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Forum: Tyres / Wheels 24-09-2020, 17:12
Replies: 11
Views: 1,154
Posted By Rampant
As Mr Ralliart says - it really does depend on...

As Mr Ralliart says - it really does depend on wheels and nuts.

When using an average aftermarket wheel with 60deg taper seats, I would definitely not go above 4mm spacer.

I also wouldn't go...
Forum: Bodywork / Detailing 24-09-2020, 16:57
Replies: 8
Views: 690
Posted By Rampant
Yes I used them about a year ago and thought they...

Yes I used them about a year ago and thought they were really good. My VI was a fairly recent import and had not a spot of rust on it beforehand, so only time will tell if they did a good job or...
Forum: Engine / Turbo 17-08-2020, 07:12
Replies: 13
Views: 998
Posted By Rampant
Think about it logically... What controls...

Think about it logically...

What controls AFR and what controls boost?

If your boost control setup hasn't changed from before, then the boost ought to still be controlled within reason. (If...
Forum: Non-Mitsubishi Vehicles 28-07-2020, 06:22
Replies: 60
Views: 5,836
Posted By Rampant
This looks to be a proper little engineered...

This looks to be a proper little engineered driver's car...

Fitted with a proper centre-coupling 4WD system, and lots of other lightweight engineering, sounds like it would be a proper hoot to...
Forum: Non-Lancer Chat 24-07-2020, 13:34
Replies: 5
Views: 360
Posted By Rampant
Chorlton and the Wheelies was always one of the...

Chorlton and the Wheelies was always one of the best. "Ah Luv that little old lay-de".

Magic Roundabout was one that I didn't appreciate until I was older...

I think I know that Rainbow spoof....
Forum: Picture & Video Gallery 21-06-2020, 07:27
Replies: 62
Views: 21,456
Posted By Rampant
Ep32 notification just popped up in my phone ...

Ep32 notification just popped up in my phone


Rearrange plans today to watch that later


:)
Forum: Non-Lancer Chat 14-06-2020, 15:11
Replies: 74
Views: 2,800
Posted By Rampant
There is a subtle difference, I think. Maybe it's...

There is a subtle difference, I think. Maybe it's just lost on you?

On the one hand, with the BLM protests, where the large majority of "protestors" weren't violent - there were also the looters...
Forum: Picture & Video Gallery 08-06-2020, 10:07
Replies: 12
Views: 790
Posted By Rampant
Drool

Drool
Forum: Picture & Video Gallery 07-06-2020, 13:35
Replies: 12
Views: 1,018
Posted By Rampant
It was a brilliant fun little drive out today,...

It was a brilliant fun little drive out today, even if quite short and local and nothing too silly.

Great to catch up with a friendly Evo enthusiast in the middle of this rubbish year - thanks...
Forum: Bodywork / Detailing 05-06-2020, 21:56
Replies: 6
Views: 742
Posted By Rampant
For glue removal I'd always try Sticky Stuff...

For glue removal I'd always try Sticky Stuff Remover..

Mostly worked on my dash and didn't bleach out the colour.

IsoProplyl Alcohol is also worth a try but is a bit more aggressive, but again,...
Forum: Non-Lancer Chat 30-05-2020, 13:07
Replies: 13
Views: 1,102
Posted By Rampant
Best achievement? Possibly achieving my RAF...

Best achievement? Possibly achieving my RAF pilot's wings (with Credit), back in 1999? Something I'd wanted and single-mindedly worked towards since I was 12 years old... Bit cheesy, yeah.

Most...
Forum: Lancer Chat 15-05-2020, 15:33
Replies: 27
Views: 2,515
Posted By Rampant
Nope. Looking at a 20 year old magazine and...

Nope.
Looking at a 20 year old magazine and comparing the performance figures of an Evo VI to something relatively new and relatively similar - I think an Evo is still a phenomenon very much of...
Forum: Wanted 06-05-2020, 21:41
Replies: 21
Views: 1,147
Posted By Rampant
Teaser

Small hint of my own restoration...

How the edges were beforehand:

https://www.lancerregister.com/car_register/images/113283.jpg


Working on it:
...
Forum: Used Car Information 05-05-2020, 19:55
Replies: 16
Views: 1,326
Posted By Rampant
Definitely chancers. Sold my Evo IX with all...

Definitely chancers.

Sold my Evo IX with all conditions disclosed : that rot was beginning to take hold. Wasn't rotted out yet, but did need work to be started on it, on the rear chassis legs, the...
Forum: Picture & Video Gallery 03-05-2020, 16:46
Replies: 149
Views: 21,689
Posted By Rampant
Fitting brakes

The one thing that bothered me about fitting discs on an old Evo is that the calliper bolts can pick up some alloy from the calliper threads when removing them, and seize the bolt in the thread. ...
Forum: Picture & Video Gallery 03-05-2020, 12:20
Replies: 149
Views: 21,689
Posted By Rampant
Brakes

And there's more... :smthumbup

I had invested bit by bit in a full set of brake discs and pads by the end of last year.

Discs:

https://www.lancerregister.com/car_register/images/113185.jpg
...
Forum: Picture & Video Gallery 03-05-2020, 12:04
Replies: 149
Views: 21,689
Posted By Rampant
With the polish done - and it is so...

With the polish done -

and it is so surprising and annoying at how really soft this paintwork is - using GTechniq Panel Wipe to remove the polish dust and residue just brought a whole heap of...
Forum: Wanted 03-05-2020, 10:42
Replies: 21
Views: 1,147
Posted By Rampant
fixing it up - refurbishing/modifying/improving...

fixing it up - refurbishing/modifying/improving it...

I'm too tight to spend actual money when I can spend some time on it instead, lol.
Forum: Technical Questions 14-04-2020, 22:31
Replies: 30
Views: 1,809
Posted By Rampant
No "need" to change map. However - if...

No "need" to change map.

However - if possible it helps to adjust dwell time because the normally used Denso coils saturate in a shorter charge period - and the extra charge over this only heats...
Forum: Technical Questions 14-04-2020, 14:52
Replies: 30
Views: 1,809
Posted By Rampant
It totally depends. If your standard coil...

It totally depends.

If your standard coil packs are well past their best, then you have a choice to replace with standard, or to replace with a CoP kit. Neither will be "better" at running the...
Forum: Trader Discussion 13-04-2020, 20:56
Replies: 12
Views: 1,661
Posted By Rampant
I bought my Evo from Mo at JDM imports. I...

I bought my Evo from Mo at JDM imports.

I knew what I was doing and had an Evo guru friend check out the car for me before I placed the deposit.

My advice would be to give them a wide berth...
Forum: Non-Mitsubishi Vehicles 13-04-2020, 11:58
Replies: 33
Views: 3,584
Posted By Rampant
I probably ought not to have sold my Evo 9! ...

I probably ought not to have sold my Evo 9!

Turns out that my M3 is a total liability in the cold wet weather that we get for up to 6 months of the year... and this epiphany persuaded us to invest...
Forum: Lancer Chat 10-04-2020, 20:51
Replies: 61
Views: 4,608
Posted By Rampant
In

In
Forum: Non-Mitsubishi Vehicles 10-04-2020, 15:21
Replies: 33
Views: 3,584
Posted By Rampant
I had the same dilemma around 3 years ago. (My...

I had the same dilemma around 3 years ago. (My budget was higher at the time, but the message is not affected...)

I was lusting after a new Alfa Giulia Quadrifoglio. Circumstances conspired that...
Forum: Lancer Chat 15-02-2020, 13:41
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By Rampant
Ask not what the forum can do or you; Ask...

Ask not what the forum can do or you;

Ask what yo can do for the forum...


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