If you do your own maintenance on your car - getting any of that done in the winter without a garage is next to impossible. If it's not 10° outside, there's snow on the ground or something. Thankfully today was one of the anomalies that allowed me to get some work done - using Jen's parents driveway that is.
It was about 40° today and sunny. Wasn't going to pass that up. What did I have to do? Um... spark plugs, oil, transmission fluid... as a start anyway. I'm sure I could find more things to do on another day (clean the interior maybe?) but that was enough for one day.
Filled it up with some Redline MT-90 transmission fluid. Mobil 1 5W-30 oil... and some OEM Toyota spark plugs. Was actually the first time I've changed the spark plugs - but the OEM plugs theoretically should last some where around 100k miles. I just passed 80k.
Probably spent about $100 on everything (and had to order most of it online) but it should be worth it. I was about 100 miles overdue on the oil change and not sure when I last flushed the transmission. Should be good to go until sometime in late spring now. I haven't been putting a ton of miles on or anything so everything should last a while - and I shouldn't be changing spark plugs again while I own the car.