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    Slip Yolk Lube?

    I have been using Valvoline Ford Moly-Fortified Multi-Purpose Grease, but it doesn't seem to last long. A friend recommends Motorcraft XG-8?
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    Happy Birthday Drew99GT

    Happy birthday buddy!!!
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    Kill Switch Fix

    <div class="video-container"><iframe frameborder="0" width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/B-xQtdu6aOg" allowfullscreen></iframe></div>
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    Why spend more for Timkin?

    This is why.... <div class="video-container"><iframe frameborder="0" width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/8zHBxwwOg6s" allowfullscreen></iframe></div>
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    John Deere Oil Filter Pics

    This is from my mom and dads JD 345 18HP Liquid cooled Kawasaki. The filter has 112hrs on it, I guess my dad changed the oil at about 50hr intervals but left the same filter on for 112 hrs. This is the same filter I run on my JD 20hp liquid cooled Kawasaki. Looks pretty good. <img...
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    Zerez G-05 Color?

    Is there any type of coloring I can add to G-05 so I can see the level in the coolant reservoir? Also, what happened to Coolant Man, did he get banned?
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    Vintage Sunoco Oil Can

    I was going through some things I got from my grandfathers garage when he passed about 12 years ago. Thought this was interesting, it has a copyright date of 1960. <img src="http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v96/DirtyHarry/oilcan2.jpg" align="left" alt="" /> <img...
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    DexronVI Compatibility?

    Can/should Dexron VI be used in a 4L60E trans that originally called for Dexron III ?
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    Musician Dies After Being Attacked by Coyotes

    <a href="http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,570400,00.html" target="_blank">http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,570400,00.html</a>
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    Mag Tube Extensions?

    I'm looking to buy a 3 shot magazine tube extension for an 870 express, I'm leaning towards a TacStar but I am open to suggestions.
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    Everstart or Car Quest battery?

    I have it narrowed down to an Everstart (johnson Controls) or Car Quest (East Penn-DEKA) battery. Which would you go with?
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    Reloading Dies ?

    Well it seems my younger brother has claimed my .44 mag dies so I'm in the market for a new set. All my dies are RCBS with the exception of a few LEE factory crimp dies. I have a buddy who swears by Hornady dies, does anyone here use them? Should I just stick with RCBS?
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    OCI for MaxLife Blend

    What would be a reasonable starting point for this oil in a high mileage vehicle in good mechanical condition that see's mostly highway miles, 6k?
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    Coolant recomendations?

    Time to change the coolant in my JD,manual call for an ethylene glycol. Would it be ok to use G-05?
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