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Mabel Fuel-up Log

1997 BMW 318ti
Property of Mathieu66. Added Apr 28 2014

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May 19 2019

Used a turkey baster to suck out 4oz of the old power steering fluid and then replaced with RP Synchromax. Turned the steering wheel over 5 times back and forth and then sucked out and replaced 4 more oz. Old stuff was dark but not black,

  • 237,500

Added by Mathieu66 on May 19 2019 at 9:18 pm


Drained and refilled gear box with Royal Purple Syncromax. Did it myself. Old stuff was still cherry red but gear box was getting a tad notchy.

  • 237,700

Added by Mathieu66 on May 19 2019 at 9:15 pm


Drained and refilled differential with Amsoil 75W-140. Did it myself. Old stuff was a bit dark but not bad for 35k miles.

  • 237,700

Added by Mathieu66 on May 19 2019 at 9:13 pm


May 13 2019

Back to premium

  • 237,588
  • 12.270
  • $4.439
  • $54.47
  • 25.9

Added by Mathieu66 on May 13 2019 at 3:00 pm


May 8 2019

Fixed drivers window regulator. It's fine to 3/4's down but falls off the guide rail after. Reattached drivers door panel too. It's solid now.Used phillips screws instead of torx.

  • 237,550

Added by Mathieu66 on May 13 2019 at 3:05 pm


May 2 2019

Regular this tank

  • 237,270
  • 13.050
  • $4.199
  • $54.80
  • 23.8

Added by Mathieu66 on May 2 2019 at 1:17 pm


Apr 12 2019

32 and 34

  • 236,960

Added by Mathieu66 on Apr 12 2019 at 7:00 pm


  • 236,960
  • 13.160
  • $4.399
  • $57.89
  • 23.2

Added by Mathieu66 on Apr 12 2019 at 6:57 pm


Mar 30 2019

Wix 1006-2 cabin air filters installed. Old ones very dirty. 26k at replacement.

  • 236,655

Added by Mathieu66 on Mar 30 2019 at 1:08 pm


Mar 26 2019

Installed new pivot pins on drivers side regulator and greased liberally.

  • 236,500

Added by Mathieu66 on Mar 26 2019 at 7:24 pm


Genuine BMW fuel sending unit and seal self installed. Eliminated the gas leak after fill up.

  • 236,500

Added by Mathieu66 on Mar 26 2019 at 7:21 pm


91 octane

  • 236,655
  • 11.170
  • $3.999
  • $44.67
  • 22.7

Added by Mathieu66 on Mar 26 2019 at 7:10 pm


Mar 24 2019

Replaced Wix air filter and cleaned throttle body and MAF sensor

  • 236,500

Added by Mathieu66 on Mar 24 2019 at 4:20 am


Mar 14 2019

Had Bob at El Camino install Textar front brakes (same part # as BMW OEM) and Pierburg air pump valve (EGR). Had it towed to him after it didn't start on Sunday night. He couldn't find anything wrong but did access and clean up the ECM with contact cleaner.

  • 236,500

Added by Mathieu66 on Mar 14 2019 at 7:39 pm


Mar 8 2019

Back to premium on this tank

  • 236,401
  • 11.390
  • $3.699
  • $42.13
  • 24.3

Added by Mathieu66 on Mar 8 2019 at 12:07 pm


Feb 20 2019

To LA and back. Lots of idling too.

  • 236,124
  • 8.160
  • $3.359
  • $27.41
  • 28.1

Added by Mathieu66 on Feb 20 2019 at 9:18 pm


Feb 18 2019

Amsoil Premium 10-40w and Mann filter service. Had to have El Camino vacuum pump the oil out after drain plug stuck.

  • 236,109

Added by Mathieu66 on Feb 18 2019 at 4:17 pm


Feb 16 2019

Poured a 16oz can of Seafoam into the gas tank before driving to Los Angeles

  • 235,900

Added by Mathieu66 on Feb 18 2019 at 4:29 pm


Feb 12 2019

  • 235,895
  • 12.140
  • $3.359
  • $40.78
  • 23.1

Added by Mathieu66 on Feb 12 2019 at 6:30 pm


Jan 25 2019

First tank on regular post cat converter. Refilled with it. Dozen or so trips to Yoga Sapien.

  • 235,614
  • 12.670
  • $3.299
  • $41.80
  • 25.9

Added by Mathieu66 on Jan 25 2019 at 8:23 pm


Jan 19 2019

Tire Pressure

  • 235,600

Added by Mathieu66 on Feb 18 2019 at 4:20 pm


Jan 14 2019

Regular on this tank

  • 235,286
  • 12.520
  • $3.299
  • $41.30
  • 24.7

Added by Mathieu66 on Jan 14 2019 at 6:20 pm


Dec 26 2018

Tire pressure 29 Front, 35 back

  • 234,977
  • 12.320
  • $3.699
  • $45.57
  • 24.8

Added by Mathieu66 on Dec 26 2018 at 11:55 am


Dec 9 2018

Negative battery cable changed

  • 234,672
  • 11.850
  • $3.760
  • $44.56
  • 23.9

Added by Mathieu66 on Dec 9 2018 at 9:17 pm


Nov 30 2018

Replaced negative ground. Wouldn't start for 10 minutes today.

  • 234,000

Added by Mathieu66 on Nov 30 2018 at 6:26 pm


Nov 22 2018

mainly short city trips

  • 234,389
  • 12.370
  • $3.859
  • $47.74
  • 26.6

Added by Mathieu66 on Nov 22 2018 at 8:38 pm


Nov 9 2018

All city trips less than 10 miles.

  • 234,060
  • 10.680
  • $3.959
  • $42.28
  • 24.5

Added by Mathieu66 on Nov 9 2018 at 5:24 pm


Oct 25 2018

Magnaflow 448005 installed by Rod's Muffler. Old original was in bad condition. Rattling gone.

  • 233,800

Added by Mathieu66 on Oct 27 2018 at 6:22 pm


Oct 24 2018

Mostly short trips.Back to premium after P0420 code last two tanks.

  • 233,798
  • 11.700
  • $4.099
  • $47.96
  • 25.9

Added by Mathieu66 on Oct 24 2018 at 12:14 pm


Oct 9 2018

CEL of P0420 came on. Ran Cataclean at 233450 and switched back to supreme.Also, had battery replaced at Pep Boys when negative terminal corroded and broke.

  • 233,495
  • 12.500
  • $4.089
  • $51.11
  • 27.0

Added by Mathieu66 on Oct 9 2018 at 8:45 am


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