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2016 Media Coverage
Written by Scott Dean   
Monday, 08 February 2016 20:15

Archie's 2 Door EVO is blowing up big time. It is all over the place and now it's on iamlauder.com

Archie Concon's Mirage to Evo VI Conversion

Archie’s Evo VI… Sort Of

What can be said about Archie’s car that hasn’t already been written in magazines? It’s a work of art. It’s commitment. It’s dedication. It’s just as much an evo as any other evo out there, but it started off as a Mirage.

Once again I’m doing a feature about an evo. But this one’s a bit different. Archie Concon’s 2000 Mitsubishi Mirage has been breaking necks for years, and for good reason. Popularly known as the two-door Evo, this car went through a full Evo VI conversion and it’s nothing short of amazing.

To the average joe out there this car is nothing more than another modified car. To the enthusiast this is a work of art. This is a perfect example of what can be achieved with passion and time. It’s not about buying all the parts, it’s about buying the right ones.

I don’t have much to write about this build, I really don’t think I can do it justice. I would rather just show the photos I captured and try to give you guys a glimpse into Archie’s work on his two-door Evo. I’m sure this isn’t the first time you’ve seen this car, and I’m sure it won’t be the last!

2000 MITSUBISHI MIRAGE AKA 2DR EVO
743 AWHP and 603 AWTRQ at 30psi on E85 fuel

Archie Concon's Mirage to Evo VI Conversion

Archie Concon's Mirage to Evo VI Conversion
Archie Concon's Mirage to Evo VI Conversion

ENGINE:
TrevTec Motorsport 2.1 EVO VIII 4G63 RACE MOTOR
Manley Performance billet 94mm crankshaft
Manley Performance turbo Tuff long Rods
Manley Performance 10.5:1 Pistons
ACL Race Bearings
ARP L19 race head studs
Balance Shaft Eliminating Kit
Cosworth EVO8 Race Head Gasket
Curt Brown Port and Polished Race Head
Manley SS Valves
KIGLYS Valve Springs
KIGLYS Titanium Seats and Retainers
Buschur BF 272 Race Cams
AEM Adjustable Cam Gears
OEM Mitsubishi EVO VIII T-belt
Sheepybuilt custom topmount turbo kit
ETS 4.5″ FMIC kit
Precision 6466 Billet Dual BB Turbo
Turbo smart 44mm Wastegate
Tial 50mm BOV
TrevTec Motorsports Intercooler Pipe
TrevTec Motorsports Custom Down Pipe
TrevTec Motorsports Custom 3” SS Mandrel Bent Exhaust
TrevTec Motorsports Custom oil catch can
AMS race oil pan
ARC Oil Cap
ARC Radiator Cap
ARC ignition coil cover
Mishimoto EVO 5 radiator
FIC 2150CC Injectors
TrevTec Motorsports Intake Manifold
Aeromotive ELIMINATOR Racing Fuel Pump
Aeromotive fuel pressure regulator
SS fuel lines
Sparktech Ignition coil on plugs
JDM EVO6 Cusco polished radiator shroud

Archie Concon's Mirage to Evo VI Conversion

DRIVETRAIN:
JDM EVO 4 transmission with Stage 3 Shep Transmision Upgrade
JDM EVO 5 Tranfer Case with Stage 3 Sheppard Racing Upgrade
Quaife EVO 8 LSD
Driveshaftshop.com Custom 2-piece Driveshaft
JDM EVO 5 Front Axles
JDM EVO 5 Control Arms and Knuckles
Complete EVO 8 Rear Subframe and Suspension Linkage
Exedy HD TRIPLE Disc Clutch Kit
JDM EVO 7 rear differential with LSD
JDM EVO 5 K-frame

Archie Concon's Mirage to Evo VI Conversion
Archie Concon's Mirage to Evo VI Conversion
Archie Concon's Mirage to Evo VI Conversion

EXTERIOR:
Custom Kandy Deep Oak Burgundy mixed with 50% Kandy apple red and 50% Kandy Gold
by Ahmad Peters at Mad Kustomz
JDM cf hood
JDM cf trunk
Full JDM EVOLUTION V/VI front end conversion
JDM EVOLUTION V/VI Stanley tail lights w/ inserts
JDM EVOLUTION V/VI Stanley headlights
Varis ASSO version front bumper
Varis ASSO CF v2 front under diffuser
Varis ASSO CF front canards
Varis ASSO GT fenders with CF canards
Varis ASSO rear fenders overlay
Varis ASSO CF Vortex Generator
Varis ASSO CF rear Diffuser
Voltex 1700mm Type 4 CF Wing
APR gt mirrors

Archie Concon's Mirage to Evo VI Conversion

INTERIOR:
Takata 4-Point Harnesses
Takata Shoulder Pads
Takata Racing Harness Reinforcement Plates
Takata Racing Harness Eyebolts
Works Bell Boss Short Steering Hub
OMP Tommi Makenin Edition Racing Steering Wheel
NRG quick tilt
MERRILL PERFORMANCECustom weld in 4 point Roll cage with Harness bar (ceramic coated)
MERRILL PERFORMANCE Custom Trunk cage and support bars (ceramic coated)
Custom upholstery suede
Recaro Tommi Makenin Edition racing seat
Recaro racing seat brackets and rails
Insulated Cabin With Dynomat
JDM Mivec 10,000 rpm gauge cluster

Archie Concon's Mirage to Evo VI Conversion

BRAKES AND SUSPENSION:
Wilwood BBK race System 6 pot in Front 4 pot in Rear
Wilwood Braided brake lines
ÖHLINS DFV Coilovers for EVO 5-6
Polished Rear Upper and Front Lower Control Arms
JDM EVO 5 Front Upper Control Arm
JDM EVO 5 Rear Upper Arm Bushings
JDM EVO 5 Front Lower Arm Bushings
JDM EVO 5 Tie Rods
JDM EVO 5 Trailing Arms
JDM EVO 5 Lower Control Arms (Rear)
JDM EVO 5 Differential Mount
JDM EVO 5 Differential Brace
JDM EVO 5 Transmission Brace Energy Suspension Complete bushing kit

Archie Concon's Mirage to Evo VI Conversion

WHEELS AND TIRES:
Advan RG-D 17×9.5 +15 offset (Front) 17×9.5 + 15 offset (Rear)
BFGoodRich Sportcomp 2 tires 275/40/17 (Front) 275/40/17 (Rear)

AUDIO:
Kenwood 6.5″ dvd dash player
Polk Audio tweeters
Polk Audio Reference component speakers
Odyssey Battery

Archie Concon's Mirage to Evo VI Conversion
Archie would like to thank the following people:
My family & friends
James Lin
Team Hybrid
BF Goodrich
Meguiar’s
Amsoil
Energy Suspension
Mishimoto
TAKATA
K&N Filters
Grafik Impact
Merrill Performance
Trevor Colon at TrevTec
Sheepybuilt
English Racing
Mad Kustomz
Mastermind North America
Highway Version

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