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Old 12-05-2018, 04:19 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, 04:20 PM
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Planned:
Re Tighten Spark Plugs = 40000 mi
Next Tire Rotation = 46500 mi
Next Oil Change = 47500 mi
Next Intake Filter Cleaning = 47500 mi
Cabin Air Filter Cleaning = 48000 mi




Next Valve Adjustment = ?
Next Trans Fluid = ?
Next Engine Coolant Replace = ?
Next Spark Plugs Replace = ?
 

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Old 12-05-2018, 04:48 PM
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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, 03:00 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.


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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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12/08/2018 - 40k miles:

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



 
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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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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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