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    How many of you detail your cars and trucks??

    does driving through the free car wash when i get a fill up count as detailing?
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    i used to do some bracket racing at the now defunct detroit dragway, and also at a little 1/8 mile track near van wert ohio. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="images/icons/grin.gif" />
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    Toyota Tacoma 2003 break-in

    i have a 01 tacoma with the 2.4, i asked the dealer about their recomendations for oil,filter, etc. now this is my dealer, they recomend, toyota brand oil, or mobil-1 and toyota brand filter, or purolater pure-1 filter. i do my own oil changes and use m-1 oil and the toy. filters, toy. filters...
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    Are we really accomplishing anything?

    wow ed, wish i could afford to call my hyundai a throw away car. for me its top of the line, and has to last 100k at least.and iam keeping my fingers crossed i can afford another new hyundai, when the time comes. a throwaway car? to me thats something that costs less than a dime, inch long...
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    Are we really accomplishing anything?

    beats me, i chng oil at 6000 miles, i use mob-1 and a o.e.m. filter toy,suz,and hyundai. my dad uses k-mart 10w-30 and a k-mart filter changes every spring and every fall regardless of miles 175k on a 92 dodge dakota v6, dont use any oil, dosent blow any smoke. maybe hes lucky or iam throwing my...
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    Car Polish?

    you remember where you got it? i have always had great luck with a product called gel-gloss they sell it at home depot and other hardwares for fiberglass counter tops and showers. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="images/icons/smile.gif" />
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    Best filter for $6 or under

    dont know how good they are, but i buy oem toyota filters for 5.95 and oem hyundai filters for 4.95 they both look like the same filter except for the color, but that price at the dealer is as good or better than a pur-one at murrays. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]"...
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    Toyota Web Site and Synthetic

    how bout that, my toyota dealer recomends mob-1 across the board, for all the makes they sell. they are a toyota,honda,suzuki,hyundai and kia dealer. maybe they get a deal from the mobil supplier. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Confused]" src="images/icons/confused.gif" />
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    Stuff that is NOT required in a modern car

    prob. depends on how the vehicle is used, both of my cars are comuters that get driven aprox. 20k a yr on the highway,other than oil and filter changes at 7k i dont chang any other fluids, i trade them in at 100k havent had any probs. my toyota pickup gets driven about 7k a yr , short trips...
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    advice please?

    tomorrow is my day off, and iam going to change oil on the car, owners manual recomends auto trans fluid change at 50k, and iam close to that. car is a suzuki metro, should i drain what i can from the pan it has a plug. take it in for a complete flush,or drop the pan, do it that way ? <img...
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    new used car what oil?

    i just bought a 2000 metro, 1.3 auto with 43k on it. should i stay with the 5w30 dino oil and the 3000 mile oil changes that the previous owner did, or will i be ok going to mob 1 5w30 and 6000 mile oil changes that i normaly do on my other cars? <img border="0" title="" alt="[Confused]"...
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    great boat info site

    this is a great site for those who own power boats <a href="" target="_blank"></a> <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="images/icons/grin.gif" />
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    Advice on a Straight 30W Synthetic

    al, i have a 5500/8500 watt genrac,running the furnace,fridge,freezer, a few lights,and the tv. it was running 10 hrs on 5 gallons. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="images/icons/smile.gif" />
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    best brand of gas?

    hate to throw a wrench into the discussion here, but i am employed by one of the large pipline companys that handles transportation for almost all the oil companys, and they swap product so often it would make you dizzy.mar/ashland, bp/amoco, equilon aka shell, citgo, sun, they pump gas back and...
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    Advice on a Straight 30W Synthetic

    harbor, i have been using the volvo 30 wt in my kohler 14.5 for 3 seasons now, and also havnt had any of the lifter noise these engines are known for. also use it in my 8500 watt generator have a briggs on that. remember that ice storm last winter? my genset ran nonstop 7 days in a row. no oil...
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    Advice on a Straight 30W Synthetic

    run down to your nearest volvo penta marine dealer get a qt.of volvo penta marine full synthetic 30 wt. oil. sure you got plenty of marinas up your way, if not they carry it downriver <img border="0" title="" alt="[Big Grin]" src="images/icons/grin.gif" />
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    Do you put your auto in N when stopped?

    in hot weather if iam idaling for more than 60 seconds i shift to neutral.
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    do you let your engine "warm up" before driving?

    only a sencond or 2, but my garage is heated, and i keep it at 60 degs, so it should be an easy start for them.
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    French to Control Speeders from Space

    ooo la la will one of them citreons even go that fast? <img border="0" alt="[freaknout]" title="" src="/forums/graemlins/gr_eek2.gif" />
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    Amsoil and Redline

    i think mobil 1 is factory fill on the z-28, at least that way your sticking with what gm engineers intended. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Smile]" src="images/icons/smile.gif" />