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Saying hello. Just got a 98 GST spider.

Posted by Jonathanf, May 26, 2019

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  1. Jonathanf

    Jonathanf Probationary Member

    Joined May 26, 2019
    Winnetka, California
    Just picked up a really ruff 98 GST Spider. The interior has no carpet and all the interior panels seem to have been taken off and are loose or missing fasteners. Seems that the top was left open at some point. Will be a complete restoration. It has Megan coilovers and a front mount Intercooler that appears to be rigged in. Lots of hoses capped and or screws inserted in them. Will post more pictures once I get home. The clutch went out 30 minutes from home. In 5th gear and the rpms would just go up with no acceleration.

    I am usually a starion guy. I have had 8 of those and know them well. Hope to meet some of you here and possible meets.

    My daily is a mini cooper turbo. Thus far just intake, intercooler, upgraded turbo. Waiting for exhaust to get a tune. Fun little car.

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    AKA fixture

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    Last edited: May 27, 2019

    Street Build 165  19

    1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder GST
    fwd · manual · 2G DSM
  2. ThunderChild

    ThunderChild Supporting VIP

    Joined Jan 5, 2012
    Rathdrum, Idaho
    Welcome to the site! Overall the car looks straight, that bypass valve port looks interesting, almost like it's plumbed straight into the upper intercooler pipe.
    Either way I look forward to updates!

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    1987 Toyota Pickup/Hilux
    awd · manual · Misc Vehicles

    Street Build 657  7

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

    Street Build 857  1

    1992 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    manual · 1G DSM

    Street Build 2K  10

    1992 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    awd · manual · 1G DSM
  3. MorrisonFab

    MorrisonFab Supporting Vendor

    Joined May 28, 2017
    Johnson Creek, Wisconsin
    Welcome!! Looking forward to seeing what you do to it! :)

    Street Build 1K  20

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

    Street Build 2K  18

    1993 Eagle Talon TSi AWD
    868 whp · 546 lb/ft · 1G DSM

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