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Owner: WesternStarSCR
Blue Maxx: 2004 Chevrolet Malibu Maxx LT
Displacement: 3.5 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: automatic
Curb weight: 0 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0
Frontal area: 0 sq.ft.
Description: 118,000 miles
121,200 miles -Nov. 30 2012
127,000 miles April 30, 2013

New monroe shocks / struts, raybestos springs, moog poly bushings & chassis parts at 118k

LX9 Coded Engine
Build Thread:
Current Mods: Full Synthetic 5w-30 mobile 1 high mileage
Michelin Harmony LRR stock size 215/60 - 16

At 118K miles:
Weatherstripping around foglamps and on lower fake grill to make flush to front surface
Engine block heater - 28mm thd - needed 17mm hex key to remove existing OE plug
New EGR valve
New MAP sensor
New Coolant Temp Sensor
New thermostat (195 deg.)
New serpentine belt
Coolant flush and change
Complete clean of manifold, head and blocks with solvent and shop vac
New spark plugs and wires
New front pads and rotors
New starter
New oil type air filter

119k miles:
Front tire air spats spoilers - pex bend supports with lawn edging
grill upper and center grill
Sealed hood and headlight edges with weatherstrip
boost tire pressure to approx. 38 psi

Planned Mods: Front airdam - rubber or plastic or heat registers controlled by actutor and pulse for power door locks

Grainger 17" aluminum Pizza Pan wheel covers (for 16" weels)

Multi gauge
Alphatherm Alpha Therm AT-38OD on demand windshied washer fluid solvent heater
plus use 80 amp relay, and switch to turn off and on alphatherm instead of on all the time.

remove on star and xm antennas
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 19 mpg(US)
EPA highway 28 mpg(US)
EPA combined 22 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 25.75 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 27.5 mpg(US)
90 days 26.96 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Jun 12, 2013

(Created: 2012-08-31 11:20:30 / Modified: 2013-06-13 11:38:26)

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