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Old 03-29-2006, 05:42 PM   #1
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Have the rest of this week off so....time to tuneup tomorrow or so.

- Replace Plugs - probably delcos from autozone
- Replace Wires with the Shucks/Parts America Ones 8mm or whatever
- Greese the spots that needit
- Oil change
- Top off other fluids as needed
- Remove TB, Attempt to remove IAC if not Lok-tighted on there, if no go it gets the TB cleaner
- Replace TB Gasket
- Remove MAF, Clean
- Remove EGR Valve, Clean, even if not dirty, replace gasket
- Detail Engine Bay...
- Remove Hood mat, clean..NOT SURE HOW TO CLEAN THIS..PLEASE ADVISE
- Inspect TPS Voltage, replace as needed
- Check Coil pack resistances, replace as needed
- Visually Look at Endlinks, decide if I want to replace the front ones, probably will ***** out becuase I dont have an easy way to change those in my garage, no real jack or ramps for tires
- Replace highs and lows with silverstars
- Install New ricepipe and wish I had a heatshield
- Install Gatorback belt....old belt showing age.
- Install 180* stat
- vaccum, wash and wax

In regards to the O2 sensor and highflow cat, I will replace those at a later date when I have money again...

What am I missing? trying to get everything purchased today and the garge cleaned up, replacing florescent lights in there etc.
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Looks good to me....

How do you plan on doing an oil change w/o ramps/jack?
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How do you plan on doing an oil change w/o ramps/jack?

I use my jack that is in the trunk....
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PCV valve?
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Looks good to me....

How do you plan on doing an oil change w/o ramps/jack?

I have the ghetto jack. the one that comes with the car. however I dont like MOVING the car with that jack (keep in mind the car will sway some when I am pulling the sway bar off i think)



I will have to get a PCV as well good thinking!
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Safety First
Rhino Ramps

Change the Transmission Oil and Filter
Change the Coolant and Hoses
Happy Spring
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Have the rest of this week off so....time to tuneup tomorrow or so.

- Replace highs and lows with silverstars.
And, if you act NOW you can save yourself 5 bucks

http://www.sylvania.com/ConsumerProd...es/default.htm

Offer ends this Friday.
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Are you telling me you trust going under your car with only the sissors jack supporting it? Or do you have some kind of stands that you hold the car up with after you jack it?
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man, so not, i repeat, DO NOT get under that car with a scissor jack!!!!!! I had a car fall once, almost crushing me cause i was using ONLY a scissor jack....dumb me....USE RAMPS!!!!!

otherwise, good luch with that tune-up...sounds like fun....

i would do one, but its too cold here!!!
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