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Had some things laying around that needed done so i did a few of them today......

1. oil and filter changed— used a qt of lucas stabilizer for good measure.....

2. changed all the spark plugs. They were overdue but not to bad... maybe 35-40k on em

3. noticed serpentine belt was looking rough. Assuming it was factory and i had one lying around(lol) i swapped it as well. Ive seen threads speaking of doing it without removal of the reservoir. It can be done but its hell lol. A 2x2 board,18-24inch 1/2 ratchet, and a lot of cussing and ingenuity will get it done:ROFLMAO:

4. Put a 245/65/17 bfg rugged terrain under that baby as a full size spare. I run 245/70 but its better than the donut!

woulda done the air filter too but store didn't have it. Will pick one up tomorrow. Going to rotate the tires and grease some ball joints tomorrow.
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LOL Serp belt curse club... You are now an official member! :ROFLMAO:
Why not drop a K&N air filter in there? The Nitro will thank you for the extra air to breath.
 

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LOL Serp belt curse club... You are now an official member! :ROFLMAO:
Why not drop a K&N air filter in there? The Nitro will thank you for the extra air to breath.
Thats prob what ill grab.... didnt get a chance to get it yesterday.... will look today when i go to work. I did manage to get my tires rotated yesterday, and ball joints greased while tires were off. I also removed the air dam... will trim it and reinstall when i get time. Im going to an offroad truck park this coming weekend ( weather permitting)and want the extra clearance. Also why i wanted everything done before i got in the woods and got stranded lol
 

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Belt curse club. LoL
Guess I joined that in Dec '19. Was getting belt squeal every morning when Wife started her Nitro.
It only has 81k miles on it but time takes a toll, New tensioner, new belt and all is well.
I pulled the reservoir and glad I did.
 

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Lol yea its a biotchhhhhh with the reservoir in lol but it can be done! Prob be just as quick or quicker to remove it I agree anyone who wants to do it without removing it.... needs a 24” ratchet..... 2x2 board.... a lot of patience.... and a good stiff drink lol
 

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Yeah, that's what I figured, Timewise and less stress.
 

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My reservoirs were full so I just left it in so save the mess and money refilling. Potato, potato. Lol sounds dif when I say it
 

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If I was swapping the tensioner I’d of def pulled the reservoir
 

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Lol when u remove and disconnect the hoses the fluids gada go somewhere
 

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coolant overflow comes out of the top and wiper fluid can plug the hose.
 
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