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    Fix broken over flow pipe with JB Weld

    I've used marine grade JB Weld on my expansion tank after I cracked the nipple on it. It ended up leaking again afterwards. I don't think it adheres well to the plastic.
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    unpiloted landing in a field

    I once heard a story about a pilot who hand propped an Aeronca Champ with the throttle wide open. The airplane took off by itself and circled around until it ran out of fuel. It then landed unharmed in a farmer's field.
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    I'm glad I'm not into aviation

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: kschachn</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Just the airframe, or engine and avionics included?</div></div> Depends on the airplane and the options you choose. If I remember correctly Sonex Aircraft advertises that you can...
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    I'm glad I'm not into aviation

    The average airplane in general aviation isn't going to have wheels that cost $28,000. You can actually build an airplane for under $28,000!
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    Piper Maintenance

    What kind of Piper is it? I love flying the J-3 Cub.
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    Fram Extra Guard PH8A- cut open

    That filter scares me. If you want to stick with Fram then I suggest spending a little extra and get the Fram Tough Guard. I use to run them in my last car with a 3,000 mile OCI. The oil always looked good when I drained it even with 245,000 miles on the engine. I currently use WIX filters in...
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    Testing 89+10%E gives better MPG than 87+10%E

    When I had my 1996 Saab 900 SE I found it got better fuel economy with premium gas. The owner's manual suggested running premium. Because the car is turbocharged it required the higher octane rating to get both optimal power and/or fuel economy. Running lower grades of fuel the car would...
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    Testing 89+10%E gives better MPG than 87+10%E

    The classic Saab 900 had the engine mounted "backwards" with FWD. <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The Saab 900 is a front-engined, front-wheel-drive compact car with a longitudinally mounted, 45-degree slanted, L 4-cylinder engine...
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    2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0t, AMSOIL OE 5W-30, 6136mi

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: zoli</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Nice add-pack (Mo, Zn) and quite strong viscosity after 6000 miles in this oil abusing engine! <img src="/forums/graemlins/wink.gif" alt="wink" title="wink" height="15" width="15"...
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    2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0t, AMSOIL OE 5W-30, 6136mi

    The manual only specifies LL-A-025 as a requirement for the oil. AMSOIL OE meets Dexos1 which supersedes LL-A-025, 6094M and 4718M.
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    Interesting Aircraft you have used, accidently.

    I got to go up in the EAA's Ford Tri-motor when I was a kid. It was an awesome experience that I'll never forget. I was inline for a young eagles flight and they were falling behind so they decided to take some up in their Tri-Motor. They called out all the names and the last kid didn't show...
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    2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0t, AMSOIL OE 5W-30, 6136mi

    That's what I thought. This is the first oil change I did on this car. I have no idea what the PO or dealer used before.
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    2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0t, AMSOIL OE 5W-30, 6136mi

    Here are the results from my 2004 Saab 9-3 Linear 2.0t. The car has the 5 speed automatic transmission. There was about 116,000 miles on the car at the time of the analysis. I'm running AMSOIL OE 5w-30 with a Wix oil filter. I'm usually easy on the pedal but there are times when I get on it...