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Gary Bentz: 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT

Gary Bentz saw the potential in the last iteration of Mitsubishi's iconic Eclipse from the get-go. When he acquired one of his own, he decided to take it to another level with engine mods and some aesthetic tweaks. Today, his 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT is one of a kind.

Owner: Gary Bentz
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Vehicle: 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT
Horsepower: 300 whp
Club: True Precision

SOCIAL:
Facebook: Gary Bentz
Instagram: @mcclipsegt

Photography by Peter Chen, BJ Bergey, So Trendy.

Gary Bentz 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse TBGLIVE 5

ENGINE & PERFORMANCE:
Boomba 75mm throttle body
Outlaw Engineering intake spacers
Fujita cold air intake
Ripp Mods long tube headers
NGK one step colder spark plugs
Energy Suspension motor mounts

Gary Bentz 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse TBGLIVE 2

EXHAUST:
Injen 3-inch piping w/ resonator
HKS carbon Ti muffler

PERFORMANCE ELECTRONICS:
Aquamist methanol injection
AEM wideband gauge
AEM trans temp gauge
AEM oil pressure/temp gauge
AEM volt gauge
Fastworks tuned ECU 

DRIVELINE:
OEM

Gary Bentz 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse TBGLIVE 7

WHEELS & TIRES:
Work Meister S1 3-piece wheels - 19x9.5 (f), 19x11 (r)
Hankook Ventus V2 Evo tires - 235/35/19 (f), 255/25/19 (r)

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION:
Cusco 2E coilovers
UAS aero sport bags
Whiteline endlinks
Energy suspension bushing set
Progress rear sway bar
Complex rear underbrace
Carbing front strut bar

BRAKES:
Rotora 6 piston 355mm 2 piece front brakes
Rotora 4 piston 330mm 2 piece rear brakes

Gary Bentz 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse TBGLIVE 6

EXTERIOR:
VIS carbon fiber G speed hood
VIS carbon fiber hatch
Zakustech rear window louvers
Carbon fiber mirrors
Carbon fiber gas door
Carbon fiber door handles
Autokitsx carbon fiber front lip
Autokitsx carbon fiber bumper cap
Carbon fiber side skirt caps
Carbon fiber fog bezels
OEM aero kit
Carbon fiber exhaust outlet
Carbon fiber canards
Morimoto led fog light
Custom retrofitted headlights
Custom painted rear tail lights

Gary Bentz 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse TBGLIVE 3

INTERIOR:
Evo X suede recaro seats
Sharkwerks fire extinguisher mount
Custom 6 point roll cage
Carbon fiber dash parts
Works bell quick release
Nardi suede steering wheel
Suede shift boot
Accuair 5 gallon air tanks (2)
Air Zenith OB2 compressors (2)
3.25 gallon methanol tank

AUDIO & MULTIMEDIA:
Pioneer Z150
Rockford Fosgate PP4 6.5

COMPETITION EVENTS, CLASSES & AWARDS:
N/A

Gary Bentz 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse TBGLIVE 9

FAVORITE MODIFICATION:
"My favorite modification would have to be split between my rollcage and rear window louvers. They both tie the car together so well and were made specifically for my car that it would be hard picking the favorite of the two."

FUTURE MODIFICATIONS:
Built motor w/ forged pistons and Pauter rods
Ripp Mods supercharger w/ Vortech S2 Si charger

SPONSORS:
N/A

SHOPS/MECHANICS:
Zury Fabrications
Auto Performance Aesthetics Centre
Vibrant Finish
Bob Ford

Gary Bentz 2006 Mitsubishi Eclipse TBGLIVE 4