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Hello I just passed 30,000 miles on my car. What should be done to the engine for regular maintenance. Also, what are some great mods that improve handling/performance. I what are some mods that are cool/ improve looks Any help would be great. Thanks
 

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it's in your manual :gringreen
Although I still haven't changed the cabin air filter. :shigrin

30,000 Mile Service Schedule

  • Inspect automatic transmission fluid level (if equipped with underhood dipstick)
  • Replace fuel filter
  • Replace cabin air filter
  • Replace engine air filter
  • Perform multi-point inspection
  • Inspect and lubricate all non-sealed steering linkage,ball joints,suspension joints,half and drive-shafts and u-joints
  • Inspect brake pads/shoes/rotors/drums, brake lines and hoses, and parking brake system
  • Inspect complete exhaust system and heat shields
  • Inspect engine cooling system and hoses
  • Change engine oil and replace oil filter (Up to 5 quarts of oil. Perform at specified mileage interval or every 6 months, whichever occurs first)
  • Rotate and inspect tires; check wheel end play and turning noise
 

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it's in your manual :gringreen
Although I still haven't changed the cabin air filter. :shigrin

30,000 Mile Service Schedule

  • Inspect automatic transmission fluid level (if equipped with underhood dipstick)
  • Replace fuel filter
  • Replace cabin air filter
  • Replace engine air filter
  • Perform multi-point inspection
  • Inspect and lubricate all non-sealed steering linkage,ball joints,suspension joints,half and drive-shafts and u-joints
  • Inspect brake pads/shoes/rotors/drums, brake lines and hoses, and parking brake system
  • Inspect complete exhaust system and heat shields
  • Inspect engine cooling system and hoses
  • Change engine oil and replace oil filter (Up to 5 quarts of oil. Perform at specified mileage interval or every 6 months, whichever occurs first)
  • Rotate and inspect tires; check wheel end play and turning noise
mine had spiders living in the cabin air filter. I'd change it if i was you :)
 

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it's in your manual :gringreen
Although I still haven't changed the cabin air filter. :shigrin

30,000 Mile Service Schedule

  • Inspect automatic transmission fluid level (if equipped with underhood dipstick)
  • Replace fuel filter
  • Replace cabin air filter
  • Replace engine air filter
  • Perform multi-point inspection
  • Inspect and lubricate all non-sealed steering linkage,ball joints,suspension joints,half and drive-shafts and u-joints
  • Inspect brake pads/shoes/rotors/drums, brake lines and hoses, and parking brake system
  • Inspect complete exhaust system and heat shields
  • Inspect engine cooling system and hoses
  • Change engine oil and replace oil filter (Up to 5 quarts of oil. Perform at specified mileage interval or every 6 months, whichever occurs first)
  • Rotate and inspect tires; check wheel end play and turning noise

Just an odd and slightly off, but slightly on topic question. We don't have a link to our user manual's in PDF form on the forums somewhere by chance?
 

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All the info you need is in the Owners Manual. It's also on line so you can down load it if you don't have one. There is a lot of good info in there.
 

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Thanks a lot for this list, i will have to get doing some of the items. Any mod suggestions.
Have you done CAI and tune yet. That's number 1.

For appearance - chin spoiler, stripes, blackout panel, hood scoop.
 

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C&L is what I went with. But JLT is anothe good one. With an SCT tuner, makes a big difference.
 

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At 30K you should rip out the engine and forge it (it is in the manual). For a mod.....supercharge it.

NOTE: I am only at ~ 9K so that is why I haven't done this maintenance yet.....:gringreen
 

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At 30K you should rip out the engine and forge it (it is in the manual). For a mod.....supercharge it.

NOTE: I am only at ~ 9K so that is why I haven't done this maintenance yet.....:gringreen
dont forget the front end only has a life of around 30k miles, so you'll need a gt500 grill, bumper and hood. wheels will fall off if you go too much further so you'll need some deep dish 18's, staggered, with fat stickies. And your exhaust system is probably close to the end of it's life, so remove the cats and go with an offroad x-pipe with slp loudmouths.

i thought this was all common knowledge?
 
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