The Cavalier Project (Page 6)


Photos and writeup by Trevor Freeman.

CAVALIER MODIFICATIONS AND FIXES
Engine
-K&N air filter
-CarCustoms upper/lower motor mount insert
-AC Delco Platinum spark plugs
-Hayden 677 Transmission Oil Cooler
-Rebuilt transmission with TransGo shift kit

Suspension/Wheels
-GM front strut tower brace
-16" Z24 aluminum wheels
-Kumho Ecsta AST 225/50-R16
-Painted drums and calipers black
-Eibach Pro-Kit springs and KYB GR2 struts

Driving the famous Apache Trail Interior
-Black velour dash mat
-Gauge cluster swap (non-tach to one with a tach)
-Z24 fog light switch
-100 sq ft. B-Quiet Ultimate sound deadener

Exterior
-Z24 front and rear bumpers
-APC euro clear corner lights
-Painted door handles
-35% tint (front) and 6% limo tint (rear) [removed 08/2007]
-Removed mudflaps
-Removed child security lock stickers
-Removed door sills
-Removed side moldings
-Removed Chevy bow tie emblems
-Z24 side skirts

Audio/Electronics
-Swapped stock AM/FM unit for stock AM/FM/CD unit
-Door Speakers: Roadmaster RS630 6.5-inch 3-way 200-watt speakers
-Rear Speakers: Roadmaster RS900 6x9-inch 3-way 200-watt speakers

Miscellaneous
-Replaced broken gas door piece
-Replaced broken center console lid
-Coolant and transmission fluid flush
-Replaced head gasket
-Changed fuel filter
-New serpentine belt
-New (not rebuilt) A/C compressor in 2005
-Rain-X wiper blades
-Replaced one wheel
-Replaced thermostat and gasket
-New upper radiator hose
-New Duralast 700 CCA battery and cable
-New radiator fan motor
-Replaced broken trunk latch
-Replaced broken taillight
-Replaced headgasket
-Replaced oil pan gasket
-Resurfaced head
-Changed spark plug wires
-Replaced broken water pump
-Rebuilt A/C compressor
-Replaced oil pressure switch
-Homemade cabin air filter [removed 2008]

Planned Modifications
-HomeLink rear view mirror swap
-12V outlet in trunk

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