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Fluids for 30K

I'm going to order the fluids for the 30K maintenance on the Commander I picked up last week. Not sure if it was done by the previous owner so I am going to change them for my own piece of mind. I just wanted to double check to make sure I've got everything.

Differential: AMSOIL Severe Gear 75W-140 plus friction modifier (4 quarts + 4oz per axel friction modifier)
Motor: Mobil 1 Synthetic 5W-30(6 quarts) or AMSOIL Extended Life 5W-30 Synthetic
Transfer Case: Mopar NV245/247 Transfer Case Fluid P/N 05016796AB (2 quarts)
I'll also be changing the spark plugs, air filter and oil filter.

Anything I'm missing?

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Drain pan and disposal other than that I believe you have it covered.

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I take it you don't have the hemi? If you do, it has MDS that requires 5w20.

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I take it you don't have the hemi? If you do, it has MDS that requires 5w20.
His signature does say 4.7

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Yep it's the 4.7. I've got the drain pain covered and one of my buddies burns the oil in their heater so I've got the disposal covered as well.

Well I'll place my order tonight with Woodbrothers and maybe tackle the maintenance this weekend if it all get's here!

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Welcome to the site Westy!

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Thanks Ranger - I'm looking forward to the info provided here along with sharing some picture and stories of the new to me Commander. It took me about 72 hours to get a lift ordered from the time of purchase and I have since filled out a spreadsheet of parts - I forgot what it was like to own a Jeep. It's been almost 10 years since I sold my last one to pay for college!

I got a good chuckle out of your Chris Farley image!

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Oh, I better turn signatures back on. I missed that.

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Ah, that's better. I see his sig now.

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As long as that AMSOIL is synthetic. Everything on the Commander is synthetic. (At least underneath)

I'm not sure what type oil the Mopar stuff is, other than it's specific to the NP245 ONLY, so it really doesn't matter.

I'd stick to a Wix or Baldwin for oil filter.

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