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Julius Gandia: 2008 Mitsubishi Evolution

Julius Gandia was the fourth person in the Unites States to pick up a Varis V2 widebody kit for his 2008 Mitsubishi Evolution, but this car isn't just for show. With a focus on performance, driveability, and overall cohesiveness through matching aesthetics, Gandia carefully planned out and built his Evo X to a proper all-around build that feels at home on the show floor and the streets.

Owner: Julius Gandia
Location: Layton, UT
Vehicle: 2008 Mitsubishi Evolution X
Horsepower: 570 whp on 91 octane / 670 whp on e85
Club: Celestial

Facebook: Julius Gandia
Instagram: @evoxjayz

Photography by @dom_photography, Daar Photography.

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  • AMS 2.2L Short Block
  • Headgames Build Head- pocket port, install bronze guides, valve job, chambers, lash, mill, Ferrea valves, GHC beehive springkit w/ custom retainer & Manley locks
  • Radium surge tank
  • Radium fuel lines
  • Walbro fuel pump
  • 1300cc injectors
  • Grimspeed EBC
  • Tial BOV
  • Tial wastegate
  • Sakura High flow cat
  • Sakura custom uicp
  • Sakura custom intake
  • Precision 6062 Turbo Kit
  • Titanium mounting bolts
  • ETS intercoolery
  • ETS licp was
  • Unknown dual titanium exhaust
  • Powder coated gloss/matte black engine parts and valve cover
  • Full Password JDM carbon fiber goodies.
  • All copper coated pipes by ogden chrome utah
  • ARC coolant cover

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  • Invidia single-exit exhaust


  • Kaizen Tuning custom Tune for both E85 and 93 octane 

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  • CCW wheels
  • Michelin tires


  • Endless brakes


  • Air Lift Performance 3P/3H air suspension system

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  • Full Varis V2 widebody #4 kit in USA
  • Avery dark grey mettalic wrap
  • Varis Carbon Fiber hood
  • Varis front bumper
  • Varis Carbon Fiber Lip/diffuser
  • Varis Widebody fenders
  • Varis Side skirts
  • Varis Carbon Fiber widebody running boards
  • Varis Carbon Fiber widebody canards
  • Varis widebody rear quarter panels
  • Varis Carbon Fiber rear diffuser
  • Ganador Carbon Fiber side mirrors
  • Do-Luck Carbon Fiber trunk
  • Shaved roof antenna
  • Custom headlights modified with a remote controlled adjustable color changing projector light.
  • Audi looking headlight on the left and airduct headlight delet on the left.
  • PasswordJDM carbon fiber Headlights
  • Varis Taillights
  • Gluxlite LED lights
  • All Chasing J’s Bolts on the kit and all around engine bay


  • Gluxlite lighting

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  • Bride seats
  • Cusco add-on bar
  • Cusco 4-point rollcage(color matched to car)
  • Takata 4-point seat belt harnesses
  • Alcantara Black leather with red stitching
  • Red leather inserts with diamond stitch pattern on door cards
  • Red alcantara leather pull straps to replace inside door handles
  • Momo steering wheel 7/300
  • Work bell quick tilt
  • NRG adapter
  • Likewise shiftknob
  • Black suede trunk

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  • JL Audio 12-inch sub in custom enclosure
  • JL Audio component speakers in a custom enclosure mounted to the trunk lid
  • JL Audio amplifiers (2) mounted on free-floating amp rack
  • Custom on/off volume adjustable switch mounted in trunk


  • Varis V2 widebody

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  • Swan-neck wing
  • Varis canards
  • 3-Piece wheels


  • Air Lift Performance
  • Gluxlite
  • Tredwear
  • Inspite Empire Apparel
  • Race Ramps
  • Tanginamo Lifestyle
  • Accelera USA
  • Zeus Creative
  • Ogden Chrome


  • Kaizen
  • Selfbuild

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