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Time Machine: Sierra Sierra Mitsubishi Evo VIII


Vehicle: Mitsubishi Evo VIII

Owner: Dennis Kottke

Driver: David Empringham

Location: Minden, Nevada

Engine: Cosworth Mitsubishi 4G63 2.2L

Horsepower: 825+ hp at wheels


Engine Modifications:

Connecting Rods / Crank: Cosworth Big Journal 94mm Stroker Kit (uses ex-F1 rod bearings)

Camshafts: Cosworth EVO 8 SWB 290IN/280EX

Valves/Springs/Retainers: Cosworth Ultra High Rev Dual Spring kit

Cylinder Head Mods / Gasket: Cosworth Big Valve CNC Ported / No head gasket used

Head / Main Studs: Cosworth H-11 Tool Steel 11mm (off the shelf kit)

Intake Manifold / Throttle Body: HKS Kansai plenum/OEM Nissan VH45DE throttle body

Fuel Pumps: Bugatti Veyron x 2

Engine Control Unit: Cosworth Pectel SQ6

Ignition Coils: Okada Projects EVO 8 Quad Pac + Plasma Lift

Fuel Injectors: RC Engineering 1600cc x 4

Exhaust Manifold: Full-Race EVO 8

Turbo: Borg Warner EFR Performance Series

Waste Gates: Turbosmart Comp-Gate40 x2

Fuel: Reference grade E85

Oil: Royal Purple XPR 20W-50

Driveline Modifications:

Transmission: Stock Mitsubishi 5-speed casing with Quaife internals

Transmission Gearing: Group N rally spec

Clutch / Flywheel: Tilton Carbon clutch / Light weight Tilton

Gikken Rear Differential

Differential Type: Stock Mitsubishi Center

Differential Controller: Cosworth Pectel EDC

Wheels & Tyres:

Rays racing wheels Hankook Ventus TD Z221 295/30/18

Suspension & BrakeMods:

Front Springs (Make & Rate): Eibach

Rear Springs (Make & Rate): Eibach

Front Shocks (Make & Rate): Dynamics DSSV Front Struts

Rear Shocks (Make & Rate): Dynamics DSSV

Brakes: Brembo group N rally spec.

Exterior Modifications:

Front Bumper: Kaminari - Sierra Sierra Enterprises Design

Front Lip Spoiler: Kaminari - Sierra Sierra Enterprises Design

Front Fenders: Siebon

Hood: Kaminari

Side Skirts: Kaminari

Rear Fenders: Stock Mitsubishi Flared by Sierra Sierra Enterprises

Rear Bumper: Sierra Sierra Enterprises

Rear Diffuser: kaminari

Trunk Lid: Seibon

Spoiler / Wing: APR Performance

Doors: Siebon

Headlights: non

Taillights: Mitsubishi

Mirrors: APR Performance

Grill: Sierra Sierra Enterprises Paint: Livery by: ALFA livery design

Painted by: Norris Auto Body - Minden, Nevada

Custom Body Work: Sierra Sierra Enterprises

Interior Modifications:

Roll Bar / Cage: Sierra Sierra Enterprises

Seats: Recaro

Harnesses: Willans

Gauges: Cosworth Electronics Omega D2 Dash


Cosworth, Borg Warner, Royal Purple, Turbosmart, Full-Race, Okada Projects and Hankook

Time Machine: Sierra Sierra Mitsubishi Evo VIII

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