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Taking the Eclipse 2G and 3G to the sandblasting shop.
The second gen Eclipse will be receiving a twin turbo 6A13TT V6 and an all wheel drive system mated to an automatic transmission. Meanwhile the 3-gen Mitsubishi Eclipse will be undergoing a swap to all wheel drive with a manual transmission and a 6A13TT motor with two turbos. The shell on the first car is in decent shape, though the underbody needs some fixing and protection treatment. The third gen car's body is completed rooted and is in need of a complete restoration. We're gonna have to remove the rust, but first we need to tend to swapping in the new engine and transmission.
In the latest series of Save the Eclipse we're transporting both shells to the sandblasting shop.

Eclipse 3G is undergoing sandblasting, an Evo 8 motor has arrived for the 3G Spyder
We've managed to source a new 4G63T motor from a Mitsubishi Evolution 8 for the Mitsubishi Eclipse 3G Spyder, together with all of the parts needed for converting it to all wheel drive. Another Mitsubishi Eclipse 3G is undergoing sandblasting treatment. All of the rust has been removed from the frame rails (front and rear) and the transmission tunnel. The aforementioned areas are being prepared for installing all wheel drive components and a new 6A13 twin turbo V6.
Check out the latest episode of #savetheeclipse to see everything for yourself
 

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Should we restore or scrap it? It's your call. Will this Eclipse live on?
We're installing a turbocharged 4G63T from a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution into our "Fast & Furious" spec Mitsubishi Eclipse 3G Spyder. There's also another third generation Mitsubishi Eclipse which will soon be fitted with a twin turbo 6A13TT V6 engine and an Evo all wheel drive transmission. But first we need to tend to its bodywork. The shell is currently in very poor condition, and so we went out looking for a donor car. Which we were able to find, however, you will be the ones to decide what we do with the two shells. Whatever the majority votes for is what we'll be doing. It's your choice. The fate of this build depends on your decision.
You're watching season 2, episode 16 of "Save the Eclipse".

 

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Swapping a 4G63T from a Mitsubishi Evolution into a 3rd gen Mitsubishi Eclipse. Sorting out the motor mounts.
At the moment we have three 3rd gen Eclipses. You decide what we should do with two 3rd gen Mitsubishi Eclipse shells, meanwhile I'll be swapping a Mitsubishi Evolution 8 motor, manual gearbox and driveline into the third Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder 3-gen. An Eclipse just like this one starred in "2 Fast 2 Furious". But unlike that Eclipse, we're building a truly awesome turbocharged all-wheel drive example. Today we'll be going through the parts we purchased for this swap, while comparing 4G63, 4G64 and 4G69 motor mounts. We'll attempt to fit the 4G63T to the Mitsubishi Eclipse engine bay. All of the issues and difficulties we encounter along the way you'll see in the latest, 17th installment of "Save the Eclipse".
 

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Eclipse 2G is undergoing sandblasting, and AWD has prepared for the 3G Eclipse
In Mitsubishi Eclipse 2G, we put the v6 twin turbo 6a13tt engine and make it all-wheel drive. We took the body to sandblasting and now you can see what the sand did to it. At the same time, the body of the donor mitsubishi eclipse 3G, which we bought in the last part, is already on the lift and I am preparing it for conversion to four-wheel drive (AWD).
 

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I really the fact that your videos were detailed and will be easy to follow if ever someone tried to modify their cars in the future.
 

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Turbo engine installed, all-wheel drive conversion complete. This 3rd gen Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder will now be on its way.
I've fitted it with a turbocharged 4G63 from a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 8, also I've completed converting it to all-wheel drive. And now this 3rd gen Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder will be subject to some additional mods elsewhere.
As for our input, we've made some mounts for the new engine, installed a propshaft and a rear diff into a car that was never meant to have all-wheel drive. We also replaced the front wheel drive automatic transmission with an all wheel drive manual gearbox from an Evo. The car is rocking a Brembo big brake kit and a ceramic clutch made by Exedy.
We've given this 3rd gen Eclipse an overhaul in the latest episode of season two of Save the Eclipse.

 
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