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    Hazet 916 HPL

    Great tool and worth every penny paid.
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    Harbor freight in trouble

    A stockroom clerk at a HF store is no authority on the status of China prodiction capacity. Neither am I. But being currently in the manufactuing side of the business, I do know there is a huge lull in import volumes from China. Down 30% at major west coast ports. This lull reflects the dwell to...
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    VW TDI “Short” MANN Fuel Filter

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by racin4ds</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Wow that old filter is black! Surely not a good sign OP... usually indicates oil getting into the fuel or very dirty fuel.</div></div> This is a dieselgate vehicle. Car sat about...
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    Air Compressor Selection

    Hopefully these homeowner scroll crompressors come down in price. They are very quiet. <a href="" target="_blank">https:/<wbr>/<wbr><wbr>eastwood-elite-qst-30-60-scroll-air-compressor.html</a>
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    New to me 2014 Passat TDi- T6?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by whizbyu</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Has anyone ever tried or are familiar with Motul's 8100 X-clean?</div></div> Yes I ran it for 10k miles. No issues and never had to make up a drop of oil either. A couple months...
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    New to me 2014 Passat TDi- T6?

    Stick with the 507 approved lubes. The Common rail TDI 2L has relatively tough requirements for ring land cleanliness and skirt durability. No reason to save $10 over 10000 miles to use something that may compromise performance. 504/507 products. are easy to come by on the web and finding 5L...
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    VW TDI “Short” MANN Fuel Filter

    This is what MANN calls out for ‘15 2L TDI. Quite a bit shorter than stock. Normally I would of not installed but the linked bulletin says it is OK. Replaced original OEM UFI (made in Tunisia) which had 38k miles on it (dieselgate car). <a...
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    Valvoline Premium Blue Restore

    They may be saying use a cheap filter and leave it in as they may be compensating some customers on warranty policy.
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    VOA Eneos Racing Street 0w-50

    Napa by me has halfa case of this stuff on close out for almost 2 years. $20 a liter or something. What OEM specs an 0w50?
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    LG Red in a VW DSG trans?

    Just use the Pentosin kit and forget about it. Home brew cocktails have no place in this kind of trans. <a href="" target="_blank">http:/<wbr>/<wbr><wbr>literature/<wbr>Pentosin%20DSG%20Kit.pdf</a>
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    Stalwart tools

    According to their web site, all the tools are made in USA and carry a lifetime no hassle warranty. Available at Major big box retailers like Bed Bath & Beyond, Home Depot and Target. Just kidding. That would never happen. Happen Rhymes with Craftsman .... <a...
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    Correct oil for flat tappets

    Just about every current CK/CJ oil carries an approval from an engine manufacturer for an engine model using pushrods and standard flat hydraulic lifters (not roller lifters).
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    Oil Prices in Europe

    This is the motor oil selection at the Bauhaus. Mostly Liqui Moly and Castrol. Plus a large suite of Liqui Moly additives. Most everything >40€ 4Liters + VAT.
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    Oil Prices in Europe

    Couple examples of what motor oil retails for in Germany. These are pics from a big box DIY store (Bauhaus) and gas station on the Autobahn. Expensive stuff. The 4L of Liqui Moly 15w40 HDEO was the least expensive available.
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    looking for a good less costly 15-50 motorcycle oil

    There is a seller on eBay with Motul 7000 "full synthetic ... ester" for $34/4L in various weights. If somebody wants a JASO MA "full synthetic" this is a decent lower cost option.
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    1993 Hilux 3.0 diesel

    W712 according to MANN.i would check with a couple other filter suppliers first to be more certain...
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    EBC Brakes

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by FlyNavyP3</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by hatt</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I just ordered EBC rotors and pads for the 2010 Camry. Did I waste...
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    looking for a good less costly 15-50 motorcycle oil

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Kawiguy454</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Ive been using M1 15-50 in everything wet clutch for years without issue. My 2012 C-14 has 42K miles zero issues. The 200+HP H2 .m.</div></div> M1 15-50 is $26 for 5-quart jug...
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    Motorcraft 5W-50, 1742 miles, 2016 Shelby Mustang GT350R

    Titanium. Isn't the 5w50 Castrol Edge Pro / Supercar "infused with titanium" per their marketing lingo? Not sure this would show up on a UOA. Perhaps Castrol is Motocrafts' source.
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    PBF Energy acquires Shell’s Martinez refinery

    I went to that Shell facility a couple times. SAE student tour I recall thinking "I'll never effing work here - i'll be Dead at 30 years old" and I lived downwind of Chevron Richmond with all it's stink.