Nov ’12 Featured Car: Essex Olalia’s 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer EVO IX – Evolution

Specs are from Import Tuner Magazine

Essex Olalia


Henderson, NV

medical assistant/medical biller

family and friends, working on cars, Team Hybrid and Hybrid Hunnyz

“Building a car isn’t just adding parts. Think of the car’s purpose, and don’t sacrifice performance just for looks.”

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Output: 505 whp | 481 lb-ft of torque

Brian Crower crankshaft, connecting rods, pistons, 280-degree camshafts; HKS Super Induction intake, Carbon TI cat-back exhaust, front-mount intercooler and pipes; Buschur Racing 3076R turbocharger; Forge Performance blow-off valve. Tial wastegate; Halman boost controller, GReddy FATT turbo timer; Mizu radiator, fans; Mishimoto hoses; RC Engineering 1,000cc/min fuel injectors, Walbro 255-lph fuel pump, MSD DIS-2 Plus ignition; Cusco turbo manifold heat shield; PCM-reflashed ECU by Thomas Ribble

Suspension: Endura Tech front and rear coilovers; Energy Suspension Master Urethane bushing kit; Cusco rollcage, radiator support brace

Wheels/Tires: Volk Racing Gram Lights wheels (18×9.5 +15mm); BFGoodrich KDW tires (265/35-18); Work aluminum lug nuts

Brakes: Rotora six-piston front calipers, four-piston rear calipers, two-piece slotted rotors

Exterior: APR Evil-R front bumper, rear bumper, side skirts, front fenders, carbon-fiber front lip splitter, canards; Seibon carbon-fiber hood, trunk, BASF teal blue paint, applied by Spring Mountain Autobody; vinyl decals by Brian of BCE Design

Interior: Bride VIOS Lowmax carbon/Kevlar front seats; Takata harnesses; Nardi Deep Corn steering wheel; custom red suede interior accents, headliner, stitching, carbon-fiber vinyl

Electronics: Greddy boost gauge, shift light; Sony XAV-60 head unit, XVM-B62 LCD monitors (x2), XM ZZR3301 Class D amps (x3), XM ZR704 amps (x2), GTX 16215 speakers (x2), XSGT 1626A speakers (x2), XS-LD106P5 10-inch subwoofers (x3), rearview camera (x1)

Gratitude: God, for all His blessings; my mom and dad; my fiancé, Camille Ramos; founder/president of Team Hybrid and Hybrid Hunnyz James Lin; the extended Team Hybrid fam, especially LV chapter director Archie Concon; BFGoodrich Tires; Sony; Meguiar’s; NOS Energy Drink; Alfred Mortel; Marc Cuyugan; Omarc Carticiano; Ricky Tolentino; Brian of BCE Design; Richard Celestino; Mark Aquino; Filipino Auto Body; H1 Performance; Spyke Salvoza of S4S Autohub

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May 17+ years of Team Hybrid’s Tradition- Philosophy-Innovation-Management-Quality continue making import history…