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Old 10 April 2017, 07:08 PM   #91
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He has a 8!

Do it proper rs conversion, but before fitting get to Clive w he is in Bedford. Get him to replace and adjust it makes a massive difference!
Trust no one else with any Evo transmission part! He is a genius.
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Old 10 April 2017, 07:18 PM   #92
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He has a 8!

Do it proper rs conversion, but before fitting get to Clive w he is in Bedford. Get him to replace and adjust it makes a massive difference!
Trust no one else with any Evo transmission part! He is a genius.

Because I have the acd front diff the ayc pump still needs to be working, so either way I'd need to have it repaired. I'm starting to learn a bit more about this. I was thinking the RS diff would eliminate the need of the pump but that's not the case, well I don't think so anyway.

The RS diff is obviously the way to go if you want bulletproof.......

I think I'll get the pump rebuilt if it's ****ed.
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Old 10 April 2017, 07:37 PM   #93
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Check wiring in passenger footwell for corrosion.

Yeah and runs off same pump so yes needs rebuilding harry Hockney does a good service. Wasn't aware Clive did pumps but could be so do t take as gospel!
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Old 10 April 2017, 07:51 PM   #94
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Check wiring in passenger footwell for corrosion.

Yeah and runs off same pump so yes needs rebuilding harry Hockney does a good service. Wasn't aware Clive did pumps but could be so do t take as gospel!

I will do, I read that when searching online. I'm not sure what else I could check, the oil level is good in the ayc pump reservoir. I'm not sure if it's my worth dropping the oil from the ayc clutch bath or whatever the **** it's called, I don't think that needs bled if I drain it and fill back up but I'm not sure if that will make a difference especially as the reservoir has plenty in it.
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Old 13 April 2017, 06:58 AM   #95
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I did roughly 50 miles yesterday after work, weather was good so why not........ayc lights never came on at all and worked as normal

Could be early stages of failure but I'll hold off until they're on more often than not, or very soon after setting off. I've readthat it could be temperature related, on Saturday there it was very hot, hottest day up this way this year I believe. Certainly felt that way.

I had another play with the Vbox trying to get a 30-130 time and I literally came up short by a baw hair

Rolling start changing to 2nd then gunning it. Slightly uphill as well.




I'll need to try again for the 30-130
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Old 14 April 2017, 01:14 AM   #96
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Not that i've heard Clive rebuilding AYC's either. But i know who does , the lad is on Fart book . Code 82 might mean lots of things. You can pressure test the pump , if it's loosing the pressure it needs the overhaul. Saying that one of the solenoids might be stuck , there's a procedure to test it , but i can't recall exactly how from me head , it's been a while.

When i did have few problems with my pump , the RS diff was an option , but i didn't go that route just for the sake of learning the way AYC system works, and when it does it's fabulous . RS diff is more consistent and reliable on big power applications , but i really liked AYC's magic , as that what makes evo special IMO.
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Old 14 April 2017, 09:15 AM   #97
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I think I would of liked to have a proper drive of an Evo with ayc but unfortunately my first proper drive will be with an RS diff .
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Old 27 April 2017, 06:22 AM   #98
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I reckon there's another 1000 miles on these






Was horsing along on Saturday there when all of a sudden there was a god awful noise coming from the near side front wheel, I quickly pulled over and after a quick inspection found the culprit to be the bits of tyre hanging off that were clearly hitting off the inner arch line/splash guard. So I nursed it back to the nearest village and dumped the car at my brothers.

I managed to get it booked in for a set of tyres yesterday and whilst I was there I got them to check the wheel alignment and geometry settings. The geo settings are spot on for fast road and the o/s/r wheel alignment was slightly out, it was toe out which makes sense as I wasn't getting a very slight pull to the left. All fixed now.

The tyres that I have went with are Michelin Pilot sport 4 and first impressions are good, obviously I took it easy but I'm expecting them to be much better than the 888's in the wet, plus the fact that the 888's I had were clearly past their best.

The only thing that's caught my eye which is bugging me slightly is the width of the tyre and the sidewall, I'm not sure if I'm being paranoid from the driving and handling point of view but it is clearly visible by eye. Now over the years from riding motorbikes one thing I found that from manufacturers to manufacturer the width of tyres would vary, so for a motorbike tyre let's say a Pirelli is 190 and the metzeler is 190 the actual width of both might differ slightly.

So......I'm now thinking the same might apply to car tyres, I might be wrong. But the Michelin are the same size 235/40/17 but visually fitted they look slightly narrower and the sidewall seems a bit stretched, I'm not sure how that will affect the handling but i was getting that feeling that there wasn't more flex from the sidewall when I was cornering but again that could be me being paranoid.



I've read up that for a 9" rim 235 is perfectly acceptable, in fact it's the minimum width tyre that's recommended for that size rim. I'll add a pic so you can see the difference. Its maybe just the way the track biased tyres are especially with regards to the sidewall and stiffness.

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Old 27 April 2017, 06:42 AM   #99
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I'm seriously impressed with how clean this car is underneath, a true testament to well the previous owner looked after the car. Hopefully I can look after the car with as much love as he did. I do love this car.


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Old 27 April 2017, 09:54 PM   #100
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The new tires do look like they have a slightly stretched look compared to the 888s but I think it's just because the new michelins have a rim protector so they taper out to form the rim protector.
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...but I think it's just because the new michelins have a rim protector so they taper out to form the rim protector.
Beat me to it.
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Old 28 April 2017, 12:55 PM   #102
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The last owner must had money to burn with those track tyres ?!
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Certainly got your moneys worth out of those tyres boyo!
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Old 28 April 2017, 02:23 PM   #104
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Old 28 April 2017, 02:32 PM   #105
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Old 28 April 2017, 02:33 PM   #106
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Certainly got your moneys worth out of those tyres boyo!

Tbf they were well abused when I purchased them.........I should've swapped them out sooner but obviously they deteriorated very quickly on the inside.
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Old 29 May 2017, 08:56 PM   #107
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The car is in at the garage just now having the defi gauges fitted replacing the non working cheap ones that were fitted, the ayc pump is being removed as well and will be sent away to richyx from mlr.

He'll then send me out a refurbished one that will get fitted, seeing as though the car is in the garage I've decided to get the fluids changed as it's been nearly 3k since the last service.

The MichelinPilot Sport 4 tyres are awesome, the Evo in general is awesome, the handling with the ayc is just stupid. The mind boggles with how fast it goes round corners, you can't help but laugh after you go round them thinking "how's that even possible".....but it is.







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Old 06 June 2017, 09:57 AM   #108
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I think it's safe to say the ayc pump has seen better days, sadly this is how they look after so many years of being subjected to our crappy weather conditions. Poor placement and design on Mitsubishi's part tbh. You can purchase relocation kits which would solve any future problems.

The issue I was having was the pump would work perfectly well until the ambient temperature was higher and I started to drive harder in the corners. The oil would be thinner due to the heat and the pump would lose the ability to maintain pressure, and at this point I would get the dreaded 3 ayc lights. You could feel the difference in handling at this point, in fact probably a few minutes before the lights came on. You'd start to get understeer.








This is a refurbished one that's been built up and is ready to go on. Sadly it's rather expensive but far cheaper than brand new ones and tbh it's better than new. It's been future proofed to combat our crappy weather and comes with a 12mnth warranty but should last much longer than that. The original one has been on for 14yrs so I can imagine this one will last longer than that.






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AYC has come on in my Evo as well. Codes 41 and 81

Will throw a second hand pump in until I can get mine refurbished
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The tyres will be different because semi-slicks tend to run a little wider than the quoted sizes.. I went from 225/45/18 Bridgestones to 225/45/18 Nankang NS2R and needed to persuade my arch liner tabs flat after I got very slight tyre chirp on bumps/heavy cornering and when measured they were around 233-wide.

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Looking at the graph this seems to be 562/465

It's got low boost setting which looking at the graph is roughly 490 ish.
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I don't know if it's just me or not, but that pull doesn't tally with the claimed power... and it's not because I'm used to piloting anything insanely fast, just had assumed that a ~500bhp Evo would sweep round the speedo a bit quicker than that.


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The tyres will be different because semi-slicks tend to run a little wider than the quoted sizes.. I went from 225/45/18 Bridgestones to 225/45/18 Nankang NS2R and needed to persuade my arch liner tabs flat after I got very slight tyre chirp on bumps/heavy cornering and when measured they were around 233-wide.





I don't know if it's just me or not, but that pull doesn't tally with the claimed power... and it's not because I'm used to piloting anything insanely fast, just had assumed that a ~500bhp Evo would sweep round the speedo a bit quicker than that.


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35-160 in less than 16s and that's lifting off at 120 for a corner

Not sure why it would seem that way, must be just you lol!!! Could be the increments on the speedo.....**** knows.

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35-160 in less than 16s and that's lifting off at 120 for a corner

Not sure why it would seem that way, must be just you lol!!! Could be the increments on the speedo.....**** knows.
I had thought that it was maybe the fact that I'm used to a larger sweep on the speedo or smaller increments could be part of it because the Evo speedo is a lot different to what I'm used to seeing.

But... I've just re-watched it again on my phone and it is like a completely different video?! I swear when I watched it on my laptop last night it seemed slow, slow enough for me to comment about it?! Not sure if videos play slower when you've got multiple applications open or not, but I was wrong, that car shifts.


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