Category Archives: LA Lancer

The End

I could go on a long winded spiel about the reasons for this, but the fact is that this project is no longer and has been dismantled and sold off for parts. The only thing I will say is think … Continue reading

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Dummy engine placement

As mentioned in my last update, I needed to get the engine in place so that mounts could be fabricated and the remainder of the front chassis put in place. A large section of the firewall and the transmission tunnel … Continue reading

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Progress on front suspension

After some serious time in the garage, the Lancer is finally back on it’s own suspension and rolling again (assuming you ignore the facts that the front guards and rear wheels can’t be fitted and the front “shocks” are sections … Continue reading

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More front suspension work

Lots of measuring and thinking has gone in to getting the front suspension a little further along. As you can see in the picture, a lot of the inner guard and chassis rail is gone. There is more to be … Continue reading

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Front suspension work continues

Working on the car with a section of the MX5 cradle showed a few issues, the main one being that the lower arms needed to be swapped from side to side as previously mentioned. The other big issue was the … Continue reading

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Front suspension work started

With the rear end work completed as much as possible for now, it is time to move on to the front suspension. A few options have been looked at to replace the old sigma/commodore setup with the main aims to … Continue reading

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Rear cradle in

The rear of the roll cage has been finalised with a few extra bars and the rear cradle fitted in to the chassis.   Now to move on to one of the many other jobs.  

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Rear cradle assembled

The rear cradle has been assembled in preparation for fitment in to the car:    Some of the more obvious parts are the adjustable tubular control arms and bilstein coilovers. The harder to spot bits are the 4.3:1 LSD, bigger … Continue reading

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Quad throttle bodies

In the picture of the engine, you may have noticed that the inlet manifold was pointing in the wrong direction for a RWD setup. The two obvious options to resolve this was to either modify the stock manifold to put the … Continue reading

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Purchase details

As you may have noticed with the pictures posted a couple of weeks ago, there has been a number of changes once again to the car. I’ll go through the main ones and try to make sense of the bits … Continue reading

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