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Old 8th July 2008, 20:56   #301
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Do not change the paint - it looks great in red. Waiting for the pictures.

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Old 9th July 2008, 10:17   #302
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Just came up with another thought. Change the tachometer that is !? Not sure yet.

I was thinking of putting a pod on the A pillar / dash with Voltage, Amps, Water temp, tacho.

The instrument cluster would be changed - hopefully.

And guys don't worry the car is staying RED as of now.


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Well generally what is imported is a mivec half cut.That is a front half of the mivec.so basically you can use that instrument cluster.you can use the front larger brakes of that kit.install your stock front brakes at the rear.what we are charged for the import is a mivec half cut so why not use it as much as possible.
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Well generally what is imported is a mivec half cut.That is a front half of the mivec.so basically you can use that instrument cluster.you can use the front larger brakes of that kit.install your stock front brakes at the rear.what we are charged for the import is a mivec half cut so why not use it as much as possible.
Yes Navpreet I am aware of that half-cut thing. I did not know that one could use the existing front brakes as rear brakes, would that not involve a lot of mods ?? Or is it a simple enough conversion ?



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I don't think that's possible.
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I don't think that's possible.
Of course it is not possible. You will have to run brake lines from front to back, Install a Brake booster and of course the mounting will be Wayyyyy different.
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Erm, you mean to say normal Lancers don't have rear brake lines or brake boosters?
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Erm, you mean to say normal Lancers don't have rear brake lines or brake boosters?
Arre baba i mean to say when you change from Drums to Disks, you heen to change the setup thats all.
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So from what I gather, it is possible to use the front disc brake setup at the rear. BUT it would need a fair amount of modifications. Once setup though would it be worth the effort ?

I have seen most conversions run upgraded front brakes with stock rear brakes. But I have seen rear disc brakes setups as well.

My question really is # Viability # Reliability # Driveability - bottomline is it worth bothering about ??



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Well its upto you to think about its monetary feasibility.

But plainly saying its not possible is wrong.It is very much possible.You can even install a brembo big brake kit in the rear.Everything is possible.Provided the rims take in the size of the rotors.

Setup for the brake can be taken from cars which have existing rear disc brakes.its all about money and effort.Its upto you to decide what is more of a priority right now.

There are loads of cnc specialists in delhi and faridabad.you can make a bracket for mounting the caliper etc.its quite feasible.just ask someone who has done it.ask arush.he sould be able to sort thing out in a feasible budget.

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FYI, most Mivecs come with rear brake and suspension setups along with the engine.
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As i was told by krupesh,harrie,and farhan.All stated that the mivec half cuts come with front brake setup.because the car is actually cut into half and the front half contains the engine and drive train as well as the front brake setup.they all tell me that the MIVEC lancers run uprated front brakes from the mivec halfcut.
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There are "rare" cases where one gets lucky & gets the rear disc brake setup as a bonus.

Infact I was once offered one such deal, unfortunately I was not decieded at that point in time, if I wanted to at all go the MIVEC route or not.

There are also cases where you get the gearbox WITHOUT the LSD, but that is rare.

I think I will run the car with the front setup & see if the rear setup can remain the same & not cause problems. I have driven 2 such cars (with original lancer drum brakes) did not find any problems. The front brakes are quite effective.

Let's see - will cross the bridge when we come to it.

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Lets just put a 4G63T and Brembo 6 pots, and call it a day shall we?
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that would be rather nice.in fact scorching hot i must say.but tell me won't the strength of the chassis be reduced if you cut it open and weld it together again.
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