Customized Mitsubishi 3000GT – Featured Imports – Import Tuner

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Mitsubishi 3000 GT

This once rough-cut is now a polished gem

The Mitsubishi 3000GT, in its form, is a monster of a vehicle. The contours and design make the look longer than it is and, off the lot, the mammoth resembles a chop-top Hummer pop-up headlights and a makeover Big Daddy Roth. But that’s the of it, taking something so unrefined and into a cruising California built for a high-speed rendezvous.

Michael Lin first purchased his Mitsubishi 3000GT SL, the car remained until his brother started a car The club, Team Hybrid, began in 1994 would into a club that a total of 48 members and serve as a family for the devoted car enthusiasts. It me a while to fix up the car because there are not a lot of for a 3000GT, said Lin. If was, most of the parts really expensive, especially kits.

I looked at the Veilside and Bozz Body kits, but I think the Bomex body kit is the best out there for the car.

In order for the front bumper to fit the first-generation the bumper had to be modified by Body of Gardena, Calif. The modifications the alteration of the headlight area to the pop-up headlights, in addition to turn signals.

Upon MR Paintworks in Los Angeles prepped the and body for the three-stage Ferrari paint job, completed the touches and laid down the

One might think that paint combo came night, but think again. The to bolt the kit on and get a repaint was a costly as the car had previously undergone two facelifts.

The color was red, but after a few it began to fade. My first job was silver, which I got tired of a year. I wanted a color would stand out, Lin. The color eventually to canary yellow with a pearl.

After half a I decided that I wanted of a pearl in the paint, which is why I it.

As you can see, the final product was a of years and thousands of dollars playing with a big, canvas and lots of Crayola and glitter.

The car’s look is complemented a set of 19-inch Volk AV3s. The measure in at 19×8.5 up front 245/35-19s) and 19×9.5 (with in the rear. All rims are wrapped a set of Yokohama AVS tires that keep this 3000GT on Behind each wheel is a set of cross-drilled rotors that are by a matching set of Stillen brake

To increase performance of the braking a set of BFGoodrich steel-braided lines installed all around.

Mitsubishi 3000 GT

To keep tank right side up, the was beefed-up with a set of Eibach springs along with a rear strut bar. The at GT PRO handled the installation and tuning of the and suspension system.

Inside, find a yellow and blue interior that was done by Designs. There are six embroidered of Team Hybrid on the front and seats along with the mats. The yellow Momo Top steering wheel adds to the as it not only matches the motif of the but also is a good contrast for the Street Glow blue lights located throughout the

Final additions include AC E-brake, shift knob and race pedals.

To put all those goodies to use, you have to some power getting to the which is why Michael had GT PRO install and a direct-port, 75-hp NOS kit. To aid in delivery, a set of Magnecor ignition were installed, along a yellow capped Optima and KN air filter. The piping for the exhaust was and ends with the AC Revolution which is constructed out of Kevlar and

For the future, Lin plans to install a or supercharger kit that GT PRO is in the process of

Got music? Sure do, but along that, the 3000 flexes a VZ-907 touch screen with a built-in TV tuner. The controls the C-907 10-disc while the Apex MD-100 DVD player provides countless of movie madness. All frequencies are through a Rockford Fosgate 250a amp and Pioneer Premier

Each unit runs a range of Cerwin Vega in the front and rear, while the two Rockford Fosgate Punch provide the back rub. The sports two blue neon in the sub box and was wired and provided by Stereo One of Calif.

Lin showed at many local and even took home a place finish in the Mitsubishi at the Pomona Import Showoff. The successful completion was aided by helping hands that put countless hours into effort. Among them, Lin like to thank BJ at Meguiars, Hybrid, his brother James, his Vadee and especially his grandmother, and mother. (May she rest in

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