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    A fuse question

    One will blow first. Keep in mind that a 15 amp fuse will not always blow at exactly 15 amps. A continous 13 amp load may cause a 15 amp fuse to blow while an start up load of 17 amps may not. It isn't the current that causes a fuse to blow but rather the build up of heat.
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    Ridiculous idea from Lexus

    It isn't just the price of the car. Interest rates, dealer accessories, trade in, rebates, and payment terms still make a huge difference. I view this as a step in the right direction.
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    $1000 diagnostic scanner at HF

    "We guarantee this product to be free from defects in materials and workmanship 90 days from the date of purchase." Seriously, HF?
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    Severe service?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Dyusik</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: OneEyeJack</div><div class="ubbcode-body">You can reach normal oil temp in 5 miles of driving in the...
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    Used oil and cold temps?

    Yes. An oil's characteristics will change during the OCI. Generally speaking: lighter oils will burn off first and VII will break down. So in an extreme case, 0w-40 could resemble a 10w-30 after hard use.
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    Castrol SynBlend 5w/30 5,500miles 12 Canyon

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: wemay</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Looks good to me. Thanks for posting! </div></div> +1
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    Castrol synblend additives?

    <a href="http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/3439255/Castrol_SynBlend_5w/30_5,500mi" target="_blank">CLICK HERE</a> I believe that it used to use a sodium additive until very recently. Edit: I guess I was wrong. <a...
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    Question on freezer test..except warmer

    Not to attack the darling of the BITOG community, but... In order to achieve the cold flow properties required for a 0w oil, a higher percentage of VII are needed. That makes the oil prone to lose of viscosity from shearing.
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    Well I would say that does it for MAC for me.

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: DuckRyder</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Gabe</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Thank you, Merkava, for keeping this thread honest. </div></div>...
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    It’s official: America is now No. 2

    Still better than Canada <img src="/forums/graemlins/banana2.gif" alt="banana" title="banana" height="35" width="33" />
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    Well I would say that does it for MAC for me.

    Thank you, Merkava, for keeping this thread honest.
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    2AZ-FE head bolt removal socket

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: asand1</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Is bihexagonal the same as twelve point? </div></div> I am wondering this too.
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    Poll: Most recognizable shotgun silhouette?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: donnyj08</div><div class="ubbcode-body">probably a Remington 870 </div></div> This would be the correct answer.
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    wife wants to trade in her car

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: ram_man</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> We worked it out. It took a lot of effort on both sides for sure but it's for the better. </div></div> Well done! It takes a lot of strength and courage to keep a marriage...
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    Cost to service drum brakes?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Kool1</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Drum brakes are like a puzzle. Make sure you do one side at a time so you can look at the other side if you get stuck. </div></div> ^^ This.
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    Dealer service rant

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Dave Sherman</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> Don't think I'll be trusting them for any more repairs. I'm not even sure they looked at the mirrors at all. I'm still astounded that they determined the fuse was good...
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    Anyone using 0w20 in GM 3.1/3.8 5w30 apps?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: HerrStig</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I think this obsession with 0W oils is getting a bit out of hand in mild climates especially for engines where the oil is not specified. Northern US or Canada is something else...
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    2015 Colorado youtube

    I stopped by the dealer last Saturday, but they didn't have them in yet. My problem is that they cost as much as the 1500. For the price, one would be better served to go with a larger truck.
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    Torque wrenches for working on car

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: andyd</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Uhhmn, I'm just a shadetree hacker, but none of the stuff mentioned requires a set torque. That is not to say that there aren't torque specs. Just that they aren't critical in the...
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    How is the AAP Autocraft Platinum AGM battery?

    I got one last year. So far, I am really pleased with it. It isn't uncommon for me to leave my truck sitting for a couple weeks while I am traveling - batteries don't normally last long for me. AGM batteries need special chargers.
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