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spark plug wires should last a very long time, so just check them when you get the plugs done, and replace if they're worn out. wires don't really wear with distance, it's time and heat cycles that cause the insulation to eventually degrade. usually there good for several years look for cracking of insulation, particularly at joints. check for corrosion of ...


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Use a dry erase board (whiteboard) I use a whiteboard in the garage. Low tech, but very effective. I track not only necessary service date/mileage, but also when they're due for government inspection and also any other minor items I notice but don't want to fix right then. So for me, it looks something like this: vehicle next svc date/mi ...


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I make my own little paper tag. It has three things on it Date of last oil change Mileage at last oil change Mileage at next oil change. (generally I use 5000 mile increments) I write real small. the tag is 1" x 1.5" or so. Then I use scotch tape to tape this tag to the upper left hand corner of the windshield on the inside of the car. The ones the ...


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Go to the local parts store. They have small plastic stickers which remind you when to change the oil; in the USA, they're usually free, as long as you don't take hundreds. Get one for each vehicle, and put it on the windscreen - 'next service at 315,000 or August 2017' (OK, you can see how old my cars are!). To remember, just drive the vehicle and look up. ...



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