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    2012 Cruze 1.4T Turbo Replacement

    The codes in this vehicle indicate failure of the pcv relieve valve in the intake manifold, resulting in excessive crankcase pressure. This pressure causes the pcv bladder in the cam cover to rupture. The turbo code, O2 code, and cat code are symptomatic of the poor running conditions resulting...
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    GM LTG Engine 2013

    The PF64 please <img src="/forums/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="wink" title="wink" height="15" width="15" />
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    Anyone Driving a GM 1.5L GDI DOHC Turbo ?

    i work in service at a chevy dealer. the 1.5 is a reliable engine, but a bit underpowered for many of its applications. my girlfriend has a 2017 malibu with this motor. it's been a good vehicle.
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    Free tuition NOW!!!

    A degree is a necessity to compete in todays job market, whether it be an academic degree or a vocational one. Not everyone's parents can afford to foot the bill for tuition. A young person should not have to depend on their family's success in life. All that does is continue to keep the wealth...
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    The Hypocrisy of Youth

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: HerrStig</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: salv</div><div class="ubbcode-body">This is the product of youth coming of age. They are getting the...
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    The Hypocrisy of Youth

    This is the product of youth coming of age. They are getting the beginnings of an education. They have a vague understanding of the law and what their rights may be, and they are trying to apply what they are learning in an inappropriate way. To attribute this to political leanings really is...
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    Post your latest oil change

    2000 Ford Focus Wagon Out: VML 5w20 FL400S In: MS5K 5w20 DW-5230
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    What makes SuperTech Synthetic "cheap"

    Bottom line is that oil is cheap. Additives are what bring up the price, but even still, engine oil could still sell much cheaper than it does. AZ charges 5.49/qt for their house brand synthetic. They sell it to our shop for $2.75/qt. I can get a 12 quart case of full synthetic Dexos approved...
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    AZ vs AAP vs Pep Boys vs Napa brakes

    Use an OEM pad kit. They come with the proper anti-rattle clips. Worth the extra $20 over the part store junk. As far as rotors go, you will be fine with any run of the mill aftermarket units from any one of those stores. We sell the OEM pads at 75.57/axle. I usually don't promote the OEM rotors...
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    Am I right in thinking?

    The industry in general has decided that maintenance is viewed by the average consumer as an inconvenience. Returning the vehicle to a dealer for maintenance is not a desirable aspect of ownership. As a result, premium vehicle customers are inconvenienced as little as possible, hence, long...
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    Best Oil Hyundai Sonata SE 2.0 Trubo

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Pilot</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: MuzzleFlash40</div><div class="ubbcode-body">There was a metal shaving issue on the early 2.4L engines...
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    New pads old rotors, now squealing

    Winter takes a toll on the braking system on these vehicles. The brakes last forever in fair weather climates. Some aftermarket brakes are just going to be noisy. The only sure thing is an OEM pad set. It's worth the $75.
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    AAP phasing out DW?

    got the last dw-5230 in the store for my focus at $2.19.
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    2003 Hyundai Elantra GT Alignment Concerns???

    I would not worry too much about camber. As a Hyundai dealer I can tell you we have never installed or recommended installing a camber kit. The proper repair for non-adjustable camber that is way out of spec would be rear arm replacement.
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    SuperTech Synthetic 5-30w, 10k, Toyota FJ 4.0L

    This is the Citgo variety of ST. Good oil.
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    Cigarette butts...really?

    Personal freedom be [censored]! When a person's personal choice interferes with the health, financial well being, or the environment, then it is no longer defensible. The well being of the masses outweighs the liberties of the individual. As un-American a statement as one can make, but, oh well...
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    GM RECALL: 97-04 GRAND PRIX, REGAL, LUMINA

    When a company has a known issue from the time of it's initial production and they don't address it, then they get called out for it, they get skittish and try and be proactive about the other stuff they swept under the carpet years ago. They know eventually documentation of their knowledge of...
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    Late 90's-early 2000's Nissan products.

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: hal</div><div class="ubbcode-body">IMO Nissan quality now is about where Hyundai was in the 90s. Not sure what happened. I would not own one. </div></div> Ha! It's not that bad. Mitsubishi is not making the drivetrains...
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    Late 90's-early 2000's Nissan products.

    My 97 Altima with the KA24DE was outstanding. I would drive another 1st generation Altima in a heartbeat. Nissan quality has taken a dump since the 90's. We are a Hyundai dealer, but we have done several Versa engines. Junk.
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    Who is one of the "good" Quarterbacks of all time?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Chris Meutsch</div><div class="ubbcode-body">EJ Manuel You guys had Jim Kelly. Good quarterback, great guy. Growing up in Rochester, NY, he and the organization were great contributors to western NY. I am a Jets fan...
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