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Thu Sep 4

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devoish replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 9:01 PM

Re: Looking At A '97 Camry To Buy

Hi Milli,

It is not an interference engine, as least I do not think so (99.9% sure) but an internet search should be able to tell you.
I do remember that when the mileage gets high on those the gasket for the oil pump, which is also [more]

Tue Aug 26

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devoish replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 8:30 PM

Re: just starting car up-when not using car?

I agree with Jeff and Richard, it is better to drive it, for the additional reason that driving also moves the lubricants around inside the transmission and gear boxes rather than letting half a gear sit above the oil and rust.

Hope that [more]

Fri Aug 22

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devoish replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 10:29 PM

Re: which sparkplugs to buY?

I agree, just stick with what the brand and style car came with.

Steven

Mon Aug 18

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devoish replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 8:06 PM

Re: Auto Upholstery Question

Try a vacuum.

Hope that helps,
Steven

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devoish replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 8:02 PM

Re: Old gas

Old 2 cycle fuel makes it a bear to start lawn mowers, chainsaws etc, sometimes impossible. I would not take the chance of putting it into my automobile and ruining oxygen sensors and catalytic converters.
Next time you get an oil change bring [more]

Thu Aug 14

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devoish replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 9:01 PM

Re: leaving car unused for 8 months

One rec for Milligram's advice, all of it.

Tue Aug 12

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devoish replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 4:03 PM

Re: Oil Mistake

Giving it to someone whose car takes 5-20 is a good idea. You could use it to top up engines so there is still 3 to 4 quarts of the correct viscosity floating around.
Or as Paul says, you will most likely be ok to use it. It would be safer in [more]

Mon Aug 11

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devoish replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 10:11 PM

Re: Oil Mistake

Hi,
You might be fine, and most likely will be. But wear today might make a difference years down the road from now.
At operating temperature the '20' is thinner and lighter than the '30' and will flow through orifices more easily possibly [more]

Mon Jul 28

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devoish replied to the Buying and Maintaining a Car board. 3:18 PM

Re: Handy fasteners...

I have needed that one so many times...

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