Airtrek Turbo (CU2W) Engine (4G63T), tranny and drivetrain swap to Lancer 2008

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lsm1991

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Mitsu 2.0 to a mitsu 2.0 engine shouldn't be hard to approve la.
as we all know jpj and custom mounts dont always go hand in hand.... if u tengok betul this guy has messed with part of the frame, crashbar and i think the top rad mount. imo not a super big red flag but something i'm not a huge fan of doing
 

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as we all know jpj and custom mounts dont always go hand in hand.... if u tengok betul this guy has messed with part of the frame, crashbar and i think the top rad mount. imo not a super big red flag but something i'm not a huge fan of doing
I am pretty sure lots of fabrication, cutting, welding to the frame had been done to fit the engine, my mechanic friend also confirmed the 4G63 engine mount and gearbox mount is not in the right place to install into 4B engine bay. And the front crash bar is too close to the exhaust manifold of 4G63, need some alteration. Subframe needs some cutting and reinforcing to clear the gearbox and AWD shaft, transfer case mount also different ! Unless all the drivetrain is mechanically constructed, like the older days CD and CE9A, otherwise the later AWD will not work properly on 4B chassis.
 
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I am pretty sure lots of fabrication, cutting, welding to the frame had been done to fit the engine, my mechanic friend also confirmed the 4G63 engine mount and gearbox mount is not in the right place to install into 4B engine bay. And the front crash bar is too close to the exhaust manifold of 4G63, need some alternation. Subframe needs some cutting and reinforcing to clear the gearbox and AWD shaft, transfer case mount also different ! Unless all the drivetrain is mechanically constructed, like the older days CD and CE9A, otherwise the later AWD will not work properly on 4B chassis.
There's an easier way to do all this.

I know a creative guy who basically chopped away his entire Satria engine bay + firewall and fitted a evo one in (pretty creative + clean welding) so the Evo bits and bobs were literally plug and play in his car. Somehow managed to pass puspakom and JPJ too without any undertable nonsense. I think he just went to the most slack puspakom outlet he knew to get it cleared. I dunno.
 

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There's an easier way to do all this.

I know a creative guy who basically chopped away his entire Satria engine bay + firewall and fitted a evo one in (pretty creative + clean welding) so the Evo bits and bobs were literally plug and play in his car. Somehow managed to pass puspakom and JPJ too without any undertable nonsense. I think he just went to the most slack puspakom outlet he knew to get it cleared. I dunno.
That welding guy must have superb welding skills that make it look like factory weld !
 

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There's an easier way to do all this.

I know a creative guy who basically chopped away his entire Satria engine bay + firewall and fitted a evo one in (pretty creative + clean welding) so the Evo bits and bobs were literally plug and play in his car. Somehow managed to pass puspakom and JPJ too without any undertable nonsense. I think he just went to the most slack puspakom outlet he knew to get it cleared. I dunno.
what...... kerja orang gila ni

That welding guy must have superb welding skills that make it look like factory weld !
if u can sort of line it up... can wan.. rest is putty
 

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That welding guy must have superb welding skills that make it look like factory weld !
The welder has quit the industry. Too old already he said.

what...... kerja orang gila ni


if u can sort of line it up... can wan.. rest is putty
No putty. All pure weld, grind, base coat and paint. Just need to know how to hide the stitches.
 

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Just too troublesome. Indonesian will say "cari penyakit saja!" Later got some wiring issue, car got burnt to ashes like that one Evo 8 otw to Malacca.
 

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There's an easier way to do all this.

I know a creative guy who basically chopped away his entire Satria engine bay + firewall and fitted a evo one in (pretty creative + clean welding) so the Evo bits and bobs were literally plug and play in his car. Somehow managed to pass puspakom and JPJ too without any undertable nonsense. I think he just went to the most slack puspakom outlet he knew to get it cleared. I dunno.
Satria engine bay not same as Wira? My ex colleague did VR4 in Satria before, no problem as before the 2.0L problem.....
 

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Just too troublesome. Indonesian will say "cari penyakit saja!" Later got some wiring issue, car got burnt to ashes like that one Evo 8 otw to Malacca.
Tak nak all this penyakit, COVID19 is already bad enough. I am going to hold my Lancer dearly until i got time and money to convert it to Ralliart spec. Salin everything from head to bottom and keep it stock, also gotta find ways to bulletproof the SST before attempt the conversion.