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1998 Chevrolet Cavalier
Property of MP81. Added Sep 25 2012

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May 2 2017

Vehicle donated to Vietnam Veterans of America. Still on vehicle at time of donation: Mandrel Exhaust Systems 2.25" mandrel-bent downpipe, Cold Air Intake (without filter)

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Added by MP81 on May 2 2017 at 11:05 am


Mar 7 2017

Removed Pioneer Front/rear speakers, Pioneer head unit/Scosche bracket, MTX Subwoofers/Sub Box/Pioneer Subwoofer Amplifier, Camaro Seats, LED dome/trunk/license plate bulbs. Installed stock Front/rear speakers, AM/FM/Tape Radio and Cavalier seats. Replaced rear white steel wheels/General Altimax Arctic tires with original steel wheels - one with Falken ZIEX ZE-612 and one with Kuhmo Solus KR-21 tires (both worn on outer edge). MES 2.25" Mandrel-Bent Downpipe and Cold Air Intake remaining on vehicle, front General Altimax Arctic tires also remaining on bent steel wheels.

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Added by MP81 on Mar 24 2017 at 10:33 am


Ran vehicle off road in heavy rain (could not see edge of road - or the road's curve), hit the curb head on and then 200 feet later a fire hydrant. Bent subframe, broken front left axle, damaged/broken front left fender, broken front left headlight frame, broken front left turn signal, broken front left parking light, damaged front fasica, bent front wheels, damaged radiator, damaged AC condensor, damaged radiator lower support, bent front left lower sill - driver door now has 1/2" open gap to weatherstrip at the top, floor jack went through rust at pinch flange due to sill damage. Vehicle not repairable.

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Added by MP81 on Mar 24 2017 at 10:29 am


Feb 6 2017

Replaced front Brake Pads, Rotors, Slides and Bolts with Brembo Semi-Metallic Pads, Raybestos Advanced Tech Rotors and Raybestos Slides/Bolts. 28658.9 miles on Brake Pads and Rotors, 18441.9 miles on Slides/Bolts

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Added by MP81 on Feb 6 2017 at 7:27 pm


Changed oil (5211.0 miles on oil). Replaced with 1 qt Mobil Super 5000 and 3 qt Mobil Super High Mileage (Synthetic Blend) and AC Delco Filter. Used new Drain Plug Gasket.

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Added by MP81 on Feb 6 2017 at 7:22 pm


Nov 19 2016

Swapped to new General Altimax Arctic 195/65R15 winter tires; 325.52 on Falcon ZIEX-612/Kuhmo KR-21 tires since rotation on 11/5/16; Set tire pressure to 40 psi.

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Added by MP81 on Nov 19 2016 at 6:10 pm


Nov 5 2016

Rotated Tires (8353.23 miles since last rotation) Set Tire Pressure to 40 psi.

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Added by MP81 on Nov 5 2016 at 2:34 pm


Aug 22 2016

Installed new AC Delco Rapidfire Platinum Spark Plug in Cylinder #4 (Old Bosch plug threads were marred, could no longer be used - plug tip looked fine)

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Added by MP81 on Aug 23 2016 at 7:37 am


Inflated left rear tire to 39 psi (was at ~27 psi, other tires at 39).

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Added by MP81 on Aug 23 2016 at 7:34 am


May 18 2016

Drained (new) oil, installed oil pan drain plug gasket, refilled with same oil. Added 0.1 qt new Mobil 5000 5W-30 oil.

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Added by MP81 on May 18 2016 at 6:23 pm


May 8 2016

Changed oil (5238.0 miles on oil). Replaced with Mobil Super 5000 and AC Delco Filter.

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Added by MP81 on May 8 2016 at 2:32 pm


Apr 30 2016

Installed Mandrel Exhaust Systems 2.25" Mandrel-bent downpipe (replacing Walker replacement downpipe - flex pipe had failed).

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Added by MP81 on May 1 2016 at 9:03 pm


Apr 17 2016

Inflated tires to 40psi - Left Rear at 35 psi, other tires between 39-39.5 psi.

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Added by MP81 on Apr 17 2016 at 9:28 am


Feb 7 2016

Installed dual 12" MTX Thunder6000 subwoofers, in Belva box, with Pioneer GM-D8601 Monoblock amplifier. Replaced Driver door weatherstrip. Inflated all tires to 40psi.

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Added by MP81 on Feb 7 2016 at 2:14 pm


Oct 25 2015

Increased Tire Pressure to 40 psi (left rear tire was at 27 psi)

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Added by MP81 on Oct 25 2015 at 8:33 pm


Aug 16 2015

Installed new TYC radiator (1" core - thicker than previous radiator, which was leaking) and new AC Delco lower trans cooler line (original snapped during radiator removal).

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Added by MP81 on Aug 16 2015 at 9:44 pm


Aug 1 2015

Replaced downpipe to exhaust manifold gasket.

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Added by MP81 on Aug 2 2015 at 4:32 pm


Jul 30 2015

Installed new Gates non-AC belt

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Added by MP81 on Aug 2 2015 at 4:30 pm


Jul 16 2015

Changed oil (8550.85 miles on oil). Replaced with Mobil Super 5000 and AC Delco Filter. Rotated Tires. Set rear pressure to 40.5 psi, front pressure to 44-45 psi.

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Added by MP81 on Jul 16 2015 at 7:52 pm


Jul 5 2015

Installed 2001 Camaro Ebony cloth front seats.

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Added by MP81 on Jul 5 2015 at 6:53 pm


Jun 12 2015

Increased tire pressure to 44.5psi in rear, 40.5psi in front.

  • 244,296

Added by MP81 on Jun 12 2015 at 6:27 pm


Jun 6 2015

Discount Tire - Left Rear tire patched. All tire pressure dropped to 30psi.

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Added by MP81 on Jun 6 2015 at 10:52 pm


May 27 2015

Four wheel alignment (to fix toe-out). Replaced left-front outer tie-rod.

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Added by MP81 on May 27 2015 at 7:30 pm


May 23 2015

Installed eBay (AEM Clone) Cold Air Intake (Removed Drop-In K&N Filter)

  • 244,030

Added by MP81 on May 26 2015 at 4:12 pm


May 2 2015

Removed ~100lb car parts from trunk

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Added by MP81 on May 2 2015 at 9:59 pm


Oct 9 2014

Let Vehicle Run for about 10 min

  • 242,666

Added by MP81 on Nov 9 2014 at 4:06 pm


Sep 5 2014

Replaced Wheel Cylinders, Brake Shoes, Brake Drums and Rear Brake Lines. Bled brakes

  • 242,534

Added by MP81 on Sep 5 2014 at 11:26 pm


Jul 20 2014

Let Vehicle Run for about 7 min

  • 242,594

Added by MP81 on Sep 5 2014 at 11:16 pm


Jul 7 2014

Let Vehicle Run for about 6 min

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Added by MP81 on Sep 5 2014 at 11:15 pm


Jun 6 2014

Let Vehicle Run for about 10 min

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Added by MP81 on Jun 7 2014 at 1:59 pm


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