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Burla

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USPS horrible in my area.
I can say for sure complaints with the USPS are worth it. Find your local postmaster and complain to him/her directly. Find local PM here. If any issue happen again, call the 800 number and save your complaint record. Every local area have a meeting every single day where every PM in on a group call and they do not want to have complaints brought up. The post office will most very likely solve what the issue is and your driver also takes note. Usually it is a relief driver thing, issues with regulars are rare but if your regular driver is messing up, complain is my advice. That looks like a mail sort issue, maybe harder to fix, but if there are other problems lodge a complaint. The post offices farms out mail sort to office, so somewhere in that chain looks to be the issue. That looks to be hand ripped, that is bad imo.
 

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I can say for sure complaints with the USPS are worth it. Find your local postmaster and complain to him/her directly. Find local PM here. If any issue happen again, call the 800 number and save your complaint record. Every local area have a meeting every single day where every PM in on a group call and they do not want to have complaints brought up. The post office will most very likely solve what the issue is and your driver also takes note. Usually it is a relief driver thing, issues with regulars are rare but if your regular driver is messing up, complain is my advice. That looks like a mail sort issue, maybe harder to fix, but if there are other problems lodge a complaint. The post offices farms out mail sort to office, so somewhere in that chain looks to be the issue. That looks to be hand ripped, that is bad imo.
Good info. Almost did file a complaint but was my daughters new school backpack and luckily was not damaged. If it was I most definitely would file a complaint. Now I have the info to easily do so in future. I am betting you are right probably a relief driver we have had a few lately I have noticed. Still one would think there would be care involved unless like you said a sort issue. Who knows.
 

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Nope
They had the secure web lock thing. This was a sale.

FWIW, I purchased three gallons of Red Line 5w/30 from Eliteracefab.com March of this year and had no issues with receiving my order from FedEx. within a week.
I must have been lucky.
After reading the crap your having with your order I'm going to purchase Red Line from another reputable/responsible seller that doesn't use FedEx for shipping ...
 
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FWIW, I purchased three gallons of Red Line 5w/30 from Eliteracefab.com March of this year and had no issues with receiving my order from FedEx. within a week.
I must have been lucky.
After reading the crap your having with your order I'm going to purchase Red Line from another reputable/responsible seller that doesn't use FedEx for shipping ...

Do vendors tell you up front? I've seen then use different delivery services for a single service.
 

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Do vendors tell you up front? I've seen then use different delivery services for a single service.

I've never considered or was concerned about how I received my packages that I ordered online.

Just for argument sakes, I talked with Summit Racing a few minutes ago and asked if there is a delivery carrier option. Summit Racing can "force" a preferred carrier if the order is placed by phone as there isn't a choice option by ordering online and not all online merchants give choices on how thier order is sent to the customer ... so, it seems that larger retailers will be glad to offer preferred shipping if the order is placed over the phone?

Idk, ... I do know that these retailers sure don't have any problem charging my credit card account.
 
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Don't fix hemi tick with an new cam and lifters until and if there is a misfire code, there is a forum of grumpy people mad because they did. It is indeed hit or miss if that hemi tick ticks after this, I lost count here. You already are trying a lubrication strategy, I'd try that first. That is my 2 cents, good luck either way.

If you are mechanically inclined, try popping off the heads and valve covers and try some things such as adjusting the last or seeing if there is play. But if it were me I'd try to redline thing first, might literally fix this.

^^^ This ^^^ ...

OP, this is good advice and it sure can't hurt a thing. If I start having issues with my HEMI starting to tick because of lifter/can failure and I catch the issue before it actually implodes I'll replace those and use a good oil (strategy) such as mentioned along with an Royal Purple 20-820 or Amsoil equivalent.

My HEMI had the occasional drive chain clatter when I was using Pennzoil Platinum 5w/20 /30 oil and Mopar MO339 and Purolator Boss PBL 24651oil filters

I switched to Red Line 5w/30 and Royal Purple 20-820 two oil changes ago and my HEMI is super quiet at start up and operates very smooth ...

Good luck and happy motoring.
 
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Did this engine do a lot of idling? Service manager friend of mine says that majority of cam/lifter jobs that he has done have been vehicles that idle a lot, mainly police vehicles.
Hi Magnum,
I'm aware of the idling issue... no 700 idle hours 3700 running hours
 
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