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  1. Mikek13

    What Keith at Dan Wesson said about 1911 rail lube.

    Morning folks.. Just got a new black 9mm TCP and doing some research about lubes and found this.. ========================= Keith DW said: Grease is great is theory. In reality, guns get dirty when shot. Has anyone noticed what happens to grease around dirt? It grabs it like a magnet. So what...
  2. Mikek13

    If you could only have one battery charger...

    My GF needs a 12v battery charger and I'm tired of lending her mine. She needs one that can charge a riding garden tractor and car battery and likes my old analog everstart 2-12-75 amp charger I inherited from my dad rip. But I need the analog for when my smart charge wont charge if voltage is...
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    Have a few oils to choose from, except the recommended 10w-30..

    Hey folks.. I just bought a toro Recycle Lawn Mower with the honda GCV 160 engine this spring and need to change the shop oil, but I don't have any or SAE 10W-30 detergent oil. I do have some old SAE 30 though.. I also have.. Mobil one 5w-30 Valvoline HD Diesel 15w-40 Rotella T 15w-40 allot...
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    Honda fit. Honda MTF or amsoil?

    Hey everyone.. I was pretty much ready to use amsoil synchromesh transmission fluid 5W-30, but read there was a failure or two but never determined if it was the amsoil. Which MTF should I use in my 07 fit? Thanks!
  5. Mikek13

    Rusty paint chip touch up suggestions.

    Hi guys. I need a little guidance on this one.. My 97 cummins has a bunch of small rusted paint chips on the front. I was thinking sand and treat the rust with ospho, but a body guy said I should use carpro's Iron X paste instead. And another said forget touch up and paint the entire front...
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    Right stuff diff cover side, #2 case side?

    I'm changing out the oil of a dana 60 and 80 on a 97 dodge ctd. I spent allot of time removing the old silicone from the differential cover and case and decided I don't want to do that next time and ordered a few paper gaskets to try a method Ive had good luck with so far. Iv used this method...
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    DIY Penetrol, Fluid film, Krown, waxoyl, Sander's, Noxudol?

    I fell down another rabbit hole trying to decide which rust prevention product to use on my 97 cummins. The truck wont see snow or salt anytime soon but has a little rust I want to halt. If I had a Krown dealer around here I would use them, but rust prevention is only as good as how diligent...
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    Solvent to clean new rotella jugs for syntorq?

    My local trans shop has syntorque, or the dodge/Chevy equivalent but no containers to sell it in. <img src="/forums/graemlins/frown.gif" alt="frown" title="frown" height="15" width="15" /> Can I just drip dry a few rotella 1 gal jugs overnight and use those? Or should I use a solvent like...
  9. Mikek13

    What to clean shiny/slick away with before 303 Protectant?

    I just bought a used truck and the dash and plastics look good, but shiny slick. It's the first truck Ive bought that's actually nice enough to want to keep that way. What is a good safe product to clean and remove what ever the previous owner used before I use the 303? I didn't order the...
  10. Mikek13

    97 dodge diesel oil recommendations please..

    Hello everyone. I always research everything before buying and usually find myself here when it comes to oil. So why not just ask, because I always fall down the rabbit hole and this time found myself reading a thread about used oil being superior to new. lol. Anyway! I just bought a...
  11. Mikek13

    BP ultimate still the best bet? Ethanol

    Hey everyone.. Tis the season for oil changes and motorcycle prep. I don't ride my bikes as much as I used to and always filled up with BP ultimate because I was told is didn't have ethanol.. I use BP ultimate in all my gas engines. Today I filled up my DRZ after draining the winter fuel...
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