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    ::WINNER:: May Car of the Month :: Hans@GZP!



    Congratulations to Hans@GZP & his
    1991 MITSUBISHI 3000GT Base

    Hans@GZP's Garage Link





    This car started out as my father's car. He purchased it new back in March of 1991. It was a pearl white 91 base 3000GT. I got it from him in 1998 with 53k miles on it. At that time, it was the coolest car in my high school parking lot. As time passed I started to slowly modify it. It started with a Borla Exhaust, then a K&N intake, next went a set of coilover sleeves, and finally a 75 shot of nitrous.

    Well, the auto trans didn't like the nitrous too much. After a few bottles it started blowing transmissions. These got expensive quick since they were never covered under warranty. Finally I just decided to switch it to a manual trans. This was the first documented auto-manual swap in 3S history which led to many others following in my footsteps.

    The 5 speed swap handled the nitrous just fine, but I wanted more permanent power. So, a twin turbo swap was next. I did the TT swap with a JDM engine with 13G turbos. That lasted a whole 3 hours before it spun a bearing!!! It was so fun during that time though.

    After blowing the TT engine, the car sat for 9 years until one day I picked up a 98 SL that was hit in the front and decided to put the car together using that car for parts. Now the car has a full 98 swap (including flashable ecu) and a 6G74 (3.5L) swap. Not a single part is original to the car except for what is welded to the chassis.

    While putting it all together, we painted the car Kirker Hot Rod Black. After the car was painted it hit a few car shows. Now it was sporting an Extreme Dimensions version 2 bumper modded to fit 99 headlights, a Cianci CF viper hood, Ksport Coilovers, twin turbo brakes, custom exhaust, and 19 inch wheels.

    Now that the car was together, I had always wanted to build a matching trailer from the back half of a 3000GT. So, a week before the NG 2011 I decided to build the trailer. No plans were drawn out. It was all in my head. We placed an order for the steel and I picked up my demolition saw and went to town on a 97 SL that we had picked up with no title. After 3 LONG days with no sleep, the car was complete. The test drive with the trailer happened 5 minutes before leaving for the NG. Before that, it had never been hitched to the car.

    Car first pulled into garage after having been flooded over the roof 2 times.


    Adding dry ice to remove old sound deadening material


    Installing 2G headlight buckets


    The car primed and sealed


    First of epoxy primer


    Engine bay full painted


    The 98 SL parts car that we used to recreate my 91 GT

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    Interior panels being dyed black.


    Modding the Extreme Dimensions Version 2 bumper for 99 headlights


    3.5L engine installed with ugly/dirty stock intake pipe


    The start of the trailer project (look, targa!!!)


    Cut that puppy in half


    Dragged the car inside to start the project.


    Doing some trim work to make up the frame.


    Welding in the floor frame


    Finishing up the floor frame


    No more trailer build pics. We built it too fast to take many pictures unfortunately.

    Funny vid of cutting the car in half with our drunk neighbor chiming in.


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    Congrats Man!

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    Grats Hans.

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    Congrats! Lot of hard work shown there.

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    Nice work Hans!!


    2015 NG: Best in Show. Best Custom Interior. Best Custom Exterior. 2nd place,Best Engine Bay. 2nd place,Best 1st Gen. 2nd place,Longest distance driven. 3rd place, Coolest Accessories. 3rd place, Autocross Class 2
    2014 NG: Best in Show. Best 1st Gen. 2nd place, Best Interior. 2nd place, Furthest Distance Driven. 3rd Place, Peoples Choice. 3rd place, Best Engine Bay. 3rd place, Best Custom Exterior
    2013 NG: 1st place, FWD Drags
    2011 NG: Best Overall and Best 1st Gen. 3rd place Autocross FWD Modified and FWD Drags
    2009 NG: Best 1st Gen 3S and Best Interior. 3rd place, Autocross, FWD Modified.

    Mods include 18in. Moda wheels and BF Goodrich KDW's, Tein Flex suspension, R1 Concepts rotors, 3SX stainless steel engine dress up kit. Blue/black carbon fiber 575 hood, VLS and a full RT conversion. Audio mods include a Kenwood DVD touch screen HU, Kenwood speakers, Memphis audio 5 channel amp and 12" Subs. Corbeau Leather seats, carbon fiber dash trim and HID upgrade.

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    So, whats in the trailer?

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    Amazing transformation Hans! Grats on the 1 + 1/2 COTM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Turbo Beast View Post
    So, whats in the trailer?
    Empty promises of a BBQ lol. I'm in the process of awd converting it with a big turbo setup. Gotta get that done before I can get the BBQ done in the trailer.

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