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    List of oil filters with 99% efficiency at 20 microns.

    As soon as I saw this I got excited, thinking I missed the announcement when FRAM EG went 99% at 20um at a bargain price. Then I realized this was an error. FRAM EG oil filters are 95% at 20um.
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    ‘07 Grand Marquis 4.6L | Valvoline Blend DP 5W20 - 4,809 miles

    UOA looks good. No doubt the misfire you mentioned contributed to the fuel dilution.
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    Switching back to 5W20 (SuperTech) for mpg!

    I can tell the difference between 5W-20 and 5W-30 in my Hyundai Sonata 2.4 GDI. I’ve never noticed a difference in any other vehicle I’ve owned, and I would’ve said you’re crazy if you said you felt a difference. After owning the Sonata, I don’t doubt anyone who says they can tell a difference...
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    Hyundai (kia) Warranty users for 2011-up theta 2

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/hyundai-motor-q3-net-profit-045926399.html $906 Million set aside in Q3 2022 alone just for engine issues. I’m fairly certain the failure rate is higher than 17%. Also consider the fact that many of these Theta II vehicles are already scrapped due to accidents, etc.
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    Heated Seats and Potential Fire Hazards.

    I suppose the full blast setting is for people with extra fat rear ends, which take up a considerable amount of real estate on the seat. Medium setting doesn’t stand a chance to the size of some waist sizes.
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    2017 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport AWD - 6-yr/70k mile Powertrain Warranty Comes Through in a Big Way!

    Sucks the turbo had to fail, but good thing Infiniti stepped up and took care of you.
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    2017 Infiniti Q60 Red Sport AWD - 6-yr/70k mile Powertrain Warranty Comes Through in a Big Way!

    Question, did the dealer know the vehicle was still under warranty when making the suggestion to replace the engine? It’s VERY rare for any manufacturer to replace an engine “just to be safe”.
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    How often have you actually seen exhaust leaks affect fuel trims?

    😂 I’ve been lazy! Thanks again for the info
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    How often have you actually seen exhaust leaks affect fuel trims?

    I need to check exactly where it cracked. Thanks for telling me it’s a common issue, I had no idea that it was.
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    Why 10K Miles Oil change may not be good!

    Looser fitting piston rings? No. Low tension piston rings? Yes. There is a difference.
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    How often have you actually seen exhaust leaks affect fuel trims?

    Funny this topic come up. The 2015 Impala 3.6 in the family fleet currently has a cracked exhaust manifold and it hasn’t set any OBD codes. Gotta get it fixed asap, the cabin stinks of exhaust fumes when sitting still.
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    Ford 3.5 EB w/ timing rattle - buy or walk?

    If it were me, I’d pass on the Ecoboost. They’re generally good trucks but it sounds like this one wasn’t taken care of.
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    2022 Crosstrek Drain Plug Crush Washer Replacement

    It’s “two tone” as a result of it being punched during the manufacturing process. With Hyundai and Kia’s there is no “correct” side to install the washer.
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    Thinking about buying a beater car

    No passenger seat, sounds like someone was shot or stabbed in that seat. Moving along…just keep your Camry. A beater car is going to require repairs to keep it going.
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    Quaker State QS9018 Chevy Malibu 5k

    The PF457G sold at Walmart is actually the OE Hengst. I’ve been buying them at Walmart for over a decade now.
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    Oil recommendation Genesis GV80

    Yep, this is true. Genesis valet services your car and is supposed to give you a loaner while yours is being serviced. They don’t want the Genesis customer ever setting foot in the Hyundai dealer. Genesis is about to start rolling out Genesis only showrooms real soon though.
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    GASOLINE ‼️ What is your to go favorite station ? TOP TEAR GAS

    I don’t see the need to suddenly go to Costco for gas if Kroger worked well for you for the last 7 years. Assuming no drivability issues. Just because gas isn’t labeled top tier, doesn’t mean it can’t keep your engine clean.
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    Fram TG 9 months, 4k miles. Rust!

    I can believe it if it was used while driving on heavily salted roads.
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    2017 Tundra Rental Review

    94,000 miles on a 6 year old rental is a lot. I wonder how many renters it’s had and what type of abuse/stupid things have been done to it. Nothing to do with the brand of truck.
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