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Old 11-10-2019, 10:37   #1
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Hi everyone, I'm currently having an Evo 8 MR being UK registered and prepared by AP Tuning.
Thought I'd ease in to my first Evo so only having a few little bits done for now - Quaife box, Motec, Alcons all round, Nitron 3 ways, RS rear diff kit
Funny thing is I won't be able to tell the difference as I've never even driven one!
Been in the passenger seat of a couple round track so I have a feeling I'm not going to be disappointed.
Looking forward to getting behind the wheel.
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Old 11-10-2019, 11:22   #2
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Old 11-10-2019, 12:54   #4
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Sounds cool ... Good Evo's are hard to come by now... Did you import it yourself ?
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Old 11-10-2019, 13:06   #5
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Sounds cool ... Good Evo's are hard to come by now... Did you import it yourself ?
No this was one Ross got over and it is very clean indeed especially underneath.
Iíve been in and under it a few times now and i still canít believe its a 15 year old car.
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Old 11-10-2019, 14:42   #6
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Great choice for your first Evo. Those little bitts are going to add up to a whole lot of fun.
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Old 11-10-2019, 16:52   #7
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Great choice for your first Evo. Those little bitts are going to add up to a whole lot of fun.
Thanks mate and yeah Iím hoping so!
I went out in the passenger seat of pretty much the same car / spec around Spa with someone who has a half decent reputation for driving Evoís and i couldnít believe how capable it was.
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Old 21-10-2019, 21:17   #8
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Car is all ready to go, made some decent numbers on the dyno.
Just waiting for the V5 now.
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Old 12-11-2019, 20:56   #9
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Hi everyone, I'm currently having an Evo 8 MR being UK registered and prepared by AP Tuning.
Thought I'd ease in to my first Evo so only having a few little bits done for now - Quaife box, Motec, Alcons all round, Nitron 3 ways, RS rear diff kit
Funny thing is I won't be able to tell the difference as I've never even driven one!
Been in the passenger seat of a couple round track so I have a feeling I'm not going to be disappointed.
Looking forward to getting behind the wheel.

Hi, some gucci mods list is that!!

assuming you going to be running some big power then, saying you haven't driven one before I would advise learn the car and take it easy, dont kill urself in the process lol have fun!!
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Old 25-11-2019, 21:57   #10
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Hi, some gucci mods list is that!!

assuming you going to be running some big power then, saying you haven't driven one before I would advise learn the car and take it easy, dont kill urself in the process lol have fun!!
Ha ha yeah thought i would throw myself in the deep end!

Standard engine mapped to 412hp on 1.4 bar so nothing crazy yet, like you said i do need to learn the car and hopefully have some fun along the way.
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