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Old 08-19-2005, 01:07 AM   #1
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How about this. Everybody needs to do tune up stuff almost yearly, at least check some stuff. I am proposing a BC endorsed "Tune Up Months". For example, in January everyone should check their plugs, February is wires, March is PCV, April is air filter, May is fuel filter, June is check fluids month, July is tire pressure (including the spare), August is check electrical grouds, September can be cleaning the TB, October can be Top Engine Cleaner, November would be O2 sensor, and December as tire tread length. Keep in mind these are all that I could come up with in 3 minutes, they could also be rearranged so that the time consuming ones are in the warmer months with the simple stuff during the winter. I specifically left off oil change because everyone seems to have their own schedule for that. We could have Tech Info articles with pics that show how to do each thing (I wouldnt mind writing them). This program would not be mandatory, just something to keep people remembering when they need to do what.
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Mike, why don't you take the time to research common part numbers for each Generation (87-91, Series 1 non-sc, Series 1 SC, L36, L67 Series 2) for the PCV, fuel filter, air filter, etc, and make up a calendar with the part numbers? Then post a reminder based on that schedule, with the full tuneup schedule being completed by early July so that the cars are ready for the major meets?
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I'll get to work. When do you want the schedule to start?

I am gonna use this thread to store info about each part if you dont mind.
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Work it up here. Everyone help out. Start the calendar based on whatever it would take to get things done by July. Split things up evenly by month. Maybe pair things....like one month could be SC oil and PCV. Next month would be fuel filter and check brake fluid. That kind of thing.
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92-04 PCV - 25043843
96-99 L67 Wires - 12173547
96-98 L36 wires - 12192048
94-04 Fuel filter - 25121293
92-93 fuel filter - 25121468
96-04 plugs - 12568387
92-04 air filter - 25096932
94-96 manifold 02, 92-99 O2 - 25312184
98-03 converter, 00-03 lower, 92-99 O2 sensor - 25312207
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92/93 fuel filter? I know it'* different than 95, 94 perhaps too, according to your numbers.
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92/93 fuel filter? I know it'* different than 95, 94 perhaps too, according to your numbers.
done. Here are the p/ns i am looking for, can you think of anything else?
fuel filter
air filter
O2
PCV
plugs
wires
Top Engine Cleaner
Carb cleaner (for TB)
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Listing part numbers for things like plugs, wires, and INTAKE (not carb) cleaner may be too much. There are far too many choices for those things, all based on preference and availability.
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Hey, I defintally like this Idea! The maintence part in my owners manual is almost compleatly filled out! Lets make this work
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Hey, I defintally like this Idea! The maintence part in my owners manual is almost compleatly filled out! Lets make this work
Looking good guys. Maybe add on waxing in the spring/fall.
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