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Eric McWilliams: 2008 Mitsubishi Evolution

Eric McWilliams purchased the 2008 Mitsubishi Evolution after his previous Evo was totalled in an accident. The next day, a set of cams he had ordered for the original Evo showed up at his door, and he knew the build was on again.

Owner: Eric McWilliams
Location: Henderson, NV
Vehicle: 2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
Horsepower: 640 whp
Club: Team Hybrid

SOCIAL:
Facebook: Eric McWilliams
Instagram: @carolinabluevox

Written by Adam Gordon.
Photography by Lauder Corea.

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ENGINE & PERFORMANCE:
TrevTec Built 2.2L Motor
AMS 900x Turbo Kit
AMS Front Mount Intercooler
AMS Intercooler Piping
AMS Underhood Shifter Bushings
AMS A/C Delete
AMS Fuel Rail
AMS Fuel Pressure Regulator
AMS Motor Mounts
ACL Race Bearings
ARP Main Studs
CP 90mm Pistons 10:1 C/R
Cosworth 90mm Head Gasket
Ferrea +1mm Oversized Valves
FIC 2150cc Injectors
Golden Eagle Sleeves
Grimspeed 3-port EBC
GSC S2 Cams
Manley I-Beam Turbo Tuff Rods
Mishimoto Radiator
Mishimoto Radiator Cap/Gauge
Mishimoto Radiator Hoses
Mishimoto 10-inch Slim Fan
Password JDM Dress Up Bolts
Password JDM Carbon Fiber Ignition Cover
Supertech Dual Valve Springs/Retainers
Tial QR Blow Off Valve
Merrill Performance Catch Can
Walbro 450 lph Fuel Pump

EXHAUST:
AMS 3-inch exhaust w/ test-pipe

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PERFORMANCE ELECTRONICS:
TPMS Monitor
Glowshift Boost Gauge
Innovate Motorsports LC-1 DB Gauge
Openecu custom tune

DRIVELINE:
Jacks Transmission Stage 5 Ultimate Final Drive Transmission
Exedy Triple Disc Clutch
Act Monoloc
Driveshaft shop Carbon Fiber driveshaft
Driveshaft shop Stage 5 Rear Axels
TRE Max Lock Fully Built Evo 8 Rear Diff

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WHEELS & TIRES:
ISS Forged FM-10R Spec B 3-piece wheels - 18x11 -5 (f/r)
BF Goodrich Rival tires - 295/35/18 (f/r)

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CHASSIS & SUSPENSION:
Agency Power Rear Lower Control Arms
Agency Power Sway Bar End Links
Cusco Front Strut Tower Brace
Cusco Rear Strut Tower Brace
Cobb Front Hallow Sway Bar
KW 2-Way Adjustable Clubsport Coilovers
Whiteline Rear Sway Bar
Merrill Performance 6 Point Roll Cage
Merrill Performance Tubular Chromoly Rear Subframe
Merrill Performance Light Weight Front Crash Beam
STM Light Weight Cross Member

BRAKES:
StopTech 6-piston BBK front
Girodisc two-piece rear floating rotors

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EXTERIOR:
Varis Carbon Fiber Widebody Kit
Varis VSDC Carbon Front Splitter
Varis Dual Hyper Canards
AMS Carbon Fiber Roof
Aeromotion R2 Static Wing
RalliArt Tail Lights
Seibon Carbon Fiber Hood
Seibon Carbon Fiber Trunk
Aeroworks Performance Carbon Fiber Headlight Delete
Carolina Blue Pearl Paint
Grafik Impact Custom Time Attack Livery

INTERIOR:
Agency Power Short Shifter
AMS Shift Knob
AMS Shifter Bushings
AMS Small Battery Kit
Custom Black Suede Dash
Custom Black Suede Blue Stitched Shift Boot
Custom Black Suede Blue Stitched Arm Rest
Custom Carbon Fiber Gauge Cluster
NRG Black Suede Steering Wheel
NRG Quick Release GEN 2.0
Recaro Pro Hans Racer Seat
Takada 4 Point Harnesses
Works Bell Hub

COMPETITION EVENTS, CLASSES & AWARDS:
360 Import Car Show - Best Mitsubishi
JYD Carshow For Kid - Best Import
Sin City Carshow - Best Import
Cashman Center Carshow - Best 4 Door Import
IFO Las Vegas 2013 - Best Mitsubishi
IFO Las Vegas 2015 - Best Evo
Drag Racing Nationals 2016 - 2nd Best Mitsubishi
Drag Racing Nationals 2016 - Best Import
SPOCOM 2013 - 2nd Best Mitsubishi

FAVORITE MODIFICATION:
"Custom rear subframe. One of a kind and no Evo X has it. It is the lightest one produced."

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FUTURE MODIFICATIONS:
Fuel Cell with custom Surge Tank
Carbon Fiber doors
Custom Rear Difuser
AIM Digital Dash Display
Carbon Fiber Intake Manifold
Ludicrous Speed Shop Light Weight Hubs
Vertex Steering Wheel
Ganador Super Mirrors
Optic Armor Lexan Windows

SPONSORS:
BF Goodrich
AMS Oil
Meguiar's
Mishimoto

SHOPS/MECHANICS:
TrevTec
Merrill Performance
English Racing
TRE
Anderson Motorsports

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