Buying a Lancer Evo?

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have a look on what clutch it is.. stock clutch in evo is quite comfortable. if its hard.. it might be those old type exedy single plate racing clutches.. the old exedy ones are quite hard...
 

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Which Evo to buy, Evo 8 has no MIVEC, Evo 9 has MIVEC for Exhaust and then Evo 10 has MIVEC on intake and exhaust but is very expensive now and look same as Preve, which is better for tuning more HP from turbo?
 

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maxgil05,
EVO 8... install crazy stroker kit + super crazy turbo & other mod = super power already...
 

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Which Evo to buy, Evo 8 has no MIVEC, Evo 9 has MIVEC for Exhaust and then Evo 10 has MIVEC on intake and exhaust but is very expensive now and look same as Preve, which is better for tuning more HP from turbo?
Want crazy power, agree with pangyau - hands down for 8 & 9. Personally I would go for the 9 if my heart can take it. Retarded aging old man like myself has gotten lazy over the years and opt for a X.
 

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Agree with Phobian...
However, young heart and just love the balance between comfort, family, sports and speed... chose EvoX too. Hahah
 

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Hi to all evo-ians … just want to ask u guys…what is the common problems in evo7-9 generations?or thing needs to be extra care ?
AYC pump,transfer case,ACD & etc ?
 

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Common problem E7-9: Plenty room for upgrade.
This is and old car approaching 10 years approximately.
Required some attention base on your satisfaction.

AYC pump, transfer case ACD depends on previous owner.
If lack of maintenance + frequent to track/spirited drive the life span will be shorter.
But you may source the parts either half-cut or new (both also expensive)
The aftermarket also expensive and not really comfort for daily drive...
 

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hi... dear all sifus out there...
lately i m searching for evo9... and i found this car quite nice in mudah.my
Mitsubishi Evo Lancer (M) - Cars for sale Selangor - Mudah.my

anyone know about this car history and is it a good buy?

thanks in adv.
It's been on sale for quite some time already. Actually he also posted the car in the marketplace here. Price a bit high but seems quite heavily modded already so if that's what you're looking for then just check it out.
There's one white MR offered in mudah also around the same price, and many other already offering around 130K.
 

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so evo9 now is abt RM130- RM138k?
that's the reasonable market price?
Seems so, but again have to check their condition. Around a yr ago, most were trying to sell at around 150-160K but I noticed they're having tough to to sell, so the price keeps dropping. :) There's only one which I know got sold very fast. It was a 2006 silver unit, which was sold within a few weeks at 150K. I know because I went there to check it out myself and I was too late by a week! :(
The car though was indeed in very good condition so no surprise that it got sold fast.
 

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Hi MiNiFans,

why u said so that's not Evo9? anything obvious can differentiate? :)

guys, do u think is worth to buy a car that had changed it original engine to another engin?
example, an evo 8 original engine faulty and lot of problem and change to another evo8 low mileage halfcut?

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Seems so, but again have to check their condition. Around a yr ago, most were trying to sell at around 150-160K but I noticed they're having tough to to sell, so the price keeps dropping. :) There's only one which I know got sold very fast. It was a 2006 silver unit, which was sold within a few weeks at 150K. I know because I went there to check it out myself and I was too late by a week! :(
The car though was indeed in very good condition so no surprise that it got sold fast.
ic...favorite car only can meet and can't demand... is fate.. :P
but at least now u own one that u love... :)

how to differentiate the engine is in good state?
today i saw 1 evo wif my fren ... overall ok, but owner said he chg the ori engine to another low mileage halfcut due to it ori engine lot of problem...

worth to buy a car with a half cut engine? any comment
 

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Hi MiNiFans,

why u said so that's not Evo9? anything obvious can differentiate? :)

guys, do u think is worth to buy a car that had changed it original engine to another engin?
example, an evo 8 original engine faulty and lot of problem and change to another evo8 low mileage halfcut?

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ic...favorite car only can meet and can't demand... is fate.. :P
but at least now u own one that u love... :)

how to differentiate the engine is in good state?
today i saw 1 evo wif my fren ... overall ok, but owner said he chg the ori engine to another low mileage halfcut due to it ori engine lot of problem...

worth to buy a car with a half cut engine? any comment
Well the car I drive now is a compromise between me & the wife since she does not approve me of having a true fast high performance car like the Evo. As for the Evo I saw was in such good condition that even my wife who objected to me having a fast car also liked it! The engine was very smooth/stable and responsive as well, and very stock standard with only air filter and exhaust the only modification, which is the why I liked it. The car was bought from new and still got service book and the mileage was only around 30K plus! No wonder it was sold fast, and just not my luck! :(

Now regarding the engine change, if I were you I won't take it. Because if the ori engine was already problematic, that means it was not well taken care off, or already abused heavily, or wrongly modded/tuned which damaged the engine. In short it reflects how the car was used and maintained. Then the half cut engine itself is another question mark, cause cannot be really sure the history of it.
 

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Hi MiNiFans,

why u said so that's not Evo9? anything obvious can differentiate? :)

guys, do u think is worth to buy a car that had changed it original engine to another engin?
example, an evo 8 original engine faulty and lot of problem and change to another evo8 low mileage halfcut?

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ic...favorite car only can meet and can't demand... is fate.. :P
but at least now u own one that u love... :)

how to differentiate the engine is in good state?
today i saw 1 evo wif my fren ... overall ok, but owner said he chg the ori engine to another low mileage halfcut due to it ori engine lot of problem...

worth to buy a car with a half cut engine? any comment
Since it wrote year 2004....Evo 9 havent launch,it launch 2005,correct me if Im wrong

For me I dont mind engine changed or not, the most important thing is that the car working well and doesn't gives you lotsa of problems:itsme:....repair and spend your money like no tomorrow,it makes you cry:wavey:

BTW Im hunting for evo too, happy hunting dude....
Where do you view that car you mentioned ? KL?
 

evoFanz

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Well the car I drive now is a compromise between me & the wife since she does not approve me of having a true fast high performance car like the Evo. As for the Evo I saw was in such good condition that even my wife who objected to me having a fast car also liked it! The engine was very smooth/stable and responsive as well, and very stock standard with only air filter and exhaust the only modification, which is the why I liked it. The car was bought from new and still got service book and the mileage was only around 30K plus! No wonder it was sold fast, and just not my luck! :(

Now regarding the engine change, if I were you I won't take it. Because if the ori engine was already problematic, that means it was not well taken care off, or already abused heavily, or wrongly modded/tuned which damaged the engine. In short it reflects how the car was used and maintained. Then the half cut engine itself is another question mark, cause cannot be really sure the history of it.
6uE5t,
that's true... my situation quite similar to you...
me n my wife saw an evo8... quite nice...
but bcoz a late call to owner... then gone... :(

on engine changed topic...
is very hesitating... some said is ok, some said isn't not...
u got a point that an engine might indicate the problems are there...sigh...
really don't know what decision should make...

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Since it wrote year 2004....Evo 9 havent launch,it launch 2005,correct me if Im wrong

For me I dont mind engine changed or not, the most important thing is that the car working well and doesn't gives you lotsa of problems:itsme:....repair and spend your money like no tomorrow,it makes you cry:wavey:

BTW Im hunting for evo too, happy hunting dude....
Where do you view that car you mentioned ? KL?
MiNiFans...
the link i post it written reg. year is 2005 wo...
not evo 9?

Mitsubishi evo 9 - Cars for sale Selangor - Mudah.my
 

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6uE5t,
that's true... my situation quite similar to you...
me n my wife saw an evo8... quite nice...
but bcoz a late call to owner... then gone... :(

on engine changed topic...
is very hesitating... some said is ok, some said isn't not...
u got a point that an engine might indicate the problems are there...sigh...
really don't know what decision should make...

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MiNiFans...
the link i post it written reg. year is 2005 wo...
not evo 9?

Mitsubishi evo 9 - Cars for sale Selangor - Mudah.my
LOLx I see wrongly...different user on page 38:adore::adore::adore: