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Forum: Evo X General 07-16-2019, 02:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 266
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
It's almost impossible to remove the T-case...

It's almost impossible to remove the T-case without pulling the downpipe off first, due to the angle everything's screwed in there at. There's just not enough space to get the T-case out while the...
Forum: Off topic 06-17-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Holy crap! Congrats, dude! Hope you got a great...

Holy crap! Congrats, dude! Hope you got a great deal! It sounds like they got the center diff issues worked out by 2011, so theoretically that shouldn't be a problem for you. Enjoy your new whip!
Forum: Off topic 06-11-2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 282
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Advice from someone who bought their first Evo...

Advice from someone who bought their first Evo last summer:
Make sure it's had the center diff upgraded if it's an 08-10 (pins can come out and wreck stuff - unfortunate firsthand knowledge).
Make...
Forum: Evo X Wheels, Suspension & Brakes 06-11-2019, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
First thing I'd look for is exhaust leaks. My...

First thing I'd look for is exhaust leaks. My mid-pipe was leaking at both ends when I bought mine, and it had a bit of a rattle from 2-3k rpms. I may be way off base, but it never hurts to check lol
Forum: Evo X Transmission & S-AWC System 05-24-2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Absolutely! Good luck! :)

Absolutely! Good luck! :)
Forum: Evo X Transmission & S-AWC System 05-17-2019, 03:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Just did this process after a transmission &...

Just did this process after a transmission & t-case rebuild to bleed my car:
-get the car up on ramps & jack stands, put it in NEUTRAL, apply parking brake
-loosen bleeder valve, and attach a clear...
Forum: Evo X Transmission & S-AWC System 04-23-2019, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Update: So, I tried leaving the battery unhooked...

Update: So, I tried leaving the battery unhooked overnight again, this time turning off the ASC by holding the button down immediately upon starting the car. The electronics had reset, and the trip...
Forum: Evo X Transmission & S-AWC System 04-20-2019, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Here's the thread about the issues I was having...

Here's the thread about the issues I was having before having the transmission and t-case rebuilt: https://www.evoxforums.com/forums/showthread.php?t=397750

Correct on no codes at all, as far as...
Forum: Evo X Transmission & S-AWC System 04-15-2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Bumping with my fingers crossed... Anybody have...

Bumping with my fingers crossed... Anybody have any idea?
Forum: Evo X Transmission & S-AWC System 04-13-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 294
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Unhappy Rebuilt, filled, and bled, but still having issues...

Recently had my 5-speed and t-case rebuilt (thanks, Jack's, the shifts are smooooth!), and put on some new tie rod ends and sway bars while I had everything apart. After getting it all back together,...
Forum: S-AWC System 04-12-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 195,720
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Just posting to thank everyone here who...

Just posting to thank everyone here who contributed with helpful info and bump for other noobs like myself who bought used Evos and need to know how to fix things! So much good info here!
Forum: Evo X General 03-01-2019, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 505
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
That *looks like* a pretty sweet deal. My advice,...

That *looks like* a pretty sweet deal. My advice, as someone who thought he was getting a great deal when buying an Evo last June - have at least half that much sat aside for repairs and upgrades...
Forum: SST 03-01-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
+1 for tranny. Mine had the exact same idle...

+1 for tranny. Mine had the exact same idle bounce thing and harder shifts right before the transmission died (still moved, but with much lurching and "ka-THUNK"-ing). Just bought my first Evo last...
Forum: Evo X Transmission & S-AWC System 12-21-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,639
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Query that might help us all: Would it hurt...

Query that might help us all:

Would it hurt anything if I replaced the crappy OEM ear-type clamping bands with a worm gear-type screw-tight clamp?
...
Forum: Evo X Performance 11-06-2018, 12:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Jack's Transmissions sells a couple different...

Jack's Transmissions sells a couple different aftermarket sets for like $105, you can get either upgraded urethane bushings (what I'm doing) or solid metal bushings (if you're okay with more noise,...
Forum: Evo X General 11-02-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,423
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Based on the stock exhaust, it looks like the...

Based on the stock exhaust, it looks like the mount is on the right (both direction and correct) side, but that angle is extremely off... it should run straight back off the cat, flat against the car...
Forum: Evo X Performance 11-02-2018, 06:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Seconded. I noticed my rear diff flexes quite a...

Seconded. I noticed my rear diff flexes quite a bit on the stock bushings, so I'm getting ready to upgrade them
Forum: S-AWC System 11-02-2018, 06:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Indeed, it was quite disgusting, and smelled like...

Indeed, it was quite disgusting, and smelled like rotting fish...
Thank you, sir. If Jack's doesn't throw a new one in there for me, that'll be a handy link! :)
Forum: '09+ Ralliart General 11-02-2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Have you checked the line to the throttle body to...

Have you checked the line to the throttle body to make sure it's not rubbing or binding up on anything?
Forum: S-AWC System 11-01-2018, 06:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Update: Drained rear diff - fluids looked...

Update:
Drained rear diff - fluids looked great, still translucent with some color to them
Drained transfer case - gear oil was blacker than the blackest black times infinity, and had a bunch of...
Forum: S-AWC System 10-27-2018, 04:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Lol That's the real kicker - I've had it sideways...

Lol That's the real kicker - I've had it sideways a couple times since I got it, but I was barely even playing when it broke, maybe half-throttle at 2/3rds-left turn? I can tell this car's been...
Forum: S-AWC System 10-27-2018, 02:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Thanks, I'll go hunt down that thread. Pretty...

Thanks, I'll go hunt down that thread. Pretty sure it's the center :/
Forum: Evo X General 10-26-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Ditto. Mine was missing the middle mounting...

Ditto. Mine was missing the middle mounting bracket when I bought it, and I'm about to get a new catback.
Forum: S-AWC System 10-26-2018, 12:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Alright, I'm gonna go ahead and admit that I'm in...

Alright, I'm gonna go ahead and admit that I'm in way over my head here...
Does anyone know a decent shop in the Lawrence/Kansas City area that could fix my drivetrain without fucking it up, or is...
Forum: S-AWC System 10-24-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 829
Posted By Cheshire Cynic
Thanks for the tips, guys. I put it in gear a few...

Thanks for the tips, guys. I put it in gear a few times while it was up on jacks yesterday, and at one point the front wheels were spinning smoothly, but the back wheels were standing still until my...
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