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5teve L

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Back in a 5.......
« on: 16:38, Thu 21 January 2010 »
Evo 5 that is !!
Don't quite know how it happened but as of next week it looks like I will be driving an Evo 5  :mrgreen:
Always wanted a 5 or 6 & this one came up on the cheap through a mate so I coulodn't say no.
Grabbed a couple of piccies last night on the phone (which seems to have a scratch across the left side of the lens  :(  )



Spec so far 22/2/2010

HKS airfilter
HKS BOV
Front & rear strut braces
Coilovers
18" Speedline turini's
Mishimoto alloy rad
Scorpion de-cat & downpipe
Mongoose cat back exhaust
walbro fuel pump
Evo 8 MR turbo
Poly rear diff bushes & front ARB's

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Re: My new toy.....
« Reply #1 on: 16:45, Thu 21 January 2010 »
Congratulations! It looks pure evil :twisted:
What happens when you blow on fire?

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Re: My new toy.....
« Reply #2 on: 17:10, Thu 21 January 2010 »
love the evo :D

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Re: My new toy.....
« Reply #3 on: 17:35, Thu 21 January 2010 »
Very nice Steve  8)
I'm looking at white 5's for when my KA sells. And James is on a 4 hunt too  :D

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Re: My new toy.....
« Reply #4 on: 18:32, Thu 21 January 2010 »
Very nice.

I had my eye on a Met Grey 4 last year, the colour was important because they always seem to be white.

But it wasn't to be, lucky really because given my financial situation shortly afterwards i would have had to get shot of it anyway.

Maybe one day i will look into them again, at the moment i've gone all OAP wafting about in the Saab.  :mrgreen:

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Re: My new toy.....
« Reply #5 on: 20:44, Thu 21 January 2010 »
Quote from: "scratcher"
Very nice Steve  8)
I'm looking at white 5's for when my KA sells. And James is on a 4 hunt too  :D

:) not anymore want a silver 5 or 6 :) but on hold for few months due to recent edition to my ever expanding family need to sell the zafira gsi to get a land rover first then look into evo's again

so Steve when you taking me fir a drive : )

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Re: My new toy.....
« Reply #6 on: 21:05, Thu 21 January 2010 »
When I pick it up (should be Tues night)  & get the ins sorted on it... 720 F/C...ouch, but fook it i'm treating myself !

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Re: My new toy.....
« Reply #7 on: 21:37, Thu 21 January 2010 »
I had a crazy quote ~450 when i was looking last year, i assume this was in error because it seems to have tripled now.  :shock:

Has it got security? I don't think they have from factory and every insurance company i tryed insisted on a tracker being fitted.

Make sure you check the 'AYC' light comes on and off on the dashboard, some sneaky people unplug them and the diffs are something ridicolous like 5000 from Mitsubishi.  :o

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Re: My new toy.....
« Reply #8 on: 21:39, Thu 21 January 2010 »
Quote from: "Ash-Lee"
I had a crazy quote ~450 when i was looking last year, i assume this was in error because it seems to have tripled now.  :shock:

Has it got security? I don't think they have from factory and every insurance company i tryed insisted on a tracker being fitted.

Make sure you check the 'AYC' light comes on and off on the dashboard, some sneaky people unplug them and the diffs are something ridicolous like 5000 from Mitsubishi.  :o

You can get the diffs alot cheaper else where new or a refurbed jobbies only know as I have been looking into them just in case I get one and need to do the job :D

Does look fantastic though Steve as per facebook thread well jealous :D

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Re: My new toy.....
« Reply #9 on: 21:43, Thu 21 January 2010 »
I'll keep that in mind.  8)

They should be bombproof if serviced correctly though.

Jealous myself, black always looks good when waxed up all shiny!  8)

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Re: My new toy.....
« Reply #10 on: 22:05, Thu 21 January 2010 »
Eeeeeeevo! luvly!  8)

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Re: My new toy.....
« Reply #11 on: 22:28, Thu 21 January 2010 »
Yeah new diff is around 2k from the stealers.... about 400> from anywhere else 2nd hand..
Thing is with 4's is the crank walk issues, it's because of the thrust bearings & so if the clutch gets loaded hard it yanks at the crank sideways & wears the bearings :(
Can't wait till next week, got alot of sorting out to do, the Rover needs to go ASAP as well.
It will be worth it ... Boost up to 1.1 bar & away we go .. happy days.

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Re: My new toy.....
« Reply #12 on: 23:49, Fri 22 January 2010 »
superb evo steve,i do love the 5s i had my eye on one a few years back,but settled for an 8 the missus liked it better you know what women are like :lol: if you keep her service mate you should have no problems bud what is she pumping out standard? the great thing about em is you put on an exhaust and decent filter and remap another 100 horses no probs,happy motoring anyway bud enjoy  8)

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Re: My new toy.....
« Reply #13 on: 16:51, Sun 24 January 2010 »
According to the last RR figures she's slightly underpower, I recon it's a weak actuator or maybe worst case the wastegate on the turbo... it's running .9bar at the mo, looking to prob run it up to 1.1 bar or maybe slightly more once remapped.
Needs a decat pipe for sure.

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Re: Back in a 5.......
« Reply #14 on: 17:30, Sun 24 January 2010 »
Actuators are prone to getting a bit rusty crusty.

http://www.lancerregister.com/faq_f03.php