4G63 Datsun 1200 - Jett Racing
Mitsubishi 4G63 turbo powered Datsun
1200 Ute by Jett Racing. Racing in the Pro Compact class at the 2012 Sport
Compact Brisbane Jamboree.
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PRO EVO 4G63 - Forbidden Performance
With only a handful of passes, this new project Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
3 rear drive drag car runs bottom 8s.
PB 7.19 @ 190 ROB NOVAK - 2L 4G63 DATSUN (TEST DAY 1/09/2012)
Jett Racing had their Datsun 1200 Ute out today doing some testing for the
upcoming Jamboree. The car behind driver Rob Novak, has only been getting
faster lately and smashed out a
personal best 7.19 @ 190mph on the final run of it's day. The transmission
was then removed and put in team owner, Collin Willshire's 2L 4G63
Mitsubishi Eclipse. Collin ran Australia's first 6 second 4 cylinder pass
with a 6.98 @ 197mph but sadly was not captured on my camera :( We will
make sure we get the next one. You can see both cars at the QLD Jamboree on
September 22nd and 23rd.
4g63 Balance Shaft Elimination - bearing modification
This is the first part of a two part series about balance shaft elimination
on 4g series engines. This video details the bearings, the other video
will cover the front case modifications. I've already got a low-def video
of the front case mods, and I plan to re-shoot that one in HD when I'm in
the assembly phase. It's linked in the video.
The balance shafts are designed to cancel out harmonic vibrations caused by
combustion and the spinning rotating assembly. They may offer a greater
degree of comfort to the driver and passengers, but with that comfort comes
Often, when a 4g63 timing belt gives up, it's because the balance shaft
belt breaks or comes loose and takes the timing belt out with it. When
that happens, it can total your pistons, valves, damage the crankshaft,
wrist pins, timing belt tensioner and crank angle sensor. Basically, it
can total your motor. The balance shafts also have a combined weigh over
10 lbs and both are driven off the timing belt making them additional and
heavy rotating mass. If you've got a lightweight flywheel but still have
balance shafts, you have your priorities mixed up.
So here's what you do with the bearings. It's easy. You can do this at
home. You CAN do it with the motor in the car, BUT DON'T. You must enjoy
punishment to do this like that.
The end result will slightly increase your oil pressure, but usually not
enough to cause concern unless you have a full-circumference bearing turbo, ball bearing turbo--with your oil feed coming off the oil
filter housing. The head feed would be better in that case because it's
regulated at 15 PSI.
9-second plumbers van vs 8-second WRX
Tony Rigoli Performance Subaru WRX racing at Heathcote Park. This car still
retains an AWD system but is using an automatic transmission vs one wild
Mitsubishi Van. The van is running a Nitrous assisted small bock V8 Chev engine.
AMS Performance Evolution VII-IX V-Band Turbo Kit
With Precision turbo's newer, more
advanced turbochargers now available,
AMS Performance developed an updated turbo kit design for the Mitsubishi Evolution
VII-IX to make full use of their potential.
This new turbo kit design hosts a number
of advanced features to extract more horsepower and torque from
the 4G63 while vastly improving throttle response. Visit our website for
more information on the new AMS Evolution VII-IX V-Band turbo Kit. www.amsperformance.com
4G63 Dragster - 7.77 at 171 MPH
Only the 5th full pass down the track for the car and we broke into the
7's! This pass was at 36 PSI. The only changes since the last pass were a
fresh set of plugs and we tweaked the tune a bit.