Maintenance Question

Discussion in 'Dodge Challenger General Maintenance' started by 2010RT, Nov 10, 2019 at 3:35 PM.

  1. 2010RT

    2010RT Full Access Member

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    The car is now in for winter
    I’m going to do a brake conversion to the Power Stop Z26 rotor, pads and callipers.
    I haven’t looked to thoroughly
    but don’t see many grease fittings in the suspension. Does anyone know of a document that shows the grease points?
    All oils have been changed, will probably flush the rad in the spring.
    Any other maintenance recommendations to help pass the long winter?
     
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    Pull the fan shroud inspect blades, mine gave out so I know have a new brushless setup with a Ron Davis radiator ,

    I had bad luck in past with power stop
    Check out Baer brakes

    Only safe way to grease will you upgrade parts they have a small grease needle you can add grease to all your oem parts, then brake clean boot an silicone, front wheel hubs you can take the cap off an inspect bearing add grease as needed .

    Wax.. polish, get a coat of chemical guys jetseal to prep for after winter ... I can find more if you need lol


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    If your car will not be moving all winter, put it up on jack stands to prevent flat spotting of the tires.

    Also, how many miles does it have? Are you the original owner?
     
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    Using Power Stop rotors and pads here. No problems at all. Still have the stock calipers.


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    I have the car on a lift with the wheels tucked away.
    I am not the original owner and the car has 45000. KMS on it, which is about 28000 miles.
    I have ordered new plugs to put in as well.
    I like to have an idea on what the status is of the maintenance and since I have no records to go by I’ll start the baseline now....
     
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    If I’m not mistaken, plug change on the 5.7 is every 30,000 miles. I know the newer ones can go longer. But check your owners manual for sure. I have a 2009 and that’s what mine says. Plus I use mobil1 oil and a KN oil filter and change oil every 5-6000 miles. I had my transmission serviced with amsoil synthetic fluid at around the 55,000 mile mark.


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    I drive my Challenger all year but I throw in 3-4 ounces of Stabil 360 then top the fuel tank off for my classic muscle car. Full tank keep the moisture/condensation down and the Stabil keeps the gas from going bad and keeps the injectors or carburetor from plugging up.