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Forum: Private Sales - Cars 07-03-2018, 13:04
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Posted By SplinterFQ340
2004 UK Evo8 FQ340 MR

For Sale: Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 8 FQ340 Mitsubishi Ralliart Edition. £15,500 ono

I will point out all the bad bits so there are no suprises, on the whole its an epic car, i love it and i...
Forum: Engine / Turbo 26-07-2015, 07:06
Replies: 21
Views: 4,444
Posted By SplinterFQ340
All done now and car back on the road. Full set...

All done now and car back on the road. Full set of intake valves, new cam belt and tensioners, and new auxy belts, and all compression tested and beck to her old self!

Nice to have it back, i wont...
Forum: Engine / Turbo 18-07-2015, 19:25
Replies: 21
Views: 4,444
Posted By SplinterFQ340
well, Paul at Mitsi art has got round to looking...

well, Paul at Mitsi art has got round to looking at her, and its not good, all intake valves were bent and damaged, rest looks okay, so top end mini rebuild is needed! Balls!
Forum: Suspension / Handling 20-06-2015, 17:54
Replies: 44
Views: 4,878
Posted By SplinterFQ340
Mine were picked up by Mitsi Art when she was in...

Mine were picked up by Mitsi Art when she was in for new tyres. Said they wouldn't pass her MOT.
...
Forum: Engine / Turbo 13-06-2015, 16:37
Replies: 21
Views: 4,444
Posted By SplinterFQ340
nothing yet, she is booked in for the 24th, so...

nothing yet, she is booked in for the 24th, so wont know anything till then.
Forum: Engine / Turbo 08-06-2015, 10:16
Replies: 21
Views: 4,444
Posted By SplinterFQ340
Ran out of time. I'm flying out to work today....

Ran out of time. I'm flying out to work today. Got it booked in with my local specialist. So will let them at it now. Hopefully can be sorted without toooo much expense! Haha
Forum: Engine / Turbo 06-06-2015, 23:44
Replies: 21
Views: 4,444
Posted By SplinterFQ340
Had a look inside the rocker cover the other day:...

Had a look inside the rocker cover the other day:

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i244/splintermcinnes/Evo%20FQ340%20MR/A0BB4CF8-02A5-455E-A962-AA4C027BB75A_zpsh3ajqbqh.jpg...
Forum: Engine / Turbo 05-06-2015, 07:01
Replies: 21
Views: 4,444
Posted By SplinterFQ340
Hey John. Unfortunately I fly out back to Sea on...

Hey John. Unfortunately I fly out back to Sea on Monday. Amy will be about though. I may have a peak today. Try to see the turbo intake for shaft play, and maybe whip the rocker cover off to see if...
Forum: Bodywork / Detailing 03-06-2015, 16:19
Replies: 20
Views: 3,908
Posted By SplinterFQ340
I will be at sea now on Monday for another 12...

I will be at sea now on Monday for another 12 weeks. So the family will be in but I will be off earning some money again!

On Ccuk I am splinter. On all the forums I'm on I am either splinter,...
Forum: Bodywork / Detailing 03-06-2015, 14:32
Replies: 20
Views: 3,908
Posted By SplinterFQ340
To be honest I have never met anyone from the MLr...

To be honest I have never met anyone from the MLr or been to any meets. My wife and I met through Celica-Club so hang out with our friends from there and go to their meets. Once we have a running we...
Forum: Bodywork / Detailing 03-06-2015, 06:57
Replies: 20
Views: 3,908
Posted By SplinterFQ340
John - did you see my thread in the engine...

John - did you see my thread in the engine section? Not good :(

https://www.lancerregister.com/showthread.php?t=506618
Forum: Bodywork / Detailing 03-06-2015, 06:55
Replies: 20
Views: 3,908
Posted By SplinterFQ340
Hey John. Hope all is good over your way. Yeah...

Hey John. Hope all is good over your way. Yeah loving the Evo. I have been tinkering with the idea of many more Evo body work mods. Next will be Evo 9 rear diffuser with an added Cf rear diffuser....
Forum: Bodywork / Detailing 02-06-2015, 22:55
Replies: 20
Views: 3,908
Posted By SplinterFQ340
Haha. Cheers! :p I love the graphics, and she has...

Haha. Cheers! :p I love the graphics, and she has won best graphics at JAE for Celica club three years in a row.

She is a stripped out race car. I did the graphics to stand out. And that she...
Forum: Bodywork / Detailing 02-06-2015, 22:33
Replies: 20
Views: 3,908
Posted By SplinterFQ340
Yeah the shut lines are a bit out. The top half...

Yeah the shut lines are a bit out. The top half is genuine Celica, but the Evo bottom half is trying to pull the sides out. And the way it's all stitched makes the Center top bit sit at too shallow...
Forum: Engine / Turbo 02-06-2015, 22:15
Replies: 21
Views: 4,444
Posted By SplinterFQ340
I first thought it was o lay three teeth, so cam...

I first thought it was o lay three teeth, so cam belt swap and retune properly again and all good. Then I thought about it,
If the crank rotates in a clock wise rotation when viewed from the drivers...
Forum: Engine / Turbo 02-06-2015, 09:00
Replies: 21
Views: 4,444
Posted By SplinterFQ340
I know I know I know! I am a professional marine...

I know I know I know! I am a professional marine engineer, I know engines, and beyond my better judgment I thought, I'll just turn the car round, it will be fine... ��
Forum: Bodywork / Detailing 02-06-2015, 08:43
Replies: 20
Views: 3,908
Posted By SplinterFQ340
Custom Evo Front end, on my Celica.

So this is a project I have been working on for a while. Thought I would see what you lot thought.

Had a slightly damaged Evo 8 bumper sitting around and a spare Celica bumper so decided to mash...
Forum: Engine / Turbo 02-06-2015, 08:35
Replies: 21
Views: 4,444
Posted By SplinterFQ340
Spun the crank, how bad will this be?

This is on my E8FQ340 MR.

Well. Very ****ed off to say the least. Broke down Saturday night to a clatter of what sounded like going through a small patch of gravel on the road as the auxy belt...
Forum: Suspension / Handling 11-04-2015, 14:51
Replies: 8
Views: 1,685
Posted By SplinterFQ340
Went with the B6 struts all round some new drop...

Went with the B6 struts all round some new drop links and a whiteline 26mm adjustable rear ARB. Should help her be a tad more awesome. Delivery Friday. That's my job for the weekend sorted! :D
Forum: Suspension / Handling 08-04-2015, 16:56
Replies: 8
Views: 1,685
Posted By SplinterFQ340
Thanks for the reply's. And I want to stay away...

Thanks for the reply's. And I want to stay away from coilovers. Got my track car for that.

So what bilsteins are stock? B6 or B8's. Not sure to order just shocks or springs as well.

Thanks
Forum: Suspension / Handling 08-04-2015, 12:16
Replies: 8
Views: 1,685
Posted By SplinterFQ340
Evo 8 MR FQ340 suspension renewal

Hi all, got an MOT due and Mitsi Art say the suspension won't pass. What shocks and spring do you guys recormend as a little upgrade? I I ly want springs and shocks not coilovers as she is our daily....
Forum: Suspension / Handling 08-04-2015, 06:24
Replies: 17
Views: 2,486
Posted By SplinterFQ340
I was under the thinking the B6's were for stock...

I was under the thinking the B6's were for stock ride height. And B8's for lowering springs. So guessing that's why the OP went with B8's

I am swapping my E8MR suspension out soon. Wondering if...
Forum: Suspension / Handling 24-12-2014, 16:08
Replies: 1
Views: 586
Posted By SplinterFQ340
Fq340 MR V's FQ400 suspension

Is there a difference between the two car set ups? I have an FQ340 MR and the front shocks are pretty much shot. Is the FQ340 same as the evo8 FQ400 or will this be a reasonable upgrade? Not really...
Forum: Suspension / Handling 23-12-2014, 13:28
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By SplinterFQ340
At the moment the car is being used by the wife...

At the moment the car is being used by the wife as a to and from work car. Bit of a waste of an Evo but I still have a blast every now and then. So want to weigh up the options between going for...
Forum: Suspension / Handling 22-12-2014, 20:40
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By SplinterFQ340
Anyone running XYZ coilovers?

Hello all,

Just had the Evo8 MR FQ340 serviced at Mitsi Art in Portsmouth. Two things came from this. Tyres are low, and the front strut spring platforms are corroded and won't pass MOT when it's...
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