Jump to content
  • Welcome To Mopar1973Man.Com

    We can see that your guest and been lurking about. When you register on the Mopar1973Man.Com site you'll be able to interact with all the other members. This is the most friendliest Cummins forum you'll ever join. Take the time right now and  REGISTER  on the Mopar1973Man.Com this will open up many more options and functions on the website. Everyone is very friendly and helpful just ask questions and everyone will help you out the best they can. 

Sign in to follow this  
dorkweed

End Of An Era

Recommended Posts

Well, she finally rolled over.............100,000 miles that is!!!! `:( I'm truly officially my own warranty now!!! :smart One saving grace about turning it is that my last 2 tanks of fuel have netted me over 600 miles/tank. It's warming up around here, so the mileage will go up. My Smarty is helping big time!!! The worst tank I got over the winter months still got me just under 17mpg!!! As I type this, I've got 100,204 mile on my 04.5!! :thumbsup

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I just started into my list of things I'm gonna do to the girl now that she's past the "magic" 100,000 mile mark. Just yesterday, I changed out the front and rear diff fluid, the transfer case fluid, and the manual tranny fluid. I used Amsoil lubricants in all of them.......Chuck will be so happy!!!I'm also going to change the surpantine belt, and keep the old one as a spare. Gonna replace the brake pads front and rear and bleed the system with fresh brake fluid. I'm gonna pump out as much fluid as I can from the power steering pump reservoir and replace with fresh stuff. I'm gonna drain and refill the cooling system with fresh stuff. Don't know if I want to pull the valve cover and check the valves.......she's running real good and getting good mileage. What do y'all think?? Anything else y'all can think I may want to check/replace etc.???? Thanks..Joe

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

On the brakes you might want to dis-assmeble the calipers. It will blow you mind how much debris will fall in the bottom of the caliper and not bleed out.Then on the power steering I would disconnect one return line and put it in a catch container and pump out as much and flush with fresh fluid. The system hold over 1 quart between the gear box and the hydro boost. So turkey baster doesn't work because it doesn't flush the debris out of the system. Remember the system has no filter...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  



×
×
  • Create New...