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    Ranger fails to restart after hard braking

    when you have a crank no stark on these fords, check for voltage at the fuel pump. if no voltage, replace the fuel pump control module. i did this today on a 2015 taurus that was not part of the recall and the oem ford module was listed as one of the "good" ones but it was bad. no voltage...
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    07 Accord 2500rpm shudder

    the vtec solenoid and oil pressure switch (not the normal oil pressure switch ) need to have oil level at the top of dipstick marker at all times. if the solenoid is bad, get an oem one. while many aftermarket items are ok, it is a very common complaint in k-series that the aftermarket ones...
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    Ignition Wires

    you can check ohms and also run the car in total darkness and look for very faint/dim arcing like static electricity appearance. new cars with COP's won't need anything except a coil and recommend to do all at the same time
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    QS conventional $1.54/qt

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by GMguy84</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Is this is blend or dino ??</div></div> dino
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    Honda engine Vs Nissan

    my accord went over 500k miles. it was an F series engine with a belt. the H,D,F series 4cyl)all had belts, the K series (accords and civic si, rsx,tsx) 4 cyl all have chains. chains are good but not maintenance free, the guides and tensioners should be replaced
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    Scotty knocks it out of the park again.

    he used to do a morning show segment in houston and his answers were so general and useless. caller would say their car wouldn't start and he'd say something like "maybe you're outa gas or your battery is dead"
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    Fatal explosion when replacing fuel pump

    i would only use a vacuum to remove gas (edit--and i'm talking about a hand pumped vac like a mighty ac extractor)
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    What's the proper oil for a push mower

    in push mowers with a briggs, i've always used anything 30wt. after the original fill, i usually just use 5 or 10w-30 and have never had a problem.
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    Oil extractors?

    if you have a big enough shop vac, you can put a gallon or 5qt jug inside, run the plastic tubing (ice maker line) into the shop vac hose outlet and use a plastic bottle top to plug it. no mess at all or get a 5 gallon bucket and lid, install ice maker line on one side, and shop vac hose to...
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    QS conventional $1.54/qt

    just be sure to check the barcode and the walmart app. i think this might be sn but clearance so not really sure
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    QS conventional $1.54/qt

    that's why i check the walmart app to confirm <img src="https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/attachments/usergals/2020/04/full-19392-43979-21676764_49cd_4c79_a9b1_d45f8d8bcfb6.png" alt="[Linked Image]" class="post-image" style="height:auto!important;max-width:100%!important;"/>
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    QS conventional $1.54/qt

    sku is 43803336 check your zip code on here but it was on the walmart app <a href="https://brickseek.com/walmart-inventory-checker/?sku=43803336" target="_blank">https:/<wbr>/<wbr>brickseek.com/<wbr>walmart-inventory-checker/<wbr>?sku=43803336</a>
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    QS conventional $1.54/qt

    your results may vary but walmart has conventional quaker state for $1.54qt i saw 5w-20 and 5w-30 at this price
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    Shell Pennzoil $22 gift card rebate 2/2/20 to 2/23/20

    so this is a gas card? lol min is still being processed which is the longest i've had to get a shell rebate. i just did it and didn't even look at what the card was lol
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    Electric Power Washer recommendation?

    i just bought a ryobi electric and it made my 20 yr old wood fence look new. whatever you get, buy the "pump saver" lube to flush out the water after use.
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    Mobil 2020 rebate

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Jackson_Slugger</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Code RMN25 = 25% off online orders ($50 max)...</div></div> yes but oils are usually excluded. i use aap for brake rotors but that's about it.
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    Is this a good floor jack (and deal)?

    i have the low profile 3ton from harbor freight and it's been great over the last 6-7 yrs and it was around $80 when i got it.
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    5w-20 vs 5w-30

    i don't care about fuel economy, but would like your opinions about when the manual says both 5w-20 and 5w-30 are acceptable. i've always run 5 or 10w-30 in my vehicles. climate is not a concern as i live where it's well-within all of the temp ranges. vehicle is a 2018 santa fe with the 2.4 gdi
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    Most important tire performance parameter?

    my main concern with tires is wet performance. the way the roads are paved nowadays, there's usually some standing water. as far as dry performance, a bald tire would probably be ok, but any water, and it's deadly. so wet performance and tread wear are my main concerns
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    New Altimax RT43 Owner

    i ran them on a sonata and they were great. might put them on a charger. they have good wear characteristics
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