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aal65

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Message Posted: Mar 21, 2003 9:13:33 AM

I know I do. I change the oil of both my truck and my wife's car every 3000 miles, rotate the tires every other change oil, check the brake pads, drive belts, air filter, etc everytime I get down and dirty. Also I change my engine coolant once a year preferably before summer. A lot of work, but a lot of savings in the long run....
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N
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no
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2015 9:15:25 AM

yes
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no
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Yes
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Yes
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Yes, no Jiffy Lube for me!!
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2015 6:00:47 AM

No, used to, but not anymore.
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2015 5:45:59 AM

Yes, I have always done that with both vehicles.
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yup
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No.
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2015 12:39:12 PM

I do, and I know what's going into my vehicles. While under there I check for rust spots, hit them with Extend and then a shot of paint. Great exercise too. In the past when having my oil changes done I'd have to get under my car anyway to tighten up the oil plug the quick change guys were told never to strip!

[Edited by: veee8 at 3/29/2015 12:40:03 PM EST]
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Message Posted: Mar 29, 2015 12:32:41 PM

no...........
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No.
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always
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2015 6:10:35 PM

nope....hubby does so
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No.
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No, I get regular servicing
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Message Posted: Mar 25, 2015 6:53:06 AM

Used to, but haven't done it in over 15 years.
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No, used too, but not anymore.
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Yes
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2015 1:56:11 AM

yep, all the time!
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Message Posted: Mar 19, 2015 1:26:15 AM

Less trouble to have someone else do it, however I do change my brake pads, since I can do it faster than a shop.
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Too old.
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Yes
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No.
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Y
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