EVO and Eclipse Turbo Parts and Performance

Araknyd – One Clean Spyder

This is one of my all time favorite 2G Eclipses. Mark (Araknyd) has this crazy attention for detail and style that shows through out his 1997 Spyder GS-T. Sure it looks like a show car but it gets used as a race car too. Mark regularly drag races (1/4 mi.: 12.634 sec @ 108.52 mph, 1.84 sec 60′) and autocrosses his Spyder. Enjoy the pics!




  • “Big” 16G Turbo
  • Buschur Stage 3 Cylinder Head
  • Stainless Oversized Valves
  • Titanium Retainers
  • HKS 264/264 Camshafts
  • Fluidyne Radiator
  • Stainless Braided Radiator Hoses
  • RC 550cc Injectors
  • Denso Fuel Pump, Upgraded Wiring
  • Magnecor Plug Wires
  • RRE Breather Catch Can
  • A/C Removed


  • Extrude Honed 1st Gen Intake Manifold
  • A’PEXi Front-Mount Intercooler
  • Blitz Stainless Steel Mesh Filter
  • Dejon Tools Intake Pipe (MAS to Turbo)
  • RRE Custom Upper Intercooler piping
  • 1st Gen Blow-off Valve
  • 1st Gen Throttle Body


  • 3-inch cat-back made from a combination of Buschur and Thermal parts
  • Victory Performance O2 housing (open dump tube for internal gate)
  • RRE downpipe (2.5″ to 3″)
  • 3″ high-flow catalytic converter
  • Ported exhaust manifold


  • Quaife Limited Slip Differential
  • ACT 2600 lb. clutch
  • 14.5 lb. lightened/balanced flywheel
  • Shortened shifter
  • Aluminum shift cable bracket bushing replacement on tranny
  • “Symborski” shifter bushing modification
  • Stainless steel clutch hose
  • FCU (fluid containment unit) bypass


  • Custom 6-point roll bar by Mark McMahan
  • Ground Control adjustable height coilovers (1.5″ lowered)
  • Tokico Illumina 5-way adjustable shocks
  • Eibach Racing Springs (500lb/300lb)
  • RM Racing Stabilizer Bars
  • Front strut tower brace
  • RRE Lower Stress Bar
  • Corbeau Forza racing seats
  • Simpson Cam-lock 5-pt Harness
  • SSR Competition 17×8″ wheels
  • BF g-Force Drag Radials 225/45/17 (street)
  • M&H Drag Slicks on Bogart 13×8 wheels (drag racing)
  • Porterfield R4S brake pads
  • Stainless Steel brake lines
  • Prothane motor mounts

Gauges, Electronics & Controllers:

  • A’PEXi S-AFC A/F Controller
  • GReddy Profec B Boost Controller
  • GReddy Turbo Timer
  • Autometer Sport Comp Boost Gauge
  • Autometer Sport Comp EGT Gauge
  • Autometer Sport Comp Fuel Pressure Gauge
  • Autometer Sport Comp Air/Fuel Gauge (gadgetseller.com version)
  • OBDII datalogger

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