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Street Build jdxnc's Eclipse GST (AWD swap)

Year:
1997
Model/Trim:
Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
  • Ownership Status:
    I own it
    Turbo Type:
    GT35 Variant
    Drivetrain:
    AWD
    Transmission Type:
    Manual
    Build Type:
    • Street
    Mods-Bolt-on:
    TPC "R"Spec
    FIC 1150
    Treadstone TR1045 fmic
    Fuelab AFPR
    Walbro 400
    Mods-Engine:
    6 bolt
    Mods-EMS & Logging:
    Innovate MTX-L
    DSMLink V3
    Mods-Drivetrain:
    AWD swap
    PTT Twin Disk
    Girdled rear diff cover
    4-spider center diff
    Mods-Handling:
    tien coilovers
    Background:
    My plans for the car are to have a 10 second show worthy car.
  • 1/4 Mile E/T:
    10.580
    1/4 Mile MPH:
    129.51
    1/8 Mile MPH:
    102.75
    1/8 Mile E/T:
    6.839
    60' Time:
    1.526
    Timeslip Video Link:
    Watch Video
    Timeslip Photo Link:
    Timeslip Details:
    3306lbs with driver on 16" Hoosier QTP's on 94 octane pump gas + meth
    Dyno HP:
    532 bhp
    Dyno TQ:
    444 lb/ft
    Dyno Type:
    Mustang Dyno
    Dyno Video Link:
    Watch Video
    Dyno Shop Name:
    Buschur Racing
  • True 10 second, street tire and pump gas 1997 Eclipse GSX
    10 years in the making, ups and downs all the work finally payed off.



    Eclipse GSX vs All Motor Honda CRX
    Lined up with my buddy Maxime and his all motor CRX at the SSPA event.



    GSX out in some Fresh Powder

    Took my GSX out for a little spin in the fresh snow before the plow truck came along and salted everything.



    2G AWD DSM - FP Red 0-100

    Quick 0-100 pull in my stock 7 bolt awd swapped dsm.


    Finally into the 11's
    My first 11s run, later back up with another.


    2G DSM "old school" FP Red Spool Up
    Lot of people have been asking how the spool up is on this Forced Performance "old school" Red is, so to answer that, here is a 5th gear pull; 25psi by 4200 rpm, 2.0L with HKS 264/272 cams.


    AWD Eclipse GST drifting on Ice
    Myself out playing on the ice.


    AWD swapped DSM in the snow
    Playing in the snow with my AWD GST.


    2G bumper exit DMH cutout
    Quick video of my e-cutout.


    11s 2G vs 10s 2G
    Me and a friend making a couple test & tune passes. Both are awd swapped GST's.


    1997 Eclipse - Drive along mirrored windows
    Just out for a cruise.


    97 Eclipse - Stock block FP Red 30psi pull
    Just a short 3rd gear pull @ 30 psi to keep the daily commute interesting.


    2G Dsm 2-step launch - rear diff view
    6000rpm 2-step launch on my 1997 Eclipse awd swapped GST


    4G63 HKS 272 Cam Loap
    Short idle clip with my e-cutout open with HKS cams.


    2G DSM First start and 2-step for 2014
    First start up after sitting since November of my 1997 Eclipse.

    Stock 7 bolt block
    FP Red


    Mustang FAIL vs DSM
    11.74 @ 119 for me, Mustang broke something on launch.


    Stock 7 bolt block 2g DSM vs BMW M3
    Friday night test & tune action, giving my buddy a 2 second head start with his M3

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  1. BLACK'98DSM
    Where did you buy your front grill from? And also, do you remember how much it cost?
    1. jdxnc
      You mean the lip?
      jdxnc, Mar 30, 2019
    2. BLACK'98DSM
      I thought your intercooler was a grill. Nevermind haha
      BLACK'98DSM, Mar 31, 2019
  2. Joseph brooks
    Impressive!
      jdxnc likes this.
  3. JDT
    Seen this car on youtube plenty, it's so damn clean.
      jdxnc likes this.
  4. miliman13
    Excellent shots.
      jdxnc likes this.
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