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Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-13-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,252
Posted By duder4thgen
Hey, I'm surprised an Amsoil dealer might...

Hey, I'm surprised an Amsoil dealer might criticize a post that could hurt their sales. But hey, if you'd like to debate a specific point(s) you feel I've gotten wrong, I'm right here and more than...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-10-2010, 11:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,252
Posted By duder4thgen
Right, and in a vehicle that doesn't see near 300...

Right, and in a vehicle that doesn't see near 300 degree oil temps and only requires 6094 specifications, I'd run those oils. You realize what a specification is, right? All of those oils meet...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-10-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,252
Posted By duder4thgen
First off- using an oil not on this list, 4718...

First off- using an oil not on this list, 4718 for the SS and 6094 for the v6, WILL void your warranty. Depending on the repair, GM might require oil change receipts to perform warranty work.
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Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-05-2010, 06:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By duder4thgen
On a 4th gen it does, I'd imagine it would be...

On a 4th gen it does, I'd imagine it would be close to the same on a 5th. Either at WOT or it already has a RPM cutout.
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-04-2010, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By duder4thgen
Yeah, I'd wash it with some dawn dish soap, clay...

Yeah, I'd wash it with some dawn dish soap, clay it, then for your application I'd go ahead and drop the cash on some Zaino to put on afterwards. I'd imagine those trucks go through some sort of hell...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-04-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,375
Posted By duder4thgen
So why do you think she is telling you this?...

So why do you think she is telling you this? Sorry dude, hate to break it to you, but she has been and is now playing you.

So the two of you break up, have nothing connecting to each other, she...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 05-04-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 901
Posted By duder4thgen
I'd say a claybar, but that might take awhile on...

I'd say a claybar, but that might take awhile on a fire truck....
Forum: 4th Generation Camaros 05-04-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,179
Posted By duder4thgen
I think 4th generation Camaros, both LT1 and LS1...

I think 4th generation Camaros, both LT1 and LS1 styles, really are a love/hate thing like y'all said. My girl was absolutely in love when I had my LT1 Camaro, but some people just didn't get it,...
Forum: 5th Gen Camaro SS LS LT General Discussions 05-04-2010, 08:34 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,811
Posted By duder4thgen
I agree with both who said it was for radar gun...

I agree with both who said it was for radar gun purposes. Now days you have so much fiberglass and metal at weird angles police need a flat, solid surface to help get more accurate/easier readings. ...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 05-04-2010, 08:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,867
Posted By duder4thgen
I think the 'transformed' part was definitely a...

I think the 'transformed' part was definitely a shot at GM. And good for Ford for it, too, they deserve to take that shot. Excellent commercial as well.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-27-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,441
Posted By duder4thgen
The evaporator icing over is a result of not...

The evaporator icing over is a result of not having enough heat load to keep the temperature of the refridgerant above freezing. So having the fan on low would deffinatly contibute to this- the less...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-27-2010, 09:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,441
Posted By duder4thgen
I'd say the answer for the A/C lies in-between...

I'd say the answer for the A/C lies in-between these two posts. R134a actually operates at a slightly lower pressure than R12. Generally the pressure a refrigerant operates at is only relative to the...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-23-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 8,883
Posted By duder4thgen
Fixed. I'd argue the subprime mess was...

Fixed.



I'd argue the subprime mess was just the culmination of a bigger problem- rock bottom interest rates set by the fed for waaaaayyyy too long, too many people and businesses having access...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-23-2010, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 564
Posted By duder4thgen
Automatics already have synthetic transmission...

Automatics already have synthetic transmission fluid from the factory. Unless the OP has an aftermarket torque converter or is pushing good bit more power than stock I doubt there would be any...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-21-2010, 04:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,542
Posted By duder4thgen
Sometimes if there is excess oil on the rubber...

Sometimes if there is excess oil on the rubber seal of a filter a tiny bit will leak out when it heats up and expands. Usually if you keep an eye on it, it should stop after the first time you drive...
Forum: Off-topic Discussions 04-20-2010, 04:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,039
Posted By duder4thgen
http://www.dirtybutton.com/media/db69-owned-santa-...

http://www.dirtybutton.com/media/db69-owned-santa-claus.jpg



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Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-20-2010, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,091
Posted By duder4thgen
You should be able to find those in almost any...

You should be able to find those in almost any parts store, for cheap. They work great.
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 04-19-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,126
Posted By duder4thgen
:word: Add to the fact that drivetrain loss...

:word:

Add to the fact that drivetrain loss is not linear, and assuming it would be guesstimating at best.

Here is the link to the Motortrend article he got this from-...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-17-2010, 11:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,658
Posted By duder4thgen
GM's Dextron VI is synthetic, I doubt there would...

GM's Dextron VI is synthetic, I doubt there would be too much to gain from buying Mobil.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-17-2010, 11:41 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,630
Posted By duder4thgen
I'd like to see someone provide an ounce of proof...

I'd like to see someone provide an ounce of proof that breaking in your engine hard actually has any statistically significant, repeatable benefit. All I'm hearing is a bunch of guessing and opinion....
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-12-2010, 11:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,820
Posted By duder4thgen
Little more in depth about GM's OLM, in short,...

Little more in depth about GM's OLM, in short, I'd trust it.



Btw, when they mention 'muscle car' at they end, they are NOT referring to a 5th or even 4th generation Camaro. There is a world of...
Forum: 4th Generation Camaros 04-10-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,498
Posted By duder4thgen
No stike, but I can tell you when I had a LT1...

No stike, but I can tell you when I had a LT1 with an automatic, it started doing the same stuff you were talking about before it suicided.

Since you've bored it out, I'd cut to the chase and get...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-10-2010, 04:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,488
Posted By duder4thgen
If it was actual Mobil 1, it should meet 4718....

If it was actual Mobil 1, it should meet 4718. Keep in mind the Mobil brand sells different oils, some synthetic, some not. If the actual bottle says Mobil 1 and not just Mobil, you're safe.

Royal...
Forum: Tuning / Diagnostics -- engine and transmission 04-10-2010, 04:50 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 31,942
Posted By duder4thgen
Well they don't own it literally, but its against...

Well they don't own it literally, but its against federal emission 'law' to put in a tune the EPA hasn't given the ok.

Even though the EPA has this 'law', as far as I know state level obd2...
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 04-05-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,281
Posted By duder4thgen
I'm wrong, depending on the supplier Supertech...

I'm wrong, depending on the supplier Supertech synthetic will meet GM 4718. I believe that's why GM lists it as 'Warren full synthetic' instead of Supertech on their list. Walmart uses different...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-30-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By duder4thgen
I think that was my very poorly articulated...

I think that was my very poorly articulated point. No one should act like that when they don't get a job. Its pretty disgusting to see people act that way. So I agree with you, if I owned a company I...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-30-2010, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 556
Posted By duder4thgen
If union members can go on strike against a...

If union members can go on strike against a business then shouldn't the business be allowed to go on strike against the union members?

Tried to make that un-political as possible.
Forum: Mechanical Maintenance: Break-in / Oil & Fluids / Servicing 03-30-2010, 12:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,281
Posted By duder4thgen
Wow so this thread was necroed so barberdude...

Wow so this thread was necroed so barberdude could sell some amsoil? I think this site should put some thought into who they let sell what here.



If it still matters half a year later, super...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-30-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11,878
Views: 825,464
Posted By duder4thgen
I wouldn't say all is lost, very impressive...

I wouldn't say all is lost, very impressive showing from the 5.0 in that video. I'd still wait till we get a larger sample of real world results before any final judgment is passed. Mustang could...
Forum: General Automotive + Other Cars Discussion 03-29-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 11,878
Views: 825,464
Posted By duder4thgen
Call me crazy but I think the redesigned Mustangs...

Call me crazy but I think the redesigned Mustangs look great, much better than what they replaced. Looks are subjective in a ponycar war, last ditch argument.

I think Fords biggest success here is...
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