1984 Mitsubishi Mirage – Garrett 4202 Turbine – Turbo & High-Tech Performance

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The Canadian DSM Quarter-Mile Killer

A 4202 with a 74mm with a 1.15 A/R ratio is coupled to custom 3.5-inch

A Garrett 4202 with a inducer with a 1.15 A/R turbo is coupled to custom

In 2003, Frank Villeneuve and Turcotte found themselves by their Eagle Talons’ While Frank’s ’95 2G and ’90 1GA had plenty of power and the far from lightweight construction both guys back quarter-mile domination.

An Aeromotive fuel pump feeds Magnus fuel rails four primary and six secondary 160 injectors

Translated from the language of the car goes by Mitsubishi Mirage. you say it, at a stock 92 hp the little coupe was far quick. Once they got the car the duo tackled that problem force over the next years, beginning by gutting the bay and selling the stock mill.

The continued with a complete down, going all the way to a bare and lacing the interior with a rollcage. After pulling all of the goodies off of their street Frank and Serge sold the of Talons and recycled what could for their new toy. A head, turbo, cams, and a of other pieces made way onto the Mirage’s new beating 2.0L 4G63, the motor makes Mitsubishi legends.

About $5,000 later, the had a decent head mated to the block pushing both wheels via a welded differential. combo managed to rocket the car the high 10s-at least it did an axle broke at the end of the quarter-mile, Serge sideways and into Dragway’s guardrail at 130 mph. The decision to run tubes inside of the racing slicks helped things shiny side up.

The straight-line coupe did its best of a drifter for about 100 feet the track and by the time it came to a the guys had to decide whether to the car or take it to the next level.

For these guys, that was easy, and two months later the car was in the game with a custom front end wrapped in a fiberglass After swapping out the busted intercooler, and axles, the team a Quaife limited-slip differential in the After [the wreck], we much decided the welded was a bad idea, Frank says.

getting friendly with the barriers at Napierville was probably the thing Serge wanted to do, the resurrection set the guys down a for true speed.

Over the next two years, the evolved into an epic The guys pulled the original and dragged it through Serge’s swapping the stock rods for pieces coupled to forged pistons from their Magnus Motorsports. The original was honed .020 over the 85mm and topped off with block fill in preparation for boost on top of the new 10:1 compression

The original turbo system was in favor of a massive Garrett coupled to custom 3.5-inch The new setup utilizes dual 38mm wastegates and a Turbonetics blow-off valve to keep a on the mammoth turbo’s boost. a good thing, since the have experimented with from 30 to 55 psi.

With a 74mm inducer and a A/R ratio, the guys have to sure small children get sucked down the intake of things.

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