Sounds like you're doing it right.
I've seen a thread or two before several years back. I'll dig for a minute.
Upgrades: Free Flow Filter (WAI), Front Strut Bar, Clear Headlight Mod ||| Replaced:Clutch (kit), Front Left CV Axle, Front Left Wheel Studs, Front and Rear Motor Mounts, Muffler (Twice), Trunk Release Latch and Trim, Interior Driver Door Latch, Crank Sensor
Fuel Pump, Fuel Filter, Catalytic Converter
Power Steering Belt, Battery (Twice), 12v Accessory plug, Front Right Wheel Bearing. 160,000 Mi. Will need another clutch put in soon (Release Bearing Issues).