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    Is Everyone Happy with Redline Differential Fluid

    I recently changed my rear differential fluid on my Ford Escape 4wd v6 to Redline 75w-90, replacing the stock 80w-90 conventional fluid. So far no issues to report and the truck runs well in the recent snow storms we've had, very quiet and smooth. I noticed Amsoil Severe Gear fluid available...
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    Any Opinions on Lucas Upper Cylinder Lubricant ..

    I've got a bottle of this , looks interesting and one bottle does about 8 treatments, cheaper than your average otc fuel additive. What do you guys think of this product. Sounds like a good idea, cleaning the fuel system while also lubricating the rings and valve parts. Could also be...
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    Recommend a High Quality 80w-90 for Differential

    I have a 2006 Ford Escape and it recommends an 80w-90 for the rear differential on the 4wd setup. The stock fluid is Motorcraft Premium Rear Axle Lubricant. Would I be better off with a good synthetic ?, I think it might be better in cold weather use and such, I don't think the Motorcraft...
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    Is Quaker State 5w-20 a Decent Oil ?

    I've been driving a Honda Civic for about 8 months, and whenever I'm in a bind for oil changes I drop into the local QS quick oil change place. I like them because they are close to my work and can change my oil pretty quickly. When you hit their oil change place you basically get QS 5w-20...
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    Should I Dump My Factory Fill at 1,000 miles ? - 5w-20

    I've put 1000 miles on my 06 Ford Fusion - 3L Duratec engine - 5w-20 recommended oil. Just wondering if I should dump the factory fill at 1,000 miles , would the fact that it runs 5w-20 make any difference, I'm thinking a 5w-20 may have less room to hold particles in suspension, given it's...
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    Changing Spark Plugs on 3L Ford Duratec Engine....How To ?

    Anyone change spark plugs on a Ford 3L Duratec engine ?. The front 3 plugs are cake, but the rear three are buried ,can't even see them. They seem buried under the plastic intake manifold, do you have to remove the intake manifold to swap plugs ?, seems like a ton of work if that is the way...
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    Recommend A 5w-20 Oil for Ford Duratec 3.0 L ?

    Hi everyone, I'll be picking up a Ford Fusion in a couple days and noticed that it recommends use of a 5w-20 oil, it has the 3.0 L Duratec engine. I don't know anything about this engine, hopefully it is a reliable engine, never owned a Ford before but I liked the car enough to buy it. Can...
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    What Do You Think of Mobil1 5w-50 ?

    I was surprised to see Mobil1 redcap as a 5w-50 the other day at Wallyword. Are they phasing out the 15w-50 with this new viscosity ?. What's everyone think of the 5w-50 Viscosity. I always regarded their 15w-50 as a great racing oil , well respected by many road racers as being their...
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    Oil Viscosity and Oil Starvation Issues.

    If you had an engine that "might" be prone to oil starvation issues what can you do to help protect things as best as possible ?. There have been a few people with my engine that have recorded low oil pressure and then a subsequent connecting rod bearing knock. I'm thinking it's an oil...
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    Is 11,200 km OCI's Safe on an 06 Civic on 5w-20?

    My OLM went off at about 11,200 kms this week suggesting to change the oil. This was on the factory fill, so its the first oil change. I'd say about 7,000 of those kms were highway kms, if no more. Anyone feel safe with this type of OCI on conventional 5w-20 ?. Call me old school but it...
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    Could I Use 0w-20 in 06 Civic That Calls for 5w-20 ?

    Looking for a 20 weight Mobil1 product and 0w-20 is easy to find, just wondering if I could use it in place of a 5w-20 recommendation, my owner's manual doesn't say anything about a 0w-20. I would think a 0w would be superior as long as the warm viscosity is the same as a 5w-20. Anyone know...
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    Which Amsoil is Group 3 ?

    I heard good things about Amsoil reducing oil consumption in vehicles such as mine from fellow vehicle owners. So I bought some Amsoil 10w-30, it has a yellow label, no other name associated with it. I just want to make sure that this is their full synthetic group 4 fluid. I never followed...
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    Looking to Reduce Oil Consumption in a Turbo Engine....

    I've been running my Dodge SRT4 for over 2 years now. It runs a turbocharged 2.4 L engine, max boost is 19 psi, and it runs pig rich with fuel at WOT. For the most part I run Mobil1 10w-30. The engine used very little oil the first year I had it, usually 1/4 quart between oil changes. I then...
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    Would 5w30 Synthetic Pour as well as conventional 5w-20 cold temp?

    I'm going to be doing an oil change soon on my 06 Honda Civic, and I was wondering if Mobil1 5w-30 would pour as well as a conventional 5w-20 in cold temps. I want to run a synthetic oil such as Mobil1 since my drain intervals are going to be at least 10,000 kms based on the OLM calculations...
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    What are Oil Life Monitors Based Upon ?

    Just curious what determines the results of oil life monitors, is it basically an engine revolution counter ?. The one in my 06 Honda Civic seems to change by 10% increments lately by the appearance of things. It doesn't move for weeks then all of a sudden drops by 10% one day. I'm near...
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    What are Oil Life Monitors Based Upon ?

    Just curious what determines the results of oil life monitors, is it basically an engine revolution counter ?. The one in my 06 Honda Civic seems to change by 10% increments lately by the appearance of things. It doesn't move for weeks then all of a sudden drops by 10% one day. I'm near...
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    Castrol GC 0w-30 in 04 Dodge SRT4

    Received my latest sample, this was running GC 0w-30 in a Dodge SRT4, turbocharged 2.4 L engine, for 5900 kms, which is just over 3,500 miles I believe. I typically run OCI's between 3,000 and 5,000 miles to keep the warranty guys happy. This is a very simple elemental analysis, nothing fancy...
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    Would Honda 5w-20 Oil be a good Oil to Use ?

    I believe Honda oil contains high levels of moly in their 5w-20 viscosity, would it be a good candidate for my 06 civic sedan that calls for 5w-20 ?. I can't get Mobil1 in 0w-20 as it would be my first choice, all the other OTC brands just seem mediocre. The only problem with Honda oil is you...
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    Would You Run 5w-20 on a Vehicle Earmarked for High Miles ?

    My work habits have changed and I needed a vehicle would be used for out of town driving on a frequent basis. I ended up buying a 2006 Honda Civic Sedan (1.8 litre 5 speed automatic). It has 5w-20 as the recommended oil. I expect to put a lot of miles on it in the next 3-5 years, does...
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    IS Castrol GC 0w-30 A Powerful Cleaning Oil ?

    My car starting using more oil than usual a few months ago. I was running Mobil1 10w-30 for most of the car's 2 year life, interspersed with some Redline oil runs. It started using a full quart of oil between 3,000 mile OCI's earlier this year, when it usually would never use more than 1/2 a...
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