And I just realized how much of a steal I got my truck for. I bought it for $3000, Ive only spent $880 on it in repairs (not including oil changes), and according to my calculations; I only have to spend $360 more on it until its mechanically perfect. Thats really not bad for a 22 year old pickup.

Here’s my list of things that I’ve done:

Service

Date

Mileage

Notes

New Power Steering Hose

11/30/14

104,200

5 New Tires

12/27/14

104,700

Discount Tire

Serpentine Belt Replacement

1/11/15

105,300

Heater Hose To Water Pump Replacement

1/17/15

105,460

Also Flushed Cooling System

Oil & Filter Change

3/15/15

106,519

Also Flushed Power Steering Fluid

Replaced Dented Passenger Door

3/22/15

106,840

Also Replaced Oil Fill Cap

Replaced Pinion Seal In Diff

4/26/15

108,051

Also Rotated and Balanced Tires

Replaced Drivers Taillight Lens

5/1/15

108,120

Oil & Filter Change

5/17/15

108,804

Valvoline 5w30 Conventional

Spark Plugs Replaced (NGK Iridiums)

5/23/15

109,100

Also Replaced Spark Plug Wires

Shocks Replaced

6/23/15

110,438

KYB Excel-G F&R

Clutch Replaced

6/24/15

110,449

Cottmans

New Locking Lug Nuts

6/27/15

110,548

And Here’s whats left to do:

1

Tie Rod Ends

2

Springs

3

Alignment

4

Windshield

5

Wiper Blades

6

Cooling Fan & Fan Clutch

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Earlier I thought My entire front end had to be rebuilt, but after getting a closer look at it, I realized I was wrong, I just need tie rod ends and springs. And apparently its normal for Ford Power Steering pumps to make a bit of noise.

I am definitely getting my money’s worth out of this truck. I bought it with 104,200 miles and Its now at 110, 548. I bought the truck In November 2014, so thats almost 6400 miles in almost 8 months.