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Owner: 101Volts
Brick: 1999 Chevrolet K2500 Suburban LS
Displacement: 6.5 L
Fuel type: diesel
Transmission: automatic
Curb weight: 5400 lbs
Coefficient of drag: 0.6
Frontal area: 0 sq.ft.
Instrumentation: ScanGauge
Description: Fuel economy rating wasn't listed at the EPA so I put in rough estimates.

Has a block heater.

Fluids & Filters:

Engine Oil & Filter: Amsoil 10w40 Diesel
Amsoil Dual-Bypass Oil Filter System (Using 2 Amsoil filters)
Transmission flushed and rebuilt in early April 2015 at about 401,500 miles;
Gear Oil: Amsoil 75w90 Severe Gear;
P.S. Fluid: Amsoil. System flushed prior to use.

Other Modifications:

Fuel Cap Drilled (To prevent a vacuum in the tank, and to give the lift pump greater ease.)
Build Thread: 1999 Chevy K2500 Suburban 6.5 Diesel (Automatic)
Current Mods: Deletions:

Roof Rack.


ScanGauge II.


Air Dam;
Cold Air Intake.

Fuel Additives:

Opti-Lube Boost! (1 oz per 10 gallons, max treat rate; )
Opti-Lube XL --- (2 oz per 10 gallons, near the max treat rate.)

Planned Mods: May do:

Aerodynamic Improvements;
Engine Pre-Heaters;
Manual Transmission Conversion
Official Fuel Economy Ratings
EPA city 14 mpg(US)
EPA highway 22 mpg(US)
EPA combined 18 mpg(US)

Actual Fuel Economy Performance
Lifetime 12.94 mpg(US)
Last 3 tanks 12.94 mpg(US)
90 days No data entered
View Fuel Log
Last updated: Jun 05, 2015

(Created: 2015-02-23 00:25:49 / Modified: 2021-09-12 09:00:32)

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