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2006 Mitsubishi Evo IX RS - Francis Turalba

The beauty of owning an EVO is that you don’t necessarily have to go crazy modifying it to have a very fast and fun car.

Jun 17, 2011

Francis Says: I’ve been in love with the Evolution ever since I saw one in 1994 back home in the Philippines. After nine generations of the car, I was finally able to afford one. I bought the EVO brand new in 2006, and it’s still running strong after 125,000 miles. My boys will have it when they have their driver’s licenses, but until then I have 14 more years to enjoy it!
We Say: The beauty of owning an EVO is that you don’t necessarily have to go crazy modifying it to have a very fast and fun car. This EVO is a great example of what can be done without breaking the bank or reliability of the car. We also love the wingless look with the Enkei NT03+M wheels.

Specs & Details

'06 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX RS
Engine 2.0-liter 4G63 turbocharged 4-cylinder
Engine Modifications Mynes Performance custom header w/ 2,000-degree coating; Monster Sport carbon-fiber intake cover; Blitz air filter; Okada Project coil packs; Evil Engineering custom intercooler & piping; JIC downpipe; GReddy full titanium exhaust; GSC S1 cams; Tomei cam gear; Blox pro manual boost controller
Drivetrain Carbonetic twin-disc clutch & lightened flywheel
Engine Management Mynes Performance tune
Suspension JIC FLAT2 coilovers
Wheels, Tires & Brakes Enkei NT03 +M wheels w/ 255/35R18 tires; Racing Brake 2-piece cross-drilled/slotted front rotors & 1-piece slotted rear rotors; Hawk brake pads
Exterior Se lip; vortex generator; shorty antenna; Lamin-X headlight film
Interior Ralliart shift knob; GReddy turbo timer; Sparco 4-point harness; Recaro baby car seat (my favorite upgrade)



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