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Some folks told me that getting setup with it was a little difficult.
Well I think I have developed a better one now. It is super easy to get started. This one can keep up with your oil changes AND all your other maintenance services as well. And have it all available on your phone.
I like to change my own oil, but would like to make my own window reminder stickers. What the best way to do this? Will ordinary scotch tape turn yellow and leave a snail track of goo on the windshield? Perhaps these are available from a store or internet supplier?
I made this little application to hold a list of ALL your Maintenance on your vehicle and have it in your smartphone.
Looks just like the maintenance log I keep in the glove box of all my vehicles. I use a pencil and logsheet I make on Excel. Pretty low tech, but effective. I can't get my kids to use them, however, so maybe they'd get into a smartphone app.
The sticker issue was solved several years ago via Ebay - got blank stickers that work fine.
“Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and then beat you with experience.” ― Mark Twain
I have a little log book I keep in the glove box. I think the smartphone app has some merit but my issue is that when it comes time to switch phones I generally lose the app data stored in my phone. The whole point is to have some vehicle history but I switch phones every couple of years but tend to keep my vehicles forever.
With my new truck I have an address book sized notepad in the door. When I gas up, I write down the mileage, cost, how many gallons, and where I filled up. I'm also logging purchases for the truck; i.e. I just bought mudflaps F/R so that got logged in too. Toolbox, backrack, undercoating, and bedliner will also be logged before long.
I've never done this before, but then again I've never owned a new vehicle. 20 years from now I think it will be neat to have this and look back at what was done.
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