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Evolution IX – A Solution with a little egg on my face.

The Evo is back in Jim’s garage and now runs almost as it should.  It burned out at least three tech’s before the root cause was finally revealed. It started with severe drivability problems and a solid P0500 code in … Continue reading

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Evolution IX – Brake Upgrade

So why am I taking a car with barely 5000 miles on it and upgrading the brakes? The car has nearly three years on the brake fluid and has been driven very little, but was originally from Brooklin, New York.  Certainly … Continue reading

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  I was having such a great weekend, too.  Saturday was a full day in the advanced group of drivers and a new instructor.  My instructor was a very enthusiastic guy who really enjoyed what the Evo could do.  We … Continue reading

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In the Garage – an Evolution

  This time the project is my personal car.  It is a 2005 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution VIII MR.  It is a long moniker that I usually just shorten to Evo or MR. This is a car I truly have enjoyed.  The … Continue reading

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