Category Archives: LA Lancer

Purchases

I thought I should add a small update with some pictures of parts I have purchased in the last few months. I’ll add a proper update in the next coupe of weeks when I get some time to compile the … Continue reading

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8th September 2010 – Progress update

As it’s been just over a year since the last update, I thought I should give a quick run down of what little progress there has been. In the typical car project way, external factors have gotten in the way … Continue reading

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1st September 2009 – Roll cage almost done

After some busy nights in the garage, the rear end was tacked in to place and the car was ready to go to a friends place to install the roll cage. A lot of cutting and welding and it is … Continue reading

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24th August 2009 – Progress.. sort of…

Whilst it might not look like it, some progress has been made on the car. To the untrained eye it looks like it has been stripped down to nothing, which in reality is a correct observation, but it has allowed … Continue reading

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5th July 2009 – Even more changes

After the 2 engine changes, you would think that I would leave the rest alone, but more changes have started to be actioned. Firstly, the bolt-in roll cage has been removed and sold. The rule changes to Sports Sedan puts … Continue reading

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24th April 2009 – Another new engine!

So a minor change occurred when I upgraded the S13 SR20 to a S14 SR20 with Microtech LTX8 ecu, Microtech dash and quad coil setup courtesy of a friend writing off his rally car. Had a spare couple of hours … Continue reading

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11th February 2009 – More engine mounting

After looking at the design of some of the commercially available dry sumps and seeing that they had no connections to the gearbox, I got out the grinder and cut the sump:    I got caught out by the angle … Continue reading

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8th February 2009 – Engine Mounting

Had a closer look at the engine fitment today, originally it was to mark out where the firewall needed to be cut, but I started having other thoughts. By removing the heater hoses from the rear of the motor and … Continue reading

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5th February 2009 – Major Changes!

After many years of working on the 4G32 DOHC, it has been sold. This was not an easy decision to make and one I had been contemplating for a long period of time. Unfortunately the rarity of the engine made … Continue reading

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