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    02 Toyote Echo Oil Use Issue

    I have a friend who has owned a 2002 Toyota Echo since it was new; it now has approximately 115,000 miles on it. He has religiously changed the oil at 3,000 mile intervals and used Castrol GTX 5W-30. The car has developed a serious thirst for oil, and there are no apparent leaks. Is this car a...
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    PH3593A longer version?

    This weekend when I was changing the oil in my Jeep, I volunteered to change the oil in a friend’s 1987 Mazda 626 as well. I used the Supertech version of the Fram PH3593A oil filter. This filter is quite short and a bit hard for me to get to from the top, but I managed. It would be a lot...
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    Jeep Hard Top Care

    Any recommendations as to how to properly care for a Jeep Wrangler hard top? I wash, and wax the Jeep, but just wash the top. The top is painted black, so I’m thinking I should do something to it to protect it from the sun etc. In the past I never gave it much thought as I tend to trade every...
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    Tar Remover

    I have some hard tar on my Jeep that I can't get rid of. I'm looking for ideas, the standard bug & tar remover isn't workig. I need something like a solvent to melt it but I don't want to ruin the paint and clearcoat. Any ideas?
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    Chrysler 2.7L oil question

    I have a friend who owns a 2002 Chrysler product with the 2.7L engine, my understanding is this engine is prone to sludge issues, and I want to help him out. The car only has 50,000 miles on it and is used for short trips mostly, so I’m worried that it probably does have a sludge issue brewing...