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Owner: s2man
Porthos: 1996 Chevrolet Cavalier
Displacement: 2.2 L
Fuel type: gasoline
Transmission: automatic
Curb weight: 2627 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.32
Frontal area: 19.375 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: ScanGauge
Description: 4-door, dented, automatic POS. But it was sitting in the yard when my truck blew up, so I'm driving it.
Build Thread:
Current Mods: K&N air filter - Came with car
Amsoil Series 2000 0w-30 oil - $45, normal maint.
ScanGuage II - $169, but a birthday present
O2 sensor - $20, normal maint.
Shaved passenger mirror - $0
XcelPlus Lubrilon engine treatment - $30
Lower oil level in engine - $0
General (Continental) G4S 185/75-14 LRR tires, 44 psi, 0.0078 RRC - $236 normal maint.
14" rims, 'cause I wanted narrower tires than 195/65-15's- $80
Sagging exhaust was raised. hope it helps aerodynamics - $100 normal maint.
Grill block, taped/sealed seams around headlights - $2
Shaved hood emblem - $0.25 for solvent
Temporary DRL disable
Tune up: Pugs - $12, wires - $27, coils - $88 normal main
WAI - $7
A/C delete - $40 for new belt. 26.5lbs of dead weight gone
Flat wiper blades - $24 normal maint.
Racing discs - $71
195* thermostat - $8, normal maint.
Indexed spark plugs - $1

Planned Mods: heated fuel
Water injection of some sort
belly pan, tire deflectors and maybe side skirts
lip around back end of car to separate air flow, maybe vortex generator's?
shave antenna
power steering delete
alternator disable
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 22 mpg(US)
EPA highway 31 mpg(US)
EPA combined 25 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 32.08 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 30.19 mpg(US)
90 days 31.3 mpg(US)
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Jan 27, 2009

(Created: 2008-01-13 05:34:34 / Modified: 2009-02-03 12:07:21)


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