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Posted by DSM_Kola, Jul 12, 2019

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  1. DSM_Kola

    DSM_Kola Probationary Member

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    Franklin, Wisconsin
    Hello everyone my name is Tom, I’m 18 years old. I’ve owned my eagle talon tsi awd since January of 2018. I’ve used this site for a while, but decided to make an account recently. I bought the eagle as a project car, I saved up and started the project in October. First was the transmission which I had done by TRE, then I moved to the engine. This was the first engine that I’ve ever built. I was a bit nervous but took my time and made sure to double and sometime triple check all my work. The goal with this build was to make a reliable and fast car. So far I have enjoyed working on the car and it has been a great learning experience. I’m excited for the future and what’s to come and if you have any advice for me it would be greatly appreciated.
     

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    Road Race Build 162  1

    1995 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    awd · manual · 2G DSM
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  2. Ludachris

    Ludachris Founder & Zookeeper

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    Roseville, California
    Welcome Tom, hope to see you become a regular contributor around here. Looking forward to seeing your progress with the car.
     

    Street Build 8K  0

    1997 Eagle Talon TSi AWD (sold)
    manual · 2G DSM

    Road Race Build 6K  23

    1991 Mitsubishi Eclipse GSX
    435.0 whp · 399.2 lb/ft · 1G DSM
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  3. 1990TSIAWDTALON

    1990TSIAWDTALON Moderator

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    Independence, Kansas
    Welcome Tom. I started my first "project" car when I was 16, 2 Camaros. One good in the back, one good in the front and no drivetrain. I have been where you are so stay meticulous like you are and you will be able to say "I BUILD CARS, I don't buy them!"
    That was 40 years ago or more and I am still doing it.
    Very glad you joined up and don't be afraid to ask if you have specific questions. Someone has been there and done it 99.9% of the time.
    Keep up the good work! :thumb:
    Marty
     

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    1967 Chevrolet Camaro RS
    rwd · automatic · Misc Vehicles

    Street Build 438  4

    1998 Eagle Talon TSi
    fwd · manual · 2G DSM

    Street Build 3K  21

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

    Street Build 5K  11  25

    1990 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    13.620 @ 108.460 · 1G DSM

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    1990 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    13.612 @ 107.760 · 1G DSM
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  4. boyetvill

    boyetvill Probationary Member

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    Tarlac City, Philippines, Asia
    Welcome Tom. I'm also new here. I'm glad you start this passion for car building while still very young. I did not have that chance. Good luck on your build. Mine is going to finish in a few more months. Cheers.
     

    Street Build 129  2

    1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST
    fwd · automatic · 2G DSM
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  5. Boosted_okie_girl

    Boosted_okie_girl Probationary Member

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    Mcloud, Oklahoma
    Super nice car! Welcome to the DSM fam!
     

    Street Build 427  8

    1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GST
    fwd · manual · 2G DSM
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