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  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaPosts: 10,634

    As do many of the rest of us. Marco is another who posts multiple (up to 10 or so) times a day, so he may one day hit the blessed 25K as well.

    Blessed 25K? I prefer "anointed" as the adjective - I doubt it's "blessed"!

    2018 Mercedes S450

  • jmonroe1jmonroe1 Same as jmonroePosts: 1,313
    abacomike said:

    As do many of the rest of us. Marco is another who posts multiple (up to 10 or so) times a day, so he may one day hit the blessed 25K as well.

    Blessed 25K? I prefer "anointed" as the adjective - I doubt it's "blessed"!
    More like proof that you need a life, like you said. Sure, there are posters in here with more than 25K posts but they've been in here since dirt was created.

    jmonroe
  • nyccarguynyccarguy Stamford, CTPosts: 13,595
    jmonroe1 said:

    driver100 said:

    abacomike said:

    driver100 said:

    Mike has 10562 posts and JMonroe has 1208......I left you two in the dust :)

    Jmonroe and I have our lives to live! 🤪😜😛😝
    It is more like...if you want something done.....give it to a busy person to do.
    Does anyone in here understand that comment? I know I don't. Probably just a post for the sake of a post for getting the post count up. I guess you can say I'm an enabler because this post will more than likely get a reply. I've got to stop this before you guys accuse me of posting for the purpose of getting my post count up.

    jmonroe
    "Don't you dare talk back to me when I'm talking to you boy! Do you think I'm talking to hear myself talk? ANSWER ME!"

    2001 Prelude Type SH, 2017 Pilot Touring AWD, 2019 Tacoma TRD Sport 4WD

  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaPosts: 10,634
    edited November 2
    Just got my 2019 Real Estate Tax Bill. It actually went "down" $6.00 - even though the assessed valuation went up $13000. That's amazing! Could be because I have a new neighbor who pay really heavy taxes - Mara-Lago! Nah, he lives in Palm Beach County - I'm in Broward County. But 'ya never know! :smile:

    The actual amount of the tax bill was $744 - but if I pay before November 30th, I save 4%. So I just paid the tax bill online. There was no additional fee and I already received my receipt. That sure makes it much easier. The assessed valuation of my Condo Unit is $110,000. What I could actually get if I sold the unit would be that amount +/- $10,000. With the influx of new people moving into the State from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and other areas, values will go up because there is a shortage of modestly priced Condo Units for sale in Northern Broward and Southern Palm Beach Counties.

    2018 Mercedes S450

  • cdnpinheadcdnpinhead Forest Lakes, AZPosts: 4,650
    "Sure, there are posters in here with more than 25K posts but they've been in here since dirt was created."

    Plus which, they post on more than one discussion. The old-time high-volume guys post on several, usually many. I've bookmarked 24 discussions, but most of them are deader than Elvis. Still, a half dozen get pretty regular traffic.
  • qbrozenqbrozen Posts: 26,458
    I used to be far more active when I was relatively new. I have slowed considerably. I believe there may even be days I don’t post at all.

    '10 Equinox LS; '08 Charger R/T Daytona; '67 Coronet R/T; '14 Town&Country Limited; '18 BMW X2. 49-car history and counting!

  • stickguystickguy Posts: 34,338
    edited November 2
    I loved Hamilton. even the music was very well done. And I am not at all a rap fan.

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moPosts: 25,409
    jmonroe1 said:

    driver100 said:

    abacomike said:

    driver100 said:

    Mike has 10562 posts and JMonroe has 1208......I left you two in the dust :)

    Jmonroe and I have our lives to live! 🤪😜😛😝
    It is more like...if you want something done.....give it to a busy person to do.
    Does anyone in here understand that comment? I know I don't. Probably just a post for the sake of a post for getting the post count up. I guess you can say I'm an enabler because this post will more than likely get a reply. I've got to stop this before you guys accuse me of posting for the purpose of getting my post count up.

    jmonroe
    Since you asked....what it means is....there is a better chance something will get done (that is will do more posting) if the individual is busier....even though their schedule already seems to be full.

    So, the busy guy, who gets up at 6 a.m., answers about 8 emails, has breakfast with Mrs D, takes the dog for a walk, leaves for tennis at 7:30, plays from 8 to 10, comes home has a shower, reads two newspapers, takes the dog to the dog park, answers about 10 more emails....etc etc probably posts more than the guy who waxes his car all day long.

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • stickguystickguy Posts: 34,338
    I would kill to have my monthly property taxes by $744, never mind yearly.

    I really gotta get the heck out of NJ.

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moPosts: 25,409
    jmonroe1 said:

    abacomike said:

    As do many of the rest of us. Marco is another who posts multiple (up to 10 or so) times a day, so he may one day hit the blessed 25K as well.

    Blessed 25K? I prefer "anointed" as the adjective - I doubt it's "blessed"!
    More like proof that you need a life, like you said. Sure, there are posters in here with more than 25K posts but they've been in here since dirt was created.

    jmonroe
    Because of the word count, your 1210 posts should count as about 120,000.

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moPosts: 25,409
    stickguy said:

    I loved Hamilton. even the music was very well done. And I am not at all a rap fan.

    You seem to be with the majority who love it. I'd like to see it done with "normal" music, and spoken so you could make out at least 90% of the words.

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moPosts: 25,409
    Thanks stick for mentioning new brake fluid....should be done every 2 years or 20000 miles.

    I thought I should check on power steering fluid too. Most people believe you never have to change it, it is sealed so shouldn't lose any and shouldn't break down.

    Others say all fluids can break down and/or become contaminated. Here are some mechanics opinions:

    One thing the auto pros don't agree on is how frequently power steering fluid should be flushed. Manouchekian says the service should be done about every two years, while Peck recommends about every 75,000 to 100,000 miles. Nemphos says he suggests a flush every 30,000 to 60,000 miles. Depending on your vehicle's age and performance, talk to your mechanic about his or her recommendations for a flush.

    The cost
    Experts we spoke with say they typically charge between $99 and $125 for a standard power steering flush

    I am at 30k miles, only do 6k a year, I will wait for 3 more years, or 50k miles.

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • stickguystickguy Posts: 34,338
    I think at one point some years back the counter reset, during one of the many changes to forum software. So it wasn't just the recent issue with some people forgetting their password that caused the clock to restart.

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

  • ab348ab348 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaPosts: 11,426

    As do many of the rest of us. Marco is another who posts multiple (up to 10 or so) times a day, so he may one day hit the blessed 25K as well.

    Sometimes Marco's posts have inadvertent humor though, thanks to the voice-to-text software getting things wrong. This week he ended up calling @stickguy "stink guy", which just broke me up when I read it. I'm laughing again now typing it. :laughing:

    2017 Cadillac ATS Performance Premium 3.6, 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass S Holiday Coupe

  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Posts: 13,757
    stickguy said:

    I would kill to have my monthly property taxes by $744, never mind yearly.

    I really gotta get the heck out of NJ.

    Do you think the NJ governor would say “good riddance” if you did?

    2019 Kia Soul+, 2015 Mustang GT, 2004 Chevy Van, 2000 Chrysler Sebring convertible

  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Posts: 13,757
    driver100 said:

    Thanks stick for mentioning new brake fluid....should be done every 2 years or 20000 miles.

    I thought I should check on power steering fluid too. Most people believe you never have to change it, it is sealed so shouldn't lose any and shouldn't break down.

    Others say all fluids can break down and/or become contaminated. Here are some mechanics opinions:

    One thing the auto pros don't agree on is how frequently power steering fluid should be flushed. Manouchekian says the service should be done about every two years, while Peck recommends about every 75,000 to 100,000 miles. Nemphos says he suggests a flush every 30,000 to 60,000 miles. Depending on your vehicle's age and performance, talk to your mechanic about his or her recommendations for a flush.

    The cost
    Experts we spoke with say they typically charge between $99 and $125 for a standard power steering flush

    I am at 30k miles, only do 6k a year, I will wait for 3 more years, or 50k miles.

    I would say for power steering fluid, just suck out all you can with a turkey baster and pour in some fresh stuff. Why would you need to flush anything? I could be wrong but a PS system isn’t under the same pressure of say a transmission and isn’t subject to the corrosion of the cooling system.

    2019 Kia Soul+, 2015 Mustang GT, 2004 Chevy Van, 2000 Chrysler Sebring convertible

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moPosts: 25,409
    OF, Many would agree with you. The one mechanic said he avoids doing unnecessary work, but, he thinks all fluids can get contaminated with bits of corrosive material leaching into the fluid, then wearing on parts......so getting it done at 75 or 100k could be worth the cost...$125. I don't know, but, it could make sense.

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • jmonroe1jmonroe1 Same as jmonroePosts: 1,313
    driver100 said:

    jmonroe1 said:

    driver100 said:

    abacomike said:

    driver100 said:

    Mike has 10562 posts and JMonroe has 1208......I left you two in the dust :)

    Jmonroe and I have our lives to live! 🤪😜😛😝
    It is more like...if you want something done.....give it to a busy person to do.
    Does anyone in here understand that comment? I know I don't. Probably just a post for the sake of a post for getting the post count up. I guess you can say I'm an enabler because this post will more than likely get a reply. I've got to stop this before you guys accuse me of posting for the purpose of getting my post count up.

    jmonroe
    Since you asked....what it means is....there is a better chance something will get done (that is will do more posting) if the individual is busier....even though their schedule already seems to be full.

    So, the busy guy, who gets up at 6 a.m., answers about 8 emails, has breakfast with Mrs D, takes the dog for a walk, leaves for tennis at 7:30, plays from 8 to 10, comes home has a shower, reads two newspapers, takes the dog to the dog park, answers about 10 more emails....etc etc probably posts more than the guy who waxes his car all day long.
    That makes even less sense than your previous post. BUT you got credit for another post and it's my fault for replying.

    jmonroe
  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moPosts: 25,409
    I know...it is way to busy a day for you to even contemplate (means think about). (now 25014 posts)

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • snakeweaselsnakeweasel a Certified Edmunds Poster.Posts: 15,757
    jmonroe1 said:

    driver100 said:

    abacomike said:

    driver100 said:

    Mike has 10562 posts and JMonroe has 1208......I left you two in the dust :)

    Jmonroe and I have our lives to live! 🤪😜😛😝
    It is more like...if you want something done.....give it to a busy person to do.
    Does anyone in here understand that comment? I know I don't. Probably just a post for the sake of a post for getting the post count up. I guess you can say I'm an enabler because this post will more than likely get a reply. I've got to stop this before you guys accuse me of posting for the purpose of getting my post count up.

    jmonroe
    I do, a busy person would have developed better time management skills. Plus the busy person would normally prioritize projects and get things done on a timely basis based on priority.

    A person who normally has plenty of time on their hands doesn't developed time management skills, does need to prioritize and generally takes their time getting things done.

    2008 Sebring Ragtop, 2011 Hyundai Sonata, 2014 BMW 428i convertible, 2015 Honda CTX700D

  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Posts: 13,757
    driver100 said:

    OF, Many would agree with you. The one mechanic said he avoids doing unnecessary work, but, he thinks all fluids can get contaminated with bits of corrosive material leaching into the fluid, then wearing on parts......so getting it done at 75 or 100k could be worth the cost...$125. I don't know, but, it could make sense.

    I would think that after waiting 100k miles, if anything nasty was grinding on parts it would be too late. Why not just warm the system up, suck out as much as you can ( hopefully taking the nasty stuff with it) and then replace with clean fluid? That’s what you do with motor oil and you don’t usually have to flush the engine.

    2019 Kia Soul+, 2015 Mustang GT, 2004 Chevy Van, 2000 Chrysler Sebring convertible

  • imidazol97imidazol97 Crossroads of America I70 & I75 Posts: 23,926
    Don't most progressive cars have electrically-assisted steering now? No fluid, other than the electrons, to flush out.

    2015 Cruze 2LT, 2014 Malibu 2LT, 2008 Cobalt 2LT

  • imidazol97imidazol97 Crossroads of America I70 & I75 Posts: 23,926
    1256 posts to go.

    2015 Cruze 2LT, 2014 Malibu 2LT, 2008 Cobalt 2LT

  • imidazol97imidazol97 Crossroads of America I70 & I75 Posts: 23,926
    edited November 2
    I saw Genesis is prepping an SUV to sell here now. We'll really hear about it when the folks start buying those wannabes.

    I saw an AMG GTR I believe it was called on Motorweak today. Just what the typical car buyer needs for running to Kroger to pick up a rotisserie chicken.

    Only 1253 posts to go.


    2015 Cruze 2LT, 2014 Malibu 2LT, 2008 Cobalt 2LT

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moPosts: 25,409
    edited November 2

    jmonroe1 said:

    driver100 said:

    abacomike said:

    driver100 said:

    Mike has 10562 posts and JMonroe has 1208......I left you two in the dust :)

    Jmonroe and I have our lives to live! 🤪😜😛😝
    It is more like...if you want something done.....give it to a busy person to do.
    Does anyone in here understand that comment? I know I don't. Probably just a post for the sake of a post for getting the post count up. I guess you can say I'm an enabler because this post will more than likely get a reply. I've got to stop this before you guys accuse me of posting for the purpose of getting my post count up.

    jmonroe
    I do, a busy person would have developed better time management skills. Plus the busy person would normally prioritize projects and get things done on a timely basis based on priority.

    A person who normally has plenty of time on their hands doesn't developed time management skills, does need to prioritize and generally takes their time getting things done.
    Excellent........and the not busy person has lots of time to wax their car, whereas the busy person has too many more meaningful things to do, and will squeeze in a few posts on Edmunds while doing a lot more during his busy time managed day.

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moPosts: 25,409

    driver100 said:

    OF, Many would agree with you. The one mechanic said he avoids doing unnecessary work, but, he thinks all fluids can get contaminated with bits of corrosive material leaching into the fluid, then wearing on parts......so getting it done at 75 or 100k could be worth the cost...$125. I don't know, but, it could make sense.

    I would think that after waiting 100k miles, if anything nasty was grinding on parts it would be too late. Why not just warm the system up, suck out as much as you can ( hopefully taking the nasty stuff with it) and then replace with clean fluid? That’s what you do with motor oil and you don’t usually have to flush the engine.
    Good point and Scotty will tell you how to do it......in just 3 minutes if you can bare to watch:

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moPosts: 25,409

    Don't most progressive cars have electrically-assisted steering now? No fluid, other than the electrons, to flush out.

    Watch Scotty's video above....he answers that question nicely near the end.

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • houdini2houdini2 Posts: 407

    jmonroe1 said:

    ab348 said:

    Isn't the woman in front of the green screen the weatherperson?

    She's got a nice set of boots.

    For a second there I thought your post would get bounced but it was my mistake for quick reading it. Then again I might need glasses. Anyway, I thought the "t" in boots was a "b". My bad. :'(

    jmonroe
    I thought the same thing. But are you sure it's due to reading to quickly and not to us having dirty minds?
    Me too.
  • explorerx4explorerx4 Central CTPosts: 13,910
    It's sad to watch when behavior descends into an addiction or compulsion,maybe even some dementia.
    driver100, please seek out some counselling.
    2017 Ford Fusion SE 2017 Ford F-150 Limited
  • ab348ab348 Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, CanadaPosts: 11,426

    Don't most progressive cars have electrically-assisted steering now? No fluid, other than the electrons, to flush out.

    Do progressive cars only have the ability to turn to the left? :wink:

    2017 Cadillac ATS Performance Premium 3.6, 1968 Oldsmobile Cutlass S Holiday Coupe

  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaPosts: 10,634
    edited November 3
    stickguy said:

    I would kill to have my monthly property taxes by $744, never mind yearly.

    I really gotta get the heck out of NJ.

    I just finished reading an article that describes the migrations of hundreds of thousands of northeastern residents to Florida over the past 3 years because of the huge tax burden created by the States and the change in the Federal Tax structure which limits deductions on mortgages and other write-offs. As you all know, someone just moved here from NY based purely on taxes.

    Down here, taxes are quite reasonable as is the cost of living. No state income taxes or estate taxes. Unfortunately insurance rates for cars, houses and Condos is murder because of the hurricanes we are affected by.

    2018 Mercedes S450

  • stickguystickguy Posts: 34,338
    I want to get out, but I know we are not going to Florida. Not if I expect the wife to come along!

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

  • explorerx4explorerx4 Central CTPosts: 13,910
    I live in CT, at least for now, but when I move it won't be to Florida.
    Several people we know moved there and then moved back due to the comparative sub standard medical care.
    2017 Ford Fusion SE 2017 Ford F-150 Limited
  • stickguystickguy Posts: 34,338
    my original plan was N. Carolina. That seems to be out, but I might still swing Delaware. I really don't want to get sucked into going back to NY.

    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Posts: 13,757
    driver100 said:

    driver100 said:

    OF, Many would agree with you. The one mechanic said he avoids doing unnecessary work, but, he thinks all fluids can get contaminated with bits of corrosive material leaching into the fluid, then wearing on parts......so getting it done at 75 or 100k could be worth the cost...$125. I don't know, but, it could make sense.

    I would think that after waiting 100k miles, if anything nasty was grinding on parts it would be too late. Why not just warm the system up, suck out as much as you can ( hopefully taking the nasty stuff with it) and then replace with clean fluid? That’s what you do with motor oil and you don’t usually have to flush the engine.
    Good point and Scotty will tell you how to do it......in just 3 minutes if you can bare to watch:
    But I thought you said Scotty was full of beans? Would you take his advice? Nice to know I won’t have to change it on the Mustang. Probably not the Kia either.

    My old 88’ Vandura had the cleanest power steering fluid in town because it leaked so bad I had to put fresh stuff in every few weeks.

    2019 Kia Soul+, 2015 Mustang GT, 2004 Chevy Van, 2000 Chrysler Sebring convertible

  • snakeweaselsnakeweasel a Certified Edmunds Poster.Posts: 15,757
    driver100 said:

    jmonroe1 said:

    driver100 said:

    abacomike said:

    driver100 said:

    Mike has 10562 posts and JMonroe has 1208......I left you two in the dust :)

    Jmonroe and I have our lives to live! 🤪😜😛😝
    It is more like...if you want something done.....give it to a busy person to do.
    Does anyone in here understand that comment? I know I don't. Probably just a post for the sake of a post for getting the post count up. I guess you can say I'm an enabler because this post will more than likely get a reply. I've got to stop this before you guys accuse me of posting for the purpose of getting my post count up.

    jmonroe
    I do, a busy person would have developed better time management skills. Plus the busy person would normally prioritize projects and get things done on a timely basis based on priority.

    A person who normally has plenty of time on their hands doesn't developed time management skills, does need to prioritize and generally takes their time getting things done.
    Excellent........and the not busy person has lots of time to wax their car, whereas the busy person has too many more meaningful things to do, and will squeeze in a few posts on Edmunds while doing a lot more during his busy time managed day.
    But let's not confuse a busy person with a busy body.

    2008 Sebring Ragtop, 2011 Hyundai Sonata, 2014 BMW 428i convertible, 2015 Honda CTX700D

  • snakeweaselsnakeweasel a Certified Edmunds Poster.Posts: 15,757

    Don't most progressive cars have electrically-assisted steering now? No fluid, other than the electrons, to flush out.

    Ah yes since it's the time change make sure you disconnect your cable modem and blow high pressure air through it to get rid of those extra electrons stuck inside the cable.

    2008 Sebring Ragtop, 2011 Hyundai Sonata, 2014 BMW 428i convertible, 2015 Honda CTX700D

  • snakeweaselsnakeweasel a Certified Edmunds Poster.Posts: 15,757

    It's sad to watch when behavior descends into an addiction or compulsion,maybe even some dementia.
    driver100, please seek out some counselling.

    Saw that today when we say the Joker.

    2008 Sebring Ragtop, 2011 Hyundai Sonata, 2014 BMW 428i convertible, 2015 Honda CTX700D

  • snakeweaselsnakeweasel a Certified Edmunds Poster.Posts: 15,757
    ab348 said:

    Don't most progressive cars have electrically-assisted steering now? No fluid, other than the electrons, to flush out.

    Do progressive cars only have the ability to turn to the left? :wink:
    I really dont think you will find to many progressives in NASCAR.

    2008 Sebring Ragtop, 2011 Hyundai Sonata, 2014 BMW 428i convertible, 2015 Honda CTX700D

  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaPosts: 10,634

    I live in CT, at least for now, but when I move it won't be to Florida.
    Several people we know moved there and then moved back due to the comparative sub standard medical care.

    Depends on where in Florida you live. Here in Southeast Florida, we have Cleveland Clinic, Baptist Health, University of Miami medical center (Jackson Memorial), Miami Heart, and 5 level 1 Trauma Centers. Same for Jacksonville Area where they have Mayo Clinic. But there are many areas that are not as well blessed with health care facilities.

    2018 Mercedes S450

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moPosts: 25,409

    It's sad to watch when behavior descends into an addiction or compulsion,maybe even some dementia.
    driver100, please seek out some counselling.

    Envy is not good either explorer :p

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moPosts: 25,409
    ab348 said:

    Don't most progressive cars have electrically-assisted steering now? No fluid, other than the electrons, to flush out.

    Do progressive cars only have the ability to turn to the left? :wink:
    No politics allowed ab. (lol though)

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • driver100driver100 Burlington, ON 7 mo/Tampa FL 5 moPosts: 25,409

    driver100 said:

    driver100 said:

    OF, Many would agree with you. The one mechanic said he avoids doing unnecessary work, but, he thinks all fluids can get contaminated with bits of corrosive material leaching into the fluid, then wearing on parts......so getting it done at 75 or 100k could be worth the cost...$125. I don't know, but, it could make sense.

    I would think that after waiting 100k miles, if anything nasty was grinding on parts it would be too late. Why not just warm the system up, suck out as much as you can ( hopefully taking the nasty stuff with it) and then replace with clean fluid? That’s what you do with motor oil and you don’t usually have to flush the engine.
    Good point and Scotty will tell you how to do it......in just 3 minutes if you can bare to watch:
    But I thought you said Scotty was full of beans? Would you take his advice? Nice to know I won’t have to change it on the Mustang. Probably not the Kia either.

    My old 88’ Vandura had the cleanest power steering fluid in town because it leaked so bad I had to put fresh stuff in every few weeks.
    I only watched because I was curious....I who know nothing mechanical will not be attempting what Scotty just said to do. Use a turkey baster, draw fluid out, drive around the block, repeat a few times...could do more damage than any money I would save.

    2017 MB E400 , 2015 MB GLK350, 2014 MB C250

  • sb55sb55 On an Island in VermontPosts: 437
    I’ve read almost every post here since 2002, but rarely comment. I’ll never get to multiple thousands of posts. Oh, well....

    2007 Miata PRHT, 2014 BMW 535d X-drive, 2017 Chevy Silverado LTZ Ext. cab with 6.2 V-8

  • jmonroe1jmonroe1 Same as jmonroePosts: 1,313

    driver100 said:

    jmonroe1 said:

    driver100 said:

    abacomike said:

    driver100 said:

    Mike has 10562 posts and JMonroe has 1208......I left you two in the dust :)

    Jmonroe and I have our lives to live! 🤪😜😛😝
    It is more like...if you want something done.....give it to a busy person to do.
    Does anyone in here understand that comment? I know I don't. Probably just a post for the sake of a post for getting the post count up. I guess you can say I'm an enabler because this post will more than likely get a reply. I've got to stop this before you guys accuse me of posting for the purpose of getting my post count up.

    jmonroe
    I do, a busy person would have developed better time management skills. Plus the busy person would normally prioritize projects and get things done on a timely basis based on priority.

    A person who normally has plenty of time on their hands doesn't developed time management skills, does need to prioritize and generally takes their time getting things done.
    Excellent........and the not busy person has lots of time to wax their car, whereas the busy person has too many more meaningful things to do, and will squeeze in a few posts on Edmunds while doing a lot more during his busy time managed day.
    But let's not confuse a busy person with a busy body.
    And worst of all...a busy poster.

    jmonroe
  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaPosts: 10,634
    sb55 said:

    I’ve read almost every post here since 2002, but rarely comment. I’ll never get to multiple thousands of posts. Oh, well....

    There are very few of us here who even know or care how many comments we've posted.

    2018 Mercedes S450

  • oldfarmer50oldfarmer50 Posts: 13,757
    edited November 3
    Here's something I learned today. My Kia’s 2.0L is a GDI. Never knew that. Thought it had the Theta mpi engine but it’s the Nu gdi.

    Now I have to worry about carbon on the intake valves.

    2019 Kia Soul+, 2015 Mustang GT, 2004 Chevy Van, 2000 Chrysler Sebring convertible

  • jmonroe1jmonroe1 Same as jmonroePosts: 1,313
    abacomike said:

    sb55 said:

    I’ve read almost every post here since 2002, but rarely comment. I’ll never get to multiple thousands of posts. Oh, well....


    There are very few of us here who even know or care how many comments we've posted.
    Right and then we have our wannabe famous one percenter. :'(

    jmonroe
  • stickguystickguy Posts: 34,338

    Here's something I learned today. My Kia’s 2.0L is a GDI. Never knew that. Thought it had the Theta mpi engine but it’s the Nu gdi.

    Now I have to worry about carbon on the intake valves.

    You are Walter Matthau? Simple answer. Get it out on the Northway for an Italian tune-up on a regular basis.



    2019 Acura TLX A-spec 4 cyl. (mine), and 2013 Acura RDX AWD (wife's)

  • abacomikeabacomike South FloridaPosts: 10,634
    edited November 3

    Here's something I learned today. My Kia’s 2.0L is a GDI. Never knew that. Thought it had the Theta mpi engine but it’s the Nu gdi.

    Now I have to worry about carbon on the intake valves.

    I suggest you use only TopTier gasolineS that have a lot more detergents than other brands. Direct Injection engines need highest detergent gasoline's available.

    2018 Mercedes S450

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