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    VW: small group of engineers did it

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Astro14</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Bring forth the scapegoats.... Someone had to approve this...and it wasn't those engineers.</div></div> My guess is that a technical (or possibly non-technical) manager decided...
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    neighbor wises up-dumps his 2012 equinox

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Hootbro</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> So are you your neighbors conscious or does he actually make independent decisions that may or may not fall into line with your thought process. </div></div> Ummm...the OP's...
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    Buying "Salvage"/"rebuilt" title cars

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: bvance554</div><div class="ubbcode-body">It doesn't take much these days for a car to be deemed totalled by an insurance company. </div></div> +1 My '94 Lexus LS400 has a salvage title. Accident in 2012 when it...
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    These new cars are getting to be to smart for me

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: OneEyeJack</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> Finding solid older cars, pre 75 for California smog exemption... </div></div> Almost. It's 75 or older.
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    Crashed brand new Ferarri LaFerrari within minutes

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: fdcg27</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The buyer is undoubtedly a reasonably bright guy. He could not have otherwise afforded the car. </div></div> Undoubtedly. Y'know, because all rich people earn their money vs...
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    It "came that way" from the factory... Q.C.

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Ducman</div><div class="ubbcode-body">So what was his point exactly? I deliberately put that comment in as the first sentence for a very good reason. I put it to you, you ought to go through my responses on the matter...
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    It "came that way" from the factory... Q.C.

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: SumpChump</div><div class="ubbcode-body">First off let me say that this is not a complaint post, life is too short. In that vein, I'm not looking for answers or comments of " you should have got a Mercedes"...not my...
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    Rockauto rant

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: buck91</div><div class="ubbcode-body">So, purchased some wipe blades off Rockauto back at the end of August.</div></div> <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: MNgopher</div><div...
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    AMPCO Oiler and Running Lean?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: The_Eric</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: moving2</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div...
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    AMPCO Oiler and Running Lean?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Shannow</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> Only other question that I had was did you REALLY have burned valves, or were you getting duped ?</div></div> Thank you, Shannow. This turned out to be the best advice of all...
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    I'm done with maintenance

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: dishdude</div><div class="ubbcode-body">So after hanging around here for many years, I've come to the conclusion [...] dumping factory fills early and changing fluids that aren't outlined in the maintenance manual are a...
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    AMPCO Oiler and Running Lean?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Trav</div><div class="ubbcode-body">That depends on the source you used for vacuum, ported or manifold vacuum. You would not want to use manifold vacuum with one of these as manifold vacuum drops off as RPM increases...
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    AMPCO Oiler and Running Lean?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: OVERKILL</div><div class="ubbcode-body">IMHO, not discussing the proclaimed merits of the device precludes us from being able to discuss that the device may have caused the issue. </div></div> What I was hoping to...
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    AMPCO Oiler and Running Lean?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Shannow</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> Did this installation meet your expectation of the claimed benefits ???</div></div> I see you keep asking the same question after I don't give the answer you're looking for...
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    AMPCO Oiler and Running Lean?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Shannow</div><div class="ubbcode-body">OK * I doubt that a small vacuum leak form the oiler would give you a CEL. * The leak would be at part throttle (which is where these things inject all the lubricant, none at full...
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    AMPCO Oiler and Running Lean?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Shannow</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> I've used them on old soft iron headed cars that I ran with LPG...no not the brand name and part number that you have but I also used a lubricant that was specifically for valve...
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    AMPCO Oiler and Running Lean?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Lapham3</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I just have the older glass versions, but the jar empty 'induced leak' would be small and I'd think any problem show up with at idle along with it's largest vacuum 'pull'. You...
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    AMPCO Oiler and Running Lean?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Lapham3</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Now don't bite my head off, but I use these oilers in some 50 year old cars and would doubt that they would give you this problem in old or modern engines. </div></div> Lapham3-...
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    AMPCO Oiler and Running Lean?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Shannow</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Pretty useless posting anything in this, as if it doesn't fit your strict specification on what answers (and indeed discussion) are acceptable to you, you will ignore...
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    AMPCO Oiler and Running Lean?

    Disclaimer: I am not asking for your opinion on the use of an Ampco oiler in a modern vehicle, and any such posts will be ignored. I've been using an Ampco (Marvel Mystery Oil) Oiler for it's claimed benefits: "provides critical valve to seat lubrication, which is now absent from gasoline, and...
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