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 Post subject: 93 mirage hatch 4x4
PostPosted: 10 Feb 2007 16:17 
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ive been a bit lazy and decided it was about time to post a few specs on my car

it a 93 mirage hatch, mods ive done are

mags
exhaust
fitted a boot spoiler
front lip
ive got side skirts but not fitted at present
steering wheel
a set of evo 3 seats

in the suspension side of things

there are a set of bilstin coil-over platform adjustable shocks
front strut brace
rear top strut brace
nolathane bushes on front bottom arms and swaybars

ive relocated the battery into the boot
battery deep cycle marine type enclosed in a battery box

and the usual stereo mods
sub
amp
head unit
front components

mods up and coming

mivec turbo conversion (part way through)
engine is striped
eagle rods waiting for pistons
blank Ross racing piston are being machined up i have some photos of this and will post up at some stage
block to be bored and cleaned
head to have work done and assembled
manifold to be port matched
the list goes on


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PostPosted: 10 Feb 2007 16:40 
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PostPosted: 10 Feb 2007 16:46 
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Nice wee list you have there man..

Real nice looking Gen1 you have their :D .

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PostPosted: 11 Feb 2007 20:53 
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yea just a wee list, but i need something to keep me bizy


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PostPosted: 11 Feb 2007 21:34 
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hears a few pictures of my pistons being made

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bowl being made

tops not complete
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PostPosted: 12 Feb 2007 09:15 
which block are you using?


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PostPosted: 12 Feb 2007 21:03 
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1800 turbo, 4g93


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PostPosted: 04 Apr 2007 15:47 
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1800 turbo, 4g93


what size of that piston? 81mm? or....


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PostPosted: 05 Apr 2007 22:03 
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cant remember the size off the top of my head its slighty oversize by about 30 thu, ill let you no when i get round to measuring it


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PostPosted: 19 May 2007 22:09 
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pistons are 81.75 mm measured them today,

hears some more photos of making ring groves/oil holes

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milling the piston skirt
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and my rods


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PostPosted: 18 Jun 2007 22:29 
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got my block back the other day so it was straight to the engine stand, it has been put in the hot tank, boared and surfaced,

got a set of race bearings by acl

had the crank balanced and polished

i have fitted the main bearings, fitted the crank and cradle and has been all torqued up next mission is fitting rods and pistons hope to do that this weekend


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PostPosted: 19 Aug 2007 18:53 
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a set of evo calipers and mounts to go on shortly just gona replace the seals when i get round to it then order myself new discs and a new master cylinder

got my cylinder head back from the reconditioners, just need to order a head gasket then its good to go on

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PostPosted: 06 Oct 2007 21:21 
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ive got a head gasket on the way hope its here early next week so i can fit the head, and ordered arp head bolts from ozzy and they should be here tuesday, so a little more progress


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PostPosted: 01 Dec 2007 16:38 
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i now have all the piston rings in, pistons and rods together with double circlips on the gudgins so nothing can fall out,

i have my multi layer steel gasket
and arp head bolts, next week gona do a trial fit with an old head gasket
just to double check everything

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