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    Mazda Skyactiv GDI issues??

    Just curious if there are any issues with Mazda's 2.5 Skyactiv? Do they suffer valve buildup? Any reasons to avoid this engine?
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    Blu V7 Best Buy Exclusive

    Bought my wife the new Blu V7 Best Buy Exclusive phone. Excellent value for $129.99 3gb ram, 64gb memory. So far she is loving it.
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    Need Help ID'ing a Snapper

    I aquired this Snapper Hi Vac for free and I'm trying to identify what year it is.
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    2012 Buick Verano 2.4 60k OEM Spark Plugs Pics

    Here are pics from the factory AC Delco plugs out of my 2012 Verano with right at 60k on them. I replaced them with another set of OEM Delco Iridium.
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    Fram Ultra XG9018 15k

    Here are pics of a XG9018 with 15k , spread out over 3, 5k oil changes using Supertech Syn 5w30. Engine is a 2012 Ecotech 2.4 GDI.
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    E85 effects on GDI valve buildup?

    Was curious how does E85 does in regards to intake buildup on GDI engines?
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    Car Dealership Rant!!!!

    So, ive been looking around at used 2014+ Buick Regal Turbo's and I found one on the website of a local dealer. I proceeded to contact them about it, make an appointment the following day to look at. I even got an email that morning making sure I was coming. I get there and before I even see the...
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    Carquest Red Oil Filter R84060

    Dissected a CQ Red Fram made RA closeout. It came off my Ram with 7500 miles. Oil used was QSUD <a class="lb-image-link" rel="shadowbox[142075a19dc55b0aba]" href="" title=""><img...
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    Free shipping or Not????

    When you guys are shopping online especially eBay does items that advertise free shipping make you more likely to purchase it?
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    Travelstar tires???

    Has anyone here used Travelstar tires? They seem to get pretty good reviews and they are priced very aggressively. Just looking for real world reviews.
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    5.3 LS 300k Busted Piston

    Here is a pic from a 2003 Silverado 5.3 with 300k. It broke a valve which caused it to punch a hole in the Piston and trashed the combustion chamber. This truck was bought in 2006 with only 40k and it has always used M1 5w30. I'm impressed with how clean the tops of the pistons are. The rest if...
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    2012 Buick Verano 2.4 DI Ecotec Oil?

    Looking for opinions on which would be the best oil for a 2012 Verano with DI 2.4 . It gets about 60 miles a day. Looking between QSUD 5w30 or M16 AFE 0w30. Plan is since it's DI only run the oil around 6-7000 miles. Which would be the better choice between QSUD & M16?
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    Just picked up a 2012 Buick Verano

    Just picked up a sweet 2012 Buick Verano with only 23k on it. It has the Ecotec 2.4DI and was wondering what oil and filter combo everyone was using.
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    Blu Android Cell Phone?

    I was wondering if anyone has a Blu Android Phone? How is the quality? What are your overall impressions of the phone?
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    1980 STP 10w-50 Oil Ad

    Check out this vintage 1980 ad for STP 10w-50 Oil. I love how they claim 15,000 miles. Did any of you use this back in the day? <a href="" target="_blank"><img...
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    2015-16 Mazda 6 Real World Reviews?

    I am currently considering a 2015-16 Mazda 6 and was curious if any member here has one and what kind of reviews would you give it?
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    Rock Auto Carquest Oil Filters

    Just received my order of CQ filters from RA. Got 7 of them for right at $15.00. Included 6 Red and 1 Blue. These are for my 2014 Ram 1500 5.7 <a href="" target="_blank"><img...
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    SSD Question?

    Im looking to upgrade my Asus laptop to a SSD. The current hard drive is a 500gb. Should I stay with that current size in a SSD?
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    Kohler Courage 20hp Spark Plug Recommendation

    I need to replace to OE Champion RC12YC in my 20hp Kohler Courage. Was wondering what would be a better plug than the Champion?
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    2009 Supercharged SRT8 Oil Choice?

    I own a 2009 Dodge Challenger SRT8 w/ 6.1 Hemi, Procharged putting 500 hp to the wheels. Car specs Mobil 1 0w40 and that is what I have been using. My question is should I use a different oil? Oil temps are around 205-215 degrees.