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Old 05-29-2014, 09:48 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Homer - '02 Pontiac Sunfire SE
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02 Pontiac Sunfire Build.

Well I finally got around to posting this progress will probably be slow but it will be progress. Anyway here's what I'm starting with

2002 Pontiac Sunfire SE Sedan (Mileage 107,xxx
2.2 liter 4cyl Ecotec Engine
4 speed Automatic Transmission

EPA Estimate 21 City 24 Combined 30 Highway

I'll try to keep the section below in bold updated with current mods and progress

Currently Done:

105k Maintenance (plugs, belt, fluids, filters, etc.)
16" Alloy Wheels
Repainted Plastic Trim and Wiper Arms
Window Stopper Blocks Removal
Full Interior Cleaning = Weight Removal

In the Works:

Active Grille Block
OBDuino 2 (see the thread here -> OBDuino 2 Thread.)
Aero Work
Weight Reduction

Fuel Log:

Start of original post below.

So far I've done the full 105k maintenance
Plugs, serpintine belt, oil change (though it was about 2k miles back), and all the other stuff that goes with that.

The first thing I did was replace the passenger side mirror that was broken off. Sorry that was before I found ecomodder, though there was a marked increase in wind noise after replacing the side mirror.

Next was getting these new wheels and tires

They are 16 inch 99 sunfire gt alloys at the moment I can't remember the tires on them so I'll post that after I check, they replaced the stock steelies I think there was a small weight savings but the tires are bigger so that offset the lighter wheels.

The next Ecomodding thing I did was pull out the window stopper blocks hey were about 3.5 lbs each so it was a savings of around 7lbs. I posted a thread about it somewhere if you want more info on that.

So here is the car now

I've got some plans for grille blocks coming up and some other stuff too.

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