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    Nissan Blue

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Kira</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Hello, I side with the rat. The pale blue long-life coolants available are all pretty similar, no? Have some original Nissan coolant or a jug Beck and Arnley generic blue long-life...
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    New 2014 Mazda 6 Skyactiv Grand Touring!

    Beautiful car!! Great mileage too.
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    Breaking in a compressor

    Break it in according to the directions with the HF oil. Don't waste your good stuff on a short break-in. JMO
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    Auto Extra 61851358

    Normal on Denso, some WIX and AAP's house brand (I forget the name right now.
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    Drain Filter If I Reuse It?

    If it is easy to get to, I choose to drain the oil out of the filter mount. I have never had an issue getting the filter sealed back on properly. That is just the way I do it.
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    O'reilly's house brands now both made by WIX- pics

    Cut open a MicroGard the other day and construction was not like a WIX but it was sturdy and I was pretty impressed at the way it held up to a pretty tough OCI. (10-11k 1 year). Great deal.
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    Thoughts on 5W-40 for a turbo engine

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Miller88</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I wouldn't run a 0w-40, just because it's not mentioned in the owners manual. Want to keep warranty happy. </div></div> I disagree. I don't see any problems with using a 0w40 as...
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    ATF Drain & Fill When Warm ?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Clevy</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: demarpaint</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I prefer to do it warm, drain it, measure it, replace it, then...
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    Took the day off work

    78F right now. We hit 85F yesterday a new record high for Melbourne FL. You guys need to move to FLORIDA!!!!!
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    DIY oil change for Maserati 2002 Coupe.

    I think he meant a picture of your car, not the oil. I want to see the car too!! Pennzoil Ultra 5w40 is a great oil and may I suggest Mobil 1 0w40 or Castrol 5w40/0w40 which are all oils that can be had for a much better price when on sale. Obviously your car does not ask you to meet very...
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    Noisy Valvetrain with Castrol Edge 0W-40 API SM

    Olas, don't take anything personal. We all get blasted every once and a while:) OP: Acoustics are very interesting. I seriously doubt you have a problem and I would just finish this run and go back to what you used with no issues (Helix 5w40).
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    New Board Member Seeks Opinions of FrankenBrew

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Donald</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I would not bother with a VOA. If you are just trying to use up jugs that are partially filled with oil, then I suppose its fine. But I would not mix my own blend to be better...
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    Air bubbles in engine oil??

    Get rid of the Ceratec in the next run. Use a good oil and that is all you need.
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    2013 Silverado / 5.3L / Mobil 1 5W-30

    Looks good. The sample is 5100mi but it is not the factory fill right? Did you dump the FF immediately?
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    So I got a new Car..Which Oil? Dart 1.4L Turbo.

    Really read that owners manual. earlyre has some good info as well and it appears that you can use most API SM/SN 5w40's. You have Syntec as an option, M1 0w40 and even Rotella. Just pick what is reasonable. I seriously doubt you will have any problems using any of those oils. M1 0w40 is a good...
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    Pennzoil 0w/40 vs 5w/40

    Very good question and I think it is another Pennzoil marketing goof-up. I do not know why they just did not combine all specs into one oil. Mobil has been able to combine the specs they need into M1 0w40. There is no advantage to using the 5w40 unless it carries a spec that you need for...
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    Any value in getting TBN + TAN of trans oil?

    It would be nice to see how this "lifetime" fluid is holding up and TBN/TAN would be one of the only reasonable ways to check that. It is your money so it is easy for me to say. You are changing it anyway so it doesnt really benefit you to fork out the extra money.
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    Beards

    I have rocked a go-tee for 5 years. I can't shave it off, no one has ever said anything negative to me (about the beard anyway lol) and I am in the medical field with constant contact with the public. BTW.... I hear Chuck Norris' beard trims itself. <img src="/forums/graemlins/grin.gif"...
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    BMW "Synthetic" 5w-30 2011 BMW 335xi 5150mi

    No apparent fuel dilution. Did this oil smell of gasoline? I think you have a winner here so nothing to worry about. Thanks so much for the post!
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