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    Motor oil in Cummins AUTO transmission.

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Red91</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Are you saying he's running the oil in the transmission? </div></div> Yep.
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    Motor oil in Cummins AUTO transmission.

    My buddy has been running Mobil 1 5w30 in his Dodge Cummins powered pickup since its last transmission rebuild over 100k miles ago, and it works great. He does it because the rebuilder suggested it. I've driven this vehicle and the transmission works perfectly normal even on a cold morning, zero...
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    Is synthetic worth it for older cars(88' Suburban)

    My caprice 254k mi,gets synthetic. Mileage difference is not noticeable. I do it because I tend to extend the oil changes and I'm more comfortable with the better ad packs offered in synthetics.
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    11-28-2012 let go while on medical leave

    My last employer did that same thing to a co worker. Felt bad for the guy but he had been on long term disability for like 10mo., milking it i suppose.
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    ZDDP in Castrol GTX 10W-40

    Pretty much the same as there 5w30, just a different viscosity. What are you using it for anyway?
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    4-cyl engines with MPG of 6s, and 6s of 8

    Fuel economy is more affected by how much weight, rolling resistance(wheels drivetrain), and aerodynamics of the vehicle than how many cylinders or the engine displacdment. Also a large engine in a small light vehicle that doesnt have to work so hard to reach.and maintain speed will usually...
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    Hankook Ventus V12 evo

    Had a pair on the back of my eclipse gst, only put a couple hundred miles before selling it. They rode smooth and quiet, never pushed the traction limits though.
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    Ratcheting wrenches: Worth it?

    I second duckryders opinion, I am biased though....my profession calls for the use of them nearly on a daily basis.
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    75w90 gl5 in t5

    Good to know that the gl5 wont cause damage to the freshly built trans. I havent driven the truck myself, but according to him it shifts wonderfully and probably wont be driven in the winter.
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    75w90 gl5 in t5

    I should mention its non world class.
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    75w90 gl5 in t5

    My buddy just rebuilt the t5 in his 302 powered ranger and filled it with supertech synthetic 75w90 gl5 gear oil under the advice of one of the dealership mechanics he works with. I immediately warned him of the dangers associated with using a gl5 lube with brass synchros, yet he decided to use...
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    I cant find happiness in my life anymore

    I know your pain. My gf of 5 years( highschool sweetie) up and left one day, without even telling me she wasnt planning on coming back. I felt like my life had just been torn out from under me, and that was before i found out that she had cheated on me. I wanted to die. Instead i went to church...
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    Job recruiting calls

    I get one or two a week, contract work is quite popular in my field. I also have a nice full time job and politely tell the recruiters that i'm not currently interested, i've never been one to burn a bridge.
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    Lubegard Red in both cars & my impressions

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: SteveSRT8</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: JT1</div><div class="ubbcode-body">If this stuff is so dern great then why aren't the ATF mfgr's...
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    Lubegard Red in both cars & my impressions

    If this stuff is so dern great then why aren't the ATF mfgr's putting it in there fluids? I understand there could be licensing issues with some of the products, but maybe Maxlife, Dex/Merc, stuff that isn't licensed anymore?
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    Nitrogen

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Kestas</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I thought aircraft wheels used nitrogen because you can't get an air compressor to deliver 300 psi like you can from a cylinder of nitrogen. And unlike an air compressor, the...
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    Any Anti-Freeze better than none?

    Awfully nice of you, most people(in the us anyway) would have driven right by without the slightest bit of concern for the potentially injured, let alone have any concern for the vehicle.
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    K&N SS series Washable "Lifetime" oil filter

    Looks like alot of work to clean, could be worth it if you like to cut your filter open to see what your engine is doing.
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    Who makes a GL4 gear oil?

    Valvoline Conv. 80w90 is dual rated, and Napa has a GL3/4/5 triple rated gear lube. Otherwise, Redline makes some nice gl4 products along the lines of mt85/90.
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    Idea For Learning Stick

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: JimPghPA</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> That way it will not sound like big bucks when you grind gears and burn clutch. </div></div> Oh ye of little faith, my brother and I learned to drive stick just fine with nary...
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