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Old 12-05-2018, 03:19 PM
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I figured I'd start a diary/log of my maintenance. Partly so I can keep track of my own stuff, but also to share with others what has been done, and at what mileage




23,500 mi
04/2018 = Purchased the car



24,000 mi
05/11/2018 = K&N Engine Air Filter
05/11/2018 = K&N Cabin Air Filter


28,500 mi
06/27/2018 = Tires (Hankook Ventus V2 Concept 2 H457 195/50 R15)


30,000 mi
07/08/2018 = Oil Change + Bottle Of Techron Fuel Inj Cleaner



32,500 mi
08/05/2018 = Stock Air Box Removed (end k&n engine air filter)
08/05/2018 = Weapon R Intake Installed
08/05/2018 = Oil Catch Can




34,500 mi
09/30/2018 = Bottle Of Techron Fuel Inj Cleaner


35,000 mi
10/09/2018 = Tein Coilovers


37,500 mi
11/06/2018 = Oil Change + Toe Alignment + Rotate Tires





40,000 miles
12/08/2018 = a bottle of techron + new brake pads/calipers/rotors and ss lines




 

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Old 12-05-2018, 03:20 PM
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Re Grease End Links = 50k
Next Tire Rotation = 56k
Next Cabin Air Filter Cleaning = 60k
Next Intake Filter Cleaning = 60k
Next Techron Bottle = 60k
Next Oil Change = 62500 mi




Next Valve Adjustment = ?
Next Trans Fluid = ?
Next Spark Plugs Replace = ?
Re Tighten Spark Plugs = ?
 

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Old 12-05-2018, 03:48 PM
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Btw, suggestions/input are welcome
 
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Are you also keeping tabs on whether the fuel efficiency of the Fit is changing before/after your maintenance? For example, steady decline in MPG, changed air filter, MPG at xx.x.
 
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Old 12-06-2018, 02:00 PM
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yes and no. not in depth to the tune of "replaced engine air filter, mpg increased to X" .... BUT .... when I do my fuelly logs, I do put notes in there. also, when/if I see big dips in mpg, I immediately would notice and take action if needed.

if I make a change that increased mpg, I try my best to share. Example .... lighter wheels + tires + higher psi = mpg increase. or, roof vortex generators = no mpg change. etc etc.


2015 Honda Fit (Honda Fit) | Fuelly


 
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Ahh, yes, Fuelly. I should utilize that to help me keep track. I am happy whenever I get north of 30 in the Fit - the other two (MDX, Odyssey) average 28mpg....downhill!
 
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Old 12-10-2018, 03:04 PM
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12/08/2018 - 40k miles:

-dumped a bottle of techron
-new brake pads/calipers/rotors and ss lines




 

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Old 12-10-2018, 06:25 PM
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I hadn't realized that you put a sad Fit back on the road. Was it previously totaled? Nice work getting it back on the road.

That first picture is almost comical. It looks like a bomb went off inside the car and blew the doors, bumper, etc off. Funny and sad at the same time.
 
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Old 12-10-2018, 06:43 PM
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it is indeed, salvage title. a few things I avoid if/when I buy such a car:

-deployed air bags
-water/flood related damage
-anything that touched the motor
-frame damage (non repairable)

in this case, it was just the right amount of damage .... in teh right amount of non critical areas ... to put the bill over a certain total .... which results in a "total loss". IIRC, alot of insurance companies will total out a car if you go over 75% of acv (here in CA anyway)

funny story, my prev car (lexus ct) was 5% away from being "a total loss" by virtue of simple rear ender, which did not deploy air bags .... of the near 20k in damages... a crap ton of it was just labor alone
 
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huh, i didnt know it was a salvaged car. i did notice earlier on that the silver paint wasnt consistent on the doors but didnt think too much of it. thought maybe a small fender bender watever. GJ on the car.
 
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03/21/2019 = 45892 = new coolant (after accident)



04/03/2019 - 47000 = rotate tires (directional tires, left front to left rears -> left rears to left front..... same side, no criss crossing)



04/03/2019 = 47172 = t rev
 

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04/06/2019 - Oil Change + Dumped Out Oil Catch Can, 47500 miles

Oil = Mobil 1 0w-20, Extended Performance, High Mileage Formula
Filter = Purolator "BOSS"
(Both Items Rated for 15k)

Catch Can At About 30ml factoring residue stuck in the steel wool ball, and a little bit left in the can itself



 

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Old 04-07-2019, 09:51 PM
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04/07/2019 - Cleaned K&N Cabin Air Filter, 48k




04/07/2019 - Cleaned K&N Engine Air Filter, 48k

 

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05/05/2019 - 50k miles:

-dumped a bottle of techron


 
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05/11/2019 - 51k = Re Greased Moog "Problem Solver" End Links






05/11/2019 - 51k = rotate tires (directional tires, left front to left rears -> left rears to left front..... same side, no criss crossing)



NOTE:
EARLY to the rotation this go around .... this was due to loss of traction, in wet conditions. I noticed the fronts have much less tread compared to the rears, and this will more than likely be the last rotation, until a brand new set of tires are purchased in the near future.
 
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