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ftillier

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DateMileageDescriptionCostVendorNotes
2017-06-2975769PPI150PDX Britishworn LCA bushings, brakes
2017-07-0675799Purchase27652East Side ImportsDid only the lower rear bushings with poly, left the front lower alone. Timing chains done by Green Oval.
2017-07-10Roof rack keys10.45Thule
2017-07-1075899- Poly bushings install, new lower ball joints
- Alignment
- Diff Fluid Service
- Diff Fluids
- Transfer Case Fluid Service
- Transfer Case Fluid
- Brake Fluid Flush
- Brake Fluid
1400
150
130
52
130
42
130
21
PDX BritishUnclear if the correct fluid was used in rear locker... Also taking the **** with the poly bushing install.
2017-07-13759474@Nokian WR G3840Tire Factory
2017-07-203rd row seatbelt strap141.08JLR
2017-07-20Hitch lock32.12JLR
2017-08-10Replacement passenger front door glass (smash & grab)285Portland Glass Service
Done poorly, door card damage found later.
2017-12-1580120Oil Change165PDX British
2018-03-08Registration Renewal171
2018-03-17Headlight bulb19.99OReilly's
2018-06-05New owner's manual (smash & grab from earlier)69.99Ebay
2018-06-05Trailer Harness (Genuine)167.34Ebay
2018-07-3085143- Oil change
- New Key
165
385
PDX BritishCould not get key to program... Suggested changing antenna, etc. Declined and took to JLR later.
2018-07-30MAP sensor
Front wipers
144.21
37.19
JLR
2018-07-31Air Filter
Cabin Filter
54.95
18.35
AmazonMann filters
2018-11-08Program 2nd Key85JLRWorked without issue
2018-12-01Headlight bulb19.99OReilly's
2019-09-1389448- 90K service
- Oil Change
- Brake Fluid Flush
- Heated Mirror troubleshooting
149.85
165.16
200.16
108
Matrix Integrated
2019-11-21~90300Oil change and something else?310.35Matrix Integrated
2020-04-25Registration Renewal181
2020-10-20Rear Wiper14.74NAPA
2021-03-2796163Oil Change173.39Matrix Integrated
2021-09-184@Lug Nuts72.20JLRStupid design
2022-01-2199202- Water pump
- hoses
- front and rear crossover pipes
- Serpentine belt
- Fan belt
- Intake Manifold Gaskets
- Dexcool
- Front Wipers
1484.06Columbia Rovers
2022-02-02IID Tool498Lucky8
2022-02-1099419- Oil Change
- Oil treatment (BG EPR/MOA)
- Power steering Flush
- Tranny Fluid Flush, new pan
160
45
113.87
1126.07
Columbia Rovers
2022-02-14Compressor bracket, desiccant kit104.50Amazon
2022-03-02Rear view mirror glass, driver & passenger199Lucky8Fixed the lack of defrosting
2022-04-01XLifter591.60XLifter
2022-04-135@Toyo AT31540Discount Tire
2022-04-25Registration Renewal278wow, big jump in cost...
2022-07-12Brake fluid cleaner, caliper pin lube18.86Autozone
2022-07-12Rear brake pads123.03JLRquoted $1341.67 to replace just pads
2022-11-02Tie rods, Coolant84.37FCPEuro
2022-11-05Headlight Bulbs51.49FCPEuroPhillips extra bright
2022-12-02Alignment150Columbia RovingCame back with wheel crooked
2022-12-14104551Alignment, take 20Columbia RovingCame back even worse
2023-01-06105220Oil change kit132.44FCPEuro
2023-01-20Alignment, take 3150PDX Britishcame back wheel crooked
2023-02-21Long Life Bulbs24.37FCPEuro
2023-03-01Eisen Lug Nuts39.99AmazonSingle-piece!
2023-05-04Redarc Trailer Brake Controller184.79Summit Racing
2023-07-10Gas cap53.99FCPEurolanyard broke, cap got forgotten
2023-07-17110020Oil change kit, MAP sensor171.20FCPEuroMAP sensor probably didn't need to be replaced, got a code though. Likely needs Throttle Body cleaning.
2023-08-19Interstate H8 AGM Battery169.99Costco
2023-12-24114185Control arms386.50FCPEuroNeeded ball joints, and didn't like the poly bushings, so replaced the entire arms.
2024-01-11114481Timken Hubs542.82Lucky8FCPEuro was mega expensive.
2024-01-20valve block O-Ring kit34.95British Parts of UtahRebuilt front valve block
2024-01-27115013Oil Change Kit64.61FCPEuroStore credit offset the price
2024-01-27Hitachi Compressor468.67Amazon
2024-02-05Alignment355.42Green OvalAfter resetting height calibration, rear tie rods did not cooperate. Hopefully the last alignment for a while.
2024-02-14Windshield100Collision Auto GlassRock chip that led to a crack
TOTAL$43491.10
 

itsaguything

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Well, I for one wish you didn’t post this. I was living quite happily in denial.
Of course, you could have bought a new Kia for that total. But you’ll need at least double that for anything “real”.
 

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im not feeling as bad anymore! despite sounding like a broken record have your pcv valve and vacuum pump inspected/replaced.
 

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Nice. I keep the same spreadsheet for mine, however, I deliberately chose not to include a cost column. I'm happier that way.
 

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So you put about 17k in it since 2017?

$17000/84 months = $202 US/ month for upkeep. Doesn't seem crazy bad.. I'm at $107 Cdn/month ($75ish US) but I do most my own work and am thrifty.
 

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Some of the big ticket items were preventative maintenance: diff/transfer case fluids, cooling system, power steering fluid flush, tranny fluid flush. Those were expensive, and end up making things look worse than they are, and should be relatively infrequent given how much we drive it. Other things were me just being proactive, like the compressor replacement, or replacing the entire LCAs rather than just the ball joints because I wanted to get away from the poly bushings. Hopefully with the preventative maintenance done the costs per mile and per month end up dropping going forward (barring me breaking something while offroading). I'm doing more of the work myself now too, which will also help. I'm not properly accounting for the store credits at FCPEuro from returning used fluids, either, but that hasn't been significant.
 

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So you put about 17k in it since 2017?

$17000/84 months = $202 US/ month for upkeep. Doesn't seem crazy bad.. I'm at $107 Cdn/month ($75ish US) but I do most my own work and am thrifty.
when people talk about cents per mile do they typically include or exclude the cost of the vehicle?
 

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Oh god... why did you do this? My list is pretty extensive, including but not limited to everything you did plus 2 transmissions (1 new and 1 used), timing chain, exhaust manifold gaskets, 2x rear driveshafts, new cooling components twice, new air suspension overhaul, new front diff, countless oil changes, 4x batteries, and that's just normal stuff. I didn't include 2 sets 6x wheels and tires, brake conversion, roof rack, rtt, ladder, 270 awning, regular awning, ensuite shower, hidden winch, rear tire carrier, etc...

OMG... I may have easily doubled your expenses minus labor after warranty expired. No wonder why my wife is always mad at me for working on the truck.
 

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when people talk about cents per mile do they typically include or exclude the cost of the vehicle?

I think it is up to the user. When talking maintenance I just use whatever money I have plowed into it divided by the months of ownership or miles driven. With total cost of ownership I use that I paid for it minus an estimated current sale price to give a current running number. For instance I am currently using a $10k Cdn ($7.2k US) estimated sale price. That being said in my mind the LR4 was depreciated off a long time ago and owes my nothing. If something major popped up it would be the hard decision time. I ma hobby fix it over time.
 

ftillier

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Oh god... why did you do this?
People often ask what things cost, I figured I'd add some data for folks to help make decisions. I don't think it's terrible, to be honest - it's been a great vehicle for our family of 6 and has found a renewed purpose as an adventure vehicle now that kids are growing up.
My list is pretty extensive, including but not limited to everything you did plus 2 transmissions (1 new and 1 used), timing chain, exhaust manifold gaskets, 2x rear driveshafts, new cooling components twice, new air suspension overhaul, new front diff, countless oil changes, 4x batteries, and that's just normal stuff. I didn't include 2 sets 6x wheels and tires, brake conversion, roof rack, rtt, ladder, 270 awning, regular awning, ensuite shower, hidden winch, rear tire carrier, etc...
I probably should have excluded "discretionary" items, such as the XLifter and trailer brake controller, those aren't really maintenance. When I do sliders, that also isn't maintenance and won't go on that list. Perhaps I'll add a separate table for discretionary items where I can also track the gear I've accumulated for off-roading. Lucky for me, ours came with timing chains done when we bought it, and had I paid closer attention to the paperwork, I believe the cooling system had also been done so I could have saved myself that expense. Likewise, I get codes about the MAP sensor still and probably need to clean the throttle body, rather than throwing new sensors at it repeatedly (again me not consulting my history). Looking at the history helps me in selecting repair shops too, some I will likely avoid, some others only go for certain work, etc. Hopefully others in the Portland area can find some benefit in the data too.
 

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