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    Need a synthetic CF2 low ash straight 40W oil

    what are my choices? (this is for a Detroit Diesel 671)
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    is Dexron VI preferred for a 2000 Malibu 4T40-E

    have a 2000 Malibu with 4T40-E transmission (3.1 engine) with 155K miles and I believe it calls for Dexron III - I am doing a pan drop, and changing the filter out with new GM filter, and changing out the oil feed manifold proactively, as these are known to break around 150K miles. Is it OK to...
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    where is the best deal on Dexron VI ?

    I need 8 quarts (or 2 gallons) for a job next week, what is the best price on something with quality at a smokin deal? - prefer genuine GM or a big name like Shell, Mobil, etc. - no Supertech, it makes me nervous being the walmart low bid stuff - this is for my mom's car and she doesn't need any...
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    Oil filter relief valve question

    My 1986 Nissan 300ZX has an external relief valve, so the oil filters for it are designed with NO internal relief valve. If I were to use a filter with all other factors the same - gasket size, thread size, etc. as the original, but with an internal 22 psi relief valve, <span...
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    could someone repost the back spec chart?

    could someone repost the Toyota back-spec chart from Canada, I cannot seem to find it <img src="/forums/graemlins/frown.gif" alt="frown" title="frown" height="15" width="15" />
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    viscosity of various ATFs?

    I am sure it has been asked before, but I cannot find the answer after searching what is the viscosity of current and past transmission fluids such as Dexron III Dexron VI Toyota T-IV Toyota WS Honda DW-1 Honda Z1 Chrysler ATF+4 Mercon V Mercon LV SP-III I don't need the precise viscosity...
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    for BiTOG ladies only!

    here is a pic of Carl Edwards, NASCAR driver, #99 Fastenal Ford I knew Carl before he was famous, and he likes me to round up additional female fans for him! - lol <img src="" align="center" alt="" />
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    any advantage of 10W-30 over 5W-30 or 0W-30?

    I have a 96 Lexus LS400, 125K, burns no oil. any advantage of 10W-30 over 5W-30 or 0W-30, keeping in mind that I use full synthetics like PU, M1EP, etc. and that it doesn't get over 105°F (40°C) nor below 15°F (-10°C) here in Alabama
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    please explain to me all the FRAM hating! - why?

    As an ASE certified mechanic for 35+ years, I have probably installed many thousands of the plain old Fram orange can Extra Guard oil filter - I have *never* even heard of any direct firsthand knowledge of one of these failing that was properly installed. Remember, this was the filter that...
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    Pennzoil Ultra vs. HDEO in Lexus

    currently using Pennzoil <span style="text-decoration: underline">Ultra</span> with a FRAM <span style="text-decoration: underline">Ultra</span> (they have to match, y'know - lol) on my '96 Lexus LS400 (125k miles) - OCI about 10k-12k mostly highway miles - would I see any benefit from switching...
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    Brand twins table requested

    to you filter-cutting-open crazy cool guys, could someone post a modern update to the list of which filters are twins of each other on the inside, such as Mobil 1 M1-series = K&N, etc. along with who is currently the actual manufacturer of the filter (i.e. Champion, Toyo Roki, etc.) especially...
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    filter recommendation for a Lexus LS400 requested

    I am thinking either a Fram Ultra or the <a href="" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration: underline">NipponDenso</span></a> (since everything they make is pretty much the finest in the world of that component) if y'all know something...