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General Information

Year
2009
Make
Chevrolet
Model
Malibu
Color
Summit White
Packages
LS w/2.4L I4
History
Purchased in 2011 Used @ $11K w/70K from Power Chevrolet Arrowhead.

Creepin up on 100K miles now. Just went round trip from Phoenix to New Orleans in Jan '13, no sweat. Avg'd 28mpg for 3600mi @ 72mph avg.
2009 Chevrolet Malibu (Summit White)

Modifications

Exterior
20/10 Tint Summer of 2012. Gotta do it in Arizona :)

Jan '13 blew a headlamp, installed some Sylvania SilverStar zXe bulbs... GM really screwed us DIY'ers over with that genius engineering!

Comparing to the OEM bulbs they seem to be about the same color, maybe just a little whiter on the zXe's, but the new bulbs are definitely much brighter. Photos taken in the same ambient conditions (darkened garage), same distance from the headlight, without flash.
Audio
Replaced factory audio with a Kenwood deck w/ bluetooth, GPS + hands-free calling & streaming music via iPod/iPad/iPhone/Android. Factory On-Star & warning chimes retained w/ kit from Crutchfield.

Next: Factory speakers gotta go. JL Audio Stealthbox?
Wheel and Tire
96K mi, New Michelin Defender tires Dec '12 @ Discount Tire. Replaced 1 bent wheel same time.

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