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by sarusa
Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:06 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: Rough Idle After Service
Replies: 21
Views: 4485

Rough Idle After Service

Checked under bonnet with car at idle after service, engine was , how can I put it! wobbling about more than usual. Took it back to dealers. Mechanic claimed couldn't see anything wrong, it was normal, checked with new car and new car was noticably smoother, he claimed no different. While driving no...
by sarusa
Tue Dec 13, 2016 7:52 am
Forum: Thinking of Buying a Lancer?
Topic: RA vs NA?
Replies: 57
Views: 14481

Re: RA vs NA?

merlin is used by many to tune their cars, that's his game. So I would take what he has said as having been achieved and fact. Not supposition or may be.

Also note the 230kw is at the wheels, raising the bar higher again.
by sarusa
Sun Dec 11, 2016 9:30 am
Forum: Thinking of Buying a Lancer?
Topic: RA vs NA?
Replies: 57
Views: 14481

Re: RA vs NA?

you can add all the bolt on in the word and an aggresive tune and the cvt is going to be fine turbo it and then youll have problems Thanks for quick response lol. positive words I take it gained from your own experiences and expert opinion. Fortunately I won't be going turbo, just mild mods so shou...
by sarusa
Sat Dec 10, 2016 11:02 am
Forum: Thinking of Buying a Lancer?
Topic: RA vs NA?
Replies: 57
Views: 14481

Re: RA vs NA?

Just happened to go through this November thread which brought a question to my mind. How much power and or torque can the CVT transmission in the CJ, early and later models handle safely, long term? Absolutely safe limit on the 2lt should be, 125kw power and 226nm torque as with 2.4ltr engines and ...
by sarusa
Sat Dec 10, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: ClubCJ Talk
Topic: Rest in peace SAM-24A
Replies: 26
Views: 7221

Re: Rest in peace SAM-24A

RIP SAM-24A

Though you have left us, your memory lives on, as will, your contribution and your continuing assistance, through your thoughtful and helpful posts in these columns.
by sarusa
Wed Dec 07, 2016 9:03 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: 110k Mitsy Service Question - 09 VRX
Replies: 23
Views: 4673

Re: 110k Mitsy Service Question - 09 VRX

Brake fluid change is mentioned in your service booklet. I think its every 48 months. Quite frankly I ran my Skyline for 16 years over 260,000ks. and cant remember changing it, without any hassells. Recollection of my mechanic doing that when replacing brake pads and obviously would have done so, wh...
by sarusa
Mon Dec 05, 2016 3:52 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: NA CJ Lancer Servicing Complete Thread
Replies: 123
Views: 50285

Re: NA CJ Lancer Servicing Complete Thread

Will be getting second scheduled service in 2 wks: MY15 Warranty 100000km or 5 years. so far 1st service no extra charge! Received:- 5 free services on purchase, priced at $260 each. Saving of $1300. If anything extra has to be done, I, on handing car over request to be asked first as required in th...
by sarusa
Sun Dec 04, 2016 10:02 am
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: NA CJ Lancer Servicing Complete Thread
Replies: 123
Views: 50285

Re: NA CJ Lancer Servicing Complete Thread

Must look at my service manual, if its the same. due for 2nd service in a fortnight will check it out, Oh not till after service has been completed. My services are free, included in purchase deal. Check what you sign when you put your car in for a service. If necessary add scheduled service only, b...
by sarusa
Mon Nov 28, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: Vinyls & Graphics
Topic: VRX Front Inspiration Needed
Replies: 14
Views: 3616

Re: VRX Front Inspiration Needed

Looks great as it now is. So why change to what might suit you more or less, also budget will be best if its left as is.
by sarusa
Thu Nov 24, 2016 10:33 pm
Forum: Thinking of Buying a Lancer?
Topic: RA vs NA?
Replies: 57
Views: 14481

Re: RA vs NA?

Thank goodness we all have different ideas of whats best and whats right or whats wrong.
Be a mighty boring and monotonous world if we all wanted and had the exact same car the exact same wife the exact same house etc:etc:etc:
Bless our differences.
by sarusa
Wed Nov 23, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: NEW MEMBERS
Topic: New here, glad I found a forum with other lancer owners
Replies: 3
Views: 1795

Re: New here, glad I found a forum with other lancer owners

Welcome CrazySerb 23 you'll find heaps of ideas here. Looking forward to seeing that picture of your car. Here in Australia, we don't have an SE, current range of Lancer's are all front wheel drive only. Other then what are left of EVO'S and RA's which are no longer in production, its the end of all...
by sarusa
Wed Nov 23, 2016 10:07 am
Forum: General Talk
Topic: What is this?
Replies: 16
Views: 6209

Re: What is this?

listen!!! and find what rattles! Hahaha>
by sarusa
Tue Nov 22, 2016 1:17 pm
Forum: Maintenance
Topic: CJ Warranty Issue
Replies: 5
Views: 3872

Re: CJ Warranty Issue

Got to the bottom of warranty issue. Apparently dealer purchases car from Mitsubishi Australia, (who by the way are only wholesalers), as demo ex fleet or whatever but car isn't registered or used for these purposes, Mitsubishi Australia claim the words relating to "First Registration" und...
by sarusa
Tue Nov 22, 2016 10:40 am
Forum: General Talk
Topic: What is this?
Replies: 16
Views: 6209

Re: What is this?

Could be something that covers a hing.??
by sarusa
Mon Nov 21, 2016 7:48 am
Forum: Thinking of Buying a Lancer?
Topic: RA vs NA?
Replies: 57
Views: 14481

Re: RA vs NA?

na have run in the 14s and 13\100 is really bad for an na lancer Hard to be accurate on one tank full to the next. So checked usage over last 9 months, and 2,074km, all runs as prior predominantly 1km to 3km and occasional, country rd: run of 30km to 60km at speeds ranging from70km 80km up to 100km...

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