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    2004 Solara No Crank No Start

    Hey everybody, Got a difficult problem here. 2004 Toyota solara 2.4l auto. One day it would not start. No lights or radio, wouldn't even crank. Checked the starter, brand new (under warranty) and tested working. Brand New battery (also under warranty). I've tried cleaning all the positive and...
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    Car brand that burned you so bad on reliability you'd never buy again?

    BMW. Had an 02 BMW 325xi and nothing but problems with it. Struts, window regulators breaking multiple times. e46 so it had the head gasket issue throughout ownership.. had it from 132k to 145k. 12mpg. steering clunking issues and oil leaks. In the cars defense, I didn't know anything about cars...
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    Post your favorite racing cars

    McLaren F1 GTR came with BMW 6.1L V12 <img src="https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/attachments/usergals/2020/04/full-75193-42829-1998_goodwood_festival_of_speed_15781190981.jpg" alt="[Linked Image]" class="post-image" style="height:auto!important;max-width:100%!important;"/>
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    2AZ-FE. Does viscosity matter for oil consumption?

    how do i unsubscribe from this thread. I've had enough lol
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    2004 toyota solara tranny slipping

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Donald</div><div class="ubbcode-body">As other have suggested I would check the basics. If its still an issue then can you do the work or need to pay to have it done? It you cannot swap in a used transmission, I would...
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    2004 toyota solara tranny slipping

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Oro_O</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Could be low on fluid, but I can never tell because the tranny dipstick is extremely...
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    2004 toyota solara tranny slipping

    Hey guys, I have a 2004 toyota solara with a 2.4l 2azfe engine and auto transmission with 180k miles. Recently, and this is happening more and more, after doing 55-65 mph on the highway, I exit the off ramp. Now when I'm merging with local traffic, if I press the accelerator I hear a grinding...
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    American owned filter companies

    Who is Fram owned by? I thought they were American as well.
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    Royal Purple 20-400 12,440 miles

    Hey guys, Here's my Royal Purple oversize filter I had for just under a year, 2 OCI's. Build date was 03/28/13. Bought it from the Pepboys I used to work at. Enjoy! ADBV was soft and there were no tears or other concerns. Lots of gunk stuck at the bottom, but nothing concerning as far as I can...
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    Coleman ct200u running rich with rough idle through handlebars

    Is it possible that running seafoam through the engine will help? I don't want to inadvertently break something on it. Fastlane, I'll adjust the idle as well. Pretty easy to do with this engine
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    Recommend a workhorse "no frills" snowblower

    I just bought a 9 year old craftsman snowblower. 9.5 hp with 29 inch clearing capacity for about $350. Tecumseh motor, runs well, but have not run it in the snow yet. I like the electric start feature, but pulling it is just as easy. Seems like the PO took good care of it, but I won't know until...
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    Coleman ct200u running rich with rough idle through handlebars

    yes, it's off. cold or hot, vibration doesn't go away.
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    Coleman ct200u running rich with rough idle through handlebars

    Hey everyone, It's been a while since I've posted. I got a deal on a Coleman ct200u mini bike at Sams Club last Saturday for 400 bucks plus tax. Problem is I'm getting a lot of black smoke coming off the exhaust and on to the mud guard which means the carb is running rich? New to carb...
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    [cut open] TG 4386 20,000 miles

    thanks for cutting it open! Still running my RP oversize since february. Pretty sure I'm gonna leave it in for a year or 12k at least
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    Pep Boys for the win

    Here's the address. Ask for Chris or Indra in service, ASE Certified. Parts almost everyone is kind and helpful as well. Pep Boys #0348 1321 Sunrise Hwy, Bay Shore, NY 11706
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    Pep Boys for the win

    So some of you may know that I worked for Pep Boys in Long Island almost a year ago. While I was there I got my tires which I bought from Amazon, installed and got the "lifetime alignment package". I was skeptical paying about 150 with a coupon, but since then I've used it three times. First...
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    2000 - 2005 Toyota 4 Runner vs Nissan Pathfinder

    My mom had an infiniti QX4 2001 which was the same as the pathfinder of that gen. Ran great up until 2015 when my dad starting using it as a work truck. Came with all the bells and whistles. Rear heated seats in 2001 lol. But the downsides were that the suspension sucked, rear entry even as a...
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    PUP--Why did opinions change?

    I've worked in retail for a few years now and those with no brand loyalty tend to save the most money. Most, if not all synthetics are top notch these days. The details matter for users here who have specific needs relating to viscosity and add packs to name a few. If you're just using the car...
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    What do you feel is a reasonable OCI for synthetic

    personally, if I short trip it, I'll change it at 4800-5000 miles. German Castrol did not look good when it came out. Engine also had some weird noises. Changed the oil and all is well now. If it's highway driving I'll push it to 6-7k, but does it really matter when you have a huge oil stash?
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