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Forum: Pontiac G8 Interior Discussion   01-24-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,275
Posted By jayco59
Nothing is better then something?

Pardon my ignorance, but I have a base G8 and I have only a little rectangular cubby hole atop my center console (above the air registers). Is this where the oil and battery indicator are in the...
Forum: How To's, DIY and Write ups   01-24-2010, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,221
Posted By jayco59
Smile DIC Diagnosis Mode

I found this on another Forum.
How to enter the DIC Diagnosis Mode.
You can see remaining oil life and instantanous MPG and a bunch of other cool stuff...

Just hold down the DIC select Button...
Forum: Member Introductions   01-23-2010, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,011
Posted By jayco59
Not sure the BB allows $ discussions but I don't...

Not sure the BB allows $ discussions but I don't see the harm in it...
I have a Base G8 (couldn't find any new GT's) with Sunroof and Convenience Package MSRP $30,570.00.
Because of all the...
Forum: Scheduled or Preventive Maintenance   01-17-2010, 04:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,800
Posted By jayco59
Just finished the oil change, boy did it look...

Just finished the oil change, boy did it look dirty! Ended up changing the filter as well.
I'll do the second change at 1500 with Mobil 1 and a new filter and let the computer tell me when to...
Forum: How To's, DIY and Write ups   01-17-2010, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,429
Posted By jayco59
'09 3.6L V-6 Oil Change

Changed my oil today, FYI...

1) Oil Pan Drain plug - 1/2" (apparently the Ausies are not Metric?).
Be careful with the rubber washer that's on the plug, it came off on me and was in the waist...
Forum: Scheduled or Preventive Maintenance   01-16-2010, 11:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,800
Posted By jayco59
Thx for the feedback... I was actually thinking...

Thx for the feedback...
I was actually thinking to do just an oil change @500 using a good non-synth oil and not change the filter (of course I'll drop the filter to empty it). Then @1500 change...
Forum: How To's, DIY and Write ups   01-14-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,429
Posted By jayco59
Oil changeing procedure advise?

New owner of a V-6 G8 and I'm ready to change the oil\filter for the first time. Any tricks or "gotch-yas" I need to be concerned with? I know it's an oil filter insert (got the part) vs. the old...
Forum: Scheduled or Preventive Maintenance   01-14-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,800
Posted By jayco59
I have a similar issue with my car... I always...

I have a similar issue with my car...
I always like to change the oil (and filter) in my new cars at 1000 - 1500 miles. I use Mobile1. With my new G8 (V-6) I'm actually thinking of changing the...
Forum: Pontiac G8 General Discussion   01-14-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 17,520
Posted By jayco59
My two cent on octane is use what the manual...

My two cent on octane is use what the manual says.
Bottom line is you want the gas to burn not explode. Octane is put in gas to lessen the tendency of gas to explode, in high compression engines...
Forum: Member Introductions   01-14-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,557
Posted By jayco59
Smile Another New Member...

Picked up my V-6 G8 on 1/9/2010. I love the low-end torque ([email protected]). A very nice ride...very happy.
Looking forward to some helpful chatter!
Jay
Forum: Member Introductions   01-14-2010, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,011
Posted By jayco59
I thought I got the last G8 available? ;-) I...

I thought I got the last G8 available? ;-)
I picked it up on Saturday 1/9/2010...Gotta love those rebates!
Jay
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