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Unread 05-18-2014, 08:08 AM   #1
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Well after a few moths of searching and finally biting the bullet, i picked up a lightly used 2012 Lancer Evo X GSR with ~22k miles on it.

I have so far just been going through maintenance bits with the car like plugs and fluid changes. But i of course will be upgrading a few parts and doing a mild tune. It will mostly be a daily driver, so for the first couple years ill likely keep it under 400hp.

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Never been a huge Evo fan but nice get! more pics?
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Damn, that car is looking good!

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Thanks guys! Few more pics, finally got around to a decent cleaning, still lots to touch up!









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Looks good! What mods do you have planned?
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For starters just upper intercooler pipe, lower intercooler pipe, boost controller, wide band o2 sensor and boost gauge, and a high flow cat, then take it to a shop for a tune on 91 pump gas. Should put down about 340-350 awhp. And that will hold me over for quite some time, then some ohlins road/track coilovers and wheels.
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Cats, pipes, and a tune can net you 100 bhp on those things? (not disbelief, just impressed)
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Cats, pipes, and a tune can net you 100 bhp on those things? (not disbelief, just impressed)
Also a boost controller, most guys will put down about 350-360whp, so thats about 100hp over stock. Evos have a VERY rich and very conservative tune on them from factory.

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yeah i know, im gonna try my best to just take it easy on the mods for a few years...
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Yup!
356hp/358tq





Wish i was recording some pulls on the dyno, she spits flame every so often.
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