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    Does anyone know the PepBoys battery warranty?

    I bought a Bosch battery back in Jan 2007 and it failed on me last night (cant keep a charge). I still have the receipt which claims 36/96 month warranty. The first 3 years are full replacement, but I cant find the details of the prorated warranty. I checked the website, called the local PB...
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    Synthetic a waste at this mileage/burnoff?

    You ever replace the PCV system on this car? They tend to drink oil if its all plugged up. My 97 volvo is at 198k and I use the same oils as the OP.
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    Mobil Super HM (conventional)

    Wasnt there a VOA or UOA on this oil recently? If I recall, it didnt look so great.
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    Oil for '97 Land Rover Discovery SE

    Im a big fan of using rotella dino or T5. No sense in buying the T6 when I do 3-4k OCI. Ive also had good luck with M1 10w-40 high mileage.
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    Why no 5w-40 High Mileage Oil?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: BobFout</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: sven98</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Just wondering why none available? I a big fan of using HM oils...
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    Why no 5w-40 High Mileage Oil?

    Just wondering why none available? I a big fan of using HM oils in my truck and old Volvo. But when its cold out, I usually go with a "regular" 0w/5w-40.
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    Refilled a floor jack with JD Hydro oil

    Like the title says...I have this 15 year old floor jack (unknown make) and I used some John Deere hydro oil that I had laying around. Filled the jack through the fill plug and bled it. It works awesome now. I can raise it to max height and it holds. So my questions is: Was this the right oil to...
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    Found a good product to free stuck lock cylinders

    I use the CRC QD Electronic cleaner for just about everything. The other day I noticed that the drivers door and fuel door were getting harder to turn. Just a few blasts inside the lock cylinder and bam! Works perfectly. I just let it dry for a few minutes and followed up with powdered graphite...
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    Disposing of coolant

    Always check your local govt websites for this type of info. The OP location is Chicago so after a few minutes of googling, I found this site: <a href=""...
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    Help! How Do You Get Wax Off The Black Plastic

    Windex and a stiff brush.
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    Mobil 1 Sticker

    I went to the above link and asked for stickers and here's the response I got: "Dear Customer, Thank you for contacting ExxonMobil. Unfortunately, our office does not have any promotional items to offer. If you are interested in purchasing such an item, please visit the following website...
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    Is A Switch To M10W40 Problematic?

    M1 0w-40 is SM so you should be fine.
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    Mobil Delvac 1300 15w40 Synthetic blend?

    AAP is totally wrong. If you click on Specs, they also list it as High Mileage Oil. Boo
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    Recommended Oil for 2000 Land Rover Range Rover

    Im a big fan of using plain ole Rotella 15w-40 in the LR V8. In the winter I drop it down to 10w-40 T5. Ive also had good luck using M1 HM 10w-40 too.
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    Oil Change - MMS on 2009 Honda CR-V

    Our 08 CRV is averaging about 9-11k miles before hitting 15%. I use synthetic 5w-20 in the summer and 0w-20 in the winter.
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    Why Not Use HDEO in Everything?

    I use HDEO in all my older vehicles and lawn mowers. But with our newer Honda, thats calls for 5w-20, I dont feel comfortable using HDEO.
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    PICS! Subaru 204K miles under valve covers...

    Whoa, looks great. Have the head gasket ever been done, or is that all original?
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    PCV System Question

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: bepperb</div><div class="ubbcode-body">No. </div></div> Yes. Here's a typical setup... <img src="" alt="" />
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    PCV System Question

    On a V-style motor, the PCV takes fresh air in on one valve cover, and draws air out (blowby gasses) the other valve cover.
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    Smallest / Largest Oil Sumps ? (on cars)

    Smallest - I know old school VW bugs held about 2.5 quarts. 30 weight