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    Hyundai Elantra warranty question?

    My 2017 Elantra SE with 100k warranty is just approaching 30k miles. I have been doing the 3,750 mile/6-month oil changes which meant two a year. My work schedule changed and am driving more. Would like to do 5k or 6 month oil changes. Oil I will be using is mostly 5w-20 Pennzoil Ultra...
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    Recommendations for Switch and Wireless router

    I do not use Wifi and connect 3 computers and a Smart TV by LAN cables. The wireless router ended up next to my bedroom downstairs. Would like to move the wireless router upstairs by the Smart TV since someone is giving an Alexa Firestick to the owner of the house. The backstory is I have an...
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    Name this part, replacement options?

    I have a cable error on a HP ProDesk 400 G2.5. I found the board where the M.2 drive is mounted had some pins that broke. I have been searching with no luck in identifying or finding the replacement part. Thanks!
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    Junkyard Giraffe Tail Oil?

    Victoria, the Giraffe from Victoria Falls is having rust on her tail. When she arrived from Africa it seemed she was coated with a heavy coat of some type of oil. I guess they missed a few spots. I am fresh out of Giraffe Tail oil. Can you recommend a worthy substitute? I want to thank...
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    Air Filter Guage for HVAC?

    I have been using allergy filters in the home HVAC for years. Several household members and a cat are sensitive to air quality. Last year the filters I used were no longer available. I switched to a 3M Filtrete 2800 Ultrafine Filter. These are pricey. When I was at SAMs I purchased Filtrete...
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    The Day Windows Support Died

    Had a family member with a message Windows 7 support ends today. I had a Windows 10 computer ready to go. This is the family member that she was not concerned about internet security. Some of you may remember she let someone remote into her computer and the router. I always have a back up...
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    Internet speed doubled. Why?

    A few minutes ago my Internet went down. Powered off/on router and modem. Internet came back. Last speed test was 115 Mbps. Now it is 230 Mbps. Here is the backstory. Family member thought TV bill was too high. Last week called number on the Spectrum bill on how to reduce cost...
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    Battery diagnosis

    On Saturday my 89 year old Marine stepfather passed putting a lot of things in motion. I had to take care of business and he is 70 miles away. I was due for an oil change so last night when I parked I checked my mileage to get a head start on my oil change. I had one minor problem. l left the...
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    Mission Impossible: The Giraffe

    I have been asked to secure and rustproof a metal Giraffe arriving tomorrow. All I have is a picture of it and shipping company said weight was 300 lbs to 450 lbs. A crew will need to put in place. My job is keeping it upright and spraying it with a clear spray to prevent rust. So here is the...
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    Phone plan and Iphone for travel?

    I have someone who travels to various countries. Issue is with ATT it can be expensive. Looking at T-Mobile. Looks like they have better options for travel at a reasonable price. Looking at the Unlimited 55 plan which would be cheaper than ATT. Please enlighten me on T-Mobile. She is in...
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    Fender Bender insurance advice?

    Was parked at work 3-11:30 pm. I work at a house in a busy subdivision. After work I got gas at QT about 1 mile away. Noticed my drivers mirror in folded position. Noticed mirror was gone. Drove back to where I parked. Found the mirror in the street where I parked. Then I saw the bent...
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    Improving Windows Update in May

    The May 2019 update will give more control even for Home users plus other nice things. <a href="https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2019/04/04/improving-the-windows-10-update-experience-with-control-quality-and-transparency/#8FmIJrmMxdeHeiu3.97" target="_blank">Improving the Windows...
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    How long are cell phones supported?

    I have an LG G Vista 2 from ATT. Best Smart phone I have owned. Like the call quality, camera, stylus, and replaceable battery. The downside is it is heavy, leather case wears out, and it has fallen out of the case onto the floor. My first one started getting dark spots on right side of...
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    Vibration feeling after new tires installed?

    On 12/31 I purchased Continental True Contact Tour 91H tires for my 2017 Elantra SE. They were great until I got onto the interstate. It felt like the wheels were bouncing over 60 mph, but I felt no vibration in the steering wheel. It is hard to explain. I hear a sound that was not there...
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    Small cracks Nexen N'Priz AH8 Shoulder?

    Did second rotation on my 2017 Elantra SE. First rotation at 7,082 miles. Today rotated at 14,900. Noticed a pattern form on most of the tires. This was the most noticeable example. This tire was originally the drivers side front tire, then passenger rear. These are 195/65R15 T-rated tires...
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    Basic to Android cell phone advice

    I am helping someone with an LG 329G SafeLink phone as they transition to an Samsung Galaxy J3 Luna Pro Tracfone. The primary use is for safety. To call and receive calls. There is no use for email, though it looks like I will need to set up a Gmail account. He did mention playing games. So...
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    Windows Update Strategy?

    Today Windows Update installed 3 recommended updates on HP 6005 Pro SFF running Windows 7 Pro. After update computer would not recognize hard drive. I was able to go into boot menu and choose hard drive and was able to boot and restore computer prior to Windows Update. I did set Windows...
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    10W-30 Conventional, my worst fears

    I came here with an oil burning Saturn, and when I sold it had 5 gallons of Chevron Supreme 10w-30 left over. Was not planing on using it on the Elantra, but after research here and reading very informative posts by an Australian Hyundai owner I changed my mind. In that part of the world...
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    Need Windows 7 Pro ISO

    I have the COA. I have no disks. Microsoft says: <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The product key you entered appears to be for software pre-installed by the device manufacturer. Please contact the device manufacturer for software...
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    Spoofed: Return of the Toolbar & other Adventures

    This is the follow-up to last two threads: <a href="https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4760486/1" target="_blank">Hacked Thread</a> <a href="https://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/4759929/1" target="_blank">New computer advice</a> I...
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