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    Dino oils available in Europe?

    Groups 1, 2 and 3 are all mineral oil or 'dino oil', undergoing varying levels of processing & refining. In Europe, we only regard Group 4 and Group 5 as 'Synthetic' Group 3 is labelled as Semi-Synthetic Groups 1 & 2 are labelled as Mineral. So yes, we do have them. You can ignore your...
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    VW oil is found where?

    VWs own-brand oil is labelled as Quantum. Google VW Quantum Oil - they sell it through all thier parts stores and they use it as bulk fill at all dealership service departments, and they keep it behind the counter at the dealership parts desk. Its made my BP Belgium so Ghent or Antwerp...
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    Fuel stabilizers for e10 gas - long storage

    The only additive that can protect against ethanol fuel is WATER. Add water, stir, drain the moonshine off the bottom and you have PURE gas! Just add water, stir and drain. Pure gas lasts a whole lot longer than e10. If you want more octane there are many additives available.
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    Is Redline Water Wetter Safe To Use?

    Pure distilled water is the best coolant available, but does not inhibit corrosion. RLWW contains corrosion inhibiotrs, but it does NOT play nice with any other coolant chemistry.
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    Pros vs Cons of upgrading to better filter

    There are no cons when upgrading to a better filter. It's better.
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    New dishwasher on order...

    It's not Politically Correct to use the term 'Dishwasher' In this day and age you are expected to call them 'Wife'
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    What oil for Formula 1 cars?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by ToyotaNSaturn</div><div class="ubbcode-body">0w-70? Why a zero-weight oil? Are they trying to reduce startup wear??</div></div> There is no such thing as SAE70, SAE grades only go up to SAE60.
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    What oil for Formula 1 cars?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> with their high revvin v8's they are fightin to retain mechanical effeciency. </div></div> V6 turbo, lower revs. V8s are LOOOOOONG gone.
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    What oil for Formula 1 cars?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Johnny</div><div class="ubbcode-body">t all of those extra little wings look wierd. .</div></div> They aren't built to look good, they're built to be effective. Aero>Aesthetics
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    Oil brand you've never used

    Most US brands, Pennzoil, Quaker State, RP, AMS, Supertech, Warren etc etc etc,, The only oil I haven't tried but actually *want* to try is the Honda Mugen Fish Oil used in F1 during the late 80s. Honda Mugen Fish Oil.
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    Mobil 1 Extend Performance High Mileage or Annual Protection 0w20?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by dgvu89</div><div class="ubbcode-body">No, it's not. But I guess Dexos Gen 2 help you to find the oils with best anti-wear protection.</div></div> No, Redline provides the best anti-wear protection and it is NOT Dexos...
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    Baldwin B5134 Coolant Filter Cut Open

    Remove and backflush the radiator to get a lot of material out, Also run the engine with a hosepipe stuffed into the waterpump, let it through the block and spew out before re-entering the rad.
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    Castrol edge vs Valvoline synthetic?

    I'm a valvoline fan because ML and VPBR. Castrol products are OK, I dislike them for personal reasons. We cant know which will be quieter until you try them both because every engine is different. Re cleanliness, look at VOAs for both, the one with more detergant and dispersant will keep the...
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    Blueing steel

    I dont know your location, however, every gun shop I can think of in my area offer a blueing service - leave the hardware with them and pick it up 1 week later.
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    Castrol GTX Magnatec

    I have heavy oak doors in my house, and steel hinges. I only use redline to lube my doorhinges because the extra zinc means I can stretch my hinge change interval to 5 years. 0w8 isn't even thick enough to lube a skillet before frying a steak <img src="/forums/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="wink"...
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    KTM 1190 Adventure oil viscosity?

    Do what they say during warranty, use Redline 5w40 outside of warranty. BIkes get hot and Redline handles the heat etter than any other oil. Very low VII content means it wont shear down to a 30, unlike most 50s which shear down to 40 quite quickly. (if you have a wet clutch I cant comment)
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    Have the "Dexcool" coolant flushed out of your GM vehicle...

    drain and fill with distilled, go for a drive to open the thermostat, let it cool down and drain. repeat 4 or 5 times over so you can be absolutely sure that you have got ALL the dex out. refill with whatever you want and be happy.
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    Should i change my oil change routine ?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by M119</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Same here, they're all A3/B4 too, and almost all of them are API SN.</div></div> I thought API specs were low HTHS and low SAPS? I've never bought any so could well be mistaken but...
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    Should i change my oil change routine ?

    I dont know how API classifications work, but I know that all oil sold in the UK that has 229.1 or 229.3 approval is also A3/B4 so therefore >3.5 HTHS, full SAPS.
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    Castrol GTX Magnatec

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by zeng</div><div class="ubbcode-body">In the world of oil marketing that's full of gimmicks,Magnatec isn't one according to numerous real life UOA's published from times to times . It's about oil polarity , among others...