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    Cub Cadet PTO headaches,,

    So a few weeks ago with the PTO pulled out my blades disengaged. after fiddling with it, and installing a new battery I could not detect the source so off to the shop it went. a few weeks later the shop declared victory and said come get it. Of course I tested it and with 2 minutes I was able...
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    2017 Audi A6 2.0T Premium plus AWD

    Hey all, its been a minute! so Im letting go of the Milan after 8 years of use and about 85,000 on the clock. Im replacing it with an Audi A6 2.0T currently has 24,000 on the clock. Of course the first thing im going to start looking at is my upkeep.. So V.W. 502.00 (if memory serves) is the...
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    2011 Honda VTC

    So, adventures in cars.. My wifes 2011 Accord 4 cyl 40,000 miles, car developed a cold start metal rattle last week lasting only about 1.5 seconds before disappearing, and only after the first startup or 6-8 hours of sitting. To Honda it went.. VTC is "faulty" and if your still in warranty Honda...
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    KC daylighters.. whats to much ??

    I currently have two 100watt 6inch KC (pencil beam) daylighters on the front of my 5.3ltr Silverado. 10 years ago I installed the lights and have been very happy with the performance in off road use. I recently was given another pair of the same identical lights and have already installed the...
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    silverado heater issue..

    So, yesterday my 2006 "garage queen" Silverado did something new. I warmed up the truck, turned on the heat and drove a few miles with the heat working. I noticed I was getting cold air out of the driver side vents after about 5 miles, its equipped with the dual zone temperatures. well the...
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    My once a year Hello.

    Just dropping in, my job now day's doesn't allow me a lot of computer time.. This site continues to get bigger and bigger. I tip my hat to everyone. Happy new year !
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    Alternative lower gear oil.

    What's a good cost effective alternative to the high dollar cycle shops lower gear oil on dirt bikes ? The new Kid behind the counter tried getting me into $18 "KTM gear oil" and my buddy stepped over, also a employee stated "don't waste you money, and handed me a bottle of 80W gear oil at $9...
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    06 Silverado (odd start)

    Im tinkering with the "garage queen" again, My Silverado sees very little use only coming out of the garage every few weeks. Its flawlessly maintained. I noticed recently that while cranking the motor over (5.3) that it seems to hesitate at the very end (while holding the key starting it, just...
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    Redoing an old retrofit job headlights please help

    I did a complete retrofit hid System including the correct optic on my dad's 2000 Lincoln Town Car he had an accident a few weeks ago and took out one of the headlights all of the correct hid equipment is still functional however I need to buy 2 new housing units which I'm doing via eBay or...
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    SAMSUNG SOUNDBAR

    im missing something, new sound bar.. follow me Samsung tv lg blueray direct tv (sat tv) dvd to tv via HDMI SAT TV to TV set via coax cable TV to soundbar via optic cable. when watching sat tv I have sound via the tv speakers and the new soundbar (so bar is working) when switching inputs...
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    Flipping my script on OCI'S

    I like most on BITOG have a standard we go by with our OCI's and that's usually by mileage, In the past on my 5.3 Silverado ive always done 1 year or 5,000 miles with whater Syn was on sale. I know that's not a lot of miles for syn however that's just what ive stuck to as this truck does see...
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    2004 660 raptor perplexed

    2004 super clean/like new, Yamaha 660 Raptor bone stock, picked it up yesterday from a friend, he had local shop rebuild the carbs (it sat to long unused. Less than 10 total hours on 4 wheeler, almost showroom clean. All that said, it idles fine, but midway through the throttle it sputters...
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    2011 MDX 49,000 miles

    So our two month old new used Acura MDX my wife just calls me and tells me sitting at a stoplight in town the whole car completely died it started right back up but now I'm absolutely petrified because I was planning on taking this SUV on vacation in 3 weeks thoughts opinions she said she was...
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    just saying hello

    I know the past few years ive been hit or miss on BITOG, ive been spending most of my time wrenching this last year. Got out of sport street bikes and moved on two dirt toys. Instead of just talking about the stuff ive been getting my hands dirty working on the new toys and riding them a lot...
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    Craftsman 5500 garden tractor battery

    Ever had a battery goes so dead your machine's stator can only put out enough power to keep the motor running ? and not the mowing deck ? I ran into this yesterday. My garden tractor battery was so dead that I couldn't even get a audible click when turning the key over. So I put it on the...
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    co-workers Ram

    My coworker has a 2006 Dodge Ram with the Hemi, he jost told me he purchased it with 17,000 miles, it now has 148,000. Since purchase he has never done any tranny service. He states it slips a bit in reverse, and it sometimes hesitates just a bit once its been put in gear. He says, never...
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    Place your bets on what they find..

    Dropped off the Milan this morning, pre-story: it went to the shop yesterday for what seemed like a AC system that needed charged, the ac is cool but not cold.. and it would take several minutes for the inside temp on the car to cool down. the cooling system checked out perfect, however they...
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    New purchase, self service or dealer service ?

    Ok everyone, a few days ago my wife and I traded in our absolutely stupid reliable 07 Honda Accord EX-L for a 2011 Acura XDM AWD SUV. The new car has 46,700 miles and was just serviced (oil change only to my knowledge) with semi syn. So here is my question : The dealer gave a lifetime...
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    Simply amazed at ATF fluid.

    I have changed my wifes ATF fluid in her Honda 2-3 times over the years and ive never noticed much of a change in the way it shifts or feels. Today with 46,xxx on my Milan I drained out 3 quarts and topped it back up with Valvoline Maxlife ATF. I took the car for a 3 mile ride afterward and...
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    2011 Acura MDX ??

    Momma is loving a 2011 MDX AWD. 46,XXX miles 3.7ltr engine. Obviously its a dressed up Honda (we have had 2 Hondas and I trust them) this one seems pretty well top tier, well loaded. this crossover SUV is in our crosshairs. can anyone tell me anything use full about them ? pro's or cons ...
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