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#977225 - 30th Jan 2008 4:44pm Mitsubishi_Sean: Mitsubishi Carisma 1.8i 16v GLX
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Ok, Well it may not look it but this is a big step up from the Bravo, I didnt go for looks with this car i went for power,comfut and its got all that, Its a 1.8i 16v with elc windows,cup holders lol air con etc etc and very nice to drive and comfutable.

Lets start with the specs of my old car and this car :

The Bravo:
Engine Size 1370 cc
Cylinders 4
0-60 mph 13.4 s
Power Output 80 bhp
Valves 12
Torque 112 Nm - 82 lb-ft
Top Speed 106 mph
35MPG

The Carisma:
Engine Size 1834 cc
Cylinders 4
0-60 mph 9.9 s
Power Output 114 bhp
Valves 16
Torque 162 Nm 119 lb-ft
Top Speed 125 mph
37MPG

Its about the same on petrol aswell lol and i get all that extra power laugh

Plans:

Nuffin yet cause i need a job first but when i do get a job i wanna:

OUTSIDE:
Slam her
Nice set of rims
Nice evo spoiler
Back box
Mesh front grill and bumper
Get some square number plates and offset them lol
Tints

INSIDE:
Sports wheel
Dvd head unit
White dials with blue lights
Nice boot install (its fooking big lol)
Some side recliners or a hole leather re-trim
a few fancy lights lol

ENGINE:
Air filter
Few crome bits and fancy pipes
Facny lights

Will be other things as i go along lol

This wont be done anytime soon as im going to keep this car for a long time and take my time doing it up cause i like it smile

The bravo was half done when i got it so this car should be fun doing up cause i can do everything i "want" to do on her smile

It may look like a family car but it dont half go smile

Ok now for abit of info on the car:

I paid 400 for her with MOT till Oct and TAX till june, Runs smooth and the body is pritty clean, 103,000 on the clock, and its only an extra 150 a year on the insure aswell laugh

Ok im boring myself now, So here are a few pics, Enjoy but dont laugh tease smile raftl

First off, Bye bye Fiat Bravo 1.4s 12v frown





Now the pics of the Mitsubishi Carisma 1.8i 16v GLX:




















What they can look like:






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#977226 - 30th Jan 2008 4:56pm Mitsubishi_Sean: Mitsubishi Carisma 1.8i 16v GLX [Re: Civic_Coupe_Sean]
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Very good, big step up from the Bravo.

i'm sure it will look sweet with the mods you got planned.

First off, with any money you got left over get some wheels.
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#977227 - 30th Jan 2008 4:58pm Mitsubishi_Sean: Mitsubishi Carisma 1.8i 16v GLX [Re: Cali_16v]
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Money that was left over has been put aside for feb bills lol, That way everyones a winner smile

I get to keep a car on the road and my mom gets off my back lmao raftl

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#977228 - 30th Jan 2008 5:21pm Mitsubishi_Sean: Mitsubishi Carisma 1.8i 16v GLX [Re: Civic_Coupe_Sean]
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ha ha, a man with a plan. i like it.
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#977229 - 30th Jan 2008 5:22pm Mitsubishi_Sean: Mitsubishi Carisma 1.8i 16v GLX [Re: Cali_16v]
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Thats the look you want
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#977230 - 30th Jan 2008 5:32pm Mitsubishi_Sean: Mitsubishi Carisma 1.8i 16v GLX [Re: Cali_16v]
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this looks alrite for practicality yet decent... not totally to my likin but just some simple mods


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#977231 - 30th Jan 2008 5:56pm Re: Mitsubishi_Sean: Mitsubishi Carisma 1.8i 16v GLX [Re: Davey_Martin]
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only thing i'd say is wheels to small for size of car.

But like you say for practicality small wheels cheap tyres.
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#977232 - 30th Jan 2008 6:01pm Re: Mitsubishi_Sean: Mitsubishi Carisma 1.8i 16v GLX [Re: Cali_16v]
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tbh i think it's the size of the wheels that were makin it look a bit odd to me lol, price diff between 16's and 17's aint really too big a difference these days anyway lol

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#977233 - 30th Jan 2008 6:01pm Re: Mitsubishi_Sean: Mitsubishi Carisma 1.8i 16v GLX [Re: Cali_16v]
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Tell me about it, the wheels are that small they sit right in the arch so it looks like its got a wide arch kit on it lmao raftl

It will go down the same road as the bravo, Not ott nice a suttle smile

The thing is i hate the Bravos standard but i loved mine, I think every car looks poo standard but once its had a few mods they look 100x better smile

Like them pics of what my car could look like, They look nuffin like my car lol cause they look nice.....

Time will tell..........

Davey_Martin, I love that one you have posted smile

Only probs im having its finding parts, Dont seem to be that maybe about on ebay etc etc, Not looking to buy yet but need to know where im going to get my bits from when i get a job raftl

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#977234 - 30th Jan 2008 6:05pm Re: Mitsubishi_Sean: Mitsubishi Carisma 1.8i 16v G [Re: Civic_Coupe_Sean]
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makes it all the more fun and unique with it being difficult to find parts.

Dont forget the idea of using parts off other cars and modifying them to fit wink

has the potential to be a very nice car with the mods you plan to do.
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#977235 - 30th Jan 2008 6:10pm Re: Mitsubishi_Sean: Mitsubishi Carisma 1.8i 16v G [Re: BMW Joe]
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Yep like getting a galant spoiler or even a lancer spoiler to fit ????

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#977236 - 30th Jan 2008 6:14pm Re: Mitsubishi_Sean: Mitsubishi Carisma 1.8i 16v G [Re: BMW Joe]
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Yeah cheers Joe, Ill keep that in mind wink

First mod i did was take the towbar off haha raftl

Next mod will be CW stickers next thu wink wink

I wounder what evo bits will fit without major modifying, Also Mondeo parts as it looks abit like a Mondeo lol

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#977237 - 30th Jan 2008 6:17pm Re: Mitsubishi_Sean: Mitsubishi Carisma 1.8i 16v G [Re: Civic_Coupe_Sean]
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your best bet might be to try scrappies for mondeos and the like.

That way, you can try before you buy and they will appreciate you taking the bits off the car even if you dont want it lol
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#977238 - 30th Jan 2008 6:33pm Mitsubishi Carisma 1.8i 16v GLX [Re: BMW Joe]
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Few bits i plan on getting off ebay sometime soon (ish) lol

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=230216175954&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT&ih=013

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=300192141316&ssPageName=STRK:MEWA:IT&ih=020

Also some blue side lights, Only lil cheap mods i can do at the mo lol raftl

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#977239 - 30th Jan 2008 6:41pm Re: Mitsubishi Carisma 1.8i 16v GLX [Re: Civic_Coupe_Sean]
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thats all i have been buying.

it's the little things that count.
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