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Old 01-03-2018, 06:25 PM
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Maintenance spreadsheets

How many of you use a spreadsheet to track maintenance items? I made one today (picture below) but I want to see what you all are using. Spreadsheets are awesome, and there are a million ways to do them. I'm just curious what else is out there. Feel free to critique my intervals I put on there, or suggest any additional maintenance items. I pulled round about numbers for them after looking at several different suggestions out there.
I made one part for periodic maintenance, and a separate table for other maintenance items not considered to be periodic, but worth noting the installation date like injector cups and glow plugs. Periodic maintenance items
Other maintenance/additions
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I keep a simple notebook in each vehicle and EVERYTHING I do to the vehicle gets written down. I've found it definitely helps with selling down the line.
I also keep all receipts and staple them to the order slip, then file that for proof of purchase and proof of upgrades.
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I have downloaded an app that works well for me. I keep all my vehicles and boat maintenance on it. I am a little concerned though, since I have no way of transferring the info for back up since my Nexus 7 tab does not have that capability.
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I like! Considering I just picked up a new to me la trucks... Gotta remember things I do!
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I like to include P/N of parts & Where & how much i payed.
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I like to include P/N of parts & Where & how much i payed.
that's not a bad idea for future reference. I normally scrap that after I do my research and make my order!
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like Colorado 350, i've got a notebook with everything you're mentioning. parts, cost, date of install, mods, receipts (if they are too faded), next due, miles driven...
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I like the notebook idea, but I take my tablet with me everywhere and it has this spreadsheet on it. I just need to add sheets for each car, the bike, and the boat and I'll have all my maintenance info in 1 spot. This was my beta test for feedback!
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To go off my previous post, I use a tablet fur TP, so I'll look into it for a spreadsheet. For now though, all my receipts have date installed, written on them..lol
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I like the notebook idea, but I take my tablet with me everywhere and it has this spreadsheet on it. I just need to add sheets for each car, the bike, and the boat and I'll have all my maintenance info in 1 spot. This was my beta test for feedback!
Keep in mind if the tablet gets stolen so do your records, most won't take a notebook. Just something to think about...
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Keep in mind if the tablet gets stolen so do your records, most won't take a notebook. Just something to think about...
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I definitely think I'm going to add a column for part numbers and where it was purchased. I save all receipts in my file cabinet for warranty purposes
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Tire rotation should be every 5k instead of 15k. Everything else looks good.
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Tire rotation should be every 5k instead of 15k. Everything else looks good.
I'm probably not even going to rotate these. They are already cupped like crazy, and I have steel innies on the back. Paying the tire shop to break them down every 5k isn't really in the cards!
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Yep. same excel file as my fuel mileage





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