Category Archives: Lancer – Old Buildup

20th August – Minor work, more decisions made

After making the decision to change a lot of the fuel system, it was time to work out how it would all fit. I contacted an engineer to see if the use of an alloy fuel cell in the boot … Continue reading

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6th August 2007 – More changes

Not much work has been carried out, but there has been a few items purchased and some more changes planned. Whilst speaking to my tuner about the Nitrous tuner, he commented that the 40mm DCOE Webers I had intended on … Continue reading

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9th July 2007 – Engine rebuilt

The engine has now been rebuilt with new piston rings, big end and main bearings and gaskets. The crank-scraper has arrived and been fitted, I was relieved that there was no major issues in fitting the scraper as it was … Continue reading

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27th May 2007 – Engine rebuild in progress

After some time, I have gathered most of the parts required to rebuild the engine and started putting it together. The block, crank and rods have been cleaned up by an engine rebuilder to solve the issues that were encountered. … Continue reading

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6th February 2007 – Major problems

Nothing much had occurred on the Lancer over the past few months until last weekend. One of the reasons for this was a rather loud rattling noise that the engine had developed after its initial drive. I had hoped it … Continue reading

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16th October 2006 – More excuses

The progress on the Lancer in the last couple of months extends to having installed the side glass on three out of the four doors along with the door trims on the front doors. I have had very little spare … Continue reading

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30th August 2006 – Looking for parts

There has been very little progress completed on the car since the last update, however, I have been searching for some parts so that some key work (such as fitting the windows) can be completed. The only part I have … Continue reading

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12th July 2006 – Rollcage details

No work has been completed on the car since the last update due to other commitments, however I have had some requests for details on the rollcage so rather then sending out different emails, I am putting the info here. … Continue reading

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25th June 2006 – It Drives!

A substantial (well to me anyway!) amount of work has been carried out in the last couple of weeks. Firstly I wanted to check that the fuel and ignition systems were working properly after fitting the new ignition module and … Continue reading

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13th June 2006 – Minor work

Not much has happened recently, however some progress has been made, the most notable being that the fuel tank has been cleaned, and fitted to the car. I ran out of new hose clamps when fitting the tank, so all … Continue reading

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