Category Archives: Lancer – Old Buildup

17th November 2008 – Next event.. more repairs

Yesterday saw the return to active duty for the Lancer after it’s round of hasty repairs. A couple of annoying issues appeared early on, firstly, the wider front track was causing the tyres to rub on the guards and at … Continue reading

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13th November2008 – First track events repairs…

After the Lancer’s first track event at Oran Park (detail’s in the Event section) there were a few issues that had to be dealt with. Rear suspension – the rear end of the car was very loose and causing quite … Continue reading

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1st September 2008 – First event!!!

It’s been a busy couple of months since my last update and the Lancer has completed it’s first event! Before it got there a lot of work had to be completed. Firstly, the remainder of the interior was put back … Continue reading

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2nd July 2008 – Minor clearance issues

After getting the car tuned, I was keen to get the remainder of the interior completed including the harnesses. I purchased some harnesses and helmets and when I test fitted them in the car, I couldn’t sit up properly as … Continue reading

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29th April 2008 – On the dyno!

After the best part of a decade of working on the car, it has finally hit the dyno. A number of issues had to be sorted out so that the engine was running properly. After giving up on the standard … Continue reading

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8th April 2008 – Running again, new exhaust and aligned!

There has been a fair amount of progress in the last couple of weeks, firstly the head was removed so that the oil leak from the headgasket could fixed. The head was cleaned up, vacuum tested and given a skim … Continue reading

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26th March 2008 – Lot of little bits done!

There has been a few weekends and nights work completed of late with lots of the little jobs completed and some major deconstruction! Firstly, when trying to work out the mounting of the gauges, I decided to replace all of … Continue reading

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29th January 2008 – It Runs!…again…

After a few late nights and a couple of days with friends helping, the Lancer is finally able to move under it’s own power again! The fuel system is completed with all new lines and the fuel cell securely mounted. … Continue reading

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1st January 2008 – No room for the shopping!

After what seemed like a lifetime, the fuel cell finally arrived and has been mounted in the boot. It is in between the nitrous bottle and battery box, there is not a lot of room left for anything else in … Continue reading

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29th November – Quick Update

A substantial amount of work has been carried out since my last update, I have been lazy in updating this site of late… Firstly, the engine and gearbox are now back in the car. After receiving the laser cut aluminium … Continue reading

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