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    Ford 351W oil filter best value

    With such a short OCI, I'd stick to a orange can PH8A. Or leave the Ultra in place for a few OCI's. Stay away from [censored] Motocrafts! The 820s is one of the most notorious P/N's for tearing media.
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    Motorcraft FL820S cut open 2k miles

    Still making junk filters, no surprise! It's been 5 years now, you'd think quality control would have stepped up by now at MannHummel! But clearly, they just don't care. I'll never run a M+H product on anything I own ever because of how negligent the company has been towards quality control and...
  3. J

    SHELLL motor oils : Dropped ?

    Because QS and Pennzoil sell better. I'd go for those if it were me, slightly better add packs too.
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    '08 Corolla noticable varnish after Castrol GTX

    Varnish isn't anything to worry about it, but keep an eye on it. If it turns to sludge then you got issues to address!
  5. J

    Unused oil filters go bad?

    No they don't go bad, as long as they don't rust or get a bunch of junk in them, can be stored for years and used anytime.
  6. J

    Hondas without oil filters

    One thing that sold me on the TTR230, it has a cartridge filter that's a snap to change. No worries here! Both bikes are essentially the same though otherwise. Can go years with routine maintenance.
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    Oil for 1968 Ford 390FE V8 engine?

    Have a old '67 F250 HighBoy that has a 390 out of a 1968 vehicle. Far as I know it's stock, and runs on a 2 barrell carburetor so it's not making gobs of power. I've been running 15W-40 Rotella in it, but as I understand it, the zinc levels have dropped substantially in the new formula so should...
  8. J

    Fram extra guard

    Got 8k on a 3614 in my Tacoma right now, ran the last one up to 10k also with no issues.
  9. J

    What's your item that you hoard?

    Gold and silver, but there's no such thing as "too much" for me when it comes to those items!
  10. J

    Stranded at home!

    My buddy who lives in Montana with me, went there with his fiance to visit her family over the holidays. Sent me a video this morning from Golden Hills with about a foot of snow on the ground. I jokingly told him he brought some Montana with him! Lol
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    What’s the most expensive car new that you bought used?

    Probably my Buick, I think it was around $48k new and I got it for $3500 in April with 125k miles.
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    Any 0w-30 oil users?

    Been running M1 AFE in my Tacoma for 2 years now I think? Nothing to report, and got a great UOA on it with 10k awhile ago, said I could take it to 12k if I wanted. Not bad for vanilla M1!
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    Should I run an AC Delco Ultraguard gold?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by JHZR2</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Circa 2000? I drive my truck around 1000mi/yr, maybe less. Did last oil change around 2000 miles back in 2016 or 17. Going to do one today. Have a bunch of filters, but still have...
  14. J

    MOTORCRAFT FL-500S CUT OPEN

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by bullwinkle</div><div class="ubbcode-body">That's a smooth move, then it a serious cold snap hits & the 10W40 won't flow, Ford bounces his warranty. We've had 3.7 Transit engine issues ourselves, Ford does all they can to...
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    Fram XG7317 20k miles cut open

    Nice, you have the same oil drain pan as I do!
  16. J

    Does full synthetic make your car run better ?

    I run syn in my Tacoma and dino in my Buick, I can't tell a difference.
  17. J

    Who Makes the Best Class 8 "Semi" Truck These Days?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Silverado12</div><div class="ubbcode-body">It's hard to beat a W900 K-W or 379 Peterbilt. A favorite engine of mine was the Detroit Series 60 pre emissions. We did have a couple engines throw a rod though but most made...
  18. J

    Shattered glass

    They probably wanted to steal it and realized it was a manual and couldn't! Sorry for this, at least it was only the glass and not the paint or body damaged.
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    Keep with Conventional for 2001 Buick?

    I use Pennzoil conventional in my 03 Park Avenue with the same engine, only supercharged. Car burns a bit of oil, not much, but I don't wanna have to keep adding expensive oil each time it needs it. 144k on it, and best road car I've ever owned. On the DexCool issue, it's known to eat through...
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    Oil Recommendation for '66 Cadillac 7.0L

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by GumbyJarvis</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Delo 400 LE 15w40? Save 15$ via rebate <a href="https://chevronpromotions.com/" target="_blank"> here</a> If you can find it. Tons of zinc, tons of boron, dash of moly...
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