Register Now
 Register Now
 

You must sign in to add / modify vehicles in the EM garage
Owner: kir_kenix
1997 Chevy s10: 1997 Chevy S10 WT
Displacement: 2.2 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: manual
Curb weight: 2950 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.44
Frontal area: 24.4 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: ScanGauge
Description: Regular cab 2.2 5 spd. 157,000 miles to date, but I've only been keeping track of my fuel milage for the last 70k or so. Good running little truck. about 60/40 hwy/city. Started around 23 mpg and driving habits/modifactions have improved it dramatically.

ecomodder has taught me alot, and I am continually getting better FE because of it.
Build Thread:
Current Mods: Ecomods and Maintenance:

+Mobil 1 (0w30), synthetic differential fluid, synchromesh tranny, synthetic wheel bearing grease (.5 mpg combined)
+Removed AC Compressor (1mpg)
+K&N filter
+Complete tune up (wires, plugs, coil, pcv, fuel filter, 02 sensors) when I changed TPS sensor (1 March 2011)
+tires at 40psi
+135 amp alaternator with smaller lighter pulley (2.4l sunfire pulley) (20 March 2011)
+Toneau cover (homemade, aluminum frame/chloroplast) (26 March 2011)
+Flat hub caps (1 April 2011)
+Scan Guage II (4 April 2011)
+E-fan (7 April 2011)
+LED's all around
+Replaced Transmission and U-joints (76k on replacement) (March 2013)
+Power steering pump removal @ 134k (29 May 2013)
+WAI (22 June 2013). Increases intake temp 10-20*F
+15 watt solar panel added on top of my pickup tool box (28 June 2013)
+NGK Iridium Plugs (26 March 2014)
+Moog tie-rods and front end alignment (11 April, 2014)
+lower grill block (21 April 2014)
+"lawn edging" air dam (21 April 2014)
+alternator cut off switch (09 May 2014)

Planned Mods: +computer tuner (maybe...not sure theres alot to gain here)
+2-3 inch drop front and back
+body kit (maybe)
+mild belly pan
+underdrive pulley for crank
+header (OBX or Al's if I can get a deal)
+shorty antanna
+turbo? (I have a smallish turbo and intercooler sitting in the garage originally set aside for another project...)
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 20 mpg(US)
EPA highway 27 mpg(US)
EPA combined 23 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 29.29 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 32.71 mpg(US)
90 days 32.71 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: May 12, 2015

(Created: 2010-09-20 22:06:42 / Modified: 2015-05-12 21:51:15)


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
All content copyright EcoModder.com