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Any other things need to be done?

 
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 12:59 am    Post subject:  Any other things need to be done? Reply with quote

Hey all. Hoping I've got everything good to go with my car. Everything seems to be in check now.

Gonna go down the list of everything that has been done and some suggestions on what to do next.

2002 Impala LS 3.8
Body of the car has 185,000 miles
Motor has 125,739 miles
Transmission has 918 miles

Replaced -
Sway bar end links
Oil Pan gaskets
Valve Cover Gaskets
Plugs & Wires done at 100k
LIM & UIM done at 100k
Coolant elbows replaced 75 miles ago
New Radiator
New a/c condenser
External Transmission Cooler
New TPS, MAF & IAC.
Replaced PCV valve & orings 8k miles ago
New Fuel filter 7k miles ago
FPR replaced 10k miles ago
New cooling fans
New rotors
Brake fluid was flushed 7k miles ago
All new trans & motor mounts including dog bones
New battery as of Nov 2011.
New catalytic converter 20k miles ago



Anything else I should do to make sure she is running top - notch? I want to makes sure there are no more hiccups I have to worry about. Looking for reliability and of course maintenance is part of that. I may be missing a few things, but let me know if anything else important is missing.

Thanks!

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:40 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Air filters?
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 7:29 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

PBnj wrote:
Air filters?


I've got a "CAI" with a fresh filter on there...Thanks for adding that.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:24 am    Post subject:   Reply with quote

The only glaring omission I see is the accessory belt.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 1:58 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

IffyG wrote:
The only glaring omission I see is the accessory belt.


Knew I forgot that! Was replaced last spring.

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 8:05 pm    Post subject:   Reply with quote

Don't fix it if it aint broke...lol Sounds like you got it covered.
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:12 pm    Post subject:  Any other things. Reply with quote

Well, with the new trans it probably runs pretty good. But with the miles on the car how good is the ride? Maybe new struts/springs. Cool

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:30 pm    Post subject:  Re: Any other things. Reply with quote

topgun wrote:
Well, with the new trans it probably runs pretty good. But with the miles on the car how good is the ride? Maybe new struts/springs. Cool


That's what looks like will be the next thing done to it for comfort/enjoyability. The suspension is original at 185k so I'm sure everything is in dire need of an overhaul. My dad want's to lower it soon like 1.5 inches all around, so struts would have to go in when we do that anyways...so that may be done soon.

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