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1995 - Mitsubishi 3000gt on 2040-cars

US $20,000.00
Year:1995 Mileage:145022 Color: Red

Aptos, California, United States

Aptos, California, United States

I am the 2nd owner of this heavily modified 1995 3000GT VR-4. The motor has about 10k miles on it, transmission about 30k. Purchased in April 2000, I have invested over $50k in aftermarket parts and modifications into this car. It has been garaged nearly all of it's life and hasn't seen rain in about seven years. Nearly everything on the car still works except for the gas light and antenna mast which needs to be replaced. A few items have been removed, such as the active aero, front windshield wipers and reservoir, and cruise control. Other than that everything else on the car is in perfect working order, including the all-wheel steering (I recently had the RWS rack and pinion replaced), ECS shocks (recently replaced as well) and ice cold A/C etc. My plan for this car was to build a 600awhp weekend driver on 100 octane and meth injection. I got about 95% done before funds dried up with the purchase of a house. Right now the car drives beautifully and easily makes ~450awhp on 91 octane at wastegate pressure of ~10psi & has a TON of potential. With meth injection, intake pipes and tuning I'm sure it could easily hit my original target of 600awhp at 25-27PSI. The car is smogged until May 2015 and comes with a gutted catalytic converter for track days (right now it has a flow-max catalytic converter). I have put so much time and money into this car I will only let it go for $30,000 as it could easily be parted out for $20k, possibly $25k if someone was really ambitious. However, I am only willing to sell this car to someone who has the time and desire to complete it. That said, I will not entertain any offers less than $30,000. The perfect buyer for this car would be a 3000GT enthusiast who knows and can appreciate the laundry list of rare, expensive, and nearly impossible to obtain parts on this car such as the authentic PitroadM front bumper, titanium cat-back & FMIC; Kaze side view mirrors and rear bumper; ACPT one piece carbon fiber drive-shaft, quaife front LSD, OS Giken twin disc clutch, genuine MHI TD05 16G turbos, 15" StopTech brakes, and the discontinued 19" AVS Model 5 rims in limited black chrome (19x9 front, 19x10 rear) to name just a few items. Please see below for a complete list of aftermarket parts and upgrades. PitroadM 99mm (~3.5") titanium cat-back exhaust PitroadM Downpipe (modified to fit up to the TD05's) PitroadM FMIC PitroadM Carbing Front strut brace PitroadM Front bumper Kaze side view mirrors Kaze rear bumper OEM '99 combat wing OEM '99 front headlights & signals OEM '99 sail panels OEM '99 rear center garnish OEM '99 Cabin light with Homelink AVS Model 5's in Limited Black Chrome (19x10 rear, 19x9 front) 15" StopTech big break kit (front) GT Pro Stage 5 Heads Dynamic Racing Stage 2 Cams Dynamic Racing high-rev valve springs OEM Shortblock with ~10k on it MHI "EVO3" TD05 turbos with ceramic coated headers OS Giken twin disc clutch (has about 15k on it) Quaife LSD installed with Kormex rebuilt transmission ACPT One piece carbon fiber drive shaft AEM V1 ECU, street tuned by FSR Motorsports Defi BF Gauges (Coolant temp, Oil temp, Oil pressure, Boost pressure, Exhaust temp) Genuine MR "GTO" carbon fiber Instrument bezel KOYO 2" Radiator Spal 14" high performance radiator fan HKS DLI MSD ignition wires Polished intake plenum Greddy DSBC Polyurethane motor mounts VIS Carbon fiber hood JDM Gearset (otherwise known as "MR" gears) Aeromotive 340lph in-tank fuel pump (hot-wired) Denso 720cc Injectors AEM Fuel Pressure Regulator AEM A/F Ratio Gauge Momo Millennium steering wheel Pioneer AVIC-Z110BT Navigation deck (with 2013 update) 2 sets of Focal K165s Soundstream Tarantula 500/4 Amp Entire rear cabin has been dynomatted LoJack Compustar RF-P2WSS 2-way 6000' alarm (needs FT-RC-P2WSS replacement case)

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