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Tune Up. I have my Cabriolet, and I am going to give her the complete works this week to get her totally ready. What all should I do. It is a 5 speed 1.8L. Could someone give me a list of everything I could or should potentially do. Thanks!

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Plugs, wires, cap and rotor should be replaced. Ignition timing should be checked with a timing light. Change fuel and air filters. Change oil and filter (I like to use synthetic oil... Waaaay better). Check belt(s) for cracks or excessive slack. Inspect coolant level and color (it should be a nice bright green). Inspect brake fluid level and color (it should NOT be black, indicating the need for a brake system flush) If the car has more than 60,000 miles it's a good idea to replace the timing belt. (Although you should not attempt this yourself unless you are fairly mechanically inclined and have the Bentley manual)...Hope this helps...;-)

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