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Mark Pontarolo's 1991 Galant VR-4


Well-known member
Apr 29, 2001
Yakima, WA
Owner: Mark Pontarolo
Message Board Name: turbowop
Year: 1991
Number: 1051/2000
Best 1/4 mile E.T.: 11.96 (8/5/05) Best 1/4 mile trap: 121.22mph (8/9/13)
Dyno: 424whp/383ft-lbs pump/meth (8/10/13)


-stock block, bottom end, and head
-balance shafts removed
-ARP headstuds
-Mitsu MLS headgasket
-Prothane motor mounts
-NGK spark plugs
-MSD spark plug wires
-HKS 272 camshafts


-2g ported exhaust manifold
-Stainless exhaust manifold studs
-Certified Muffler 3" stainless mandrel bent downpipe
-Certified Muffler 3" stainless mandrel bent catback with Magnaflow dual tip muffler
-Certified Muffler 3" stainless "off road" pipe in place of cat
-FP 2.5" stainless O2 housing
-Tial 44mm wastegate


-Forced Performance FP3052 BB turbo
-Forced Performance stainless braided oil feed
- custom -10AN ss oil drain line
- custom -6AN ss water feed line


-Magnus intake manifold
-PINAmotorsports 4" stainless intake pipe
-K&N filter

-PINAmotorsports stainless 2.5" intercooler piping
-Spearco 2-216 intercooler with custom endtanks (core size - 28 x 10.5 x 3.5)
-intercooler piping and endtanks by Andre @ PINAmotorsports (grocery_ getter)

-RRE oil breather/catchcan
-HKS super-sqv bov

Electronics/engine management/monitoring:

-ECMlink V3 in speed density mode
-TurboXS two stage manual boost controller
-Defi link boost gauge
-Defi link egt gauge
-Defi link oil pressure gauge
-PLX M300 wideband o2 sensor

Fuel system:

-English Racing methanol injection system
-Walbro 255lph HP fuel pump
-Aeromotive AFPR
-SS -6an lines from fuel filter to rail and from rail to afpr
-950cc FIC injectors


-English Racing built transmission *DSM 1st, double cone 2nd, Evo3 double cone 3rd-4th, welded center diff, heavy duty shift rails, etc.*
-NEO RHD fluid
-TMZ clutch *SBC SSX pressure plate and kevlar/ceramic disk*
-RRE stainless clutch line
-23 spline xfer case w/Redline shockproof
-4bolt LSD rear end w/Redline shockproof
-5-lug swap w/ABS retained
-4WS removed


-Muellerized JIC coilovers
-Ingalls camber adjustable rear upper control arms
-Cusco strut tower bars


-Front - TCE/Wilwood 13" slotted/zinc'd rotors with FSL calipers and stainless brake lines
-Rear - Porterfield R4S pads and RRE stainless brake lines


- 17" x 8" +40 gold BBS LM F1 edition wheels
- 235/40/17 Dunlop Direzza Z1 star spec tires
-5mm H&R wheel spacers


-Sparco EVO seats with custom brackets
-Sparco 5-point 3" cam-lock harnesses
-Threespeed harness bar
-Momo Champion steering wheel
-Aeroworks A-pillar gauge holder
-Alpine CDA-7939 headunit
-Xtant 3300x amplifier
-Soundstream Reference 5.25 mids and tweeters
-DSG shift knob
-Leather shift boot
-JNZ short shifter w/solid base bushings


-Fresh paint 11/2004 (factory belize green with coarse metallic and six coats of clear)
-JDM front bumper
-JDM rear bumper
-JDM vented RS hood
-JDM keyless fuel door
-JDM projector foglights
-JDM single bulb corner lights
-JDM headlights


-Flaming River remote killswitch
-Optima "redtop" battery mounted in trunk
-Moroso NHRA legal sealed battery box

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