My name is Thomas, and i`m from Norway.
This summer i bought an 79`Lancer GL 1400, one owner car!.
I got a tip of a friend of mine, he knew of this Lancer that was going to get scrapped.
So i went too take a look, and bought it right away.
The car was way to good to get scrapped, so i had to save it.
It was a lucky find, the previous owner was a 90 year old lady.
She bought the car new in 79` at the local Mitsubishi dealer.
The car has only 109000Km on the clock, latest service was back in 2000 at 90000km.
I payed just a bit more than the scrap price, it had brand new winter tires and four nice ALLY CAT alu-rims with all the center hubs still there... and a full tank of petrol! .
Last service 93000km, year 2000.
This has to be one of the first Lancers ever sold in Norway,
the VIN number seems to be an early one: A172A6200313
Do any body know what these number means?.
I`v been thinking about swapping the engine to a 1600 or 1800 and
a five-speed gearbox.
So i was wondering about my options?, what engine and gearbox can i use?.