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    Honda Civic 2013 Air Filter - 11,000 miles (Pics)

    <a href="https://plus.google.com/photos/106023929328438184913/albums/5930145570604703569" target="_blank">https://plus.google.com/photos/106023929328438184913/albums/5930145570604703569</a> - link to album. Hopefully that link works. I ordered an OEM air filter with my OEM fog light last week...
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    New Car Keep Warranty Own Maintenance

    I have a new 2013 Honda Civic with the new Maintenance Minder system. The manual says to follow that exactly - doesn't even recommend oil interval but just to follow the MM. I purchased the 100,000 mile extended warranty because this is my first new car. However, I've already had some unsavory...
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    Alignment Question on New Car

    I have a 2013 Honda Civic - 2.5 months old. A recent 21 point inspection (3 pages) at the Honda Dealership showed 0ft/mi (pass) for my front wheels and -21ft/mi (marginal) for my rear wheels for alignment I believe. The test would have failed had it been -30ft/mi. I don't notice an obvious pull...
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    Help with Oil Choice - 13 Civic

    Struggling for choice of oil for my 2013 Civic. I've spent several weeks reading every post I can on 0w20 oil and people in similar vehicles here. The conclusion I've read is - high molybdenum is great - its loaded in the engine's factory fill (assembly lube?). The main star seems to be TGMO...
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    Fog Lights and Battery/Alternator Longevity

    I recently got a 2013 Honda Civic. Everything is stock. I finally sat down and programmed everything the way I wanted. There is an auto option on the headlights so they automatically turn on when dark, off when daylight, and stay on when I shut off my car/unlock it for 60 seconds (I changed it...
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    New Car - Long Long Summer Trip?

    My dad and I bought Hondas recently. He bought a Honda Accord 2013 and I bought a Civic 2013. We were originally going to fly to visit grandparents/family in Iowa earlier this year but prices of airline tickets make it a lot cheaper for us to drive. Now, his Accord has 2000+ miles on it. My...
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    New Car - 2013 Civic - Very Short Trips

    Well, my 2004 Pontiac Sunfire with 243,700 miles (bought with 6k on it) kicked the bucket this last month. Thanks to BITOG it got high quality synthetic (German Castrol Green 0w30 for early life, Amsoil 5w30, then Mobil 5w30 HM). Just can't sink any more $ into this car - *everything* is falling...
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    Help Keep My Car Going

    Used to be a lot more of a regular forum go'er here but then got married, got a new job, and I have a 10 mile drive to/from work. <img src="/forums/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="smile" title="smile" height="15" width="15" /> Miss this place. My 2004 Pontiac Sunfire is my only car and I've got...
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    Amsoil SSO 0W30, 10,918 miles, 04 Sunfire

    <span style='font-family: Courier New'>Blackstone Laboratories Report Date: 8/3/2009 Make/Model: GM 2.2L EcoTec Additional Info: 2004 Pontiac Sunfire Oil Type & Grade: Amsoil 0W/30 Oil Use Interval: 10,918 Miles Additional Info: Wix oil filter (Made in South Korea). Comments: You ran 10,918...
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    amsoil 5w30ASL/7,984Miles/04 Sunfire

    Car: 2004 Pontiac Sunfire Engine: 2.2L Ecotec Total Engine Miles: 149,492 Oil Type & Grade: Amsoil 5w30 Oil Use Interval: 7,984 miles Sample Date: 01/13/09 -- Universal Averages in Parenthesis () -- Aluminum -- 2 (2) Chromium --- 0 (0) Iron ----- 8 (9) Copper --- 3 (2) Lead ----- 0 (0) Tin...
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    Amsoil 0w20/4,989mi/06 Cobalt

    Car: 2007 Chevy Cobalt Engine: 2.2L Ecotec Miles on Engine: 15,989 Oil Type & Grade: Amsoil 0w20 Oil Use Interval: 4,989 miles Sample Date: 01/17/09 -- Universal Averages in Parenthesis () -- Aluminum -- 3 (2) Chromium --- 1 (0) Iron ----- 16 (9) Copper --- 1 (2) Lead ----- 0 (0) Tin -------...
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    Manual Tranny Problem & Questions! - 04 Sunfire

    Car: 2004 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L Ecotec 5 speed manual Getrag tranny. 144,000 miles on original clutch till now. On Friday my manual transmission gave out... on the way home from work my clutch pedal stuck to the floor as I entered the freeway. I had to pop it back out with my hand. Before...
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    Question about Bulb for 04 Sunfire

    Hey, I'm looking to "upgrade" the headlights on my car. They are the H11 bulb type. Question, buying a XenTec H11 6000K Xenon Bulb should work in my car right? <a href="http://www.amazon.com/XenTec-6000K-Xenon-Ultra-White/dp/B0013CRFA2/ref=sr_1_12?ie=UTF8&s=automotive&qid=1213391297&sr=8-12"...
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    Amsoil 5w20XL 6907mi, 04 Sunfire

    2004 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L 140HP Ecotec Mi/HR on Oil: 6,907 miles Mi/HR on Unit: 129,617 miles. Sample Date: 05/25/08 Make Up Oil: .5 qts. Amsoil 5w20 XL (5 quarts) Purolator Oil Filter and Air Filter. ALUMINUN-----2 CHROMIUM-----0 IRON---------6 COPPER-------2 LEAD---------0 TIN----------1...
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    Fuel Filter Problems

    For awhile my car has been running really badly. It would take 2-3 cranks to start it up and once running it would be very sluggish - especially on takeoff (like lugging the engine). Also noticed that when I hit the gas it would take .5-1 seconds for the RPMs to show I hit the gas. I tried...
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    Apple Valley, CA Sunsets

    Check out some sunset pictures I captured in Apple Valley on my way home from work yesterday. <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/bigmcguire/2265259380/" target="_blank">Flickr Linkey 1</a> <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/bigmcguire/2265258818/in/photostream/"...
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    Hummingbird

    Managed to snap about 10 shots of this hummingbird. This is the best shot: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/bigmcguire/2254321574/" target="_blank">Humming Bird Flickr URL</a> And the actual picture for those of us who don't like to click on links: <img...
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    Changing Oil

    I promised some pictures of me changing oil.... Here we go, <img src="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2080/2237787645_fa1bf025ce.jpg" alt="" /> Yep, thats Amsoil SSO 0w30, Royal Purple ATF, and a Purolator Oil filter and Air filter (not shown). The spark plugs were the wrong type so I didn't...
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    Amsoil SSO 0w30, 7,754 Miles, 04 Sunfire

    Comments: This is the longest oil run that we've seen from your Sunfire yet and wear looks great! This oil was run a little more than 2,000 miles longer than the average for the 2.2L and your wear still read at or better than average levels. That's a good sign that you operate and maintain this...
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    Spark Plug Help

    I recently ordered spark plugs... I got some APP104 Autolites from Nappa. However, I open the top part of my engine and see APP5263. See the size difference? <img src="http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2055/2237302266_a34607050b.jpg" alt="" /> It looks like the APP104s work for the old 2.2L...
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