PT Cruiser Vs Dodge Neon frame comparison(DSL a MUST!!!!)

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PT Cruiser Vs Dodge Neon frame comparison(DSL a MUST!!!!)

Post by BlackRoseRacing » Sun Jan 03, 2010 6:41 pm

for those of you who don't know, the PT and Neon share the same chassis. I have already posted the difference's between the front control arms. Now I present to you some pics of the PT front frame:
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If someone has some detailed pics of the Neon frame, please post
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Post by BlackRoseRacing » Tue Jan 05, 2010 5:58 am

We'll based on the pictures above it appears the PT frame is actually slightly stronger in design and has 2 more aditional mounting points....
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Post by fixitmattman » Tue Jan 05, 2010 10:29 pm

I have some pics of 2000 vs. 2005 frames I can throw up when I get time/feel like it.

Had the wreckers tell me the part numbers are different 00-02/03-05 and tried to convince me they wouldn't fit. While I'm sure the P/N's are different I can say for sure the 05 fits on the 00 no problem, just in case anyone else is getting told this.
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Post by occasional demons » Tue Jan 05, 2010 11:13 pm

They are all the same fit wise. The differences are in the bracing underneath.
2.0
5272341AA '00/'01 $582.00 superceded from 5272238AE ('00)5272238AG ('01)
5272341AB '02 $757.00
5272341AC '03 $352.00
5272341AF '04/'05 $407.00

2.4
5290203AB '03/'04 $752.00
5290203AC '05 $814.00

So be careful what number you use. I would at this time, specify the '03 2.0 pn# if ordering from a dealer. The pic with the red arrow is the only difference between the SRT and the standard crossmember. Is it worth $450 +/- to have that clinch nut to fasten the pipe to? A drill, drill bit and tap are far cheaper...

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Post by 03SXTGUY » Sat Jun 18, 2011 7:15 pm

:shock: Geesus, resize that shite! lol
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Post by ragek23 » Thu Mar 08, 2012 7:34 am

fyi dodgeparts.com has the 03' for $266

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