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    19 4Runner M1 0w40 11k oci

    I own a 19 4Runner and yes they are a cartridge- have been for at least 8 or 9 years, so I don't know what the "orange can" is about.
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    What oil in the new 7.3 Ford gas engine?

    Wonder why they couldn't have made it 7.2 or 7.4? Gonna be lots of confusion with a million 7.3's already out there.... <img src="/forums/graemlins/smirk.gif" alt="smirk" title="smirk" height="15" width="15" />
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    Opinions Mobil/Toyota

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Villalobos</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> Order for local pickup at a Toyota dealer, $31 with tax for a case of 6 quart. </div></div> I'd use it too if I could find it anywhere near that price. Local dealers all...
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    What was the first synthetic oil you ever bought?

    Mid 70's Mobil 1 in a VW Rabbit. Sent them a nasty letter because it used the M1 like crazy when it used almost none on whatever regular oil I'd been using. They sent me a refund and said something like "yeah some engines do that". I wouldn't touch M1 for many years after that. Use it...
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    Kirkland 5w 30 oil specs from Warren

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by tblt44</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by wdn</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Does Costco also sell a 0W20 oil?</div></div> I think they do but my...
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    Not impressed with Deka batteries

    I've had great luck with Deka deep cycle AGM's sold by Sam's Club. Had a pair of paralleled AGM grp31 on my travel trailer that lasted almost 5 years. They were bought in the east as Duracell. They died finally on a trip out west and oddly Sam's doesn't seem to sell deep cycle AGM's in the...
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    US/Canada Border Crossing

    I'm an older white male from the south- I've read that that is a targeted segment on the Canadian side- seems a Canadian prosecutor stated they were the biggest group arrested for having undeclared firearms. Also read some real horror stories of people having their RV's or regular vehicles torn...
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    Can't connect to RockAuto

    Been having the same problem with Spectrum not connecting to Rockauto.com. Been doing it for a week EVERY morning- then magically every afternoon it works. Very frustrating. BTW I connect instantly 24/7 if I switch to my cell modem on Verizon. Spectrum is full of problems could not connect...
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    Ford Oil specs

    The regular Mobil1 5W-30 with the "Advanced Full Synthetic" label now shows it meets Ford WSS-M2C946-B1. The big question is did they change the formula or did the existing oil get the certification? I have a stash of Mobil1 5w-30 that doesn't show the B1 spec and some that does....all bought...
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    New Problem after Switching Oils...

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by madeej11</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Why did you stick with that dealership ? I know you were getting free oil changes but that didn't matter because you were supplying the oil. Overtightened oil drain bolts and 300...
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    Looking for a good American made battery.

    Had a Deka/Duracell AGM from Sam's Club die this week- 2 yrs old. Had a 3 year warranty so they gave me another- it is also a Deka/Duracell but now shows Made in Mexico.
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    Sam's club receipt checkers.

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: eljefino</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: BJD78</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> I know the receipt check is on the contact, but if I just told...
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    Ford 6R80 transmission

    As for durability of the 6R80> In the Transit at least the number of frictions and steels varies according to which engine is in there. The 3.7L engine gets fewer than the ecoboost and diesel. Don't know if this is done in other applications of the 6R80. And it isn't just a crossmember to...
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    Parts store stupid customers

    Went in to a local AP store looking for a rear drum brake spring for my Ford F series. Guy looks and says they carry NO brake parts at all for Ford pickups. I of course said that can't be, Ford pickups are the number one selling vehicle in the world..... So he spins the monitor around and shows...
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    Tacoma V-6 Oil Suggestions

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: JerryBob</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> Toyota seems to go back and forth between 5k and 10k OCIs on Tacomas. </div></div> That puzzles me- I have a 2011 FJ Cruiser with the same V6 and they call for 10K oil...
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    Just put in some TGMO

    OP didn't say what vehicle he wanted to go 10k on but Toyota allows it for many of theirs.
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    SOPUS fuel redemption prgm will turn some ppl off

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: CELICA_XX</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> Some stations accept them, some do not. You have to check the web site. </div></div> Website is frequently WRONG making it even more of a PITA.
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    SOPUS fuel redemption prgm will turn some ppl off

    I finally threw my dang card in the trash. Got tired of all the hassles trying to use it..constantly getting denied at stations that supposedly take it. Made me quit buying their oil too....
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    A thumbs up for Fluid Film

    I love that stuff...my problem is it is hard to find locally. One John Deere dealer I've bought it from by the gallon in the past no longer carries it and claims to never have carried it!
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    what is friction modifer/limited slip additive?

    I have changed oil on my F350 rear axle with LS probably 5 times in 200,000 miles. Don't know why but several LS additives I tried did not do the job. Only the Ford LS additive worked. It sure does stink!
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