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Old 04-11-2006
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over the spring break i hope to do a big maintanence to my truck. i was thinking a radiator flush and oil change. clean the air filter (k&n). and enough time and money....bondo the rust.

what else do you think that would be a good upkeep on the truck?

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diff. fluid, power steering fluid, flush the brake system, your wallet is the limit.=]
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putting bondo over rust is not a good idea
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diff. fluid, power steering fluid, flush the brake system, your wallet is the limit.=]
dif fluid and power steering would be a good idea

i flushed the brakes when i last did the lines

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any more ideas
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putting bondo over rust is not a good idea
its a little more than over the rust,

sand the rust off, cut off any unstable /thin metal, aluminum foil tape, then bondo, sand and paint

i would never just bondo strait over it
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How long has the current spark plugs and wires been on there. that'd be a nice project (and by nice i mean PITA knuckle buster)
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ah ha that is a good idea, not only the sparks and cables but the distributer is old


anything else?
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have the tires balanced and rotated if they need it.
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well i hope to sand the rust off the wheels and repaint them a balance might be a good idea
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this stuff is probaly listed but im gunna give a full run down.

Tune up
- Plugs
- Wires
- Cap
- Rotor
- Fuel filter
- PCV
- Air filter

Fluids:
- Tranny
- Transfer case (if so equipped)
- Axles(s)
- Oil changes w/ filter
- PS fluid
- Coolant w/ flush

Misc:
- Clean battery terminals
- Clean grounds
- Check ball joints, tie rods, tie rod ends, u-joints

thats about all i can think of. oh and while ur inside the diffs give everything a good once over for any play or wear.
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