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2G Eclipse shell build

Posted by Thomas Mason, Apr 14, 2019

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  1. Thomas Mason

    Thomas Mason Proven Member

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    any suggestions on what type of engine I should shoot for? evo, 2g, 1g 6 bolt, crate etc
     

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    1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse N/T
    fwd · automatic · 2G DSM
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  2. dustyboner

    dustyboner Proven Member

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    how about something different like
    :aha:
    dual TJ-100 turbojets
    mounted on the quarter panels
    :hellyeah::hellyeah::hellyeah::hellyeah::hellyeah::hellyeah::hellyeah:



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  3. ThunderChild

    ThunderChild Supporting VIP

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    haha @dustyboner , why not just do an old helicopter turbine?

    is your 99 originally a 420a? if so the popular swaps are 3g/evo style motors. depending on what you want to do with it, theres alot of variables.

    wanna be a lil different? RWD/longitudinal convert it and use a 3g block, since theyre more plentiful, newer tech, and better cylinder head. read up on the G4JS cylinder head, it works with the 3g 2.4 4g64 blocks well, and you can use pretty much any evo/dsm hardware you want.
     

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  4. BLACK'98DSM

    BLACK'98DSM Proven Member

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    Or you can be like everyone else and drop in a 4g63 and put a fat BOV and smooth wastegate system. :p:p:p
     

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    1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse N/T
    fwd · manual · 2G DSM

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  5. ThunderChild

    ThunderChild Supporting VIP

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    this requires for more fabrication than its worth on a 420a chassis, especially when its a completely clean slate.
     

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  6. BLACK'98DSM

    BLACK'98DSM Proven Member

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    RWD conversions are a ton of work too, but it's not up to us I guess.
     

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    fwd · manual · 2G DSM

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    2012 Murray Explorer Dune
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  7. ThunderChild

    ThunderChild Supporting VIP

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    True. But it's weighing out the work-to-benefits ratio, and depending on what you want. Personally I'd rather do a red build with a completely blank slate than go through the trouble of frame rail swapping for a standard 4g FWD/AWD with the inherent limitations.
     

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    1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GST
    fwd · manual · 2G DSM

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    1992 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    manual · 1G DSM

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    1992 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    awd · manual · 1G DSM
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