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    Japanese Auto Styling

    Western/Asian cultures are very very different.
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    Wish We Hadn't Donated to Charity: Mailbox Overflowing Now

    "No good deed goes unpunished."
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    Uh Oh. Subaru Front Halfshaft CV Going Bad

    I would stick with OEM, Raxles (as mentioned above) or CVJREMAN.com. Let us know what you decide and a follow up report if you have a chance.
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    Help choosing the right oil

    You may want to consider Mobil 1 10W30 HM full synthetic every 3,000 miles. You have many options. Let us know what you choose with a follow up!
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    Platinum, Iridium, Ruthenium, oh my!

    OEM! Whatever the engineers designed for your application. Although; there maybe better alternatives. I defer to the Master Mechanics.......I'm smart enough to know that I'm not smart enough to know. If that makes sense. When in doubt. I always defer to OEM.
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    conventional wisdom rebuild axle or replace?

    OEM or <a href="https://www.cvjreman.com/cv-axles/" target="_blank">cvjreman</a><a href="https://www.cvjreman.com/cv-axles/" target="_blank">c</a>vjreman ''
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    Good inexpensive smart charger?

    U get what u pay for! FYI
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    Stolen Battery-New one on Me

    There are no consequences for property crimes. It's a trend around our Country.
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    A good cabin filter

    OEM!
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    My cheap old stock oil score!

    Nice find!
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    ???? Highest Detergent Motor Oil

    I agree about Valvoline and Redline ^^. You can always get a stout motor oil like Mobil 1 0W40 and add a can of BG MOA. Just know that oil has a carefully balance of detergents, dispersants etc, but it's your decision.
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    What is considered Modern Engine?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by UG_Passat</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Modern by what standard or timeframe? </div></div> That is my point! I couldn't find one. Just wanted different perspectives and opinions.
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    What is considered Modern Engine?

    Serious question, that maybe subjective. *Define Modern Engine: I'm always reading about modern engines in various contexts, mostly on BITOG. Did modern engines begin with fuel injectors? 1990's (20th century) or 2000's (21st century) or earlier? Opinions appreciated!
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    BITOG Has The Friendliest Members

    Humanity at it's best!
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    Help understanding Pennzoil Ultra Platinum oil

    Pennzoil Ultra has received the most complaints of "additive fallout" since I've been perusing these forums. I've read the archives and it's a constant concern. Just shake and pour or find another manufacturer. Shell is a major conglomerate and has an excellent reputation. I would like to...
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    Your Expectations Of New GF-6 Oils ?

    My expectations are that it meets the spec. I;m not a Chemist nor a Tribologist. Can't give an expectation without education and experience. There are several intellectuals on this board that can certainly answer the question. But, I would need to read published research (probably...
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    Flying while sick hurts!

    Hope you are doing better! Good health is most important.
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    Beck/Arnley

    Yes, they are built to OEM specs. Now, I have sent B/A e-mails requesting country of origin (parts) and they refused. Some auto parts are good. No complaints with their oil filters though. Good luck!
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    Phone number lookup

    Try <a href="https://www.spokeo.com/" target="_blank">Spokeo</a>
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    Strange Ice Formation

    Stalagmite ice....but I know it's not. Very interesting!
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