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What do the letters like "SJ" and "SH" mean on a can of oil?

11.01.1999

Remember in the s a quart of oil would have API designations like MS DG etc Now I see letters like SJ SH and SG Do these letters mean different breakdown temperatures or different additives or what -- Bob RAY...

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If the solenoids I paid to replace are later recalled am I entitles to a refund?

11.01.1999

My mother had the power door lock solenoids burn up while she was in her Toyota Camry She had to climb out the window to escape My father had to remove all of the solenoids himself so that the doors...

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How do engine manufacturers determine the redline for an engine?

11.01.1999

How do engine manufacturers determine the redline for an engine Is this a self-destruct limit Would you recommend keeping the rpm to say half of the redline during routine driving -- Cliff TOM Well I don't know about engines these...

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Please tell me that this is America and I still have a right to keep my rusty old heap of a pickup truck!

11.01.1999

What should I do Everyone except my wife keeps telling me to replace my truck It's a Ford F- XLT Lariat with a towing package captain's chairs and an extended cab Some rust is showing in the expected spots and...

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