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    Not impressed with Deka batteries

    The OEM (Johnson Controls) AGM in my 2012 Ram has been in service 7.5 years now. The first 4 years were winters in the Great Lakes region with high ambient temperatures from 106°F summer of 2012 to -17°F & -19°F during the Polar Vortex winters there the next couple of winters. The last 3.5...
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    Advantage of ethanol free fuel?

    It's as always, due to Federal (all 50 states of the USA) RINs programs, and service stations that have a seperate underground tank for segregating E0 fuel are quite uncommon across most of the 50 states of the USA as evidenced at <a href="http://www.pure-gas.org"...
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    Who mades the AZ/AAP "AGM" Battery?

    Right now Pep Boys has 25% off instantly online (but if requested in-store will apply the same discount), plus a $40 rebate on Champion (and Bosch) AGM batteries. That brings the cost of the 94R / H7 battery for my truck from $194.99 to $106.24; 45% discount total after rebate for DIY...
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    Post your latest oil change

    Wife's 2017 Ford Mustang GT Convertible Special In service : 1 year / 9K miles Out: 8 qts Havoline Pro DS 5W-20 GF-5, Mobil 1 M1-212 (no A) oil filter In: 8 qts Quaker State Ultimate Durability 5W-20 GF-5, fresh Mobil 1 M1-212 (no A) oil filter My 2012 Ram 1500 5.7L Big Horn 4WD In service: 1...
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    Propene, polymer with ethene use in motor oil

    There is the IUPAC naming convention, but it is relatively unpopular with marketing forces. The USA is absolutely not alone in this, Europeans use gas oil as a synonym for diesel fuel; in the USA gas oil is a petroleum distillation fraction from both atmospheric and vacuum dustillation processes...
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    E85 is getting killed by low gas prices

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by y_p_w</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Nyogtha</div><div class="ubbcode-body">MTBE and related gasoline blending ethers have suffered a worse fate...
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    EPA says to finish E15 gasoline rule before summer

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Rmay635703</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Nyogtha</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div...
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    E85 is getting killed by low gas prices

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by y_p_w</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by Nyogtha</div><div class="ubbcode-body">There are alternative oxygenates that don't have issues of phase...
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    E85 is getting killed by low gas prices

    Yet nationwide RINs costs and trading, nationwide ban of MTBE, nationwide vaolatility waivets for E10 and pending for E15 make the legislatively guaranteed market and financially disadvsntage all other gasoline blend stocks as well as E0, which the o e-party-system fks decry being pointed out as...
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    E85 is getting killed by low gas prices

    There are alternative oxygenates that don't have issues of phase seperation, also high octane, widely used outside the US including Western Europe. In their heydey in the US these proved to be economically superior to ethanol as a gasoline blending agent. Banning those proven alternatives in...
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    EPA says to finish E15 gasoline rule before summer

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by BigD1</div><div class="ubbcode-body">More gas stations around here during the last couple years have started selling non-ethanol. Price is jacked up compared to the common E-10. If big oil has a problem with the E-15...
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    Questions about Maverik gas

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by csandste</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Not all Top Tier is labeled on the pump. Not all c-store personnel would know what you're talking about if you asked. In fact my estimate would be 5 percent. I'm sure I saw Circle...
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    Unusual Jury summons.

    Here in TX our LTC uses the same photograph on file from the state DL or ID directory and issues a card that looks much like a state DL or ID. Extremely similar layout to photo, name,address, dates, etc placement with a different title. I had no idea there were "CCW Badges" for sale out there...
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    E85 is getting killed by low gas prices

    E0 gasoline is NOT banned in Texas, but sells att a legislatively mandated disadvantage due to FEDERAL legislation and promulgated rules. TiredTroller is caught in his own doublespeak. Here's an additional USEPA link to complement all the other factual links I've already posted. <a...
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    E85 is getting killed by low gas prices

    YOU continually CHOOSE to deliberately miss the point that every break legislatively given to ethanol is at the national level, not done by individual states, as posted links show. INCLUDING RINs costs and trading, volatility exceptions for VOC emissions, etc. Do you EVER read the information...
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    The Resurrection of Exide

    The only automotive battery I ever had a terrible experience with bore the Champion label. It was a spiral wound design sold at Sam's Club last decade. I replaced it with an Interstate after the third failure in a little over 3 years, the Interstate soldiered on for 5+ more years and was still...
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    CARQUEST #84502, CUT OPEN

    I have a good stash of Wix and Frampion made CQ Blue 84899 oil filters I accumulated shortly fter the CQ supplier change to Purolator.
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    CARQUEST #84502, CUT OPEN

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by ZeeOSix</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted by CR94</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally...
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    Australia now world's largest exporter of Natural Gas

    Known as autorefrigeration. I see the "Boil Off Compressors" in the simplified diagram posted by 4WD. Kinda like the way an air conditioner or refrigerator works, except those are closed loop processes, hence not "auto". Hence the need to vent on the ships to maintain liquid state - via open...
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    Australia now world's largest exporter of Natural Gas

    At what temperature are you basing your statement on? There is a Critical Pressure, and a Critical Temperature. I looked it up - waiting for a scrip fill - Tcrit is 190.55°K, so not practical on this planet but is on a high gravity gas giant. But I perceive the post to be the recovery...
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