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Owner: 101Volts
Grandpa's Caprice (retired): 1984 Chevrolet Caprice Classic
Displacement: 5 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: automatic
Curb weight: 3627 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.48
Frontal area: 0 sq.ft.
Description: I'd have kept driving this but it was wrecked into a telephone pole; the frame looked bent, the front end was smashed in and the roof had a dent in it.

Old description:

4-Spd Overdrive Automatic Transmission. Efficiency Instrumentation is tank to tank fill-ups.
Build Thread: Mission Possible: A Boxy 1984 Caprice Classic
Current Mods: What I DID do:

The nut at the wheel.

225/70 R15 (Larger than stock) General Tire Grabber HTS (LRR) Tires put on car at 110,734 miles, kept at 44 PSI Cold. Tires gave approx. 2.2 more miles per hundred shown on odometer when new.

The tire pressure didn't seem to make a large difference.

Locking Gas Cap (Purchased in later half of July 2014)

2016-April-18: Amsoil Severe Gear 75w90 Gear Oil (Odo. Reading: 115,909)

Planned Mods: Would have liked to do:

6.2 Diesel Conversion
Rear Skirting
Vacuum Gauge
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 14 mpg(US)
EPA highway 20 mpg(US)
EPA combined 16 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 19.76 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 20.76 mpg(US)
90 days No data entered
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Aug 31, 2017

(Created: 2013-03-01 10:32:38 / Modified: 2020-01-06 13:30:42)

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