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    Car Vac Recommendations

    Metrovac makes the best vacuums...made in the USA Nothing else compares.
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    1950's Service Station Video (Colour) - Standard Oil

    I pumped gas at a local Mobil station in the late 60's. It was SOP to clean the windshield, check fluid levels, and give out free gifts. Drinking glasses, silverware, or S&H Green Stamps.
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    What's everyone's favorite wax while you dry?

    Sonax Spray and Seal works great, and super easy to apply.
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    Vehicle sighting - '68 Ford LTD

    Fords rusted faster than any other make, especially in areas that use road salt in the winter. Driven daily, they were rusted out in 5-7 years.
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    RX 350

    Atomic Silver with a black leather interior. Great color combo.
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    RX 350

    Bought a new 2018 Lexus RX 350. Traded in a 2003 Lexus RX300 that I got $4k for. Got over 15% off MSRP. Great car.
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    Last time you purchased new vehicle.

    4 weeks ago......2018 Lexus RX 350 This is the second Lexus, and the first one was flawless. Great cars!
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    How long have you gone with an expired registration?

    I Mass., most of the police have plate readers. Pass one with an expired registration and you will get stopped in about a minute. Here, an expired registration = vehicle towed....and lots os $$$
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    alternative to 75w85 gl5 in toyota tacoma

    I have Amsoil Severe Gear 75W-90 if the front diff, the rear diff, and the transfer case in my 2013 Tundra. 48k miles and zero issues.
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    Cars that used to be "common", but are gone now

    It depends where you live. If you live where they salt the roads, most cars don't last 10 years before rotting out. Everytime I go to the southwest, I am amazed at the older cars still on the road. Rust is the culprit!
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    Optima AGM

    I have had great luck with Optima Red Tops. The last 2 batteries have lasted 10 years, and the current one is 5 years old,
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    Just picked up a 1998 ford expedition

    Other areas to look at: rusty brake lines, rotted exhaust manifolds, rotten A/C lines
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    Smith & Wesson M&P Shield

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: PW01</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Has anybody done the Apex trigger upgrade? </div></div> yes, and well worth it. The trigger pull is much netter.
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    Compressing shocks

    Get a Jeep bottle jack with the long handle at the junkyard. They have a "U" shaped saddle that I use to push the shock up to bolt it. If you think KYBs are hard to compress, try Bilsteins...... <img src="/forums/graemlins/mad.gif" alt="mad" title="mad" height="15" width="15" />
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    "Special" trans fluid for 2017 Tundra

    I just did a trans flush on my 2013 Tundra. It took 12 quarts of Toyota WS fluid.
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    Which electric grease gun

    I have a Lincoln, and works great.
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    Walmart Auto Service - Rant

    I was in a supermarket the other day, and the bagger was 95 years old. WW2 vet that still had some life left....cool!
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    Favorite Big Block of all time??

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: SilverSnake</div><div class="ubbcode-body">455 Olds. Bullet proof. </div></div>
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    Toyota Differential fluid

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: ARB1977</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I just bought Amsoil Severe Gear 75W90. No issues for 30K miles on my last fill. </div></div> That's what I run in my 2013 Tundra...front, rear, and transfer case.
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    post your latest transmission lubricant change.

    12 quarts of Toyota WS transmission fluid in my 2013 Tundra.
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