BC's 98' Mirage LS
Posted 26 February 2011 - 08:23 AM
Posted 27 February 2011 - 01:01 AM
|QUOTE (BCspeed34 @ Feb 26 2011, 00:56)|
| I'll do a complete and extensive video once the swap is completed, discussing anything and everything there is to know about the swap. Also, I got the steering wheel from an Evo 6. They can easily be sourced in the UK on eBay motors.|
Since my last update:
[Pictures of Kick-Ass Mitsubishi and its engine.]
Thanks man. Getting one very soon but without mitsubishi logo on it. Love your car BTW.
Posted 27 February 2011 - 06:38 AM
Posted 27 February 2011 - 06:39 AM
Posted 07 September 2011 - 04:44 PM
More updates coming soon!
Posted 07 September 2011 - 04:49 PM
Hah! I was just thinking that we havent heard of you and your car lately. A refresh later... there you are!
So youre definitely going the authentic Evo route?
Posted 09 September 2011 - 10:22 PM
So you're really almost done with this thing. SHIET
Posted 16 September 2011 - 06:40 PM
All that is left now, body-wise, is to source an OEM Tommi Makinen front bumper. As seen in previous photos I already have the OEM side skirts and rear flares to finish the bodywork. Also a little update on the rear floor, not much though. I have already removed a significant amount of waste metal, but there is still a lot of work left before I can install this into my chassis.
Posted 17 September 2011 - 05:35 PM
Posted 18 September 2011 - 01:25 PM
Posted 15 October 2011 - 05:48 PM
I'm likely going to rebuild it before installing, just to be safe. More updates coming soon!
Posted 15 October 2011 - 06:15 PM
Edited by Lurch, 15 October 2011 - 06:18 PM.
Posted 15 October 2011 - 06:37 PM
To my knowledge this will be the only Evo 6 TME conversion in the United States. I know at least three TME's are here in the US, but they were imported and are very grey market.
Posted 03 November 2011 - 08:38 PM
Might test fit the rear floor later, weather permitting.
Posted 03 November 2011 - 09:35 PM
Also what diffs is the car running? What ratio? I'm assuming the rear has an LSD. Does the front have an LSD or is it open?
Posted 10 March 2012 - 12:27 AM
...rear end swap is complete, just need to bolt on my exhaust and wheels then it's back on the road.
Posted 26 April 2012 - 11:17 PM
Posted 27 April 2012 - 05:46 AM
Posted 27 April 2012 - 10:27 PM
As for value, these never really go up on the US market. If I had to put a number on it though, I would say around $20k. I do want a different car down the road, but depending on my financial situation I may or may not sell this.
Posted 28 April 2012 - 01:58 AM
If you want it tolerable to drive, just run 3", a bottle resonator, and some type of magnaflow. Seems to be what the STI guys around here run. You don't need a cat on something that old do you?
Edited by Lurch, 28 April 2012 - 02:08 AM.
Posted 28 April 2012 - 02:15 AM
Posted 17 May 2012 - 04:53 PM
Posted 17 May 2012 - 05:16 PM
And why'd you take the rear flares off?
Posted 17 May 2012 - 05:52 PM
Posted 10 September 2012 - 12:09 PM
Added a genuine front bumper and installed the skirts and rear arches. Bodywork is complete, now I just need to have it all painted.
Posted 10 September 2012 - 01:16 PM
Posted 10 September 2012 - 07:16 PM
What is left on the shopping list before you can take it to paint?
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