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    Westinghouse iGen 4500 Generator

    Folks, Haven't posted here in about ten years but I'm back and have a quesiton. We recently purchased a Westinghouse iGen 4500 inverter generator for use as an emergency backup for our house. As many others do, we have a good amount of food packed away in the freezer so we don't need to visit...
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    my first time...

    This past Sunday, I used GC for the first time in my BMW Z3 1.9L. I must admit I really didn't expect to notice a difference in the vehicle. Normally I have been using Mobil 1 0w-40 for the past few years and sort of figured all theGC craziness on here was hype. For example (but DEFINITELY...
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    Piston Slap Solution and 5w-20 Confusion...

    This fine nearly Spring morning (65F) I fired up my Chevy Silverado and watched neighborhood children and small animals flee in horror from the racket that resonated from beneath my hood. My pseudo-wife quickly announced that the time has come to make a commitment, so off to the Ford dealership...
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    GC in high revv'n engine

    I've been using Mobil 1 0w-40 in my 1998 BMW Z3 1.9L (toy) for quite some time. As many of you know from my "Found GC/Angry Girl Friend" post I recently located a supply of GC. Is GC appropriate for this high revving and hot running engine? Would I be better off stay w/ Mobil 1? ~Sail...
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    German Castrol 0w-30; ANGRY Girl Friend

    Good News: I located the first stash of GC in my area today at the Auto Zone in Pasadena, MD. I was excited and immediately crammed all 12 of them into a basket. When I got to the counter the cashier guy rolled his eyes and told me "some guy in Baltimore is going to really be @#$! off"...
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    SuperTech 10w-30

    I picked up a 1 gallon container of Super Tech 10w-30 today at Wal-Mart and was a bit surprised to see a ACEA A3 rating on it. The only other 30 weight I've seen with an A3 label is BMW's rebranded Castrol. Anyone know where we can get more info on Super Tech? ~Sail
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    Poyal Rurple

    I dragged my step dad to PepBoys with me today to find an exhaust flange gasket. To my surprise there was Royal Purple 5w-30 on the shelf for $3.99. At first I thought it must be a misprint but the cashier confirmed it was correct. My step father looked at me like I was nuts when I got all...
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    Piston Slap.... thicker oi????

    I have a 2002 4.8L Chevy Silverado w/ 63,000 miles that has the infamous "piston slap" problem that GM refuses to do anything about. At start up, especially in cold weather, the engine makes a loud knocking sound for about 30 seconds. It's really quite embarrassing and attracts alot of...
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