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Street Build My 3rd attempt at a 97 DSM

Year:
1997
Model/Trim:
Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
  • Ownership Status:
    I own it
    Drivetrain:
    AWD
    Transmission Type:
    Automatic
    Build Type:
    • Street
    Mods-Bolt-on:
    FP intake w/ K&N 4" filter
    FP Green turbo w/ptp turbine housing blanket along with FP oil feed lines from OFH, 2g modded drain
    FP exhaust manifold w/ptp blanket
    VRSF IC
    Tial BOV
    Tial 38mm EWG off eBay 3" SS o2 housing
    3" full straight pipe exhaust
    Fuel Lab fuel filter
    Aeromotive AFPR
    Re-wired walbro 255hp
    FIC 1150cc injectors
    1g TB
    96 Hyundai Sonata cast intake manifold (ported to match 1g ports)
    1g heat barrier intake and TB gaskets
    Prothane motor mount inserts (all solid)
    Fluidampr crank pulley
    Sheridan Engineering 1g CAS conversion harness
    Mods-Engine:
    6 Bolt short block:
    Weisco 10:5-1 HD pistons .020 over
    Manley H-beam rods w/arp 2000s
    Clevite bearings
    Stock polished crank
    Kiggly main girdle
    Standard Arp head studs (oil feed stud was undercut)
    Arp main bolts (line honed)
    Acl oil pump with BS delete
    90 ported OFH
    Cometic mls head gasket
    Gates timing belt kit

    7 bolt 1g cylinder head:
    Ported intake and exhaust ports
    BC 272 cams
    AEM cam gears
    Bronze valve guides
    Ferrera competition +1mm oversized valves (intake and exhaust)
    Ferrera dual valve springs w/titanium retainers
    Gsc valve stem seals
    Kiggly HLA
    Oil port mod to teardrop
    Head stud holes opened for 6 bolt arp head studs
    EGR port tapped and plugged
    Arp SS exhaust manifold studs
    Mods-EMS & Logging:
    Ecmlink V3 full on GM MAF blow thru getting ready to make the SD crossover

    Ortiz custom 3 pod center vent bezel containing:
    AEM boost gauge
    AEM wideband gauge
    AEM trans temp gauge
    Mods-Drivetrain:
    Stock auto trans:
    With OEM metal filter change and full synthetic trans fluid 7/24/17
    IPT shift kit (black spring)
    IPT end clutch kit
    Kiggly 6 bolt flex plate and adapter kit
    Mods-Handling:
    Tein Street Basis coil overs
    DC front and rear strut tower bars
    Evo X MR stock 18" BBS wheels
    Evo 9 front brembos w/ drilled and slotted rotors
    2g 3000gt VR-4 rear calipers w/ drilled and slotted rotors
    3G master cylinder
    ABS delete w/SS lines to MC
    SS brake caliper lines
    Evo 8 Momo steering wheel
    Parts Wishlist:
    REAL Oil pressure gauge
    Shift box
    Background:
    First car 97 GS didn't know much about DSM back then but I love the 2gb body style. "Had big turbo plans" but I was T-boned by a old lady 2 weeks into owning it.

    Used insurance money to buy a 97 GST. Beat the piss out of it and went through 2 blocks and 2 trans. Never finished any projects I started on it. Amazing because it was my daily. When I blew it up the 3rd time I sent her to the junkyard. Gave up DSM for about 6 years. Had to get my life together. I was a drug addict.

    Here I am today with my life a lot better, picked up a 97 gsx. I guess 97 was meant to be. But I want to do it right this time. Everything I've started has been finished. No half assing things because I didn't have the funds (money went to my habits). I feel like I need to redeem myself so here goes.

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