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General Information

Year
2011
Make
Chevrolet
Model
Malibu
Color
Silver Ice Metallic
Packages
1LT(Z)
History
Sold! Originally owned by an elderly couple (RIP both of them :(), then I came along, modded it, and traded it for a 2014 Chevy Impala Limited LT.
2011 Chevrolet Malibu (Silver Ice Metallic)

Modifications

Drivetrain
-2.4 Liter Ecotec - Air intake modifed
--Straight hose from air intake box to throttle body, body engine cover from 2012 Chevy Equinox
-Fiamm AM80 Made in USA / Fiamm AM80S Made in Italy horns w/custom wiring and mounted behind grill
Interior
[Completed]
-Upgraded silver trim to LTZ dark wood grain (khoki), complete set including doors.
-Upgraded standard rearview mirror with compass/auto-dimming version.
-Painted all light silver LT trim to dark LTZ graphite silver metallic.
-Installed OEM leather steering wheel
-Modded airbox to accept a cabin air filter (highly recommended!)
-Swapped speedometer cluster faceplate from 2008-2009 LTZ cluster in order to have the electroluminescent gauges.
-Installed LTZ leather seats, thus removing cloth and ebony and replacing with cocoa/cashmere. Special thanks goes to DrivenDaily, I now have both his seats and trunk mat!
--Installed new cocoa/cashmere dash panel, factory painted!

[In Progress]
-Needing cashmere colored headliner for complete interior transformation
Exterior
[Completed]
-Painted grill silver metallic to match LTZ style -REPLACED!
-Added Z to the LT in back
-Changed factory black pinstripe to gold pinstripe
-Added chrome door handle covers to mock LTZ style
-Added aftermarket chrome-tipped tail pipe - REPLACED!
-Added LTZ fog light trim and faked out lights that are non-functional, purely cosmetic
-Added aftermarket factory style lip spoiler to trunk
-Upgrade LT tail lights to LTZ LED tail lights.
-Added genuine dealer installed chrome-tipped tail pipe with Chevy logo on top
-Added outside heated mirrors for both driver and passenger sides
-Electrochromatic/heated mirror exclusively on the driver's side from a 2009 Chevy Malibu
-Installed aftermarket silver LTZ grill
-Added dealer optional "Malibu" silver license plate frame from current generation of Malibu
Audio
-Standard ACDelco radio with Aux port and USB port
-Upgraded front door speakers to Pioneer TS-G1645R 2 Way 6 1/2 inch
Wheel and Tire
-17 inch General Tire Altimax RT43 --rears
-17 inch Cooper Evolution --driving force

[Future]
-18 inch LTZ rims (still lookin'!)

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