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ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts 4R100 rebuild by mobilaltima @ 12 seconds ago

I finally have my F250 on the road, runs great but had to take care of a few maintenance items first. One is the leaking transmission pan, which i know is just the gasket, the other is the rattling torque converter, the early years of the 7.3 super d
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Fun car/truck for $6000? by MCompact @ 16 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: SEBZX79E36 M3 Just bought a very clean convertable last July. Parts are cheap and very reliable. The E36 M3 is a terrific car but very undervalued; I still consider picking one up before prices go nuts.
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Rubbish advice on BITOG these days... by Shannow @ 46 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: ZeeOSixCome on Shannow ... your "Mr. SAE Paper" guy. You really think if draining the sump cold was a big issue that there wouldn't be an SAE paper about it, or at least some half way official white paper. SAE papers
Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) - Gasoline Cars/Pickups/Vans/SUVs
Jump to new posts Re: Opinion on Oil Choice for 2004 Tahoe 5.3 by barkingspider @ 53 seconds ago

Supertech 10w30 syn and use OLM. I use autozone clearance oils 5 & 10w30 in my escalade and it's all good
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: 08 Ford Fusion + battery cable by bdcardinal @ 3 minutes 48 seconds ago

PM me the VIN, just need the last 8, and I can look it up for you.
Boat/PWC Lubrication
Jump to new posts Rotella T6 5w40 in a 4.3EFI Marine Engine by [email protected] @ 4 minutes 13 seconds ago

Ok BEFORE your blood pressure spikes, and you have a BITOG induced aneurysm, It is noteworthy that Volvo Penta recommends 10w40 for this engine! But I sure caught heck on a boating forum I go to, so for peace of mind, I need some reassurance. I ha
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: Looking for new car jack..sales? by 6starprez @ 4 minutes 15 seconds ago

Where have you looked? The are Harbor Freights all over Chicago. They seem to always have low profile 3 ton floor jacks on sale.
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: What car uses a drain plug with a captive o-ring? by CR94 @ 6 minutes 38 seconds ago

Why bother with an unnecessary rubber bit that will eventually fail due to aging? I've had cars with plain flat steel washers, a plain aluminum washer, and plastic-coated metal on the drain plugs, and none of them ever leaked, or had to be replaced
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: What makes Fram Ultra spin-on filters better? by ZeeOSix @ 7 minutes 35 seconds ago

^^^ I've read quite a few of them, and they all basically conclude the same thing. IMO, the Ultra is just fine for my Tacoma.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Elon Musk's New "Neural Lace" Company by Merkava_4 @ 9 minutes 18 seconds ago

Please allow me to quote myself: 12/09/16 08:45 PM Originally Posted By: Merkava_4The cell phone will be attached to the brain when those millennials get to be 60. No keyboard, trackpad, or touch screen necessary; your thoughts will control the c
Tool Time
Jump to new posts Re: Milwaukee m18 "high-torque" impact $199 by BigD1 @ 10 minutes 9 seconds ago

Look at the comparison chart further down in that PDF link for the 2663 which is non-Fuel, and the impact that is being discussed.
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: 2nd car insurance by Kuato @ 10 minutes 50 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: Throt I would sell it but it was my first car and my sisters first car and I got it originally from my Grandma. So it's like a member of the family. I drive a lot so I'm going to use the ol' clunker till it dies completely to k
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Jump to new posts Re: Heads up Mobil 1 lovers by Birdman476 @ 13 minutes 1 second ago

Speed perks is rewarding for those who take the time to mess with it. I get to stack with my employee discount which the zone and oReilly's don't get to do. It really depends on the volume of parts you buy to make it worth your time.
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Jump to new posts Car stranded me on the highway today by gabriel9766 @ 13 minutes 31 seconds ago

Well i was planning on going to the bank today to open a CD but my Taurus decided i wasn't going to the bank. Put a thermostat in my taurus yesterday after work w/ no problems. Hoped in the car this afternoon to go to the bank and the car drove good
Engine Oil Filters
Jump to new posts Re: High Mileage F-150 Filter by Kuato @ 14 minutes 17 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: dnewton3If you're running "normal" OCIs, then an Ultra is way overkill and a waste of money. You can get same efficiency with a TG. And even that is overkill for "normal" use. Extending the OCIs is a great
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: GM 4.3L V6 and 5 speed manual transmission by wheelman1991 @ 15 minutes 36 seconds ago

The 1980's - 2011? c/k 1500 trucks had that combo, mostly the "stripper model" (w/t iirc). 1991? - 2005-ish s10/Blazer/Jimmy MAYBE some of the Chevy Astro /GMC Safari van. MPG? The 2006 Chevy Silverado 1500, 4.3, 4 speed auto 3.23 rear
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: Dogs in WalMart by andrewg @ 17 minutes 9 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: madRiverA dog could absolutely care less about beIng in a store. It's owner insecurities or mental illness that believe they need to be with them constantly. Some people are highly insecure. I don't doubt that. But to correla
ATF, Differential, Trans, Brakes, P/S
Jump to new posts Re: Which PS fluid to use? Escalade by 901Memphis @ 18 minutes 34 seconds ago

Any common synthetic ATF will be a good choice for that matter!
Used Oil Analysis - Gasoline
Jump to new posts Re: Valvoline ML 5W-30, 5,000, 2006 Infinit M35X, 152K by oil_film_movies @ 19 minutes 3 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: ae7456tDefinitely looking at a higher weight oil...Just don't want to lose the high mileage seal sweller, given the age. Liqui Moly Motor Oil Saver is basically meant for people who just want a boost in the seal conditioner a
Fuels and Fuel Additives: Gasoline and Diesel
Jump to new posts Re: A Way to Test Seafoam by Joenpb @ 19 minutes 38 seconds ago

Tires & Wheels
Jump to new posts Re: Continental releases the ExtremeContact Sport by dblshock @ 20 minutes 26 seconds ago

Continental is really turning out a good looking tire...I notice the summer tires all have a more tapered rounded-off outside shoulder, like the more squared outside corner to look at anyway.
Mechanical/Maintenance Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Bellhousing bolt threads by expat @ 28 minutes 6 seconds ago

Perhaps the bellhousing bolts should be torqued to yield. You could also drill and wire them.
Cooling System Fluids & Additives
Jump to new posts Re: Toyota long life coolant really last that long? by nyumski @ 29 minutes 10 seconds ago

does anyone here mix up the Toyota Coolant (Pink fluid) with coolant additive (Redline Water wetter or Amsoil Dominator Coolant or Royal Purple - Purple Ice? is that good for addition? i live in tropic season country which is the temp around 25 - 3
General and Off Topic
Jump to new posts Re: A lesson in Freedom by expat @ 32 minutes 19 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: MinamiKotaroQ: "How do you earn your desks?" A: "We don't. The school buys them from a sweatshop somewhere in SE Asia that uses child labor to make them." Closer to the truth. Economics is a complex su
Vehicles
Jump to new posts Re: Silverado vs F150 vs Tundra? by AZjeff @ 38 minutes 39 seconds ago

Originally Posted By: clinebargerYou may regret getting rid of a LBZ!! I know but it's like using a sledgehammer to drive nails. We're not in a rush and it's not going to lose value until we decide what to do. Besides having a truck more in line w
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