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    Toyota 2.5l oil filter tool?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: oilmutt</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Do not wast your time and money,buy it from the dealer for $17.00 like i did.This is to important of a tool to purchase off brands!</div></div> I didn't know there was a factory...
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    Toyota 2.5l oil filter tool?

    So the 2 year/25k mile free service is over for my Camry, and I'll soon get to experience the wonderful Toyota canister oil filter during my next oil change! I need to get a special wrench cap to remove the outer housing of said canister. Anyone have recommendations on what brand to buy and/or...
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    Consumer Reports rates the new Impala best

    I think the new Impala is nice, but for $35k I'd buy a Cadenza instead.
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    French Kids and ADHD

    French parenting, according to the attached article, is simply better. No Freedom Fries until dinner, young 'un!
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    Pennzoil Platinum Jugs

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: artificialist</div><div class="ubbcode-body">I helped my friend remember to tilt the oil jug sideways. I said "Do you remember the movie Beerfest? Do you remember the trick with the boot? Turn it sideways and it will...
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    A stupid idea got stupider

    Turning food into fuel for transportation is stupid. /thread
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    Pennzoil Ultra "no intention of discontinuing"

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: tenderloin</div><div class="ubbcode-body">In response to an email I sent yesterday.....FWIW Dear Sir Thank you for your Inquiry. In regards to your question, Our Pennzoil Ultra which is one of our advanced engine...
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    Decades of American Car Brochures!

    Added that link to my favorites - I'll be wasting lots of time looking at this! Thanks for sharing.
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    Is Pennzoil Platinum enough?

    Back to PP! I've had it in my Honda for about 500 miles now, and I'm liking the results so far. Keep in mind I'm a DIY noob and my anecdotal observations are just that, When I first filled the car with PP, starts sounded a little rattly (for lack of a better term,) but now they are much...
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    QSUD

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: MikeySoft</div><div class="ubbcode-body"><div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: shell_user</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Yeah, kinda hard to beat $20.97 at the only wal mart near...
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    While At WM Last Night

    I went to my local Walmart today, no coupons either on the bottles or in the store. Oh well, bought a jug of QSUD to take advantage of the $20 rebate. <img src="/forums/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="smile" title="smile" height="15" width="15" />
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    Filter questions - syn conversion on 08 accord v6

    Thanks for the input, guys. I think I'm going to run this fill of PP/A02 for roughly 3,600 miles, which will have the odometer right at 60k. I'll follow it up with a 5k OCI of either PP or PU, and go 7.5k thereafter that with the QSUD and whatever full syn I can get a deal on. After I go...
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    1st post, 1st DIY OC to synthetic, advice?

    A couple more questions for the BITOG gallery: Would I be better served using 5W30 rather than 5W20 for my next oil change? Summer days here often hit triple digits from June-September, and I'm curious if going to a thicker formulation would be beneficial. Also, after things clean up with the...
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    Filter questions - syn conversion on 08 accord v6

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Hokiefyd</div><div class="ubbcode-body">Honda filters aren't low quality. They're low efficiency, and there's a very big difference there. Lower efficiency results in a higher capacity, which is why they recommend...
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    QSUD

    How long does the rebate period last?
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    Filter questions - syn conversion on 08 accord v6

    I recently did my first oil change on my 08 accord v6 @ 56.3k. The old dino oil was pretty black with a couple of viscous globs, so I'm going to run a few cycles of low mileage OCI's with PP and PU until things clean up. Which brings me to filters. My current oil is PP with a Honda A02...
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    1st post, 1st DIY OC to synthetic, advice?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: GC4lunch</div><div class="ubbcode-body"> There is a separate forum for <span style="font-weight: bold">air</span> filters, where Jim Allen holds forth with his (well-documented) theory that air filters are more...
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    1st post, 1st DIY OC to synthetic, advice?

    <div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: electrolover</div><div class="ubbcode-body">It depends if the o rings are in good shape and how cheap they are .<img src="/forums/graemlins/LOL.gif" alt="LOL" title="LOL" height="19" width="15" /> When it comes to oil...
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    1st post, 1st DIY OC to synthetic, advice?

    I looked inside the oil fill hole and it's clean as a whistle, so I'm assuming that the engine as a whole doesn't have a major sludge problem. I ordered a new PCV valve today, since recommended replacement is 60k and I'm nearly there. Would it be wise to change the O-rings with the PCV? I...
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    1st post, 1st DIY OC to synthetic, advice?

    I still have the old filter in the garage, I haven't been to the recycler yet. What, in particular, should I be looking for, and what's the best tool to open it up? Also, would installing a new PCV valve help?
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