In 2006, we spent a lot of time spinning wrenches here in the Autoblog Garage in the process of taking on common maintenance tasks and a few performance upgrades. For your convenience, we've compiled links to each of the posts after the jump.

We already have some things in the works for 2007, but we'd also love to get suggestions for additional posts from our readership. Keep in mind that we need projects that have a relatively broad appeal, and we're a bit limited in our selection of "test subjects"; beyond that, we're all ears, so please share your ideas.

Big-brake install on a 1996 Chevy Impala SS: Part I, Part II, (Part III coming soon)

Rebuild of a Tremec T56 6-speed manual: Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV

Install of a disc-brake rear axle on a 1996 Buick Roadmaster: Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV

3" body lift and 35" tires on a 1996 GMC K2500

Underbody coating with polyurethane bedliner

In-tank fuel pump R&R


Spark plug replacement


Oil change

Oil analysis

Transmission fluid/filter replacement

Differential fluid replacement

Transfer case fluid replacement


Brake pad/rotor replacement: Front, Rear

Air filter maintenance






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