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Joshua Mead's 1991 GVR4 #573/2000, 1990 Galant GSX's & 92 649/1000


Alpha Male
I'm an idiot...
1772/2000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 265355 posted 10/09/05 05:22 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Owner: Josh Mead
Message Board Name: Alpha Male
Year: 1991
Number: 573/2000
Best 1/4 mile time: 12.92 @ 103.96
http://dsmtimes.org/details.php?ID=1216

1991 Mitsubishi Galant VR-4 #573 of 2000
Summit white (W09) Options (A70, 1 of 132)


Featured in the 2006 Galant VR4 Calender!

known on the streets to get down.


The Engine
block has been bored .020 over
Decked and hot tanked.
brand new .020 oversized 2g pistons from mitsubishi
brand new mitsu rings.
1g rods machined to fit 2g pistons
Removed Balance shafts
All brand new main/rod bearings/bolts
New Oil pump, waterpump, seals and gaskets
New 4 layer steel headgasket from mitsubishi
ARP headstuds
Rebuilt head to stock specifications
Gatorback Timing belt

Fuel, induction and exhaust
K&N 2g DSM FIPK on a 2g DSM MAFS
2g DSM Injen intake (routes to stock battery location)
used Big16g Turbo w/ported 7cm exhaust housing and 34mm wastegate flapper(installed with new engine)
FUSO FMIC
Greddy Type-S BOV
2.5in black short route IC piping
RC 550's
Walbro 255 rewired pump
Ported exhaust manifold
Ported o2 housing
3in turbo back exhaust w/ Borla XR1 racing muffler w/ 4in polished tip

Driveline and Suspension
ACT2600 with Street Disc
NSK throw out bearing
Recent clutch master cylinder and slave cylinder
2g Transmission and transfercase with 80k miles on it (best upgrade ever)
AMS hammer shift knob
New front axles
3 bolt LSD and axles with 115k miles
front and rear Brembo Rotors with 9k miles of use
OEM pads all around same milage as rotors
OEM calipers all around replaced at the same time as pads/rotors
MOOG chassis components - ball joints/tie rod ends done 12k miles ago
Energy Suspension Control arm and front sub frame bushings
KYB AGX adjustable gas struts all around, 4 way front, 8 way rear.
1g DSM springs and 2g rear mounts (lowers car just a touch over an inch evenly)

Tuning & Monitoring
E-prom ECU with Keydiver chip (550s, 2g mass, selectable launch, stock rev limiter)
APEX'I Blue screen S-AFC
Autometer Boost (sport comp) (-30in mercury to 30psi)
Automter EGT (0-1600 degrees F)
Palm with MMCD
FFWD Connection MBC

Cosmetic Mods
Removed all VR4 badges (except dash plaque)
Wingless trunk from base galant (repainted summit white)
Smoked tail lights with VHT's Nite Shades
Konig GTR 15x6.5 winter wheels w/ Dunlop GT Qualifiers (factory size)
Rota Circuit 8 16x7 summer wheels w/ Kumho escta supra tires
removed cross bars on front fascia
calipers painted black

Additional Accessories or Modifications
Griffin aluminum radiator and FAL slimline fan
Kenwood CD player
Dual Gauge pod on driverside A-pillar
Relocated battery tray to stock air box area.

here's a link of it against a modded EVO

















Edited by Alpha Male (04/05/12 04:18 PM)

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Alpha Male
I'm an idiot...
1772/2000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 459822 posted 04/03/07 11:59 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
1990 Galant GSX - Turbo charged,
intercooled, All wheel drive,
Manual 5 speed gearbox
Nordic Blue exterior, blue clothe interior


The Engine
Machine work, balancing and assembly by Shaker Racing in Granger Indiana
bored .020 over
Scat Rods
Manley 8.5:1 Platinum pistons and Manley racing rings
balance shafts removed
Micro polished crank
ARP main, rod and head fasteners
all new Clevitte bearings
all new gaskets
4 layer steel mitsu head gasket
ported head with new valve/guides/seals
Brian Crower Stage 3 cams (280/280 part #BC0102)
Freshly powdercoated JDM valve cover

Fuel, Induction and Exhaust
GM MAF & translator
3in turbo intake
Freshly rebuilt throttle body with knife edged throttle plate
Ported EVO 3 exhaust manifold
TD06 20G turbo w/8cm^2 exhaust housing & 34mm flapper
Stainless steel Megan o2 housing
3in Megan downpipe
3in downpipe back exhaust
ETS fmic and 2.5in piping
Greddy Type S bov
780cc injectors
Walbro 255 fuel pump
Full throttle speed FPR
Taylor ignition wires
NGK BPR7ES spark plugs

Driveline and suspension
Clutchnet RED 3X pressure plate
Clutchnet 6 puck with sprung hub
NSK throw out bearing
New 2G DSM Transmission, OEM Xfr case
91-94 shifter cables/shifter assembly
new front axles
4 bolt LSD rear subframe from 92 DSM w/70k miles
5 lug hub conversion
brand new oem Galant VR4 brake calipers
new oem pads and brembo rotors
1g DSM springs
1g KYB AGX 4way front 8way rear adjustable struts
2g DSM rear strut mounts
MOOG chassis tie rod end/ball joints, recent alignment
16in 1999 anniversary OEM OZ F1 Racing DSM rims
Dunlop tires

Tuning & Monitoring
Eprom ECU with keydiver chip
APEX'i SAFC2
Autometer Pro Comp Ultra Light gauges mounted in radio DIN:
-30 to 30psi boost
0-1600 EGT
electronic oil pressure
Extreme motorsports MBC

Exterior
Galant VR4 front bumper
'squishy' GSX spoiler
Amber turn signals
chrome diamond star hood ornament
93 head lights
MMC rear badging

Interior
EVO VIII shift knob
leather shift boot
Pilot steering wheel
cloth interior
89 under dash panel

Cooling & Lubrications
AFCO (griffin style) aluminum scricco crossflow radiator part# AFC-80107N
12in slimline electric fan
1990 Oil filter housing
-10AN lines to an 8x12in external oil cooler
-4AN turbo oil feed line

Misc Upgrades
2G DSM serpentine driven power steering pump and pulley (less belt noise, looks nicer)
2G DSM Injector clips (for easy removal and installation)
Compact battery tray and Lawn mower battery (always started without problem)



Edited by Alpha Male (11/19/07 06:35 PM)

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Alpha Male
I'm an idiot...
1772/2000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 468527 posted 04/23/07 11:06 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      





Edited by Alpha Male (10/11/07 09:36 AM)

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Alpha Male
I'm an idiot...
1772/2000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 525843 posted 08/26/07 12:33 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Updated pics








Edited by Alpha Male (10/11/07 09:37 AM)

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Alpha Male
I'm an idiot...
1772/2000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 547294 posted 10/11/07 09:40 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      









-Joshua
"This is where mechanical excellence and one-thousand, four-hundred horsepower pays off."
1973 RWD 4G63T Galant Wagon, 1991 Nile Black VR4 1772/2000

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Alpha Male
I'm an idiot...
1772/2000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 980420 posted 03/28/11 11:07 AM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
Here we go again.

1990 Galant GSX turbo (VR4 RS) - 5 speed - pearl silver
90 JDM Cyclone engine, wiring harness & ECU
FMIC
2.5 in piping with tial BOV
K&N cone filter on 3 inch intake pipe
MAFT in upper ic pipe
walbro 255
3 inch exhaust
DSM transmission & 4 bolt LSD rear end
ACT 2100
full 5 lug swap
EVO 8 springs / struts
EVO 8 Enkei's
EVO 8 shift knob
2G power steering set up
stainless brake lines
93 head lights
35 watt HID's
wingless trunk
VR4 front bumper









-Joshua
"This is where mechanical excellence and one-thousand, four-hundred horsepower pays off."
1973 RWD 4G63T Galant Wagon, 1991 Nile Black VR4 1772/2000


Edited by Alpha Male (11/21/13 05:25 PM)

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Alpha Male
I'm an idiot...
1772/2000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1018966 posted 09/18/11 06:21 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post      
1992 Belize Green 649/1000

This is my daily driver so mods are very minimal:

removed balance shafts
deleted ABS
K&N intake filter
EVO VIII FMIC
2.25, no cat exhaust to stock muffler
autometer boost and oil pressure gauges
Enkei 17in wheels
new struts on stock springs
Thule roof rack










-Joshua
"This is where mechanical excellence and one-thousand, four-hundred horsepower pays off."
1973 RWD 4G63T Galant Wagon, 1991 Nile Black VR4 1772/2000


Edited by Alpha Male (04/05/12 04:20 PM)

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Alpha Male
I'm an idiot...
1772/2000


Galant VR-4 org Post #: 1149532 posted 11/21/13 05:32 PM     Remind Me!  Send Private Message   Edit Post   
1991 Nile Black
1772/2000
removed catalytic converter
removed emissions
egr block off
conquest headrests
GSX grill and chrome badge
jdm markers
rally armor mud flaps

Going on in the spring:
JDM front bumper
17in Superleggeras
Evo Ralliart FMIC
Small 16G
510cc's
SAFC2
264 cams








-Joshua
"This is where mechanical excellence and one-thousand, four-hundred horsepower pays off."
1973 RWD 4G63T Galant Wagon, 1991 Nile Black VR4 1772/2000

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