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    Don't constantly top off an engine that burns oil?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: racer12306</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I refill when it gets to a qt low, but I also check the oil about every other gas fill up, so I know the trend. Not worth the effort to put 1/4qt in an engine. </div></div>...
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    Delo 15W-40 stops oil useage in 1987 B&S 3.5Hp

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: 4wheeldog</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I am betting that the rings were stuck, and the Delo had enough cleaners to unstick them. </div></div> That's my thought as well, if it were worn out the oil wouldn't have...
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    Delo 15W-40 stops oil useage in 1987 B&S 3.5Hp

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: funflyer</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Now if you go with a 20W-50 that Briggs will be just like new <img src="/forums/graemlins/grin2.gif" alt="grin2" title="grin2" height="15" width="15" /> </div></div> You read...
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    Delo 15W-40 stops oil useage in 1987 B&S 3.5Hp

    The QS was in a couple years total but only used a few times in '14 and set out '15 totally, not started at all... Was almost full but still it's same old smoky self when I started using it late March this year... The way it was swilling oil no chance I was going to change again, so started...
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    Delo 15W-40 stops oil useage in 1987 B&S 3.5Hp

    Stop may be a bit extreme but it's gone from needing oil at every second useage till still full after four cuttings... No it wasn't a miraculous cure... After a fresh change with QS GB straight 30W and using the remainder for add, I started adding the Delo... First couple cuttings with Delo it...
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    I wanna use a non VW approved "thin" oil in my GTI

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: GSCJR</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Use some conventional SuperTech 5w-20; It's exactly what your looking for. It's thin non-approved oil. </div></div> LOL No doubt correct...
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    Dumbing down used cars?

    The smart ones have readers/programmers that can turn off certain functions in the PCM... A CEL because if insufficient EGR flow??? No problem, turn that function off... My beater F-150 came from a private party and has no CEL, guessing it's been removed... It had no sign of being apart...
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    PYB in a 2010 Mustang GT

    A friend who has a Supercharged '01 Lightning that he bought new only uses conventional 5W-30 Valvoline, has around 135K mi of heavy footed driving without any engine issues...
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    Vintage Mobil 1 can

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: mjoekingz28</div><div class="ubbcode-body">1971-1979 is SE. But dont let that possibly fool you, since we know HM is SL and that spec is long gone. </div></div> But there were no HM oils before what?? mid '80s? In...
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    High Mileage Oil Choice?

    M1 HM cut oil consumption in my Grand Marquis from 2500mi qt to less than a quart in 5K mi... After changing to M1 there was probably a half qt loss in first 1500 mi and since has used far less... It was never quite full after change(approx 4/5 full) and I've added approx 1/2 qt, still not down...
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    20 Grades - Oil Consumption - NOACK - Stuck Rings

    And I don't really buy the low tension ring theory, Ford has used them since the first roller cam 5.0 Mustangs in 1985... Never seen NOACK was a issue in any naturally aspirated V8, but that was exact reason SD oils were developed, and no doubt later oils as well... I suppose it could be a...
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    Oil for VVT-i engines

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Trav</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> <span style="font-weight: bold">A warm 0w40 is thinner than a cold 0w20</span>, that fact alone tosses the myth right out the window. </div></div> And that's it in a nut shell...
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    Some progress on my 62 Renault

    Nice work on that trim... Was thinking about this project a few days ago, glad you posted...
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    "Tank on empty" website

    You guys would go nuts in my F-150, front tank gauge doesn't work, when it runs out I switch to rear... As a FYI it's never suddenly stopped, will get lazy and power drops to maybe half but it's NEVER stalled... Once I flip to rear tank it picks back up as if nothing happened(and gage reads...
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    Anyone want 20 quarts of Pennzoil Ultra Platinum?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: 06VtecV6</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: jdavis</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I have 5w-20 I got on clearance from Autozone however recently...
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    Intake vs. exhaust valve diameter

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Robenstein</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> Well too big of ports and intake valves can actually kill power if poorly matched to the cam and intended driving. In the old days for instance, the street Ford guys with a 351...
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    Automatic Climate Control

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: gregk24</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I usually don't use the auto feature on my Accord because it will jack the fan speed all the way up. I just don't like hearing it...I wonder if I can set it to auto and then change...
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    Intake vs. exhaust valve diameter

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Phishin</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Chris142.....Nope. there is a rule of physics called the conservation of mass. Supton: Nah. The piston acts like a pump.....it will pull any air in that it needs. If it...
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    1998 F-150 4.2L V6

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: umungus1122</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I always find it amusing when people disparage the base or lower tier engines in trucks and vans as "gutless wonders" or underpowered. They aren't supposed to be used for...
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    Fuel economy and oil choices?

    LOL our in town interstate are 55(Norfolk & Va Beach) & 60 mph(everywhere else), if you don't run 70 you'll get knocked off the road by someone running 80... Me? I could care less about MPG, get me there as quickly and comfortably as possible, I'm happy...
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