I have a 1999 eclipse gs 2.0 engine 5 speed trans. I love my car its my first car I bought with my own hard worked money but after reading some questions and answers I'm not sure about my car anymore. Is there anything I can do to the motor and trans to get more performance and still have good gas mileage but not spend a fortune? Or am I better off getting something else?

AdamLS1
0

Asked by Dec 25, 2012 at 07:21 AM about the 1999 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS

Question type: Car Customization

6 Answers

John Leone
7,945

gas mileage differs due to maintenance, and driver style!!!! You have a decent car, keep up with mileage and the timing belt services!!! tires inflated, and what made you doubt the car? as far as performance, have a goal, an idea of what you will be happy with your car being able to do. Only then will you decide if the one you have is capable, or another would do the job better....make sense?

Best Answer

Injen rd short ram intake, new high flow cat by magnaflow Nd exhaust system from header down. And get computer chip for gas milage your car is a gem i got 2 and get 30 mpg

Ryan Beltz
265

aem v2 cold air intake and exhaust will give you better mpg and more HP :)

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
AdamLS1
0

I completely agree on the mainance and driver part. I was taugh by an old professional truck driver on how to save fuel ( gas ) by gradually bringing up the rpms as u rise through the gears and by never letting rpms get very high, using momentum of heals and predicting tracking redlight changes. I check my tire pressure Atleast every other trip. And bc of a all oil leak I check the oil Atleast once a week sometimes twice. But I prob should check on the timing belt. I know I have a good car as is, I hear and read, there very reliable if treated rite, but my idea with the car was to put a bigger engine and a more sporty trans in it, like the 2.4 turbo charge and 6 speed trans. But what do I know I'm a young adult. Thank you guys for all yalls help and I will forsure try some your ideas. Keep up the good work, we all appreciate yalls time and answers.

Ryan Beltz
265

not a problem man and if i was you id just bore out your 420a to a 2.4l instead of swapping it to the v6 if that was your plan save you 1 hell of a mess with wiring and everything and your honestly better of with the 5 speed trans. just get a light weight flywheel and stage 2 or 3 clutch and some good trans fluid. if you need anything in the future dnt be afraid to ask me ill help you my best and will let you know if i dnt have a answer i wont bs you you have a good day man

Rauloropeza15
0

i just got a 1999 eclipse with the 2.0. i wanted to try and get it in the 200-300 hp range. Any info on what i can do to it to achieve that would be great. And i got a budget of about $1000-$1500

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • What can i install in my 03 eclipse to up the horsepower? 6 answers

    I have an 03 Eclipse Gs. I wanted to put a turbo charger in but what do I have to install in my stock engine for it to handle the turbo charger. If you could give me a list of things that would be hel...

    2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse

    -

    Car Customization

  • will a 2.4l 95-00 fit in to my 96 eclipse gs has a 2.0l, 3 answers

    2.0l engine piston or something rather is jumping in my engine. so bought a 2.4l 95-00 i have both engines next to each other and noticed not that many of my parts are gonna fit correctly on the 2.4...

    1996 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS

    -

    Car Customization

  • I am in great need of assistance... I have an eclipse from hell! 1 answer

    Here's the gist of it... I bought it, swapped out the engine with a JDM 4g63T, including the wiring harness that came with the JDM engine... Mechanic calls me and says the starter wont work, so I give...

    1997 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS-T Turbo

    -

    Car Customization

  • can I boost a 2000 eclipse gt stock motor 2 answers

    I was recently told I could not or there was not a point in boosting my stock 2000 mitsubishi eclipse gt because it's a v6 and is already a high compression motor and that if I did boost it I wou...

    2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT

    -

    Car Customization

  • 98 2.0 eclipse error codes p0171/p0301 70 answers

    My daughter has a 98 mitsubishi eclipse 2.0.129,000miles she has replaced the plugs and wires, It has error codes p0171 and p0301 lean fuel, i have checked for vacuum and gasket leaks with brake clean...

    1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Eclipse

Looking for a Used Eclipse in your area?

CarGurus has 1,744 nationwide Eclipse listings starting at $2,300.

ZIP:

Search Mitsubishi Eclipse Questions

Mitsubishi Eclipse Experts

#1 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,530
#2 Daniel Foster
Daniel Foster
Reputation 670
#3 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 360
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder"
28 Great Deals out of 702 listings starting at $1,600
Used Ford Mustang"
764 Great Deals out of 39,859 listings starting at $1,450
Used Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution"
20 Great Deals out of 837 listings starting at $14,000
Used Honda Civic"
1,060 Great Deals out of 55,047 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Camaro"
713 Great Deals out of 37,475 listings starting at $2,650
Used Mitsubishi 3000GT"
98 listings starting at $2,300
Used Toyota Celica"
7 Great Deals out of 455 listings starting at $2,000
Used Honda Civic Coupe"
340 Great Deals out of 14,782 listings starting at $1,799
Used Hyundai Tiburon"
16 Great Deals out of 710 listings starting at $1,492
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,391 Great Deals out of 38,634 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

2012 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS For Sale
5 Great Deals out of 32 listings starting at $8,000
2011 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS For Sale
20 listings starting at $6,499
2009 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS For Sale
7 Great Deals out of 145 listings starting at $3,500
2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS For Sale
10 Great Deals out of 154 listings starting at $2,980