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by jacoblindsay
Sun Nov 17, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: Parts Compatibility
Replies: 10
Views: 713

Re: Parts Compatibility

I have the engine back together with the correct crankshaft. I'm doing the timing stuff on it now and when I rotate the crank counter clockwise the belt works its way on to the cam sprocket water pump and tensioner. But when I rotate it clockwise it works its way about a 1/4 in off. I'm thinking one...
by jacoblindsay
Thu Oct 24, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: Parts Compatibility
Replies: 10
Views: 713

Re: Parts Compatibility

I have it all torn back apart and I’ll clean up the original crank to better assess it’s damage. I know 1 & 4 rod journals are scored but not excessively so I’ll see if I can polish it out
by jacoblindsay
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: Parts Compatibility
Replies: 10
Views: 713

Re: Parts Compatibility

Aw man ignore my last. Your right I’m SOL
by jacoblindsay
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: Parts Compatibility
Replies: 10
Views: 713

Re: Parts Compatibility

So the crank sensor on the 02 is an inductive sensor so it reads magnetic flux. So every time the lobe rotates in front of the sensor a voltage is created so it should be able to communicate with the ecm
by jacoblindsay
Thu Oct 24, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: Parts Compatibility
Replies: 10
Views: 713

Re: Parts Compatibility

The original crank is badly scored and would require a grind and oversized bearings. I don’t see any markings or differences in the cranks loves that my sensor would be reading. How does the sensor on the 95-02 read the position?
by jacoblindsay
Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: Parts Compatibility
Replies: 10
Views: 713

Re: Parts Compatibility

So now that the engine is all put together, I realized that the old crank and new crank are not the same. The new crank must be from 03-05 because it has the crank position sensor wheel toward the flywheel end of it where as the 98-02 cranks don’t have this and the sensor is on the pulley end. Will ...
by jacoblindsay
Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Rebuilding a Cylinder head
Replies: 8
Views: 198

Re: Rebuilding a Cylinder head

Not part of the cylinder head but I'm at the point were I'm installing the pistons. I'm having trouble getting the piston pin into the connecting rod. Am I supposed to heat up the con rod to expand the bore a little bit? or do something else?
by jacoblindsay
Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Rebuilding a Cylinder head
Replies: 8
Views: 198

Re: Rebuilding a Cylinder head

Cool thanks. Any tricks with using a valve springs compressor on the stiff crane springs. It took me about an hour to seat one retainer and keepers😕
by jacoblindsay
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Rebuilding a Cylinder head
Replies: 8
Views: 198

Re: Rebuilding a Cylinder head

Also where can I get new spark plug wells because I may have bent the originals when I removed them. #-o
by jacoblindsay
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Rebuilding a Cylinder head
Replies: 8
Views: 198

Rebuilding a Cylinder head

Has anyone ever needed to use shims when rebuilding a head with crane valve springs?
by jacoblindsay
Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: Parts Compatibility
Replies: 10
Views: 713

Parts Compatibility

I'm rebuilding my 2002 2.0l neon engine and am planning on putting DOHC pistons in from a 1997 neon. From my understanding the 02 engine is an A588 and the 97 engine is an ECC....but I've read on here somewhere that the blocks are the same (which is why the DOHC pistons work in a SOHC block) the onl...
by jacoblindsay
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: Engine specs
Replies: 0
Views: 403

Engine specs

Does anyone know what these specs are?
Stock cylinder head cc
Deck height
Piston cc
I'm trying to figure out what I need to do with with my head to get a certain DCR but I'm having trouble finding this info online.
by jacoblindsay
Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Engine
Topic: Engine overhaul and upgrades
Replies: 1
Views: 182

Engine overhaul and upgrades

So awhile ago my 02 neon engine died. Driving to school somehow I got a hole in my oil pan and I didn't catch it so I drove the car with basically no oil for maybe a mile before it died. Not entirely sure what is damaged yet because I haven't taken it apart. I kinda want to do a minor NA engine buil...
by jacoblindsay
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: 500 HP?????
Replies: 2
Views: 395

500 HP?????

Is it possible to achieve 500hp with a Neon engine? I would imagine an srt4 could but would have to be built. What about a 2.0 sohc? What kind of HP do you think a 2.0 could make with a stroker crank with .080 over sized pistons, big cams, and a turbo. My engine recently died and I'm contemplating b...
by jacoblindsay
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Naturally Aspirated
Topic: Cylinder head upgrade questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2385

Re: Cylinder head upgrade questions

So my head passed inspection with just a few leaky valves that will be dealt with after I port and polish. I did have a question however with the comp 400 cam. What springs and retainers should go with that? I would imagine stiffer springs are required but I haven’t seen any companies really recomme...
by jacoblindsay
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:29 am
Forum: Naturally Aspirated
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 15
Views: 3273

Re: Intake manifolds

So I managed to get the flange matched up nicely to the dimensions of the cylinder head. Essentially I modeled a flange that is port matched. I want to do a quick print of my final design to see if there is anything I want to change and to check the gasket seals and o ring seal for the fuel injector...
by jacoblindsay
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: Brake issues and Upgrade
Replies: 7
Views: 465

Re: Brake issues and Upgrade

Does anyone know of any cheaper BBKs? I’m not really looking to drop a grand on brakes right now
by jacoblindsay
Mon Mar 18, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: Brake issues and Upgrade
Replies: 7
Views: 465

Re: Brake issues and Upgrade

Brake lines were the next thing I was going to look at but I planned on doing that with the BBK. Is it any year pt? And what else has to be changed with it? You don’t really every trust your car fully until you brake hard at high speed😂
by jacoblindsay
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Suspension, Steering & Brakes
Topic: Brake issues and Upgrade
Replies: 7
Views: 465

Brake issues and Upgrade

So I am the third owner of my neon and when I got it I noticed that when I went hard on the brakes the front driver side would lock the wheel up easily. This would be the only wheel that would lock up. I have gotten up to 100 mph or so and stood on the brakes and still the only wheel that would lock...
by jacoblindsay
Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Naturally Aspirated
Topic: Cylinder head upgrade questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2385

Re: Cylinder head upgrade questions

I am honestly so glad I don't have to swap the pcm :D I might just go with the comp 400 cam it seems like they are more available for better prices. This car is my daily driver so I am really not that concerned about getting all the horsepower I can out of the head yet. I have been porting and polis...
by jacoblindsay
Sun Mar 03, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Naturally Aspirated
Topic: Cylinder head upgrade questions
Replies: 7
Views: 2385

Cylinder head upgrade questions

I bought a cylinder head to go on my 02 neon and want to get it decked .030 and do a port and polish. I also wanted to put a crane 12 in with all the necessary springs and such but remember the whole electronics aspect to the upgrade. Do I have to mess with the PCM to make these upgrades worth it? I...
by jacoblindsay
Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Naturally Aspirated
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 15
Views: 3273

Re: Intake manifolds

So if anyone cares for an update, I got a manifold of ebay for $40 and have used that to dimension the flange for the intake. I would start printing it now but I thought that I should make sure it fits the cylinder head nicely (port match and all) so I bought a used cylinder head too (no I didn't ju...
by jacoblindsay
Tue Feb 12, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Picture Post
Topic: 10mm Spacers
Replies: 25
Views: 2985

Re: 10mm Spacers

What is the thickest spacer you would run? I planned on replacing bushings with polyurethane bushings to be able to act semi normally with the increased leverage arm I’d be creating. As for the wheel bearings, I think those will last plenty long and when they go out I’ll just replace them.
by jacoblindsay
Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Picture Post
Topic: 10mm Spacers
Replies: 25
Views: 2985

Re: 10mm Spacers

Has anyone ran 25mm spacers all the way around? I want to bring the wheel flush to the fender and 25mm is the measurement I ended up with can anyone confirm. The 25mm spacers have built in studs but will I be able to bolt them to the hub without replacing the stock studs?
by jacoblindsay
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:16 am
Forum: Naturally Aspirated
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 15
Views: 3273

Re: Intake manifolds

Awesome thank you I will refer to this often now. I'd love to do ITBs but I am a sucker for a CAI and I have an out of the box idea for that as well.
by jacoblindsay
Fri Feb 08, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Naturally Aspirated
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 15
Views: 3273

Re: Intake manifolds

I've thought about it but they are hard to find for a good price and I want to play around with my CAD software and 3d printer and see if I can't make something capable of the duties of an intake. I'm an engineering student too so I like making things difficult. If no one is able to get me a diagram...
by jacoblindsay
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Naturally Aspirated
Topic: Intake manifolds
Replies: 15
Views: 3273

Intake manifolds

Im looking to make an intake manifold that uses the same principles as the magnum intake that will fit right onto an 02 2.0 sohc Neon. I would take my intake of and do what I need to do with it but its is my daily and I don't have any days that I can just sit down and do what I need. Soo I'm coming ...
by jacoblindsay
Wed Feb 06, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: General 2nd Gen Discussion
Topic: The Sequential neon thread
Replies: 304
Views: 75159

Re: The Sequential neon thread

Does anybody by chance have their stock intake manifold off and are willing to give me some dimensions of the flange?
by jacoblindsay
Tue Jan 29, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Parts/Product Reviews
Topic: MPx Underdrive pulley
Replies: 78
Views: 29022

Re: MPx Underdrive pulley

I'm looking to get an MPx UDP but I've been reading and some people are saying there's and issues with the 02 Neons. What is the issue exactly? I picked up that the knock/misfire sensor is sensitive or something like that, but why would the UDP cause this sensor to trip the CEL? Is there a way to us...

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