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Old 25 June 2017, 05:02 PM   #121
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Is he selling the car or the engine ?
Be some dough to get yours up another 100 hp
That's what I was thinking, plus the stronger 5sp box and RS diff.
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Old 25 June 2017, 06:58 PM   #122
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Any chance he'd take Urs as a px
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Old 25 June 2017, 07:12 PM   #123
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Any chance he'd take Urs as a px

That was the plan, he was wanting 6k on top, maybe more.
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Old 25 June 2017, 07:38 PM   #124
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6k bargain get it bought
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Old 25 June 2017, 09:00 PM   #125
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Mod for mod cars his is virtually a different species
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Old 25 June 2017, 09:38 PM   #126
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Engine wise yes, transmission and drive yes.....but std brakes and coilovers that are not quite as good.

Is it overkill?

My 6sp box is going well and the ayc is unbelievable out of this world on the road. Mine ticks the boxes, a little understated in comparison but goes like a scalded cat.

Plus I've just spent a small fortune on mine getting it bang on.

The only thing I'd ever consider doing with mine is the RS diff and 5sp box but I'm probably better waiting until my 6sp box/ayc diff fails before going down that route.
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Old 13 July 2017, 06:23 AM   #127
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I was up @ Knockhill on Sunday there with the car on the MLR stand, only 10 of us a few Evo's on the ClanJapan stand though but the amount of Scoobies was ridiculous. Some really good motors.

It comes over the tannoy @ 10:30am that there will be drag racing during the lunch hour so get yourself to the marshalls hut for signing on @ 11:30am

I couldn't resist, I'm not a fan of launching the Evo because the last thing I want to do I see break it but what the hell.

I was the only Evo 9 Impreza's and then me.......better not let the side down then haha.

First up was a white jdm sti, I made an **** of my launch, bogged down but I had enough power to reel him in quickly for the win.

Second up was a Catalunya, this time my launch was even worse, but thankfully I still managed to reel the Catalunya in and take the win.....just!

The semi was against a WR1 and this was my worst launch yet, I lost too much distance on him from the start and couldn't make up the deficit in time. I was gaining quickly but he took it by less than a car length.

Good laugh but I couldn't understand what I was doing wrong, then it dawned on me. I was dumping the clutch too quickly, I had launched the Evo once before ages ago and it was a good launch. Remembering back I slipped the clutch more but when I had the STI hatch you could dump the clutch quickly and that thing would hook like buggery.

So I had to go out for a wee practise

I think the WR1 would have been royally smoked too little too late.....next time




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Old 20 July 2017, 10:10 PM   #128
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Need to see out the windscreen!lol
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Old 21 July 2017, 09:10 PM   #129
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Mine will probably running next month so maybe catch up at some MLR event?
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Mine will probably running next month so maybe catch up at some MLR event?

Where you from? Not much seems to happen up this way with MLR, only 10 cars on the stand @ Knockhill, most Evo's seem to go with the Clan Japan stand.
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Old 22 July 2017, 04:08 PM   #131
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Old 30 July 2017, 07:41 AM   #132
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Testing out the new camera that I've had for over a year now and only started using.







Car is still running sweet, the newly replaced ayc pump seems to be leaking though but it has a 12mnth warranty so not to worry. Just the hassle and inconvenience of having to deal with it. It's a very slow leak at the moment.
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Old 30 July 2017, 08:07 AM   #133
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You forget how stunning Mexico is this time of year lol
No offence but I would place the mic somewhere else.

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Old 30 July 2017, 08:43 AM   #134
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You forget how stunning Mexico is this time of year lol
No offence but I would place the mic somewhere else.
The external mic isn't fitted l, I do have one though but when I get the chance I'll have a play with it to see what results I can get. I thought it sounded ok!

Not as hot as it usually is this time of year in Mexico but it's ok
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Old 14 August 2017, 09:05 AM   #135
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As much as I love this Evo, there's possibly a deal on the table for a single turbo Supra that's running the manual transmission.

My heart says "go for it" but my head says keep the Evo.

I've always wanted a Supra and the spec I wanted was big single turbo with manual transmission. I also feel with the prices it would be a sensible choice regarding investment, with that being said I feel the Evo won't lose too much as the years go on. Unlike the Impreza where every man and their dug has one. I hardly see Evo's around my way which is a good thing, one of the reasons I went for it.

The spec on the Supra is decent, fully forged as well which a lot aren't due to the strong engine, a lot are pushing 700bhp on the stock internals.

A lot of thinking to do over the next few days, if I don't go for this then I'll be keeping the Evo for a long time, staying off eBay and other forums and selling platforms removing all temptation.
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keep the evo.
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Old 14 August 2017, 11:54 AM   #137
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keep the evo.

I just can't decide. One minute I convince myself to keep the Evo and forget the idea of having the Supra but then I see it, hear it and want it badly. Even the missus ain't too bothered even though she's finally came round to the Evo. We've been away in it a few times now which at the beginning was a no no.

We'll see, I'm still undecided but once I know for sure I'm sticking with it.
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Keep the evo
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lol. If your Mrs doesn't like the 4WD Evo, she certainly won't like the RWD Supra.


I used to have a very fast RX7 when I first met my wife. The one time I took her out for a drive in it she was actually lost for words. That's a 1st!
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Old 14 August 2017, 01:16 PM   #140
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I just can't decide. One minute I convince myself to keep the Evo and forget the idea of having the Supra but then I see it, hear it and want it badly. Even the missus ain't too bothered even though she's finally came round to the Evo. We've been away in it a few times now which at the beginning was a no no.

We'll see, I'm still undecided but once I know for sure I'm sticking with it.


Not meaning to sound rude, but did you replace the passenger seat or she happy sat in the back for a long distance?


Supra's do have more spacious seats, however I'd stick with the Evo or bounce back to your routes
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Old 14 August 2017, 02:11 PM   #141
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Nah she sits in the back with Ruby whilst James sits in the front.

It's a weekend car so essentially it doesn't matter whether she likes it or not and we've got her car to use for going away if she doesn't like it.
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Old 14 August 2017, 06:26 PM   #142
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Go for the supra, worth it alone for that 2JZ howl
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