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  Topic: Turbo and Supporting mods
JeremyJ

Replies: 8
Views: 107

PostForum: Forced Induction   Posted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:40 am   Subject: Turbo and Supporting mods
BWS will work fine with stock motor and depending on boost levels, could work without a custom tune.
  Topic: 2.0 w/header and no cats best muffler option?
JeremyJ

Replies: 11
Views: 92

PostForum: Engine   Posted: Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:13 pm   Subject: 2.0 w/header and no cats best muffler option?
I had a Camaro style Flowmaster muffler on my old '02 with a header and no cat. It sounded like shit. Crazy loud and raspy. I added a Vibrant resonator (from Modern Performance) and it helped take the ...
  Topic: Turbo and Supporting mods
JeremyJ

Replies: 8
Views: 107

PostForum: Forced Induction   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:19 am   Subject: Turbo and Supporting mods
Going to a 50 would require a whole lot of changes. Exhaust manifold, fuel system, tune, downpipe, intake...just to name a few. Like Jerry said, a big wheel stock turbo would probably be a decent upgr ...
  Topic: My 2002 R/T Project
JeremyJ

Replies: 288
Views: 10581

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:32 pm   Subject: My 2002 R/T Project
I've owned Neons for fifteen years and somehow never installed a set of these until just now. I think they've been added to my list of "things that should be done to every Neon", right after ...
  Topic: My 2002 R/T Project
JeremyJ

Replies: 288
Views: 10581

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:39 am   Subject: My 2002 R/T Project
Well...they weren't free, but I did get a screamin' deal for all the parts I got.
  Topic: My 2002 R/T Project
JeremyJ

Replies: 288
Views: 10581

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:59 am   Subject: My 2002 R/T Project
New development from last night. A buddy of mine is moving and needed to clear out his garage. I helped him out by taking home an SRT-4 2.4 long block and a whole shitload of stock and aftermarket SRT ...
  Topic: My 2002 R/T Project
JeremyJ

Replies: 288
Views: 10581

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:52 am   Subject: My 2002 R/T Project
Shifter update. The base of all the OEM/Mopar shifters is mild steel, with no coating at all. As expected, it gathers a bit of surface rust over time and looks like ass. Not normally a big deal for a ...
  Topic: My 2002 R/T Project
JeremyJ

Replies: 288
Views: 10581

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 9:18 am   Subject: My 2002 R/T Project
Since I'm still running without a boot, I plan to remove the Mopar STS, clean, paint, and reinstall it. I figured since I was going to have it out, I might as well add some goodies, right? I picked th ...
  Topic: MyNeonSaysHi Mod Log: Stone White
JeremyJ

Replies: 975
Views: 101893

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:44 am   Subject: MyNeonSaysHi Mod Log: Stone White
You missed a golden opportunity with the plate frame to tie the wheel color in a little more. Just sayin'.
  Topic: My 2002 R/T Project
JeremyJ

Replies: 288
Views: 10581

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 3:09 pm   Subject: My 2002 R/T Project
I put over 100,000 hard, rev limit bouncing, high speed driving miles of douchebaggery on my old '02 Neon. I even added stainless oversized valves, had the head ported, and everything. All with the fa ...
  Topic: My 2002 R/T Project
JeremyJ

Replies: 288
Views: 10581

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:49 am   Subject: My 2002 R/T Project
So I swapped the stock lifters back onto the head and it made no difference in sound. I'm pretty sure it's valve related at this point. Probably an out of spec valve guide.

https://i.imgur.com/pnu ...
  Topic: My 2002 R/T Project
JeremyJ

Replies: 288
Views: 10581

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:23 am   Subject: My 2002 R/T Project
I have about 3500 miles on the new setup. All of the lifters are new, so it would be extra frustrating if they're making the noise. I'm contemplating swapping the old lifters back in to see if the sou ...
  Topic: My 2002 R/T Project
JeremyJ

Replies: 288
Views: 10581

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:54 pm   Subject: My 2002 R/T Project
Not a lot. A couple of them will click side to side a little, but all of the pressure on them is up and down. I can't imagine there's a lot of force on the sides of them. Any sort of shim would have t ...
  Topic: My 2002 R/T Project
JeremyJ

Replies: 288
Views: 10581

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:17 pm   Subject: My 2002 R/T Project
After a few days on the road with these control arms, I can say that they are definitely more responsive than the stock ones. It's not a huge difference, but it's noticeable. Assuming they don't wiggl ...
  Topic: Dodge/Chrysler News
JeremyJ

Replies: 1052
Views: 106613

PostForum: Off-Topic Media   Posted: Thu Sep 07, 2017 7:36 am   Subject: Dodge/Chrysler News
Despite the rust danger, those triple rockers really helped the rigidity of the 2gn platform. These cars have excellently stiff platforms, which makes them very good on the racetrack. I wish Chrysler ...
  Topic: Dodge/Chrysler News
JeremyJ

Replies: 1052
Views: 106613

PostForum: Off-Topic Media   Posted: Wed Sep 06, 2017 9:48 am   Subject: Dodge/Chrysler News
I've owned two first gens and three second gens. The build quality on my second gens has been a lot better than the first gens. I know this isn't the popular opinion, but I don't think I'll ever own a ...
  Topic: My 2002 R/T Project
JeremyJ

Replies: 288
Views: 10581

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:22 am   Subject: My 2002 R/T Project
There are different part numbers for the SRT arm versus the base Neon arm. I ordered the SRT part numbers intentionally, hoping they'd be based on the stronger arms.

I had the same issue with the w ...
  Topic: Dodge/Chrysler News
JeremyJ

Replies: 1052
Views: 106613

PostForum: Off-Topic Media   Posted: Tue Sep 05, 2017 12:15 pm   Subject: Dodge/Chrysler News
And the Neon was the last good small car they ever made. Too bad the first gens started out with so many quality issues; the name was forever tarnished by failing head gaskets and peeling paint. The s ...
  Topic: My 2002 R/T Project
JeremyJ

Replies: 288
Views: 10581

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Tue Sep 05, 2017 11:37 am   Subject: My 2002 R/T Project
Yeah, I did. The arms I got clearly have the spherical Problem Solver joints, unlike the few people who received them with standard rubber bushings in the vertical spot. And the size discrepancies wit ...
  Topic: Dodge/Chrysler News
JeremyJ

Replies: 1052
Views: 106613

PostForum: Off-Topic Media   Posted: Tue Sep 05, 2017 11:25 am   Subject: Dodge/Chrysler News
I don't think the whole China deal will ever happen. Without Jeep, the remainder of FCA could basically dissolve. Ram is doing well, but Chrysler is down to two models, the supercharged Hemi Dodges ar ...
  Topic: My 2002 R/T Project
JeremyJ

Replies: 288
Views: 10581

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:21 am   Subject: My 2002 R/T Project
I got the Moog control arms and TREs installed this weekend and had it aligned. Steering input feels a little bit more direct and immediate. The new parts completely cured the terrible grinding noises ...
  Topic: ID This Part ??
JeremyJ

Replies: 12
Views: 275

PostForum: General 2nd Gen Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:10 am   Subject: ID This Part ??
It's a battery hold down that bolts to the front of the tray.
  Topic: My 2002 R/T Project
JeremyJ

Replies: 288
Views: 10581

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Tue Aug 29, 2017 2:36 pm   Subject: My 2002 R/T Project
I think the horizontal bushings in the Moog arms are a similar type of rubber as the OEM bushings, but the vertical bushing is changed quite a bit. The Problem Solver is actually more like a spherical ...
  Topic: My 2002 R/T Project
JeremyJ

Replies: 288
Views: 10581

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 3:42 pm   Subject: My 2002 R/T Project
Good enough for me.
  Topic: My 2002 R/T Project
JeremyJ

Replies: 288
Views: 10581

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 8:58 am   Subject: My 2002 R/T Project
How'd they feel? Any noticeable improvement in handling? Poly control arm bushings are supposed to drastically improve turn-in response and I'm curious to see how these compare to the fifteen year old ...
  Topic: My 2002 R/T Project
JeremyJ

Replies: 288
Views: 10581

PostForum: Progress/Project Log   Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 3:09 pm   Subject: My 2002 R/T Project
I got tired of the front end squeaks and ordered a set of Moog ball joints and TRE's. I'm not looking forward to the install, but I am looking forward to a smoother, quieter front end.
I've had these ...
  Topic: Photobucket
JeremyJ

Replies: 2
Views: 94

PostForum: Off-Topic   Posted: Thu Aug 24, 2017 7:50 am   Subject: Photobucket
It is definitely a huge pile of steaming bullshit. Thousands of online posts have been rendered useless.
  Topic: 2005 E-Blue SXT
JeremyJ

Replies: 22
Views: 968

PostForum: Cars For SALE   Posted: Wed Aug 23, 2017 8:10 am   Subject: 2005 E-Blue SXT
And I'm glad I got it! It's amazing how hard it can be to get people to buy stuff. I parted out a build on one of my older cars and I sold brand-new parts for half what I paid for them. It sucked. And ...
  Topic: can you turbo a 03 sohc
JeremyJ

Replies: 7
Views: 201

PostForum: Forced Induction   Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2017 8:27 am   Subject: can you turbo a 03 sohc
Turbo
Manifold
Intercooler
Piping
Couplers
Clamps
Fuel Injectors
Fuel Pump
AEM FIC
Aftermarket FPR
Fuel line
Misc. fuel fittings
Misc. vacuum fittings
BOV
Boost controller
Aftermarket c ...
  Topic: Booger Bushings: How long do they last?
JeremyJ

Replies: 11
Views: 321

PostForum: General 2nd Gen Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 11, 2017 7:20 am   Subject: Booger Bushings: How long do they last?
Come to think of it, the only ones I've ever seen fall apart were red.
 
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