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Stopped by Honda and Walmart today..

Picked up some:
Castrol Full synth 5w-30 + filter
Honda Radiator Coolant (wanted $28 ! .. paid $18)
Honda Shin-Etsu Grease (wanted $26 ! .. paid $16)
Honda Power Steering

Changed my own oil today, first time in a while, felt good ;)
Also changed Power steering (was black)

For Radiator, is this right?
1) Lift up the front
2) unplug the cap on the bottom of radiator
3) fill it up with distilled water
4) run it with heater on for a few minutes
5) repeat (2,3,4)
6) fill up with Honda Radiator fluid (1 gallon enough?)

For Shin-Etsu Grease
My car whistles at high speeds, heard this helps a lot to reduce it.
What do I do with it? Take of the rubber seals and grease underneath them?

Does a valve adjustment cost $175 at the dealer :eek: .. read around people paying $60-$80 at dealers

How do you tell which motor mount is bad? What do you look for?
 

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they quoted me like 300 for valve adjustment, i went and bought feeler gauges and read up in the diy and did it my self. screw the stealership. i think you need to visually inspect them, usually the back or front mount is what goes bad.
 

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wtf! isnt is supposed to be like estimated time by manual ~ 1.5 (hours/labor) x $55 (labor/hour) = $82 ?? well i know i can get 20% off so $140 but shesh rather just get a feeler guage and DIY.

looked at the DIY earlier today, how long did it take you and was it complicated?

EDIT: average dealer is over $100 per hour rate :eek: , so yea $150+ for valve adjustment
 
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