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    other uses for starting fluid?

    that was my plan just thgouth I would check to see if there are any other clever uses for it that would warrant keeping it.
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    other uses for starting fluid?

    thanks for the reply.... I am looking to see if there are any other clever applications for starting fluid
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    other uses for starting fluid?

    hello I just removed my lawn and got rid of my lawn mower and no longer need the can of starting fluid that I have, not sure if should hang onto it... are there any other uses for it?
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    Oil that is currently available for a 2000 Passat VR6

    Hello - My sister is in town with her 2000 Passat VR6 Her oil is low and dirty and I was going to change it for her. Does the engine take 502.00 oil? Any recommendations for oil that is on amazon? she lives in the San Francisco bay area so not too cool and not too hot I believe it takes...
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    17mm hex allen wrench tool uses?

    Hello I have a 17mm hex allen tool used to remove the transmission / transaxel manual transmission oil fill and drain plus for the first generation water cooled VWs, think 1975-1985 VW Rabbit. I no longer have the vehicle and have the tool sitting around. Are there any other popular...
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    new tpms installation slow leak

    HI I recently got a new set of wheels, tires and tpms sensors. I had the tpms sensors installed and then the tires. I have a slow leak in one of the tires. I suspect the valve core is not fully tight. Can I tighten it while it is under pressure (36 psi)? Can I just tightened it or do I...
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    My Joes Tire Pressure gauge reads 3 psi high. Recommendations for a new one?

    ok I just got back from costco. I had a different car with me. I pulled into the nitrogen self filling station. I set the pressure on the station to 33. And connected it to all 4 tires one by one. The Costco Tire Technician loaned me the shop digital Accutire Gauge Here is what I measured...
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    My Joes Tire Pressure gauge reads 3 psi high. Recommendations for a new one?

    true I am on my way to costco now to compare... I'll report back my results
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    My Joes Tire Pressure gauge reads 3 psi high. Recommendations for a new one?

    Hello I have had a Joe's Racing 0-60 psi tire pressure gauge for about 5 or so years. Before I bought it I did a bit of research and it seemed to be one of the better ones on the market. I just came from the tire shop and learned that my gauge reads 3psi high compared to the system that is...
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    Storing Winder Snow Set of Wheels what to do with hubcaps?

    Hello I have a sent of winter wheels/tires that I just removed from my vehicle. They are steel wheels with hub caps. Kind of a silly questions but should I store the hub caps separately or snap them back onto the wheels? I was going to lean them against the side of my house as compared to...
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    Neon Green / Yellow "Peel Here" Sticker on Steel Wheels?

    Hello I noticed each of the steel wheels on my 2021 RAV4 has a neon yellow / green "Peel Here" sticker. What are these for?
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    TPMS sensors - Do they draw current from their batteries when not paired?

    Hello I just received a set of 4 TPMS sensors that I ordered online. I noticed that the date code on them for when they were made is July 2019. So almost 3 years old. Does this mean that some of the battery life is gone or do they only consume battery current when paired to a vehicle?
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    Are the TPMS sensors the same for Toyota Factory Steel Wheels and Toyota Factory Alloy Wheels?

    Sorry my comment was slightly inaccurate. The final assembly point was Canada.... that being said assembly could have started in Canada or the US or elsewhere. So yes what I am saying is the the vehicle could have been partially assembled in a country other than Canada.
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    Are the TPMS sensors the same for Toyota Factory Steel Wheels and Toyota Factory Alloy Wheels?

    Ah.... I think I am on to something.... It seems like 42607-0C091 is for vehicles with the tradition key and 42607-06030 is for vehicles with the smart key ( push button start / keyless entry). Can anyone confirm this? It still doesn't address my initial steel vs alloy wheel question.
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    Are the TPMS sensors the same for Toyota Factory Steel Wheels and Toyota Factory Alloy Wheels?

    thanks.. I was initially going to get the programmable type and clone them however I am able to get to the Wheel Set Change Mode on my vehicle through the buttons on my steering wheel and they vehicle will relearn the codes. And I believe it allows two sets to be stored so I should be good...
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    Need Set of 4 Tire Pressure Sensors for Toyota

    wow, that is inexpensive 4 for under $40 total , that sounds too good to be true. My 2021 RAV4 has a mode that I can get into via the dash / steering wheel buttons that will allow me to register relearn the the new sensors. Its called "Change Wheel Set Mode". So I won't need a tool to...
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    Are the TPMS sensors the same for Toyota Factory Steel Wheels and Toyota Factory Alloy Wheels?

    Hello Here is some background info: I have a 2021 Toyota RAV4 LE which was purchase new from a Toyota Dealer in California, vin number starts with 2 which means the the vehicle assembly began in Canada, it doesn't mean it was finished being assembled there. The LE comes stock with steel...
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    Need Set of 4 Tire Pressure Sensors for Toyota

    HI I need a set of 4 aftermarket Tire pressure sensors for a Toyota, The toyota part number is 42607-0C091 426070C091 looking for recommendations for a quality aftermarket sensor. Thanks
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    0W20 or 5W20 ok to mix?

    sorry I wasn't clear. I have some 5w20 bottles lying around and none of my current cars call for that weight. So I sort of want to get rid of them.
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    0W20 or 5W20 ok to mix?

    Hi I was going to help a friend this weekend and change the oil in her 2019 Toyota Corolla It takes 0W20. I have 3 quarts of 5W20 Mobile Full Synthetic sitting in my garage. I also have a jug of the 0W20 Full Synthetic from Kirkland. Actaully I bought both of these oils at Costco. The...
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