Hi guys i own a staingray and i did my 3rd service myself .
warning: Always do service at company service centers at correct time, to avoid warranty issues and claims.
this is done by me at my own risk. and with my experiences . items bought:
oil castrol 20 w 40
1 lit anti freeze
half liter dot3 brake fluid
3 liters of distilled water
cabin air filter
total cost Rs.2160 tools and other items
engine oil flush new tool added to garage:
oil filter remove tool
what i did :
>jacked up wheels , removed tyres
>cleaned with brake cleaner
>removed old and added caliper grease to the boots
>removed drum cover and cleaned with compressed air, sprayed silicon grease to the springs , fitted cover back
>bleaded and filled the brake fluid simultaneously in order of front right,rear left,front left, rear right.
> silicon greased caliper pin and fitted the pads
>fitted tyres back and jacked down.
> removed bumper
> removed radiator hose , bottom side, collected coolant in a pan,
> started engine with heater on , and filled water on top cap and flushing the system by simultaneously collecting the water in bottom. and closed the bottom tube and top cap with plain water as coolant and left car till thermostat opens and radiator fan works
, revved car after fan stared running and turned off engine and left it to cool for 10 mins
> opened cap slighty and release the pressure and drained the whole system and filled with 1 lit of anti freeze (green) and rest distilled water.
> cleaned reservoir tank and filled with distilled water up-to the level marked.
> added 30ml of Bosch engine flush to engine oil and idled car for 5 mins
> drained oil and changed oil filter
> topped up 3l of oil
> sprayed de-greaser to engine bay where dirt's and grease dust where there
> cleaned with soft grizzle brush all over , all u need is some elbow grease
> pressure hosed the dirt
> took for water wash nearby without bumper and cleaned engine bay, radiator , gear cable joints and under body, also interior and exterior Rs.300 for it
>came back and fitted all back and went for alignment and balancing
>polished the interior and exterior
>topped up battery water
>tighten head cover bolts
> other chassis bolts
lubricated : bonnet hinge, rear door hinge ,all door hinges
> drove about 10 kms , and checked coolent , brake , engine oil level.
> came back and bleaded brake fluid a bit , as i felt a bit spongy and after it was good .
>>>>>>>>> that s it as of now