Mitsu Evo 3 = Mitsu mirage/dodge colt?

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  1. blitzed_24/7

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    I've notice a couple ~1995 model dodge colts with mitsu evo 3 body parts on them.

    Q: If these are evo 3 bodies, why dont we here more about 4g63 swaps into them? Being the evo body, wouldnt the motor + AWD just bolt into place?
     
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    Body parts??? Are you sure?

    Alot of 4G63s used Evo 3 engine parts because they were essentially better in a sense. So its common to put Evo 3 turbos, exhaust manifolds, etc etc.
     
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    I've seen 4G63 swaps into Colts. 4 or 5 personally. They were all front wheel drive.
    Hell a guy in my club has a 4G63 Elantra. He was going to do an AWD drivetrain last winter but changed his mind. He wants to get it to be an 11 sec car as it is, FWD.
     
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    pic of 1995 Dodge Colt?
     
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    Think he means Mitsu Colt. :dunno:
     
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    Oops, looks like i need to practice teh linking.... :(
     
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    dodge colt in canada = mitsu mirage in usa

    Canada didnt have any mitsu until about 2-3 years ago.
     
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    The Mirage/Colt/Lancer and Lancer Evolution are very very different cars below the bodywork. The Evo's chassis is unique to the Evo. So in order to swap Evo III drivetrain into a Mirage you'd have replace the floorpan and fabricate a bunch of stuff. For the same reason a 4G63 doesn't bolt into a FWD Mirage, as the chassis was never designed to carry that engine.

    Now the Colt hatchback, which is a different car entirely... that one can accept the 4G63, but it only bolts in easily into a turbo Colt, which came with a similar engine called the 4G61. Swapping a 4G63 into a standard n/a Colt is a much more difficult feat, though it has been done.
     
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    good explaination, thx
     
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    Nifty. :cool:
     

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