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Old 23rd November 2016, 09:41   #1306
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From where you got the permatex grease? I tried every where not available here. Only option is to buy from US.
I got mine from the USA.


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Although while installing I realised my passenger side reflector was drooping down, the screw holding it up as per headlamp adjuster level has fallen off. I need to open up the headlamps to fix it, I might as well put in projectors in them.
So, my week began with removing the bumpers.

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Bumper cleaned. Note that all tabs in the bottom portion are broken off. All thanks to shoddy repairs done by Mitsubishi showroom. Outer mount points for both fog lamps are broken and they vibrate when driving. Sigh..

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My work area

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Tabs fixed, one tab for the side skirt missing for now; will be attached later. Also note that all mount points for the center grill/air duct are broken everything will be fixed to perfection soon.

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Broken fastener for headlight replaced with a new one.

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Fog lamps cleaned and painted

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Every crack on the bumper and every mount point fixed and reinforced with steel for the air ducts, fog lamps and bumpers. I'm sure no one will go into this much of detail when fixing bumpers no matter how much you're willing to pay them

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Added a plastic grill for the air ducts. Dont know if it will be function but sure looks good.

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Bumper area cleaned up

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Battery, airbox removed and these areas finally cleaned up now. Before :

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Heater hoses before

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Heater hoses after

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All cleaned up

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Philips wiring kit hacked up to power HIDs for headlamp and foglamps

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I have covered some more details on projector conversion in below posts

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...ml#post4091602 (Auto Lighting thread : Post all queries about automobile lighting here)

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...ml#post4095165 (Auto Lighting thread : Post all queries about automobile lighting here)

Upgraded lights! yay! Fianlly changed back to the big number plates up front.

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Made a short shifter. OEM shifter below and short shifter on top and in black.

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Made base shifter bushes out of steel. Makes a massive difference in shift feel. OEM rubber bushes on the left

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Here is a video of the short shifter in action. Shifts are nice and meaty, there is absolutely zero rubbery feel whatsoever, not that it had a lot to begin with.



Airbox replaced with a UNI filter and a second MAF sensor was added

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Signing off!
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Old 23rd November 2016, 16:44   #1307
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Please explain why you need a second MAF Sensor. Is it create more restriction for air flow?
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Dear SunnyBoi,
Very nice work. The short shifter is amazing. I should order one from you.

Do you know if the headlamp levelling motor is part of the headlamp assy or can be sourced separately?
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Please explain why you need a second MAF Sensor. Is it create more restriction for air flow?
It is there for a good reason however I'll keep it with me for now

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Dear SunnyBoi,
Very nice work. The short shifter is amazing. I should order one from you.
Thanks, the work I do is for my cars alone and I dont sell parts!

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Do you know if the headlamp levelling motor is part of the headlamp assy or can be sourced separately?
The motor can be removed from the headlight. Twist the whole levelling motor 90* and it can be pulled out. There is no clearance for it to be removed when headlamp is on car so if you want to remove it, you need to take out the headlamps first.

As far as I know, the motors aren't available separately. Are you sure the motors have gone bad and wiring instead hasn't gone bad? Both my motors arent working, switch seems to be good I'll check up the wiring and see if its the culprit.


Meanwhile, a new rear engine rollstop mount arrived from Florida.

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As far as the ECU works go, I'm running the USA 120hp lancer map with little modifications. It has been running relaibly without any issues since 5 weeks and 1500KMs.

Few days back, went to Chikmagalur and back. Got 12.2KMPL with 100% AC and me redlining in 3rd all the way like a madman. Couldn't be happier

Few pics from Markonahalli Dam :

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The projectors faced their first night drive and performed flawlessly over 5 hours. The upgraded lights was enough for me to drive at triple digit speeds on the highway without any worry.

Next week it will only get better; I expect the light output to exactly double
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Next week it will only get better; I expect the light output to exactly double
Thanks for your post with all the pictures, it makes for a nice read. When your light output doubles, I hope you have some way of ensuring that it doesn't become a nuisance to drivers coming down the other way, not to mention a major safety hazard.

I mention it up because I'm one of those deeply concerned about the use of excessively bright headlamps and high beams on other vehicles that make night driving painful and dangerous. Without implying that this is true in your case, I'm curious if the doubling of output is only on high beam.
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The motor can be removed from the headlight. Twist the whole levelling motor 90* and it can be pulled out. There is no clearance for it to be removed when headlamp is on car so if you want to remove it, you need to take out the headlamps first.

As far as I know, the motors aren't available separately. Are you sure the motors have gone bad and wiring instead hasn't gone bad? Both my motors arent working, switch seems to be good I'll check up the wiring and see if its the culprit.
I had them checked a few years ago, one of them was found to be not working at all. Now I do not remember what all was tested. But I am living with it for many years now.

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Waiting..
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Waiting..
I wasn't keeping well last month and so the lighting project got delayed. Finished it few days back! Big shout of thanks to Kumar Gaurav from GM Works for providing me with bulbs, ballasts and sealants used in the whole project.

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Thanks for your post with all the pictures, it makes for a nice read. When your light output doubles, I hope you have some way of ensuring that it doesn't become a nuisance to drivers coming down the other way, not to mention a major safety hazard.

I mention it up because I'm one of those deeply concerned about the use of excessively bright headlamps and high beams on other vehicles that make night driving painful and dangerous. Without implying that this is true in your case, I'm curious if the doubling of output is only on high beam.
Low beam with all lights on

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High beam with all lights on

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A video of the lights and the cutoff..needs work, plus I'm having minor wiring issues with the left headlight and its off. Effectively this is with 3 projectors. I have 70% sunfilm on my front windshield and that is effectively reducing the brightness; this video was captured from my dashcam.



Cleaned up the wiring a bit and added waterproof tyco/amp connectors for high beam solenoids. Earlier they were hardwired because I ran out time/patience last time

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Got bored with the OZ alloys and shifted back to the 6 spoke alloys. But first, gave them a rattle can paint job.

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I got 4 coats per alloy with a single can; total 16 coats!! amazing. The can cost me ~650 which is extreme VFM.

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Currently the metallic flakes are very muted and gives a satin finish. Ig you want more gloss, get a can of clear coat and give them a good coat.

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Got a flippy key and put one of my spare remotes into it, now I have a fully functional third key!

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All my keys and remotes in action



I had mentioned few posts back that I'll be swapping the master cylinder. Today was the day!

An attempt to bench bleed the new master cylinder did not go well. I had to use my right angles shelf to hold the mas cyl in place since I didn't have a bench vice hehe

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Borrowed a MityVac from my two wheeler mechanic to try it out when bleeding the brakes

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Unfortunately it didn't work well for me. Went back to using my trusty syringe.

The brake fluid had turned dark in just 9 months! This was mainly due to last flush&bleed wasn't so thorough.

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New master cylinder next to the old one

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It looks so White and PRETTYYYYY

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Start bleeding the clutch first. You'll see the dark green old fluid collecting in the rightmost compartment, in comparision clean and fresh fluid on the first 2 ones.

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Clutch done, move on to the brakes! Do note the clutch part of the reservoir is independent of the brakes; if clutch circuit starts leaking, brakes wont fail. Clever!

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All done! The clutch fluid looks darker, maybe I should have flushed it more. Oh well...

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The whole bleeding process was done using a piece of pipe and a syringe. I never had to pump/press the brake pedal, not even once and I had perfect clutch and brakes when I was done. It took me less than an hour for 4 wheels and a clutch, not bad I reckon.

Last month I had been to Mangaluru for a dear friend's wedding and a christmas outing at Chikmagalur. Few pictures!

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