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Spdfreak's Eclipse GSX

Year:
1995
Model/Trim:
Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
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  1. Spdfreak

    Spdfreak Proven Member

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    It's been a while since I've updated my journal, so i'm starting this build thread. The car is a 1995 mitsubishi eclipse gsx. I plan on building it for the 1/4 mile only with the hopes of achieving a high to mid 8 second pass. Previous entries can be found in the old journal system. Today I started working on the rear suspension for the car by removing the rear sub frame and installing undoubtedly one of the nicest aftermarket parts i've seen for a dsm and that is the tubular rear subframe from 99gst_racer. The install could not have been any easier perfect fitment on the car. I also installed my tre maxx loc differential with the converted dss axle to work the differential.
     

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    1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    14.630 @ 104.000 · 2G DSM
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  2. Maxthepersonz

    Maxthepersonz Supporting VIP

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    Amazing looking build. Can't wait to see more. That rear end wowww.
     

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    4G63 1989 Dodge Colt GT
    fwd · manual · 4G63t Swapped

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    1991 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    automatic · 1G DSM
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  3. Spdfreak

    Spdfreak Proven Member

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    Thanks man I'll post more pictures soon. I'm trying to figure out how to add the li nk to my old journal.
     

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    1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    14.630 @ 104.000 · 2G DSM
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  4. Archer Fabrications

    Archer Fabrications Supporting Vendor

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    Jealous!!!!! Good luck! What turbo do you plan to run for this madness? I'm going to be switching to the fp3794 next summer.
     

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    1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    11.128 @ 132.5 · 2G DSM
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  5. Spdfreak

    Spdfreak Proven Member

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    san diego, California
    It's a garret gt42 with the hta treatment
     

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    1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    14.630 @ 104.000 · 2G DSM
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  6. GRAVEDIGGER

    GRAVEDIGGER Proven Member

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    That rear subframe, rear diff, and the axles look awesome! Is the rear diff new, or rebuilt? It looks great. The gt42 and underhood is pretty stellar as well! Very sweet setup. It should produce some nice results for sure. Good luck! :thumb:
     

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    1991 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    12.149 @ 115.940 · 1G DSM
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  7. Archer Fabrications

    Archer Fabrications Supporting Vendor

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    Holy crap your not messin around
     

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    1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    11.128 @ 132.5 · 2G DSM
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  8. Spdfreak

    Spdfreak Proven Member

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    The rear diff is rebuilt using my stock 2g housing with evo 3 internals and mechanical limited slip.
     

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    1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    14.630 @ 104.000 · 2G DSM
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  9. Pipnorcali

    Pipnorcali Proven Member

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    Joined Oct 29, 2011
    Grass valley, California
    Looking good what track you racing on..it will be too fast for qualcomm..haha
     

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    1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST
    12.636 @ 111.92 · 2G DSM
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  10. Spdfreak

    Spdfreak Proven Member

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    Joined Jul 12, 2009
    san diego, California
    Fontana is finally open now.
     

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    1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    14.630 @ 104.000 · 2G DSM
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  11. bastarddsm

    bastarddsm Supporting Vendor

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    What is your job? you have more money in one picture than I have in my whole car and it's no slouch. LOL.
     

    Showcar Build 4K  1

    1991 Eagle Talon N/T
    9.805 @ 144.00 · 1G DSM
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  12. dexterholland04

    dexterholland04 Proven Member

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    Rush, New York
    Simple answer: Do well in school, go to college and get usable degree, get awesome job, make good money, buy awesome DSM parts.

    Or, that's how I did it...

    :D
     

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    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    10.1 @ 149.02 · 2G DSM
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  13. bastarddsm

    bastarddsm Supporting Vendor

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    LOL...Well, I have 80% of that done. I just need to finish this dissertation, then "get money, get paid"
     

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    1991 Eagle Talon N/T
    9.805 @ 144.00 · 1G DSM
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  14. 99gst_racer

    99gst_racer Moderator

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    Beautiful build! The subframe looks great under there. :)

    And that engine bay means business too. Looking forward to seeing this car in action!
     
    Last edited: Mar 19, 2014

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    1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST
    609.8 whp · 541.2 lb/ft · 2G DSM
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  15. Spdfreak

    Spdfreak Proven Member

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    Thanks man i appreciate it. Got some more parts in today for the stagging brake install, I'll post install soon.
     

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    1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    14.630 @ 104.000 · 2G DSM
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  16. CoachDavis

    CoachDavis Proven Member

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    The sub-frame and engine bay look amazing! Did you complete all of the work yourself?
     

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    1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    manual · 2G DSM
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  17. Spdfreak

    Spdfreak Proven Member

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    The engine bay was completed by me but the subframe was built by a member on this site and I just installed it.
     

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    1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    14.630 @ 104.000 · 2G DSM
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  18. Stew Pidaso

    Stew Pidaso Proven Member

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    I would like to know occupation as well haha. Great build!! Would love to see some numbers from this build.
     

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    1992 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    10.407 @ 138.48 · 1G DSM
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  19. Spdfreak

    Spdfreak Proven Member

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    I'm just a carpenter foreman. I'll post some numbers as soon as I get to a dyno, I just got to take care of some random stuff first like Windows, parachute cable and wait for my Transfercase to return.
     

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    1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    14.630 @ 104.000 · 2G DSM
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  20. Stew Pidaso

    Stew Pidaso Proven Member

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    what kind of transfer case? 300m?
     

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    1992 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    10.407 @ 138.48 · 1G DSM
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  21. Spdfreak

    Spdfreak Proven Member

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    Yes it is a 300m shaft getting welded on to my stock transfercase gear.
     

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    1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    14.630 @ 104.000 · 2G DSM
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  22. Archer Fabrications

    Archer Fabrications Supporting Vendor

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    Interesting hummmmmmm....... How much was the tail shaft
     

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    1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    11.128 @ 132.5 · 2G DSM
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  23. Spdfreak

    Spdfreak Proven Member

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    I'll let you know as soon as they call me with a update. I just mounted my staging brake, but now I'm debating on if I should use 3/16 hard lines and flare them or use earls flexible steel brake hose since I got options now.
     

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    14.630 @ 104.000 · 2G DSM
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  24. Mark L

    Mark L Proven Member

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    Looking very good nice work. The rear subframe is awesome.
     
  25. Spdfreak

    Spdfreak Proven Member

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    Thanks alot I appreciate it, Definitely a cool looking setup makes it look like there's so much room under there.
     

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    1995 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    14.630 @ 104.000 · 2G DSM
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