Maintenance

This is more for me than anyone else but in case you are interested here is my maintenance records.

March 7, 2010  156,252 Miles: I bought the Jeep.

March 17, 2010 156,414 Miles: I installed two tires to replace the bald rear ones.

March 21, 2010 156, 550 Miles I changed the oil for the first time. 6 quarts Valvoline, Fram standard filter. Changed the oil pan gasket with a Felpro molded one.

March 27, 2010 156,695  Miles I changed the power steering fluid and both power steering hoses (main and return)

April 24, 2010 157,275 Miles I changed the front seats.

May 17, 2010 157,790 Miles I changed the upper and lower radiator hoses.

May 29, 2010 157,929 Miles Heater control valve blew up.

June 3, 2010 158,015 Miles I changed the front break pads and rotors. Bled the brakes and clutch slave cylinder.

June 29, 2010 158, 504 Miles I changed the heater control valve and heater hoses.

July 17, 2010 159, 324 Miles I swapped the gauge cluster out and found that it was running hot.

July 19, 2010 159, 396 Miles I changed the thermostat to a Fail Safe one. Changed the fan clutch OEM autozone.

July 30, 2010 159, 912 Miles I changed the oil again and used an oversized filter for the a mid 80s Ford 5.0l truck. Works great.

August 24, 2010 161,314 Miles Heard some bad noises.

August 26, 2010 161, 315 Miles Tore into the truck and after removing the oil pan again that the timing chain slipped a tooth. Re-timed the engine, replaced the timing chain, replaced rear main seal, replaced oil pan gasket, and Replaced timing chain cover gasket and oil seal.

August 30, 2010 161, 534 Miles removed the catalytic converter (It shattered and clogged the outlet of the muffler).

September 17, 2010 161, 936 Miles Flushed the coolant.

October 6, 201 162, 432 Miles Replaced the radiator with high end all metal 3 row radiator, and Champion Copper Plugs. Changed the oil.

October 14, 2010 162, 689 Miles Flushed the coolant for good measure.

October 19, 2010 162, 845 Miles I Seafomed the gas and through the brake booster line for the first time.

Nov 2, 2010 163,303 Miles Clutch slave and Master cylinder replaced and new dot 3 brake fluid put into clutch system.

Nov 5-7, 2010 163, 379 Miles lifted the Jeep 4 inches all the way around.

Nov 12, 2010 163, 465 Miles Changed the front U joint and dropped the T-Case 3/4ths of an inch.

Nov 15,  2010 163,494 Miles I had the front end aligned at a garage in Palmetto.

Dec 1, 2010 163, 623 Miles I changed the drivers inner and passenger outer TREs with ZJ v8 ones and realigned the front.

Jan 22, 2010 165,125 Miles Changed the oil.

Thats it for now.

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