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2003 Cavalier

Lifetime Fuel Economy: 52.87 MPG(US)
90 Day Running Average: 0 MPG(US)
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General Description EPA Values
Year: 2003
Make: Chevrolet
Model: Cavalier
Vehicle Type : Gasoline
Curb Weight: 2676
EPA City: 22
EPA Highway: 30
EPA Combined: 25
2.2L Ecotec 4 Cyl
5 Speed Manual
4 Door
AC (Seldom Used, Even in Heat of Houston, TX)

Scangauge II
60 PSIG in all 4 tires
Partially blocked front grill w/duct & packaging tape
Injector kill switch (a must for EOCing)
Removed both external mirrors
Rear wheel skirts out of black duct tape coated cardboard
Flat wheel covers out of duct tape coated cardboard
Removed passenger windshield wiper
Switch to keep drivers windshield wiper in vertical position
Removed mudflaps
Removed radio antenna
Mobil 1 5W30 Extended Performance Synthetic Oil (changed every 15000 miles)
K&N filter (waste of money)
Drilled 2" hole in air filter box to pull air from engine compartment (plugged normal intake with wad of Al foil)
15W solar battery charger in back window
Partitial underpan

At times: Removed all seats except drivers
Planned Modifications
Front wheel skirts
Automatic opening vent on front grill when engine temp > 200F
Side skirts
Wheel dam/deflectors
Full underpan
LRR tires with next replacement set
Deep cell battery with next battery
Disconnect power steering
Disconnect alternator and run off deep cells with overnight charging

Modification rule: Each mod should have quick as possible economic payback or else it's not worth doing. I strive for at least a 1 year payback....


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