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Old 17-12-2011, 11:30   #1
Gwaldo
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Car: Evo IV Mivec Widebody
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Evo IV Restomod

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Evo IV Restomod


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So here goes...

Car imported into the UK in 2004. Purchased by me Jan 2011 with roughly 47k Miles on the clock.

Starting Point:
  • Tidied up bodywork
  • Removed original IV engine and fitted replacement IX engine including manifolds & 80 series turbo.
  • Fitted Hydra Nemesis EMS 2.5
  • Fitted upper & Lower HKS hardpipes
  • Fitted R-spec oil temp, pressure and boost gauges
  • Replaced worn Ralliart topmount O/S/F
  • Replaced HKS EVC with Greddy Profec-B
  • Fitted F&R Upper strut braces
  • Engine dress up inc: Polished manifold cover, Tegiwa stainless fixing kit, Tegiwa battery tie, Carbongoodies Mivec cam cover & Ralliart plug cover, red conduit and silicone hose, neverneverman cam sensor heat shield.
  • Rear suspension recall work
  • Front end tidy: Inc fresh mesh, new number plate & new fixings.

I'm no Evo guru or car mechanic and I certainly don't claim to be. I'm sure I'll be met with plenty of issues along the way but fingers crossed the wealth of knowledge on this forum will see me through

My intentions (Revised 14/11/12):
  • Completely strip underside and protect, re-seal and paint.
  • Replace all steel F&R suspension arms with 5/6 alloy arms and fit aftermarket bushes.
  • Refurbish drive-train.
  • Replace wheel bearings.
  • Remove AYC diff and fit a LSD.
  • Remove ABS and install bias control on the rear.
  • Replace Ralliart coilovers with a fast road/track day alternative.
  • Remove A/C, de-clutter, deep clean engine bay and wire-tuck/tidy.
  • Engine build (2lt long rod)
  • Body work + arch work and full respray.
  • Fit harness bar or possibly a bolt-in cage.
  • On completion; full geometry setup & mapping

Update: 29/06/19
Spec/Parts List

Quote:
Engine: 2.0ltr Long Rod Mivec
  • OEM 4G63 crank
  • Oliver I-Beam Extreme Conrods 156mm
  • Mahle Pistons 85.50mm
  • ACL Race Bearings
  • ARP Main Studs
  • H11 Head Studs
  • Cosworth Head gasket
  • Balance Shaft Delete
  • Stock Valves
  • Supertech Dual Valve Spring and retainer Set
  • GSC S1 cams 268/268
  • Tomei Adjustable Cam Gear
  • OEM Water Pump
  • OEM Oil Pump
  • Hel 19row Oil Cooler
  • Kiggly Racing HLA Pressure Reg
  • Dual Mishimoto sealed catch can setup
  • Ralliart 76° Thermostat
  • SFS Rad Hoses
  • Koyo Radiator
  • Ralliart 1.3bar Rad Cap
  • Honda CBR Coolant Expansion bottle
  • 14" Spal Slimeline Fan
  • Ralliart Engine Mount Bushes
  • New Oil Sump
  • Tomei Slicing & Baffle Kit
  • Fluidampr Crank Pulley with ARP bolts

Turbo & Intake:
  • Evo IX 80series Turbo
  • Uprated Oil Feed & Return Lines
  • Ross Sport 3" Intake Pipework
  • K&N Airfilter
  • HKS J-Pipe
  • HKS Intercooler Pipework modified straight 2.5" + Tial Flange
  • Tial Q 50mm BOV
  • Stock Throttle Body
  • Stock Intake Manifold
  • Allisport Intercooler

Exhaust:
  • JMF Prostock Stock Frame Exhaust Manifold
  • C-tec modular 3" elbow
  • C-tec modular 3" downpipe
  • C-tec custom 3" de-Cat
  • Custom True 3" cat-back exhaust
  • DEI Titanium Thermal Heat Wrap
  • Torque Solutions exhaust mounts

Fuel:
  • Hardwired Walbro 255lph
  • AN -6 Braided Feed Line
  • 6mm ID Braided Return Line
  • In-line Torques Fuel Filter
  • Stock Fuel Rail
  • Stock FPR
  • Injector Dynamics 725cc

Electronics:
  • Link G4+ Storm Black Edition
  • Custom Sequential COP Bosch Ignition system
  • Greddy Profec B Spec-II
  • Prosport Stepper Touch Oil Temp, Pressure & Boost Gauges
  • AEM AFR Gauge with Bosch sensor
  • Custom engine loom with Mil-Spec connectors
  • Bosch Knock sensor

Drivetrain:
  • Evo IV GSR 5 Speed box
  • Evo VI LSD Transfer Box
  • Reinforced linkage brackets
  • Solid Shifter Bushes
  • Solid Shifter Base Bushes
  • Braided Clutch Line
  • Exedy Hyper Twin Plate Clutch & flywheel + ARP bolts
  • Solid Propshaft Bushes
  • Ralliart & Powerflex Diff Bushes
  • Quaife Rear ATB Helical LSD

Suspension & Steering:
  • Ohlins DFV R&T (Re-valved by Aurok for the Evo 4/5/6 sprint & track)
  • C-tec/Aurok Top Mounts
  • Cusco 3 point Front Strut Brace
  • Ultra Racing3 point Fender Braces
  • Aluminium Evo5/6 Suspension Arms
  • Full Ralliart Bush set + Some Powerflex and Polybush
  • SuperPro Caster Increase bushes
  • OEM Front ARB
  • 24mm X heavy duty Whiteline Rear ARB
  • OEM front & rear droplinks
  • Custom braided PAS line
  • Custom Setrab 7 row PAS cooler setup
  • Work Wheels Emotion 11R Matte Black 17x9.0 +18 (9.3kgs)
  • Yokohama Advan Neova AD08 235/40/17
  • Taper Pro Alloy 25mm Spacers
  • ARP Extended Wheel Studs
  • Muteki SR48 Lightweight Steel Wheel Nuts

Brakes:
  • Fully Refurbished F&R Brembos
  • PF Floating Front Discs
  • Carbotech XP8 Front Pads
  • Carbotech XP8 Rear Pads
  • Grooved Rear disc
  • SS Braided Brake Lines
  • SS Braided through-car Brake Lines
  • Tilton Rear Brake Proportioning Valve
  • Motul RBF660 Fluid
  • Cusco Brake Master Cylinder Stopper

Interior:
  • Flocked interior Trim
  • Nardi-Personal Steering Wheel
  • NRG Short Quick-release steering boss
  • AMS gear knob
  • Lifeline extinguisher
  • Cobra Suzuka Pro Bucket Seats
  • Custom low position seat mounts
  • TRS Clubman Harnesses
  • Lifeline 1.75ltr AFFF Extinguisher
  • Safety Devices Rear Roll-cage with Harness bars

Other:
  • Beatrush Laile Underpanel
  • Attain cooling panel
  • Attain carbon exhaust shield
  • Custom fibreglass rear diffuser setup
  • Custom carbon fibre sill extensions
  • Bosch 054 boot mounted Battery
  • Custom fibreglass wide arches
  • Lightweight N/S Support
  • Custom Aluminium front Splitter
  • ABS/AYC Delete
  • A/C Delete
Sadly due to work commitments this build is going to take me a very long time but I will persevere.


Please excuse the poor camera quality. It's only temporary.

Some before shots












Regards
Will

Last edited by Gwaldo; 29-06-2019 at 20:22..
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