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Sharing the insanity :LOL: of doing the maintenance the way I do every 50k, plus was curious on the cost of it all. I will detail the service, cost of the fluid and who did the work (some of it I dont do)

  • Oil Change:
    • Oil: Royal Purple 15w-40
    • Quantity: 14 quarts
    • Cost:118.93 + tax
    • Filter #1: Napa Gold
    • Cost: $16.64 + tax
    • Filter #2: Amsoil BK110
    • Cost: $45.80 + tax
    • Addon: Stiction Eliminator
    • Quantity: 1 quart
    • Cost: $29.99 + tax
    • Labor: Est. $45 for oil change & additional filter change
    • Total Parts: $209.37
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  • Fuel Filter:
    • Filter #1: Baldwin 7977
    • Cost: $16.60
    • Filter #2: Donaldson P51355 (?) (Swapped every 25k)
    • Cost: $17.98
    • Total: $34.58 + tax
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  • Transmission
    • Oil: Royal Purple 75w-90
    • Quantity: 3 Quarts
    • Cost: $60.09 + tax
    • Oil: Royal Purple Synchromax
    • Quantity: 3 quarts
    • Cost: $55.77 + tax
    • Oil: Lucas synthetic oil stabilizer
    • Quantity: 1 quart
    • Cost: $13.98 + tax
    • Total: $129.84 + Tax
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  • Transfer Case
    • Oil: Royal Purple SynchroMax
    • Qty: 2 quarts
    • Cost: $37.18 + tax
    • Total $37.18 + tax
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  • Front Differential
    • Oil: Royal Purple 75w-90
    • Quantity: 3 quarts
    • Cost: $60.27 + tax
    • Total: $60.27 + tax
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  • Rear Differential
    • Oil: Royal Purple 75w-90
    • Quantity: 4 Quarts
    • Cost: $80.36 + tax
    • Total: $80.36 + tax
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  • Power Steering
    • Oil: Royal Purple ATF Max
    • Quantity: 2 Quarts
    • Cost: $31.18 + tax
    • Total: 31.18 + tax
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  • Brake Flush (Les Schwab)
    • Cost: est $99.99 + tax
    • Total:
Notes​
Total Parts = 582.78 + tax​
Total Labor = $145 est (oil change & brake flush)​

Overkill? Maybe... Been doing this since around 100k but not all aligned to the 50k interval (250k, 300k, 350k etc) on the odometer until 250k. I allows me to not have to think about when a service is due and have peace of mind that the truck needs nothing until that next interval of either 10k (oil & fuel) 25k (3 um filter) or 50k (all of it)

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Damn , I used to think I maintained my truck pretty good, guess not ! Lol !
Right now here’s my list
Front diff RP 75-140 275k “freespin kit so doesn’t really get used in my mind “
Rear diff RP 75-140 175k mag-hytec cover
Trans RP max atf 191k mag-hytec DD pan
Engine oil delo 15-40 mopar filter every 10k
My fuel filters get changed on a pressure basis , idle is 12-13 psi once it drops to around 7 psi I start to see mpg suffer so that’s where I change at . Last change was around 60k
 

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Why 14 quarts of oil?
 

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Don’t forget to flush your brake fluid. Every 100k or 5 years. Brake fluid is hydroscopic and absorbs water. Water boils under high pressure & causes internal corrosion.
One fluid many overlook until they need to bleed the brakes after line or caliper change.
 

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Don’t forget to flush your brake fluid. Every 100k or 5 years. Brake fluid is hydroscopic and absorbs water. Water boils under high pressure & causes internal corrosion.
One fluid many overlook until they need to bleed the brakes after line or caliper change.
Post #1... already on there... and trust me, I dont forget anything... unless I'm going to the store for 1 item and didnt have a list :ROFLMAO:
 

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Nice! my 3 um filter does not make it much past 25k, cant image trying to run both out to 60k
I used to run the ff 5320 but this last time I went to the Donaldson dbf 5814 , my ws is the fs1212 . I change it first and see what the pressure does , usually it’s 2-1 change
 
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I’ve been following your posts for years now & didn’t think you would miss that. All I seen in post #1 was brakes.
The comment was for all the other viewers reading. I just wanted to add my $0.02.
BTW, Stiction Eliminator helped some on my oil consumption. Down to a qt/1500km’s. Thanks for the tip
 
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I’ve been following your posts for years now & didn’t think you would miss that. All I seen in post #1 was brakes.
The comment was for all the other viewers reading. I just wanted to add my $0.02.
BTW, Stiction Eliminator helped some on my oil consumption. Down to a qt/1500km’s. Thanks for the tip
Thats awesome! Glad to hear it!

Yeah I did not catch the brakes missing the flush part... fixed it. Thanks for pointing that out.
 

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My first oil change i did 12 quarts per the manual and had to drain a quart to bring it within the dipstick. Also, wouldnt have thought the amsoil thing was 1.5 quarts.
Updated Post #1 & Newbies guide with Capacities Pic

Here is a link to the filter used... it is massive. Mine is mounted on the frame which has extended lines to & from the engine. Return line is on the motor oil fill cap.


 

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Does your truck have a leveling kit on it? If so that will change oil level on dipstick.
No sir, it won't change the reading on the dip stick but maybe a mm. My son refuses to check his oil level on any incline for this exact same reasoning and I just can't seem to get him to understand it either. LOL
 

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It does but it hasnt affecting the trans fluid level nor has it changed anything on any other vehicle i have leveled before.
I know a couple of ex Mopar techs now self employed. They drain the oil for 15 minutes, fill the new filter and add the balance of the three gallons in there. My reads over too as do most but that's the spec.
 
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