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    Difference between A05A & A03A chassis

    Hi guys!

    I've been doing research in the suspension department and I've come across the difference in chassis codes

    A03A
    - 1.0 engine
    - Japan release

    A05A
    - 1.2 engine
    - Thailand, Philippines release

    I inquired with Tein regarding their coilover kit, if the A03A set would fit the A05A. They couldn't give me an answer

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    From my reading that is the case as well. I doubt they changed the suspension for such a small change in engine displacement.
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    maybe or maybe not, the previous mirage, the CK4A and CJ4A had the exact same suspension, but the lancer evo CN9A which basically had the same chassis and suspension setup had an angled rear shock mount compared to the CK4A / CJ4A

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    I know someone who lives in Japan. If we got him to contact a Mitsu dealership there, could we cross check a part number against the Philippines part? What would be the best part to check?

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    good plan sir Metro! i'll ask for the front and rear shock absorber part number, if they're the same, then it's all good

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    OK - done. I've asked my friend if he'll ring up a dealership and get the Japanese part numbers for the F/R shocks. Hopefully he comes through for us.

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    AFAIK Front and rear oem shocks are tokico..dunno if its the same for the different markets across Europe,US,japan and asia...
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    Quote Originally Posted by RageMi View Post
    AFAIK Front and rear oem shocks are tokico..dunno if its the same for the different markets across Europe,US,japan and asia...
    confirmed. u can use the both chasiss coz i use the Tein high Tech special bought from japan. case close now

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    Thanks for the update, Cheezy. I reminded my friend 3x to call his local Japan Mitsu dealer and he keeps forgetting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MetroMPG View Post
    Thanks for the update, Cheezy. I reminded my friend 3x to call his local Japan Mitsu dealer and he keeps forgetting.
    no prob mate. will try to upload my car photos after plug in muffler



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