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  1. Sam_Julier

    New tool thread

    Amazon, $152
  2. Sam_Julier

    New tool thread

    Williams Combination Ratcheting Wrench set; 8mm to 19mm, dual pawl ratcheting box end. Taiwan These should serve me well.
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    New tool thread

    Olsa Tools 6.5”, 9.5”, 12 inch Tongue and Groove Pliers Magnetic Spray Can holder The spray can holder is nifty. Super strong magnets hold it to the back of my tool cart. The pliers are far superior my old Husky’s.
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    2022 Mazda CX-9 - High Performance Lubricants PCMO 10W-20 - 4,897 Miles

    Gents, can we stop the unproductive bickering please. I’m learning a lot about this oil and its use in this particular engine. Lets keep the thread open. Thanks.
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    My wife is closing out her 30+ year nursing career

    Congratulations to both of you. Sam
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    2007 Ford Fusion reaches 290K.

    Happy anniversary! We just celebrated our 41st.
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    Car Battery recommendation - Size 124R

    My last 2 Interstate batteries have lasted 21 and 22 months. Both replaced under warranty. I always thought Interstate was the best. Now I’m not so sure.
  8. Sam_Julier

    New tool thread

    Please excuse my ignorance. Besides being a big bolt what is this? Thanks!
  9. Sam_Julier

    New tool thread

    I bought from Zoro. If Williams had an online site and warranty policy similar to Tekton I would buy more of their tools. At this point Tekton is my first choice for basic hand tools.
  10. Sam_Julier

    New tool thread

    Irwin Bolt Extractor Sockets, 8mm to 16mm - 5/16” to 5/8” range USA Lisle T-40, T-45 Torx Bit Sockets USA OEMTools Magnetic Bits Holder Taiwan Odelphi StripLamp Pro LED Headlamp China The Irwin extractor worked perfectly yesterday. Currently $19 at NAPA. The LED Headlamp is easy to...
  11. Sam_Julier

    New tool thread

    Tekton: Mini Bent Long Nose Pliers 1/4” Drive x 2.5” Spinner Handle High Torque 1/4” Drive x 1/4” Hex Bit Holder Williams/Snap On Industrial 3/8” Drive Wobble Extension, 1 inch USA 1/2” Drive Wobble Extension, 2 inch USA
  12. Sam_Julier

    New tool thread

    Tekton 3/8” drive 18” breaker bar Tekton 5” Angle Nose Slip Joint Pliers, USA made
  13. Sam_Julier

    New tool thread

    Well done.
  14. Sam_Julier

    New tool thread

    Look great. What did they cost?
  15. Sam_Julier

    New tool thread

    Congratulations Blake. Well done.
  16. Sam_Julier

    Your favorite washer fluid

    1 gallon distilled water 1/4 cup ammonia 1 tsp organic Castile soap + 4 oz of 91% isopropyl in the winter
  17. Sam_Julier

    Rear Differential Gear Oil Comparison?

    So do lots of 80W90 conventional lubes: Mobil HD, Castrol Axle, Valvoline HD, Shell Spirax HD, etc.
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    post your latest transmission lubricant change.

    2007 Honda Fit, 144,000 miles on car, 84,000 miles on fluid Out: Honda ATF In: Same, 3 quarts Honda OE transmission filter replaced Fluid looked nearly new. Hardly any black goo on the drain plug magnet. Remarkable.
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    Post your latest oil change

    1993 Volvo 240 wagon, 194,000 miles Out: Mobil 1 TDT 5W40 In: Mobil 1 HM 10W30 A3/B3, SL Baldwin BT251 filter The remote mount and this filter allows a 5 quart fill vs the standard 4 quarts.